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Amusement parks are not trying to purposely hurt or kill you

It seems like every week this summer, the news has stories of horrific injuries or deaths at an amusement park. With that, comes the predictable “I knew that ride wasn’t safe. 428 more words

Kris Rowberry

IAAPA Attractions Expo returns to Orlando for 2016!

IAAPA Attractions Expo returns to Orlando for 2016!

In early 1917, after ten years of periodic attempts to join their collective voices together, amusement park and other outdoor entertainment representatives from all over the United States gathered at the Congress Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, to discuss the possibility of organizing an association for their industry in keeping with the slogan “Common Defense and Common Advancement.”  From this meeting emerged the National Outdoor Showmen’s Association (NOSA).   303 more words

See you at IAAPA AAE

We will be at the IAAPA AAE show in China.

Drop by booth 1705.

Also FEC Builders will be at booth 2617 – a new division of Iplayco.

Indoor Playground Equipment

IAAPA EMEA Springforum

Last week I, Romesh Popelier, went to the IAAPA EMEA Springforum that was held in Gardaland in Italy. During these three days we’ve got several seminars from industry professionals, network dinners and tours at Sealife, Movieland, Leolandia and Gardaland. 152 more words

ATPM

The Passing of a Legend and a Muse

This week I learned that one of my personal muses, Disney legend Jack Lindquist, passed away earlier this year.  You all know him, even if you don’t think you do – the first president of Disneyland, Jack created the iconic question: “…you just won the Super Bowl, what are you going to do next?” 222 more words

Sock buddies

Comfortable socks and exciting presentations = the perfect ‘pair’!

What better way to conquer hump day than a pair of jazzy socks to set the tone for a fun and educational Wednesday. 436 more words

The Memories Business

We’re all in the memories business. We create happiness and sell experiences. And what better way to start the week than having our own memorable experiences? 572 more words