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2017 BEST OF SHOW ARCADE MACHINE AWARDS | THE BOSA AWARDS 2017
The Best Of Show Arcade Machine Awards, presented by BMIGaming.com, The Stinger Report + ArcadeHeroes was
first created to highlight and reward the best in new arcade game and amusement technology, while recognizing and
celebrating the vibrant creativity and innovation within the amusement industry, and to assist publicizing new arcade
and amusement machine product excellence worldwide, starting with the first BOSA Awards presented in 2012
The Sixth Annual Best Of Show Arcade Machine Awards, which covers new and emerging out-of-home arcade and
amusement technology and innovations as seen at the annual IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, Florida was the
most competitive in its history, with the highest number of contenders to date. BOSA Nominees included a vast
array of both established and new amusement and entertainment device manufacturers from around the globe.
The criteria used to select BOSA Award Winners are based on products reviewed at the IAAPA Expo, and products
must be expected to ship by no later than early Summer 2017 to qualify. Qualifying products are then reviewed and
nominated for a BOSA Award by our panel of judges, then voted upon, with all BOSA Nominees assigned a weighted
score after a full review and live debate between judges, with final scores based on these six areas of importance :
Product Originality, Uniqueness, Playability + Enjoyment, Relevance, Market Earning Potential and Product Pricing
The BOSA Awards were issued in Four Product Categories for 2017 :1) Video Arcade Games 2) Videmption Games,
3) Redemption Arcade Games and 4) Immersive Reality : VR Games, VR Rides, Motion Simulators + Motion Theaters.
BOSA Award Nominees have only the potential to win either a Gold, Silver or Bronze Medal or Honorable Mention
Award in their category - Product categories, and the amount of awards issued, fluctuate each year depending on
the quality and quantity of amusement products as seen by our judges on the show floor at the IAAPA Trade Show.
2017 BOSA Award Presenter Backgrounds :
BMIGaming.com / BMI Worldwide is a global amusements distributor and arcade consultant,
specializing in equipment sales, arcade facility development, design and installation services to
Arcades, Family Entertainment Centers (FEC) and Location Based Entertainment (LBE) centers,
and is based in Boca Raton, Florida, with international offices in Cape Town, SA and Bogota, CO.
The company has served thousands of clients worldwide since its inception in 2012, from large
Fortune 500 firms, theme parks, family entertainment centers, hotels, resorts, malls, bars, cruise
lines and casinos to commercial, retail, residential, educational and government clients, and
has been recognized for its rapid growth by inclusion on Inc's ' Inc. 500 ' List, PwC's ' Hot 100 '
List and IRM's ' Top 500 ' eCommerce Firms, and has been featured in many major publications.
BMI Worldwide is notable as having the world's most visited and most comprehensive arcade
and amusement products website in existence, with 1.5 Million global visitors in 2016, and offers
over 1400 products, from arcade machines, redemption games, video games, sports and vending
items to motion simulators / theaters and virtual reality games, from over 80 global manufacturers.
The Stinger Report - This highly acclaimed and widely circulated global amusement newsletter,
published bi-weekly since 1994, provides subscribers with up-to-date news and reports covering
all facets of the global amusement, arcade and digital "out-of-home" (DOOH) entertainment
sectors, and specializes in publishing hard-to-get " insider " industry information on the current
trends and news in the amusement world, along with hard-hitting investigative reports, thought
provoking articles and in-depth analysis on current and future entertainment industry developments.
Click here for a free subscription to The Stinger Report Newsletter
Arcade Heroes - This widely recognized arcade and out-of-home entertainment news and video
game review website provides readers with a highly reliable source of detailed arcade industry
news, new arcade products plus arcade machine product reviews since being launched in 2006.
2017 BOSA Awards | Official Press Release :
Publicity for 2017 BOSA Award Winners
includes a global press release sent to major media
outlets and all amusement publications along with a special 2017 BOSA Awards Announcement
send to over 80,000 BMIGaming.com, The Stinger Report and ArcadeHeroes.com newsletter
subscribers, and inclusion on this Annual Best Of Show Arcade Machine Awards web page.
Official 2017 BOSA Awards Press Release (500 Word) : PDF | MS-Word
2017 BOSA Awards Press Release With Pictures :
2017 BOSA Awards Press Contacts | Digital Assets Requests :