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Blog https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog Discover the latest industry trends, insights, useful tips, and product information to help grow your business of fun! en Wed, 27 Jul 2022 07:00:25 GMT 2022-07-27T07:00:25Z en What are Good Interview Questions to Ask When Hiring a General Manager? https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/interview-questions-hiring-general-manager <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/interview-questions-hiring-general-manager" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/How%20to%20hire%20GM_2560x1440-01.jpg" alt="What are Good Interview Questions to Ask When Hiring a General Manager?" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>If you are looking for how to hire a general manager for family entertainment center business, you must prepare a set of interview questions for your prospective candidates to assess if they are the right person for the job. This will also enable you to check if an applicant is a good fit for your company culture, your team, and your business.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: normal;">To help you ask the right questions that generate the answers and outcomes that you hope for, we talked to </span>Embed's very own <span style="font-weight: bold;">Kash Ahmad</span>, Chief Management Consultant in Operations at NASA. Ahmad has over 25 years of extensive experience in the amusement and hospitality industry, including recruiting general managers for top family entertainment centers in the business.</p> <p><span style="font-size: 19px;">Choosing the right general manager for your FEC is crucial to ensure that your company culture has a steady footing: "A good leader can make all the difference. Different employees work differently depending on the manager. </span>Taking the time to make the right selection for the manager you’re going to bring on board is essential. If you bring in the wrong person who doesn’t believe in your culture or plan, does not care about your employees, or doesn’t care about the business that much, it can really move your culture backward," emphasizes Ahmad.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/interview-questions-hiring-general-manager" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/How%20to%20hire%20GM_2560x1440-01.jpg" alt="What are Good Interview Questions to Ask When Hiring a General Manager?" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>If you are looking for how to hire a general manager for family entertainment center business, you must prepare a set of interview questions for your prospective candidates to assess if they are the right person for the job. This will also enable you to check if an applicant is a good fit for your company culture, your team, and your business.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: normal;">To help you ask the right questions that generate the answers and outcomes that you hope for, we talked to </span>Embed's very own <span style="font-weight: bold;">Kash Ahmad</span>, Chief Management Consultant in Operations at NASA. Ahmad has over 25 years of extensive experience in the amusement and hospitality industry, including recruiting general managers for top family entertainment centers in the business.</p> <p><span style="font-size: 19px;">Choosing the right general manager for your FEC is crucial to ensure that your company culture has a steady footing: "A good leader can make all the difference. Different employees work differently depending on the manager. </span>Taking the time to make the right selection for the manager you’re going to bring on board is essential. If you bring in the wrong person who doesn’t believe in your culture or plan, does not care about your employees, or doesn’t care about the business that much, it can really move your culture backward," emphasizes Ahmad.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=519645&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.embedcard.com%2Fresources%2Fblog%2Finterview-questions-hiring-general-manager&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.embedcard.com%252Fresources%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Blog How to Arcades Family Entertainment Centre NASA EMEA APAC Fri, 22 Jul 2022 01:00:00 GMT cha.colores@embedcard.com (Cha Colores) https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/interview-questions-hiring-general-manager 2022-07-22T01:00:00Z Where Do We Hire a Good General Manager? https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/where-do-we-hire-a-good-general-manager <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/where-do-we-hire-a-good-general-manager" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/pexels-photo-5699475.webp" alt="Where Do We Hire a Good General Manager?" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Talent can come from everywhere. However, finding a culturally good fit for your family entertainment center's <span style="font-weight: bold;">general manager</span> can be quite a challenge.</p> <p>Company culture and values carry great weight in choosing leaders such as GMs for your team. Settling for just anybody can discourage good employees, run guests out the door, and cripple the energy to go to work. This is one of the reasons why you have to take into consideration where you scout for this role.</p> <p>Before you can start, you have to be prepared with some of the key aspects of the job hunt, such as the general manager's role, responsibilities, and the required skills and characteristics.