Archive for July, 2014

Comic-Con® International 2014 Showcases Mobile Zipline by Extreme Engineering

July 31, 2014 No Comments

At the 2014 Comic-Con® in San Diego, Calif., comic book and super hero fans across the globe enjoyed ziplining across Gotham City™ on Extreme Engineering’s Fly Wire™ Zipline. The version at Comic-Con® was themed to be part of Batman’s® hometown, Gotham City™, and it allowed the mayor of San Diego and the complete cast of […]

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Gage Bowls Adds Laser Maze Challenge and New Bowling Lanes

July 30, 2014 No Comments

Along with new bowling lanes, Gage Bowls in Topeka, Kansas, in partnership with Arcade Games and Vending, has added a Vault-themed Laser Maze Challenge® to their growing list of attractions. In addition to the new Laser Maze Challenge®, Gage Bowls offered free summer bowling for kids as part of the Kids Bowl Free registration program. […]

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Foundations Entertainment University Is Offering New One-Day Lite Workshop 
on August 19 in Atlanta, Georgia

July 28, 2014 No Comments

A special one-day Foundations Entertainment University Lite will be held August 19, 2014, in Atlanta, Georgia, just prior to Birthday University’s two-day Master Degree Program. The one-day program will encompass a more focused look at the aspects of planning, designing, developing and operating a location-based entertainment business or family entertainment center (FEC) for long-term success. […]

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Monkey Joe’s Chooses Party Center Software

July 28, 2014 No Comments

Monkey Joe’s, an inflatable play center franchise with more than 50 locations, has chosen Party Center Software as the new provider for POS, party booking and facility management solutions. The company is in the midst of the roll-out process, with a large number of locations already operating with this new software. Party Center Software provides […]

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Bowling: Brunswick Open Letter to the Bowling Industry

July 24, 2014 No Comments

Brunswick Open Letter to the Bowling Industy (1)

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Sponsors

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.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Brunswick Bowling

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

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Knight Equipment

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

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.

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Poly Products

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

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Formula K Raceways

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

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Store on Wheels

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

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Aquaventronics

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

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Bulbtronics

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

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

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.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Tear Repair

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

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Laser Star

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

American Changer

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

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

A'maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Extreme Engineering

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

Embed

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

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Money Tree - ATM

ATM machines.

Cost of Wisconson

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

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Quik N' Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Max Flight

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

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.

Comstock - Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

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

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Spectrum Sports

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

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Family Fun Corp.

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

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Sureshot Redemption

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

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.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Art Attack

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

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

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.

Perfect Fry

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

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Johnny Rockets
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Premier Polysteel
Spectrum Sports
Cannonball Blaster
Funovation
Empex Water Toys