Exhibit, Sponsor, and Advertise at IAAPA Expo
IAAPA Expo is the premier conference and trade show for the global attractions industry, including amusement and theme parks, where visitors spend $45.2 billion around the world. IAAPA Expo 2020 will draw more than 38,000 industry professionals, including more than 24,000 decisions-makers and buyers from more than 100 countries to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, Monday, Nov. 16 through Friday, Nov. 20. The 585,000-net-square-foot trade show floor will be open Tuesday, Nov. 17, through Friday, Nov. 20.
IAAPA Expo 2020 Information
Book your booth now for the largest, most comprehensive trade show in North America for the attractions industry. Join the more than 24,000 qualified amusement park and attractions buyers representing more than 100 countries who meet at IAAPA Expo.
2020 General Information
- IAAPA Expo 2020 Exhibitor FAQ
IAAPA Expo 2020 is expanding into the Orange County Convention Centers West Hall! While we are excited for this growth, we understand you may have some questions. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for a better understanding of what this expansion means for you. For further information, please email [email protected].
- IAAPA Expo 2020 Exhibitor Update OCCC
In spring 2019, the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) notified IAAPA about a North-South Building Expansion plan and the resulting construction timeline. Learn more.
- Indoor Exhibit Fees
IAAPA Member Booth Space per sq. ft Nonmember Booth Space per sq. ft. Booth Space Rate - Early Bird Rate (through March 27, 2020) $26.50 USD $32.50 USD Booth Space Rate - Standard Rate (starting March 28, 2020) $28.00 USD $34.00 USD Corner Fee $250 USD per corner $250 USD per corner Split Island/Island Fee for exhibits less than 800 sq. ft. $1,000 USD $1,000 USD
Turnkey Booth (Shell Scheme)
Early bird rate per sq. ft. (through March 27, 2020)
$56.50 USD $62.50 USD Turnkey Booth (Shell Scheme)
Standard Rate per sq. ft. (starting March 28, 2020)
$58.00 USD $64.00 USD IAAPA 2019 Membership Dues (expires December 31, 2020) $625 USD $625 USD
- Outdoor Exhibit Fees
Booth Space per sq. ft Exhibit Space 400-999 sq. ft. $10 USD Exhibit Space 1,000-2,999 sq. ft. $9 USD Exhibit Space 3,000+ sq. ft. $8 USD Outdoor Promotion (for exhibitors with 2,000+ sq. ft. indoors) FREE
- How is booth space assigned?
For further information on how booth space is assigned visit the Space Allocation Page.
- Housing Assistance
The official housing company for IAAPA Expo is onPeak travel. onPeak has negotiated great rates at a wide variety of official Expo hotels in and around the OCCC and throughout Orlando. To take advantage of these deals and their expertise, reserve your hotel rooms now.
If you have questions, contact onPeak at +1 855/992-3353 or [email protected].
A Cautionary Note: Other housing companies may reach out to you to book hotel rooms in Orlando pretending to be our official hotel partner. This information is incorrect and these companies often make promises they cannot deliver and end up charging exorbitant hidden fees. Please only book your hotel rooms at the discounted IAAPA Attractions Expo rates through onPeak.
- Exhibit Hours
Tuesday, Nov 17 - Thursday, Nov. 19 | 10 a.m - 6 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 20 | 10 a.m - 4 p.m
Contact the IAAPA Exhibit Sales Team for more information about exhibiting at IAAPA Expo:
Asia-Pacific Sales Office: +852/2538 8277 or +852/2539 0977
Europe, Middle East, and Africa Sales Office: +32 2 535 7721
North American Sales Office: +1/321 319-7600
Every year the IAAPA Expo Exhibitor Awards Program grows stronger and gains prestige. Don’t miss this opportunity to bring your organization, products, and services to the forefront of the attractions industry with the Best New Product and Best Exhibit awards.
- What is the purpose?
- To recognize outstanding new products and services developed by IAAPA’s manufacturer and supplier members operating in an attractions.
- To recognize the best booths at IAAPA Expo based on booth design, branding, staffing, and overall appeal.
- To create an elite award program, as viewed by the amusement and attractions industry.
- Who is Eligible?
Members of IAAPA that are exhibiting at IAAPA Expo. Further information coming Spring 2020.
- How do I win?
A panel of judges comprised of IAAPA facility members, will evaluate all entries and select the winners in several Best New Product and Best Exhibit categories.
- What are the benefts to wining companies?
- Receive a prestigious award to display in your facility.
- Listing on the Awards Winners display during IAAPA Expo.
- Printed in the Show Daily newspaper during IAAPA Expo.
- Identified in press releases issued to industry trade publications.
- Recognized during the IAAPA Brass Ring Award ceremony.
- Printed in a future issue of IAAPA's Funworld magazine.
- Posted on the IAAPA website.
- Given the IAAPA Brass Ring Award Winner logo to be used on your website or advertising materials.
- Exhibitor Awards History
The IAAPA Expo Sponsorship Program offers unique and exciting opportunities to maximize your exposure at the industry’s largest event of the year! Sponsorships differentiate your company from competitors, increasing your corporate visibility at IAAPA Expo and delivering an abundance of benefits to draw attention to your brand in front of important buyers.
Opportunities are limited and are first come, first served and many sell out early. To view sponsorship options, benefits, and pricing levels, view the IAAPA Expo 2020 Sponsorship Prospectus.
Contact Emily Popovich, Director of Global Sponsorships, at +1 703/ 850-4115 or e-mail with questions or special requests to make the most of your sponsorship investment.
Advertise in the official media provided to participants during the premier international business events for the global attractions industry! See the media kit for print and digital advertising opportunities available to amplify awareness of your brand to maximize full sales potential.
The official magazine of IAAPA, advertise in the November IAAPA Expo issue to deliver your message to thousands of global subscribers including attractions owners, operators, and buyers, before the expo. Get added exposure with the issue overprinted for bonus distribution to expo participants and available on-site throughout the expo.
DEADLINE: September 24, 2020 Advertisements available for non-exhibitors, exhibitors and sponsors.
- IAAPA Expo Show Program
The official guide for IAAPA Expo is made available to all attendees at registration. Advertise alongside important show information, including event and program schedules, and a product and services directory. Enhance your basic exhibitor listing with the advertisement that will generate maximum publicity to attract buyers to your booth.
DEADLINE: October 4, 2020 Advertisements available only to sponsors and exhibitors.
- IAAPA Expo Show Daily
The official on-site daily news resource for IAAPA ExpoT puts your message into the hands of expo attendees before they even reach the expo floor. The expo’s daily magazine is created on-site and distributed to attendees each morning for three consecutive days. Each edition provides exciting new content on show activities, awards, products and services, and offers a fresh opportunity for unique daily messaging that will attract attention to your brand and lead traffic to your booth.
DEADLINE: November 1, 2020 Advertisements available only to sponsors and exhibitors.
- IAAPA News Daily
The IAAPA News Daily e-newsletter delivers the attractions industry’s top news of the day straight to the inboxes of over 15,000 subscribers, including global attractions owners, operators, and buyers. This exclusive member digital publication offers a limited number of high-profile digital advertisements positioned alongside timely industry news to reach the most influential professionals in the attractions industry.
IAAPA.org digital advertising builds your brand image to gain a competitive edge in the global attractions market. Position your message alongside topics and resources essential to your business and drive traffic directly to your company’s website and create brand awareness that will influence engaged industry professionals, IAAPA members, and non-members alike world-wide.