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06 Mar 2018

Registration opens for IAAPA EMEA Spring Forum

Registration for IAAPA EMEA’s 2018 Spring Forum in Dublin and Belfast, Ireland, has now opened.

The three-day event, which takes place between 14 and 16 May, gives professionals across the global attractions and leisure industries the opportunity to hear industry veterans speak on a range of topics including; guest experience, operations and using a brand to create memorable experiences.

It will feature presentations from Paul Carty, CEO of Guinness Storehouse and Judith Owens, CEO of Titanic Experience, as well as ‘edutours’ of some of Ireland’s key attractions including the Guinness Storehouse, Tayto Park, Viking Splash Tours, The Jameson Distillery and Titanic Belfast.

In addition, it will also offer a number of networking opportunities including a networking reception at Tayto Park, and networking lunches.

Jakob Wahl, vice president of IAAPA EMEA, says: "Ireland is seeing an exceptional number of strong branded attractions like The Guinness Storehouse and Titanic Belfast. Also, development is at full pace with exceptional attractions being developed such as Tayto Park. With bringing the IAAPA EMEA Spring Forum to the region, we look forward to welcoming many IAAPA members and introduce them to the great attractions industry in this region and that they bring home a lot of inspirational moments throughout the tours and presentations."

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