April 20, 2020

COVID-19 Resource Center

Betson is Here for You During These Difficult Times

The COVID-19 crisis is having a tremendous financial impact on many of our customers. Betson is committed to working with you to get through this difficult time. We truly believe we will get through this by working hand in hand. Learn more.

Covid-19 Relief AMOA Update

As we wait for the new COVID-19 relief package to be signed into law, AMOA would like to share an overview of the 2020 Omnibus Legislation from its DC-based Dentons team. Click here.

Reopening Guidance

View the Betson Reopening Resource Guide here.

IAAPA Reopening Guidance

Developed in partnership with attractions members and operators from around the world, as well as health-related guidance from government agencies and medical professionals, IAAPA’s “Reopening Guidance: Considerations for the Attractions Industry” outlines principles and approaches to consider for reopening once local government officials in your area remove “stay-at-home” orders, allow non-essential businesses to reopen, and say it’s safe for citizens to move around their community. Learn more.

BPAA Reopening Resource Center

BPAA Reopening Resource Center: The goal of the resource center is to provide operators with the tools, best practices, and resources to help you reopen their business to the public. Resources are separated into 6 different categories Marketing, Staffing, Bowling, Food & Beverage, Attractions, and Resources. While no two businesses in America today will reopen exactly the same and under the same state and local guidelines, use the resources that make sense for your business model. Learn more.

NAMA Reopening Resource Center

As state and local governments consider more fully reopening their economies, now is the time for the convenience services industry to prepare, with a focus on supporting the health and wellness of both employees and customers. Learn more here.

Travel & Hospitality

Industry Guidance for Promoting the Health and Safety of All Travelers here.

World Waterpark Association

To aid members in putting together reopening plans for their individual facilities, the WWA has made available an Aquatic Facility & Waterpark Reopening Considerations document.

National Restuarant Association

Guidance for reopening a restaurant here.

National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

Guidance for park agencies on the Pathway to Recovery here.

Operators Guide: How to Answer Difficult Questions

Kevin Williams recently published a guide on how to answer tough questions from customers. Learn more here.


Find the AMOA Cleaning and Sanitation for Games Guidelines here.

Find Hologate’s Hygiene and Safety Standards for VR Equipment here.

Find Apple Industries Photobooth cleaning guide here.

Find Triotech’s Guide on how to Operate their attractions here.

Find the ICE Games Cleaning Guide here.

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. When implemented, there will be many new resources available for small businesses, as well as certain nonprofits and other employers. Learn more.

Live Oak Bank Paycheck Protection Program

Live Oak Bank is committed to helping small businesses navigate the COVID-19 loan relief options. The Paycheck Protection Program, part of the new CARES stimulus package, is a federal loan program aimed at helping small businesses that have been severely impacted by COVID-19.

IAAPA Member Resources for COVID-19

As the global COVID-19 situation continues to spread rapidly, concern for member health and safety remains top of mind. This resource page continues to be updated daily to help IAAPA members stay informed during this rapidly evolving situation. Learn more.


eLearning provides an efficient path to rapidly educate employees about preventing the spread of coronavirus and how to work and manage tasks remotely. Below is a list of complementary courses about coronavirus preparedness, infection control, pandemic planning, and remote working strategies. Please use them to help you and your employees reduce their exposure and spread of the virus. Learn more.

IAAPA Slack Group

A movement to connect FEC leaders worldwide to share knowledge, best practices, and updates on what they are doing to survive the COVID-19 crisis. Join here.

Visit Betson’s Arcade and Cleaning Safety page here.


  • Thanks for this informative article ! The epidemic has made adjustments to the way we are used to living. I think it taught us a lot. For example, be more flexible, be able to adjust quickly to changes, wash hands, work from home, use the zoom. And most importantly, take care of yourself and your loved ones.

  • Thank you for this insightful article! The epidemic has forced adjustments to how we’re accustomed to live. I believe that it provided us with a lot of lessons. For instance, be more flexible and be able to adapt rapidly to changes, wash your hands, work at home, and use the zoom. Most important of all, take time to take care of yourself as well as your family members.

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