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Welcome! From Creative Works...

TAG360 is designed specifically for entrepreneurs, managers, owners and those looking to develop a first class attraction that will maximize their returns.

Two days of success focused topics… including the future of gaming, choosing the right site, understanding your target market, the importance of the design and why it will impact your return on investment, the hurdles you will jump through, and other valuable insights. Operational and marketing insights as well as social marketing will be highlighted to provide you with some great start-up advice.

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    Creative Works, Inc. is recognized as the largest laser tag arena builder in the world with over 15 years of experience. As a market innovator in the entertainment industry, we have developed some of the most profitable sites around the globe for our clients.

    As a company that values our clients, we provide ongoing education and training in the form of special events throughout the year. We enjoy helping those new to the business learn more about this attraction and how to maximize its impact to their bottom line.

    With a wealth of resources and knowledge gained from designing, building, and/or managing more than 500 attractions, we have found many ways for our clients to reduce expenses, elevate the experience, train their staff, market effectively and much more in this changing economic and competitive climate.

    We invite you to become part of our family of successful operators and learn more about who we are and how we can help at this informative LaserTAG360 EVENT.



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    Discover how to pinpoint real estate opportunities and identify those to walk away from as well as more effective ways to approach lenders with your business plan and financial needs.

    After you build it – will they come? We will teach you some of the time-tested methods to get people in your facility and how to create a lifelong customer.

    Avoiding the trappings of the budget arena – sacrificing your long terms sales for short terms savings can be costly.

    Visualizing your value – People make judgments first based on site. Setting the bar high will help maintain your edge to ward off competition and ensure the perceived value of yourdestination location can command a higher price.

    When to pull the plug in the start-up phase?

    Additionally, a hands-on approach with laser tag equipment and 4 themed laser tag arenas will be available for all attendees to experience in our 7,000 square foot showroom. Other attractions including our Cosmic black light miniature course, our Lazer Frenzy lazer maze, the AtomicRUSH - NextGEN Arcade, and our Game Patrol unit (mobile family fun center on wheels) will be on display and discussed as complimentary attractions for entertainment centers.

    Sponsors

    Zone     Laserforce     DeltaStrike

    PerkysPizza     Keystone     Embed    

    Brady     LaserBlast     Amusement Products

    PartyCenterSoftware     redemptionplus     Firestone Financial

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Featured Speakers

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Jeff Schilling

President of Creative Works

Design & Development

 
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Kim Schilling

VP of Operations

Event Coordinator

 
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Marsha Brentlinger

Sales Advisor

Laser Tag Fundamentals

 
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Carolyn Goettsch

Marketing Manager

Marketing & Social Media

 
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Ben Jones

Senior Lender at Live Oak Bank

Where to Get the Money

 
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Beth Standlee

President of TrainerTainment

Customer Service and more

 
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Scott Brown

Director of Business Development at WDD

Website Design & Development

 
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Event Schedule

  • DAY 1 TOPICS

    "Redesigning & Building Your Attraction"

      • Entrepreneurial self assessment

      • Site selection

      • Real estate negotiations

      • Site design

      • Business plan keys

      • Funding qualifications

      • Attraction mix

      • Future of gaming

      • Theme Factory tour

      • Showroom experience - 4 attractions in one

      • Laser tag equipment demonstrations

      • Networking and personal appointments

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    DAY 2 TOPICS

    "Marketing and Operating Your Attraction"

        • Staff hiring, training and cultivating   

        • Marketing methods and mediums

        • Food considerations

        • Social marketing insights

        • Operational guidelines

        • Guest management

        • Maintenance checklists

        • Forms to implement

        • Networking and personal appointments

        • and more…

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Event Registration

  • Registration begins May 13th at 8:00 AM.
    Each day will start promptly at 8:30 AM at the meeting room inside the hotel.
    Morning refreshments will be available.
    The event will conclude on May 14th at 6:00 PM but we encourage you to stay until Thursday morning for other networking opportunities.
    A valid driver's license or passport is required for admittance.
    Dressing in layers is recommended due to room temperature variations.
    No audio or video recording will be allowed.
    If the purpose of attending a 360 EVENT is to help you maintain or improve skills related to employment or business, expenses incurred by you related to this EVENT may be tax-deductible according to I.R.C. Reg. 1.162-5. Please consult your tax adviser.

     

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Event Discounts:

As part of this great event, over dollar icon5,000 in discounts will be provided at the end of Day 2 from multiple sponsors to help provide an extra boost to get you started on the pathway to success.

Event Prizes:

As a "Thank You" for attending, we have some great prizes that will be handed out during the event including gift cards, merchandise and more

Event Meals:

We want to take care of your needs and look forward to providing great education and wonderful meals. As part of your admittance to our event, we will be providing a hot lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday as well as snacks and beverages (coffee, water, tea and canned soda pop).

Additionally, on Tuesday night we will be taking the entire group out to a fine dining establishment for an evening of networking, food and drinks to end the day in a warm and relaxing environment. For those staying Wednesday evening, it's dinner on your own but we will be headed to one of our favorite family "pubs" (under 21 permitted) for additional networking, cheers, toasts and final farewells.

Event Investment:

To help defray some of the expenses to put this educational program on including the food and beverages supplied throughout the event not to mention all the freebies and discounts, we collect a small charge of dollar icon79. Look to our sponsors for a limited number of scholarships available to attend.

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    Indianapolis Int'l Airport (IND)
    7800 Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46241

    Hotel Information

    Hilton Garden Inn
    8910 Hatfield Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46231
    (317) 856-9100

    Call in for the discounted rate of dollar icon114/room/night.
    Mention "Creative Works and the 360 Event"
    (UNTIL 5/1/14 only)

    Complimentary airport shuttle service to the hotel (8 minutes away)

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