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.


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


 

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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.

 


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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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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


DELTA STRIKE

Delta Strike is a leading manufacturer of Laser Tag equipment and systems. Delta Strike Equipment can be found in some of the most popular family entertainment centers and laser tag arenas across the world. We bring an all-inclusive experience to our customers that include, 24/7 support, warranty program, laser tag arena design, construction consultation, and unparalleled hardware. With years of experience and knowledge in the laser tag industry, our laser tag systems are designed to be durable and feature packed. We keep your customers coming back and your laser tag business profitable. www.deltastrike.com


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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 sales@embedcard.com.


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.


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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/


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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


FUNOVATION 

Funovation creates and develops innovative booster attractions that are exciting for players and highly profitable for operators. Requiring brain and brawn, our products highlight just the right amount of moxie to bring out the kid in us all.  The Laser Maze Challenge® with Beam Buster® tests players’ use of agility and speed as they star in an action-packed laser adventure.  RAID™ (Rapid Alien Invasion Defense™) requires players to complete complex puzzling tasks to prevent aliens from destroying Earth.  Funovation’s attractions require only 120- to 400-square feet, have quick throughput, and maintain a 99.45% uptime.  Visit www.funovation.com for more information or call +1.303.996.0294.


GLOBAL BOWLING

Global Entertainment focuses on creating family entertainment attractions such as Mini Bowling, Full Size Bowling, and Axe Throwing. We will be with you every step of the process. From the design and conception stage, to the build-out, and years of support once you are open. Our team spans the globe with offices in California, New York, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, and Africa to ensure that no matter where you are in the world, Global Entertainment will be there to help!   If you would like more information regarding our attractions, please visit our websites below or give us a call at our office (909) 683-2190.   https://globalbowlinginc.com/

http://axethrowingbuilders.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

 


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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


Perky’s Pizza

For 30 plus years Perky’s Foodservice Concepts has been providing Family Entertainment Centers a high-quality pizza for their guests. Paired alongside our great pizza are solutions for equipment, small wares, design and layout, marketing, and parties! With over 400 Perky’s customers across 35 states and 15 countries, we know what it takes to produce great pizza quickly and consistently for parties. https://perkyspizza.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

 


Virtuix Inc.

Virtuix Inc., founded in 2013 and headquartered in Austin, Texas, is the pioneer of the “Active VR” category and is the developer of the Omni – the first-of-its-kind motion platform that enables players to walk and run around in 360 degrees in virtual reality games. Virtuix has shipped more than 4,000 Omni systems to more than 500 commercial entertainment venues around the world, making the Omni the most widely distributed VR hardware apart from head-mounted displays. Virtuix’s latest attraction, Omni Arena, bundles four Omni systems into a four-player FEC attraction, whose control system supports high throughput and efficient operation by a single attendant. Omni Arena features ongoing esports contests with a $100,000 prize pool sponsored by Virtuix and HP. Virtuix, a private company, has raised more than $20MM from individual and institutional investors. For more information, visit  www.virtuix.com.


US DESIGN LAB

US Design Lab is a design firm specializing in the entertainment industry. With OVER TWENTY YEARS OF WORLDWIDE EXPERIENCE, our design experts have MASTERED THE TRENDS that make every guest’s visit a memorable experience. Our complete design and branding services focus on creating a DISTINCTIVE IDENTITY for each of our customer’s facilities. From master plans to the perfect logo, our team at US Design Lab specializes in MAKING YOUR ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS STAND OUT AMONG THE CROWD.

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