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TransWorld Halloween & Attractions Show 2019: Interviews and Overview

3/28/2019
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The Transworld Halloween and Attractions Show is the largest trade show that features products focused directly to Haunted Attractions, Themed Attractions, and Escape Rooms. This was the first year that a Christmas Show was added into the show. The TransWorld Halloween and Attractions Show is currently located in St.Louis, Missouri at the America’s Center. Who … Continue reading "TransWorld Halloween & Attractions Show 2019: Interviews and Overview" The post TransWorld Halloween &...

Duration:00:55:39

Women in Haunting: Advice from the Females of the Haunt Industry

3/15/2019
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Women do exist in the Haunted Attraction Industry. They are Haunt Owners, Haunt Business Owners, Designers, Special FX Artists, Scare Managers, Scare Actors, Haunt Moms, Security, Maintenance, Ticket Takers, Parking Lot Attendees, and just about anywhere you’d find a man. Female Haunters bring unique perspectives and creative energy to many different positions within this crazy … Continue reading "Women in Haunting: Advice from the Females of the Haunt Industry" The post Women in...

Duration:01:13:28

HAuNTcon 2019: Our review plus interviews from the convention floor

2/6/2019
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HAuNTcon (co-located with the Halloween and Party Expo) is one of the nations’s fastest growing conventions for Haunters, Halloween buyers, and Haunted Attraction Owners. HAuNTcon stands for Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Convention. IN 2019, it was hosted in New Orleans and will return in 2020. It is scheduled to be held in Dallas, Texas … Continue reading "HAuNTcon 2019: Our review plus interviews from the convention floor" The post HAuNTcon 2019: Our review plus interviews...

Duration:01:43:07

Epic Home Haunts: The Documentary About the Lives of Home Haunters

12/29/2018
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The Epic Home Haunts Documentary The Epic Home Haunts Documentary is a movie that shares the lives of four Home Haunter families and how they get ready for Halloween each year. Setting up realistic Haunted Attraction events in their yards, garages, & properties..all for free for their communities. We get the Haunters on this … Continue reading "Epic Home Haunts: The Documentary About the Lives of Home Haunters" The post Epic Home Haunts: The Documentary About the Lives of Home Haunters...

Duration:01:39:08

What’s NEW at HAuNTcon 2019. Plus, Stories from The Dead Factory and Deadmonton Haunted House

11/13/2018
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What’s inside this podcast episode? Liz Irving joins us from HAuNTcon: Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow & Convention to let us in on what’s going on this January 25-27th in New Orleans. Brian and Darryl discuss their Haunt Season..some highlights and some lessons learned at The Dead Factory in Missouri and Deadmonton House in Canada. HAuNTcon … Continue reading "What’s NEW at HAuNTcon 2019. Plus, Stories from The Dead Factory and Deadmonton Haunted House" The post What’s NEW at...

Duration:00:57:04

Haunted House Marketing: How to get more customers to find your attraction

8/31/2018
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Haunt Marketing: How to get more customers to find your attraction If you have a difficult time getting customers through your Haunted Attraction, you’re not alone. All of us struggle with it. Slowly trying to up the attendance, trying to retain your current customers, & finding your exact type of customer. In this audio podcast … Continue reading "Haunted House Marketing: How to get more customers to find your attraction" The post Haunted House Marketing: How to get more customers to...

Duration:01:20:59

SouthEast Halloween Enthusiast Convention & Seasonal Attraction Leadership Symposium (Interviews with the Creators)

6/26/2018
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In this PODCAST EPISODE, we chat with the organizers of SEHEC (Southeast Halloween Enthusiast Convention) and the Seasonal Attraction Leadership Symposium. Philip Hernandez: Business Director for Gantom Lighting and Controls, a reputable company in the attraction space known for their quality lighting and controls. William Ramsay: Also known as Dr. Terror Eyes, has taught his Haunting … Continue reading "SouthEast Halloween Enthusiast Convention & Seasonal Attraction Leadership Symposium...

