It's time to start planning for the 2021 AIMS International Safety Seminar! Despite the challenging times that are affecting us all, our staff is optimistic about the future and plans are underway for the 2021 AIMS International Safety Seminar, which will be held in Galveston, Texas January 10-15, 2021. As plans for the Safety Seminar unfold, AIMS staff will be considering ways to keep those who may not be able to travel connected, and will look to new technology tools to help reach those in…
AIMS International has launched its new e-leaning platform, AIMS connectED, which can now be accessed on the new AIMS International website, aimsint.org. AIMS connectED delivers a unique educational opportunity through which learners are able to experience more than 30 of the actual courses that were offered at the 2020 AIMS International Safety Seminar in Galveston, Texas in January. The courses were hand-picked by the AIMS Curriculum Committee to showcase top-rated amusement industry leaders…
The 2020 AIMS International Safety Seminar, held January 12 -17, in Galveston, TX experienced record-breaking attendance numbers during its third year at the Galveston Island Convention Center. A record 440 students attended the week-long event, which draws participants from across the country and around the world. Additionally, there were a record 265 certification tests completed after a week of training with 72 instructors from the amusement industry.   In total, more than 250 amusement…
Thank You AIMS International Safety Seminar Sponsors & Volunteers Recently, we hosted the biggest AIMS International Safety Seminar ever with more than 440 students in attendance. In addition to the incredible contribution of our amazing volunteer instructors, we were honored by the support of these generous sponsors: Mobaro, Amusement Technical, Amusement Today, Auxel SRL, Coulter Associates, Great Coasters, IAAPA, KumbaK, LJM Associates, Vekoma, Allied Insurance, Applied Technical…
The board of Directors of AIMS International is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Jane (MJ) Brewer as the next Executive Director. She will succeed Karen Oertley who announced her retirement last November. Brewer brings more than 20 years of industry experience to AIMS International and will assume overall responsibility for day-to-day management and operation of the association effective June 1, 2019. Based in Jacksonville, FL, she will report to the board of directors. “Karen and…