&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-weight: normal;">To help you search for the right place for your FEC's next leader, we talked to recruitment and hospitality veterans </span><span style="font-weight: bold;">David</span><strong> Curtis</strong><span style="font-weight: normal;">, </span>Senior Director of Talent at Dave &amp; Buster’s, and <strong>Beth Standlee</strong><span style="font-weight: normal;">, </span>CEO &amp; Founder at TrainerTainment.</p> <p>Here's where you can pool prospects for your FEC's general manager:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/where-do-we-hire-a-good-general-manager" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/pexels-photo-5699475.webp" alt="Where Do We Hire a Good General Manager?" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Talent can come from everywhere. However, finding a culturally good fit for your family entertainment center's <span style="font-weight: bold;">general manager</span> can be quite a challenge.</p> <p>Company culture and values carry great weight in choosing leaders such as GMs for your team. Settling for just anybody can discourage good employees, run guests out the door, and cripple the energy to go to work. This is one of the reasons why you have to take into consideration where you scout for this role.</p> <p>Before you can start, you have to be prepared with some of the key aspects of the job hunt, such as the general manager's role, responsibilities, and the required skills and characteristics.&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-weight: normal;">To help you search for the right place for your FEC's next leader, we talked to recruitment and hospitality veterans </span><span style="font-weight: bold;">David</span><strong> Curtis</strong><span style="font-weight: normal;">, </span>Senior Director of Talent at Dave &amp; Buster’s, and <strong>Beth Standlee</strong><span style="font-weight: normal;">, </span>CEO &amp; Founder at TrainerTainment.</p> <p>Here's where you can pool prospects for your FEC's general manager:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=519645&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.embedcard.com%2Fresources%2Fblog%2Fwhere-do-we-hire-a-good-general-manager&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.embedcard.com%252Fresources%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Blog How to Arcades Family Entertainment Centre NASA EMEA APAC Fri, 22 Jul 2022 01:00:00 GMT cha.colores@embedcard.com (Cha Colores) https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/where-do-we-hire-a-good-general-manager 2022-07-22T01:00:00Z What are the Important Skills & Qualities of a General Manager? https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/important-skills-qualities-of-a-general-manager <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/important-skills-qualities-of-a-general-manager" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/photo-1517245386807-bb43f82c33c4.jpeg" alt="What are the Important Skills &amp; Qualities of a General Manager?" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Looking for how to hire a general manager for your family entertainment center? There are specific skills, qualities, and characteristics that you need to be on the lookout for.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: normal;">Whether you have a mom-and-pop FEC or are already scaling into a chain, <span style="font-weight: bold;">hiring a general manager</span> is necessary and beneficial to keep your daily operations in check, your staff in their best professional shape for your guests, and your business in its most innovative and successful form yet.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: normal;">To help you on your talent acquisition journey for this vital role, we talked to </span><span style="font-weight: bold;">David</span><strong> Curtis</strong><span style="font-weight: normal;">, </span>Senior Director of Talent at Dave &amp; Buster’s, <strong>Beth Standlee</strong><span style="font-weight: normal;">, </span>CEO &amp; Founder at TrainerTainment, and Embed's very own <span style="font-weight: bold;">Kash Ahmad</span>, Management Consultant in Operations at NASA.</p> <p>According to our industry experts, the following are the non-negotiables when it comes to hiring a general manager:</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/important-skills-qualities-of-a-general-manager" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/photo-1517245386807-bb43f82c33c4.jpeg" alt="What are the Important Skills &amp; Qualities of a General Manager?" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Looking for how to hire a general manager for your family entertainment center? There are specific skills, qualities, and characteristics that you need to be on the lookout for.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: normal;">Whether you have a mom-and-pop FEC or are already scaling into a chain, <span style="font-weight: bold;">hiring a general manager</span> is necessary and beneficial to keep your daily operations in check, your staff in their best professional shape for your guests, and your business in its most innovative and successful form yet.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: normal;">To help you on your talent acquisition journey for this vital role, we talked to </span><span style="font-weight: bold;">David</span><strong> Curtis</strong><span style="font-weight: normal;">, </span>Senior Director of Talent at Dave &amp; Buster’s, <strong>Beth Standlee</strong><span style="font-weight: normal;">, </span>CEO &amp; Founder at TrainerTainment, and Embed's very own <span style="font-weight: bold;">Kash Ahmad</span>, Management Consultant in Operations at NASA.