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FEC Summer Regional Meeting – Mattel Play & Bubbles World Of Play

Monday 18th June

BALPPA’s FEC Summer Regional Meeting will take place on Monday 18th June at Mattel Play and Bubbles World Of Play

Kindly sponsored by Lappset Creative & Bubbles World Of Play

Monday 18th June 2018

Event kindly sponsored by : LAPPSET CREATIVE & BUBBLES WORLD OF PLAY 


BALPPA’s FEC Summer Regional Meeting will take place at Liverpool’s Mattel Play on the famous Albert Dock on Monday 18th June 2018.

Based on the popular TV characters that children know and love – Thomas & Friends, Bob the Builder and Fireman Sam – inspire childrens imagination with over 13,000 square feet of interactive adventure play across three uniquely themed zones.

We will be visiting Mattel after they close and have a dedicated tour and seminars from the senior team at Mattel. Discussions will include on going development plans in the UK and in Europe. Earlier in the day we will visit BALPPA Members, Bubbles World of Play.

11.30amArrival & Networking OpportunityBubbles World of PlayArrival, welcome refreshments
12 noon Networking Lunch Bubbles World of PlayLunch sponsored by Bubbles World Of Play
13.00 pm Tour of Bubbles World of Play Bubbles World of PlayTour by Simon Hynt – Director
13.45 pmSeminar 1

Health & Safety Considerations, insurance impact & compliance

Bubbles World of PlayRobert Kluth – Lorica Insurance and Head of BALPPA Heatlh & Safety Committee


Robert will give an overview of all areas of H&S consideration for your attraction, touch on the insurance considerations and compliance with BALPPA Code of Practice.


14.30 pm Seminar 2 – RPII Inspectors View Bubbles World of Play Jon Dalton

The Play Inspection Company


Jon will discuss the annual equipment inspection from an inspector’s view point.


3.15pm Close   
3.15pm to 3.45pm Travel to Mattel Play Visit to Mattel Play ! sponsored by Mattel
3.45 pm Welcome and Networking Coffee & Cookies Mattel PlayNetworking Coffee & Cookies Sponsored by Lappset Creative
4.15 pm Seminar 3 – About Mattel Mattel PlayKaty Blanchard – Mattel


Katy will detail the history of Mattel and outline future plans


4.35 pmSeminar 4 – The Something New Mattel PlayRob Hetherington – Lappset Creative


Rob will discuss Lappsets visionary approach to play and their partnership with Mattel along with other exciting new developments


5.00pm Tour of Mattel Play Mattel PlayTour by Mattel Play Team Members


Location Addresses

Bubbles World of Play

Located in: Marine Point Retail & Leisure Park

AddressMarine Point, King’s Parade, Wallasey CH45 2HZ

Phone0151 691 6030

 Mattel Play !

AddressAlbert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AA

Phone: 0151 706 0981

This is a FREE event to attend but please note that numbers for this event will be strictly limited and therefore we advise you to book now! 

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities at this event please email tracey@nullbalppa.org or call Tracey on 07706 945529

Please use your BALPPA Member log in details to view the booking form. If you do not have your log in details please complete the registration form. If you are a non member please email tracey@nullbalppa.org or call Tracey on 07706 945529.




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