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Extreme Engineering Introduces Dual Harness Cloud Coaster, Wins Award at the 2016 IAAPA Attractions Expo

Extreme Engineering Introduces Dual Harness Cloud Coaster, Wins Award at the 2016 IAAPA Attractions Expo

November 28, 2016 No Comments

Extreme Engineering debuted a dual harness version of its cart-less coaster, the Cloud Coaster, that it introduced last year, and earned First Place Best Exhibit 1,201 square feet or larger at IAAPA 2016. CEO Jeff Wilson called the new version an example of their focus on family-friendly guest experiences.   A parent can go with a […]

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Oak Island Creative Launched 20-year Anniversary Celebration, and New Products, at the 2016 IAAPA Attractions Expo

November 23, 2016 No Comments

Oak Island Creative marked two decades of being in the business of creating memories for guests around the world at the 2016 IAAPA Attractions Expo. The company, owned by John Hawkins,  is known for experiential events, world-class attractions and one-of-a-kind products.   From its family of brands, the company also introduced Holiday Creative and the […]

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LaserTag.com by Zone Introduces Helios Pick-up Pads

November 23, 2016 No Comments

LaserTag.com by Zone has introduced Helios Pick-up Pads, a new arena device option for the Helios Pro Laser Tag system. The Pickup Pad activates when a player steps onto the brightly colored floor pad. The player then gets to choose or purchase from a list of special powers, such as rapid fire and invincibility. Those […]

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Dodgeball2You Wins IAAPA Brass Ring Award

Dodgeball2You Wins IAAPA Brass Ring Award

November 23, 2016 No Comments

At the 2016 IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, Fla., first time exhibitor Dodgeball2You of Lutz, Fla., was awarded second place for Best News Product in the show’s Brass Ring Award competition.  

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Spectrum Sports Wins IAAPA Brass Ring Award

Spectrum Sports Wins IAAPA Brass Ring Award

November 23, 2016 No Comments

Spectrum Sports won a First Place Brass Ring Award at the 2016 IAAPA Attractions Expo. The award recognized the company with the Best New Product Patron Participation Ride/Attraction for its Klime Wallz Mobile Edition.  

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Fernandez Family Brings Johnny Rockets to Hawaii

November 11, 2016 No Comments

Hawaii’s first ever Johnny Rockets restaurant is now open in Pearl City, Hawaii, thanks to a partnership formed by Linda Fernandez, president of Fun Factory, Inc., the indoor entertainment arm of the Fernandez family of companies, and Scott Fernandez, president of E.K. Fernandez Shows, which produces fairs and carnivals throughout the Hawaiian islands.  The partnership […]

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To the Entire Coin-Op Industry Who Knew and Loved Michael Damtew

To the Entire Coin-Op Industry Who Knew and Loved Michael Damtew

November 11, 2016 No Comments

    There will be a Memorial Toast at the 2016 IAAPA Attractions Expo in honor of our dear departed industry friend Michael Damtew. We lost Michael in August after he suffered a sudden heart attack. The toast will be open to anyone who would like to attend, and we will raise a glass of wine […]

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Extreme Engineering  and S&S Partner to Sell  the Cloud Coaster

Extreme Engineering and S&S Partner to Sell the Cloud Coaster

October 25, 2016 No Comments

Extreme Engineering and S&S Sansei have partnered together to sell the award-winning Cloud Coaster, the world’s first cart-less roller coaster.  S&S Sansei is a leader in coaster sales and design and Extreme Engineering is a leader in engineering attractions.  It was an easy decision to have two revolutionary companies sell the future in family-friendly attractions.  Come see the […]

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Revention Partners with Sacoa PlayCard System

October 25, 2016 No Comments

Revention announced recently its partnership with Sacoa PlayCard System, a leading global supplier of revenue management systems for the amusement, entertainment and leisure industries. Sacoa currently offers the following integrations for this first joint venture with Revention: login, card balance, card recharge, debit card, refund balance, card sell and zero card. These features will allow […]

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Extreme Engineering and S&S Sansei Partner to Sell the Cloud Coaster

Extreme Engineering and S&S Sansei Partner to Sell the Cloud Coaster

October 6, 2016 No Comments

Two great companies, one amazing attraction!  Extreme Engineering and S&S Sansei have partnered together to sell the award winning Cloud Coaster, the world’s first cart-less roller coaster.  S&S Sansei is a leader in coaster sales and design and Extreme Engineering is a leader in engineering attractions.  It was an easy decision to have two revolutionary companies sell the […]

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Sponsors

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Spectrum Sports

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

Formula K Raceways

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

Bulbtronics

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

Extreme Engineering

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

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Brunswick Bowling

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

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Store on Wheels

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

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Sureshot Redemption

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

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Soft Play

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

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Penny Press

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

Rio Syrup

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

Knight Equipment

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

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

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

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Laser Star

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

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

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.

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Tear Repair

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

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Family Fun Corp.

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

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Poly Products

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

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

American Changer

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

Art Attack

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

Money Tree – ATM

ATM machines.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Aquaventronics

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

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Cost of Wisconson

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

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Max Flight

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

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Richie\’s Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Perfect Fry

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

A\’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

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.

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

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Rebound Unlimted, Inc.
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