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Twisted Monkey FX, Inc. Moves to Mansfield, Texas

Twisted Monkey FX, Inc. Moves to Mansfield, Texas

November 1, 2011 No Comments

Twisted Monkey FX, Inc.’s move is complete and set-up is well under way at the company’s new showroom and warehouse in Mansfield, Texas. The company will also be increasing its presence at the 2012 Halloween & Attraction Show.  Twisted Monkey FX supplies customers with high-quality, professional-grade special effects equipment that is backed up by its […]

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CFX: A Leader in Silicone Masks, Props, Effects and Characters

November 1, 2011 No Comments

Composite Effects, an award-winning silicone mask, props and effects production company servicing the film, television, haunted attraction and theme park industries, has become the number-one silicone mask maker in the country since its inception in 2006. If you would like to have your attraction’s iconic character brought to life, CFX can make that a reality. […]

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Tourist Attractions & Parks Hosts Lively, Well-Attended Educational Seminar…

Tourist Attractions & Parks Hosts Lively, Well-Attended Educational Seminar…

November 1, 2011 No Comments

…Covering Waterpark Food Service at the World Waterpark Association’s 31st Annual Symposium & Trade Show

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Stoelting to Exhibit 3D Glasses Cleaner at IAAPA

Stoelting to Exhibit 3D Glasses Cleaner at IAAPA

October 28, 2011 No Comments

Stoelting Cleaning Equipment will be introducing its new 2500-3D, a state of the art 3D glasses cleaner, at the 2011 IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, Fla., in Booth #3064. The 2500-3D is an aqueous batch cleaning system that automatically cleans 3D glasses to a high degree of cleanliness, removing light oils such as finger prints […]

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Canada’s Horseshoe Resort Opens Giant Human Maze

Canada’s Horseshoe Resort Opens Giant Human Maze

September 1, 2011 No Comments

Horseshoe Resort, a ski area in Barrie, Ontario (north of Toronto), recently added a new feature to its summer Adventure Park – a 6,000-square-foot giant maze. The Red Horse Maze was custom built to reflect the personality and uniqueness of Horseshoe Resort, with the Native American Legend of Red Horse inscribed on 16 of the […]

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Fun Pro Insurance at the 2011 IAAPA Attractions Expo

Fun Pro Insurance at the 2011 IAAPA Attractions Expo

September 1, 2011 No Comments

Fun Pro Insurance is planning some of the most interactive and fun-filled events during IAAPA 2011 at booth 5418. Stop by the booth to sign up for the Social Network Scramble. Attendees can keep their smart phones at the ready as they walk the show floor to find items and answers to win cash. For […]

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Empex Aquacircus® Debuts at Beackpark, Fortaleza, Brazil

September 1, 2011 No Comments

Aquacirco has just opened at the innovative Beachpark Waterpark in Fortaleza, Brazil. The South American continent’s largest waterpark, Beachpark has created a 12,000-square-foot Aquacircus® complete with a Big Top. The site includes 170 different water events and spray features on a colorful, soft, non-slip surface. For the project, Empex Watertoys® provided their latest concept “Aquacircus®,” […]

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John Evans Opens New Era as President of NAC

September 1, 2011 No Comments

John Evans, Senior Vice President of Gold Medal®Products Co., is now president of the National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) for a two-year term. He has served on the board for 27 years, was the chair of the regional vice president committee for 14 years, and has been working in the concession industry for 30 years. […]

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Climbing Wall Installed at the Descanso Beach Club

September 1, 2011 No Comments

Santa Catalina Island Company has installed a 32-foot climbing wall tower from Spectrum Sports International of Utah at the Descanso Beach Club as part of a continued expansion of the popular area.  The climbing wall towers over the zip line base camp, with views of the ocean and canyon from the top of the wall.  […]

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Building a Strong Foundation for Your Entertainment Center
What You Should Be Doing Before You Purchase that First Game or Attraction

September 1, 2011 No Comments

Featured Projects: Funhaven, Ottawa, Canada and ZCor Entertainment, Minnetonka, Minn. Funhaven Family Entertainment Center, Ottawa, Canada Target Opening Date: December 2011 “You need to be able to sustain your business at the worst times.” This is the answer that I was given when I asked Dave Ellis of Ellis Entertainment Partners what he felt was […]

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Sponsors

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

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.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

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.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Quik N' Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Knight Equipment

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

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Rio Syrup

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

Perfect Fry

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

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

Brunswick Bowling

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

American Changer

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

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Comstock - Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Bulbtronics

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

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Soft Play

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

Poly Products

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

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Laser Star

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

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Family Fun Corp.

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

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Aquaventronics

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

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Formula K Raceways

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

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Penny Press

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

Sureshot Redemption

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

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Richie's Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

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.

Cost of Wisconson

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

Art Attack

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

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Store on Wheels

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

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Spectrum Sports

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

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Money Tree - ATM

ATM machines.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Embed

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.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

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.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Tear Repair

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

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

A'maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Johnny Rockets
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Funovation
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