From free seminars to the auction, CHAOS, and the annual OSCARES awards – the Haunted Attraction Association has a ton of events planned for Transworld 2022.
The Haunted Attraction Association has a ton of events planned for Transworld on March 17-20, 2022 at booth 1803. Renew your membership at the show to receive 1 free drink at the OSCARES event bar. Many HAA board members will teach and share their knowledge at seminars throughout the event. HAA presentation highlights include the C.H.A.O.S. Safety Seminar on Thursday, March 17th at 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in Room 132. Tickets are $20 for HAA members, $75 for non-members. On Friday, March 18th at 3:15 p.m. in room 127 the HAA is hosting a free seminar with their crisis management team, JK Consulting. The HAA Auction will take place Friday, March 18th in room 231 starting at 4:30 p.m. All proceeds go towards HAA member benefits. Don't miss the State of the Industry Seminar on Saturday, March 19th at 4:30 p.m. to hear HAA board members review their successful 2021 goals, highlight data from the 2022 industry-wide survey, and hold a Q&A. The OSCARES awards ceremony immediately follows at 5:00 p.m. in room 241 where the HAA recognizes attraction owners, vendors, and others who have excelled in the industry. This episode features HAA president Spencer Terry previewing each event for you.
List of HAA Events
Spencer Terry is the General Manager of Fear Factory Haunted House in Salt Lake City, Utah and serves as a Haunted Attraction Association board member. He has been a consultant in the retail, human resources, business, hospitality and non-profit fields for over a decade. With several rides, 6 buildings of terror, over 65,000 attendees annually, and a combined cast/staff of nearly 250, he’s proud to call Fear Factory home. Prior to his role there, he spent nearly 20 years in the hospitality, non-profit, residential management, retail and corporate HR worlds, ranging from C-Suite, EVP of Retail Operations, Executive Director positions and more. Spencer founded Gateway of Chaos haunted attraction-a 100% non-profit haunt with 50 volunteers, and has been an avid haunter, and home haunter, since he was seven years old. As a private consultant and keynote speaker (see spencerterry.com) for several of the field’s he has worked in, a former city councilman, volunteer firefighter, and an educator/presenter at over 10 universities and 15 school districts, plus his education in business and human resources, he combines his experience and knowledge in a passionate way that has helped maximize the goals of Fear Factory Haunted House to continue to be a heavily awarded attraction, and one of the best attractions in their industry (recently awarded the Legendary Haunt Tour Award in 2018). Spencer is dedicated to making the haunt industry stronger and more collaborative. When he has time to breathe, he's an avid Utah mountains lover, gardener, family man, life coach, and volunteer.
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