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NDA And VNEA Host League SMART 2014 In St. Louis: July 10-12

Posted On: 2/25/2014

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TAGS: League SMART 2014, soft-tip electronic darts, dart league, AMOA-National Dart Association, Valley National 8-Ball League Association, coin machine educational conference, Innovation for the Future of Coin-Op

INDIANAPOLIS -- The AMOA-National Dart Association and Valley National 8-Ball League Association will once again partner to host the biennial coin-op educational conference League SMART. The conference will be held July 10-12 in St. Louis with the theme "Innovation for the Future of Coin-Op."

The two-day event is expected to attract coin-operated vending companies and league coordinators from around the world. Central to this year's program are such topics as developing leagues, player relations and developing business through social media and sponsorships.

Registration is free to NDA and VNEA members. Click here to register.

Hosting League SMART 2014 is the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark. Cost per room is $110 a night, and it must be reserved by June 8 to receive the special group discount. Tickets for the St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates game are also available for $35 each and must be reserved at the same time as registration. A limited number of tickets are available.

Participants will have the opportunity to meet industry leaders and manufacturers in both darts and pool, ask questions and receive advice and recommendations.

The NDA is an international trade association of coin-operated vending companies representing approximately 250 members and 48,000 players worldwide. The NDA was formed by and for coin machine operators to promote the sport of electronic darting exclusively on operator-owned equipment. The Association offers a variety of programs, materials and supplies to support its members in increasing the profitability of their dart operations. The NDA and Team Dart is sponsored by the Amusement and Music Operators Association (AMOA), Arachnid, Inc., Cyberdine d.o.o., Gaelco Darts S.L., NSM-Löwen Entertainment and Shelti.

The Valley National 8-Ball League Association (VNEA) is an association of coin machine operators, manufacturer/suppliers and pool players, working together to provide increased interest in the game of pool. The mission of the association is to encourage pool players to form leagues and play in weekly competition on pool tables owned by the operator members. The Association's goals and objectives include greater volume and increased profit for the operators and the locations they serve, more fun for the players and a more stable industry for both the manufacturer/suppliers and operators.