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IAAPA 2021 “undoubtedly” one of Semnox’s most successful shows yet, says Kiran Karanki, CEO, Semnox Solutions

Semnox has reported a very successful IAAPA Expo, with its industry-specific showcase of Parafait FEC Solution and Tixera Park Solution.

Some of the key highlights this year for Semnox at the expo included:

  • Klaimprize Redmption Kiosk winning Second prize in the Brass Ring Award for Best New Product: Technology Applied to Amusements
  • Semnox as Supporting Sponsors for the IAAPA Rookies and Newcomers Programme
  • Semnox at the IAAPA Edu Talk session on Implementing Self-service Tech in Venue Management
  • Semnox’s at the IAAPA Expo Trade Show Floor Tours: Point-of-Sale Suppliers
  • Semnox’s first time showcasing of newly re-branded Parafait FEC Solution and TIxera Park Solution.

Brass Ring Award for Second Best New Product: Technology Applied to Amusements
Klaimprize, Semnox’s Self-service redemption kiosk was awarded the second prize in the Brass Ring Awards for the Best New Product – Technology Applied to Amusements. Two of Semnox’s products made it to the finals of the brass ring awards. Radian Notification Wristbands was the other finalist in the Best New Product Concept category. Both were on display at Semnox’s Booth#412 this year.

Supporting Sponsors at IAAPA Expo
Being one of the official sponsors, Semnox’s first entry to the expo this year started with the IAAPA Rookies and Newcomers Programme. This is a growing programme for newcomers to the industry, with a special focus on family entertainment centres (FECs). This three-day program features tours of local FEC facilities, education programming, and a reception, and was attended by Brian Duke from Team Semnox.

IAAPA Edu Talk session on Implementing Self-service Tech in Venue Management
Semnox participated and presented at the IAAPA Edu Talk session this year. Bepin Jose, president, Semnox Solutions LLC along with Mike Abecassis –owner/ chief executive officer, Gametime presented to audiences on self-servicing technologies, and the safe and secure technological spaces, which are making it easy for businesses to switch to self-service offerings at attractions and entertainment venues. This insightful and interactive session was aimed at providing operators with insights on how to optimise business operations by partnering with self-service technology such as branded apps, vending machines, automated kiosks, digital readers, and more.

Semnox user community event and dinner at Gametime Kissimmee.
On Tuesday 16 November, Semnox hosted a get together with customers and friends from the amusement industry at Gametime Kissimmee. The event involved a key note session, followed by a panel discussion, networking and Dinner. “Team Semnox thanks our customers, partners and friends from the amusement industry that attended our event at Gametime Kissimmee, FL. Thanks to Mike Abecassis our host, Bob Cooney our emcee for the evening, David McKillips CEO of CEC Entertainment for his insightful key note, Brian Sharpe CEO of Gateway26, Beth Standlee ICAE CEO of TrainerTainment, Christopher K. COO of Monster Mini Golf, Jeff Willy CEO of Loveland Laser Tag for their valuable inputs on the panel discussion. Your presence and enthusiasm made this event a great success and a lot of fun. Special shout out to the management and staff at Gametime for a fantastic evening with great food and entertainment,” said Bepin Jose, president – Americas, Semnox Solutions.

Semnox at the IAAPA Expo Trade Show Floor Tours: Point-of-Sale Suppliers
Semnox, being a part of the IAAPA Expo Trade Show Floor Tour showcased its solutions with a brief 5-minute presentation of Semnox’s offering in the space as a POS solution provider. The presentation by Leinad Borman from Team Semnox covered the various parallel solution offerings and the advantage of an all-in-one solution for business operators.

Team Semnox at the Expo was represented by Kiran Karanki, Bepin Jose, Umesh Prabhu, Brian Duke, Kim Kohen, Leinad Borman, Andrew Parow and Deigo Parez.

“It was clear how much the industry missed IAAPA in 2020! For us, IAAPA 2021 was undoubtedly Semnox’s most successful show! While it was great to meet with customers/suppliers/friends, the quality of leads was mind blowing,” said Kiran Karanki, CEO, Semnox Solutions.

 

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