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CenterEdge Client Spotlight: Elevated Sportz

Posted by Sherry Howell on Feb 16, 2016 11:00:00 AM

At CenterEdge, we know that we wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for our clients.  The partnership that we have with each client is so important to us.  In addition to our daily efforts in improving our software and our service, we wanted to show our appreciation for our clients by spotlighting them from time to time.  With that said, we are proud to introduce Elevated Sportz, our first client spotlight. 

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Topics: groups, birthday, Client Spotlight, Client Success

Three Quick Wins to Boost Birthday Party Traffic

Posted by Sherry Howell on Jan 26, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Birthday Season is upon us!  For a lot of our clients the new year means lots of parents searching around town frantically trying to find a location for their child’s birthday party.  It’s the only time their little darling gets to be 7, or 10, or 16 and they want to get it right.  Does your facility have a birthday experience that will make a child’s birthday one they’ll be talking about for years to come?

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Topics: birthday, CenterEdge, Client Success

Sherry Howell joins CenterEdge to head new Client Success initiative

Posted by Merrik Keller on Jan 11, 2016 10:36:36 AM

Roxboro, NC – January 2016 – CenterEdge Software, a leading provider of Point of Sale, Reservation, Ticketing and Access Control Systems for entertainment and recreation facilities, has announced the appointment of Sherry Howell as the company’s Director of Client Success.  Sherry will lead the newly formed department which is aimed at enhancing the product experience for CenterEdge users worldwide.  “The Client Success initiative is about incorporating the latest training techniques, establishing new lines of communication, and providing value-added content and tools targeted at improving the day to day business of CenterEdge clients,” notes company COO Marcus Mayer.  Prior to joining CenterEdge, Sherry served as the Director of Training and Operations for TrainerTainment, a training services company focused on the family entertainment industry.  Sherry can be reached at   

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Topics: FEC, groups, birthday, CenterEdge, point of sale, trampoline parks, ticketing, training, Client Success

CenterEdge introduces new cloud-based platform dubbed STAGE

Posted by Merrik Keller on Oct 13, 2015 9:27:00 AM

CenterEdge Software, a leading provider of Point of Sale, Online Sales & Reservations, and Ticketing Systems for entertainment and recreation facilities, has announced the launch of STAGE, the company’s new cloud-based reporting and management console.  An extension of CenterEdge’s Advantage Point of Sale and Group Reservation System, STAGE delivers key dashboard metrics driven by customizable report options and filters.  Critical sales and per cap data is available on a location by location basis while consolidated views allow easy performance comparison across both date and location ranges.  In addition, STAGE serves as the platform for CenterEdge’s new enterprise-level party reservation system.  Operators with multiple locations and those with off-site booking personnel can benefit greatly from the flexibility, uniformity, and upselling opportunities realized from the centralized management of party & group events. 

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Topics: online sales & bookings, birthday, CenterEdge, managing your business, Reporting, Cloud

CenterEdge and Embed announce 75th joint installation

Posted by Merrik Keller on Aug 17, 2015 8:30:58 AM

EMBED, a leading provider of Revenue Management Systems for the amusement and family entertainment industry, and CenterEdge Software, a leading provider of Point of Sale, Online Sales & Reservations, and Ticketing Systems for entertainment and recreation facilities, announce that they have completed their 75th joint installation at Brickopolis Entertainment in Oklahoma City, OK. The operation will utilize the Embed system for the cashless, ticketless operation of games and attractions, and the CenterEdge System for admission sales, concession and retail sales, redemption management, party and group bookings, labor management, and online sales and reservations.

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Topics: debit card systems, Embed, FEC, arcade, redemption, online sales & bookings, birthday, CenterEdge, point of sale, managing your business

Rockin’ Jump trampoline parks expanding national footprint, rolls out CenterEdge

Posted by Merrik Keller on Mar 24, 2015 10:50:11 AM

CenterEdge Software, a leading provider of Point of Sale, Reservation, and Ticketing Systems for trampoline parks and entertainment venues, has been selected by Rockin’ Jump, a national operator of indoor trampoline parks, as the new solutions provider for both their corporate and franchise store network.  Rockin’ Jump currently uses CenterEdge in all 11 operating locations and has more than 19 new sites in development.  The CenterEdge System manages all areas of the trampoline park operation including Jump Time Sales, Party & Group Events, Concession Sales, Liability Waiver Management and Online Sales and Reservations.  “Rockin’ Jump is a first-class operation with a strong commitment to their brand and franchisees,” notes Merrik Keller, Director of Business Development for CenterEdge.  “We are proud to have been selected and are confident that CenterEdge can support Rockin’ Jump’s explosive growth.” 

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Topics: groups, online sales & bookings, birthday, point of sale, waivers, capacity, trampoline parks, customer loyalty, Announcement

4 Ways FEC Software Takes The Hassle Out Of Party Scheduling

Posted by Grey Burnett on Apr 17, 2014 11:00:00 AM

You’ve built your family entertainment center, complete with numerous activities that will be “fun for the entire family.” You’ve hired cashiers, bought the cash registers. The doors open and in come the crowds. Cash and credit card transactions are moving at a rapid pace. Everything is going well, until a family comes in for the party that they scheduled but you can’t find it flipping through pages of your schedule book. You scramble to accomodate the party but they can tell that you're not prepared.

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Topics: FEC, groups, online sales & bookings, birthday

Introducing The Top 5 Myths About Online Party Booking Software

Posted by Grey Burnett on Aug 22, 2012 11:27:00 PM

Over the last few years, adding online party bookings to your birthday party center software has gone from being an exciting high-tech luxury to a business necessity. You've been considering entering this new world for a while, but there are too many doubts and uncertainties.

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Topics: online sales & bookings, birthday

5 Things To Look For In Online Party Booking Software

Posted by Grey Burnett on Aug 9, 2012 12:30:00 PM

Shopping for any software to manage your business can be stressful but choosing online party booking software can be especially difficult. Your customer is the one using this software, so if you have a problem, it isn't just frustrating, it looks unprofessional. So how can you avoid problems and find the perfect solution for your business? Here are 5 questions to ask when you talk to software companies about online party booking software.

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Topics: FEC, online sales & bookings, birthday, parks, skating

Improve Your FEC's Marketing Through "Targeting"

Posted by Grey Burnett on Jul 27, 2012 8:30:00 AM

We are all assaulted in our mailboxes and inboxes with an endless stream of advertisements and coupons, most of which are pretty easy to ignore. Some seem to jump out at us (those are frequently the coupons that we use) but what makes them different? It all hit me last weekend while I was driving 30 minutes out of my way to use a coupon that my wife and I had received in the mail. This coupon stood out from the pack because it seemed like something special and exclusive, just for us.

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Topics: birthday, point of sale, customer loyalty, marketing

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