New for 2018: A Class/Seminar Package is being offered, go to the Class/Seminar Descriptions page for details.
New for 2018: Late Monday afternoon classes, go to the Event Schedules page to see what classes are available.
Paintball Events has traveled and talked to facilities in several cities looking at options for the 2018 Paintball Extravaganza. Some of the items that are looked at are airport facilities, drive opportunities, facility space and costs factors. After looking over all the factors the best option for the event, the attendees and the exhibitors was to return to the Hyatt Regency Dulles.
Stay at the Hyatt Regency during the event and receive the $19 breakfast buffet for $14.
Q & A QUESTIONS FOR THE TIM MILES & RYAN PATRICK CLASS – MARKETING QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
QUICKBOOKS COMING TO EXTRAVAGANZA
Melinda Dowdy of The MD Bookkeeping Doctor LLC, specializing in Quickbooks desktop and online software, will be presenting a 2 hour session detailing the basic accounting principles and guidelines including but not limited to the following:
UPDATE FOR THOSE ATTENDING THE DYE DSR CLASS
REGISTER FOR THE DYE DSR TECH CLASS AND GET HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS OF FREE PRODUCT WITH CLASS. DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS OPPORTUNITY OFFERED TO THE ATTENDEES OF PAINTBALL EXTRAVAGANZA 2018 BY DYE PRECISION AS SPACE IS LIMITED.
PRODUCT VOUCHERS RETURNING IN 2018
DYE PRECISION – Free I5 or R2 with any order over $500 placed at show.
PLANET ECLIPSE – $100 product voucher with any order over $500 placed at show.
VALKEN – $50 product voucher and free POP materials with any order over $500 placed at show. $100 product voucher and free POP materials with any order over $1,000 placed at show. $150 product voucher and free vinyl door graphic & POP materials with any order over $1,500 placed at show. All orders placed at show with Valken will get entered into a grand prize drawing for a LE Code Marker.
ENOLA GAYE – $100 product voucher on grenade order (min of 3 cases) placed at show.
VIRTUE – Free Spire iR & matching VIO Ascend with any order of Virtue product over $600 placed at show.
BUNKERKINGS – Free $500 box of BK Swag (hats, beanies, shirts & headbands) with any order of Bunkerkings product over $500 placed at show.
BASE PAINTBALL – 5 free BASE goggles with purchase of BASE Start Pack of $725 or more placed at show OR 1 free BASE goggle with any order of 20 BASE goggles placed at show.
Watch for other show offerings including Free Shipping, Product Discounts and Package Deals.
Tim Miles and Ryan Patrick, guest speakers at the 2018 Paintball Extravaganza and co-authors of Brand Your Own Business will be presenting the book and accompanying workbook to every registered business when checking-in at the event.
Brand Your Own Business Guidebook will lead you though their proven process for re-calibrating your company for this Age of Rapid Distraction. The workbook portion includes more than 50 exercises and tons of additional content to walk you through each step.
With a combined 50+ years helping hundreds of family businesses and thousands of people around the world, they wrote this book to show family businesses that, in order to modernize their marketing, they first need to look inward and not toward another oversimplified sack of magic beans.
This FREE book will be included in your registration packet upon check-in at the 2018 Paintball Extravaganza.
PAINTBALL EXTRAVAGANZA SHOOTING CHALLENGE
Shooting cage with targets will be set up at the event by Modern Combat Sports. Event attendees will have the opportunity to show everyone their shooting expertise. shoot 6 targets tracked in real time on site. Fastest time hitting all targets will be named top shooter! Over $3,000 in prizes will be awarded to the top shooters.
2nd Annual Paintball Extravaganza Charity Auction
Charity Auction will be Wednesday Night seeing many products donated by the paintball industry being auctioned off to the highest bidders. All proceeds will be donated to the “Motivated for Mav” fund to help with SCN8A Research. This fund has been started by Mike & Melissa Peverill after it was determined that their youngest son, Maverick, suffered from this rare pediatric disease. Bring your money and get some great deals and on dozens of paintball products.
No matter how small your paintball store or field may be, the benefits of attending the industry trade show far outweigh any reason not to attend. Industry trade shows have been developed in order to give business owners, buyers and managers the opportunity to meet existing suppliers, conduct business meetings, network with others in a common industry and investigate new products and suppliers.
Evaluate the cost of attending the trade show and the long term effect it may have on your business. Determine what the cost will be to your business but not staying on top of your industry and not keeping you and your staff trained on business practices and products. As in any industry, the time and cost spent at the show will be worthwhile.