AP Podcast – Episode 130: Tony Moore talks about unique attraction business models and building a sustainable culture


Tony Moore is the Executive Director and CEO of Gathering Place in Tulsa, OK.  The Gathering Place is truly a unique property not only because of their attraction mix, but also because of their business model.  In this episode, Tony talks about what it was like building the park and it’s culture, why focusing on quality is so important, and how community and civic responsibility play a role in the daily operation of the park.

To learn more about Gathering Place: https://www.gatheringplace.org/

If you have a question for the mailbag or know of a leader we should highlight on the show, please drop us a line.  If you have questions about anything addressed on the show, feel free to reach out anytime!

Josh – josh@amusementadvantage.com

Matt – matt@performanceoptimist.com




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