Launch Entertainment of Asheville Secures Early Renewal Agreement for More Years of Family Fun

Local Franchisee Commits to a 10-Year Deal in North Carolina

ASHEVILLE, N.C. Launch Entertainment (Launch), an indoor family entertainment franchise, has recently renewed its agreement with the Asheville park franchisee and local operator, Kristie Bivins, keeping the location in the community for another ten years. 

“Renewing our agreement with Launch Entertainment allows my team and me the ability to continue offering one-of-a-kind experiences for families in our community,” said Kristie. “Launch has created a unique haven in Asheville, evolving into a full-service entertainment destination that goes above and beyond, catering to diverse audiences. We’re dedicated to providing a blend of fun, fitness, and family bonding, positioning Launch as a standout destination for North Carolina.”

With a background in computer studies and experience as a dedicated mom, Kristie’s journey into Launch was inspired by her commitment to family and community. Also, a group fitness instructor, Kristie understands the importance of wellness and family fun, especially for children. By continuing to invest in Launch and its modern attractions, she aims to create an entertainment space where families can come together and make lasting memories.

“Kristie has been instrumental in positioning Launch as the number one destination for family entertainment in North Carolina. The 10-year renewal agreement not only reflects her exceptional management but also reaffirms the bright future ahead for Launch Entertainment in Asheville under her ownership,” said Jeff Todd, SVP of Business Development at Launch Entertainment. “Our diverse array of attractions continues to position Launch as the first choice for residents in Asheville and we’re eager to continue to watch its successes. We also look forward to partnering with more franchise operators, like Kristie, to expand Launch’s footprint into new markets.”

The Launch Entertainment business model offers a scalable, multi-unit opportunity and creates a fun, dynamic, and competitive environment that drives growth and profitability for its franchise operators. Through its multiple revenue streams, the concept entices customers of all ages with a thrilling experience and a variety of attractions and amenities that keep guests coming back year-round and increases returns for franchisees.

Target markets for growth include new and existing markets around the Midwest, Northeast and Southwest, with a current emphasis on Georgia, Texas, Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Connecticut, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Alabama, New Jersey, Kansas and Missouri. The brand is seeking franchise partnerships with investors wanting to diversify their portfolio through its multi-revenue stream business model. Potential franchisees are higher net-worth individuals, with $1M liquid and $2M net worth.

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About Launch Entertainment 

Launch Entertainment is the leader in the indoor family entertainment segment. Founded in 2012, the concept has evolved from a trampoline park and small arcade to the ultimate family destination: a full family entertainment center offering a variety of “Awesome” attractions, premium bar, and restaurant. The brand currently has 28 locations across 14 states, with several new locations in development. Backed by an experienced leadership team and a private equity deal with Silver Oak Services Partners, Launch Entertainment has initiated a full-scale franchise development plan. 

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