Archive for March, 2016

2016 Media Kit

March 30, 2016 No Comments

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New Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Television Series Calls for Zone Laser Tag Players

New Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Television Series Calls for Zone Laser Tag Players

March 25, 2016 No Comments

Zone Laser Tag was recently contacted by Adaptive Studios and Pilgrim Media Group about an exciting new television series from Matt Damon and Ben Affleck called “The Runner.” The creators are looking for young adult laser tag players over the age of 21 with an opportunity for the facility to get featured on the television […]

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Rubbermaid Offers BRUTE Containers

Rubbermaid Offers BRUTE Containers

March 23, 2016 No Comments

Since 1968, BRUTE containers from Rubbermaid have been trusted by professionals for their iconic durability and reliability. With every lift, drag and drop, they’ve outlasted – and outperformed every competitor in their industry thanks to their proprietary design and the highest quality materials. That’s why the containers are chosen first to get the job done.   […]

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Funovation Completes Jacksonville, Fla., Installation

Funovation Completes Jacksonville, Fla., Installation

March 23, 2016 No Comments

Funovation, Inc.® has announced the installation of the Laser Maze Challenge® at Rebounderz in Jacksonville, Fla. The unit was Funovation’s floor unit at the 2015 IAAPA Attractions Expo. With beautiful 3D theming provided by Artistic Contractors inside and out as well as Funovation’s full suite of products, this Laser Maze Challenge® is not to be […]

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You Called Me

March 21, 2016 6 Comments

By Allen F. Weitzel   We work in a grand industry.  We sell fun to others and then watch them enjoy themselves.  Others are often envious of our occupation.  Who wouldn’t be?   For that reason, many amusement industry pros are often called upon to talk about the parks and attractions that they have been associated […]

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Should You Be Fueling Up or Plugging In?   <br>Gas Versus Electric Go-Karts

Should You Be Fueling Up or Plugging In?
Gas Versus Electric Go-Karts

March 11, 2016 No Comments

What drives an individual to take a spin in a go-kart at an amusement center? Some might say it’s the need for speed – which in turn ignites the debate over whether gas or electric go-karts deliver the most bang for a consumer’s buck. So which is preferable? It depends on who you ask. At […]

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Sponsors

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.

Spectrum Sports

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

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

American Changer

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

Max Flight

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

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

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.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Extreme Engineering

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

Rio Syrup

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

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Sureshot Redemption

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

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Penny Press

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

Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Brunswick Bowling

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

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Family Fun Corp.

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

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Knight Equipment

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

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Art Attack

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

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Poly Products

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

A’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Store on Wheels

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

Embed

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

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Cost of Wisconson

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

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Laser Star

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

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.