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.
Frank Seninsky is president of Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM), headquartered in East Brunswick, New Jersey. During his 44 years in the leisure entertainment industry, Seninsky has presented nearly 400 seminars and penned more than 1500 articles. Frank is co-regent for Foundations Entertainment University. His world famous ‘The Redemption & FEC Report’ e-newsletter goes out to more than 42,000 readers worldwide. www.aemllc.com
Adventure Sports HQ is the leading worldwide manufacturer of tactical style laser tag equipment with over 700 installations on six continents. Adventure Sports builds durable equipment that is optimized for outdoor, indoor and mobile play. The flexible equipment you to operate with many different business models and environment. With this equipment, you can capture the excitement and magic of the most popular video games in the world. Known for durability, Adventure Sports HQ is built in the US by a veteran-owned business. With three different lines of equipment, there is something for your business. We don’t just build equipment, either. The entire staff of Adventure Sports are operators and experts at different business models. We’re here to help you make money and have fun while you do it!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
One space. Limitless attractions. Zero room for boredom. Welcome to BEAM, an interactive virtual playground pioneered by the futurists at EyeClick. BEAM makes active, physical play accessible to companies regardless of industry, time constraints and space limitations. We convert waiting rooms into play rooms, classrooms into playgrounds, and foyers into fun zones with just the flip of a switch. The BEAM projection system mounts overhead and displays on open space, which means there is nothing to take, break, pick up or put away.
Would your opinions of entertainment change if you never had to scrub down and tidy up toys, detangle controllers, or fuss over a broken console? Can you conjure up an entire arcade with just the flip of a switch? You certainly can with BEAM. Visit us at www.joinbeam.com
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
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
Embed is a worldwide supplier of point of sale and revenue management systems for the amusement, entertainment and leisure industries. As a leader in the market, Embed delivers a well-rounded set of tools designed to manage all areas of any entertainment facility. Our focus is on enhancing site revenues through the use of cashless payment systems, value-added packages, guest membership and loyalty programs, full redemption management, access control, integrated and automated reporting to provide operators full control of their locations.
By offering location operators a full portfolio of revenue management systems, point of sale solutions, debit card and ticketing solutions, FEC business reporting and redemption counter solutions in addition to connections for electronic locker systems, amusement games, video games, redemption games and arcade games, Embed is able to deliver a high level of satisfaction across many consumer touch points. Our parent company Helix Leisure allows operators to avoid the complexity and risk of dealing with lots of individual suppliers and service providers. Contact us at www.embedcard.com or via e-mail at email@example.com.
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.www.foundationsentertainmentuniversity.com
Call the party experts at Fun Express! We know what it takes to bring a smile to each guest’s face and added value to your bottom line. Whether you need two dozen or two million, Fun Express can deliver party supply items in-stock- ready to ship when you need them. Over the past 70 years we’ve delivered the product you need with exceptional quality and unmatched value. Check out our themed goody bags, trademarked Happy Sack! Call today to request your free sample catalog! Phone: 800-228-8884 Fax: 800-228-1002 online: www.funexpress.com
Fun Advisors turns small businesses into strong brands; quietly revolutionizing entertainment centers by bringing tested innovative marketing solutions to the owner/operator. Increasing profits, developing new markets, and establishing better bonding between a business and their community are all key facets in Fun Advisors popularity. Fun Advisors typically works with the owner of a business with annual sales between 2 million and 10 million dollars. Services offered include: Brand Development, Marketing System Design, Grand Opening Programs, Promotion Solutions, Location and Facility Evaluation, Custom FEC Interactive Solutions, and Manager Training. They have yet to work with a customer (who implemented the recommend programs) who hasn’t been successful. (888) 486-0800 www.funadvisors.com
At Funovation, we believe fun should be bright and play interactive. That is why we set out to create memorable attractions that require brain and brawn, and compel people to smile. Our premier attraction, the Laser Maze Challenge®, invites players to “step into the game” for an immersive, action-packed experience. Using agility, quick thinking, and speed, players must navigate their way through a field of laser beams in the quickest time possible, while engaging Mission Objectives along the way. If any beams are broken, a time penalty is added to the player’s score. In the Laser Maze Challenge®, the faster the time and the lower the score, the better! Funovation’s Laser Maze Challenge® has created more than 29,400,000 smiles throughout 27 countries… and counting! Visit www.funovation.com for more information or call +1.303.996.0294.
INTERNATIONAL PLAY COMPANY
At International Play Company, we welcome the opportunity to build new relationships and introduce our clients to the amazing industry of children’s play structures. We are a world-wide authority in the custom design and manufacturing of indoor play areas as well as theming for toddlers, school-age children and young adults. We offer a unique approach in providing progressive, imaginative and educational play systems and theming to family-friendly businesses, organizations and institutions. Whether you’re looking to entertain, educate or transform a space with innovative visual appeal, our experienced team of professionals will provide you with the best solution for your specific need. We offer a wide range of products from indoor playgrounds, My Town pretend educational village, soft toddler play areas, climbing walls, sport courts, custom theming and also have a FEC training center. We have been creating fun since 1999. www.iplayco.com
Insurance & Risk Management Services Keystone is the 5th largest privately owned Agency in the United States. Keystone Amusement Enterprises prides it s self on being the most effective full service Insurance and Risk Management company dedicated to the amusement industry. With over 28 years of experience, we will meet with you face to face to structure a customized insurance program that fits your needs. www.safeparkusa.com
This is Laserforce, the world’s most sophisticated laser tag game and longest operating laser tag company. The fast action packed laser game is enhanced by the low-light living arena with special lighting effects, a swarm of interactive intelligent devices, swirling fog and a thumping soundtrack. Laserforce is not just a game – it is an interactive experience. Players don’t just play the game; they literally become part of it. Laserforce has been developing, manufacturing, and supplying laser tag equipment since 1987 and is the most trusted name in the laser tag industry. www.laserforcetag.com
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
Steam Digital creates internet video and animated media that sells your products, promotes your business, and entertains your customers… making YOU more money! www.steamdigital.com