Archive for May, 2014

Inspect What You Expect

May 19, 2014 8 Comments

  By Allen F. Weitzel   This past holiday season, my wife and I visited an amusement facility that I previously managed.  The attraction advertised a display of artist-decorated holiday trees throughout the facility.  It was a night event featuring the trees, lights and decorations.   The Visit   I knew some of staff working […]

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Sponsors

Richie\’s Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

American Changer

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

Knight Equipment

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

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Max Flight

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

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

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.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Perfect Fry

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

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Bulbtronics

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

Sureshot Redemption

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

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

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.

Family Fun Corp.

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

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

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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.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Store on Wheels

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

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Soft Play

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

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Spectrum Sports

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

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Penny Press

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

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Formula K Raceways

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

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Rio Syrup

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

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Art Attack

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

Cost of Wisconson

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

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

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.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Tear Repair

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

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Extreme Engineering

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

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

A\’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Poly Products

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

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Brunswick Bowling

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

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Money Tree – ATM

ATM machines.

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Spectrum
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Rebound Unlimted, Inc.
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