IAAPA has announced the speaker line-up for the IAAPA Expo Europe, which is poised to be the largest show in the event’s history, occupying over 17,500 net square meters of exhibition space.

Speaking at the Leadership Breakfast is Nicolas de Villiers, president of the French theme park, Puy du Fou. De Villiers will talk about the success of the unique Grand Parc and share visions of international expansions.

Daniel Delcourt, chief operating officer for Disneyland Paris and David Wilson, Walt Disney Imagineering site leader for Disneyland Paris will talk at the Future Feature: The Future of Disneyland Paris session. Delcourt and Wilson will discuss the future of the Disneyland Paris resort.

IAAPA Expo Europe will also feature prominent leaders of theme park groups in Europe, who will share insights and perspectives on the French amusement park industry and discuss future goals and strategies for their organisations.

François Fassier, director of Leisure Parks Operations at Compagnie des Alpes, Laurent Bruloy, président of Looping Group and Benoit Chang, CEO of EuropaCity, are due to speak at the Lunch and Learn: What’s Next for the French Attractions Industry event.

The Lunch and Learn: Eye on the Middle East and Africa Attractions Industry will also feature industry leaders who will talk about the latest developments in the Middle East and Africa regions.

These speakers include Sabine Lehmann, executive director, Attractions Africa, Bill Ernest, CEO, Saudi Entertainment Ventures (SEVEN) and Bianca Sammut, general manager, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.

IAAPA Expo Europe 2019 is taking place at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles in Paris on 16-19 September.