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

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Knight Equipment

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

Richie\’s Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Soft Play

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

Spectrum Sports

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

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Art Attack

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

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Cost of Wisconson

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

Formula K Raceways

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

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Family Fun Corp.

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

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Extreme Engineering

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

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Rio Syrup

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

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Max Flight

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

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.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Embed

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

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Perfect Fry

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

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

A\’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Tear Repair

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

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Sureshot Redemption

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

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Bulbtronics

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

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Store on Wheels

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

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Laser Star

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

Poly Products

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

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Money Tree – ATM

ATM machines.

American Changer

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

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Brunswick Bowling

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

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Aquaventronics

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

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

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.

Penny Press

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

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

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