Bowl Expo

United States

07/01/06

Carmen Salvino honored with John Davis Award

By The Foundation

Carmen Salvino, known world-wide as a true bowling ambassador and the greatest showman in the history of the Sport, has been selected as the 2006 recipient of the John Davis Award. The presentation of this prestigious, annual Award was made during Bowl Expo in Las Vegas. Salvino now joins an impressive list of previous honorees that include: Joyce Deitch (2001), John Weber (2002), Ted Hoffman, Jr. (2003), Jim Dressel (2004) and Mark Gerberich (2005).

Bowl Expo

06/29/06

2006 Coaching/Pro Shop Summit concludes

Coaches, pro shop operators from around the world gather to learn, network

The 2006 International Bowling Pro Shop and Instructors Association Educational Conference and Bowling Coaches Summit concluded after a three-day run of seminars led by many of the sport's leading figures. About 300 adult, youth, high school and collegiate coaches, pro shop employees, bowling ball manufacturing representatives and center proprietors from around the world attended the cooperative event at the Texas Station Hotel.

Bowl Expo

06/29/06

USBC announced USBC Women's Challenge

Women's Bowling back on TV

USBCLogoRed_small.jpg KillerBPromoationGaryBeck_small.jpg USBC President Mike Carroll has announced the return of women's bowling on television.  Gary Beck (right) of Killer B Promotions has signed a contract with ESPN 2 to broadcast six shows in September and October.

BPAA

06/29/06

International Bowl Expo 2006 is underway in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Hilton and Vegas Convention Center (June 25–30, 2006)

2006BowlExpoLogo_small.jpg 2006BPAAJeffBoje.jpg The International Bowl Expo 2006 is back in Las Vegas. The convention takes place at the host hotel, the Las Vegas Hilton, June 25–30, while the Las Vegas Convention Center will host the two-day Trade Show, June 28–29. "We’re excited as we bring International Bowl Expo back to the event’s most popular destination, Las Vegas, Nevada," Jeff Bojé (right), BPAA President, wrote in his welcome letter.

IBPSIA

06/26/06

Lane maintenance expert Len Nicholson impacted Bowling

Veteran bowling industry figure opens coaching/pro shop summit

Lenny Nicholson.jpg Bowling legend Len Nicholson, who had a major impact on the careers of many of the greatest professional bowlers in history and the sport itself, shared some of his insight from 50 years of industry experience in his June 25 keynote address to open the International Bowling Pro Shop and Instructors Association Educational Conference and Bowling Coaches Summit. The summit is being held in conjunction with International Bowl Expo June 28-30 in Las Vegas.

Column

06/15/06

BPAA Convention and Bowl Expo should be more interesting than a three-ring circus

By Dick Evans

ColumnistDickEvans_small.jpg Normally, going to the Bowling Proprietors Association of America Convention and the BPAA's Bowl Expo is not something that stirs my journalistic imagination. But not this year...I am charged up mentally and can hardly wait for the 2006 BPAA Convention and Bowl Expo June 26-30 at the Hilton Hotel/Convention Center in Las Vegas.

United States

01/25/06

Las Vegas to host 2006 Coaching/Pro Shop Summit

'The Phantom' Nicholson to deliver keynote address

Phantom.jpg Lenny Nicholson 2.jpgGreat learning and networking opportunities will abound this year at the 2006 International Bowling Pro Shop and Instructors Association (IBPSIA) International Educational Conference and Bowling Coaches Summit to be held June 25-27 in Las Vegas. Len Nicholson, who is host of "The Phantom" weekly internet radio talk show, will deliver the keynote address.

Bowl Expo

07/01/05

A Gathering of Friends

Republished courtesy of The Cornerstone, The Foundation Newsletter (Volume 67 July 2005)

Once again it is time for International Bowl Expo. This year's event is being held in beautiful Orlando, Florida; a sight only a short drive to the world renowned Kegel facility. This year's Expo is sure to have something in store for everyone as hundreds of manufacturers, distributors, and vendors come together to present their latest and greatest innovations to better every aspect of bowling.

Bowl Expo

06/29/05

USBC holds open forum on proposed equipment revisions

Equipment Specifications Committee will meet July 23

USBCLogoRed_small.jpg The United States Bowling Congress hosted an open discussion forum June 28 concerning proposed specifications modifications for bowling balls. USBC officials and representatives from 16 bowling ball manufacturing companies, two IBPSIA board members, two BPAA board representatives and PBA officials discussed several issues regarding the proposed changes.

Bowl Expo

06/28/05

PBA CEO: Bowling Still A 'People' Business

International coaching/pro shop summit concludes another successful run

Steve_Miller_2548.jpg Coaches and pro shop employees must inspire their customers and remember that bowling is a "people" business, said PBA President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Miller in his address today to coaching and pro shop professionals. Miller was the main speaker for today's conclusion to the 15th annual IBPSIA International Educational Conference and third annual Bowling Coaches Summit at the Wyndham Orlando Resort.

Bowl Expo

06/28/05

USBC CEO: Coaching 'critical' to bowling's future growth

Dalkin address one of many highlights on Day 2 of coaching/pro shop summit

Roger Dalkin.jpg Coaching will be a key component to helping the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) in its charge to grow the sport of bowling in the coming years, Roger Dalkin, the USBC Chief Executive Officer said in an address to coaching and pro shop professionals. Dalkin opened the second day of the 15th annual International Bowling Pro Shop and Instructors Association International Educational Conference and third annual Bowling Coaches Summit in Orlando.

Bowl Expo

06/27/05

Bowling summit gets rolling in Florida

Hall of Famer Salvino delivers energetic keynote address

Carmen Salvino, the legendary American Bowling Congress and Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Famer and top level bowling coach, displayed his trademark energy and enthusiasm during his keynote address at the 15th annual International Bowling Pro Shop and Instructors Association International Educational Conference and third annual Bowling Coaches Summit at the Wyndham Orlando Resort.

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