The 9th International RAAPA Summer Forum of amusement industry in Rostov-on-Don — RAAPA
Russian association of amusement
parks and attractions

Russian association of amusement
parks and attractions

The 9th International RAAPA Summer Forum of amusement industry in Rostov-on-Don

14 July — 16 July 2021

9th International Summer Forum
of amusement industry specialists

July 14 – 16, 2021 г., Rostov-on-Don


Organizer: Russian Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (RAAPA)

General Sponsor: Factory of Entertainments company

Event Partner: «RIF» group of companies

Supported by: Rostov-on-Don city administration and Ministry of Culture of Rostov region.

Informational partners: The Amusement Industry Catalogue, VTORIO.COM web portal, Attractions & Entertainments magazine.

Welcome for participation:

  • Executives and specialists of parks, waterparks, health resorts, entertainment centers and shopping malls, experts on cultural and leisure activities;
  • Executives and specialists of manufacturing companies and suppliers of attractions, entertainment equipment, and services for amusement industry;
  • Representatives of city and regional authorities;
  • Mass media;
  • Other interested parties.

July 13 (Tuesday)

(optional programme)

Walking tour of Rostov-on-Don

Rostov-on-Don has many names: Gates of the Caucasus, the Southern Capital, Rostov-Papa, but what they mean, and what city history is hidden in them? During the walking tour you will learn of how a tiny village of Rostov evolved into a million-plus city, visit Rostov-on-Don’s Wall Street, observe buildings of banks and hotels dating back to the early 20th century. Step by step you will explore the streets of old city, learn of criminal past of Rostov and wade through the peculiarities of the its many-sided culture.

Duration: 17:00 – 20:00

July 14 (Wednesday)

Congress Hotel Don-Plaza, 2nd Floor (Bolshaya Sadovaya st, 115)

09:30 – 10:00
Gathering of the participants in the Conference hall. Registration, Coffee-break.
10:00 – 10:30
Welcome, acquaintance and introduction of the participants.
10:30 – 11:30


  1. Tourism potential and perspectives of development of cultural and leisure sector of Rostov-on-Don and Rostov region.
  2. Ways to improve the efficiency of cultural institutions after a pandemic.
  3. Modernization and relevant equipping of culture and recreation parks.
  4. Topical concepts of organizing leisure time in FEC.

speakers and topics are to be confirmed

11:30 – 11:50
11:50 – 14:00

«Manufacturers’ Forum»

presentation of innovations of amusement rides, entertainment equipment and services for the amusement industry.
14:00 - 15:00
Meeting of the participants at the main entrance of the hotel. Transit to the Revolution park.
15:15 - 16:15

Visit to the Revolution park and Ferris wheel One Sky

meeting with the park executives.

REVOLUTION PARK - is a park in the city center with the most modern complex of attractions and sites for various events and activities. The main amusement ride of the park is the large Ferris wheel ONE SKY 65 m high, from which a beautiful panorama of the backwaters of the Don and the historical center of Rostov-on-Don opens.
Boarding the bus. Transfer to Gorky Park.
16:30 - 17:30

Visit to the Gorky Park

meeting with the executives of the park.

CENTRAL PARK named after GORKY - is the oldest park in the city, founded in 1813, a cultural heritage site. The park houses examples of landscape architecture, historical and cultural monuments. Recreational spaces such as playgrounds, a chess and checkers club, a ballroom dance club, an attraction complex, and a stage are also equipped in the park. The territory of the park is traditionally the major venue for city events. Currently, a project for a large-scale reconstruction of the central park is at the stage of approval.
Boarding the bus.
Return to the hotel.
Boarding the bus. Transfer to the restaurant.
19:00 - 23:00
Gala Dinner. Entrance by invitation card.

15 July (Thursday)

Congress Hotel Don-Plaza, 2nd floor (Bolshaya Sadovaya st., 115)

Park named after May 1
(Bolshaya Sadovaya st, 127).

RAAPA Summer race for 2 km

Prizes are provided for the winners of the competition.

09:30 – 11:30

Educational programme

topics and speakers are to be confirmed

Boarding the bus. Transfer to the FEC MegaMag
11:55 – 12:55

Visit to the rope park парка Panda Park and interactive amusement park «Hello Park».

PANDA PARK is the largest rope park network in the country. The park in Rostov-on-Don includes 8 routes at an altitude of 20 m, as well as a children's sports complex "Labyrinth" (from 3 to 12 years old), a baby zone (from 2 to 4 years old), a children's play complex "Batalny" (from 3 to 12 years old), children's play labyrinth "Beehive" (from 3 to 12 years old), trampolines (from 3 years old) and sports game machines. In PandaCafe you can enjoy sweets, have a snack after an active holiday or celebrate a holiday with friends.

HELLO PARK is a network of interactive amusement parks. The main idea of the project is edutainment (education + entertainment). The park combines familiar children's games, colorful projections and cutting-edge technology. With their help, children, together with their parents, learn new skills and develop creative abilities in a playful way. The format of multimedia parks allows you to quickly change the content in the park, has a high throughput and a keen interest of visitors.

Boarding the bus. Transfer to the restaurant.
13:15 - 14:15
Boarding the bus. Transfer to the FEC GALLERY PARK.
15:00 - 15:50

Visit to the entertainment center «Dream Park» and lazertag «TRON».

DREAM PARK is an entertainment center that combines a grandiose Ninja Park, a trampoline arena, a children's climbing wall, a huge play maze, a mini-football field, tubing slides, air guns, multislidings, next-generation virtual reality, simulators, development children's area and much more.

TRON is a thematic laser tag arena for guests of any age. In the center you can play with friends, have fun or celebrate any holiday. In addition to the arena, the complex includes two cozy VIP rooms with a space theme, a disco and a Tesla show.
Boarding the bus., transfer to H2O water park.
16:10 - 17:10

Visit to H2O water park.

Н2О – an all-season three-level water park, consisting of 14 swimming pools, 8 high-speed water slides and attractions, 8 baths and saunas, restaurants, cafes and a shopping gallery with cozy shops. The complex also includes an event agency and the H2O Life Health Center. The water park is a laureate of the prestigious Golden Pony award.
17:10 - 17:40

Handing diplomas to the participants.

Boarding the bus.
Return to the hotel.

July 16 (Friday)

(optional programme)

Excursion programme The Cossacks Don

(stanitsa Starocherkasskaya, Novocherkarsk, Aksay)

While touring around Novocherkassk, the village of Starocherkasskaya and Aksay, you will learn about the origin and emergence of the Cossacks, get acquainted with their culture, way of life, customs and traditions of the Don Cossacks. You will observe ancient cities and villages, visit museums of Cossacks’ glory and historical sites. You will also view ataman palaces, authentic dwellings, cultural and exhibition centers, and many other sites.

Duration: 9:00 – 17:00

*The programme is subject to change

For all further questions please contact the organizing committee of the event:

Tel:  +7 (495) 234-52-04, 234-50-15;
For urgent matters on non-working days: +7 (906) 040-71-04

THE GUIDE of the Summer Forum in Rostov-on-Don

The official edition of the International Summer Forum of amusement industry specialists in Rostov-on-Don, July 14-16, 2021

The Guide includes:
  • The detailed program of the Summer Forum
  • Information about amusement industry enterprises in Rostov-on-Don
  • Brief history of the city
  • Information about leading amusement industry manufacturers
  • Useful information for the visitors of the city

The Guide:

  • THE GUIDE will be given to all participants of the Summer Forum including directors of amusement industry enterprises and representatives of state structures of Rostov-on-Don.
  • THE GUIDE will be available online on our website: along with advertising materials after the event.
  • THE GUIDE will be also distributed in October in Moscow at RAAPA EXPO Autumn-2021 along with the report about the event
 THE GUIDE of the Summer Forum in Rostov-on-Don

Manufacturers and suppliers of entertainment equipment and services are welcome to place their advertisement in THE GUIDE of RAAPA Summer Forum in Rostov-on-Don.

Стоимость размещения:

1 Full-page module

145 EURO / 160 USD

1 Full-page module (inside page)

270 EURO / 300 USD

1 Full-page module (back outside cover)

355 EURO / 400 USD

The technical requirements to the artworks:

  • 1 full-page module: width/height 160 x 230 mm + 5 mm bleed on each side
  • Files are accepted in the formats: *tiff, *pdf or *eps; 300 dpi resolution, CMYK.
  • NO crop marks; all fonts should be converted into curves.
  • The color requirements: CMYK color chart on pictures must be C 40% , M 30%, Y 30 %, K 97 % (the maximum Суаn, Magenta, Black – 97%). Black fonts should be K 100%. The Total Ink Density must not exceed 320%.

Информация по бронированию гостиниц для участников и гостей мероприятий



Bld.115, Bolshaya Sadovaya st, Rostov-On-Don
Reservation department 8 (863) 263 90 65

Standart twin

4700 ₽

Standart single

3450 ₽

Business twin

5500 ₽

Business single

4150 ₽


2700 ₽
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To sponsors of the RAAPA Summer Forum




RAAPA Summer Forum – the international business forum gathering together amusement industry specialists from all over Russia and foreign countries: directors and top managers of parks, entertainment centers, resorts, cultural institutions, representatives of cities’ and regions’ governments, manufacturers of entertainment equipment and other interested parties. For the past 8 years, over 1000 specialists from more than 90 cities of Russia and foreign countries have participated in the Forum.

Welcome to participate in the event and present your products and services to the key audience of amusement industry specialists!

Additional advertising opportunities

If you are not able to attend the Summer Forum in Rostov-on-Don or wish to further strengthen your position in the event, take the opportunity to place your advertisement in the official Summer Forum special edition - «The Guide».

Prices for placing adverts:

  • 1 Full-page module (inside first or last cover pages) – 270 EURO / 300 USD
  • 1 Full-page module (back cover) – 335 EURO / 400 USD
  • 1 Full-page module – 145 EURO / 160 USD 

Technical requirements to the advertising materials:

  • 1 Full-page module: width/height: 160*230 mm + 5 mm bleed on each side
  • Artworks are accepted in the formats: tiff, pdf, eps; 300 dpi resolution, CMYK
  • Video are accepted in the formats:mpeg4, avi.,720p