Are you a manager or owner of an FEC or traditional center and looking to increase profitability of the center and improve yourself?

This week long school only happens once per year at the International Bowling Campus in Arlington, Texas.

Topics Include:

  • Financial levers
  • Attractions operations
  • Food & Beverage Service and Execution
  • Organized Play
  • Staff Selection
  • Game Room Operations
  • and more


International Bowling Campus Arlington, Texas


October 6 - October 11, 2024

Sample Course Agenda

School of Entertainment Center Management | Arlington, TX

Subject to change

Sunday October 6

5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. | Site Visit

Monday October 7

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Sales & Marketing

Revenue Management & Defining Booked Business
Digital Marketing to Drive Business
Managing a Sales Department/Operations
Filling the Sales Funnel
Tuesday October 8

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Food & Beverage

Food Trends & Operations
Bar Trends & Operations
Wednesday October 9

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Attractions

Bowling as an Attraction
Merchandising - Cranes and Redemption
Managing Game Room Profitability
Thursday October 10

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Operations

BEC Financial Metrics
Managing Managers
BEC Operating Best Practices
Friday October 11

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Talent Aquisition

Finding, Selecting, and Retaining Team Members
Travel Information

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


Dallas-Fort Worth Airport, 15 miles from campus

Host Hotel

The Hyatt Place Dallas/Arlington; within walking distance; book here for negotiated rate for bowling center proprietors.

Note: Limited rooms available at negotiated rate.

Local Attractions
Texas Rangers
Dallas Cowboys
Six Flags Over Texas

Why Wait? Save Your Spot Today!

$1299 for BPAA members
$2299 for non-members

Contact us

(817) 385-8431

621 Six Flags Dr.
Arlington, TX 76011