Founded in 1918, IAAPA is the Global Association for the Attractions Industry.
With over 6,000 member companies from over 100 countries, IAAPA represents the diverse and ever-changing attractions industry and is the sum of its unique perspectives. Members include professionals from:
- Amusement parks, theme parks, and attractions
- Family entertainment centres
- Museums and science centres
- Water parks and resorts
- Zoos and aquariums
- Industry manufacturers and suppliers
The organization also helps members improve their efficiency, marketing, safety, and profitability while maintaining the highest possible professional standards in the industry.
IAAPA is the industry voice for safety, advocacy, and government relations. We advocate to protect your interests on issues ranging from ride safety to employment practices to accessibility. From our offices in North America, EMEA, Latin America and Asia Pacific, we work with government officials to create and support smart regulations that ensure safe experiences for all.
In addition, IAAPA hosts global events and trade shows that spread successful ideas and practices. We also provide valuable tools and resources that make all of our businesses smarter, safer, and more profitable while delivering guest experiences that surprise and delight.