Industry Organizations

We’ve committed to creating a positive, lasting impact on the amusement industry. We’re proud to be a part of a number of leading industry organizations, and support educational programs with speaking sessions and scholarships.

Industry Organizations

IAAPA (International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions)

Founded in 1918, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) is the largest international trade association for permanently situated amusement facilities worldwide. The organization represents more than 5,300 facility, supplier, and individual members from over 100 countries.

IATP (International Association of Trampoline Parks)

Established in 2012, the International Association of Trampoline Parks is dedicated to serving the interests of its membership primarily consisting of trampoline park facilities, startups and the providers that serve them.

WWA (World Waterpark Association)

The World Waterpark Association, which was established in 1982, is an international not-for-profit member-based trade association that serves waterparks, aquatic venues and spray parks of all types. The WWA is focused on providing park and supplier members with the education and networking they need to operate safely and effectively.

AAM (American Alliance of Museums)

The American Alliance of Museums, started in 1906, has helped to develop standards and best practices, gathering and sharing knowledge, and providing advocacy on issues of concern to the entire museum community.

RSA (Roller Skating Association International)

The Roller Skating Rink Operators Association (now Roller Skating Association International) was established in 1937 by a group of skating center owners to promote roller skating and establish good business practices for skating rinks.

AZA (Association of Zoos and Aquariums)

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of zoos and aquariums in the areas of conservation, education, science, and recreation. AZA represents more than 230 institutions in the United States and overseas, which collectively draw more than 183 million visitors every year.

Educational Programs

CenterEdge Education
Birthday University

Birthday University has toured internationally for over 16 years and successfully trained thousands of owners, managers, supervisors, marketing/sales and party hosts in the business of profitable birthday party programs.

Foundations Entertainment University

Foundations Entertainment University is a comprehensive 3-day educational seminar program covering all aspects of market & financial feasibility, planning, design, financing, development, marketing and managing a location-based entertainment business for long term success.


LaserTAG360 is a one-of-a-kind laser tag and family entertainment center (FEC) education program. The two-day event brings together experts from every facet of the entertainment industry to provide attendees with a well-rounded education in starting or operating a laser tag or family entertainment facility.

Maximize Profits Through Operational Excellence

Presented by the industry experts at FunStruction Results, this one-day event provides new and existing operators with best practices designed to bring immediate impact to your business and put more money to your bottom line. Topics include cash control, guest service, labor and more.


“Our increased profitability is due in large part to CenterEdge. The software has paid for itself in less than two years. Through all my research and conversations with peers in the industry, I feel CenterEdge’s support is the best." - Jeff Frye, Owner Gattitown