Archive for April, 2014

Global Restaurant Brand Johnny Rockets Announces Expansion into Hawaii and Guam

Global Restaurant Brand Johnny Rockets Announces Expansion into Hawaii and Guam

April 14, 2014 No Comments

An area development agreement has been signed with Johnny Rockets and Fun Foods LLC to bring Johnny Rockets restaurants to Hawaii and Guam. Fun Foods LLC is a sister company of the Fernandez Entertainment group of companies that include E. K. Fernandez Shows, Inc., and Fun Factory, Inc.  These companies have been creating meaningful memories […]

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You, Your Employees and Guests

April 8, 2014 4 Comments

  By Allen F. Weitzel     This is an interesting topic, sent in by a reader.  How does a manager support employees during a guest complaint?   Let us sort this out.   The Primary Issue First, consider the primary issue.  The customer is not always right, but they are the reason why you are […]

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Correction

April 4, 2014 No Comments

Here is the correct 2014 Who’s Who Buyer’s Guide listing for The Mountain: THE MOUNTAIN 59 Optical Ave. Keene, NH  03431 (800) 545-9684 sales@themountain.com wholesale.the mountain.com One-hundred percent cotton tees, hand-dyed and screen printed by the most skilled artisans within the trade. A perfect tee for everyBody!

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Funovation® Completes New Projects

April 4, 2014 No Comments

Funovation® has completed two new projects in partnership with KidZania. At KidZania Santa Fe, in Mexico City, kids work their way through a Laser Maze at an archeological dig site on their way to uncovering lost artifacts and treasures.   At KidZania Monterrey, players must work their way through a Laser Maze that is part of […]

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Sponsors

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Spectrum Sports

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

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

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.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Knight Equipment

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

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Art Attack

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

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

Perfect Fry

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

Sureshot Redemption

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

Tear Repair

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

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Brunswick Bowling

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

Cost of Wisconson

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

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Max Flight

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

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Extreme Engineering

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

Soft Play

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

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Richie\’s Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Embed

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

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Aquaventronics

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

Formula K Raceways

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

American Changer

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

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Store on Wheels

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

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

A\’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Laser Star

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

Family Fun Corp.

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

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Money Tree – ATM

ATM machines.

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.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

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.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Poly Products

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

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Bulbtronics

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

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Penny Press

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

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Spectrum
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Extreme Engineering
Funovation
Rebound Unlimted, Inc.