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2019 Itinerary

The Golden Ticket Awards are reserved exclusively for working professionals in the amusement industry such as park owners, operators and management, as well as manufacturers, designers, vendors and consultants. 

This is the tentative schedule! All times/events are subject to change!
Event registration is open to all amusement industry professionals!

Amusement Today’s
2019 Golden Ticket Awards
Presented by Amusement Today, 22nd annual edition
Hosted by Silverwood Theme Park
and Rocky Mountain Construction

Downloadable/printable 2019 Event Schedule available here!

Thursday,
September 5

Annual Board of Directors Meetings at the CDA Resort for:
8 a.m.-5 p.m.: AIMS International
-Board Room 6, 7th Floor
8 a.m.-5 p.m.: National Roller Coaster Museum & Archives
-Board Room 7, 7th Floor

Friday,
September 6

Guests arrive at The Coeur d’Alene Golf & Spa Resort

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Registration and GTA badge pickup
CDA Resort BAY 1A, Main Floor Conference Center

Enjoy downtown Coeur d’ Alene, Playland Pier Carousel or CDA Resort Spa and other amenities or enjoy a round of golf at The Coeur d’Alene Golf Course  (advanced reservations required)

Enjoy a round of golf at The Coeur d’Alene Golf Course! GTA attendees can ride to the golf course from the resort by boat. GTA attendees pay a special discounted course rate of $110 per person (based on course availability, advanced reservations required, use promo code CDAGTA19).

6:30 p.m. – Bus transportation departs from CDA Resort to RMC
Rocky Mountain Construction • 1035 West Buckles, Hayden, Idaho 83835
(Last bus departs at 6:45 p.m.!)

An evening at Rocky Mountain Construction
Enjoy this behind the scenes exclusive tour of Rocky Mountain Construction.  Evening continues with dinner, drinks and live music.

10 p.m. – Bus transportation begins departing from RMC to CDA Resort
(Last bus departs at 10:15 p.m.!)

Saturday,
September 7

8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – Late Registration and GTA badge pickup
CDA Resort BAY 1A, Main Floor Conference Center
(After 11 a.m., late arrivals may visit Silverwood Group Sales window [#2 on Park Guide Map] location at park’s front gate area.)

10:15 a.m. – Bus transportation from CDA to Silverwood Theme Park
Silverwood Theme Park • 27843 N. Highway 95, Athol, Idaho 83801

11 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Enjoy a day at Silverwood
Dress for casual, comfortable walking day at Silverwood and Golden Ticket Awards Ceremony
GTA lanyard and GTA rubber wristband are valid for theme park admission, parking, drink, food and merchandise discounts, and a souvenir photo with Garfield (#20 on Park Guide Map).

12 noon to 1 p.m. – Welcome Reception & Tour of Boulder Beach Water Park
Hosted by Silverwood and WhiteWater West

1, 2, or 3 p.m. – Departure times for the Silverwood Train
A must do! A 30-minute ride in special reserved Golden Ticket Awards train cars. (#7 on Park Guide Map)

2 to 4 p.m. – Wristband is valid during this time only for exit line admission to the Timber Terror and Tremors wooden roller coasters.

Enjoy one of 3 park behind-the-scenes tours & presentations (attendees must PRE-REGISTER) for:
• Scareywood (1 p.m., #12 on Park Guide Map)
• Culinary Department (1 p.m., #82 on Park Guide Map)
• Complete Park Integration Software (2 p.m., #11 on Park Guide Map)

4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Golden Ticket Awards Dinner
Hosted by Silverwood
at The Pavilion [#44 on Park Guide Map]

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – 2019 Golden Ticket Awards
Presented by Amusement Today, hosted by Silverwood
at Theatre of Illusion Magic Show [#15 on Park Guide Map]

9:30 p.m. – Bus transportation begins departing from Silverwood main parking lot to CDA Resort
(Last bus departs at 10:00 p.m.!)

10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. – Networking at Taphouse Unchained
GTA attendees will be in the bar area of the restaurant. Taphouse is located in the Resort Plaza Shops in front of the CDA Resort hotel. Taphouse features 24 microbrews and ciders on tap. Bar is pay as you go.

Downloadable/printable 2019 Event Schedule available here!

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