Archive for October, 2013

News Flashes from Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine

October 31, 2013 No Comments

IAAPA Welcomes Two New Employees: Brian Kirkland and Nico Reynders The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) welcomes two new staff members to its headquarters and European office team. Brian Kirkland is IAAPA’s director of education programs and services and Nico Reynders joins the IAAPA Europe team as junior program manager. Kirkland is responsible […]

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Funovation’s Laser Maze Challenge® Custom Trailer

Funovation’s Laser Maze Challenge® Custom Trailer

October 31, 2013 No Comments

Funovation’s latest Laser Maze Challenge® is a custom trailer maze designed in partnership with Corkcicle to show off the Chillsner beer product.  The first stop for the Chillsner trailer was the October 10-12, 2013, Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colo., where attendees got to drink beer and challenge the Laser Maze. The Chillsner trailer […]

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Michigan Bowling Center Adds a Laser Maze Challenge®

Michigan Bowling Center Adds a Laser Maze Challenge®

October 31, 2013 No Comments

Jonesville Lanes (L & J Lanes) in Jonesville, Mich., is the latest bowling center to add a Laser Maze Challenge® to their amusement offerings.  Officially opened in early October, 2013, L & J Lanes’ Laser Maze features Funovation’s Time Portal graphics, lighted door entry and the newest innovation, Video Capture. While a small footprint attraction, The Laser Maze Challenge® […]

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News Flashes from Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine

October 24, 2013 No Comments

Party Center Software Announces the Online Waiver Center Party Center Software is staged to release their next big module for their software suite:  the  Online Waiver Center.  This new feature, expected to be available by the IAAPA Attractions Expo next month, will provide facilities with the ability to have their customers sign liability waivers online […]

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News Flashes from Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine

October 10, 2013 No Comments

BowlmorAMF Is Looking for Leaders Are you looking to be part of a company with the opportunity to change an entire industry?  Bowlmor AMF is looking for leaders!  Join us, the largest bowling company in the world, on an exciting journey to grow America’s favorite pastime.  If you are looking for your next, new challenge, […]

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Encourage New and Repeat Visitors with Silvercrest Advertising’s LMAP

Encourage New and Repeat Visitors with Silvercrest Advertising’s LMAP

October 10, 2013 No Comments

First introduced in the food and beverage arena to give franchisees a cost-effective way to offer personalized promotions to area residents, Silvercrest Advertising’s Localized Media Automation Platform’s (LMap) state-of-the-art technology now extends the same benefits to operators of local amusement parks, zoos, waterparks, ice/roller skating rinks, laser tag facilities, go-kart tracks, miniature golf courses and […]

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Foothill Farms® Brand to Consolidate Milani® and TUF® Brands Under One Name Dec. 1, 2013

October 10, 2013 No Comments

Milani® and TUF® brands will be consolidated into the Foothill Farms brand name December 1, 2013.  During this transition, nothing will change except the brand name of the products foodservice operators know and love.  Formulas, taste, quality, UPCs, manufacturing codes and the ordering process will remain the same. Foothill Farms is a registered trademark of […]

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Kristin Ortmann Joins Kent Precision Foods Group

Kristin Ortmann Joins Kent Precision Foods Group

October 10, 2013 No Comments

Kristin Ortmann has joined the Kent Precision Foods Group marketing team.  Ortmann is the assistant marketing manager overseeing internal and external customer website communication and development. Ortmann, a Quincy University alumnus with a B.S. in marketing, has spent most of her life in the foodservice industry.  She started helping in her grandparents catering business in […]

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Extreme Engineering Outfits Disneyland’s ESPN Zone with a Climbing Wall

Extreme Engineering Outfits Disneyland’s ESPN Zone with a Climbing Wall

October 8, 2013 No Comments

Extreme Engineering, a large supplier of zip lines, climbing walls, Extreme Airs™ and adventure products, was scheduled to outfit Disneyland’s ESPN Zone in Anaheim, Calif., with a new climbing wall. “We have been working with Disney and their great team at ESPN Zone to enhance the arcade area with an Extreme Engineering climbing wall.  The […]

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News Flashes from Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine

October 3, 2013 No Comments

Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine an Amusement Park Dinner Sponsor at the IGES Show The 2013 International Gift Exposition in the Smokies® is fast approaching November 5-9 and the show’s management is excited to share the details of its very first 2013 Annual (complimentary) Amusement Park Gift Shop Buyers’ Dinner and Meeting. Tourist Attractions & Parks magazine […]

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Sponsors

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Art Attack

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

A'maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Aquaventronics

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

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Bulbtronics

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

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Formula K Raceways

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

Comstock - Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Cost of Wisconson

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

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Knight Equipment

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

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Store on Wheels

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

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.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Richie's Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

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.

Family Fun Corp.

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

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

American Changer

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

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Laser Star

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

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Brunswick Bowling

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

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

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.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Soft Play

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

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Quik N' Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Perfect Fry

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

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and 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.

Sureshot Redemption

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

Embed

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.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Spectrum Sports

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

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Penny Press

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

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Rio Syrup

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

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Extreme Engineering

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

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Tear Repair

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

Max Flight

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

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

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