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September/October 2016 eNewsletter

September/October 2016 eNewsletter

September 1, 2016 No Comments

TAP eNewsletter Original Story Industry Perspectives: Making Food Sales Great How do family fun centers, laser tag, bowling centers, and aquariums make their food sales great? Diverse venues nationwide share their tips. At Laserport in Beaverton, Ore., new Owner Chad Cromwell, who took over the facility a year ago, has some strong opinions. “Currently our […]

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Sponsors

Cost of Wisconson

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

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Spectrum Sports

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

Brunswick Bowling

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

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Sureshot Redemption

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

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

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.

Knight Equipment

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

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Embed

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

Store on Wheels

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

Poly Products

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

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Art Attack

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

Laser Star

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

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Penny Press

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

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Rio Syrup

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

Family Fun Corp.

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

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Max Flight

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

Extreme Engineering

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

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.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

American Changer

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

A’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Spectrum
Extreme Engineering
Funovation
Premier Polysteel
Rebound Unlimted, Inc.
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LAI
American Conference