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What the FEC and Amusement Industry Can Do When They Stand Together

Posted by Sherry Howell on Jun 13, 2018 10:00:00 AM

When a beloved community member who has been legally blind since birth gets the chance to see, the FEC and amusement industry professionals within CenterEdge’s network help make the impossible possible.

Every once in a while, if you’re lucky, you get the chance to be part of something life-changing – something miraculous. We at CenterEdge had such an opportunity recently alongside one of our treasured team members. We got to be a part of helping someone see again.

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CenterEdge Software Debuts New Website

Posted by CenterEdge Software on Jun 12, 2018 1:27:04 PM

CenterEdge Software, a leading provider of point of sale, online sales and reservations, and ticketing systems for entertainment and recreation facilities, debuted its new, user-friendly website at centeredgesoftware.com.

Built with the amusement industry and its guests at the top of mind, the new website helps visitors navigate through CenterEdge’s product offerings with ease. Its mobile-friendly, modern design and improved functionality effectively highlight CenterEdge’s unique capabilities for every industry.

“We are excited about our new website launch and the story it tells about how users can operate more efficiently, faster and with time left to focus on what matters most - the guest,” said Marcus Mayer, CEO of CenterEdge. “Created with the user experience in mind, we are confident that our new site will provide visitors with content-rich information and take them through an informational journey of our system’s features and capabilities.”

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Park World Magazine Features CenterEdge in Access Control Article

Posted by CenterEdge Software on May 23, 2018 10:02:43 AM

Park World Magazine featured CenterEdge Brand Engagement Director, Sherry Howell, in an article about the impact technology has on access control in amusement parks and visitor attractions.

"While membership cards and RFID bands may seem like a heavy upfront cost, the data they capture on the backend is essential to your park's success. With reporting and analytics, operators can analyze guest activity and spending habits to gather insights and make informed decisions to improve their business' performance," said Sherry.

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Brant Burnett Talks Couchbase on ODBMS.ORG

Posted by CenterEdge Software on May 11, 2018 3:28:53 PM

Brant Burnett, Systems Architect at CenterEdge Software, discusses the way CenterEdge uses Couchbase to provide the most up-to-date and advanced software for the entertainment industry in this ODBMS.ORG article.

“Over time as the functionality of Couchbase continues to grow, so does our use of Couchbase. At this point, Couchbase is our go-to solution for databasing in the cloud environment,” said Burnett.

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Sherry Howell Talks Company Culture and Employee Loyalty in Attraction Pros Podcast

Posted by CenterEdge Software on May 8, 2018 10:57:52 AM

Sherry Howell, Brand Engagement Director at CenterEdge Software, was recently featured on Episode 34 of Attraction Pros’ podcast.

Sherry, who has dedicated her career to company culture and customer loyalty within the family entertainment industry, discusses the importance of focusing on the people side of the industry. She also talks about staying up-to-date with the ever-changing industry and CenterEdge Software’s comprehensive approach to managing family entertainment centers and their team members.

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Sherry Howell to Speak at LaserTAG360 on May 9

Posted by CenterEdge Software on May 7, 2018 4:51:40 PM

Sherry Howell, Brand Engagement Director at CenterEdge Software, will speak at LaserTAG360 on Wednesday, May 9 at 10:55 a.m.

Sherry’s presentation, “Customer Friction Costs You Money!” will discuss the situations where customer friction tends to happen, how to identify it and practical steps to avoid it.

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CenterEdge Software Selected as Point of Sale System for The City Forum

Posted by CenterEdge Software on Apr 18, 2018 10:06:21 AM

CenterEdge Software, a leading provider of point-of-sale, online sales and reservations and ticketing systems for entertainment and recreation facilities, is proud to announce that The City Forum has selected CenterEdge Advantage Point of Sale system for its family entertainment center (FEC) in Clarksville, Tennessee.

The City Forum will use the CenterEdge Advantage software suite to manage in-store and online sales, group and party bookings, time clock and scheduling, customer loyalty programs and waivers in a totally cashless system using CenterEdge’s integration capabilities with Embed.

“We are looking forward to streamlining our business operations using CenterEdge so we are able to focus on our number-one priority — our customers. By implementing this software, our managers and employees are empowered to provide unparalleled experiences to the families visiting The City Forum without creating operational bottlenecks. We are excited to have a software solution that is as diverse as our business concepts and is well suited to handle every bit of our daily routine from sales and labor tracking to inventory control, party bookings and more,” said Dana Knott, owner of The City Forum.

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CenterEdge to Exhibit at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2017

Posted by CenterEdge Software on Oct 26, 2017 12:41:04 PM

CenterEdge Software, a leading provider of point-of-sale, online sales and reservations, and ticketing systems for entertainment and recreation facilities, will exhibit at International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions’ (IAAPA) Attractions Expo 2017 from November 14-17 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

CenterEdge team members will be at Booth 1839 to demonstrate its comprehensive point of sale software for the amusement, entertainment and family entertainment center (FEC) industries. 

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Sherry Howell to Speak at the East Coast Bowling Centers Convention

Posted by CenterEdge Software on Oct 17, 2017 1:27:45 PM

Sherry Howell, Brand Engagement Director at CenterEdge Software, a leading provider of point-of-sale, online sales and reservations, and ticketing systems for entertainment and recreation facilities, will speak at the East Coast Bowling Centers Convention (ECBCC) on Monday, October 23 at 1:45 p.m. at Kalahari Resort & Convention Center in Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania.

Sherry’s presentation, “Creating a Winning Sales Strategy for Your Special Events,” will discuss three non-negotiable principles to follow when looking for ways to take your special events to the next level. 

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Parkworld Features CenterEdge and Epic Waters Partnership

Posted by CenterEdge Software on Oct 12, 2017 10:10:45 AM

Parkworld  featured an article about the City of Grand Prairie's Epic Water project and CenterEdge's involvement in the journey.

Read the full story here.

Sitting at 80,000-square-feet, Epic Waters is one of the largest indoor water parks in the US. When searching for a point of sale solution, Epic Waters looked for a seamless system that could be deployed to manage admissions and memberships, food and beverages, game redemption, merchandise, party management and more across the entire complex.

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