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IAAPA Brass Ring Awards 

The IAAPA Brass Ring Awards are the most prestigious professional honors awarded, marking excellence throughout the international attractions industry. The awards recognize amusement parks, water parks, zoos, aquariums, museums, science centers, family entertainment centers (FECs), attractions, and suppliers in excellence categories, including food and beverage, games and retail, human resources, live entertainment, marketing, new products, and exhibits. 

Eligibility Change for the 2021 Program:

Because the 2020 Brass Ring Award program was postponed to 2021, the eligibility period to qualify for a 2021 brass Ring Excellence Award has been extended from August 2019 - July 2021The (extended/updated) deadline to apply is August 15, 2021, for all awards except the Best Exhibit award, which is November 5, 2021.

New for 2021:

  • Winners will be announced virtually before IAAPA Expo. (more information to be provided in mid-October)
  • Join us for a reimagined event to celebrate our winners during IAAPA Expo in Orlando.

If you have any questions, please email BrassRingAwards@IAAPA.org.

IAAPA Brass Ring Award Categories