Go karts may not be the only activity you offer at your family entertainment center, but they are surely a main attraction for customers to visit. Take your karting up a notch and add a layer of competition with timing technology.
Winter is winding down, and with spring comes a renewed energy. Kids and adults alike will be looking for a way to burn off some of that energy. Is your park ready to get back into full swing?
Here are some ways you can get prepared:
How many different programs and processes do you use to run your business every day? Chances are, you use a register for all transactions, an organization system for customer registrations and waivers, an email provider, social media channels, and more. What if you had the opportunity to slim them down into one program? Hard to pass up, right?
Consolidating the technology you use today not only lightens your load, it also saves you time and money, and provides your customers with a seamless experience from the moment they walk in the door to the moment they leave. Keep reading to learn more.
A couple of weeks ago, we attended the International Kart Association (IKA) annual expo in Offenbach, Germany as an official exhibitor. We were able to talk with reps from karting tracks as well as industry experts from all over the world to learn about the latest trends in track design and kart innovation.
You’ve likely noticed self-service technology appearing in different places you go; restaurants, airports, and malls have all begun offering people the opportunity to check in, make purchases, complete forms, and more on their own without having to wait or interact with a representative. Consumers are expecting to see this technology to continue showing up in the places they go, including your park.
Read more to learn how self-service fulfills customer expectations while helping your bottom line.
You may notice that while you’re doing a decent job of getting customers into your family entertainment center, they aren’t coming back. Business may be good, but acquiring new customers actually costs you more than retaining your current ones; about five times more, according to Forrester research.
Wondering why people aren’t returning after their first visit? It could be one (or more) of the following reasons:
Educating your employees on protocol and safety procedures is vital to their professional success, as well as the overall success of your family entertainment center. Implementing a staff training program sets the precedent for how your team should carry out their day-to-day responsibilities, as well as how to handle certain workplace situations.
If you don’t have a training plan in place, you are at risk of the following:
Growing your business by adding attractions to your track isn’t an easy feat; you may not have the time, budget or space to do so. Arcade games are an activity that people of all ages can enjoy, and are relatively simple to install at your location. Read on to learn the benefit games provide for you and your customers.
On January 26 and 27, some of the Clubspeed team will be heading to Germany for the International Kart Exhibition.
Thousands from around the world will gather in Offenbach to see the latest in kart technology, racing equipment, customer engagement and other track innovations expected in the coming year for both professional and hobby karters.
We have officially entered the post-holiday slump. People are hunkering down, getting back to work, school and the daily routine. For family entertainment centers, this can mean a slow-down in customer visits, making the days go by at a snail's pace. But rather than looking at it in a negative light, consider it a time to shift focus on things you may have neglected during the busy season. There are numerous ways to maximize your time and put efforts forth to encourage guests to stop in.
Keep reading to learn more.