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

Bulbtronics

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

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

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.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Cost of Wisconson

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

Extreme Engineering

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

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Richie\’s Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Family Fun Corp.

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

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Poly Products

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

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Tear Repair

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

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Embed

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

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Formula K Raceways

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

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Store on Wheels

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

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Money Tree – ATM

ATM machines.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

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.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Aquaventronics

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

Laser Star

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

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Knight Equipment

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

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Rio Syrup

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

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Spectrum Sports

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

Sureshot Redemption

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

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Brunswick Bowling

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

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

A\’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

American Changer

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

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Art Attack

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

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Penny Press

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

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Max Flight

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

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Soft Play

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

Perfect Fry

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

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