nFusion, a brand of the Companies of Nassal confirmed its commitment to leadership, by returning to sponsor IAAPA’s annual global leadership event for Amusement Park and Attractions industry veterans, forerunners and thought leaders, which took place in Abu Dhabi/Dubai, UAE, February 26 – 28, 2019.
DUBAI, UAE, February 28, 2019 – The Companies of Nassal, is proud to announce their return (under the nFusion brand) for the third year as a sponsor of the IAAPA Leadership Conference in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE.
nFusion was joined in sponsorship by a stellar group of other organizations, including: Dynamic Attractions, Extreme Engineering, FetchRev, Freeman, Gateway Ticketing Systems, HB Leisure, PGAV Destinations, ProSlide Technology Inc, S&S – Sansei Technologies, Shaller Go Karts, WhiteWater, and Yaox Entertainment Integration.
From February 26 – 28, 2019, developers, owners and decision makers from the global amusement and attractions industry gathered in Abu Dhabi and Dubai to gain fresh perspectives and ideas for enhancing the guest experience, as well as to engage in thought-provoking discussions, and to observe best practices.
Over two days, nFusion, fellow sponsors and participants were treated to a variety of receptions, dinners and other networking opportunities, including presentations about (and tours or visits to) a myriad of exciting locations and entertainment destinations. The list of sites included:
IMG Worlds of Adventure
Warner Brothers Abu Dhabi
Left to Right: Ken Whiting (IAAPA 2nd vice chair; Whiting Foods Concessions), David Rosenberg (Chairman; Monterey Bay Aquarium), Rob Wyatt (Program Director, nFusion), Matt Brown (Partner, The Companies of Nassal), Hal McEvoy (IAAPA President and CEO), Hank Salemi (IAAPA Treasurer; Six Flags Great America), Andreas Andersen (IAAPA immediate past chair, Liseberg Park).
“The IAAPA Leadership conference has proven to be a valuable tool for gaining insights and perspective from other leaders in the industry, and we’re proud we’ve been able to sponsor for the last few years,” said Matt Brown, Partner at The Companies of Nassal. Rob Wyatt, Program Director at nFusion added “And because nFusion represents clients in the region and globally, this conference was a perfect fit for us. We were thrilled to be a part of it all.”
Both nFusion and the Companies of Nassal are excited to continue conversations and foster the growth of the new relationships formed at the IAAPA Leadership 2019 conference and are looking forward to continued involvement in future conferences.
nFusion is the only Program Management firm specializing exclusively in delivering cultural and entertainment destinations. nFusion manages projects through four major gateways to answer the most important questions: Is your vision feasible? Is your concept deliverable? Is your design buildable? Is your project operable? With more than 150 years’ combined experience, nFusion’s stellar team is a leader in the responsible planning and development of entertainment destinations worldwide. nFusion is one of the Companies of Nassal and is located in Los Angeles and Orlando.
We deliver destinations. From the figment of your imagination to the fireworks of opening day, we challenge the status quo. Our expert program managers develop and manage the roadmap, fuse diverse talents to align the program and team, and guard the viability of the vision. We build lasting relationships with our clients by relentlessly doing what’s right while having fun along the way. Our clients include iconic theme parks, cultural attractions, and mixed-use developments around the globe and are a testament to our stellar ability to deliver world-class destinations.
ABOUT THE COMPANIES OF NASSAL
The Companies of Nassal encompass three brands: Nassal and Lexington, both known for specialty fabrication for theme parks, zoos, aquariums, museums, and casinos, and nFusion, our program management brand which offers a proprietary process for developing and delivering entertainment destinations.
We Transform Experiences. From your idea to opening day, we take a different approach to building and delivering cultural and entertainment destinations. We do this by disrupting the traditional delivery process. Together, our passionate teams at Nassal, Lexington, and nFusion increase quality, optimize value, and streamline implementation. We build lasting relationships with our clients by relentlessly doing what’s right while having fun along the way. Over the last 35 years, we have helped create award-winning destinations for the leading brands around the world.
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 more than 6,000 attraction, supplier, 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, manufacturers, and suppliers.
The association’s global headquarters and North America office are located in Orlando, Florida, US. IAAPA also maintains offices in Brussels, Belgium; Hong Kong, China; Shanghai, China; Mexico City, Mexico; and Alexandria, Virginia, US. To learn more, visit www.IAAPA.org or connect through social media channels: @IAAPAHQ #IAAPA.