#3-Sound Off- Navigating the Exciting Terrain of LBE: From Redemption Tickets and Arcade Games to Esports and Competitive Systems

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"Sound Off" with Kevin Williams
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Brace yourselves as Brandon, and Christine divulge all there is to know, with our esteemed guest, Kevin Williams. Kevin, a seasoned LBE veteran, deciphers the labyrinth of this industry, from the nitty-gritty of paper redemption tickets to the future of tracking systems. He also shares valuable insights on the repercussions of the pandemic on the fitness industry, and how active entertainment could be a game-changer in its recovery.

Ever wondered what it takes to strike an impeccable balance between physical activity and entertainment? We uncover this secret for you as we traverse the often overlooked categories in entertainment. From the pulsating energy of dance pad games to the thrill of arcade games, we dissect what truly resonates with audiences. We emphasize the significance of research in selecting the perfect blend of machines for your venue and discuss the idea of a ‘coming soon’ space to unveil new concepts.

As we venture deeper, we stumble upon the burgeoning realm of esports in location-based entertainment. Esports, with its unique amalgamation of physical activity and entertainment, poses an intriguing proposition for operators. We examine the formula for a successful esports experience and why it has been a challenge for some to execute. Could esports be the next big thing in location-based entertainment? We also explore the thrilling prospects of competitions in this sector, and how to establish a winning competition system. So, join us in this enlightening conversation, get inspired, and let’s Sound Off together!

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The brainchild of two location-based experience enthusiasts, Christine Buhr and Brandon Willey, the LBX Collective aims to inform and educate, create opportunities to connect with industry peers, and to spur collaboration, discourse, and cross-pollination of ideas.

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