</p> <p>According to our industry experts, the following are the non-negotiables when it comes to hiring a general manager:</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=519645&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.embedcard.com%2Fresources%2Fblog%2Fimportant-skills-qualities-of-a-general-manager&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.embedcard.com%252Fresources%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Blog How to Arcades Family Entertainment Centre NASA EMEA APAC Fri, 22 Jul 2022 01:00:00 GMT cha.colores@embedcard.com (Cha Colores) https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/important-skills-qualities-of-a-general-manager 2022-07-22T01:00:00Z 4 Tech-Enabled Strategies to Expand Your Revenue Landscape https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/4-tech-enabled-strategies-to-expand-your-revenue-landscape <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/4-tech-enabled-strategies-to-expand-your-revenue-landscape" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/4%20Tech%20Enabled%20Strategies_header%20image-1.jpg" alt="4 Tech-Enabled Strategies to Expand Your Revenue Landscape" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>On revenue growth, the <a href="https://hbr.org/2004/04/take-command-of-your-growth">Harvard Business Review</a> mentions that a lot of companies treat cost cutting as a skill - something that senior managers are competent on doing. However, if executives are asked to boost growth, they are left stunned.&nbsp;</p> <p>Total revenue tells a story about the business growth, but not the <em>how</em>. In this fast-paced and technology-driven age, family entertainment centers and other companies should unlearn cost cutting as the answer to revenue growth.&nbsp;</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/4-tech-enabled-strategies-to-expand-your-revenue-landscape" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/4%20Tech%20Enabled%20Strategies_header%20image-1.jpg" alt="4 Tech-Enabled Strategies to Expand Your Revenue Landscape" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>On revenue growth, the <a href="https://hbr.org/2004/04/take-command-of-your-growth">Harvard Business Review</a> mentions that a lot of companies treat cost cutting as a skill - something that senior managers are competent on doing. However, if executives are asked to boost growth, they are left stunned.&nbsp;</p> <p>Total revenue tells a story about the business growth, but not the <em>how</em>. In this fast-paced and technology-driven age, family entertainment centers and other companies should unlearn cost cutting as the answer to revenue growth.&nbsp;</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=519645&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.embedcard.com%2Fresources%2Fblog%2F4-tech-enabled-strategies-to-expand-your-revenue-landscape&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.embedcard.com%252Fresources%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Blog How to Attractions Arcades Family Entertainment Centre Laser Tag Bowling Centre Skate Rinks NASA EMEA APAC Fri, 18 Mar 2022 11:29:50 GMT https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/4-tech-enabled-strategies-to-expand-your-revenue-landscape 2022-03-18T11:29:50Z The Embed Team 3 Operation-Transforming Technologies for FECs of the Future https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/3-operation-transforming-technologies-for-the-fec-of-the-future <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/3-operation-transforming-technologies-for-the-fec-of-the-future" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/3%20Operation%20Tech_header%20image.jpg" alt="3 Operation-Transforming Technologies for FECs of the Future" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>What do we mean when we say "<span style="font-weight: bold;">FEC of the Future</span>?"&nbsp;</p> <p>A family entertainment center of the future has the following tech-driven qualities:</p> <ul> <li>A revolutionized consumer journey</li> <li>A redefined revenue landscape</li> <li>A wider demographic<br><br></li> </ul> <p>Embracing emerging technology is necessary to achieve these. But before you can reshape the way your guests engage with your business and create tech-based revenue streams, you need to transform your operations and bring them to the next level.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/3-operation-transforming-technologies-for-the-fec-of-the-future" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/3%20Operation%20Tech_header%20image.jpg" alt="3 Operation-Transforming Technologies for FECs of the Future" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>What do we mean when we say "<span style="font-weight: bold;">FEC of the Future</span>?"&nbsp;</p> <p>A family entertainment center of the future has the following tech-driven qualities:</p> <ul> <li>A revolutionized consumer journey</li> <li>A redefined revenue landscape</li> <li>A wider demographic<br><br></li> </ul> <p>Embracing emerging technology is necessary to achieve these. But before you can reshape the way your guests engage with your business and create tech-based revenue streams, you need to transform your operations and bring them to the next level.