Foundations Entertainment University 2.0 adds 12 new topics for July 14-16 Chicago seminar program

Here's what attendees at the last Foundations Entertainment University held in January had to say about the location-based entertainment and FEC seminar program:

“It is suicide to open a FEC without attending FEU.”
- Manny Morales, Caguas, Puerto Rico

“I could attend Foundations every year and learn things that will take my business to the next level. Do yourself a favor and bring your leading staff to this event.”
- Bradley Alt, Equinox Laser Tag, El Cajon, CA

“Foundations University is a fantastic organization for both start ups and existing businesses. Full of information and “make sense” ideas and concepts. I am so glad I attended and recommend any entrepreneur to do the same.”
- Stass Panagakos, North York Ontario Canada

“Randy White is right on his feasibility studies and trends. Frank Seninsky is correct on accounting systems and preventing employee theft.”
- Sam Kelsall, Mother Nature's Farm, Gilbert, AZ

Based on demand from past attendees, Foundations Entertainment University has been extended from 2.5 to three days and for the upcoming Chicago program, 12 new topics have been added in optional breakout sessions.

  1. Small children's entertainment/edutainment centers for less than $1.0M
  2. Trampoline centers- growing the revenue
  3. How to put together a $1.0M revenue FEC with less than $1.0 budget.
  4. Staff recruiting, training and hiring
  5. Magical birthday parties
  6. Virtual, augmented & mixed reality and multi-D small theaters
  7. Website and social media marketing
  8. Raising private capital from family & friends
  9. Accepting payments in the 21st Century: E-payments, mobile payments and smart cards
  10. Getting the most out of small space and sites - selection & placement of attractions for maximum revenue
  11. Finding and negotiating the lease or purchase of real estate
  12. Thinking outside the box - multi-tasking space and attractions to maximize revenues

On top of all this, Foundations attendees will be get a in-depth presentation and behind the scenes tour of the newly opened, acclaimed and cutting-edge restaurant-anchored Level 257 entertainment center developed by Bandai Namco, the Japanese game company that owns Pac-Mac.

Foundations Entertainment University attendees will get a behind the scenes tour of the new Level 257 entertainment center located in Woodfield Mall in Chicago

That will be followed by presentations and behind the scene tours of attendee's choice at of either Adventure Realm, where the virtual and real worlds collide or Sugar Grove Family Fun Center, an outdoor go-kart, miniature golf center and bumper boat FEC.

The July 14-16 Foundations Entertainment University is a not-to-be-missed educational program for anyone opening, renovating or just wanting to get sharper about operating a family entertainment (FEC), bowling, laser tag, children's entertainment or other type of location-based entertainment or eatertainment center. Now in its 12th year, it has become the platinum standard for industry education.

Don't procrastinate and miss out. Attendance is limited to 40 attendees. The Chicago program is expected to be a sellout. Register today.