«Amusement Rides and Entertainment Equipment
RAAPA EXPO Autumn-2016»
The 10th Moscow International Exhibition «Amusement Rides and Entertainment Equipment RAAPA EXPO AUTUMN-2016» was held with great success on October 12th through 14th in pavilion 69, VDNH.
The Organizer of the exhibition is Russian Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (RAAPA). The General Sponsor is PAX, Group of companies. The General media partner is the Amusement Industry Catalogue. The web-partner is VTORIO.COM.
The exhibition hosted around 100 companies from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Turkey, and Italy representing all key trends of modern amusement industry: amusement rides for parks, simulators, arcade games, equipment for play and sport grounds, shooting galleries, trampolines, theming, access control systems, automation systems, equipment for billiards, bowling, water parks, vending, retail and prize machines, services on project design of parks, waterparks and FECs, staff training, organization of festive events, landscape design, etc.
Among the regular exhibitors were the well-known companies: PlaySpace, Italpark, Brunswick/KidsPlay, Polin Waterparks, Eastern-European company, Game City, and others. The regular exhibitors who have participated in the autumn exhibition for 10 years were awarded with a diploma; among them: RIF, Fun Time, Razap, Vostok, Bolid, Antonio Zamperla, PAX, Volgograd Attractions, Carrousel, The Amusement Industry Catalogue and Factory of Attractions.
The most vivid expositions were the booths of PlaySpace, Gorsky Studio, AirMir, AirPalace, Sparta, BOLID, Brunswick/KidsPlay, Game City, Sorel and others, who, besides presenting their equipment, used a creative approach to design their booths.
10 companies exhibited in RAAPA EXPO for the first time. Among them: YULAPARK which presented equipment for kiddie play areas, Kronshtadt Group which presented a new-generation laser tag shooting gallery, and T-Rex Production from Odessa which presented interactive dinosaur show.
During the 3 days the exhibition was visited by more than 2000 specialists: directors of parks, FECs, waterparks, cinemas, resorts, leisure complexes, representatives of cities’ and regions’ administrations and authorities, events agencies, entrepreneurs, and other parties of concern. All of them had a unique opportunity to purchase amusement rides and entertainment equipment at special discounted prices within the expo promotion Autumn – the Season of Contracts and Sales.
The exhibition was accompanied by an intensive business program. On October 11 three business events were held:
Practical seminar "Family cafe for children's entertainment center", master class "Highly efficient services of the entertainment center" with a visit to the new Panda Park and the training "An innovative approach to the organization of festive events in the park."
On October 13 a round table contest 'Park - a place of happy childhood ", was held. Representatives of the leading parks and entertainment centers have shared the experience in organizing leisure activities for children.In the ending of the event, the jury consisting of leading experts of the entertainment industry, have chosen the best project, which has received the main prize - Air Hockey table, provided by RAZAP company. The winner was - RK "Lebyazhiy" (Minsk, Belarus). The parks who took 2nd (Park them Belinskiy, Penza) and 3rd places (Children's park them. Nikolaev, Cheboksary) received certificates from the gaming equipment manufacturer "Avira".Special award of the Magazine "Amusement Rides and Entertainment" got the Culture Park of the Ishimbay.
Traditionally, during the days of the autumn exhibition the classes on safe and efficient operation of the amusement were held (Oct. 10-15).More than 40 experts from 20 cities of Russia and Uzbekistan took part in the classes. This year, the Education Center RAAPA celebrated the 10th anniversaryand the number of graduates has exceeded 1,000 people.
The results of RAAPA EXPO AUTUMN-2016once again confirmed its importance and relevance among the professionals of the entertainment industry.10 years ago, it was a chamber day of the manufacturer, where there was almost no equipment, but today - it is a full expo-forum and an important event for a domestic entertainment industry. Obviously, the autumn exhibition will continue to develop, attracting the attention of the new members and partners.
We look forward to welcoming you at the forthcoming exhibitions RAAPA EXPO!
TOGETHER TO THE WORLD OF ENTERTAINMENTS!
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