19th IAAPI Amusement Expo: Biggest B2B Technology Show for Amusement Park Industry
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19th IAAPI Amusement Expo: Biggest B2B Technology Show for Amusement Park Industry

The biggest B2B Technology show for Amusement, Theme Park & Family Amusement Centers to open on March 6, 2019, in Mumbai.

19th IAAPI Amusement Expo: Biggest B2B Technology Show for Amusement Park Industry

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Indian Association of Amusement Parks and Industries (IAAPI)’s 19th “Amusement Expo” which is the biggest B2B exhibition on sourcing for amusement and theme park industry will be held from March 6-8, 2019 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon (East), Mumbai , India.  The exhibition is supported by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, under its banner of “Incredible India” and Madhya Pradesh Tourism as a partner state. 

The expo will witness a huge gathering of 142+ exhibitors from India & 20 countries, spread across an area of 10,000 sq. meters. Participating Countries are from Bulgaria, Canada, China, Dubai- UAE, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, The Netherlands, Turkey, UK, US, and India

The exhibitors will display Rides, Equipment and services for Amusement Park, Theme Park, Water Park, Adventure Park and Indoor Amusement centers. The exhibition will attract over 4000 trade professionals comprising of decision makers from amusement industry, park and indoor amusement center (IAC) operators, Hotel & Resorts, Real Estate, Mall Developer, players operating in Tourism & entertainment space, Sports Bar, Cafes, Museums, and Science Centres, Government officials from Tourism Development Board, Public Works Department (PWD), Town Planning, Municipal and local bodies over the period of three days.

Image Attribute:  The file photo of Pradeep Sharma, President – Indian Association of Amusement Parks and Industries (IAAPI)

Image Attribute:  The file photo of Pradeep Sharma, President – Indian Association of Amusement Parks and Industries (IAAPI)

Mr.Pradeep Sharma, President – Indian Association of Amusement Parks and Industries (IAAPI), said, "The exhibition will provide an ideal platform to source rides, attractions and multiple recreational and entertainment options which will help in boosting tourism, increase room occupancy for hotels / resorts. Increase in tourism will generate employment (skilled and unskilled) and will also support in growing other businesses like restaurants, transportation, retail and local handicrafts."

The exhibition will provide an excellent opportunity to network with the industry leaders during the expo and at the concurrent events and explore sourcing of new rides and attractions, identify potential dealers, understand various business models and formats that can be created when setting up an amusement park and entertainment zone which today is an important part of the social infrastructure for society welfare, primarily for kids, youth with their families. 

The Indian Amusement & Theme Park industry is expected to grow at CAGR of more than 30% with the annual revenue of around US$ 315 million (₹2,261 Crores) in 2018 and is estimated to grow to at least US$ 884 million (₹6,250 Crores) by 2022.

About Indian Association of Amusement Parks and Industries (IAAPI)

Indian Association of Amusement Parks and Industries (IAAPI) is an apex body representing the interests of Amusement Parks, Theme Parks, Water Parks and Family Entertainment Center in India. IAAPI is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in development of this sector.   Founded in 1999, IAAPI is India's premier business association having over 422 members from the private sectors including small and medium enterprises consisting of park operators and equipment manufacturers.