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Allied Bowling Corp. Adds Alex Gonzalez to the Team

Allied Bowling Corp. Adds Alex Gonzalez to the Team

March 1, 2014 No Comments

Allied Bowling Corp. has announced the addition of Alex Gonzalez to its team. As one of the top string pinsetter mechanics in the nation, Gonzalez brings 25 years of industry experience as a master mechanic rebuilding and installing pinsetters and scoring. Additionally, Gonzalez will be responsible for technical support, will head up the pinsetter remanufacturing […]

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Sacoa Playcard® Teams Up with Switch® Bowling

March 1, 2014 No Comments

Developer of the Playcard® system, Sacoa has announced the conclusion of an integration project with Switch® Bowling. The Switch® Bowling terminal can now accept credits stored on a customer’s playcard as payment as well as check card balances in real time. It also adds credits to the customer’s card, accepting cash or other forms of […]

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Brooklyn Bowl Hires Brunswick Bowling for London and Vegas Locations

March 1, 2014 No Comments

Brooklyn Bowl has partnered with Brunswick Bowling & Billiards to provide bowling design, equipment and installations for two new venues. The combination of top-notch music, memorable food and bowling was the key to success for the Williamsburg flagship, which opened in 2009. Founders and owners Charley Ryan and Peter Shapiro are looking forward to introducing […]

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Word-of-Mouth Advertising: The Drawbacks

March 1, 2014 No Comments

“You reach a bigger audience when you go outside of your own circle. When you don’t, the size of your audience is limited to people who are already customers.” – Karen Kleber, manager, East Windsor Bowling and Recreation Center “I believe that a customer is more willing to express a bad experience than a good […]

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Paul Jacobs Joins Gold Standard Games/Shelti

March 1, 2014 No Comments

Gold Standard Games/Shelti has announced the appointment of Paul Jacobs to the position of Vice  President, Sales and Marketing.  Jacobs will oversee the sales and marketing of Gold Standard Games’ full line of pool tables, air hockey tables, foosballs and dart machines for both the coin-op and home markets.  Jacobs will be assisted by the […]

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Funovation Adds Guatemala to International Locations

Funovation Adds Guatemala to International Locations

March 1, 2014 No Comments

With the installation of the Laser Maze Challenge® at Divermax inside the SanKris Mall, Funovation is proud to add Guatemala to the list of countries where it is creating smiles. The unique shape of the maze is sure to challenge even the most seasoned player and is even more fun for friends playing together, according […]

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News Flash on Micro Markets

March 1, 2014 No Comments

Betson Enterprises Announces Distribution Agreement with Three Square Market Betson Enterprises, a leading world-wide distributor of coin operated amusement and vending equipment and coin operated parts and service, has announced that a distribution agreement has been reached with Three Square Market, a leading provider and innovator of micro market technology. As an authorized distributor, Betson will […]

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Harris Miniature Golf Allows Owners to Offer Fresh Themes

March 1, 2014 No Comments

Whether it’s a prehistoric world full of dinosaurs or a deserted island with shipwrecks and jungle creatures, Harris Miniature Golf builds themed courses that give resort-area owners the edge over their competitors. With a top-quality, landscaped attraction as the foundation, these courses are designed for owners who want to change themes periodically, even for holidays […]

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Wilderness Resort Adds Wild West-inspired Laser Tag Arena

Wilderness Resort Adds Wild West-inspired Laser Tag Arena

February 21, 2014 No Comments

What would the Wild Wild West be like if it had a LASER twist? Wilderness Resort’s newest attractions, an OK Corral-inspired Laser Tag Arena and Deputy Marshall Training-themed Laser Maze Challenge from Funovation, asks just that.  Now visitors can challenge their family and friends to a Western-style Laser Tag “showdown,” and see if they have the […]

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Funovation Announces New Installation

Funovation Announces New Installation

February 18, 2014 No Comments

Funovation is excited to announce its newest Laser Maze Challenge® at The Island Mirror Maze in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.  This is Funovation’s fourth time partnering with Montgomery Amusement Management – previous collaborations include Fort Fun in Gatlinburg, Tenn., Monterey Mirror Maze in Monterey, Calif. and Backstage Mirror Maze in Myrtle Beach, S.C. (For more information, […]

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Sponsors

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Richie's Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Aquaventronics

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

Extreme Engineering

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

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Brunswick Bowling

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

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Spectrum Sports

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

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Perfect Fry

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

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Store on Wheels

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

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Formula K Raceways

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

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

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.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

R&R Creative Amusement Design

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

Poly Products

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

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

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.

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.

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

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.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Tear Repair

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

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Soft Play

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

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

A'maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

American Changer

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

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Laser Star

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

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Rio Syrup

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

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Max Flight

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

Quik N' Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Family Fun Corp.

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

Sureshot Redemption

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

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Art Attack

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

Comstock - Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Bulbtronics

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

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Money Tree - ATM

ATM machines.

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Knight Equipment

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

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Embed

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

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Johnny Rockets
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Spectrum Sports
Cannonball Blaster
Funovation
Empex Water Toys