Blooloop, in association with themed attractions design agency Katapult, is pleased to announce that nominations for The Blooloop 50 Theme Park Influencer List 2019 are now open.

blooloop 50 theme park influencer list 2019Launched in 2018, The Blooloop 50 Theme Park Influencer List recognises and celebrates the 50 most influential people in the theme park business over the last year.

(Nominate for 2019 here. See the 2018 list here.)

Judged from reader-submitted nominations by a panel of industry experts, each name on this high-profile list will be a person who has demonstrated the innovation, creativity and drive to effect real change in the business.

To compile the Blooloop 50 Theme Park Influencer List 2019, we need as many of you as possible to nominate who it is you believe deserves inclusion. The 200 people with the most nominations* will then be considered by our judging panel. Each nomination will be judged entirely on merit, irrespective of location, job title or employer.

*You can nominate as many different people as you like. However, you can’t nominate the same person more than once.

The Blooloop 50 Theme Park Influencer List 2019 launched

With over 200,000 visits a month, Blooloop is the world’s leading online resouce for professionals working in the theme park industry. Our readers are the investors, developers, owners, designers, engineers, technologists, architects, marketeers and executives whose dedication and skill deliver the modern theme park experience.

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Our sponsor Katapult designs themed attractions and immersive experiences that deliver world-class guest experiences. Each year, its work is enjoyed by over 50 million visitors at 81 theme parks in 18  countries. As a result, Katapult enables its clients to generate more income, more fans and bring their vision to life.

“The Blooloop 50 Theme Park Influencer List champions everyone in this fantastic business,” says Charles Read, Managing Director, Blooloop. “However, It is not solely about those in senior positions. It is about outstanding people. Key influencers might be designing ground-breaking rides or attractions, developing transformative new technology or pioneering new marketing concepts”.

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“50 individuals whose work has changed the industry for the better will be on our list. Last year’s list was both great fun and illuminating. It received considerable coverage in the international press. It also provided a great snapshot of a thirving business built on the vision and dedciation of its people. In addition, it provided an indispensable guide to “who’s who” in the theme park world.”

Katapult CEO Dawn Foote says, “The talent in our industry is simply staggering. There are so many people influencing, inspiring and leading; we can’t wait to see who makes the next list. We love to celebrate people in the themed attractions industry at Katapult, so we are incredibly pleased to be partnering Blooloop for this initiative.”

To nominate yourself or someone else for the Blooloop 50 please complete the form here. Nominations will close 20th September.

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