Register Today: Tools of Trade: Midway Games Managers Event in Southern California

Tools of the Trade - Midway Games
May 21-22, 2013
Southern California
Registration Now Open! 

The tour will take you through the midway games operations in each location where you will get a opportunity to explore how the parks "flash" their games area, how they set up and operate midway games, as well as get to experience the midway games operations in these parks on a busy day.      
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. Get the tools you need to start your season off right, by attending this year’s Tools of the Trade for Midway Games. 
The registration fee is $99 which includes most meals, and shuttles to and from the Disneyland Hotel.​

Schedule of Activities 
Tuesday May 21, 2013 

9:00 – 10:00  Bus to Six Flags Magic Mountain
10:00 – 1:15  Six Flags Magic Mountain – Morning Games Tour and Lunch
1:15 – 2:00    Bus from Six Flags to Universal Studios
2:00 – 5:30    Universal Studios Hollywood – Afternoon Games Tour
6:00 – 8:00    Dinner at Universal City Walk (Location TBD)
8:00 – 11:30  Free Time at Universal City Walk
11:30            Bus to hotel

Wednesday May 22, 2013

9:00 – 10:00    Bus to Knott’s Berry Farm
10:00 – 2:00    Knott’s Berry Farm – Morning Games Tour and Lunch
2:15 – 3:00      Bus to Disney California Adventure
3:00 – 7:00      Disney California Adventure –Games Tour of Paradise Pier and free time to explore Cars Land
7:30 – 9:30      Evening Reception and VIP viewing of World of Color
9:30 – 11:30    Free Time in Downtown Disney
11:30              Bus To Hotel

The host hotel is the Disneyland Hotel. If you register before April 21st you can avail of a special room rate of 179.00 plus applicable taxes.  The Group Room Rates are subject to applicable City of Anaheim occupancy taxes, currently fifteen percent (15%), and a two percent (2%) ATID assessment. 

Making a reservation:
Attendees can make their room reservations by calling (714) 520-5005 or email to and tell them they are with the IAAPA – Tools of the Trade.   A credit card deposit of one (1) night’s room charge is requested upon making your reservation.  Cancellation of your room must occur 5 days before your arrival date to received your first night’s deposit back.

Housing cut-off deadline is April 21, 2013.  After that date, room rate and hotel availability can’t be guaranteed.

The following airports are options the closest to the Disneyland Resort. They are listed in order of proximity: 
•John Wayne Airport (SNA) 
•Long Beach Airport (LGB)  
•Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) 
•Ontario International Airport (ONT) 
•Bob Hope Airport (BUR) 
Transportation options for each airport can be found on the Disneyland Hotel web-site.