Archive for Family Entertainment Center Reports

Color-Your-Own Birthday T-Shirts Are Available from Sureshot Redemption

Color-Your-Own Birthday T-Shirts Are Available from Sureshot Redemption

November 2, 2011 No Comments

Looking for something unique to offer birthday parties?  Color-Your-Own Birthday T-Shirts are available from Sureshot Redemption. The shirts are designed with a birthday theme that can be designed and colored in and can also be used to write birthday wishes from party guests. Offered in small, medium, large and extra-large. Custom designs are available.

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It’s Tee-Time On The GolfCourt™ at Fort Sill

It’s Tee-Time On The GolfCourt™ at Fort Sill

November 2, 2011 No Comments

New Modular Golf Learning/Practice Center  Installed on a Tennis Court The once popular trio of tennis courts at the Fort Sill Army base just weren’t getting the traffic they once did. But with the increasing popularity of golf and the base’s revamped Golf Club, more practice area for personnel, their families and base patrons was […]

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10 Top Tips for Motivating Staff

November 2, 2011 No Comments

Be a leader and make your presence known – lead through experience and competence and not title or position. Strive to communicate effectively, including getting feedback and listening to staff. Give employees regular feedback and let them know when they are doing good work and when they are not. Lead by example and let your […]

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Appreciated and Motivated: Staff Training Tips from Mini-Golf and Go-Kart Facilities

November 2, 2011 No Comments

The success of almost business can usually be traced to providing great customer service, which fosters a high level of customer satisfaction.  In turn, ensuring this can be linked to motivated employees.  Too often, however, businesses assume that offering more money is the best way to motivate employees.  While there is no doubt that compensation […]

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Brunswick Outfits New Indoor Fun Center in the Heart of Outdoors Wonderland

November 2, 2011 No Comments

A Brunswick project, Moose Alley bowling and family entertainment center in Rangely, Maine, opened last spring as a 10-lane center that also houses a three-table billiards room with shuffleboard and darts, a prize redemption arcade, a private party room for gatherings of up to 50 people, and an extensive snack bar with full bar and […]

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The Untold Stories and the Unsung Heros: <br / >How Bowling Centers Keep Equipment in Top Shape

The Untold Stories and the Unsung Heros:
How Bowling Centers Keep Equipment in Top Shape

November 2, 2011 No Comments

Bowling. The word conjures up memories of lazy afternoons or energetic evenings spent amid the roar of the alley, surrounded by friends and family who cheer on the strikes and groan at the gutter balls.  Bowling is the top-ranked participatory sport in the United States, attracting nearly 70 million bowlers in 2009, according to the […]

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Scotties Skateland Becomes Scotties Fun Spot: <br />$2.5 Million Expansion Keeps a Community Staple Rolling

Scotties Skateland Becomes Scotties Fun Spot:
$2.5 Million Expansion Keeps a Community Staple Rolling

November 2, 2011 No Comments

Robert (Bob) Scott was born and raised in the roller skating business, as was his son, Jeff Scott. Bob’s father, Albert (Scottie) Scott started the business in 1936 when he operated his first rink in an upstairs hall. In 1939 he built a semi-portable rink that he operated in Hamilton, Ill., during the spring and […]

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Why Customers are Happily Bowling

Why Customers are Happily Bowling

November 2, 2011 No Comments

By Bart Burger During a period when an increasing number of sporting industries and activities are competing for the attention of time-starved and cash-strapped consumers, Americans are turning to a classic pastime – naming bowling the nation’s number-one participatory sport (activities that typically require more than one individual to be played).  The findings, which are […]

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A Look at Lazer Frenzy

A Look at Lazer Frenzy

November 2, 2011 No Comments

The Lazer Frenzy from Creative Works Theme Factory lazer maze is heating up arcades around the country with its great ROI results from operators reporting in with sales figures. After winning the IAAPA best new product award, Lazer Frenzy has been placed in multiple entertainment facilities around the globe including bowling centers, fun centers, theme […]

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November 2001 – A Message from the ILTA Executive Director

November 2, 2011 No Comments

Dear Readers, With fall submitting to winter, it is a forgone conclusion that about all of our operators are moving into their busiest season.  From winter until spring arrives in full bloom, birthday parties are filling up your rooms and active teenagers should be milling about waiting for the next game of laser tag.  All […]

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Sponsors

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Spectrum Sports

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

American Changer

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

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Cost of Wisconson

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

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

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.

Extreme Engineering

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

A'maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Sureshot Redemption

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

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

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.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Brunswick Bowling

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

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Art Attack

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

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Formula K Raceways

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

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Store on Wheels

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

Bulbtronics

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

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

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