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Issue Date: Vol. 54, No. 1, January 2014, Posted On: 1/9/2014

Redemption Plus Inaugurates Rtown Academy, Free Webinars; Three Wise Men Lead Off Jan. 15

Nick Montano
TAGS: Redemption Plus, amusement business webinars, The Three Wise Men Discuss Hot Topics in FEC Operations, family entertainment centers, Rtown Academy, Rick Iceberg, Ben Jones, George Smith, George McAuliffe, prizes, novelty plush, crane and merchandiser kits

LENEXA, KS -- Redemption Plus plans to get its expanded online education program off to a fast start with a free webinar titled "The Three Wise Men Discuss Hot Topics in FEC Operations." It's set for Wednesday, Jan. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Central Standard Time.

The new Redemption Plus initiative, called Rtown Academy, updates the company's Redemption University program. The leadoff webinar is a panel discussion among Rick Iceberg, C.J. Barrymore's (Clinton, MO); Ben Jones, Live Oak Bank's family entertainment expert; and George Smith of Family Entertainment Group (Barrington, IL). Redemption Plus's George McAuliffe, an FEC industry veteran with 25 years' experience who founded Pinnacle Entertainment Group, will moderate.

The "wise men" will offer a case study of C.J. Barrymore's expansion, an exploration of means to finance expansion and the purchase of games and attractions, and an exchange of views on the best games to buy today, in the light of the recent IAAPA Attractions Expo. Registration for the informative webinar is available online at gotomeeting.com/register/154492354.

Redemption Plus reports that its Rtown Academy will offer ongoing insights into common challenges and opportunities for bowling centers, FECs, amusement parks, and other segments of the industry. It will also feature a forum to trade ideas and make valuable connections, all at no cost to its users.

What's next:

» Feb. 13 @ 11 CST, Your Essential Guide to Hosting Profitable Parties featuring Beth Standlee of TrainerTainment | gotomeeting.com/register/831181354

» Feb. 27 @ 11 CST, Top Toy Trends of 2014 | gotomeeting.com/register/221521586

» March 20 @ 12 CST, Technical Issues in the Redemption Game Room gotomeeting.com/register/144789954

Redemption Plus is a supplier of prizes, novelty plush, crane and merchandiser kits, as well as party goods. A wholesale importer and distributor with 15 years of industry experience, the company also provides management expertise to help its operator customers attract and entertain guests while maximizing profitability.

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