2013 Las Vegas

2013 IBE

06/28/13

Choptank Bowling Center wins $100,000 "Extreme Bowling Center Makeover" prize

Once-in-a-lifetime prize to go towards complete physical and operational overhaul of Cambridge, Maryland-based bowling center

2013IBE100000DollarMakeoverAwardWinners_small.jpg The Bowling Proprietors' Association of America (BPAA) has announced that Choptank Bowling Center in Cambridge, Maryland has won the once-in-a-lifetime $100,000 prize to upgrade their facility. Through the "Extreme Bowling Center Makeover," which was only open to domestic bowling proprietors who attended the 2013 International Bowl Expo (IBE) this week in Las Vegas, NV, Choptank is set to receive a physical bowling center makeover as well as an operations and training overhaul.

United States

06/27/13

Kegel Founder John Davis recognized with Jim Jaryszak Laneman Award

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Kegel founder John Davis was posthumously honored with the 2013 Jim Jaryszak Laneman Award on Wednesday during Bowl Expo in Las Vegas. Jonathan Davis, John's son and the Chief Business Development Officer at Kegel, was presented the award by Herman Glenn, the United States Bowling Congress Director of Equipment Specifications. The award recipient is determined by a committee consisting of USBC Equipment Specifications and Certifications team members.

2013 IBE

06/27/13

PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi delivers keynote speech at International Bowl Expo

2013PepsiCoChairmanCEOIndraNooyi_small.jpg PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi (pictured) was the keynote speaker at the 2013 International Bowl Expo (IBE) Wednesday, June 26, in Las Vegas. IBE is the premier bowling industry event, hosting thousands of bowling center owners/operators and industry leaders from around the world each year. In her keynote speech, Nooyi drew upon her own career and professional experiences to help empower bowling proprietors with insights and strategies to boost their businesses.

2013 IBE

06/26/13

Olympic champions Jenner, Torres deliver keynote presentations at International Bowl Expo

Legendary athletes Bruce Jenner and Dana Torres empower bowling industry's leaders with leadership insights and tips for success

2013IBEBruceJenner_small.jpg2013IBEDaraTorres_small.jpgThe Bowling Proprietors' Association of America (BPAA) welcomed Olympic champion Bruce Jenner (l.) and five-time Olympian Dara Torres (r.) as this year's thought leader keynote speakers at the 2013 International Bowl Expo (IBE) in Las Vegas. The dual keynotes offered bowling industry leaders a rare opportunity to gain valuable insights from two of the Olympic Games' most prolific and iconic champions in separate sessions.

Coaching

06/25/13

Jeri Edwards inducted into Bowling Coaches Hall of Fame during Bowl Expo

Former Team USA Head Coach becomes first female inductee; Billy Sixty and Sid Greenberg join Trailblazers

2013CoachesHoFJeriEdwards_small.jpg Jeri Edwards (pictured) was inducted into the Bowling Coaches Hall of Fame during International Bowl Expo in a ceremony Monday, June 24, at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. Edwards is the sixth inductee and the first woman to join the elite new Hall of Fame, which began in 2008. In addition to selecting one outstanding active coach each year, the Coaches Hall of Fame adds early pioneers who laid the foundation for modern coaches. Joining the list of Trailblazers this year are Billy Sixty and Sid Greenberg.

2013 IBE

06/22/13

Bowl Expo adds a "Second Chance" drawing to bowling center makeover contest

Brunswick, Ebonite, Storm and QubicaAMF prize package is worth $20,000

2013IBELogo_small.jpg The Bowling Proprietors' Association of America (BPAA) has announced that a "Second Chance" drawing has been added to the $100,000 Bowling Center Makeover event at the end of Bowl Expo. The Brunswick, Ebonite, Storm and QubicaAMF prize package is worth $20,000. Both drawings are open to domestic, non-military BPAA member centers only, with a limit of one entry per center, and will be held at 4:00 p.m. PDT, Thursday, June 27, 2013, on the trade show floor at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

2013 IBE

05/14/13

PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi to be keynote speaker at 2013 International Bowl Expo

Keynote address takes place June 26 at 9:15 a.m. PDT at the Paris Las Vegas

2013IBELogo_small.jpg 2013PepsiCoChairmanCEOIndraNooyi_small.jpg The Bowling Proprietors' Association of America (BPAA) today announced that PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi (r.) will be the keynote speaker at the 2013 International Bowl Expo (IBE). IBE is the premier bowling industry event, hosting thousands of bowling center owners/operators and industry leaders from around the world each year. PepsiCo has served as the official beverage provider to the bowling industry since 2002.

2013 IBE

03/07/13

BPAA to award $100,000 incentive for Bowling Center Makeover at International Bowl Expo

One BPAA domestic member center will strike it big and win $100,000 for a total physical and operational overhaul of their business

2013IBE100000DollarMakeoverAward_small.jpg The BPAA has announced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for bowling proprietors who will be in attendance at the 2013 International Bowl Expo this summer in Las Vegas, Nev. For the first time ever, the BPAA announced the "$100,000 Bowling Center Makeover" - an incentive open to all BPAA domestic member centers who can enter for the chance to win a physical bowling center makeover as well as an operations and training overhaul.

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