Dean’s List Sponsors

BU is proud to have the support of the best party vendors and suppliers in the industry. Their sponsorship involvement defines their caring attitude and commitment to your long-term success. Contact them to meet all your party and family entertainment needs.


A&A GLOBAL

It is a party every day at A&A Global Industries and you are invited. Since 1938, A&A Global Industries is a family-owned and operated company, now in its third and fourth generation. The company is a leader in the redemption and amusement industries with unique and licensed products that are designed for children of all ages and the kids in all of us. Our products are compelling and wide-ranging. Today with an e-commerce site, our products can be ordered 24 hours a day – 7 days a week.

We provide all the technology needed for Family Entertainment and Redemption Centers with a focus on an extensive product line provided by a professional and dedicated sales team that always puts the customer first. Three shipping points in Baltimore, Orlando, and Los Angeles give us a decisive edge over any competition because we can service customers efficiently with less shipping costs.

Constantly improving by providing products to the amusement, vending and redemption industries, A&A is always improving services and products. Want to find out more? Contact an account manager at (800) 638-6000 or visit www.aaglobal.com.


AEM

At Amusement Entertainment Management, LLC, we offer a full range of consulting services, including early-stage feasibility analysis, business plan development, funding assistance, andconceptual design and layout services. We assist our clients with the design and development of new-age bowling venues, family entertainment centers, waterparks and amusement parks on a worldwide basis. Amusement Entertainment Management, LLC provides expert advice for family entertainment center site and attraction selection, financial modeling, business plan creation, operational programming, as well as “hands on” attention to employee training and technical support.    www.aemllc.com


 

ART ATTACK

Art Attack is a leading manufacturer and provider of Attractions, Center Design, & Theming to entertainment-based businesses around the globe.   Art Attack’s attractions and products can be found at over 1000 locations worldwide entertaining millions of customers every year!  Some of Art Attack’s more popular attractions include ….SHANKZ Black Light Miniature Golf, Balladium Ball Blaster Systems, Time FREAK, RUSH Laser Tag Arenas, SuperKIDS Play Systems, & AlleyTRAX Mini Bowling.  Art Attack is THE FEC EXPERTS…and the industry agrees….awarding Art Attack with multiple prestigious awards in recent years. For more information please visit us at www.artattackfx.com or call us at 863.438.7469 or email us at sales@artattackfx.com.

 


BETSON ENTERPRISESbetson logo no background

Betson Enterprises is the leading coin operated distributor of amusement and vending equipment, coin operated parts, and service in the United States. With over 80 years of experience and leadership in the coin-operated industry, we will help you make informed decisions that are best for your business. Betson offers entertainment and vending solutions for your business through our relationships with the operator community. For locations looking for a simple and profitable solution or vendors looking for equipment that fits any situation, Betson Enterprises can help you.  www.betson.com


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& FEC MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

CenterEdge Software offers the best management solution for the amusement, entertainment, and FEC industries. Our integrated suite of products allow you to manage your entire entertainment business from one complete software package. We provide everything from your POS, to your group sales, and your redemption counter software. www.centeredgesoftware.com


CREATIVE WORKS

Your entire business rests on creating experiences — and memories — for your guests. But in-home entertainment keeps raising the bar and it’s harder than ever to get people off the couch. At Creative Works, we create powerful emotions and memories through immersive attractions. We help you get customers into your center with amazing experiences they can’t get at home, including mini-golf, escape rooms, Esports, virtual reality, and more. Learn how we can help you boost your revenue and reach your goals at www.thewoweffect.com.


EMBED

Embed is the worldwide leader of the integrated cashless business management systems and solutions for Family Entertainment, Amusement and Attractions (including gamecards, kiosks, gamecard readers, cashless payment, business reporting, and management and hygiene defence). Embed is the only FEC business solutions provider to partner with Google and Apple to gain compliance for the Embed system to place the virtual game card in the Mobile Wallet (for contactless gameplay that can be reloaded anytime, anywhere). This breakthrough makes Embed the only non-banking finance – payment or loyalty card business and brand card that sits in the mobile wallet (no app download required).  With over 1,000 customers and more than 3,000 installations around the world, Embed is equipped and ready to empower FEC businesses with direct sales, services and support anytime, anywhere.   www.embedcard.com/resources/sponsorship-training


FERRET PERSONALITY

Ferret Personality is an online application and personality assessment for the amusement industry.  It’s a recruiting, hiring and sifting process that saves your time and money when recruiting in a tight labor market and speaks directly to today’s young generation employee.

It ferrets out and connects personalities that fit naturally specific job roles in your business.

Better recruiting yields better hiring results, lower turnover that saves you time & money.  The end result is a happier, more productive employee team that produces better bottom line results.

www.ferretpersonality.com  To try it click here.


FOUNDATIONS ENTERTAINMENT UNIVERSITYfoundations logo 2012

Foundations is a 3-day comprehensive educational workshop and seminar program covering all aspects of planning, designing, developing and operating a location-based entertainment business for long-term success. Foundations includes over 22 hours of instruction plus a behind the scenes tour of a state-of-the-art family entertainment and children’s edutainment centers. FOUNDATIONS provides a complete blueprint for anyone developing and opening a new center or significantly expanding or renovating an existing location-based entertainment facility. Attendees will tap into over 100 years of combined experience and expertise from the industry’s top consultants and operators, to eliminate the learning curve and avoid the mistakes of less fortunate past companies who are struggling to survive or have closed. You’ll also have a lot of fun, including a behind the scenes tour and chance to try out the fun at an area family entertainment center. http://foundationsuniversity.com/


SAFEPARK USA

Insurance & Risk Management Services.  SafeparkUSA is an affiliate of one of the largest privately owned agencies in the United States.  Through specialty insurance offerings, on-site safety consultation claims management and educational scholarships, SafeparkUSA strives to make the buying process natural to meet your business’s expectations while providing extraordinary value to help meet your business’s objectives.  www.safeparkusa.com

 


PARTY DIRECTparty direct logo

Offering quality custom products at factory direct prices, Party Direct is your single and complete source for all of your paper party needs. Samples of Party Direct products and information are available free of charge. Phone: 800 548-7868 FAX: 800 363-0208 online: www.partydirect.com

 


PROMOTION CHAMPS, LLC

At Promotion Champs, we take the hassle out of creating, organizing, scheduling, developing, and producing your company’s brand, marketing materials, and promotions. We devise everything from fantastic well-thought-out brands and promotions, in all the formats that you require, to the website that you have always dreamed of having for your business. We have expertise in providing marketing materials for the family entertainment center industry. Get started today. www.PromotionChamps.com


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