CES+, a leading provider of cinema equipment, software, and technology solutions, announced a new partnership with GQT Movies LLC. In which CES+ will provide digital management and remote monitoring leveraging CIELO’s leading Cinema operation management solution.
GQT Movies, a chain of 22 movie theaters headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, represents 174 screens in the United States. CES+ will oversee the implementation of CIELO’s technology across GQT Movies locations, including future locations the chain will represent. The platform will enable GQT Movies to reduce support costs while increasing uptime levels through features like smart alerts, hands-on customer service and more.
“We are very excited that GQT Movies has selected us as their provider, enabling higher efficiency, cost savings and resource optimization,” said Alex Younger, CEO at CES+. “These are key components to the continued success of the business in the post-pandemic world.”
“CES+ has been a proven technology leader in our industry with an unblemished reputation making it an easy choice. Service complemented by CIELO’s software, will allow us the best chance of keeping our screens on during a post-pandemic world,” said Matt McSparin, COO at GQT Movies. “Every show counts and we chose CES+ and CIELO to help us.” he added.
This marks the latest partnership for CES+, which continues to support cinema owners across the United States with leading-edge automation solutions. “The world is beginning to recover from the impacts of COVID-19,” explained Younger. “With this, players in the digital cinema industry need to embrace cutting-edge automation technology if they want to continue
competing. We’re thrilled to support cinema owners in their growth and to complement our offering with CIELO’s leading cost savings and support optimization platform.”
CES+ is an integrator of cinema equipment, software, and technology solutions. For over 35 years, CES+ has designed intelligent, tailor-made solutions for exhibitors in the cinema industry. Recent changes in the cinema industry have made it an even greater challenge to capture audiences. CES+ works alongside exhibitors in evolving their technology to leverage the latest cinematic innovations to excite, entertain, and provide epic customer experiences. CES+ has worked alongside many exhibitors in the US and LATAM markets as a partner to their cinema needs in regard to eatery trends, equipment, new builds, as well as operational process consulting with the CIELO platform. For more information, visit www.ces.plus.
About GQT Movies
GQT Movies started operation in July of 2020 after acquiring the old Goodrich Quality Theaters out of bankruptcy. GQT has chosen to operate each of its theaters as soon as they were eligible to open per state mandates and currently offers a full compliment of showtimes and days. GQT just opened a new theater in Tarentum, PA (Pittsburgh area) and will be opening one in Montgomery, AL in early May with two other openings planned, but not yet announced, for later in the year.