Menalac Water Park Conference 2023

Menalac Water Park Conference 2023

Location: Atlantis the Palm, Dubai
Event Date: March 12, 2023
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د.إ 400.00  

  • USD: 108.91$

MENALAC is set to take the lead in its upcoming Waterpark Conference, delivering top industry insights and celebrating the growth of the MENA region’s waterpark attractions.

March 12, 2023, marks an exciting date in the regional waterpark industry as the MENALAC Waterpark Conference will take place at Atlantis Aquaventure Dubai, bringing together top names and heavyweights of the waterpark industry all under one roof.

MENALAC’s upcoming conference will arm waterpark operators and leading suppliers with key industry knowledge, maintenance practices, and top scaling tips to help all MENA waterparks grow and flourish. This conference aims to deliver interesting panel sessions on the evolution of waterparks in the Middle East and the unique operating considerations for them in the region.

Sponsors & Partners

  • Waterpark Attractions Sponsor

  • Waterpark Design Sponsor

  • Waterpark Safety Sponsor

  • Water Quality Sponsor

  • Waterpark Safety Training Sponsor

  • Technology and Ticketing Sponsor

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  • Media Partner

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We have a diverse range of sponsorship opportunities available; a member of the sponsorship team will work with you to create a bespoke package to suit your businesses objectives.

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CONFERENCE AGENDA - March 12, 2023
09:00 – 09:05 Welcome Speech & Overview of the Conference 
09:05 – 09:25 Keynote Speech – The Global Water Park Industry
An overview of the global water park industry and the key trends and insights that are forecasted for the next few years
09:30 – 10:10 Panel Discussion 1: Giga projects and the Middle East
The exponential growth of the water park industry in the MENA region is expected to reach USD 609 million by 2023 (IAAPA Report). How can water parks contribute significantly towards the massive growth of the L&A industry of the MENA region? How do they stand out in the midst of a Giga project with so many other development offerings?
10:15 – 10:55 Panel Discussion 2: Developing world class surf parks
As surf moves inland, the rise of surf park venues increases. In this panel discussion, developers and specifiers discuss this new, innovative industry and how venues can push the envelope within the surf park space, and what the future of technology, surf, and real estate might look like.
11:00 – 11:15 Networking Coffee Break
11:20 – 12:00 Panel Discussion 3: It’s all about the experience: A deep dive into enhancing the ride and guest experience
This panel session will talk about all things experience: from guest experience to ride experience. Every component of the park plays an important role in the amount of time guests stay in the park and the amount of money they spend during the day. Panelists will shed light on operational methods to enhance the guest experience as well as state-of-the-art technologies and staff training programs that water parks are using to give an overall vibrant experience to all the customers
12:05 – 12:45 Panel Discussion 4: Paying a price to reduce your overall costs
How thorough and smart design can help reduce the CAPEX and OPEX of your project. Some people think that design costs can be avoided, however, experience shows these initial costs are the best long term investment you can make
12:50 – 13:30 Panel Discussion 5: The S word
The last thing on a guest’s mind when they visit a water park is safety, but it should be the first thing on the mind of the operator. Leading industry figures discuss challenges in the water park world and share tips in how parks can continuously work on their venue’s level of safety
13:35 – 14:25 Networking Lunch Break
14:30 – 15:10 Presentation 1: A Local in the World of Expats
We speak firsthand with local Emiratis on how they have been introduced to the water park industry as well as their perspective on what the future holds for the industry
15:15 – 15:55 Panel Discussion 6: Size isn’t everything: Water parks you may not know about
A look at the unique operations and marketing requirements of water parks in developing markets within the Middle East. How do they draw people to their parks? How do they maintain safety in areas where many do not know how to swim?
16:00 – 16:40 Panel Discussion 7: Developing with and for the operator
Developing a water park needs to ensure the park does not only open successfully on Day 1, but sets up the operator for long term success. We explore the benefits of developers and operators working hand in hand
16:45 – 17:15 Presentation 2: Culture of the Industry
How are we establishing the “Culture of the Water Park Industry” here in the Middle East region with our colleagues, work ethics, business plans, social media, networking, sales & marketing strategies etc
17:20 – 17:25 Closing remarks and conclusion of formal program