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=519645&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.embedcard.com%2Fresources%2Fblog%2F3-operation-transforming-technologies-for-the-fec-of-the-future&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.embedcard.com%252Fresources%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Blog How to Attractions Arcades Family Entertainment Centre Laser Tag Bowling Centre Skate Rinks NASA EMEA APAC Fri, 18 Mar 2022 11:25:51 GMT https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/3-operation-transforming-technologies-for-the-fec-of-the-future 2022-03-18T11:25:51Z The Embed Team 5 Technologies to Redefine the Consumer Journey for the FEC of the Future https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/5-technologies-to-redefine-the-consumer-journey-for-the-fec-of-the-future <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/5-technologies-to-redefine-the-consumer-journey-for-the-fec-of-the-future" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/5%20Techologies_header%20image.jpg" alt="5 Technologies to Redefine the Consumer Journey for the FEC of the Future" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>The future is digital – even for brick-and-mortar businesses in the entertainment and amusement industry. It’s smart, automated, and high-tech.</p> <p>Today, we are getting first-hand experience on the benefits of rising technology. Light bulbs, refrigerators, security cameras – you name it – almost everything can now be controlled easily from a mobile phone. Since this is the case, consumers demand the same level of quality, convenience, and interactions from family entertainment centers.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/5-technologies-to-redefine-the-consumer-journey-for-the-fec-of-the-future" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/5%20Techologies_header%20image.jpg" alt="5 Technologies to Redefine the Consumer Journey for the FEC of the Future" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>The future is digital – even for brick-and-mortar businesses in the entertainment and amusement industry. It’s smart, automated, and high-tech.</p> <p>Today, we are getting first-hand experience on the benefits of rising technology. Light bulbs, refrigerators, security cameras – you name it – almost everything can now be controlled easily from a mobile phone. Since this is the case, consumers demand the same level of quality, convenience, and interactions from family entertainment centers.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=519645&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.embedcard.com%2Fresources%2Fblog%2F5-technologies-to-redefine-the-consumer-journey-for-the-fec-of-the-future&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.embedcard.com%252Fresources%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Blog How to Attractions Arcades Family Entertainment Centre Laser Tag Bowling Centre Skate Rinks NASA EMEA APAC Fri, 18 Mar 2022 11:22:23 GMT https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/5-technologies-to-redefine-the-consumer-journey-for-the-fec-of-the-future 2022-03-18T11:22:23Z The Embed Team Is Your Family Entertainment Center Ready for Smart Consumer Devices? https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/is-your-fec-ready-for-smart-consumer-devices <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/is-your-fec-ready-for-smart-consumer-devices" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/Smart%20Arcade.jpg" alt="Is Your Family Entertainment Center Ready for Smart Consumer Devices?" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Technology has shown a significant increase in consumer usage and demand as accelerated by the pandemic. Contactless and low-touch ways of payment and transactions saw a rise. Mastercard even reported a <a href="https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/29/mastercard-sees-40percent-jump-in-contactless-payments-due-to-coronavirus.html">40% jump on contactless payments</a> as users do due diligence to mitigate risks.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/is-your-fec-ready-for-smart-consumer-devices" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/Smart%20Arcade.jpg" alt="Is Your Family Entertainment Center Ready for Smart Consumer Devices?" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Technology has shown a significant increase in consumer usage and demand as accelerated by the pandemic. Contactless and low-touch ways of payment and transactions saw a rise. Mastercard even reported a <a href="https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/29/mastercard-sees-40percent-jump-in-contactless-payments-due-to-coronavirus.html">40% jump on contactless payments</a> as users do due diligence to mitigate risks.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=519645&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.embedcard.com%2Fresources%2Fblog%2Fis-your-fec-ready-for-smart-consumer-devices&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.embedcard.com%252Fresources%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Blog How to Attractions Arcades Family Entertainment Centre Laser Tag Bowling Centre Skate Rinks NASA EMEA APAC Fri, 18 Mar 2022 11:19:04 GMT https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/is-your-fec-ready-for-smart-consumer-devices 2022-03-18T11:19:04Z The Embed Team 8 Family Entertainment Business Ideas https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/8-family-entertainment-business-ideas <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/8-family-entertainment-business-ideas" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/Press_Releases_PDF/planet_royale_barcadia.jpg" alt="8 Family Entertainment Business Ideas" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>To start a <strong>family entertainment center</strong> or <strong>family fun center</strong>, you should have a clear idea of the kind of business you want to have. Arriving at this decision means that you have already taken into consideration the market population, competition, real estate, drive times, demographics, and other factors at the location you are eyeing. You can check these in detail in our <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/how-to-start-a-family-entertainment-center-business">complete guide</a>.