AIMS INTRODUCES THE NEW JAKE KAMINSKY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP and announces Early Bird registration deadline  [JACKSONVILLE, FL] December 8, 2020 – AIMS International, the unmatched leader in amusement safety education, has several scholarship opportunities available for those who wish to attend the 2021 AIMS International Virtual Safety Seminar, but who may not have the financial means to attend on their own. New this year is the Jake Kaminsky Memorial Scholarship Award. Named after Jake…
INDUSTRY ICON HAROLD HUDSON TO KEYNOTE VIRTUAL SAFETY SEMINAR Annual safety award winner to be announced during keynote address     [JACKSONVILLE, FL] November 5, 2020 – AIMS International, the unmatched leader in amusement safety education, is pleased to announce Harold Hudson, president and CEO AAPRA Associates, will deliver the keynote address at the 2021 Virtual Safety Seminar. Prior to joining AAPRA, Harold Hudson spent more than 21 years with Six Flags Theme Parks as the senior vice…
AIMS INTERNATIONAL ADDS EXCITING NEW EDUCATIONAL CONTENT TO 2021 SAFETY SEMINAR Registration now open at discounted early bird rate [JACKSONVILLE, FL] October 13, 2020 – AIMS International, the unmatched leader in amusement safety education, is pleased to announce two exciting changes to its 2021 Virtual Safety Seminar. New this year, Ellis & Associates will deliver the seminar’s aquatic curriculum, ensuring a comprehensive and innovative program providing the most current industry…
Partnering with Ellis and Associates to deliver innovative aquatic education. [JACKSONVILLE, FL] August 27, 2020 – AIMS International, the unmatched leader in amusement safety education, has made the decision to take its annual Safety Seminar virtual for 2021. From the comfort and safety of their home and offices, this year’s attendees will learn from world-class speakers, veteran trainers and the industry’s top professionals sharing their expertise in a virtual classroom setting, covering…
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…