Celebrate Culture with the AAM on Museums Advocacy Day

On February 25-26, the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) will be celebrating Museums Advocacy Day in Washington DC. The AAM is encouraging anyone with a passion for museums to attend the events and show Congress why museums deserve their support. American museums contribute $21 billion to the American economy each year, and across the country,… Read More

Prepping for the Presidential Inauguration

We are now less than a week away from the Presidential Inauguration. The parade and swearing-in ceremony for President Obama’s second term will be held on Monday January 21st at the United States Capitol in Washington DC, and officials are expecting upwards of 250,000 people in attendance. Crowd control is a huge focus for city… Read More

4 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing Crowd Control

When tasked with finding a crowd control solution for your facility, you might find yourself overwhelmed by all of the options. Don’t be. Ask yourself these four questions to help narrow down your options. Once you’ve answered them, you should have a better idea of what you’ll need to get started. 1. Is your facility… Read More

Have a Safe, Smart, and Happy New Year!

It’s that time of the year again. Time for self-reflection, determination, and resolution. A time to celebrate the triumphs of this year, and the aspirations of the year to come. Whether you’re preparing for a party at Times Square, the town park, or a local bar, we wish you a safe, happy, and healthy new… Read More

LegoLand Malaysia Leads with Comprehensive Crowd Control Policies

It’s refreshing to see theme parks paying special attention to their crowd control policies. We know Disney World’s doing it, and Legoland Malaysia is now following suit. On Saturday, the monstrous park with more than 40 rides, shows, and attractions, announced that they would be limiting the number of new entries into the park from… Read More

Hello Gorgeous Uses Posts & Ropes for Visit from Santa

Hello Gorgeous is the largest Salon & Spa in New Jersey, and it’s more than just a place to get your hair and nails done. Whether it’s runway shows, food drives, or visits from Santa, the staff at Hello Gorgeous is always busy with a special event. Last month, Natalie Foxhill, the Marketing & Promotions… Read More

5 Things People Hate About Waiting in Line

1.) Long Lines This may seem obvious, but when we say “long lines” we mean physical length, not wait time. While wait time is important, studies show that waiting customers will overwhelmingly choose a short, slow line over a fast, long line. Unified queues are the only certain solution for this complaint. 2.) Being Unoccupied… Read More

Time Lapse Video: A Queueing Lesson from Comiket

Comic Market, or “Comiket,” is the world’s largest self-published comic book fair that takes place semiannually at the Tokyo Big Sight Convention Center in Japan. There are over 500,000 people in attendance each year, and attendees usually line up days in advance in order to enter first and grab the highly coveted comic books. In… Read More