Foundations University Expands Content, Adds Additional Speaker and Attracts Global Audience

Foundations Entertainment University will be held July 17-19, 2012 at Holiday Inn Elk Grove Village Hotel, Elk Grove Village, IL.
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June 19, 2012 - PRLog -- East Brunswick, NJ – Foundations Entertainment University, now in its ninth year, is a comprehensive, 2 ½ day educational workshop covering all aspects of market & financial feasibility, planning, design, financing, development, marketing and managing a location-based entertainment business for long term success. The class provides a complete blueprint for anyone developing and opening a new center or significantly expanding or renovating an existing location-based entertainment facility.

This year, Kevin Williams of KWP Ltd., a 27-year location-based entertainment veteran with an extensive background in the development and sales of the latest amusement and attraction applications – specializing in the digital out-of-home entertainment (DOE) sector, has been added to the line-up of top industry consultants presenting at Foundations. The UK born specialist will provide a new session on ‘Trends and Technology for FECs’ that includes Social Network and Promotion, Constantly Connected Hardware, Smart Apps, Next Generation Attractions, and more.

Williams joins, Randy White, CEO of White Hutchinson Leisure & Learning Group; Frank Seninsky, President/CEO of Alpha-Omega Amusements and Partner of Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM); Alan Fluke, President of AEA Consulting Group; Jerry Merola, CFO of Alpha-Omega Amusements and Managing Partner of Amusement Entertainment Management (AEM); and Peter F. Olesen, P.E., President of Entertainment Concepts, Inc., as they cover over 18 hours of instruction.

The 26th Foundations Entertainment University will be held July 17 – 19, 2012, in Chicago, Illinois and already includes registrants from as far away as Bogota, Colombia. This will be the 19th country represented since the class began; making Foundations a world leader in education.

Foundations Workshop Tuition Fee of $489 includes:

  -  2.5 full days of classroom instruction
  -  Lunch and dinner Tuesday and Wednesday (our special hotel rate includes breakfast coupon)
   - Tuesday late evening/night tour of Enchanted Castle and either Lucky Strike Lanes or Sugar Grove Family Fun Center
   - Comprehensive manuscript book and CD
   - Informal one-on-one consultations with instructors
   - Two or more people from same company, first per person at regular rate; 50% discount for each addition person.

Joining the Foundations class again is long time industry expert on the business of birthday parties, Frank Price. Frank is the president of F.L. Price and Associates and the founder of Birthday University (BU). Frank provides a ½ day program, Remarkable Parties & Group Events – Past, Present and Future, as a follow up to the Foundations program for only $59. Attend both programs for a total price of $499 (a $40 savings).

Foundations Entertainment University & Remarkable Parties & Groups will be held July 17-19, 2012 at Holiday Inn Elk Grove Village Hotel, (NW Chicago suburbs near Chicago O’Hare Airport), 1000 Busse Road, Elk Grove Village, IL.

For more information and to register, visit

Our final class for 2012 will be held September 18-20 in Kansas City, MO.
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