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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 and Application Dates:

The eligibility period to qualify for a 2022 Brass Ring Excellence Award is August 2021 - July 2022. The deadline to apply is August 1, 2022, for all awards except the Best Exhibit award, which is November 4, 2022. 

  • Finalists will be announced virtually before IAAPA Expo. (More information to be provided in mid-October)
  • Winners will be announced during the IAAPA Brass Ring Awards Event at IAAPA Expo in Orlando.

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

IAAPA Brass Ring Award Categories