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AIMS International Delivers Another Successful Safety Seminar

[Dallas, TX] January 19, 2024 — AIMS International, the world leader in amusement safety education, set new records for the third consecutive year at its annual safety seminar. Over 800 attendees, instructors, manufacturers, and suppliers from across the globe joined AIMS International at the DoubleTree by Hilton at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida, January 7-12. 2024 marked the event's return to Orlando after moving to Galveston, Texas in 2018.

In addition to a record 800+ attendees, this year’s seminar boasts a record 440+ hours of education, a record 14 tracks, 2 Academy of Amusement Risk Management, Safety and Security (AARMSS) certification program tracks, and a record 160+ speakers. READ MORE >>

 

What is the annual AIMS Safety Seminar?

As the world leader in amusement safety education, AIMS International gives you the tools, resources, and networking opportunities to provide safe entertainment experiences for visitors around the globe. At the annual Safety Seminar – the world’s top amusement industry safety seminar – attendees will learn from world-class speakers, veteran trainers and industry’s top professionals sharing their expertise. In total, the seminar will deliver more than 400 hours of educational content.

 

Why Attend AIMS in 2025?2022 Classroom

Individualized Education, practical learning and unmatched networking. Attendees build their own schedules, choosing from more than 400 hours of content to best suit their needs and desired outcomes. Actionable safety information is carried home to share with colleagues and co-workers, and long-lasting friendships are built with instructors and peers from around the world, leading to an exchange of information and excellence that connects safety professionals across the globe.

Students can choose their courses a la carte or through a dedicated learning track. Developed in partnership with industry-leading organizations, available tracks include:

  • Aquatics in partnership with E&A
  • AHJ, 'Authorities Having Jurisdiction' designed for state regulators.
  • Operations in partnership with IRT
  • Adventure Attractions in partnership with Urban Air
  • AARMSS I & II
  • Safety
  • Inspection I & II
  • Maintenance I & II
  • Young Professionals
  • Advanced Weld Inspection (Limited availability)
  • Welder Certification Training (Limited availability)

In addition to all the available amusement industry safety education listed above, AIMS International offers the Academy of Amusement Risk Management, Safety and Security (AARMSS), a structured curriculum designed to elevate your program. Based on the following foundational pillars: Safety, security, emergency management, and risk management, AARMSS is specifically designed to educate and equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to manage an amusement industry safety, security, and risk management program effectively.

Interested in learning more about AARMSS? Click here for information and to register for the 2025/2026 Safety, Security & Risk Management Program.

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! 2025 Safety Seminar Details

WHERE:

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Orlando at SeaWorld

WHEN:

Jan. 12 to 17, 2025

 

Planning to participate? Check out our schedule below:

  • Spring 2024: Open call for presenters
  • Summer 2024: Open call for sponsors
  • September 2024: Early bird registration will open

Sunday, January 12, 2025

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm:   Sponsor Load-in
  • 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm:     Open Registration
  • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm:   Opening Reception with light hors d'oeuvres

 

Typical Week

  • Classes 8:00-5:00 pm daily, beginning with the keynote Monday at 8:00 am
  • Lunch Monday-Friday 12:00-1:00 pm
  • AIMS Celebrates, Wednesday 7:00-10:00 pm
  • Exams Friday 3:00-5:00 pm
  • Membership Meeting Tuesday (TBD) 6:00-8:00 pm. Members only; learn about memberships here.

 

DETAILS:

Consistent with prior years, the CEU certificate will be included in the price. Check back this summer for pricing.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • The primary hotel fills fast, so be sure to book your rooms early.
  • The 2025 agenda will be available when registration opens.
  • During registration, you can select a track pre-populating your schedule or select courses manually.

 

REGISTRATION OPENS IN SEPTEMBER

 

Support the mission of AIMS by becoming a Safety Seminar Sponsor

More than classroom learning, a record 45 manufactures, suppliers, and sponsors set up booths and tables at the 2024 AIMS International Safety Seminar. In addition to an average 40 hours of education, attendees get to ask questions in person and learn about new products while event sponsors get to hear direct from frontline users and those charged with maintaining their products.

"The growing number of manufacturers, suppliers, and sponsors each year is a critical piece of seminar success,” said AIMS Executive Director Amy Lowenstein. “Onsite activation expands the attendee experience in a positive way and their generous financial support funds many of the programs AIMS holds throughout the year.”

2025 sponsor packages are now available.

 

 

Safety Seminar scholarships are available.

Scholarships to the AIMS International Safety Seminar are now available. To apply for an AIMS International scholarship, please send an email to info@aimsintl.org with SEMINAR SCHOLARSHIP in the subject line, and in 1,000 words or less, describe why you believe you are deserving. Please include your current position or if a student, your current field of study. Scholarship applications are due by November 10, 2024.

 

 

Thank you to our sponsors!

Platinum Sponsor

Mobaro

Track Sponsor

Kumbak
Amusement Technical
AIMS connectED
Ellis & Associates
American Specialty
International Ride Training
Chance Rides
LJM logo
Safe Slide Restoration
Urban Air logo
MV Rides logo
RCS logo

Gold Sponsors

Water Safety Products logo
Northwest Coasters
Amusement Today
Coulter Associates logo
Uremet
Great Coasters
IAAPA
Ride Entertainment Group logo
Vekoma

Silver Sponsors

Premier Rides
Herschend logo
InCord
Tapeswitch
OABA
Walt Disney
S&S logo
Whitewater
CPI Amusement logo
Ralph S. Alberts
TUV-Nord logo
Rocky Mountain Construction logo
Sartori Rides
The Hoffman Consulting Group

Bronze Sponsors

Prevent Advisors logo
AMPP
Rockwell Automation logo
SA-SO logo
ProSlide logo
Valerity automation logo
Mack Rides logo
Zamperla logo
Skyline Attractions logo
Maclan
DR3M Inspections logo
Nueman Group
ASTM
Baynum logo
Dynamic Entertainment logo
McGowan Allied logo
Gorilla Lube logo
Haas & Wilkerson logo
NAARSO logo
Precision Chains logo

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