Tools of the Trade - Midway Games
June 24th - 25th, 2014
Atlantic City, NJ and Jersey Shore

Keansburg's Amusements | Point Pleasant Beach | Casino Pier | Steel Pier | Morey's Piers

Thanks to all of our hosts for a great event! Check out coverage of the program in FunWorld.

IAAPA proudly presents Tools of the Trade for Midway Games, a two-day event full of educational and networking opportunities for directors, managers, and supervisors in midway games and retail operations. Get the tools you need by attending this year’s Tools of the Trade for Midway Games.

This year’s Tools of the Trade event will help answer some of your most pressing questions for the season including emerging trends for the 2014 season; plush, hard goods, flashing, merchandise, training tips & techniques, pricing and game layouts.

IAAPA’s Tools of the Trade is your best opportunity to network and learn with people working in games operations that have experience and know-how. We’ll visit five boardwalk attractions where local game managers will share experience, tips, and trends to take back to your own business. Stops at Keansburg Amusements, Jenkinson’s Point Pleasant Beach Boardwalk, Seaside Heights Boardwalk, and Casino Pier will show you, firsthand, how these attractions recovered from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. Discover how America’s first boardwalks are still innovating decades later with tours of the Atlantic City Boardwalk and Steel Pier. The event ends with a trip to Wildwoods Boardwalk, where you’ll pick up useful tips during the “Games 101” education session and tour Morey’s Piers.

The registration fee includes lunch, dinner, programming, and transportation to and from the hotel.

Members:         $149 USD  (Save up to $50 per attendee on 3 or more*)
Non-Members: $249 USD

*Members who register 3 or more attendees will pay $99/attendee starting with the 3rd attendee. You must register all attendees in the same application online. Discount will be automatically applied at checkout.

Registration Now Open. Please contact Victor Danau at for further questions.

(Subject to change without notice)

June 23rd, 2014

Travel Day (on own)
Check in at Golden Nugget Atlantic City

June 24th, 2014

9:30 am   Depart to Keansburg
11:00am  Midway Games Tour at Keansburg & Lunch
1:00pm    Depart to Jenkinson's/Point Pleasure Beach Boardwalk
2:00pm    Jenkinson's Boardwalk/Point Pleasure Beach Boardwalk Tour
5:00pm    Dinner
6:30pm    Seaside Heights Boardwalk/Casino Pier Tour
10:00pm  Depart to Golden Nugget Atlantic City

June 25th, 2014

10:30am  Depart to Atlantic City Boardwalk/Steel Pier
11:00am  Atlantic City Boardwalk/Steel Pier Tour
1:00pm    Lunch
2:00pm    Depart to Wildwood, NJ
3:00pm    Games 101 and Intro to Morey's Piers Games Operation
5:00pm    Midway Games Tour Morey's Piers
7:00pm    Dinner
9:00pm    Explore Wildwood Boardwalk
11:00pm  Depart to Golden Nugget Atlantic City


The closest airports in the vicinity of the Golden Nugget are Atlantic City International Airport (20 minute drive), Philadelphia International Airport (Hour and 5 minute drive), and Newark International Airport (Hour and 45 minute drive). Driving Directions: Google Maps


Golden Nugget Atlantic City
Huron & Brigantine Blvd.
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Room rates are available starting at $69 per night plus applicable taxes and $10/night resort fee.

Making A Reservation:
Reserve your room today by calling the hotel at (800) 777-8477. Select Option 3 and mention group code AMUSE14 to ensure you receive the special room rate. Cut-off deadline is June 9, 2014. After this date, room rate and availability cannot be confirmed. Guests must be 21 or older to check into this hotel.

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