Duration:01:15:27

Murder CO & Black Market Escape Rooms with Jon Cooke and Ted Dougherty

5/12/2018
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Black Market Escape Rooms presents “Murder Co”: a R-rated escape experience BLACK MARKET ESCAPE ROOMS, a new immersive-based attraction company, announces the opening of MURDER CO, a permanent escape experience aimed at turning the attraction industry on its head. Location: 1220 W 9th St. | Upland, CA 91786 | 909-920-9902 Moonlighting from their day gigs, a … Continue reading "Murder CO & Black Market Escape Rooms with Jon Cooke and Ted Dougherty" The post Murder CO & Black Market Escape...

Duration:00:50:05

The Haunt Rater: How to Take Your Attraction From Good to Great with Robert Nulton

4/15/2018
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In this podcast episode, we talk to Robert Nulton from The Haunt Rater about the elements that he feels makes up a great Haunted Attraction experience and how you can improve your show for next season. The Haunt Rater has been reviewing and walking through Haunted Houses since 2008. They’ve seen the small town haunts and … Continue reading "The Haunt Rater: How to Take Your Attraction From Good to Great with Robert Nulton" The post The Haunt Rater: How to Take Your Attraction From Good to...

Duration:00:28:02

What to Expect at the West Coast Haunter’s Convention 2018 with Ed Roberts

4/5/2018
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In this podcast episode, we get Ed Roberts on to discuss what to expect at this year’s West Coast Haunter’s Convention in Portland, Oregon on April 13th through the 15th. What: A haunters convention for all, whether you are a pro haunter, home haunter, or Halloween enthusiast. The West Coast Haunter’s Convention is a 501(c)3 … Continue reading "What to Expect at the West Coast Haunter’s Convention 2018 with Ed Roberts" The post What to Expect at the West Coast Haunter’s Convention 2018...

Duration:00:43:21

Vampfangs: Theatrical lenses, Fangs & Teeth, Makeup, and more with Benjamin Selecky

3/15/2018
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In this podcast episode of HaunTopic, we get Benjamin Selecky on from Vampfangs to discuss: How to Properly Wear Theatrical Lenses and Why You Need to Choose the Right Ones Why wearing faux teeth can make your scare character come to life The new vision he and his business partner, Alexis Abare, have for Vampfangs … Continue reading "Vampfangs: Theatrical lenses, Fangs & Teeth, Makeup, and more with Benjamin Selecky" The post Vampfangs: Theatrical lenses, Fangs & Teeth, Makeup, and more...

Duration:00:42:19

Haunter’s Toolbox Exclusive: Start your Haunted Attraction Master Class Replay

2/26/2018
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This is a 30 minute segment of our full training we hosted on https://www.haunterstoolbox.com “Start a Haunted Attraction without spending tons of money” Starting up your first Haunted Attraction as a business can cost you a lot of money if you don’t know where to invest your hard earned cash. In this podcast episode, we … Continue reading "Haunter’s Toolbox Exclusive: Start your Haunted Attraction Master Class Replay" The post Haunter’s Toolbox Exclusive: Start your Haunted Attraction...

Duration:00:40:16

The HUGE HAuNTcon 2018 Episode

1/31/2018
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About HAuNTcon HAuNTcon, the leading event for starting and growing haunted attractions, is a trade-only event that brings industry professionals together each year. Owned by Urban Expositions, the event provides a platform for sourcing, learning, and networking. The next event will be held in New Orleans, January 25-27, 2019. For more information, visit hauntcon.com Our … Continue reading "The HUGE HAuNTcon 2018 Episode" The post The HUGE HAuNTcon 2018 Episode appeared first on...

