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British Association Leisure Parks Piers & Attractions

2017 was an exciting time for BALPPA, as an association we keep growing and expanding. This growth reflects the overall trend within the Leisure  Industry.

BALPPA launched the industry wide event to provide like-minded people from across the family entertainment centre , indoor play centre and others within the leisure industry the oppprtunity to connect with each other, share ideas, meet experts and celebrate the 'best' within this dynamic industry and we are pleased that it is returning for 2018

Exhibitors have the opportunity to show case your organisation, and to position your products and services in front of the most influencial, progressive and growing businesses witin this continually expanding leisure market place.  

The day is packed with unmissable seminars and training opportunities . A wide variety of industry experts offer guidance, support, information, savings and  a full day of networking opportunities too. 


Swiftly followed by BALPPA's first EXCELLENCE AWARDS celebrating the excellence of the UK Indoor Play and Leisure Industry.

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Tracey Bancroft 

BALPPA FEC Consultant
29-30 Ely Place
T: 0207 403 4455
M:07706 945529


Founded in 1936, BALPPA is the non profit-making Trade Association representing the interests of owners, managers, suppliers and developers in the UK’s commercial leisure parks, piers, zoos, family entertainment centres (indoor play and soft play centres) and static visitor attractions sector.

BALPPA speaks for some 300 members, and ultimately for many millions of customers every year.

BALPPA’s principal aims are:

To represent the needs and concerns of the industry to HM Government departments, policy-makers and influencers

To promote safe practice throughout the industry

To promote and defend the interests of the industry

To provide Members with advice, information and services to encourage best practice within the industry.

To support the sharing of ideas, professionalism and profitability through networking, sector sub group meetings and an online forum.

To act as an authoritative source of information concerning the industry to the media and other opinion formers.

BALPPA hosts some 40+ events to its membership every year and is now offering the same quality events and enagement to those that are not BALPPA members . This years BALPPA - Leisure, FEC & Indoor Play Trade Exhibition and BALPPA - Excellence Awards paving the way for more cross sector activity . 

All BALPPA events focus on an ethos of delivering outstanding networking opportunities, and educational content that audiences find beneficial and offers an engaging visitor experience. 

You can find out more about BALPPA Events and our operator and trade memberships on our  or speak to our team on T:(0)207 4034455