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Increase Your Capacity and Increase Your Profits

This session is a detailed overview on how a haunted attraction can increase the number of patrons per hour that can be pushed though per hour, and therefore increase their money making capability. Supercharge you haunt by learning the tips and ticks of creating a high quality, high capacity haunt.

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Increase Your Capacity and Increase Your Profits

  1. 1. Increase YourCapacity And Increase Your Profits By Leonard Pickel, Hauntrepreneurs® Themed Attraction Design and Consulting
  2. 2. Throughput: The capacity of an attraction, described in the number of patrons per hour. Attraction Capacity = Income Higher Capacity = Higher IncomeBut how do we increase the capacitywithout decreasing the quality of the experience?
  3. 3. Benefits Of Increased Capacity Shorter Lines More Tickets Sold Repeat Tours Happier Customers
  4. 4. Design Criteria Effective Attraction Maximum Capacity Highest Quality Level
  5. 5. Attraction Style Guided Tour Pulsed Groups Constant Line
  6. 6. Attraction Size The Smaller The Faster! Multiple Element
  7. 7. Scare Design Hide the Actor High Startle, Low Theatrics Multiple Scare Points Scare Forward No Menacing Scares Designate Scares Actor Return
  8. 8. Maze Design Split Maze Double Pathway Light Control Gauntlet Rooms Scare Spacing
  9. 9. Capacity Killers Staff in the Hallways! Scripted Dialog Disguised Exits Dead Ends and Pathway Choices Very Dark Sections Low Capacity Room Designs The Rules Decorations Actor Breaks Building Configuration
  10. 10. Operational Control Hold a Short Line Multiple Ticket Takers Actor Training
  11. 11. The Future of Throughput Not For Everyone Timed Ticketing Use The Queue Line
  12. 12. Thanks for Listening! Leonard Pickel 972-951-5100 leonardpickel@gmail.comHauntrepreneurs® Themed Attraction Design and Consulting