IAAPA selects Convention Data Services for Registration, Lead Management, Integrations and Contact Center Services for 2023

May 24, 2023

Bourne, MA – May 24, 2023: The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) has selected Convention Data Services (CDS) to provide registration, lead management, integrations and contact center services for the 2023 editions of IAAPA Expo and IAAPA Expo Europe.  

“IAAPA sought a registration partner that would enable us to streamline the registration process and harness the gathered data into actionable insights,” said Patrick Haller, MS, MBA, CAE, Vice President of Global Marketing, Communications and Membership at IAAPA. “We selected CDS because of their commitment to providing a high level of customer service to IAAPA stakeholders and attendees and their synergies with Freeman.” 

“CDS is honored to begin this partnership with IAAPA, a longtime Freeman client,” said Mara Kolter, CEM, Vice President of Business Development at CDS. “We are excited to grow that partnership further using our industry experience and data to meet IAAPA’s growing needs for service and solutions.”  

About  IAAPA  

IAAPA is a diverse and dynamic community of global attractions professionals. As the largest international trade association for permanently located attractions, IAAPA unifies the attractions community, connects people to learn and grow together, and strives to promote the highest professional standards for excellence and safety around the world. 

Founded in 1918, IAAPA represents leading industry attractions and supplier companies, consultants, and individual members from more than 100 countries. Members include professionals from amusement parks, theme parks, attractions, water parks, resorts, family entertainment centers, zoos, aquariums, science centers, museums, cruise lines, manufacturers, and suppliers. 

The association’s global headquarters and North America office are in Orlando, Florida, U.S. IAAPA also maintains offices in Brussels, Belgium; Hong Kong, China; Shanghai, China; and, Mexico City, Mexico. Visit IAAPA.org or connect through IAAPA’s social media channels: @IAAPAHQ #IAAPA  

About Convention Data Services 

Convention Data Services (CDS), a Freeman Company, is the trusted event registration, business intelligence, and lead management partner servicing top show organizers worldwide. Headquartered in Bourne, MA, CDS has been providing customized applications and support services for more than 30 years. cdsreg.com  

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