#1- The 3rd Degree – Decoding the Entertainment Industry with Kevin Williams: A VIP Experience Awaits

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The 3rd Degree
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Ready to go behind the scenes with a legendary figure in the immersive entertainment world? Join us for an enlightening chat with Kevin Williams, co-founder, and research and development director at Spider Entertainment. Kevin, an industry veteran with over two decades of experience, takes us back to his humble beginnings during the golden era of video arcade games, sharing his journey through the evolving landscape of technology. We delve into his fascinating stint at Walt Disney Imagineering and his perspective on the commercial application of virtual reality.

During our discussion, we also explore fascinating trends in the entertainment industry, including the sudden popularity of activities like pickleball, mini golf, and axe throwing. Kevin enlightens us on how the UK’s pub industry has adapted to create an immersive social engagement environment with a digital twist. From the challenges of securing repeat visitations to the potential of social entertainment 2.0, we delve into the future of amusement attractions and leisure entertainment.

As we wrap up our conversation, we turn our gaze towards the horizon, discussing the green tax, the importance of self-sustainability, and the necessity of creating a top-notch experience in the entertainment industry. Discover Kevin’s vision for a new breed of location-based family entertainment center set to provide that VIP experience we all crave. Lastly, we put a spotlight on Kevin’s website, Spider Entertainment, and the LBX Collective, extending an invitation for you to join the LBX Collective Discord server to learn and share experiences. Tune in for an episode packed with industry insights and exciting discussions.

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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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