Upcoming Trade Shows, Spotlights & Seminars

Bowl Expo

June 26, 2022 – June 30, 2022

Bowl Expo is the bowling industry’s premier annual convention and trade show for bowling center owners/operators, senior management, and employees, which features exhibits with a wide array of products & services.

Location: Westgate Resort & Casino & Las Vegas Convention Center N3 & N4-Las Vegas, Nevada

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Trainertainment – Birthday Webinar

July 7, 2022

Growing your business is a real challenge these days. Trainertainment is providing solutions to help you grow in incredible ways. Learn valuable skills that you can start applying right away. Tackle relevant issues you encounter frequently at your family entertainment center. From creating strong core values to turning birthday party guests into repeat customers, FEC experts are here for your team.

Location: Online.

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Foundations Entertainment University – Chicago

July 12, 2022 – July 13, 2022

No Seminar Program has Resulted in More Successful Entertainment Projects

Foundations Entertainment University is a comprehensive 2-day educational seminar program covering all aspects of market & financial feasibility, planning, design, financing, development, marketing and managing a location-based entertainment business for long-term success.

Project types covered include family entertainment centers (FECs), bowling, laser tag, children’s entertainment and edutainment, play cafes, entertainment, hybrid cinemas, trampoline parks, roller skating centers, small amusement parks and many others.

Contact Betson Sales ([email protected]) to receive a spot in the seminar.

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OIGA Conference and Trade Show

August 9, 2022 – August 11, 2022

The 2022 OIGA Conference and Trade Show, otherwise known as ‘the biggest little show in Indian Gaming,’ will be held in Tulsa, OK August 9-11, and will draw nearly 3,000 vendors, visitors and guest speakers to downtown Tulsa to celebrate and advance the gaming industry. If you have never attended the OIGA Trade Show, you are in for a treat! It is a lively, fun, informative, high-energy assembly of some of the biggest names in the gaming and hospitality industries.

Location: Cox Business Convention Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma


Southern Amusement & Entertainment Expo

August 24, 2022 – August 25, 2022

The Georgia Amusement & Music Operators Association (GAMOA) is a dynamic organization that has worked diligently since 1982 to improve the business atmosphere for the coin-operated amusement industry in Georgia. GAMOA works with local and state government officials for the purpose of educating them on the benefits of the coin-operated amusement industry in Georgia, and has found it necessary to educate officials in many of the municipal and county ordinances which either outright prohibited or severely restricted the operation of coin-operated amusement games.

Location: Gas South Convention Center, Duluth, GA

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11th Annual Northwest Amusement Showcase

October 1, 2022

Check out some of the latest and greatest arcade games in the industry! Free for industry friends & family.

Location: Holiday Inn Portland – Columbia Riverfront
909 N Hayden Island Dr
Portland, OR 97217

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Betson Technical University

November 14, 2022 – November 15, 2022

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Orlando at SeaWorld
10100 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32821

Our skilled, experienced in-house technicians conduct the training, sharing their knowledge, experience, and best practices. These two-day courses provide extensive family entertainment center training for all position levels. Whether you are an Owner or GM with years of experience or brand new to the industry, everyone takes something away from our two-day courses.

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IAAPA Expo 2022

November 15, 2022 – November 18, 2022

The Global Attractions Industry’s Premier Event.

IAAPA Expo is the largest trade show for the attractions industry. General managers, owners, and CEOs of theme parks, amusement parks, zoos, aquariums, and water parks travel to the show to buy rides, connect with attractions industry experts, and more.

Location: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL