About the Contest
Are you interested in an industry that offers unlimited opportunities for professional growth across a wide variety of careers? Look no further than the attractions industry, made up of amusement parks, museums and science centers, water parks and resorts, zoos and aquariums, family entertainment centers, and manufacturers and suppliers.
Attractions require continuous invention, as visitors return year after year, looking for both familiar and enticingly new experiences at the same time. If you’re at the forefront of innovation, ready to test the limits of your creativity, and driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, enter The Business of Fun Contest. You’ll test your skills today, while preparing for the jobs of the future.
Calling all 14- to 19-year-old students with innovative business ideas that are designed to increase the appeal of amusement parks and attractions for both new and returning guests. In addition to new ideas for rides, attractions, entertainment, and shows, also consider guest wait times, park facilities, lighting, safety, and food and beverage options.
Your submission may be an original work of art, a video, an infographic, photos, graphics, documents, or any other format that demonstrates your business innovation. Only individual entries submitted online will be accepted.
Looking for additional instructions, industry resources, and inspiration? You've come to the right place!
Start by downloading The Business of Fun Contest At a Glance and The Business of Fun Contest Student Resources, below. Then get inspired by innovative team members at attractions around the world—from hospitality and security specialists to Disney imagineers. Finally, peruse articles that'll help you brainstorm and develop your innovation.