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DOLE Offers New  Lemon Soft Serve

DOLE Offers New Lemon Soft Serve

January 13, 2015 No Comments

DOLE Soft Serve is adding Lemon soft serve mix to its flavor repertoire in January 2015. Made by the brand that does fruit best, vegan-friendly Lemon DOLE Soft Serve is free of fat, lactose, dairy, gluten and cholesterol and made with natural colors and flavors. (To order, contact your foodservice broker, call 800-442-5242 or visit http://dolesoftserve.com.)

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Frostline Frozen Treats® Adds New Flavor: Birthday Cake

Frostline Frozen Treats® Adds New Flavor: Birthday Cake

January 13, 2015 No Comments

Frostline Frozen Treats® has added a new flavor packet, Birthday Cake, to its product line of soft serve, frozen yogurt and frozen beverage mixes. The unveiling comes at a time where soft serve consumption sees a decline due to colder temperatures. Businesses can motivate winter soft serve sales by rotating seasonal flavor staples with specialty flavors […]

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Laser Tag Manufacturers and Suppliers Alliance Announced

January 6, 2015 No Comments

Lazer Runner and Zone Laser Tag, the two largest laser tag companies who supply over 52 percent of the world laser tag locations with quality equipment, have announced the formation of an alliance open to the premier laser tag suppliers. This new group is the Laser Tag Manufacturers and Suppliers Alliance (LTMSA) and includes not […]

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Party Center Software Sponsors Foundations in 2015

January 6, 2015 No Comments

Party Center Software has signed on to be a Gold Sponsor for Foundations University in 2015. Foundations University hosts education-focused workshops that review every aspect of developing family entertainment businesses. These three-day programs are geared toward entrepreneurs who want to open a new facility, or existing owners who are expanding or renovating their locations. “We […]

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Namco Selects Cash Management Company for New Facility

October 24, 2014 No Comments

Intercard Inc., a company that provides cash management systems for the amusement industry, recently announced that it has been chosen as the debit card provider for an upscale restaurant and entertainment venue being developed by Namco Entertainment, Inc. Named Level 257, the 40,000-square-foot facility is scheduled to open in January 2015. The new Namco project […]

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TokensDirect to Feature Custom and Standard Tokens with Anti-Microbial Properties in IAAPA Booth 511

October 24, 2014 No Comments

TokensDirect will feature a full line of standard and custom tokens with factory direct pricing and convenience, low minimum order quantities and fast turnaround times in IAAPA booth #511. Laboratory studies show that copper alloys have natural anti-microbial properties.  That could be good news for amusement facility owners, workers and patrons that use tokens. Arcade […]

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Funovation® Announces New Laser Maze Challenge® Installations

October 24, 2014 No Comments

Funovation® has installed its Laser Maze Challenge® at three new Glowgolf locations.  Players can now experience the Laser Maze at the Glowgolf stores in West Des Moines, Iowa, Bloomington, Ind. and Wesley Chapel, Fla.  Funovation® now has 213 Laser Mazes worldwide. (For more information, visit www.funovation.com.)

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Live Oak Bank Provides Financing and New Capital for GameTime Project

October 24, 2014 No Comments

Live Oak Bank, headquartered in Wilmington, N.C., announced that it has funded a multi-million dollar transaction to Florida FEC operator GameTime. The deal involved the refinancing of existing loans and providing 100 percent of the new capital needed to remodel GameTime’s flagship location in South Miami, Fla. “We are committed to making a difference in the […]

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F2FEC Announces Venue for Inaugural Event

October 24, 2014 No Comments

The first F2FEC, a conference for the benefit of entertainment center professionals, will be held at the Pointe Hilton Tapitio Cliffs Resort February 24-26, 2015, in Phoenix, Ariz. F2FEC, an acronym for Face 2 Face Entertainment Conference, is a North American event for the benefit of manufacturers, suppliers and operators under the expansive family entertainment […]

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Jane Farrell Turf & Carpets, Inc. (JFTC) and Flagship Carpets to Become One Resource

October 24, 2014 No Comments

Jane Farrell Turf & Carpets, Inc. (JFTC) and Flagship Carpets have announced an alignment of the two companies to become one resource for their customers. “It is something no one has ever done, and we will be able to serve our customers like never before,” said JFTC President Jane Farrell. Farrell and her team will […]

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Sponsors

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.

American Changer

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

West Coast Netting, Inc.

Experienced netting manufacturer on the leading edge of innovation.

Bulbtronics

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

Family Fun Corp.

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

Berk Paper & Supply

Concession supplies.

Richie\’s Italian Ice

Italian Ice Kiosks and Carts

Playsmart

Patented soft play design, soft playgrounds.

Subway

Fresh food and sandwich options.

International Special Events (ISERA)

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

Tube Pro

Waterpark tubes.

European Body Arts

Airbrushed temporary tattoo products and systems.

A\’maze Ventures, Inc.

