04 Oct 2021

Spain: Preliminary Results of IAAPA Expo Europe 2021 in Barcelona

Under the motto “Moving Forward“, professionals of the amusement industry came together at this year’s IAAPA Expo Europe (IEE) at the Fira Barcelona from September 28th to 30th. According to estimates of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), around 8,500 participants attended the trade fair event, including 5,800 potential buyers and 439 exhibitors.

“IAAPA Expo Europe represents a fresh start for our entire industry. This Expo is about preparing for the future, inspiring each other, and sharing important learnings from the global pandemic,” said Jakob Wahl, vice president and executive director of IAAPA EMEA, during the opening event. IAAPA President and CEO Hal McEvoy added: “This week’s show demonstrates the strength of the attractions industry throughout the EMEA region, and the rest of the world. Exhibitors represented more than 43 countries around the world […].“

A detailed trade show report on all highlights, trends and particularities of the IEE in Barcelona will be published in our upcoming EAP issue, which will be available from November 1st.

In 2022, IAAPA Expo Europe will be held in London from September 13th to 15th. (eap)

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