Bowling Center Management

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April 15 - 20, 2018

Register Early for Only $999, plus additional attendees from the same company are only $299 each person!

Your next opportunity to attend a School for Bowling Center Management at the International Bowling Campus will be in April 2018.  

Each year, the BPAA Bowling University hosts several installments of the School for Bowling Center Management. Each class has several components that make it unique from other classes including: new topics covered, different host locations, different materials available to the students, etc.

Designed for everyone that is or aspires to be a Bowing Center Manager or proprietor, our intense 5-day training program has a profit-making curriculum covering everything from Marketing and F&B to League and Group events growth.

Bowling University is so confidant you will grow the bottom line to your business, we guarantee not just your tuition but 3X your tuition!
  • Can you use an extra $3000 to your bottom line?
    • Big center or small—you can't say that is not a big deal!
  • Have you updated how you manage the center?
    • New proprietor or established—the industry has changed and is continuing to change.
  • Struggling with new league and casual play ideas?
    • We spend a day-and-a-half on marketing and new bowler creation.
  • Tired of doing it all yourself?
    • With time management and leadership, you won't have to!
  • Ready to see some warm weather?
    • April in Texas (need we say more?)
      p.s. Weather not guaranteed
  • Can I afford to go?
    • Can you afford NOT to go?
Five-Day Course and Workshop Includes:
  • Marketing- League and Casual Bowler Development
  • Food & Beverage- Cost Reductions, Revenue Generating Ideas
  • Event Planning- From Birthdays to Corporate
  • HR- Hire Slow, Fire Fast! Having the right job for the right person
  • Leadership and Time Management- Soft skills do get it all done

Contact Sheri Owens, Gerald Morrow or Kelly Bednar if you have any questions.

Register Early for Only $999, plus additional attendees from the same company are only $299 each person!

Your next opportunity to attend a School for Bowling Center Management at the International Bowling Campus will be in April 2018. 
Register TODAY!

Upcoming Scheduled Class: April 15 - 20, 2018

Costs after March 15th:
$1,299 for BPAA Members
$2,299 for Non-Members

 

SCHEDULEd Course Agenda

Management School Schedule*
Arlington, TX

*Schedule is subject to change

Sunday, April 15

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Happy Half Hour (Food & Drink Provided) 
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Introductions & Expectations

7:00 pm–  8:00 pm  Everything DiSC Management Profile


Monday, April 16
8:30 am – 9:00 am Marketing – Utilizing Demographics
9:00 am – 9:30 am Marketing – Day Part Management 
9:30 am – 11:00 am Marketing – Revenue Management 
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Marketing – Program Development-League Play
12:00 pm –1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Marketing – Program Development-League Play (con’t)
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Marketing – Program Development-Casual Play

Tuesday, April 17
8:30 am– 12:00 pm Food & Beverage
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch 
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Food & Beverage (continued)
2:45 pm – 5:00 pm Human Resources


Wednesday, April 18
8:30 am – 10:30 am Birthday Parties
10:30 am – 12:30 pm Group Events
12:30 pm –1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Social Media (New)

Thursday, April 19
8:30 am –10:00 am Youth 
10:15 am –12:00 pm Improving Daily Profitability– Understanding Your Sales Numbers
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Improving Daily Profitability– Profitability Exercise 
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6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Graduation Dinner  

Friday, April 20
8:30 am – 12:30 pm The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch 
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Wrap Up – Next Steps

Program History

he BPAA School for Bowling Center Management started in April of 2006 in Arlington, Texas when 26 students from bowling centers throughout the country came together to learn more about running their centers. Since then, the school has had more than 25 gatherings at locations throughout the US and helped over 500 managers and proprietors to run their centers more effectively and efficiently.

Today the school has expanded to offer a variety of courses taught by qualified, professional faculty that are working together to mold the future of bowling center managers. From its humble beginnings, the school has grown to the leader in management training for the bowling industry. An expanded curriculum, increased benefits, and special teaching facility make this program a truly valuable, unique opportunity that can help change the way your center does business for the better.

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Travel Arrangements

The International Bowling Campus Travel Department is available to make any travel arrangements required by the students. Simply contact one of the travel department representatives at 1-800-343-1329 or travel@bowl.com.

Flight / Airport Information

The Dallas-Fort Worth Airport is approximately 15 miles from The International Bowling Campus. Since the DFW Airport is a major hub, it offers flights through most airlines and a variety of arrival and departure times and options. Considering its proximity to our facility and the availability of free shuttle service to the host hotel, we urge all students who will fly in for the class to designate the DFW Airport as their final destination. Visit www.dfwairport.com

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Lodging

There are several hotels within close proximity of the bowling campus; however, our meeting department has nogiciated a bowling center proprietor friendly rate with La Quinta Inn & Suites.  This is not your everyday La Quinta this new remodeled location is a favoroite of campus regular visitors. This property is located directly across the street from the bowling campus, and is within walking distance from the campus and dining options. Students choosing to stay at this hotel can avoid car rental as the hotel offers a free shuttle from the airport, and  several restaurants nearby.  Due to our special $89 rate there is not a link to make your reservations however if you give us your information we will gladly book the rooms for you.   

If you choose to book your own room(s) you can call 866-527-1498 and mention you are with the BPAA Traditional Management School or give them the Reservation block #06925103 to secure the rate.  

Local Attractions

In the community surrounding the International Bowling Campus, there are a variety of dining and entertainment options. During the class, students have a limited amount of free time; however, they will have several evenings to have dinner on their own or enjoy one of Arlington’s local hot spots. The following links will give you an opportunity to plan your visit:

Arlington.org
Texas Rangers
Dallas Cowboys
Six Flags Over Texas
Humperdink's