Printer Friendly, PDF & Email

IAAPA Virtual Rookies and Newcomers: FEC 101

-

Event Type: Education
Venue: Online
Member Price: $279 | Nonmember Price: $350
Credit Hour(s): 8

The wait is over: for the first time, this popular IAAPA Expo program is going digital

Join global family entertainment center (FEC) management as they share insights and experiences to help those new to the industry develop, plan, and operate an FEC.

Learn from industry leaders

Don't miss this opportunity to hear from global FEC pioneers to understand what it takes to own and operate a successful facility.

Group Rate Available

*Additional participants in your organization can save $100 on registration with the group rate: $179  for members and $250 for nonmembers. To qualify for the group rate, register one person at the regular price, then select “Add a Group Member” on the registration summary page before checking out.
 
Complete your registration by July 29th to attend this program.


Agenda

Day 1

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  •    Networking

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Preparing Your Venue’s Business Case through Market Analysis
  • Facility Design for Safety, Efficiency and Effectiveness
  • Capital Fundraising Strategy
  • Selecting Attractions for a Compelling Guest Experience
  • Maximizing Technology in Your Operations
  • Food & Beverage Excellence
  • Facility Development Group Exercise

4:10 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Facility Development Group Exercise
Day 2

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • Networking

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

  • Presentations from Day 1’s Group Exercise

3:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • Marketing & Promotion: Utilizing Proven Methods to Stand Out from the Crowd
  • Understanding the Magic behind Amusement Games Operations
  • Building a Group and Event Sales Culture
  • The Legal, Accounting, Governmental and Insurance Considerations that Matter
  • Tracking Facility Performance through Budgets and Guest Response
All Times EDT

Speakers

Jerry Merola

Jerry Merola

Partner, Amusement Entertainment Management, LLC

Program Moderator

Preparing Your Venue’s Business Case through Market Analysis

Capital Fundraising Strategy

Tracking Facility Performance through Budgets and Guest Response

Doug Wilkerson

Doug Wilkerson

Principal, Dynamic Designs

Facility Design for Safety, Efficiency and Effectiveness

Sherry Howell

Sherry Howell

Brand Engagement Director, CenterEdge Software

Maximizing Technology in Your Operations

Barry Zelickson, Owner, Big Thrill Factory

Barry Zelickson

Owner, Big Thrill Factory

Food & Beverage Excellence

Brandon Wiley

Brandon Willey

Founder & CEO, Hownd

Marketing & Promotion: Utilizing Proven Methods to Stand Out from the Crowd

Beth Standlee, ICAE

Beth Standlee, ICAE

Founder & CEO, Trainertainment

Building a Group and Event Sales Culture

Drew Tewksbury

Drew Tewksbury

Director of Sales and Marketing, McGowan Allied Specialty Insurance

The Legal, Accounting, Governmental and Insurance Considerations that Matter

Thank you to the IAAPA 2021 Rookies & Newcomers Sponsors