This panel discussion of experienced VR arcade owners and industry experts unveils insights on growth and marketing strategies for VR arcades. Learn how to increase revenue, optimize footprint, and expand to new locations. Join this informative and interactive session to hear real-world examples, get practical tips, and leave with a fresh perspective on growing your VR arcade business.
Jay Michaud (Mont VR)
Todd Schobel (VR Oasis)
Taylor Young (ZL San Antonio)
The hottest LBE trend is competitive socialization. This explorative session will address the potential role of VR, AR and mixed reality and how it can drive customer engagement and revenue. You will learn about the latest VR games and technologies that bring people together to play, meet, laugh and socialize.
With: Rabbit Hole VR Eldad Givon - Valo Motion TBC - Hero Zone
VR isnt just for teens and adults. Savvy arcade and FEC operators like Urban Air are leveraging high-throughput VR attractions designed for younger kids to create top-dollar birthday party experiences. Get tips and best practices from experienced arcade owners on how they successfully integrate VR into their party packages. If you want to make more money from your existing party business, or add parties to your revenue model, this session will be an eye opener.
Paul Collimer - Spree Interactive
Beth Standlee - Trainertainment
The convergence of virtual, augmented and mixed reality and artificial intelligence is unleashing a torrent of possibility for business owners. Host and futurist Bob Cooney will help you find ways to use these exponential technologies in your business today, and prepare you for the massive impact they will have tomorrow.
The VR market is standardizing around a common hardware stack and arena sizes, driven by widespread adoption by developers of the new HTC VIVE Focus 3. Join executives from leading companies like HTC, Vertigo Games and Springboard VR as they discuss how these standards help create scale, lowering the upfront and ongoing costs for operators. This scale is already creating a new ecosystem of content providers giving wide variety of choice to operators. Attendees will gain a better understanding of how this standardization will impact the VR arcade industry and what arcade owners can do to stay ahead of the curve.
Martin: Striker VR
John Coleman (Vertigo Games)
Dan O'Brian (HTC)
This session will provide a comprehensive look at best practices for running a successful VR attraction, whether you're an independent operator or part of a chain. Attendees will learn about the latest trends and technologies in the VR attraction market, and get practical tips and strategies for maximizing success. From choosing the right hardware and software, to marketing and customer engagement tactics, this session will cover everything VR arcade owners need to know to thrive in this competitive and rapidly evolving market. Whether you're just starting out or looking to improve your existing setup, this session is a must-attend for anyone in the VR arcade industry.
Leif Peterson (Hologate)
Chuck Taylor (Dave & Buster's)
Andy Dunn (Two-Bit Circus)
Oleg Churgel (FireLoop OC)
VR technology is evolving rapidly.One company has emerged as the preferred provider of virtual reality solutions to the location-based entertainment market. Join this in-depth discussion to learn more about HTC's hardware, software, and services enabling the future of location-based VR attractions.
Amir Khorram - HTC Vive
Dave Myers - HTC Vive
Ben Davenport - VRsenal
Jan Goetgeluck.- Virtuix
Mark McLaughlin - Creative Works
Panelists will explore the unique intersection of VR, location-based entertainment, and Esports. Operators with decades of real-world experience will examine the latest trends, technologies, best practices, and challenges of creating a successful VR Esports business. Discover how arcades and FECs can get involved in the Esports market ranging from arcade games to free roam VR and even VR laser tag.
Alex Teran (Riverside Game Lab)
Jim Bennington (Lucky Strike Entertainment)
Zack Johnson (GG Leap)
This panel session will be a deep dive into the financial realities of virtual reality in location-based entertainment. Hear from experienced operators about their experiences and insights on the business of VR. Discover the various revenue streams available to VR arcade owners and get practical advice on how to maximize profitability. Learn about the challenges and opportunities of monetizing VR and what it takes to be successful in this exciting and rapidly evolving industry. Whether you're just starting out or looking to grow your existing VR arcade business, this session will provide valuable insights and actionable advice for anyone looking to make money in the VR industry.