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Webinar: How Digital is Disrupting the Entertainment Landscape

Myself, Kevin Williams of KWP,  and Kevin Bachus, Senior VP of Entertainment and Game Strategy at Dave & Busters, will be presenting an IAAPA webinar, How Digital is Disrupting the Entertainment Landscape, at 1pm EDT this Wednesday, September 23rd. Although the webinar is normally open to only IAAPA members, we have made special arrangements for our Leisure eNewsletter and my blog readers to also be able to join in. You can sign up to join the webinar at:

If you are not an IAAPA member, then when it asks for your membership number, insert: 923, the special access code for our readers.

Kevin and me will be two of the presenters at the upcoming October 13-15 Foundations Entertainment University in Dallas, Texas. The information we will present in the webinar is only a small part of the 3-days of information that is presented at Foundations by us and other industry experts. There is still time to register to attend this platinum standard of education in the community-based entertainment and leisure industry that is now in its 13th year. To learn more and register, click here.

About Randy White

Randy White is CEO and co-founder of the White Hutchinson Leisure & Learning Group. The 31-year-old company, with offices in Kansas City, Missouri, has worked for over 600 clients in 37 countries throughout the world. Projects the company has designed and produced have won seventeen 1st place awards. Randy is considered to be one of the world's foremost authorities on feasibility, brand development, design and production of leisure experience destinations including entertainment, eatertainment, edutainment, agritainment/agritourism, play and leisure facilities.

Randy was featured on the Food Network's Unwrapped television show as an eatertainment expert, quoted as an entertainment/edutainment center expert in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Times and Time magazine and received recognition for family-friendly designs by Pizza Today magazine. One of the company's projects was featured as an example of an edutainment project in the book The Experience Economy. Numerous national newspapers have interviewed him as an expert on shopping center and mall entertainment and retail-tainment.

Randy is a graduate of New York University. Prior to repositioning the company in 1989 to work exclusively in the leisure and learning industry, White Hutchinson was active in the retail/commercial real estate industry as a real estate consultancy specializing in workouts/turnarounds of commercial projects. In the late 1960s to early 1980s, Randy managed a diversified real estate development company that developed, owned and managed over 2.0 million square feet of shopping centers and mixed-use projects and 2,000 acres of residential subdivisions. Randy has held the designations of CSM (Certified Shopping Center Manager) and Certified Retail Property Executive (CRX) from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

He has authored over 150 articles that have been published in over 40 leading entertainment/leisure and early childhood education industry magazines and journals and has been a featured speaker and keynoter at over 40 different conventions and trade groups.

Randy is the editor of his company's Leisure eNewsletter, has a blog and posts on Twitter and Linkedin.

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