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Photo: Vortex Aquatic Structures.

Vortex Aquatic Structures International’s product, Dream Tunnel received an IAAPA Brass Ring Best New Product exhibitor award. The world’s first fully immersive aquatic attraction won first place in the water park ride/attraction category for products under $2 million.

Named for the rings given to carousel riders at the first amusement parks, the IAAPA Brass Ring Award symbolizes achievement. In the water park ride/attraction category, judges evaluate criteria such as originality, quality, and innovation of the product, benefit to the prospective buyer, and feedback received.

“We are so honored to be recognized for bringing something truly unique to the water park industry,” said Stephen Hamelin, president and CEO, Vortex International. “Every team member has worked hard to bring the Dream Tunnel vision to reality. We look forward to collaborating with parks worldwide on future installations.”

The IAAPA 2022 Brass Ring Awards winners were acknowledged during an awards ceremony on November 16.



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