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/8-family-entertainment-business-ideas" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/Press_Releases_PDF/planet_royale_barcadia.jpg" alt="8 Family Entertainment Business Ideas" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>To start a <strong>family entertainment center</strong> or <strong>family fun center</strong>, you should have a clear idea of the kind of business you want to have. Arriving at this decision means that you have already taken into consideration the market population, competition, real estate, drive times, demographics, and other factors at the location you are eyeing. You can check these in detail in our <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/how-to-start-a-family-entertainment-center-business">complete guide</a>.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=519645&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.embedcard.com%2Fresources%2Fblog%2F8-family-entertainment-business-ideas&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.embedcard.com%252Fresources%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Blog How to Attractions Arcades Family Entertainment Centre Laser Tag Bowling Centre Skate Rinks NASA EMEA APAC Tue, 22 Feb 2022 10:39:25 GMT cha.colores@embedcard.com (Cha Colores) https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/8-family-entertainment-business-ideas 2022-02-22T10:39:25Z 5 Family Entertainment Center Interior Inspirations https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/5-family-entertainment-center-interior-inspirations <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/5-family-entertainment-center-interior-inspirations" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/Gamestate.jpg" alt="5 Family Entertainment Center Interior Inspirations" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>As someone who wants to start a family entertainment center, focusing on the guest experience is your main objective. To achieve this, you must ensure that everything is seamless for your customers – from the moment they step into your venue up until it’s time for them to leave. An integral part of this is an immersive experience outside your arcade game room and attractions – the interiors.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/5-family-entertainment-center-interior-inspirations" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/Gamestate.jpg" alt="5 Family Entertainment Center Interior Inspirations" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>As someone who wants to start a family entertainment center, focusing on the guest experience is your main objective. To achieve this, you must ensure that everything is seamless for your customers – from the moment they step into your venue up until it’s time for them to leave. An integral part of this is an immersive experience outside your arcade game room and attractions – the interiors.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=519645&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.embedcard.com%2Fresources%2Fblog%2F5-family-entertainment-center-interior-inspirations&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.embedcard.com%252Fresources%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Blog How to Attractions Arcades Family Entertainment Centre Laser Tag Bowling Centre Skate Rinks NASA EMEA APAC Tue, 22 Feb 2022 10:39:04 GMT cha.colores@embedcard.com (Cha Colores) https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/5-family-entertainment-center-interior-inspirations 2022-02-22T10:39:04Z How to Choose the Right Location for Your FEC https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/how-to-choose-the-right-location-for-your-fec <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/how-to-choose-the-right-location-for-your-fec" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/How%20to%20Choose%20the%20Right%20Location%20for%20Your%20FEC%201.jpeg" alt="How to Choose the Right Location for Your FEC" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Your family entertainment business idea’s feasibility and success are riding on several factors. High on that list is the <strong>location</strong>. Where you put up the FEC will determine whether your venue could turn into revenue.</p> <p>You have two options in terms of location – you are going to either lease space or buy real estate.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/how-to-choose-the-right-location-for-your-fec" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.embedcard.com/hubfs/How%20to%20Choose%20the%20Right%20Location%20for%20Your%20FEC%201.jpeg" alt="How to Choose the Right Location for Your FEC" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Your family entertainment business idea’s feasibility and success are riding on several factors. High on that list is the <strong>location</strong>. Where you put up the FEC will determine whether your venue could turn into revenue.</p> <p>You have two options in terms of location – you are going to either lease space or buy real estate.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=519645&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.embedcard.com%2Fresources%2Fblog%2Fhow-to-choose-the-right-location-for-your-fec&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.embedcard.com%252Fresources%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Blog How to Attractions Arcades Family Entertainment Centre Laser Tag Bowling Centre Skate Rinks NASA EMEA APAC Tue, 22 Feb 2022 10:38:36 GMT cha.colores@embedcard.com (Cha Colores) https://www.embedcard.com/resources/blog/how-to-choose-the-right-location-for-your-fec 2022-02-22T10:38:36Z