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Organizations

Amusement Industry Manufacturers and Suppliers is an international, non-profit trade association for ride designers and other industry vendors (AIMS)

International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions is the leading professional organization for the industry (IAAPA)

International Association of Fairs & Expositions (IAFE)

National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials is an organization geared to amusement ride inspectors (NAARSO)

National Amusement Park Historical Association is more of an enthusiasts' organization than an industry association (NAPHA)

National Independent Concessionaires Association (NICA)

Outdoor Amusement Business Association (OABA)

Showmen's League of America (SLA)

Western Fairs Association (WFA)

World Water Park Association is the professional organization for the water park industry (WWA)

Safety

Amusement Ride Accident Reports and News

AmusementSafety.com Providing amusement safety inspection services and resources

http://www.uscancares.org The Council for Amusement and Recreational Equipment Safety (CARES) is a voluntary coalition of regulatory agencies from the United States and Canada, working to standardize record-keeping and link member agencies through an internet database

GoKartExpert.com A site dedicated to providing information and assistance with respect to go-karts.

InflatablesExpert.com A site dedicated to providing information and assistance with respect to inflatable's.

SaferParks.org A consumer's guide to safe thrills at amusement parks and traveling carnivals in the United States

Publications

Amusement Today Excellent, informative monthly industry magazine published by park fan and journalist, Gary Slade

Attractions Management This British Magazine primarily focuses on themed entertainment in Europe

E-Ticket Magazine This magazine includes good research and information on past and present Disney attractions

Funworld The monthly magazine of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)

Inflatable News The information source for the inflatable industry

Park World Magazine A good all around magazine for both designers and operators

RollerCoaster! The quarterly publication of the American Coaster enthusiasts (ACE)

Regulations

ASTM Committee F24 on Amusement Rides and Devices

CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission / has oversight for mobile amusement rides.