The Specialist Buyers Guide for the Amusement and Gaming Industry


Business Forum of the RAAPA EXPO-2019


On March 13-15, 2019 the 21st International Exhibition of amusement rides, entertainment equipment, and services for amusement industry RAAPA EXPO–2019 will be held in Pavilion 75 at VDNH, Moscow.

Within the exhibition, a broad range of business events covering the topical issues of entertainment industry will be taking place. Let's take a look at the calendar of events.

March 11, 2019

Workshop: Reboot and streamlining of entertainment business 

Moderated by My team company integrating business owners, top managers, marketers, art directors, and other specialists of the entertainment business.

During the workshop participants will study the most important aspects of FEC management that affect its profitability, guest loyalty, and consistent efficient operation.

Seminar: Current trends of F&B services in the amusement industry

Leading experts of HoReCa market will speak at the seminar highlighting the latest changes in the legislation concerning the F&B services as well as the trends of F&B sector in the entertainment centers. The seminar will be held at the premises of a specialized training center with a functioning kitchen.

March 12, 2019

Business training: I want to know all about you, to serve you better and to earn more!

Moderators: Pavel Timets – expert, analyst of amusement industry, founder of the largest indoor amusement parks in Russia; Dina Burganova – executive director of entertainment center FUN24, Kazan.

At the training speakers together with participants will create the NPS based quality control system for entertainment center.

Conference: Trends of amusement and leisure parks’ development in Russia: organization of successful operation and effective management

The conference for the outdoor and indoor parks will focus on the topical questions of the park management including international practices presented by competent experts from Germany and UAE.  

March 13, 2019

Round table: Leisure industry in the 21st century: from attraction to entertainment complex

New products of Russian entertainment market will be presented within the round table. The leading companies will introduce their latest releases of amusement rides, virtual reality rides, entertainment equipment, and new concepts of organizing leisure activities in parks and indoor FECs. 

Conference: Safety of amusement rides and playgrounds. New regulations of 2019

Always relevant questions on the safety in amusement industry, this time will be dedicated to new rules of attractions’ control, certification of amusement rides, mounting principles and risk elimination, technical regulations’ requirements.

March 14, 2019

Seminar: «How to grow annual by 30%? “To be or not to be” for arcade machines in entertainment center

Moderator: Lyudmila Kiseleva - consultant, expert in management of entertainment centers and restaurants with 20 years’ experience in amusement industry 

The seminar will address major rules for getting high revenue from arcade machines, and how they fit the format of modern entertainment areas. 

Conference: Operation and management of waterparks under current conditions

Within the conference, leading Russian and foreign specialists will report on both global matters such as ‘to build or not to build a waterpark’, and narrower topics concerning present-date operation and management of waterparks. 

Presentation of a new book by Pavel Timets “Entertainment period park. Entertainment center from its design to happy Guest"   

It’s not so often in entertainment industry that professional literature is published. Hence, this event will be of special interest.  

March 15, 2019

Seminar: Legal protection of entertainment centers and amusement parks

Moderator: Taras Buryak, lawyer, executive partner of LAW AMUSEMENT

Among the examined problems are: locating children play areas above the 2nd floor, fire safety control, registry and inspection of attractions and children playgrounds, means of minimizing consumer extremism, etc.    

Detailed programme and the application form are available on our website: 

We welcome the owners and specialists of parks, family entertainment centers, water parks, cinemas, resorts, health and leisure complexes, representatives of cities’ governments and bodies of authority, event agencies, entrepreneurs, and other interested parties to join the forum.

See you at RAAPA EXPO-2019 (Pavilion 75, VDNH, Moscow)

Make sure to order your invitation ticket in advance: