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IAAPA FEC Summit 2022

Conference room at 2022 FEC Summit
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IAAPA Chairman, Ken Whiting, addresses the FEC Summit 2022
Attendees at FEC Summit 2022
Ken Whiting, IAAPA Chairman, addresses FEC Summit 2022
Speakers at FEC Summit 2022
Speaker at FEC Summit 2022
Hal McEvoy, IAAPA CEO, enjoys FEC Summit 2022

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Why Attend?

IAAPA FEC Summit is an educational event for FEC owners and operators with a specific focus on building the skill sets necessary for success in the attractions industry. The seminars and sessions are particularly relevant to entrepreneurs.

If you need assistance or have questions, please contact Alyse Sklover for event details.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is IAAPA FEC Summit?

IAAPA FEC Summit is the Family Entertainment Center (FEC) industry’s premier event to grow your business, promote your career, and get inspired. The event is an opportunity to broaden your business network and connect with industry professionals, sharing best practices and exploring the latest industry trends. The summit includes an education program where you can learn from your peers and various experts with thought provoking activity, valuable sessions, and dynamic speakers. Stay at the cutting edge of success and join the leaders, decision makers and visionaries who will reshape the industry.

Is it safe to attend IAAPA FEC Summit?

The health and safety of IAAPA FEC Summit attendees, sponsors and the IAAPA team is our number-one priority. We are working closely with our venue partner, We-Ko-Pa Resort Casino Resort, to ensure we present an event that meets all recommended health and safety requirements. IAAPA will follow the latest CDC guidance and recommendations for large groups and meetings from the local government and resort policy. 

In addition, IAAPA will provide masks and ensure sanitizing stations are available in various areas of the event. 

Link to Resort Policy: https://cdn.galaxy.tf/uploads/applications/documents/001/622/670/wekopa-way-faqs-6-2-2021-revised-face-masks.pdf

What is the cancellation and refund policy?

Starting in January 2022, if an attendee is prevented from participating in IAAPA FEC Summit 2022 due to governmental order or regulation (e.g., stay-at-home order or government-imposed travel ban) in effect over the dates of the Summit, attendees can receive a full refund of registration fees and special event tickets. Attendees must provide written notice of such cancellation to IAAPA, including reference to the specific governmental order or regulation preventing participation. 
Refunds will only be processed on applicable registration fees, less a US$25 processing fee. IAAPA will assess additional requests due to unforeseen circumstances on a case-by-case basis.

Send cancellation requests to [email protected] or by post mail to: ATTN: IAAPA FEC Summit 2022 Registration Cancellation 4155 W. Taft Vineland Road Orlando, FL 32837

Will IAAPA require attendees to wear masks during IAAPA FEC Summit?

All individuals will be required to wear a face covering while on FEC Summit transportation. Any individual who is not fully vaccinated will be required to wear a face covering while inside at the hotel or inside at Summit-related events. IAAPA recommends a face covering for vaccinated individuals, as well.   

When not wearing a mask, it is recommended to maintain appropriate physical distancing. Complimentary masks will be available for those that need one. Face coverings should:
•    Be made with at least 2 layers of breathable material
•    Fully cover the nose and mouth and secure under the chin
•    Fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face
•    Be secured with ties or ear loops and allow the attendee to remain hands-free
•    Neck gaiters, open-chin triangle bandanas, and face coverings containing valves, mesh material or holes of any kind are not acceptable forms of face coverings

For more information on We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort COVID Guidelines, please click here.

I am a non-sponsoring manufacturer & supplier, can I attend the event?

There is a flat registration rate for non-sponsoring manufacturer & supplier attendees as an education-only attendee. Registration fee includes admission for one non-sponsoring manufacturer, supplier and/or consultant bringing two qualified facility operators (must be an owner or senior manager of a Family Entertainment Center). Limited availability.
Please note any non-exhibiting manufacturer & supplier who is observed to be soliciting business during the event, will be asked to return its badge and leave the event immediately.

Are children, spouses and/or partners allowed at IAAPA FEC Summit?

IAAPA FEC Summit is a business event and by such, is not accessible to attendees under 18 years. The summit program access is limited to attendees and exhibitors only. Please note that due to the current COVID-19 regulations and while IAAPA’s goal is to create a healthy ration between suppliers and operators, participation of spouse/partner is subjected to availability. An attendee fee will be charged.

 

Agenda

Designing the Future

Speakers: Christine Bure, Brandon Wiley, Ken Whiting

Be the Disruptor, Not the Disrupted - Part 1

Sponsored by Semnox Solutions LLC

Driving Innovation from Within: The Outthinker - Part 2

Sponsored by Semnox Solutions LLC

 

Sponsored by Hownd

Retailtainment in Action

Sponsored by DOF Robotics

Location: Odysea Aquarium

Speakers:

  • Joe Boutin, Founder & CEO, 321 The Agency
  • Carey Sobel, Partner & Chief Strategy Officer, 321 The Agency
  • Barbara Drahl, Business Strategist, 321 The Agency

Sponsored by Hownd

•    Immersive Experiences 
•    Drop in VR 
•    Pop Up Experience 
•    Theming and Atmosphere 
•    Building Brand Affinity

IAAPA FEC Summit 2022 Sponsors