Connect&GO, a leader in guest experience engineering and wearable RFID technology for events and attractions, has deployed its Konnect virtual wallet solution to seven new attractions across the globe, meaning that there are now several million new users of the innovative technology. This includes popular destinations such as France’s Fabrikus World, Canada’s Méga Parc des Galleries de la Capitale and the world’s first interprovincial zipline, Interzip Rogers.
Brand new European customers
Fabrikus World, formerly known as Europark, is the largest fixed fairground in France. The attraction can be found in Vias Plage and features more than 80 attractions set over 17.3 acres of park. The venue’s most recent owners, the Brunet family, were showmen at the park for 25 years, and have now delegated the digital transformation of the park to the European subsidiary of Connect&GO.
This includes the online ticketing platform, ticket offices and secure access control. Visitors can also use cashless payment thanks to the launch of the park’s own currency, Fabcoin.
“The moment the Brunet family introduced us to the Fabrikus project, we fell in love with it,” says Dominic Gagnon, president of Connect&GO. “Today we are proud to deploy our virtual portfolio platform, Konnect, in the largest fixed fairground in France. It will become our European showcase and accelerate the development of our subsidiary in France where we plan to make several investments and hires in the years to come.”
North American attractions benefit from Konnect
Meanwhile, in Canada, Interzip Rogers has also chosen to work with Connect&GO. This is the only place in the world where visitors can take an interprovincial zipline. They can enjoy bird’s eye views over the Ottawa River as they zoom between Ontario and Quebec.
The promoter of Interzip, Orkestra, selected Connect&GO for its omnichannel ticketing platform including its discharge signature management module as well as its memories platform. Guest can opt to buy an unforgettable souvenir video of their zipline ride, as soon as they purchase a ticket, generating more income for the promoter.
“The ease of use of the Konnect platform allows us to focus on our operations and marketing since the early opening of the interprovincial zipline. The interface is easy to understand and the customer journey is just as easy, contributing to a very high level of customer satisfaction since our launch” says Emilie Séguin, Director of Interzip Rogers.
Also in Canada, Oxford Properties has opted to use the Connect&GO Konnect platform throughout Méga Parc des Galleries de la Capitale, one of the largest family parks in Canada. This attraction, which sees almost one million visitors each year, can now benefit from omnichannel ticketing, point cards, smart bracelets, ride access control and capacity management, with shopping kiosks deployed throughout the park.
Suitable for FECs, theme parks, zoos and more
In Dallas, visitors to the Centennial Hall in Fair Park can take part in The Nerf Challenge, which has 90,000 square metres of playing field. There is also a combat area as well as Nerf football, baseball and basketball, and other activities like the human wrecking ball and giant foosball table.
The promoter, Killburn, already worked with Connect&GO on the bracelet experience for Nerf Challenge Los Angeles in 2019 and has now decided to use the Konnect platform as a ticketing system, access control, of discharge and gamification signatures.
Earlier this year, blooloop spoke to Connect&GO and Granby Zoo to find out how its integrated solutions are enhancing the visitor experience at the popular attraction. The Zoo is now the first Zoo in North America to deploy the Konnect platform by Connect&GO, based on the most advanced virtual wallet technology available on the market. To find out more, you can read the full interview here.
Soon, Connect&GO’s virtual wallet technology will also be available at Baie de Beauport, the beach in Quebec City at Domaine du Radar, a major recreational tourism site, and at Intencité, the largest recreational complex in Canada.
“After a challenging year with COVID19, we are very happy to see the enthusiasm for our technology and expect very rapid growth over the next year,” says Gagnon.
Last month, Connect&GO announced that it has acquired two companies – Nomad Logic and 3DB Solution. As a result of this move, it will also be launching Kapture: Memory Maker, a new solution that enables attractions operators to create memorable experiences and increase customer engagement, loyalty and revenue.