Global Sponsors

Electrosonic, Inc.

Electrosonic, celebrating its 50th anniversary, is an international audio-visual company that creates tailored, state-of-the-art solutions for a wide range of markets including theme parks, museums, control rooms, and corporate meeting rooms. Since its founding in 1964, Electrosonic has built a strong reputation for working on complex projects, both large and small, and has developed lasting partnerships with customers and suppliers. Beyond complete integrated systems, Electrosonic provides a comprehensive scope of services including technical design, projector lamp sales, maintenance and operational support.

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Wartsila North America, Inc.

Wartsila Funa Solutions offers fully integrated design, specification, engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation, programming, training and maintenance services for audio, video, lighting, control and network infrastructure systems. We bring our extensive experience in theatrical, theme park, marine & industrial projects and apply that knowledge to provide our clients with innovative solutions.

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MediaMation, Inc.

MediaMation is an interactive technology company and a worldwide, leading supplier and manufacturer of our patented X4D[R] technology for 4D/5D motion EFX theaters and seats. We design and implement creative solutions for complex shows, rides, exhibits, fountain shows, etc. for theme parks, zoos, aquariums, museums, cinemas and FECs. From concept to design to installation, MediaMation provides turnkey solutions to creating state-of-the-art 4D theater and themed environments.

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Falcon's Creative Group

Falcon’s Creative Group transforms space with breakthrough creative solutions and the latest technology. Our master planning, attraction design, executive production, and special venue development deliver immersive adventures that challenge the limits of reality.  Every day we create unforgettable experiences for our clients and their guests.

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Mousetrappe

Mousetrappe is an award-winning media design studio that develops and produces immersive and impactful media-based entertainment and content, as seen in shows, spectaculars, immersive films, exhibits, attractions, and live events for the most treasured theme parks, museums, events, and IP’s in the world.

Mousetrappe has created some of the most complex and entertaining massive-scale architecturally mapped projection nighttime spectaculars for top-tier theme parks worldwide; media-based theme park attractions for Ferrari Land; and award-winning world-renowned media experiences: Beyond All Boundaries 4D Cinematic Experience film for the National WWII Museum with Executive Producer Tom Hanks, the Space Shuttle Atlantis attraction’s jaw-dropping immersive dome theatre and pre-show at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and a historic 30K pixel media installation for the iconic One World Observatory in New York City.

Led by a team of multi award-winning creative and technological talent, Mousetrappe’s spectacular experiences magically entertain millions of visitors annually and repeatedly — day after day, night after night.

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Cortina Productions

We are media designers; crafters of image and light, sound and touch. From films and videos, to interactive exhibits we produce award-winning media that entertains, educates, and inspires. From initial concept development through final installation, we collaborate with you to blend story and technology into a single artistic vision.

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Chicago Scenic Studios, Inc.

How do you define excitement? Physically, emotionally, mentally move and engage your audience beyond the expected. Chicago Scenic Studios has defined, designed, built and ensured that every event or exhibit hits the appropriate level of excitement for its audience. For 35 years, we've worked with designers & clients to create custom stories and events and connect with audiences of all types. Find out more about Chicago Scenic Studios by visiting our website at www.chicagoscenic.com.

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Oceaneering Entertainment Systems

Oceaneering Entertainment Systems (OES) is an award-winning ride systems designer/integrator that contributes to the cutting-edge development of theme park technologies and other custom solutions. Comprised of some of the best talent in the industry, OES is a group of engineers,installers, planners, project managers, and visionaries who work together to bring a logical approach to its Customers’ creative challenges. The success of OES comes from our ability to interpret the visions of some of the most talented Creative Designers in the themed attractions industry, and utilize its compelling engineering expertise in order to help them create compelling shows and powerful experiences.

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Attraction & Entertainment Solutions, Inc. (A&ES)

John Oldham, visionary CEO of Attraction & Entertainment Solutions (A&ES), uses best practices to integrate aesthetic excellence into themed interactive environments and attractions. From concept to completion, his world-class team of engineers and designers collaborate, create, design, fabricate and install projects with superior technical expertise. The firm is laser focused on engaging human interaction and immersing guests/visitors into an experience that goes beyond expectations into a realm of its own. A trusted signature in the business, A&ES is built on a foundation of transparency and trust. From hotels to museums, zoos to gardens, restaurants to resorts, one-off props to mechanical special effects, you will hear it, see it and feel it with A&ES. We’re honored to be a sponsor this year!

