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IAAPA Expo 2019 - Day 3

Thursday, November 21, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Elizabeth Ringas
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Day Three at the IAAPA Expo came to a close with many manufacturers reporting one of their best expos ever! The ACE booth was filled with wonderful volunteers ready to greet those who stopped by to say hello. Knoebels team members, Fun Spot America, Lakeside Amusement Park, Kentucky Kingdom and many others stopped by to learn more about World Roller Coaster Appreciation Month and pick up their "Share The Moment" gift from ACE.


Photo: Jay Jacobs. View full-sized image.


The talk on the floor was an announcement from Great Coasters International during its 25th anniversary party that new steel track will be in its offering.


Photo: David Lipnicky. View full-sized image.


Photo: David Lipnicky. View full-sized image.


Photo: David Lipnicky. View full-sized image.


The floor was filled with activity, and ACE was busy spreading the word about its new initiative – World Roller Coaster Appreciation Month, making stops by many of the manufacturer booths to invite them to participate. The communications team was busy with photos and interviews to bring you into the action with features from Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc., Martin & Vleminckx, and Dynamic Attractions.


Photo: David Lipnicky. View full-sized image.


Whitewater announced that a Slidewheel will be installed at Mt. Olympus in 2021, the first in North America.

Thursday night attendees were welcomed to a closing party at Universal Studios featuring the Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure and Hogsmeade area.

Be sure to check out the Facebook, Twitter and Instagram links at the top of the page to follow ACE's ongoing coverage of the Expo week activities.