BMI Gaming

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This article is about the amusement device company. For other uses, see BMI.
BMI Gaming / BMIGaming.com
Type Private
Industry
  • Entertainment
  • Arcade Games
  • Amusement Devices
  • Vending Machines
Founded 2002
Founders
  • David L. Young
Headquarters Boca Raton, Florida, USA
Area served Worldwide
Key people
  • David Young (CEO)
  • Bill Quirein (CFO)
  • Jay Fleming (VP/Operations)
Products
Parent BMI Worldwide, Inc.
Subsidiaries
  • BMI Worldwide / Latinoamericano – Bogota, Colombia
  • BMI Worldwide / Africa-Oceania – Cape Town, South Africa
Website bmigaming.com

BMI Gaming (known as BMIGaming.com) is a global arcade machine, amusement device, digital "out-of-home" (DOE) entertainment and vending machine multichannel wholesale distributor to FEC (Family Entertainment Centers), Arcades, Corporate, Consumer and LBE (Location Based Entertainment) clients.

BMI Gaming was founded in 2002 by David L. Young,[1] a serial entrepreneur, marketing professional and arcade games collector,[citation needed] and is owned and operated by BMI Worldwide, Inc. based in Boca Raton, Florida, with domestic offices located in Salt Lake City, UT, and Myrtle Beach, SC, and international offices located in Bogotá, Colombia and Cape Town, South Africa, with plans to open additional sales facilities in Asia, Europe and the Middle East by late 2014.[2]

Markets[edit]

BMIGaming.com also specializes in Family Entertainment Center development.[3]

Notability / Awards[edit]

BMI Gaming has attained several awards in the few years since its inception, most notably including Inc. Magazine's "Inc. 500 List" of the fastest growing private firms in America in 2007,[4] PriceWaterhouseCoopers / Entrepreneur Magazine's "Hot 100 List" of the fastest growing companies in the US in 2006.[5] and was ranked by Internet Retailer Magazine as one of the "Top 500 Internet Retailers" in the world in 2006, 2007 & 2008.[6]

BMI Gaming lays claim to the "World's Largest Gaming Superstore" on the internet by sales and by number of products offered, and is ranked as the most visited commercial website (based on total global visitors) for coin-operated machines in the world, according to statistics published by Quantcast.com.[7]

Since 2011, BMI Gaming, in association with one of the leading amusement industry news publishers, The Stinger Report, publishes the Annual BOSA Awards[8] (Best Of Show Amusement Awards) in January of each year, which recognizes both innovation, creativity and originality for new arcade and amusement products, as presented at the annual IAAPA Amusement Expo, held every November in Orlando, Florida.

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