Archive for February, 2010

Our Annual Buyer’s Guide Issue

February 5, 2010 No Comments

This issue we bring you the 2010 edition of our Who’s Who Buyers’ Guide. As you strive to make your many business plans realities for your guests and employees, the guide can assist you in finding the perfect goods and services to move your company ahead of the competition. Sticking with goals, listening to and […]

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2010 Is Off to a Great Start

2010 Is Off to a Great Start

February 1, 2010 No Comments

The economy is slowly waking up from the long nap it took in 2009. People are still cautious, but are actively thinking about changing the way they do business and doing their homework, going to shows, attending seminars, and using Tourist Attractions & Parks magazine to gain more information. Knowledge is power in today’s highly […]

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Sponsors

Castle Golf, Inc.

Planning, design and construction of miniature golf courses and family fun parks.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

Fun Pro is an insurance program especially designed for party planners and party rental businesses.

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Provides innovative IT products and services with a primary focus on card-based solutions and database applications for the leisure and retail industries.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Aquaventronics

Research and development of interactive water games for use in the commercial amusement industry.

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Soft Play

Leader in designing, manufacturing and installing soft contained playground equipment.

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Max Flight

Manufactures interactive virtual reality motion-platform game systems including networkable flight and roller coaster simulators.

Enchanted Castle Studios

Fiberglass statuary and figures for restaurants, mini-golf, theme parks and other attractions.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

International Special Events (ISERA)

Risk purchasing group, a better way to purchase liability insurance, specializing in inflatables and much more.

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Store on Wheels

Importer and distributor of quality toys, lighting and novelties. Cater to the amusement, retail and entertainment industries.

Formula K Raceways

Go-karts, kiddie cars and bumper boats, go-kart parts and tires.

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

Planning consultants for wet/dry attractions, mini-golf, go-kart tracks and laser arenas.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

American Changer

Bill and coin dispensers and counters, ticket machines and more.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Knight Equipment

Drive cables for ferris wheels, Tilt-A-Whirls, Rock-O-Planes and many others.

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

Picnic tables, grills, park benches, planters, trash containers and more.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

A complete line of Imperial strollers, wagons and safari utility vehicles.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Penny Press

Penny souvenir machine, great for parks, FECs, bowling and skating centers, museums and tourist attractions.

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

Designers of unique themed parks, attractions and environments for the entertainment business.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Sureshot Redemption

One-stop source for prize redemption counters at entertainment centers.

Money Tree – ATM

ATM machines.

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

A\’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Richie\’s Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Spectrum Sports

Climbing walls, ropes courses, go-karts and more.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Art Attack

Theming, miniature golf, parade floats, 3D props, air-brushed murals, signage and art panels.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Cost of Wisconson

Creators of simulated environments, duplicate structures, sculpted figures, exhibits, water features, mini-golf and more.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Rio Syrup

Over 250 flavors, syrups and concentrates for shaved ice, sno cones, shushes, food colors. Now featuring Hawaiian Flower Cups.

Poly Products

Tables, benches and related products. Green products for a green world.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Perfect Fry

Innovative and simple-to-operate countertop deep fryer Perfect Fryers.

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

Concession trailers and Antique, Jeep and Grand Prix auto rides.

Laser Star

Laser shooting galleries, laser tag, dark ride target systems, overhead target ranges.

Jane Farrell Turf and Carpets, Inc.

Commercial carpet, printed and decorative patterns, loop and cut-pile construction. Wall coverings in fluorescents, Class A fire rated. Colored turf, both traditional and neon colors.

Namco

Namco America is a premier manufacturer of coin-op arcade attractions, ranging from the hottest titles like Crazy Typhoon and Jumpin’ Jackpot to classic game-room experiences such as the Pac-Man 25th Anniversary upright that features Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man and Galaga. Specialized pieces such as Wonka Sweetland and Flamin Finger are favorites too! For arcade gaming fun, Namco America is your answer.

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

Premier vending supply for all of your vending equipment and supply needs.

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Gold Medal Products Co.

Concession equipment, foods and beverages, popcorn, pretzels and snack foods.

Bulbtronics

A premier source for lamps, LEDs, batteries and lighting-related and electrical products.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Tear Repair

Tear-Aid industrial strength patches to repair holes and tears.

Family Fun Corp.

Waterpark walls for rivers, bumper boat and splash down pools.

Extreme Engineering

Industry leader in zip lines, climbing walls, jumper systems and adventure products.

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

Wristbands with no hidden costs, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Wristband System.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Rides-4-U, INC.

New and used rides, kiddie, family, major and thrill.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Brunswick Bowling

Entertainment bowling center developer and manufacturer of bowling equipment and entertainment products.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

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