IAAPA Rookies and Newcomers: FEC 101

Event Type: Education
Venue: In-Person
Region: IAAPA Global
Member Price: $600 | Non-Member Price: $800

Join more than a dozen experts in family entertainment center (FEC) management as they share insights and experiences on how to develop, plan, and run an FEC. IAAPA Rookies and Newcomers: FEC 101 is a soup-to-nuts program for those who want to enter this industry as an FEC operator, or for those who want to expand their network and brush up on the critical thinking and problem-solving skills needed to grow their business. The one-and-a-half-day program looks at everything from how to research your market to how to conduct day-to-day operations. It also includes a welcome reception at Main Event, and the EDUTour to Fun Spot America and reserved seating at Monday's Lunch and Learn event.  
Topics covered in the program include:

  • Developing Your Company Culture
  • Facility Design and Trends; Feasibility Plans
  • Business Planning; Game Room Layout
  • Financial Management
  • Risk Management
  • Hiring, Managing, and Motivating Staff
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Social Media 
  • Web Design 
  • Food and Beverage Operations
  • Attractions Mix