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Artistic Entertainment Services

Artistic Entertainment Service has over 30 years of experience creating innovative and impactful products for theme park attractions, architectural projects, retail developments, large scale parade floats, exhibitions, and trade shows. With our dedicated team of over 200 creatives and engineers, and bi-coastal facilities spanning more than 100,000 square feet, we have both the infrastructure and the ability to execute complex projects of every scale. All of our design and fabrication work is executed in-house with state of the art equipment, and this full service model enables us to deliver world-class work not only efficiently but fast. Whether you have a vague idea that needs focus and development, or a highly specific concept involving ambitious fabrication, the Artistic Entertainment Services team prides itself on working side by side with clients to ensure that we meet and exceed their expectations. Our clients include world-renowned theme parks, major entertainment companies, leading media and fashion brands, as well as museums, retailers, and private businesses. 

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Thinkwell Group

Headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in Beijing and Abu Dhabi, Thinkwell Group is a global experience design and production agency specializing in the creation and master planning of theme parks, destination resorts, major branded and intellectual property attractions, events & spectaculars, museums & exhibits, expos, and live shows around the world.  Founded in 2001, Thinkwell is a creative, collaborative team with extensive experience in strategy, planning, design and production of location-based entertainment projects worldwide. The award-winning company has become a leader in experiential design by bringing a unique holistic approach to every creative engagement, delivering extraordinary results to notable clients over the years, including Fortune 500 companies, movie studios, museums, theme parks and destination resorts.  For more information visit: www.thinkwellgroup.com.

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7thSense Design

7thSense Design is a multi-award-winning supplier of superior performance media servers. Our market-leading technologies manage and deliver content to screen and surface at the very best frame rate and resolution.

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Adirondack Studios

Adirondack Studios was founded in 1975 as a resource for design and custom fabrication. Located in upstate New York, the 125,000 square foot facility includes dedicated studios for design, carpentry, metal, FRP, paint, electrics, soft goods and project management. Adirondack Studios is a successful, substantial and respected creative force in the entertainment industries. We build on this reputation through astute, pragmatic, and elegant contributions to every project.

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Mad Systems Inc.

Mad Systems Inc provides audiovisual systems and customized interactive experiences for museums, visitor centers, theme parks, universities and corporate headquarters around the world. We design, engineer and develop reliable turnkey systems and specialize in innovative and unique solutions from high tech state-of-the-art exhibits to electro-mechanical hands on experiences. Mad Systems also provides consultancy and project management for designers and fabricators across the culture and entertainment industry.

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Kraftwerk Living Technologies GmbH, Wels (Austria)

Kraftwerk Living Technologies is one of the leading companies in the field of professional audio-visual system integration. We combine and synchronize high-quality systems to provide tailor-made overall solutions for the global market. Our technical designers and engineers design and integrate the highest profile large format media-based attractions in the world. Kraftwerk Living Technologies is your professional partner for AUDIO Ð VIDEO Ð SCREENS Ð LIGHTING Ð SHOW CONTROL Ð SPECIAL EFFECTS for high-end attractions like 4D Theatres, Waterplexx 5D Theatres, Dark Rides & Suspended Dark Rides, Domes, Tunnels, Virtual Aquariums, Flying Theatres, Suspended Flying Theatres(TM), Tram Rides, Hybrid Dome Theatres, CircuMotion Theatres(TM), SFX Coasters(TM) and many more. TURN ON UNITED TECHNOLOGIES

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HBG Design

HBG Design delivers integrated architecture and interior design to the national hospitality and entertainment industry from offices in Memphis, TN, and San Diego, CA. As one of the top-ranked hospitality and entertainment design firms in the United States, HBG Design has built a focused specialty in hotel design and operations, resort destinations and entertainment design.

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JRA (Jack Rouse Associates)

Named by The Wall Street Journal as one of the world's more prominent design firms, JRA (Jack Rouse Associates) is a group of writers, planners, designers, media producers and project managers based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Aquatic Design & Engineering

ADE has successfully designed & engineered 2,000+ projects worldwide including water features, show fountains choreographed to music, five-star resort pool amenities, interactive water features, aquatic facilities, wet play structures, lazy rivers, and water parks.

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PCL Construction Enterprises, Inc.

PCL is the nation's #3 Entertainment builder based upon volume according to Engineering News Record magazine. PCL has a diverse and extensive entertainment background with a portfolio consisting of billions of dollars worth of rides, roller coasters, simulators, aquariums, restaurants, retail, and support facilities. Our experience has provided our key personnel with the proper mindset and a complete understanding that the guest experience is everything.

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Sally Corporation

Established in 1977, Sally Corporation is the lead manufacture of award-winning dark rides and animatronics. SALLY is a turnkey facility offering design, fabrication, scripting, audio production, lighting, scenic work, electronics, installation and project management from beginning to end. SALLY has installed attractions world wide and continues to bring new innovations to each project.

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