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Intersection: The Biggest Theme Park Trade Show Hits Town


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Susy Storey. Photo: Brendan Byrne, WMFE

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Theme parks are a big part of the Central Florida economy. This week the Orange County Convention Center hosts the biggest theme park trade show of them all- IAAPA

More than ten miles of aisles display everything from water slides to virtual reality headsets and the machines that make the food that keeps amusement park patrons fueled up.

Intersection’s Brendan Byrne gets a glimpse into the future of the theme park industry with Susy Storey with the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions. 


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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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