Archive for February, 2011

Anne Vryonides Joins Benchmark Games as Director of Marketing

February 2, 2011 No Comments

Anne Vryonides has joined the staff of Benchmark Games as Director of Marketing.  She will be handling the day-to-day marketing for the Florida-based redemption games manufacturer in the areas of advertising, sales and communications.  Her primary focus will be the development of new business in both the domestic and international market. “Anne is an accomplished […]

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Glo Cone International LLC Offers the Glo Bucket

February 2, 2011 No Comments

Glo Cone International LLC now offers the novelty food product item the Glo Bucket. The Glo Bucket can be used for popcorn, cotton candy, mini donuts, kettle corn or a multitude of other food items. It can also hold a variety of liquids, such as mixed drinks or lemonade. This new item is more than […]

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Falgas Wins Awards at IAAPA Attractions Expo, Elaut USA Acquires Falgas Line

February 2, 2011 No Comments

Elaut USA, Inc., based in Lakewood, N.J., has announced their appointment as the Master Distributor for Falgas kiddie rides in the United States and Canada, and industry veteran Paul Jacobs has been tapped to spearhead the sales effort. “I am extremely pleased to be joining forces with Elaut USA to represent Falgas here in North […]

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Advice to Improve Your Business Outlook

February 2, 2011 No Comments

The leisure entertainment and amusement business is an evolving industry where the chance to learn and grow as an owner, manager or staff member is always present, a fact pointed out in this issue’s Business Strategies column. It’s very true that the poor economy has in no way spared out-of-home entertainment, but it also presents […]

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February / March 2011

February 2, 2011 No Comments

Waves 18    Imagine, Build, Play – Creating Interactive Water Attractions The dictionary defines “interactive” as simply “acting one upon or with the other” or “providing output based on input from the user.” Yet when you combine the concept of interactivity with water attractions, you open up a new world for children and adults to be […]

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Sponsors

Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Family Fun Corp.

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

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Brunswick Bowling

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

Poly Products

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

Store on Wheels

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

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Knight Equipment

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

Spectrum Sports

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

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Embed

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

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

A’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Cost of Wisconson

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

Art Attack

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

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

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.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Laser Star

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

Sureshot Redemption

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

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Rio Syrup

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

Max Flight

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

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

American Changer

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

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Penny Press

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

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.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Extreme Engineering

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

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.