World's longest running seminar program coming to Chicago July 14-16

That's right, Foundations Entertainment University is the world's longest running educational seminar program for the location-based and family entertainment center industry. Now in its 13th year, attendees have traveled from 25 different countries in the world to attend this acclaimed seminar program for start-ups, expansions or to just sharpen management skills.

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

Foundations attendees will also get an 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, 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, trampoline, children's entertainment or other type of location-based entertainment or eatertainment center. Two international attendees from Australia and Canada have already registered to attend this 36th Foundations.

Don't procrastinate and miss out. The guaranteed room availability and reduced seminar rate at the hosting hotel that includes breakfast expires June 22nd. Attendance is limited to 40 attendees. The Chicago program is expected to be a sellout. Register today.