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Bandai Namco shows strength in depth at IAAPA

Bandai Namco showcased a number of new launches alongside its portfolio of classic titles at this year’s IAAPA show. The strength of the company’s product range was on display at the event held 12- 16 November with a slew of debuts lined-up. Halo: Fireteam Raven has already been grabbing headlines and generating strong incomes on venue floors with its four-player variant...

IAAPA president resigns, Board begins global search for replacement

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The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) announced Paul Noland has resigned as president and CEO to accept a new executive position elsewhere in the attractions industry.   The IAAPA Board of Directors will now conduct a worldwide search for Noland's replacement. Chief financial officer Hal McEvoy will lead the global association for the attractions industry as interim president...

FEC operators gather for US IAAPA summit

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More than 160 family entertainment centre industry professionals from 32 states and eight countries gathered in Laguna Beach, California, for IAAPA FEC Summit 2018, the industry's leading international conference for FEC owners and operators.   The two-day event, which is organised and hosted by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), took place at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott...

IAAPA a success for LAI Games

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LAI Games reported a “hugely successful” showing at the IAAPA Expo in Flordia last month. The company debuted Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride, the first attendant-free VR attraction in the coin-op industry. The game features content created by AAA game developer Ubisoft and features their Rabbids brand. In addition, LAI Games had on display its dual AMOA Innovator Award...

Industry leaders recognised with Service Awards at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2017

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The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) named the 2017 IAAPA Service Award winners during the annual GM and Owners' Breakfast at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2017 on 15 November in Orlando, Florida.   The awards honour individuals for their outstanding contributions to the global attractions industry. The winners are listed as following: IAAPA Lifetime Service Award Winner – James...

Orlando set for the IAAPA Attractions Expo 2017

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The premier conference and trade show for the $39.5bn global attractions industry - IAAPA Attractions Expo 2017 - takes place 13-17 November at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.   "As the marketplace of innovation, more than 32,000 industry professionals will find inspiration along nine miles of tradeshow aisles as they look to create fresh, bold, and unique...

Sega races to the Sunshine State for the IAAPA show

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As the cold winter approaches and nights are getting longer, we all wish we could get a bit more sunshine. So why not join the Sega team at this year’s IAAPA show from 14-17 November on booth 1506 and 1606 at the Orange County Convention Center, in the Sunshine state of Florida.   Visitors to Sega’s booths will experience the hottest...

SUZOHAPP “excited” for IAAPA Attractions Expo

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SUZOHAPP will attend the upcoming IAAPA Attractions Expo, the largest international tradeshow for the amusements and attractions industry.   The expo will take place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, on 14-17 November. SUZOHAPP will present a wide array of controls, monitors, lighting, speakers, hoppers, coin mechanisms and complete front-desk and back-office cash handling solutions. “The IAAPA is a...

Sega confirms launch of Magic Arrow game

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The global arcade company, Sega, has added to its wide-ranging database of arcade titles with the launch of its easy-to-use, new game Magic Arrow.   Sega has launched a new game Magic Arrow, which the company hopes will follow in the footsteps of the global merchandising phenomenon Key Master. The company claims Magic Arrow is very easy to understand and will test...

Blackpool Pleasure Beach boss Amanda Thompson OBE elected as IAAPA vice-chair

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The board of directors of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) elected Amanda Thompson OBE second vice-chair during its meeting on 25 September in Berlin, Germany.   Thompson is managing director of Blackpool Pleasure Beach and will serve as IAAPA's second vice-chair in 2018. She will be first vice-chair in 2019 and then lead the global attractions...

IAAPA bids farewell to veteran Jackson, names new vice presidents

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The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) has announced the departure of long-time attraction and hospitality industry veteran Richard M. Jackson, vice president of IAAPA North American Operations.   Karen Staley, senior vice president of IAAPA EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Operations, will assume the role of senior vice president of North American Operations, effective from the end...

IAAPA undertake LatAm economic impact study

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Attractions Industry Generates US$3.6 Billion in Latin American, claims IAAPA.   The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) has released the results of an economic impact study for the attractions industry in Latin America. The IAAPA Economic Impact Study of the Latin American Attractions Industry evaluated the economic conditions of 556 attractions in 11 countries. According to the report, the...

