Select Criteria: Session Type = VR Arcade Game Summit

Monday, March 27, 1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Room: The Westgate Hotel, Pavilion 9
VR adoption continues to accelerate. Be prepared for what's coming with the latest developments, trends, and statistics from the leading expert on location-based virtual reality. Presented by Springboard. This summit is part of the $129 Education Conference....
Speaker(s)
General Speaker
Bob Cooney
Speaker, Writer, Mentor
  • VR Arcade Game Summit

Monday, March 27, 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

  • Room: The Westgate Hotel, Pavilion 9
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....
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Bob Cooney
Speaker, Writer, Mentor
Panelist
Howard McAuliffe
Vice President
Pinnacle Entertainment Group
Panelist
Jay Michaud
Co-founder and CEO
MontVR
Panelist
Nick DiMatteo
Chief Games Officer
fortyfivegames
Panelist
Todd Schobel
Director of Sales & Marketing
VR Oasis
  • VR Arcade Game Summit

Monday, March 27, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room: The Westgate Hotel, Pavilion 9
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....
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Bob Cooney
Speaker, Writer, Mentor
Panelist
Eldad Givon
Head of Business Development
Valo Motion
Panelist
Jonathan Casson
Vice President - Business Development for Virtual Reality & Themed Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Panelist
Mitchell Poythress
Owner
The Rabbit Hole VR
Panelist
Ryan Bromsgrove
Marketing Manager
VrCave
  • VR Arcade Game Summit

Monday, March 27, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room: The Westgate Hotel, Pavilion 9
VR isn't 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....
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Bob Cooney
Speaker, Writer, Mentor
Panelist
Beth Standlee
CEO/Founder
TrainerTainment
Panelist
Danielle Hardin
Customer Success Manager
Party Center Software
Panelist
Paul Collimer
Commercial Director
Spree Interactive
  • VR Arcade Game Summit

Monday, March 27, 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: The Westgate Hotel, Pavilion 9
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....
Speaker(s)
General Speaker
Bob Cooney
Speaker, Writer, Mentor
  • VR Arcade Game Summit

Monday, March 27, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Room: Area15
Join the location-based industry's best and brightest as we come together to drink, dine, and share stories in the world's most outrageous immersive playground - Area 15. Tickets are limited and will sell out early. Hosted bar and amazing food courtesy of HTC VIVE....
  • VR Arcade Game Summit

Tuesday, March 28, 9:45 AM - 10:45 PM

  • Room: The Westgate Hotel, Pavilion 9
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... Read More
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Bob Cooney
Speaker, Writer, Mentor
Panelist
Bryan Severance
Fallout Zones
Panelist
Dan O'Brien
HTC Vive
Panelist
John Coleman
Vertigo Games
Panelist
Martin Holly
VP, CBO, Founder
Striker VR
  • VR Arcade Game Summit

Tuesday, March 28, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: The Westgate Hotel, Pavilion 9
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... Read More
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Bob Cooney
Speaker, Writer, Mentor
Panelist
Andy Dunn
Head of Production and Attractions
Two Bit Circus
Panelist
Chuck Taylor
CEO
All Star Ventures
Panelist
Leif Peterson
CEO & Founder
Hologate
Panelist
Oleg Churgel
CEO & Co-Founder
FireLoop VR
  • VR Arcade Game Summit

Tuesday, March 28, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: The Westgate Hotel, Pavilion 9
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....
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Bob Cooney
Speaker, Writer, Mentor
Panelist
Alex Teran
Co-Founder, Director of Operations
Riverside Game Lab
Panelist
Benjamin Lee
Senior Vice President
VarLive
Panelist
Jim Bennington
Co-Founder
No Cash Value LLC
Panelist
Salem Thyne
President at Middle Initial - EVA Master Franchisee
EVA Esports Arena
Panelist
Zack Johnson
Diverted River Technology
  • VR Arcade Game Summit

Tuesday, March 28, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

  • Room: The Westgate Hotel, Pavilion 9
This panel session will be a deep dive into the financial aspects of virtual reality in location-based entertainment. Hear from experienced operator insights on the economic side of VR. Discover the various revenue streams available to VR arcade owners and get practical advice on how to maximize profitability of your arcade. Learn about the challenges and opportunities of monetizing VR, optimizing revenue per square foot, minimizing labor costs, and more things that lead to a profitable business. Whether you're an FEC looking to add more VR, or a VR arcade looking to add other revenue streams like arcade games or... Read More
Speaker(s)
Moderator
Nick DiMatteo
Chief Games Officer
fortyfivegames
Panelist
Dave Sexton
Director of FEC Development
Betson Enterprises
Panelist
Joe Vander Stelt
FunZone Brand Manager
Pizza Ranch, FunZone Arcade
Panelist
Stefan Murariu
Business Development Manager
Inowize
Panelist
Tom Hagen
Sprockets Arcade
  • VR Arcade Game Summit

Tuesday, March 28, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: The Westgate Hotel, Pavilion 9
  • VR Arcade Game Summit