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More bang for your buck at 2014 International Bowl Expo

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New Awards Luncheon, Club Expo Ticket and Trade Show Voucher Now Part of Full Registration

ARLINGTON, Texas – The Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA), the bowling industry’s premier trade organization announced great new additions to registration packages for International Bowl Expo Xtreme 2014 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando, Florida, June 22-26, 2014. BPAA said the new offerings are a result of feedback from previous Bowl Expo attendee surveys and promise to make the Bowl Expo value better than ever.

In addition to the standard registration features, attendees purchasing a full registration this year receive:

· One ticket to the Tuesday Bowling Industry Awards luncheon ($50 value)

· VIP seating for General Session and President George W. Bush keynote (if purchased before May 23)

· One ticket to Thursday night’s Club Xpo ($90 value), sponsored by QubicaAMF (previously an additional-fee event)

·; As an extra bonus, each full registration comes with a $50 merchandise voucher for use on trade show purchases. The more registrations a bowling center has, the more vouchers they will have to spend at the show

A full registration package ($349 when purchased before May 23) also includes seminars/workshops (other than the optional offsite Disney Institute tour); one ticket to the Monday Welcome Reception sponsored by Miller High Life, the official beer of bowling; and one ticket to the Bowl Expo Trade Show (2 days) which includes a new reception on the trade show floor during new Wednesday hours: noon – 7:00 p.m. There is also an Xtreme Networking Session Tuesday, June 24, where attendees can learn and share cost-saving and revenue-generating ideas from fellow proprietors across America and around the world.

There will be two optional social events during the week, one for the men and another for the ladies. The “First Man’s” fundraising event is Tuesday evening, June 24. Tickets are $100 each and proceeds benefit The Bowling Foundation. Tickets for the Ladies Breakfast on Thursday, June 26, are $69. Tickets are limited for both events.

The Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel is the official host hotel for International Bowl Expo 2014. Room rates are $139 single/double (plus applicable taxes; based on availability) when booked before May 22. The Bowl Expo Trade Show will be held at the Orange County Convention Center, Wednesday and Thursday, June 25-26. Discount airfare specials are offered by American Airlines (use code 4864AQ) to Orlando Airport (MCO) as well as United Airlines (offer code ZRAB100994).

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International Bowl Expo is made possible in part by the support of our current major sponsors and partners: Brunswick, Excelsior Wines, 5-hour ENERGY, Jack Link’s Beef Jerky, Jani-King, Kegel, Miller High Life, Musselman’s, Pepsi, QubicaAMF, Rockstar Energy Drink, Steltronic, Sysco, US Bowling Corp. and Xbowling.


Founded in 1932, the mission of the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA) is to enhance the profitability of all of its members.; Headquartered in Arlington, Texas, at the International Bowling Campus, the BPAA provides it's nearly 4,000 member centers with group purchasing programs, business and educational seminars, legislative representation and proactively promotes the association and bowling industry. For additional information, visit or call 1-800-343-1329.


International Bowl Expo (IBE) is the bowling industry’s premier annual convention and trade show featuring exhibits of 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

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