IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, has announced the IAAPA EMEA (Europe, Middle East, East Africa) has been cancelled.

The event was due to take place at Europa-Park in Germany from February 2 to 4, 2021. The decision was made after careful review and with input from members, exhibitors and the IAAPA team.

In a statement, IAAPA said: “We are disappointed to have made this decision to cancel but now is not the time.”

The association is planning on hosting an IAAPA EMEA Spring Summit in Belgium on June 1 to 3, 2021.

IAAPA EMEA serves IAAPA members by promoting the representing the interests of the attractions industry in the EMEA region. Throughout the year, IAAPA EMEA provide educational offering and develops resources to support government relations and promote industry safety and security standards.

The IAAPA EMEA Trade Summit features internationally renowned speakers, as well as behind-the-scenes tours and networking events with industry suppliers and professionals who share their expertise with attendees.