Coin-Op Industry Event to be Held in St. Louis

February 21, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS – The AMOA-National Dart Association (NDA) and Valley National 8-Ball League Association (VNEA) will once again partner to host the biennial educational conference League SMART. 

The conference will be held July 10-12, in St. Louis with the theme being “Innovation for the future of coin-op.”

Owners of coin-operated vending companies and league coordinators from across the world will be traveling to

St. Louis for this two-day event designed around topics such as  developing leagues, player relations and developing business through social media, sponsorships and more.

Registration is free to NDA and VNEA members.

This year’s conference will be held at Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark. The cost per room is $110 per night and must be reserved by June 8, to receive the special group discount. Tickets for the St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates game are also available for $35 and must be reserved at the same time as registration. A limited number of tickets are available.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet industry leaders and manufacturers in both dart and pool, ask questions and receive advice and recommendations.

Visit or for more information. As the program develops, details will be available on the NDA and VNEA’s websites.


The NDA is an international trade association of coin-operated vending companies representing approximately 250 members and 48,000 players worldwide. The NDA was formed by and for coin machine operators to promote the sport of electronic darting exclusively on operator-owned equipment. The Association offers a variety of programs, materials and supplies to support its members in increasing the profitability of their dart operations. The NDA and Team Dart is sponsored by the Amusement and Music Operators Association (AMOA), Arachnid, Inc., Cyberdine d.o.o., Gaelco Darts S.L., NSM-Löwen Entertainment and Shelti. 

The Valley National 8-Ball League Association (VNEA) is an association of coin machine operators, manufacturer/suppliers and pool players, working together to provide increased interest in the game of pool. The mission of the association is to encourage pool players to form leagues and play in weekly competition on pool tables owned by the operator members. The Association’s goals and objectives include greater volume and increased profit for the operators and the locations they serve, more fun for the players and a more stable industry for both the manufacturer/suppliers and operators.