New worldwide operations position created for Doug Stagner at IAAPA

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IAAPA has positioned Doug Stagner in two roles at the association including a newly created role dealing with worldwide operations. Doug Stagner has been confirmed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Executive Vice President (EVP) of worldwide operations at IAPPA. The attractions industry veteran has been hired both as COO and, in the newly created position, as EVP to oversee the...

Suzohapp showcase vast range of amusement components at IAAPA

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In a busy month for shows across the gaming industry, Suzohapp enjoyed a succesful IAAPA in Orlando, displaying a large array of amusement spares and components. Suzohapp has announced a successful IAAPA after showcasing its cash handling and desktop products between 15-18 November in Orlando, USA. The company said the amount of new solutions to complement Suzohapp’s already extensive product range...

Bandai Namco herald ‘Excellent IAPAA’ despite currency issues

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BANDAI NAMCO’s James Anderson discusses the company’s positive feedback from the recent IAPAA exhibition held in Orange County, Florida. One of the best IAAPA shows of recent years, is how James Anderson, Sales & Commercial Director at BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe (BNAE) chose to describe the organisation’s recent experience, stateside. He explained: “We welcomed a lot of UK and European customers...

Electrocoin to launch Intercard system in Sega’s new Prizezone FEC

Following a deal made at the IAAPA show last week, Electrocoin will be supplying its first cashless Intercard system in Sega Amusements International first FEC. Electrocoin has confirmed a new contract with Sega Amusements International to install its first cashless Intercard system at Sega’s initial FEC in the UK. The deal was announced during last week’s IAAPA and will see the...

IAAPA attendance grows as show confirms record-breaking year

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The organisers of the IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016 reports new records for attendance and trade show floor space at show’s largest event yet. Attendance figures for the IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016 (IAAPA) have broken all previous turnout records as over 35,000 visitors gathered in Orlando last week. This year’s edition of IAAPA took place across the largest trade show floor in...

LAI Games to debut two new titles at IAAPA Expo 2016

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Helix Leisure’s LAI Games has announced it will be revealing two new titles for 2017 at November’s IAAPA Expo. LAI Games, a subsidiary of Helix Leisure, will be exhibiting at this month’s IAAPA Expo and is set to debut two new titles from booth #615. The two new games are HYPERshoot and Let’s Bounce which the company has stated are set...

Daytona set to return with eye-catching new cabinet and a raft of improved features

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Daytona is returning to arcades, as Sega prepares to revive one of its best love racing franchises with an eye-catching new cabinet and a raft of improved features. Sega has announced that it is to relaunch a much-loved arcade classic in the form of Daytona 3 Championship USA. This new entry in the video racing series that first debuted in...

Digital Centre to bring ‘LED Revolution’ to IAAPA 2016

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Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Digital Centre will be showcasing technological breakthroughs when it returns to IAAPA in 2016. Leading coin-op and party rental booth supplier Digital Centre are inviting attendees to experience an 'LED Revolution’ when they visit the company’s booth at this month’s IAAPA 2016. Digital Centre, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, will be unveiling three flagship products based...

LAI Games appoints Mirry Glavan as new MD

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Australian amusement industry supplier LAI Games has positioned Mirry Glavan in newly-created MD role. Helix Leisure Group, the leading Out-of-Home entertainment supplier has announced Ms Mirry Glavan as the new Managing Director of its subsidiary company LAI Games. The new role will see Mirry transitioning from her current role as MD for Helix Leisure Middle East in Dubai into the newly-generated...

IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016 Boasts Largest Show Floor in Event History

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November’s IAAPA Attractions Expo prepares to open its largest event since the exhibition began nearly 100 years ago. The 2016 edition of IAAPA Attractions Expo (Nov. 14-18, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florid) is set to be the largest in the event's 98-year history, surpassing the previous record of 568,800 square feet which was set in 2001. More...

IAAPA 2016 indoor exhibit space sells out

The indoor exhibit space at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016 has sold out, with a limited amount of outdoor space still available to companies wanting to participate in the attractions industry’s global marketplace. More than 1,000 exhibitors will showcase their new products and services across more than 550,000 square feet of exhibit space on 14-18 November, at the Orange County Convention...

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