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Meet us in Orlando at IAAPA

The annual IAAPA Attractions Expo will be held November 15-19 in Orlando, Florida at the modern Orange County Convention Center. More than 25,000 participants from 100 countries are expected to take part in the more than 90 education sessions, daily networking events, and products and services from more than 1,000 exhibitors in nine-miles of exhibit isles. Creative, imaginative, and groundbreaking products and ideas will pack more than 400,000 square feet of exhibit space at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2010. This year, more than 220 exhibitors are expected to show a brand-new product on the show floor. Attendees will also have access to more than 165 first-time exhibitors.

Randy White, our CEO, and Linda Beckring, our office and procurement manager, will be attending. If you would like to make an appointment to meet either of them in Orlando, give us a call at +816.931-1040 or contact us via our website.

About Randy White

Randy White is CEO and co-founder of the White Hutchinson Leisure & Learning Group. The 31-year-old company, with offices in Kansas City, Missouri, has worked for over 600 clients in 37 countries throughout the world. Projects the company has designed and produced have won seventeen 1st place awards. Randy is considered to be one of the world's foremost authorities on feasibility, brand development, design and production of leisure experience destinations including entertainment, eatertainment, edutainment, agritainment/agritourism, play and leisure facilities.

Randy was featured on the Food Network's Unwrapped television show as an eatertainment expert, quoted as an entertainment/edutainment center expert in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Times and Time magazine and received recognition for family-friendly designs by Pizza Today magazine. One of the company's projects was featured as an example of an edutainment project in the book The Experience Economy. Numerous national newspapers have interviewed him as an expert on shopping center and mall entertainment and retail-tainment.

Randy is a graduate of New York University. Prior to repositioning the company in 1989 to work exclusively in the leisure and learning industry, White Hutchinson was active in the retail/commercial real estate industry as a real estate consultancy specializing in workouts/turnarounds of commercial projects. In the late 1960s to early 1980s, Randy managed a diversified real estate development company that developed, owned and managed over 2.0 million square feet of shopping centers and mixed-use projects and 2,000 acres of residential subdivisions. Randy has held the designations of CSM (Certified Shopping Center Manager) and Certified Retail Property Executive (CRX) from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

He has authored over 150 articles that have been published in over 40 leading entertainment/leisure and early childhood education industry magazines and journals and has been a featured speaker and keynoter at over 40 different conventions and trade groups.

Randy is the editor of his company's Leisure eNewsletter, has a blog and posts on Twitter and Linkedin.

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