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Year-round Destination Made Possible with an Indoor Waterpark

Year-round Destination Made Possible with an Indoor Waterpark

January 2, 2013 No Comments

Jay Peak Resort has changed the face of Vermont tourism to more than a winter playground. It’s now a year-round luxury destination with beautiful accommodations, an array of all-season activities, and the massive Pump House Indoor water park, an incredible 40,000-square-foot facility with a stunning OpenAire retractable roof enclosure. The impressive structure accommodates a double […]

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Empex Presents a New AQUACIRCUS with AQUABATS

Empex Presents a New AQUACIRCUS with AQUABATS

November 1, 2012 No Comments

Empex Watertoys® has developed a new design layout for their award-winning AQUACIRCUS® concept that is suitable for smaller venues in hotels and resorts, theme parks and waterparks. The central feature is a highly interactive waterslide intensive Aquadek with a series of hand wheels empowering the kids to create the action. Wheels spin, rotors turn, gears […]

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A Safe, New Concept: Soaring Eagle Ziplines

November 1, 2012 No Comments

The Soaring Eagle Zipline is a new concept in zipline-type rides that has many advantages over the traditional versions of the attractions. Extremely safe, the ride allows for two participants to ride at one time. Additionally, riders load and unload at the same location, and only one operator is required. Soaring Eagle Ziplines can cycle […]

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Huge Retractable Aluminum-Domed Waterpark Is Under Construction in the Ukraine

Huge Retractable Aluminum-Domed Waterpark Is Under Construction in the Ukraine

November 1, 2012 No Comments

Construction of the biggest aluminum-domed indoor waterpark is near completion in Donetsk, Ukraine, paving the way for an exciting new entertainment venue that’s unlike anything Europe has seen before. The 61,000ft²  / 5,667m² Aquatoria, slated to become the largest retractable aluminum-domed indoor waterpark in the world, is being built by Canadian company OpenAire, Inc., a […]

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MaxFlight Tackles High Profile International Projects

MaxFlight Tackles High Profile International Projects

November 1, 2012 No Comments

MaxFlight has been involved in several high profile international projects in 2012. In Baku, Azerbaijan, two MaxFlight FS-VC Simulators were installed at the MegaFun entertainment center in the Yeni Hayat complex. When the complex is open, it will be one of the largest family entertainment centers in Europe. In Lempaala, Finland, two MaxFlight FS-VC Simulators were installed […]

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CCI Promotes International Hiring with Work and Travel Program

November 1, 2012 No Comments

The Center for Cultural Interchange (CCI) Greenheart can fulfill seasonal staffing needs through the J-1 Work Travel Program. This cultural exchange program brings international university students to work up to four months at a United States business. CCI also offers businesses the opportunity to travel to international destinations to meet potential candidates and conduct their […]

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Extreme Engineering Offers New Fly Wire Zipline and Zipline Technology

November 1, 2012 No Comments

Extreme Engineering will be showcasing at the IAAPA Attractions Expo the new Fly Wire Zipline and Decelinator, which has been nominated for best technology applied. Attendees can participate on the most thrilling zipline in the world, with riders traveling over 21 miles per hour the length of a football field. The company will also be hosting […]

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Billings Productions, Inc., Develops New Dinosaur Company Division

November 1, 2012 No Comments

Billings Productions, Inc., has developed a new division for its prehistoric creatures, The Dinosaur Company.  Founded in 2004 by Larry and Sandra Billings, the company provides realistic animatronic dinosaurs for the education and entertainment of the public out of Allen, Texas. The company has found success built on  Larry’s engineering background and Sandra’s intuitive business […]

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Britton Gallagher Acquires Wisconsin Agency

November 1, 2012 No Comments

Britton Gallagher has acquired Beckman Insurance Agency of Wisconsin. The acquisition is part of the firm’s strategic growth plan in the amusement industry. “This purchase clearly demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the (amusement) industry,” said Drew Tewksbury, vice president and program manager of Britton Gallagher’s amusement insurance program. Beckman Insurance Agency has been serving the […]

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Creative Works Celebrates 15th Anniversary

September 12, 2012 No Comments

The entertainment industry celebrates with Creative Works its 15th year in business.  When most vendor companies in this industry open and close their doors within three years, this company has outlasted and grown nearly four times.  Since 1997, Creative Works has had one vision – to deliver the WOW effect one client at a time.  […]

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Sponsors

Extreme Engineering

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

American Changer

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

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Richie's Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Rio Syrup

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

Store on Wheels

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

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Tear Repair

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

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Poly Products

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

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Brunswick Bowling

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

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

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.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Comstock - Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Family Fun Corp.

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

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Art Attack

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

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Max Flight

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

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Embed

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

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Laser Star

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

Bulbtronics

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

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Soft Play

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

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Spectrum Sports

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

Aquaventronics

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

Formula K Raceways

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

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Quik N' Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Sureshot Redemption

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

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Cost of Wisconson

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

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Knight Equipment

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

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Penny Press

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

A'maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Money Tree - ATM

ATM machines.

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.

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Perfect Fry

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

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