IAAPA Now Accepting Nominations for 2020 Awards Programs
ORLANDO, Fla. – IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, is now accepting nominations for its annual awards programs, including IAAPA Hall of Fame Awards, IAAPA Young Professional of the Year Award, and IAAPA Service Awards. Presented during IAAPA Expo 2020 in Orlando, Florida, these esteemed honors celebrate attractions professionals from around the world who have made significant contributions to the global attractions industry.
IAAPA Hall of Fame Awards
The IAAPA Hall of Fame honors individuals whose work and accomplishments have made significant and lasting contributions to the global attractions industry. Individuals must have been associated with the attractions industry for at least 10 years and made an important contribution providing innovation, education, leadership, and/or influence both inside his/her organization and within the industry in a manner that will continue to be of value in the future. Deadline to submit a nomination is July 13, 2020.
IAAPA Young Professional of the Year Award
The IAAPA Young Professional of the Year Award honors members under age 35 who demonstrate a dedication to the attractions industry through strong leadership, teamwork, and integrity, while they continue to develop their knowledge and experience necessary in the attractions industry. The Young Professional must be a strong advocate of IAAPA’s mission to support, grow, and nurture the global attractions industry. To qualify, the nominee must be under 35 years of age and employed by an IAAPA-member company or be an individual member of IAAPA through a student or individual membership. Deadline to submit a nomination is July 13, 2020.
IAAPA Service Awards
The IAAPA Service Awards, including the IAAPA Lifetime Service Award, the IAAPA Outstanding Service Award, and the IAAPA Meritorious Service Award, honor individuals for their outstanding contributions to IAAPA and the global attractions industry. Deadline to apply is July 31, 2020.
To learn more about IAAPA Awards and submit a nomination, visit IAAPA.org/Awards.
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IAAPA is a diverse and dynamic community of global attractions professionals. As the largest international trade association for permanently located attractions, IAAPA unifies the attractions community, connects people to learn and grow together, and strives to promote the highest professional standards for excellence and safety around the world.
Founded in 1918, IAAPA represents more than 6,000 attraction, supplier, and individual members from more than 100 countries. Members include professionals from amusement parks, theme parks, attractions, water parks, resorts, family entertainment centers, zoos, aquariums, science centers, museums, manufacturers, and suppliers.
The association's global headquarters is in Orlando, Florida, US. IAAPA also maintains offices in Brussels, Belgium; Hong Kong, China; Shanghai, China; Mexico City, Mexico; and Alexandria, Virginia, US. Additional information is available at IAAPA.org and through IAAPA’s social media channels: @IAAPAHQ #IAAPA