FEC Attraction Elements Symposium
9:00 AM - 12:00PM
This session will explore the use of non-traditional attractions within an existing amusement attraction such as an FEC. Ropes Courses, Trampolines, Zip Lines & Inflatables, what’s next for you? Our speakers will cover why they added these attractions, how they operate them and the financial impact it made on their operation.
9:00 AM- Welcome and Introductions: Moderator Kyle Allison, Andy Alligator's and new Chairman of the FEC Committee
9:15 - 9:45 AM
The FEC Attractions Landscape is Changing; What’s Next For Your Location?
Speakers: Doug Wilkerson, Dynamic Design
Let's meet some FEC operators from around the world that are including these new attractions into their FEC mix, and learn how it has affected their profitability.
Trampoline Parks: Speaker: Rich Newell, Zoomers;
Ropes Courses and Zip Lines: Speaker: Jeffrey P. Benson, Cinergy Cinemas
Inflatables: Kyle Allison, Andy Alligator's
10:30 AM-10:45 AM: Break
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM: Risk Management & Insurance for Niche FEC Attractions
This presentation will explore the rising costs of insurance for inflatable amusement rides & rental companies and it will demonstrate how operators can successfully control these costs by implementing a smart risk management program.
The presentation will show how insurance underwriters look at risk, and what operators can do on a day to day basis to mitigate risk, lower premiums, and reduce costs.
Speaker: Drew Tewksbury, Sr. VP, Britton Gallagher Insurance / Amusement Insurance Resources
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM: FEC Attractions Panel Discussion
Join FEC operators for an open and interactive discussion on a wide range of issues affecting the FEC industry. This interactive Q&A session will highlight the FEC niche attractions discussed during the morning and offer a time to find out how to take your FEC to the next level.
Panelists: Morning speakers