4/4/2012 8:00:00 AM 


Bowl Expo Attendees Who Purchase Club Xpo Tickets Will Be Able To Exchange For Prime Seats At Public Concert


Don HenleyARLINGTON, Texas – Very soon it will be “One of These Nights” when bowling fans rock to the music of Eagles vocalist and instrumentalist Don Henley at a live concert Thursday, June 28 at the Reno Events Center.  According to the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA), the voice of the bowling industry, the concert will cap the week-long International Bowl Expo, the bowling industry’s premier educational and trade show event.


Most known as a lead vocalist and instrumentalist with iconic band, The Eagles, Henley will entertain concertgoers with Eagles hits such as, “Witchy Woman,” “Desperado,” “Best of My Love,” and “Hotel California,” and solo favorites like, “All She Wants To Do Is Dance,” The End of Innocence,” “Dirty Laundry,” and “The Boys of Summer.”


The Eagles, members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, have sold over 120 million albums worldwide, won six Grammy Awards, five #1 singles, 17 Top-40 singles and six #1 albums.  In his solo career, Henley has sold over 10 million albums worldwide and has had eight Top-40 singles, won two Grammys and five MTV Video Awards.  Combined with The Eagles and his solo career, Henley is credited with 25 Top-40 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and 11 albums, seven with The Eagles and four as a solo artist.


In a separate event prior to the concert, Bowl Expo attendees who purchase a Club Xpo ticket will gather at 6:30 p.m. in the Reno Ballroom to enjoy great food, drinks and another opportunity to network with their peers.  Attendees with a Club Xpo tickets will be able to exchange them for prime seating at the Reno Events Center for the Henley concert. A ticket exchange will be held at Bowl Expo earlier in the week to determine actual assigned seats.


The 2012 International Bowl Expo runs June 24-29 at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino (Headquarters Hotel) and the largest trade show in the bowling industry, featuring over 300 exhibitors covering nearly 200-thousand square feet of floor space, will be open Wed. and Thurs., June 27-28 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center.


Bowl Expo’s theme in 2012 is United We Bowl As We Salute Our Heroes and features three dynamic keynote speakers and heroes in their own right:  former Space Shuttle Commander Capt. Mark Kelly, Capt. Scott O’Grady, and Lt. Col. Kevin Sweeney whose messages of triumph over tragedy will encourage, engage and inspire attendees.  There are also over 40 educational seminars with information attendees will be able to take home and use in their centers to increase their profitability.  There are also lots of other opportunities to network with peers and industry partners.


For more information or to register, log on to www.bowlexpo.comor click here to access the NEW online registration book.


About Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America

The Bowling Proprietors' Association of America (BPAA), founded in 1932, serves as the voice of the bowling industry.  Headquartered in Arlington, TX at the International Bowling Campus, the BPAA provides its more than 4,000 member centers with group purchasing programs, business and educational seminars, and legislative representation and proactively promotes the association and bowling industry.  The BPAA's mission is to enhance the profitability of its member centers and raise the profile of bowling, America's top-ranked participatory sport. For additional information, please visit www.bpaa.comor call 1-800-343-1329.


About International Bowl Expo

International Bowl Expo (IBE) is the bowling industry’s premier annual convention and trade show featuring exhibits and a wide array of products and services.  IBE also presents dozens of interactive seminars and “how-to” workshops that aim to assist proprietors, leveraging the latest tools and technology to improve and strengthen their businesses.  The sessions serve to educate and expose proprietors to the latest trends, marketing ideas, profit center opportunities and new information about the industry to help build their businesses and spread the excitement of bowling throughout their communities.  For more information visit www.BowlExpo.com.




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