How do you build brand awareness in a crowded, competitive market?
That was the challenge facing the folks at Federal Premium Ammunition. They had a premium product – Prairie Storm pheasant shotshell – but they needed to get the word out.
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.
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.
What can the ocean's deepest sub-floor tell us about Earth's ancient history?
Plenty, according to the International Ocean Development Program (IODP). For years now, IODP has been drilling, coring, and monitoring the sub-seafloor in a quest to gain a greater understanding of our multifaceted planet.
Now IODP is bringing its discoveries to communities all over America, through its national traveling exhibit, "In Search of Earth's Secrets: A Pop-Up Science Encounter."
How do you celebrate the 90th anniversary of a beloved Northeast Texas institution? With a giant inflatable birthday cake, of course.
That's why Texarkana College asked Landmark Creations to custom-build a huge "confection" in the school's familiar colors. According to Suzy Irwin, Director of Public Relations and Institutional Advancement, "We wanted a student-friendly display that could remain on campus during the year." At the same time, she says, the two-year community college wished to raise local awareness of its rich, longstanding relationship with the broader community.
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.