Every spring, the Rotary Club of Fairhope, Alabama, hosts its annual Steak Cook-Off, a popular outdoor event featuring juicy, sizzling ribeyes; steak-grilling competitions; foot-stompin' live entertainment; dancing in the streets... and a whole lot of good family fun.
It's hard to stand out at a crowded trade show. That's why Cayman Carter, sales executive for S & B Filters, commissioned Landmark Creations to build a giant inflatable tent. "Our goal," he says, "was to establish a bigger presence at tradeshows and events in a more convenient, cost-effective, and different way."
What familiar item symbolizes savings? A piggy bank, of course. So, it's no wonder that the folks at Border State Bank chose two charming inflatable mascots as their regional good-will ambassadors. First, the Greenbush, Minnesota-based bank converted a classic Volkswagen Beetle to "Pearl," an adorable girl pig. Then they asked Landmark Creations to design and build her male counterpart, "Earl," an inflatable porker.
For several years, the City of Beloit, Wisconsin, had been renting an inflatable archway for its Annual Dirty Dash Mud Run, a popular local youth race open to kids ages 4 to 18. But rental fees were proving too costly.
For over 50 years, Big Ole has welcomed visitors to Alexandria, Minnesota. Towering 28 feet high, the fiberglass Viking warrior holds a shield inscribed with the city's claim to fame: "Alexandria, Birthplace of America."
Birthplace? That's right. Norsemen first visited the area in 1362, over 100 years before Columbus. As a symbol of this rich history, Big Ole promotes Alexandria to prospective visitors. However, his reach is limited: The beloved Viking is firmly attached to his base on the shore of Lake Agnes. He's not going anywhere, but…
Satellite Industries believes in science-based innovation. As the world's largest manufacturer of portable sanitation products, the Minneapolis-based company conducts in-depth research before every product update. Case in point: their recent reformulation of Safe-T-Fresh, a line of scented deodorizers for portable restrooms. Each new scent was backed by rigorous R&D.
Inflatable Piggy Bank Sends Family-Friendly Message
At First New York Federal Credit Union, kids and families get special attention. That's why the Albany-based institution sponsors KID$ (Keep Investing Dollars $avings), a regional school banking program symbolized by a piggy bank logo.
When the Waupaca Boatride Volleyball Tournament started out over 30 years ago, it featured a boat ride after play. Since that time, the mid-July tourney has moved to a larger city (Oshkosh, Wisconsin), where it now includes more than 1,500 teams. Today it is the nation's largest outdoor volleyball tournament.
When Charles Henderson High School hosts a home football game, the excitement starts even before kickoff. As fans cheer, the school's varsity football team bursts onto the field out of a huge inflatable football helmet. And it's made possible by MAX, a financial services provider serving Central and East Alabama.
Every year, cities across America host the holiday-themed Jingle Bell Run, a festive 5k event designed to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. This past November, Minnesota's Twin Cities took this popular run-and-walk to a whole new level. Instead of using ordinary banners to mark the start/finish line, the local Arthritis Foundation put up something far more impressive: a huge inflatable arch.
At the University of Northern Colorado, game days are always exciting. But the Division 1 school wanted to take fan enthusiasm to the next level. So, they asked Landmark Creations to build an inflatable sports tunnel, specially designed to resemble Klawz, the UNC Bears' famous mascot.
North Caddo Elementary Middle School faces some exciting challenges. Formed by the merger of two local magnet schools, this Vivian, Louisiana school must forge its own unique identity... and elevate school spirit in the process.
That's where "Wolfie" comes in. Built by Landmark Creations, the giant inflatable sports a classic white T-shirt with the school's Wolfpack logo, and realistic wolf-like features.
For 60 years, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Troth, REALTORS has served California's Antelope Valley. As a family-owned firm, the company prides itself on its community involvement. So, when co-owner Jodie Shepherd-Troth sought a way to boost brand recognition, she decided on something sure to grab attention at local community events: a giant, inflatable "For Sale" sign.
Built by Landmark Creations, the inflatable billboard stands 15 feet high, 11 feet wide, and 2.5 inches thick. And it certainly gets the message out. Just like a real "For Sale" sign, it's emblazoned with the company's name, phone number, and impressive slogan: "Trusted Since 1957."
As a champion of diversity and inclusion, American Airlines participates in countless parades, conferences, and recruitment events. So, when the global commercial carrier updated their iconic branding, they decided to dial up their visibility at these popular venues. How? With a custom inflatable replica.
When Wagly Pet Campus came to Tustin, California, they faced a daunting challenge. As a comprehensive veterinary company, they offered a wide array of services (including vet care, daycare, grooming, and more) all at one convenient location. This was just what local pet parents wanted, but how could Wagly get the word out to these potential customers?