In northern Minnesota, exceptionally large bass are known as "toads." So when the organizers of the International Falls Bass Championship erected an inflatable wildlife replica of the tournament's famed fish, the community quickly stepped up to give him a name. Toadzilla was born.
For a food vendor, there are two ways to stand out on a crowded midway: Sell the best sandwiches, or have an eye-catching mascot. F & W Concessions' Butcher Boys does both, and it shows in their success.
When your goal is to help customers get as dirty as possible (while having an absolute blast!), you get excited. After all, what could be more fun than riding a 4-wheeler through mud-slick trails, mud bogs, courses, and other sloppy obstacles?
When businesses in Mount Vernon, Washington, need to stand out at an event, they know just whom to turn to: Ideal Rent-All. The company prides itself on maintaining the highest quality standards, as well as stocking unusual inflatables suitable for nearly any occasion. Inflatable characters are a long-time favorite, and help clients attract attention at a wide variety of events. Lightweight and portable, inflatables are easy to set up and quick todeflate, and don't require any special training to use.
When it came time to update their branding, the football team at Jacksonville High School didn't stop with new helmets. Instead, they wanted a way to get fans excited about the change, too, so they rolled out a new inflatable sports tunnel to show off their team spirit.
Ask Robert Roca, Director of Education and Science Programs at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, about their new inflatable mascot and you'll learn a lot about how this organization is impacting education in their community. "'Salt' is a 43-foot humpback whale," says Robert. "She will be used for special events and as part of a whale-focused education program that we are hosting for six elementary schools in New Bedford. She was first inflated for our Party for the Ocean event and two weeks later for our big summer fundraising gala.
Inflatable Tree Stage Props Bring This Country Music Show To Life
With a show titled "Dig Your Roots," there's no getting around the need for a few trees. But with a year-long world tour to plan, music management company Big Loud Mountain and their clients, country band Florida Georgia Line, didn't have the option of using the real thing. They needed a lightweight, portable alternative — and they had to look great, too. So they turned to Landmark for a forest of inflatable stage props, and the results have been spectacular.
While Kermit™ may be the most famous amphibian in the land, Texas Christian University's college mascot — the Texas horned frog — probably runs a close second. If you've never seen one, you can just imagine what it looks like based strictly on the name.
Working in conjunction with Director X, Skyscape Balloons brought one element of a three-artist exhibition in Toronto, Canada, into clear visualization. According to Michael Prokopow, co-curator of the city-produced event called Oblivion, each phase of the transformation was designed to help participants explore a state of nothingness / state of being and the process of going from something to nothing.
Race event management companyTritofinish had a problem: too many race participants. Getting everyone through a narrow starting line arch was causing delays and frustration, so they turned to Landmark Creations for a larger inflatable start and finish line — and got more than they expected.
If you search through the history of advertising, you might find a smaller mascot than the GEICO Gecko, but we doubt you'll find another with this much personality. His Cockney-Aussie accent and dry sense of humor have earned him a huge following, making this tiny green lizard one of today's most recognizable personalities. Fans enjoy watching him ordering takeout from a tiny New York City apartment, visiting a battleship, and even hiking the Rockies with a pair of famous cartoon characters.