On May 8-10, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) will host its annual EMEA Spring Forum at the Sheraton Grand Krakow in Krakow, Poland.

The event will feature seminars about the emerging Polish leisure and tourism markets and industry safety, and behind-the-scenes-tours to regional attractions, including Energylandia, Wieliczka Salt Mine, and Rynek Underground.

Participants will also have the opportunity to meet and network with international industry professionals.

The Spring Forum offers global industry professionals a unique opportunity to see first-hand the current development in Poland, and learn how the country is transforming areas into tourism destinations.

The educational seminars will discuss all aspects of attraction development and operation and will be led by attraction industry experts and leaders, including Andreas Andersen (CEO, Liseberg Group, Sweden) and Har Kupers (COO, Vekoma Ride, Netherlands).

Additionally, representatives from local Polish parks Holiday Park Kownaty, Energylandia, and Park of Poland will share their knowledge and experience.

Registration for the event is now open and costs €250 for IAAPA members and 320 euro for non-members.