Overview Apex Entertainment is New England’s largest family entertainment center with several attractions that provide high-quality entertainment for thousands of its area residents year-round. Joey Slawinski, Director of Operations, describes its flagship location in Marlborough, MA (also the largest FEC in New England) as “80,000 square feet of pure fun.”
Where has the year gone? With IAAPA Expo 2019 just around the corner in Orlando, it feels like we just left IAPPA Expo Europe in Paris. As everyone is prepping for IAPPA, we're doing to take you through the 16-stages of attending IAAPA Expo and make the most of it. Yes, file this under "We think the Embed team has a pretty good sense of humor."
IAAPA Expo is a great event for you and your FEC, however it does require a lot of hard working and planning to make the most out of the opportunities. There are many things you may not think to do or forget in the rushes between meetings and events. Here is a list of things to keep in mind when attending the expo:
Trade shows are great places to really become invested in your industry, share your brand benefits and network with like-minded people and businesses.
With its drive and ambition, plus the assistance of an integrated cashless solution like Embed’s, Apex Entertainment may just live up to its name.
Food and beverage is an integral part of the guest experience at an entertainment, leisure or restaurant venue.
Overview Shaffer Entertainment operates a diverse group of businesses, including bars and taverns, bowling centers, family entertainment centers, movie theaters and restaurants.
Renee Welsh is the co-creator of Booking Boss, the award-winning ticketing and booking management platform. The company was sold to Helix Leisure in 2017. In 2018 she became CEO of Solutions Group, where she is now responsible for two of Helix’s companies – Booking Boss and Embed. Renee Welsh was named Entrepreneur of the year in 2016 by Travel Weekly. She spoke to Blooloop about making a name for herself in the world of attractions technology. She also talked about how she is leading the way for women in the industry.
Family Entertainment Centres (FECs) are popular all around the world. But each country has its own particular set of challenges and needs. We take a look at some of the trends in European FECs and how Embed is transforming businesses in the region. A day out to a Family Entertainment Centre in Europe might look quite different to a trip to an FEC in, say, America or Asia. We spoke to Embed, a global expert in the market, to find out more about the latest trends, challenges and solutions in European FECs.
There is nothing more stressful than cramming to prepare for your trip and visit to one of the biggest Exhibitions of the year in Europe. Here’s our guide to surviving IAAPA Expo in Paris: