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…
Ever since he can remember, Brando Quinn has loved parades. "As a kid," he says, "I liked watching the Macy's parade on Thanksgiving Day." So, when he was looking for a powerful tool for drawing traffic to his Fun N' Sun Travel & Cruise Agency, he immediately chose a parade float. That's when the travel-savvy Quinn contacted Landmark Creations.
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.
As avid Baylor Bears fans, Derek Wilson and his wife take tailgating pretty seriously. Their tailgate trailer has even been featured on the Tailgate Rivals TV show.
"Celebrate responsibly." That's the message promoted by Korbel, the legendary California winemakers. For three years now, they've been bringing this powerful message to the American Century Celebrity Championship at Lake Tahoe. The medium for the message? A giant inflatable golf ball, designed and built by Landmark Creations.
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?
Nestled in the heart of West Virginia's coal country, Mingo Central High School is justly proud of its mining heritage. When the school sought a symbol to inspire its team and thrill its fans at home games, they settled on... a mine shaft. An inflatable one, that is.
How do you make a stand-out impression at your community's block party? Try erecting an inflatable arch.
That's what Grace Community Church did. The growing church is based in Lakewood Ranch, a bustling planned community near Sarasota, Florida. Each first Friday of the month, Lakewood hosts Music on Main, with live outdoor concerts, plentiful food, plus fun kids' activities such as games and carnival rides.