Articles by tag: theme parks

How Technology has Empowered the Theme Park and Attractions Industry

Tornado Chasers by Dynamic Attractions

Watch below as Michael Carroll of Dynamic Attractions joins Pro AV Today host Ben Thomas to discuss some of the ways that technology is empowering and enabling the modern attractions industry.   *transcript is auto-generated*   BT: Hey, everybody, welcome back to Pro AV Today. As somebody who’s been in the industry for quite some…

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Disney CEO Speaks on Disneyland Reopening Plans

Walt Disney Co. reopens its two California theme parks on April 30 after they were dark for more than a year, a key step in the entertainment giant’s recovery from the pandemic. CEO Bob Chapek said he’s “thrilled” with future guest reservations. Watch below for more.   “I think it’s going to create a reemergence…

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Industrial IoT
Measuring the Full Impact of Decreased Capacity Allowances at Theme Parks

On this episode of The Suite Spot, hosts Carlos Vargas, Howard Holton and Paul Lewis dive into a topic that might seem off the beaten path – but that’s relevant to any organizational leader. By conducting some “Mickey Mouse math” about Disney’s park reopenings, the trio explored the implications of COVID-19 on one of the world’s themed entertainment juggernauts and…

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How Theme Parks Can Embody the Innovative Focus that Drives Immersive Experiences

Theme parks are the epitome of fun and nostalgia. From your first experiences as a child to taking your own children and experiencing the magic of themed entertainment into your golden years, theme parks offer the ultimate vehicle for innovations in storytelling technology and immersive experiences that keep us all coming back for more. Even…

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Sports & Entertainment
What Theme Parks Can Learn From Disney Shanghai’s Reopening

As the world begins to open up, the future of Disney and other theme parks is uncertain. In this interview the Voice of B2B, Daniel Litwin, chats with Disney expert Ziggy Oskwarek, of ZiggyKnowsDisney.com. Ziggy, a Disney fanatic since childhood, began his blog about four years ago, providing insights and insider tips for those…

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Business Casual
A Peak at Six Flags’ Reopening Approach Mid-Pandemic: Business Casual

Six Flags Frontier City announces planned reopening for June 5th with restrictions in place to keep guests and employees safe. As businesses continue to reopen across the country, children and adrenaline junkies alike have been eagerly anticipating the reopening of the gates at their favorite amusement parks. While Walt Disney World isn’t slated for…

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Podcasts
Is it Too Soon to Say Disney’s Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Failed?

Disney’s new Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge opened to smaller crowds than expected. Does this mean it was a flop? Mike Wallace, creative director at Falcon’s Creative Group, doesn’t necessarily think so. “When we see these new attractions opening up we expect there to be lines out the gate,” he told Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern…

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Your Front Door is a Stage
Your Front Door is a Stage
May 30, 2024

In his recounting of experiences at the stadium, Jesse Cole reveals a deep-seated passion for engaging with fans and the impactful memories created at the end of each game. Known for its vibrant atmosphere, the stadium becomes a place where joy is palpable as fans of all ages and players alike celebrate together, demonstrating the…

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mental health support
Johnny Crowder Utilizes Personal Experiences to Drive Mental Health Support
May 30, 2024

In this episode of the “Highway to Health” podcast, host David Kemp dives into a powerful conversation with Johnny Crowder, the founder and CEO of Cope Notes®. They explore how personal experiences can drive impactful mental health support. This discussion sheds light on the transformative power of using one’s past challenges to benefit others…

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workforce development and health equity
Advancing Workforce Development and Health Equity: HIMS 2024 with Geoffrey Roche
May 30, 2024

Healthcare Rethink host Brian Urban sought out innovators and experts at HIMSS 2024 to discuss workforce development and health equity. Urban sat down with Geoffrey Roche, the Director of North America Workforce Development at Siemens Healthineers and host of the Holistic Leadership podcast, to delve into pressing healthcare topics, including workforce development and health…

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Is the Supply Chain Ready for Real-World Asset Tokenization?
May 29, 2024

In an evolving digital landscape, the mass investment in real-world asset tokenization, or RWA tokenization, is leading as one of the most exciting and world-shaking movements in tech. Opening up endless possibilities for leveraging blockchain networks to represent firm ownership rights of physical assets as onchain tokens, this advent of onchain asset ownership is…

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InfoComm 2019: How Storytelling and Video Games are Shaping Future Dark Rides
June 18, 2019

We live in the age of entertainment at our fingertips. Interactive games, exciting videos, and groundbreaking stories are only a click away. So how are theme parks staying competitive as an entertaining pastime and leisure activity, and how is AV playing into this immersive experience economy? Giving their perspectives are Erik Baeumlisberger, corporate manager…

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Fusion: Theme Park AV and How ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ is Maximizing Storytelling
June 5, 2019

Theme parks have become a place where fans and guests can travel into new worlds and experience much more than just a thrilling ride. These immersive experiences are getting bigger, more detailed, and are requiring the support of innovative AV installs. As consumers come to expect more from their theme park visits, where does AV…

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