AAVEA 2019 is a two-day conference with a programme of international and local speakers sharing trends, benchmarks, and best practice.


  • What do young people want in an attraction, besides wifi?
  • Family entertainment: the next big thing and how to make it work
  • Preventing fraud: what to look out for
  • Learning from each other: museums and attractions
  • Franchising into Africa
  • The changing nature of attraction retail
  • When planning and IRL collide
  • My journey through the ranks of attraction management
  • Oh sh*t, I f#cked up (aka we all make mistakes!)
  • Five numbers every attraction manager should be on top of
  • The state of the attractions industry in Ghana and Kenya
  • The DOs and DON’Ts of working with social influencers
Tuesday, 20 August   Behind the scene tours  
Wednesday, 21 August Registration

Conference sessions
Conference sessions Conference social
Thursday, 22 August Behind the scenes tour

Conference sessions
Conference sessions  


2019 speakers
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Behind the scenes tour

Coming soon.