Family Attraction Expo returns this November

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The Family Attraction Expo will return to Birmingham this November, bigger and better than ever.

This year the Family Attraction Expo will return to the Birmingham NEC on 6-7 November, once more providing visitor attraction owners and directors the opportunity to source the best in advice, services, products and ideas in order to grow their business.

Event director, Oliver Hayes confirmed that the show will be 25 percent larger than its previous iteration. This means FAE 2019 will give attendees the chance to meet 350 hand-picked exhibitors and experience 170 expert-led seminars relating to the industry.

This increase in scope means that there is no better place to see the latest industry developments.

In terms of products, there show will see the latest launches, and innovation awards presented.

There will also be unrivalled networking opportunities including one-to-one business advice and industry-leading expert demonstrations.

“Ever wanted to meet the people behind Thorpe Park, Alton Towers and Drayton Manor? Then the Family Attraction Expo is the place to be.” commented Hayes. 

Gavin Alan, event manager added: “It’s a brilliant place to come and see the new and exciting trends within the industry including brand new product launches, exclusive seminars from the likes of Merlin Entertainments and exclusive insight opportunities to talk with industry experts which normally costs hundreds of pounds to attend!

Key highlights of the 170-strong seminar programme will include; Sandra Hazel from Merlin Entertainments discussing being a force for good in our family attractions and wider communities; Debora Griffin from Sundown Adventureland giving top tips about their journey from a monkey to a top ten attraction; Jennifer Cormack from Windermere Lake Cruises providing insight into promoting both destinations and attractions; and Tom Lionette-Maguire from the Crystal Maze Live discussing immersive theatre in the future of family attractions.


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