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

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Bulbtronics

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

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Rio Syrup

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

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

A'maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Comstock - Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Sureshot Redemption

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

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Soft Play

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

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Family Fun Corp.

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

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Laser Star

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

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Cost of Wisconson

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

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Spectrum Sports

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

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Knight Equipment

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

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.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Aquaventronics

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

Perfect Fry

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

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Store on Wheels

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

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Formula K Raceways

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

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Embed

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

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

American Changer

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

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Max Flight

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

Money Tree - ATM

ATM machines.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Richie's Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Extreme Engineering

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

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Poly Products

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

Brunswick Bowling

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

Art Attack

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

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

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.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Quik N' Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Tear Repair

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

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

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