AEM to Oversee Major Expansion of Cinergy Entertainment Group’s Midland, Texas Facility

Cinergy Expansion

Midland, TX – Amusement Entertainment Management has been selected to spearhead the expansion of Cinergy Entertainment Group’s 11-screen cinema complex in Midland, Texas.  The 53,000 square foot dine-in cinema and family entertainment venue will receive a 27,000 square foot building addition capable of supporting 18 luxury bowling lanes (with private suite access), 4 digital projection axe throwing bays, 3 thrilling quick-play escape rooms, a series of fully-immersive virtual reality attractions, and an expanded arcade with large-format game styles.

When complete, the sprawling 80,000 square foot structure will offer live event broadcasting as well as generous private event and conference facilities for guests, supported by a chef-inspired menu and fully themed interior.   AEM’s Director of Client Services, Jackie Zilligen commented, “we are delighted to work alongside Cinergy in delivering a best-in-class entertainment experience for the residents of Midland.”   Project completion is slated for August, 2024.

Dallas, Texas-based Cinergy Entertainment Group, Inc. was crowned Top Family Entertainment Center of the World by IAAPA in 2019 and operates 82 screens within nine luxury cinema and entertainment centers in Texas, Oklahoma, North Carolina, and Illinois. All Cinergy centers feature recline-and-dine cinemas with alcoholic beverages, expansive menu options, and premium décor. The Organization has established itself as the foremost operator and influential leader among companies in the cinema entertainment sector, with owners Jeff and Jamie Benson recognized as recipients of CineShow’s Visionary Award in 2022.

Amusement Entertainment Management, LLC, under the guidance of Managing Partner Jerry Merola, offers a full range of consulting services, including early-stage market feasibility analysis, business plan development, funding assistance, conceptual design, and layout services.  The Firm is a leading expert in entertainment center site and attraction selection, having developed more than 400 venues in its 28-year history. For more information, please visit or contact AEM Client Services at 800.253.4045.