Sponsors

The IFPA wishes to thank our sponsors for all they have contributed to our cause. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact the IFPA at ifpapinball@gmail.com.

PREMIERE SPONSORS

STERN PINBALL – Designs and manufactures arcade-quality pinball games.  It is the only maker of arcade-quality pinball games in the world and is located just outside Chicago, Illinois. Through the first decade of the new millennium, SPI has continued to carry the pinball banner and promote the game throughout the world.  The company has released many popular games, including Pirates of the Caribbean, Indiana Jones, Shrek, Batman, Spiderman, the Simpsons Pinball Party and many more. Its games continue to be enjoyed by both pinball enthusiasts and casual players around the world.

JERSEY JACK PINBALL – Designs and manufactures full featured mechanical action commercial arcade pinball machines. Games that will be played and enjoyed for generations to come. JJP’s passion is to create games that are fun to play and earn money commercially. These games are treasured and appreciated by pinball players of every age and gender all over the world.

PLANETARY PINBALL – Manufactures, sells, and distributes replacement pinball spare parts under license of Williams Electronic Games, Inc (WEG), and have warehouse and production facilities in the San Jose area.

BAY AREA AMUSEMENTS – Provides pinball parts and some services to pinball collectors worldwide. We are primarily a web store with a high focus on making the process or finding and purchasing as simple and quick as possible.

COLOR DMD DISPLAYS – an LCD display designed to replace the traditional orange dot matrix displays (DMDs) used in pinball machines.  Round dots are drawn to the LCD to emulate the original dots.  Because it’s an LCD, any color dot is possible.  By adding in proprietary algorithms and hardware we are able to create a multicolor display to enhance older games designed originally with only one color.

MARCO SPECIALTIES – Marco Specialties, Inc. has one mission: provide pinball machine owners one source for Everything Pinball. Founded in 1985 and online since 1999, Marco has since grown to offer over 30,000 individual parts for thousands of pinball machines to customers around the world. With thousands of rare parts, large inventories of common parts, industry-leading fulfillment, and trusted customer service, Marco is the central pillar of the global pinball machine community. Customers ranging from first-time pinball machine owners to large pinball arcade operators find everything they need at Marco.

LITTLE SHOP OF GAMES – Hello….. My name is Lynn, but everyone calls me Curly. I do everything I can to make my pinballs as nice and reliable as possible. LITTLE SHOP OF GAMES PINBALL MACHINE SALES AND PINBALL PARTS DISTRIBUTOR

AMERICAN AMUSEMENT MACHINE ASSOCIATION – An international non-profit trade organization representing the manufacturers, distributors, and part suppliers of the coin-operated amusement industry.

AMUSEMENT & MUSIC OPERATORS ASSOCIATION – was born January 21, 1948, when 68 jukebox owners from around the country banded together to fight the repeal of the jukebox royalty exemption. The modest beginning, created by a common cause, revealed a fierce passion-shared by many-about their business. Harnessing the collective strength, energy, knowledge and entrepreneurial spirit of a growing number of volunteer members, AMOA quickly established itself as a major force within the trade. More than 64 years later, these same traits are tapped daily to offer an ever-expanding array of programs and services to members and the entire industry.

RAW THRILLS – was founded in 2001 by Eugene Jarvis, Andrew Eloff, and Deepak Deo to create the finest arcade video game entertainment for the world market. Led by veteran arcade game designer Eugene Jarvis, whose credits include Defender, Robotron, NARC, Smash TV and the popular Cruis’n series of adventure driving games, Raw Thrills has brought new life to the arcade scene with the release of Target:Terror, The Fast and the Furious driving games, and SuperBikes 2 simulators.

BETSON – the leading coin operated distributor of amusement and vending equipment, coin operated parts, and service in the United States. With over 75 years of experience and leadership in the coin-operated industry, we will help you make informed decisions that are best for your business.

SUZO HAPP – operates in the global gaming, amusement, vending, industrial, transportation and retail markets by serving entertainment venue operators and original equipment manufacturers. The Company supplies a wide variety of components, consumables and hardware products and provides marketing, engineering, design and technical repair services. The product lines offered by the Company include coin and currency handling equipment, display solutions, control devices, game operation components, environmental products and consumables. The Company’s 500 employees serve more than 20,000 customers worldwide. Suzo-Happ has manufacturing, engineering, distribution and service capabilities in 8 countries globally.

GAME EXCHANGE OF COLORADO – Family owned and operated, Game Exchange of Colorado’s 75,000 s.f. facility makes us the Rocky Mountain region’s largest supplier of home entertainment games & equipment. For more than 25 years, we have been one of the country’s most experienced suppliers for all of your home entertainment needs.

PLAYER ONE AMUSEMENT GROUP – At the heart of what we do is selling, distributing, operating and servicing new and used amusement equipment for large commercial enterprises, self-operating businesses and residential locations. With over 27,000 pieces of equipment operating in over 2,900 locations and growing, we’re the one player that can deliver a winning solution for any size business, anywhere in North America.

FARSIGHT STUDIOSdevelops top products across many platforms for almost two decades. From console strategy games, hardcore sports titles to edutainment products, we have the talent and expertise to tackle just about any project or production you can think of, on just about any platform you desire.

ZEN STUDIOS – global producer and digital publisher of interactive entertainment software for all leading game platforms including Microsoft Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Nintendo DS™, Nintendo 3DS™, Wii™, App®Store and Android Marketplace™.

PROFESSIONAL & AMATUER PINBALL ASSOCIATION – a pinball players’ organization devoted to promoting pinball as a form of recreation and competitive sport. Our headquarters just outside of Pittsburgh features more than 400 pinball machines. Each summer, we operate the PAPA World Championships, the largest and most competitive pinball tournament in the world. Each spring, we operate the Pinburgh Match-Play Championship, the largest match-play pinball tournament in the world. Spectators are welcome!

TILT AMUSEMENTS – the #1 resource for pinball enthusiasts and venue managers to browse, buy, troubleshoot and find out more about pinball machines because we’re owned and operated by pinball enthusiasts.

NITRO AMUSEMENTS INC – Western Canada’s pinball sales & service experts. We have a showroom & service center just east of Vancouver, BC., and a depot in Sumas, WA. We’re hard-core pinhead’s that put integrity and customer satisfaction above all else. Authorized dealers for Stern, Jersey Jack & Planetary. We also host & sponsor Canada’s largest annual pinball tournament – Fraser Valley FlipOut, as well as Flipper Freaks Pinball Club.

DOUBLE DANGER PINBALL ACCESSORIES – Double Danger Pinball Accessories is a provider of pinball centric apparel and accessories. It’s pinball stuff from pinball players! We can also provide custom packages for pinball tournament  directors.  Including shirts, patches, trophies, stickers, and posters for promotion.

 

PLAYFIELD PROTECTORS – We started in 2012 with our First Generation Playfield Protector. In the meantime we developed playfield protectors for more than 200 pinball machines, plastic protectors for more than 100 pinball machines, clear plastic sets for more than 60 pinball machines and other useful stuff. Introducing our Next Generation Playfield Protectors mid 2016 we started shipping worldwide with our new online shop.

PINBALL FACTORY – Pinball Factory is a the marketing arm of Arcade Factory established to manage the marketing and distribution of Pinball Fx2 Championship Edition. Pinball Fx2 Championship Edition is a joint venture between a powerhouse team of an experienced hardware manufacturer and the premier digital pinball developer. Licensed content based on the biggest brands in entertainment.

 

ADDITIONAL SUPPORTERS

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