IAAPA is the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions. Founded in 1918, IAAPA is the largest international trade association for permanently situated amusement facilities worldwide.

The organization represents more than 4,500 facility, supplier, and individual members from 99 countries, including professionals from:

  • Amusement parks, theme parks, and attractions
  • Family entertainment centers
  • Museums and science centers
  • Water parks and resorts
  • Zoos and aquariums
  • Industry manufacturers and suppliers

IAAPA strives to help members improve their efficiency, marketing, safety, and profitability while maintaining the highest possible professional standards in the industry.

Their mission statement is:

to serve the membership by promoting safe operations, global development, professional growth, and commercial success of the amusement parks and attractions industry.



For more information, please visit www.iaapa.org