Press Release: December 4, 2017
Martin & Vleminckx, the International Outstanding Roller Coaster Supplier award winner at the 2017 Asia Attractions Gold Crown event.

Asia Attraction Gold Crown Award

Asia Attractions’ 2017 Golden Crown Outstanding Suppliers & Parks Awards Winners 2017 Announced!

(Shanghai, China) On October 19, the 2017 Asia Attractions’ Golden Crown Outstanding Suppliers & Park Awards celebrated the very best the amusement industry has to offer with a glittering awards ceremony and formal dinner, held at the Sheraton Shanghai Hotel & Residences, in the Pudong district of Shanghai, China.

More than 150 industry experts, park representatives and supplier representatives attended the awards ceremony, which saw 13 Outstanding Suppliers Awards and three Outstanding Parks Awards presented by the leading business magazine for the amusement industry in China, Asia Attractions.

Among the high-profile guests, Chinese theme park industry expert Zhu Xing attended the evening, along with Zhong Zinfu, Director of Water Attractions Special Committee of CAAPA and General Manager of Prominent Technology Enterprise; Zheng Wei, Vice President of CCIA Cultural Tourism Development; Liu Yuzheng, Vice-General Manager of Huayi Brothers Real Scene Entertainment; Ge Shiwei, Office Director of Shanghai Jinjiang Amusement Park; Wu Chunlai, General Manager Assistant of Suzhou Park; Li Pengwei, Vice President of BRC Cultural Tourism Group; He Lin, General Manager of Aoyuan Cultural Tourism; Lin Huanjie, President of Institute for Theme Park Studies in China; Fang Long,  General Manager of Chengdu Aqua Magic; Wu Liubing, Assistant General Manager of Changzhou Dinoland; Li Yanchan, General Manager of Winsing Animation Group Park; Shang Lishuang, General Manager of World Carnival Amusement Park; and Zhang Li, Chief Editor of Asia Attractions magazine itself.

Asia Attractions’ Chief Editor Zhang Li, commented on the success of the event: “As an active member of the games and amusement industry we hope the awards will promote and encourage the healthy development of excellent, high-quality Chinese companies and in turn a healthy industry, while also setting the standard of outstanding companies and promoting future development and the direction the industry needs to move in.”

“All of the companies included on the awards shortlist have had projects operating in China from 2016 to June 2017,” continues Zhang Li. “More than 100 Chinese companies and 50 overseas companies completed for 16 awards.”

There are three rounds of voting in the awards. The first round sees Chinese parks nominate companies and suppliers for inclusion; the second round comes in the form of WeChat platform voting; and the third round sees industry experts cast their final vote.

The awards were split into domestic and international categories and the winners are as follows:

2017 Outstanding Roller Coasters Award

China – Golden Horse Technology Entertainment Corp.,Ltd

International – Martin & Vleminckx Ltd.

2017 Outstanding Master Planning Award

China – Guangzhou DongFang Culture and Tourism Industrial Development Co., Ltd

International – JORA VISION EUROPE B.V.


2017 Outstanding Theming, Design & Constructions Award


International – Polin Waterparks

2017 Outstanding Major/Family Rides Award

China – Golden Horse Technology Entertainment Corp.,Ltd

International – Huss Park Attractions GmbH

2017 Outstanding Big Water Park Attractions Award

China – Guangzhou Dalang Water Park Equipment CO., Ltd

International – WhiteWater West


2017 Outstanding Ticketing Systems Award

Galasys Global (Suzhou) Co., Ltd, China

2017 Outstanding Operations Management Service Award

Changzhou dinosaur land culture& Tourism management co., LTD, China

2017 Outstanding Interactive Water Play Award

China – Zhengzhou Wolong Amusement Equipment Co., Ltd.

International – Vortex Aquatic Structures International

2017 Outstanding Middle/Small Rides Award

China – Shenyang Chuangqi Amusement Equipment Co., Ltd.

International – Antonio Zamperla S.p.A

2017 Outstanding Playgrounds Award

China – Shenzhen Yonglixing Amusement Rides Co., Ltd

International – UNO Parks


2017 Outstanding 3D Theatres & Dark Rides Award

China – Shanghai Hirain Digital Technology Co.,Ltd

International – Holovis International Limited


2017 Outstanding VR Products Award

Beijing Shenlinqijing Culture Inc., China

2017 Outstanding Live Performance/Stunts Award

Creative Garden Group, China

2017 Outstanding Themed Food & Beverage Award

Changzhou Joyland Co., Ltd., China

2017 Outstanding Themed Event Award


2017 Outstanding Innovative Entertainment Award

Fruit Man Theme World, China

The 2018 Asia Attractions Golden Crown Outstanding Suppliers & Parks Awards will launch in Jun 2018. More information will be released concerning application dates and sponsorship opportunities.

Press Release: November 15, 2017.
Martin & Vleminckx is now the exclusive distributor for Fabbri Group and Preston & Barbieri Rides in United States and Canada.

Martin & Vleminckx is proud to announce their agreement as the exclusive distributor for Fabbri Group and Preston & Barbieri Rides in the U.S.A. and Canada. With this agreement, Martin & Vleminckx offer now a complete portfolio of amusement ride solutions, from family and junior rides to exciting thrill rides. Martin & Vleminckx is the company to contact for your new attraction projects.

About Martin & Vleminckx

Martin & Vleminckx, founded in 1982, is a world leader in the Amusement Park industry. Their headquarters is located in Montreal, Canada. Martin & Vleminckx have also a large warehouse, office and workshop facility in Haines City, Florida. The company built their great reputation on completing top quality work for amusement ride installation of all types and sizes worldwide. Past projects include the installation of the two largest roller coasters in the world. Martin & Vleminckx offer a wide range of services that includes design and delivery of Wood Coasters of all sizes and types, plus prefabrication, construction, quality control, renovation plans, dismantling and installation of other amusement ride systems.

About Fabbri Group

Fabbri Group is an Amusement Ride company based in Rovigo, Italy. They offer a wide range of attractions from kiddie rides to the most extreme thrill rides, Giant Wheels, Coasters and water rides for dry parks. With 65 years of experience, their great knowledge of the market and a high standard of specialized engineering, Fabbri Group has become the leading ride manufacturers in the Amusement Park industry.

About Preston & Barbieri

Preston & Barbieri is an Italian company founded in 1954 and based in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Starting with the design and manufacture of Bumper Cars and Bumper Cars Buildings, the company soon expanded to include Junior Rides, Ferries Wheels, Telecombats, Polyps, and Rock and Rolls. Today, Preston & Barbieri srl manufactures major rides such as Splash Battle, Merry Go Round, Steel Coasters, Musik Express, Monorail, Flume Rides, Wave Swinger to name a few. Currently, Preston & Barbieri offer 50 different ride system that can be found in the Europe, the Far East, North and South America.

For more information, please contact:
Alain Vleminckx, President
Tel: 863-439-9403

November 15th, 2017|