Duration:02:29:27

Haunt Stories from the Dead Factory and the Deadmonton Haunted House

12/27/2017
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If you’re like us, you never get tired of stories from Haunt Season. We never get tired of talking about it. Here are the highlights from our experiences as Co-owner of the Dead Factory Haunted House (Brian Foreman) in Missouri and Manager of the Deadmonton Haunted House (Darryl Plunkie) in Canada. Deadmonton Haunted House (Edmonton … Continue reading "Haunt Stories from the Dead Factory and the Deadmonton Haunted House" The post Haunt Stories from the Dead Factory and the Deadmonton...

Duration:00:57:24

We’re going to HAuNTcon 2018 in New Orleans! Meet us there??

11/20/2017
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Everything you need to know about the HAuNTcon: Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Convention and The Halloween & Party Expo in 2018. Located at New Orleans, Louisiana on January 12-15 . Well...almost everything. New Orleans...scary stuff....Haunters...costume ball...Haunt Tours...Haunt classes...oh and so much more! In this podcast episode, we go behind the scenes of HAuNTcon 2018 with Liz Irving, the Vice President of Marketing and wearer of many hats behind the show. We discuss...

Duration:00:37:09

The Lost Audio Files of the TransWorld Halloween & Haunt Show

10/10/2017
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The forgotten audio recordings of the Transworld Halloween & Attractions Show. We got so busy with Haunt Season that we almost forgot part 3 of our compilation from the Transworld Haunt Show. We've compiled the last remaining interviews and stories behind the Scares...just for you! And some Scary tunes too!! What is the Transworld Halloween & Attractions Show? Transworld is the largest trade show focused exclusively on Haunted Attractions, Corn Mazes, Escape Rooms, and Halloween. With...

Duration:02:13:19

Halloween & HauntFest: A Texas Show for Every Level of Haunter

8/18/2017
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"Excellent Show! Lots of exhibits, friendly and scary people, good makeup demos, and an amazing body paint contest." -Mike Murray Dates: August 26 & 27 2017 Location: Mesquite Convention Center, Mesquite Texas Show Type: Cash and carry consumer Halloween show Projected Attendance: 3000 attendees Website: www.HalloweenAndHauntFest.com In this podcast episode of HaunTopic, we get Steve Colberg on the mic to chat with us about his upcoming convention Halloween & HauntFest in Texas. We cover...

Duration:00:28:44

Inside California’s Midsummer Scream Halloween Festival with David Markland

7/16/2017
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Midsummer Scream is a weekend full of Halloween and Haunted Attractions located in Long Beach, California. Interactive mini-haunts, classes to improve your Haunted House, celebrity guests, special events and parties, and over 225 exhibitors selling their products & services. In this podcast episode, Darryl Plunkie and Phillip Hernandez chat with David Markland about the purpose of Midsummer Scream and the new things you can expect if you attend. Plus, we dive a little behind David's...

Duration:00:34:48

ScareCON: Behind the Scenes of Europe’s Scare Attraction Convention with Michael Bolton

6/21/2017
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In this podcast episode, Philip Hernandez from the Haunted Attraction's Network, chats with Michael Bolton from ScareCon Europe about what's new for UK's only Scare Attraction Convention and the future of the scare attraction industry. Plus ways to improve your Haunt Business. ScareCON is Europe's ONLY show dedicated to the ever expanding scare attraction industry and is the highlight of the year for attraction owners, designers and scare fans alike. Whether you are looking to expand a...

Duration:00:41:44

More Interviews from the Transworld Halloween & Attractions Show (Part 2)

5/28/2017
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Did you miss the Transworld Halloween & Attractions Show this year? Don't worry. We were there and recorded a bunch of audio with Haunt Owners, Scare Actors, Vendors, and Haunt Marketers...and we unearthed some amazing value for you! And this is just Part TWO. Stay tuned for Part THREE as well. SUBSCRIBE HERE so you don't miss the next one. Alright Haunters...I'm going to make this a quick post and just include a list and description of WHO we recorded during our trip to the Transworld...

Duration:02:02:18