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Founded in 1936, BALPPA is the non-profit-making Trade Association representing the interests of owners, operators and suppliers in the UK’s leisure parks, piers, zoos, family entertainment centres and static visitor attractions sector. BALPPA speaks for some 300 Members and ultimately for many millions of customers every year.


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EUROMAT is an organization that represents private sector operators of gaming machines and the manufacturers who supply them. It was established in 1979 and today has 13 national member associations from 11 European countries, as well as seven corporate members. EUROMAT engages in dialogue with the European Union and other pan-European bodies to discuss gaming-related public policy issues. Its goal is to advocate for its members' interests and ensure the best possible future for the sector.

The Showman's Guild of Great Britain

               The Showmens Guild of Great Britain

The Showmen’s Guild of Great Britain:

The Showmen’s Guild of Great Britain is the trade association for the Fairground industry & Community, with 4,000 members UK-wide.

Most are SMEs and with families, the community numbers around 20,000.

The Guild’s operates from its Staines-upon-Thames Central Office, with 10 regional Section offices.

Guild members run funfairs year-round, including historic Charter Fairs and at carnivals; festivals; melas and winter wonderlands.

Media Partners

Media Partner - UK

Coinslot Magazine

Published 51 times a year Coinslot International is widely regarded as the ‘bible’ for the UK low stake gaming and amusements sectors. Available in a free to receive digital turning pages format Coinslot is read by operators, regulators, policy makers and has even been mentioned in Hansard! To subscribe or advertise contact

Media Partner - International

InterGame Magazine

The must-read magazine for the global coin-op amusements industry. It is filled with operator, product and show news as well as in-depth features. It regularly includes supplements on specific sectors and regions.

Media Supporters

The Amusement Network

The Amusement Network


The Amusement Network is a multi-media source of information and industry expertise. It utilises video interviews with people doing new and interesting things in the amusement sector alongside more traditional features. We also draw on the rich resources of Norman Leftly’s photo archives and the warm memories and chat of Joyce Todd.


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AZARplus and AZAR magazine



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Gioco News

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Game Time International

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Mondo Automatico

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Park World

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World's Fair

 World's Fair

World’s Fair has been serving the fairground and amusements industry since 1904. Known by all UK Showmen, World’s Fair continues to be a well-trusted and respected source of information on all matters relevant to the operation of funfairs, amusement parks, arcades and other aspects of the leisure industry.

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