Issue Date: Vol. 53, No. 6, June 2013, Posted On: 6/11/2013
Best In Their Trade Shows: Astrosystems And AAMA
TAGS: Astrosys International Ltd., Astrosystems, Microcoin, Amusement Expo Best Booth Award, Robert Bird, John Schultz, American Amusement Machine Association, roller skating trade show, Tina Schwartz
EXHIBIT KUDOS: Robert Bird (left), Astrosys International Ltd., accepts Amusement Expo's Best Booth Award from AAMA executive vice-president John Schultz at presentation ceremony during the annual Las Vegas trade show. Also known as Astrosystems, the company is an international developer, manufacturer and marketer of coin and note validators, including the Microcoin and Global Bill Acceptor lines. Making its AE debut was the ST1-C (for Compact), which simplifies installation in U.S. equipment with traditional coin doors and features a completely illuminated bill entry. Astrosystems' U.S. office is in Las Vegas.
HIGH ROLLERS: The American Amusement Machine Association was a big hit at May's RSA (roller skating) trade show in Reno. Pictured, from left, are AAMA's Tina Schwartz; Erika Wymer, Jumpin' Jupiter Skate Center, who won AAMA's $500 drawing; Geno Giuntoli, Team Play; Anna Heck, Bay Tek Games; Lisa Chapman, Family Fun Cos.; and Randy Cesco, Venco Business Solutions. The AAMA pavilion won the show's Best Booth Award. This was the 76th annual show sponsored by the Roller Skating Association (rollerskating.com). It was held in conjunction with Laser Tag 2013 (lasertagoperatorsunite.com).