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Studio41b Installs a Mine Shaft-Themed Escape Room

Studio41b Installs a Mine Shaft-Themed Escape Room

March 17, 2017 No Comments

  Studio41b recently installed Trapped Below, a mine shaft-themed escape room, at Extreme Escape in San Antonio, Texas.  Players must ride an elevator down into an old, abandoned mine in search of a priceless treasure that John D. Rockefeller is reported to have hidden there.    The experience is 60 minutes and involves a mysterious […]

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Funovation® Partners with Fun Spot to Put the Laser Maze Challenge® on Trampolines

February 20, 2017 No Comments

Funovation has announced its latest distribution agreement with Fun Spot® to bring its Laser Maze Challenge® featuring Beam Buster® to trampoline parks across the globe. Whether players are dodging and weaving their way through a field of lasers in the Laser Maze Challenge or breaking as many beams as possible in Beam Buster, the addition […]

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Testimonial

February 15, 2017 No Comments

“The latest publication is great! We are so honored to be featured on the cover!”  – Chelsea Eckert, Golden Wheel Amusements, Chugiak, Alaska

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People Are On the Move at Helix Leisure

February 13, 2017 No Comments

Helix Leisure, parent company of Embed, LAI Games and The Locker Network, has announced the hiring of key personnel to support the exponential growth they have experienced in the past year, and to ensure the company meets its commitments to a growing customer base. Rosa Tahmaseb is the new managing director for the Helix Leisure […]

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FreeStyle Slides Offers World’s Tallest Inflatable Water Slide

FreeStyle Slides Offers World’s Tallest Inflatable Water Slide

February 13, 2017 No Comments

Having created many of the “world’s firsts” in the slide industry, such as the inflatable Yacht Slide, Inflatable Wave Pools and Building Evacuation Slides, FreeStyle Slides was ready to take on its greatest challenge – the Hybrid XL, a 73.5-foot drop slide for a pop-up waterpark in Perth, Australia, called Splash City. The park is […]

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Helios Races to Cajun Fast Tracks

Helios Races to Cajun Fast Tracks

January 5, 2017 No Comments

        Cajun Fast Tracks, located in Breaux Bridge, La., recently installed a 20-player Helios Laser Tag system for their go-karting facility. Cajun Fast Tracks, a new and exciting family entertainment center in the Lafayette area, opened its doors with an adrenaline-rushing attraction mix of go-karting, laser tag, arcade, XD Theater 6D ride, […]

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Bay Tek Announces Mark Lenske as International Sales Manger

Bay Tek Announces Mark Lenske as International Sales Manger

December 29, 2016 No Comments

Bay Tek has announced that Mark Lenske will be Bay Tek’s international sales manager. Lenske is an industry veteran with 27 years of experience. Over the last 14 years, Lenske has worked as the company›s midwest account manager handling customers such as Shaffer Distributing, Moss Distributing and others. Lenske›s responsibilities will be focused on international sales […]

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Intercard Adds Director of Customer Service

Intercard Adds Director of Customer Service

December 29, 2016 No Comments

Intercard, Inc., a leader in cash management solutions for the amusement and casino industries, recently hired Jon Kuhn as director of customer service. In this newly created position Kuhn will direct and oversee all aspects of the organization’s customer service program, including working closely with customers to ensure their service requirements are delivered in a […]

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Brunswick Bowling Announces New Roles to Support Resurging Modernization Sales

December 29, 2016 No Comments

Brunswick officials have announced multiple changes to the United States sales team in order to further support customer demand across the Capital Equipment division. Effective immediately, Derek Ransom has been named regional modernization sales manager and Mike DuCharme has been appointed area sales manager/manager of United States electronic sales. “Fueled by the demand for Sync […]

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Hot Off of the Presses: Triotech in 2017

December 29, 2016 No Comments

16 IAAPA Attractions Expo, including the 2017 launch of The Flyer, a first-of-its-kind scaleable flying theater attraction in San Francisco. The key features of the attraction are: 3D content in both CGI and live footage; wider motion range; and seat-based motion instead of platform-based motion.  The theater is scalable and can go in locations that […]

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Sponsors

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Brunswick Bowling

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

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

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.

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.

Cost of Wisconson

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

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Embed

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

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

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.

Knight Equipment

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

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Laser Star

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

A’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Sureshot Redemption

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

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Rio Syrup

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

Extreme Engineering

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

Poly Products

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

Spectrum Sports

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

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Store on Wheels

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

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Max Flight

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

Penny Press

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

Family Fun Corp.

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

Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

American Changer

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

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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