We are so excited to announce the rollout of CenterEdge “Did You Know?” video segments to our clients. We will provide you with periodic quick video tips to help enhance your business. The video will include a tip on an industry topic, something new we’ve learned, or a way to enhance your business through a feature in our software. Let us know what you think!
CenterEdge Software, a leading provider of Point of Sale, Reservation, Ticketing and Access Control Systems for entertainment and recreation facilities, has been chosen as the new systems provider for DelGrosso’s Amusement Park of Tipton, PA. DelGrosso’s will utilize the CenterEdge Point of Sale solution across the 40 plus terminals throughout the park to facilitate ticket, season pass, and food & beverage sales, in addition to using CenterEdge to manage the park’s group and corporate event activity. Guests will enjoy the convenience of purchasing admissions and passes right from their computer, tablet or smart phone as DelGrosso’s is deploying the CenterEdge Online Sales platform for a fully-integrated sales experience. “DelGrosso’s Amusement Park is a Pennsylvania institution and we are honored to be part of the next chapter of this exciting story,” commented Marcus Mayer, Chief Operating Office for the North Carolina based software provider. Mayer further notes the CenterEdge System will be fully deployed at DelGrosso’s this spring with the installation process already underway.
With CenterEdge Advantage 12.1, we released an iPod-based platform for mobile validation of tickets and cards called CenterEdge Mobile. We recently released a lot of great new features, but this is one of my personal favorites. It opens up a whole new world of possibilities for parks and family entertainment centers, and does so at a very reasonable cost.
There are times when working for a company that creates software for family entertainment facilities can interfere with a simple family outing in unexpected ways. Take my recent foray to a local zoo with my family of 10. As I waited in what I thought would be the shortest line (Ha!) observing the admissions folks, my mind involuntarily turned to what they could be doing to increase the line speed and get me and my family through the gate before the children completely lost the ability to contain their excitement at seeing the animals.
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.
A couple weeks ago, I shared some of the many advantages of using a debit card system in your arcade. It can help you increase sales, build customer loyalty, reduce costs and eliminate employee theft. But a debit card system (and the cards themselves) can also do a lot outside of the arcade.
In a fast-paced FEC, efficiency and accuracy are the keys to keeping the lines moving and the revenue flowing.
Recently I got into a discussion with one of our trampoline park operators on whether they should charge a transactional fee for their online tickets. The conversation reminded me that I wrote a blog a few months ago titled "How Much Is Convenience Worth?", where I discussed the viability of charging a "convenience fee" for online transactions.
It doesn’t matter if your business is laser tag, roller skating, trampoline parks or anything in between – one thing that every family entertainment center needs is signage. Whether you are showing concession prices above your POS, movie times in your theater, or just saying Happy Birthday to one of your party guests of honor, nothing draws a customer’s eyes like a well-designed sign.