Sustainability Day at PortAventura World

  • Room: Offsite - PortAventura World
  • Session Number: SUS
Monday,September 27, 2021: 0800 - 2000


Choni Fernandez
Director Procurement and CSR
PortAventura World
David Garcia
Managing Director and CCO
Port Aventura Entertainment
Laura Gournay
Responsable du pôle exploitation
SNELAC (Syndicate National des Espaces de Loisirs,
Cale Heit
Forrec Ltd.
Ylva Linder
Régis Marçais
Looping Group
Aurelie Meheust
Susan Storey
Director, Global Communication


LOCATION: PortAventura, Avda. Alcalde Pere Molas Km. 2, 43480 Vila Seca (Tarragona) 

MEETING POINT: IAAPA Bus Stop, Career de les Ciències (in front of Fira Barcelona Gran Via South Access). Bus departs at 08:00 sharp


IAAPA Expo Europe is excited to debut a new event. “Sustainability Day” is a full-day programme dedicated to the important issues and topics facing the global attractions industry regarding environmental, social and economic sustainable operations. 

This event will bring together leading operators and suppliers to discuss long-term sustainability of members, their partners and communities. Participants will visit PortAventura, one of Europe’s leading theme parks, to learn the park’s strategic approach to sustainable operations and becoming carbon neutral.

You will also learn from regional speakers about their companies’ efforts toward sustainability. This is the right opportunity to learn best practices, discuss your vision, and to network with others throughout the day that includes education sessions, meals, and facility tours.

Be inspired by visionary IAAPA members and prepare yourself for the future!


The day will featured speakers from PortAventura, Liseberg, Karls, Miniatur Wunderland, and more. 

IAAPA Certification: 3 credit hours towards IAAPA Certification renewal


08:00 - 10:00     Transportation to PortAventuraWorld

10:00 – 10:30    Visit PortAventura Dreams

10:45 - 11:15     Presentation of the Resort

11:15 – 11:45    ESG Journey PortAventura and New ESG

11:45 - 12:15     Making Location Based Entertainment Sustainable- How to Build with a Purpose

12:15 - 13:00     Visit to White Tale Shallow colony

13:15 - 14:00     Lunch buffet del Port

14:10 - 14:40     How to integrate IP in Park sustainability-Oscar the Grouch show

14:40 - 15:30     ECOEDUCA biodiversity edutainment for schools-Wakamnau Garden

15:30 - 16:20     Liseberg Sustainability Strategy

16:20 - 16:50     French Association SNELAC with the Looping Group and Puy du Fou on the Green label for French parks

17:00 - 18:00     Reception-China


  • Lunch buffet 
  • Afternoon coffee break 
  • Light fare at networking reception 

TRANSPORTATION: Buses depart (IAAPA Bus Stop, Career de les Ciències, in front of Fira Barcelona Gran Via South Access) at 08:00 sharp. Buses depart PortAventura at 18:00 to return Fira Barcelona Gran Via. Participants may not drive separately to this event.

NOTE(S): Must be 18 or older to attend. Separate ticket and Expo badge required to attend.  

COST: COST: IAAPA Members: Online purchase €157/Onsite purchase €190; Nonmembers: Online purchase €220 /Onsite purchase €265. Tickets should be purchased in advance as space is limited and may sell out. Expo registration is also required. Prices are Inclusive of VAT.


Register now for IAAPA Expo Europe, or add this event to your existing registration:

Go to the registration portal


All participants are requested to be fully vaccinated* or to have a negative Covid-19 test. It is the participants’ sole responsibility and personal accountability to observe those rules. IAAPA will not do further checks.

* A person is considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after the 2nd dose of a two doses vaccine, or 4 weeks after one dose of a single dose vaccine.


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