Face Place Marvel Adventure Lab Wins IAAPA 2019 Brass Ring Award

Posted On: 11/27/2019

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ORLANDO, FL -- Apple Industries was honored with a Brass Ring Award by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions at its 2019 Expo here. The award recognized Apple’s Face Place Marvel Adventure Lab photobooth in the Merchandising & Retail Products category.

IAAPA’s Brass Ring Awards commemorate the horizontal ring dispensers that were mounted horizontally alongside classic carousels; agile riders could lean out and snaffle one while going by. Most of the rings were iron, and might be redeemed for a free ride; a few were brass, and were worth a prize. The term “brass ring” now is synonymous with spectacular achievement.

“The IAAPA Brass Ring Awards honor this tradition by celebrating achievements of excellence throughout the global attractions industry,” the association explained. “The IAAPA Brass Ring Awards are considered one of the global attractions industry’s most prestigious honors.”

The Apple Face Place Marvel Adventure Lab invites patrons to become part of a customized comic book, starring alongside Marvel Comics superheroes. The photobooth’s image processing software transforms the customer’s picture into comic book art, either a cover or a story page, so he or she becomes a character in a personalized printed document alongside a myriad of licensed Marvel Comics Super Heroes including Spider-Man, Black Panther, Captain America, Guardians of The Galaxy, The Avengers, Iron Man, Groot, Venom Maximum, Thor and Captain Marvel. In addition to receiving the print, the patron can post the comic book image to social media sites and e-mail it to friends and admirers.

The Marvel Adventure Lab, which also was well-received at this year’s IAAPA Expo Europe, is periodically updated with new artwork. The manufacturer points out that it encourages repeat sales, and can offer an attractive new revenue stream from the photobooth.

Apple Industries manufactures a wide range of photobooths and accessories. It maintains an informative website at https://faceplacephoto.com.

ADVENTURE: Showgoer strikes an appropriately heroic pose in Apple Industries' Face Place Marvel Adventure Labs photobooth at the 2019 International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions Expo. The photobooth transforms his picture into comic book art, which can be inserted into the cover scene or a story page of a comic book alongside licensed Marvel superheroes. Marvel Adventure Lab won a coveted IAAPA Brass Ring award at the Expo.