Frank Seninsky is president of the Alpha-Omega Group of companies, which includes a consulting agency, Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM), two nationwide revenue sharing equipment suppliers, Alpha-Omega Amusements, Inc. and Alpha-BET Entertainment, and Alpha-Omega Sales, a full line game & related equipment distributor. All are headquartered in East Brunswick, New Jersey. During his 44 years in the leisure entertainment industry, Seninsky has presented nearly 400 seminars and penned more than 1500 articles. He has served as President of the Amusement and Music Operators Association (AMOA) from 1990-2000 (on the Board of Directors for 22 years) and as the President of the International Association for the Leisure & Entertainment Industry (IALEI) from 2005-2006 (Founding Member and on the Board of Directors for 11 years). His columns regularly appear in Tourist Attractions & Parks, RePlay, Vending Times, and Bowling Center Management. Frank is co-regent for Foundations Entertainment University, which presents multiple-day sessions in the US and in growing markets including Russia, Ukraine, Dubai, UK, and potentially Asia, India, and Africa as well. His world famous ‘The Redemption & FEC Report’ e-newsletter goes out to more than 42,000 readers worldwide. Alpha-Omega Sales is the exclusive US Distributor for all Comfyland Edutainment Center products and the new exclusive distributor for GameALERT. Frank was just appointed to the Advisory Board of the National Association of Family Entertainment Centers.
Amusement Entertainment Management
Jerry Merola is a Managing Partner of Amusement Entertainment Management, LCC and CFO of Alpha-Omega Amusements. Jerry has focused much of his efforts on analyzing and enhancing the performance of developers, manufacturers, and facility owners worldwide. Jerry is Chair of the IALEI Finance Council. He has developed feasibility studies, marketing plans, operations manuals, and funding programs for some of the most notable names in the entertainment industry and performed business audits in almost all markets and sectors.
Entertainment Concept, Inc.
Peter Olesen is a licensed professional engineer in Illinois and Wisconsin and owner of Entertainment Concept, Inc, a consulting engineering firm offering a wide range of study and design services to the family entertainment industry. Peter has been actively involved in the design of successful FEC’s since its formation in 1984. Peter has more than 34 years of experience in the study and design of family entertainment facilities spanning small stand-alone FEC’s through major theme parks, with services spanning concept development, feasibility studies, site selection, master plans, final design and construction engineering. He has directed the development of more than 550 FEC oriented projects, including stand alone indoor and outdoor go-karts tracks, miniature golf courses, golf driving ranges and complete indoor and outdoor FEC’s. These projects span 45 states, Angola, Brunei, Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan), Cuba (Guantanamo Bay), Kazakhstan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam. Through the years, his designs have created many new improvements in both entertainment value and safety for many attractions. Visit his website at www.fecdesigners.com for more information. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frank W. Price
I’m Frank Price of FL Price and I love to inspire people by getting them from point A to point B. Whether it’s you, your employee’s or guests, and especially the kids, it allows me to make a difference and create a win for everyone. I’ll challenge you to create and deliver your business in a more unique, emotionally connected and meaningful way. My company specializes in building your perfect team, that will make your people, an attraction, I design and customize key revenue processes, including birthday parties, adult group events and guest experience systems. Many of you may know me as the founder of Birthday University. BU teaches the business of remarkable and profitable birthday parties and has toured internationally for the past sixteen years. Teaching, training, coaching and making a difference give me great satisfaction. Thank you for allowing me to do, what I love.”
Frank is the president of FL Price – a consulting and training firm for the family entertainment and leisure industries. Frank Price personally challenges new starts; modernizations and current owners with over 25 years’ experience, to deliver high level, quality experiences. He specializes in providing the tools to build the perfect staff, including placement by personality temperament type and the training systems that make your people… an attraction. Frank designs and customizes key revenue center processes, including birthday parties and group events, as well as the development of a customer service to guest experience culture. He develops the systems and processes that mold your business beyond the design and build phase, by redefining the way you do business. Frank’s consulting career has given him the opportunity for developing systems and training with high profile companies such as Funhaven, Kokomo Joes, Sky Zone Franchise LLC, off the wall, The Zone, Ultra Start Entertainment, Make Believe, Time Zone , MagiQuest, The Wow Factory, Mr. Gatti’s, Sahara Sam’s Indoor Water park, Paradise park, The Big Trill Factory, Ashville’s Fun Depot, The Amazing Pizza Machine, Lasertag Extreme and Fort Frenzy. Frank founded Birthday University in 2000 to answer the need to produce high quality, profitable commercial birthday parties. Birthday University continues to tour in its 16th successful year, teaching businesses like Disney, Hershey Park and Bam, Hollywood Park, Andretti Thrill Park, San Diego Ice Rink, Roseville Skate Town, The Ontario Science Center, The Florida Aquarium, Hero’s and thousands of other family entertainment enterprises, the business of remarkable and profitable birthday parties. Frank instructs at Foundations Entertainment University and various industry conventions including IAAPA, IATP, Laser Tag (traditional and tactical), Bowl Expo, National Association of Farmers Agratainment, Ice and Gymnastic conventions, Roller Skating, and World Waterpark Shows. Frank’s seminars are well attended and consistently receive some of the highest attendee feedback. Frank can be reached at www.fl-price.com or (919) 387-1966.
Douglas W. Wilkerson
Doug Wilkerson has spent over 20 years of his life in the FEC and amuse-ment industry designing entertainment venues and immersive environ-ments all over the world. Wilkerson started his career designing restaurant interiors before eventually graduating to full scale entertainment and amusement design. With over a 100 FEC and entertainment center designs under his belt, Wilkerson is nationally recognized as one of the preeminent planners of entertainment venues and is often called on to reinvent existing industries by creatively blending immersive environments around new ex-periential profit centers. He is a partner in DYNAMIC DESIGNS & ASSOCI-ATES, (a full service architectural firm specializing in entertainment design) as well as STUDIO41b (a scenic design and attraction fabrication company near Orlando, FL). His portfolio includes a variety of projects with some of the most prominent companies in the World including the likes of Wilder-ness Resorts, Legoland, Cabelas, Namco (PACMAN), Rainforest Cafe, Vialand Theme Park, Emagine Theaters, Main Event Entertainment, Cinema World, Landry’s, and Orange Counter Choppers to name a few.