International Bowl Expo 2006 is underway in Las Vegas



    Las Vegas Hilton and Vegas Convention Center (June 25–30, 2006)

    The International Bowl Expo 2006 is back in Las Vegas. The convention takes place at the host hotel, the Las Vegas Hilton, June 25–30, while the Las Vegas Convention Center will host the two-day Trade Show, June 28–29.

    "We’re excited as we bring International Bowl Expo back to the event’s most popular destination, Las Vegas, Nevada," Jeff Bojé, BPAA President, wrote in his welcome letter. "As the bowling industry’s premier event, International Bowl Expo continues to improve each year bringing together thousands of bowling industry professionals all in one place. The Expo is the only place you can find the latest trends, bowling-related products and services, marketing ideas, profit center opportunities, and tools to help you spread the excitement of bowling throughout your communities." The International Bowl Expo 2006 features educational seminars and networking events as well as the outstanding trade show showcasing the latest products and services from more than 300 companies in over 800 exhibit booths. "We are able to produce an event such as International Bowl Expo because of sponsors including the bowling industry’s official sponsors, such as Pepsi-Cola, the Official Soft Drink of Bowling. The support of Pepsi and a long list of other sponsoring companies like QubicaAMF, Brunswick and North Pointe make this annual event so successful," stated Boje. Here’s a glimpse of the events planned for the International Bowl Expo 2006: • BPAA Annual Membership Business Meeting • Armed Forces Bowling Conference • IBPSIA’s Conference and Annual Meeting • Bowling Writers’ Association of America Annual Conference – first time ever! • Presentation of the 2006 Bowling Industry Service and Proprietor of the Year Awards • New Education Keynote Speakers o Bob Cooper and his “6 Secrets of Success” o Ed McMahon – “Heeeeeeere’s Johnny” • Feature QubicaAMF General Session Speaker – Rudy Giuliani • More than 30 educational seminars plus additional workshops on BowlerTRAC • Trade Show Activities o Sysco Shopping Spree Contest o Trade Show Treasure Hunt o Strolling lunches strategically placed throughout the trade show floor, plus much more! o Numerous cash giveaways, celebrity autographs, and more! Social Events • Welcome Reception • 2nd Annual National Bowling Karaoke Idol Finalist Contest • Golf Tournament • Bowling’s Hall of Fame ‘Salute’ • Club Xpo – Entertainment, Food and Fun . . . Vegas Style • Featured entertainment – Kool & the Gang! Watch out this site for more information on the International Bowl Expo 2006. Use the left menu bar to view the complete Bowl Expo schedule.