Mazes for every location, new and used.

Sippers By Design

Design and manufacture of specialty custom-shaped drink containers.

Challenger Industries

Sports surfaces, carpets and mini-golf surfaces.

Quik N\’ Crispy (QNC)

Quik n’ Crispy greaseless fryer.

Soft Play

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

Muncie Novelty Co., Inc.

Admissions, financial equipment, printing and tickets.

Action Lighting Co.

Lighting supplies.

Empex Water Toys

Aquatons Water Toys

U.S. Bowling

Award-winning independent company brings bowling to your venue.

Qubica

Sells capital equipment to bowling centers.

Lazer Runner

Laser Tag Systems

Cost of Wisconson

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

Harris Miniature Golf Course

Design and construction of miniature golf courses and water rides.

GloCones

Flashing cotton candy cones.

Beckman Insurance Agency

Amusement attractions insurance.

Brunswick Bowling

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

Splashtacular

Manufacturer of waterslides

Wisdom Industries, Ltd.

Amusement ride manufacturer, new and used rides.

Tarobots

Boxerjocks robotic boxing amusement ride game attraction.

Formula K Raceways

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

Price Chopper, Inc. Wristbands

Admission, financial equipment and wristbands.

Max Flight

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

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.

Aquaventronics

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

National Rock & Sculpture

Dedicated to the conceptual design and development of themed environments.

Weldon, Williams & Lick

Admission systems and wristband ticketing.

Castle Golf, Inc.

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

Thomco Insurance (Fun Pro)

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

Money Tree – ATM

ATM machines.

Flagship Carpet

Custom carpets and rugs.

Xtreme Inflatables

Repair and service for all inflatable products.

Ride Development Corp.

Electric floor, gas and battery-powered bumper cars.

Mahoning Valley Mfg.

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

See Coast Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Coin-operated binoculars and telescopes.

S&S Worldwide

Large Park amusement rides.

Tokens Direct

A wide variety of tokens.

Gold Medal Products Co.

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

Gould Manufacturing, Ltd.

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

Tear Repair

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

CFX Composite & Effects

Special effects make-up and prosthetics

Penny Press

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

Precision Dynamics (PDC)

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

Barron Games

Redemption air hockey games.

Extreme Engineering

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

Fast Corp Vending

Frozen food vending machines

Friedman Group Ins.

Insurance for amusement devices.

California Portable Dance Floor Company

Omega Carpets

Printed carpeting for all your facility needs.

Coast to Coast

Coin-operated entertainment, crane machines.

Lakeshore Merchandise (Smart Vending)

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

Birthday University

Concept development, training and birthday party touring seminars.

Martin Professionals

A lighting supplier of choice for the entertainment industry.

Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM)

Premier entertainment consultants.

Hoffman Mint

Tokens, medals, coins and key tags.

Water Wars (T&D Enterprises of Brainerd)

Water Wars water balloon game, portable or startionary.

Klopp International, Inc. (Playmeter)

Quality coin counters and sorters.

Master Pitching Machine

Batting cages and pitching machines.

Adventure Golf

Miniature golf courses, consultants, architecture and design.

Chestnut Identity Apparel

Uniform supply, embroidered apparel and flag manufacturing.

Gerber Manufacturing, Ltd.

Outdoor furniture, benches, picnic tables and grills.

Funovation

Laser maze challenge

Knight Equipment

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

Perfect Fry

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

Art Attack

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

Center Edge Software

Facility Management Software Solutions

Sureshot Redemption

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

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.

Wells Fargo

Commercial insurance for inflatables and event planners.

Rio Syrup

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

Nieco Corp

Nieco automatic broilers.

SnowMasters

Evaporative snow systems.

Northeast Insurance (NIC)

Insurance programs.

Enchanted Castle Studios

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

Kay Park Recreations Corp.

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

Laser Star

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

Spectrum Sports

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

Broaster Co., The

Food programs and food service equipment.

Embed

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

Rides-4-U, INC.

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

Look Solutions

Fog machines.

Sacoa

Designed and manufactures PlayCard, the rechargeable debit card system.

Adventure Glass

Unique paddleboats.

Wapello Fabrications

Inflatables and portable amusements.

Midway Concepts (Circus Tops)

Premier designers of stainless steel food service equipment.

Comstock – Castle Stove

Commercial cooking equipment.

Store on Wheels

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

Lil Orbits Inc.

Food equipment, donut machines and vendor carts.

Deltronic Labs Inc.

Ticket dispensers.

Hamilton Manufacturing Corp.

Manufacturer of unattended entry systems and change machines.

Zebec Water Sports

Large variety of waterpark needs

Davis & Davis, Inc.

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

Belson Manufacturing Co.

Park and recreation outdoor furniture and equipment.

Safari Ltd.

Leading manufacturer of innovative educational toys.

Spectrum
Extreme Engineering
Premier Polysteel
Rebound Unlimted, Inc.
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