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

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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

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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

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Spectrum Sports

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

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Aquaventronics

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

Soft Play

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

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Penny Press

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

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Cost of Wisconson

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

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Quik N' Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

A'maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Comstock - Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Sureshot Redemption

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

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

American Changer

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

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Formula K Raceways

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

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

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.

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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.

Money Tree - ATM

ATM machines.

Bulbtronics

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

Perfect Fry

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

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Art Attack

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

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Poly Products

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

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Max Flight

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

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Store on Wheels

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

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

Concession trailers and Antique, Jeep and Grand Prix auto 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.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Extreme Engineering

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

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Knight Equipment

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

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Brunswick Bowling

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

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Rio Syrup

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

Family Fun Corp.

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

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

Richie's Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Laser Star

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

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Tear Repair

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

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