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 issuedin 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.
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.
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. https://www.arcadeheroes.com
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 : PDF | MS-Word
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