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.
If you own a storefront, watching all those people walk right past your door can be frustrating. What will it take to entice them to come inside? Sure, placing signs out front helps communicate sales messages, but signs can sometimes get lost in the shuffle.
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.
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.
For a new real estate agent in a crowded market like Venice, getting noticed is a hurdle. Anna Bridinger needed to make a splash if she wanted buyers to get to know her and to show up for open houses. Turns out that's just what Missy Prissy the Pelican does best.
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.
When you're in the race-timing business, you get to see a lot of finish lines. The good... the bad... and, most of all, the ugly. That's why Sisu Race Timing's Rob Oates wanted something better: a big, bright, colorful inflatable archway that would set his firm apart.
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?