4 Location-Based Entertainment Opportunities that Continue To Enhance Brand Partners’ Exposure!

With experiential activations continuing to take over the marketing world, location-based entertainment opportunities are giving brands access to a multitude of hands-on experiences to enhance their exposure and influence on their consumers.

Location-Based Entertainment allows interaction with not only the product, but also with the environment, creating a deeper connection and experience for them to walk away with. Considering the immense amount of messaging and advertising that is produced today, it’s important to offer more than just a product.

NEGRONI WEEK

(CAMPARI)

Negroni Week Kick Off Party at the Refinery Rooftop

#NEGRONIWEEK 2017 IS HAPPENING NOW!

Campari launched Negroni Week in 2013 as a celebration of one of the world’s great cocktails and an effort to raise money for charitable causes around the world. From 2013 to 2016, Negroni Week grew from just 100 bars in the US to thousands of participants from over 40 countries internationally and exploded on social media.

This year, Campari is excited to announce several new upgrades to the initiative aimed at ensuring bigger and better charitable successes.

To find out more information about this year’s Negroni Week, visit http://marketingpartnerships.com/properties/view/2089/negroni-week


CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL

(COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION)

CMAA

The 2017 CMA Music Festival is featuring 11 stages with more than 300 acts and 100 hours of music, and it all benefits music education. CMA Music Festival is also being filmed for a national television special that airs on the ABC Television Network. This is the 14th consecutive year the event will be featured, a feat no other music festival has achieved.

For more information on the festival or to view some of CMA Music Festival’s current partnerships, visit http://marketingpartnerships.com/properties/view/226/cma-music-festival


MADAME TUSSAUDS

(MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS)

MT

Owned by Merlin Entertainments, take a visit to Madame Tussauds where you can see, touch and take photos with all of your favorite celebrities! They’ve taken down the museum-style ropes and poles so that YOU can get up-close and personal with Hollywood’s biggest A-listers. With over 125 figures, there is something for everyone!

Explore more of Merlin Entertainment’s properties by visiting http://marketingpartnerships.com/companies/view/4634/merlin-entertainments


REVOLUTION GALACTIC ATTACK VIRTUAL REALITY COASTER

(SIX FLAGS)

SFVRThis cosmic experience on The New Revolution introduces the first time augmented reality has ever been offered on a virtual reality coaster. The complex gameplay puts you in control of your ride to shoot targets and make key decisions that affect your score.

Powered by Oculus, you’ll be wearing Samsung Gear VR headsets, making you able to see your surroundings and your friends sitting next to you. An army of flying alien drones will be attacking your spaceship with lasers and light missiles before you make it to the mothership. Turn your head during the ride to position your bulls-eye over the enemies to fight back and score points!

See more action packed rides by visiting http://marketingpartnerships.com/companies/view/103/six-flags+


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8 Things We’re Excited to Check Out at the 2017 Licensing Show

As the largest brand, character and art marketplace tradeshow, the Licensing Show offers great insight into the players and trends that drive the $251.7 billion licensing business. More than 400 exhibitors representing over 5,000 brands from 65+ countries will gather in Las Vegas next week for the “largest, most diverse collection of properties and brands available for licensing worldwide.” 1

At the show, you can see which brands and characters will be in demand in the next 18-24 months in order to get a head start on your brand planning. With so much to experience, we’ve pin-pointed 8 things we are looking forward to seeing that you shouldn’t miss if you plan to attend. Don’t worry, if you are unable to attend, we’ll provide a post-show recap!


Activision Blizzard

 Activision

Known primarily for record-breaking video game releases, Activision Blizzard (CALL OF DUTY, SKYLANDER, WORLD OF WARCRAFT+) is quickly growing to become a global entertainment force. With recent King Digital Entertainment (CANDY CRUSH, PET RESCUE+) and Major League Gaming (e-sports) acquisitions; its studio division set to develop original film and TV series based on games; and various planned brand licensing and consumer products expansions, they will surely have quite a buzz at the show. To see more information on SKYLANDERS, CALL OF DUTY and other gaming opportunities for your brand, hit up our Properties section here.


Food and Beverage Brands

FoodBev

Familiar brands like Coca-Cola, Kellogg’s, Mars, McDonald’s, Pepsi Co., Welch’s and many more will be “finding new life with licensing deals” according to the folks at LIMA. We are excited to see what these family-friendly food and beverage names have in store, along with more adult-geared ones, like Budweiser, Campari (kicking off Negroni Week shortly after in June) and Corona, to name a few. If you work at, or with, food and beverage brands, check out hundreds of properties that can help companies like these forge creative ways to connect with consumers, here.


Marvel Entertainment

Marvel

With a library of over 8,000 characters built over more than 70 years of comic book publishing, Marvel Entertainment, Inc. is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies. Following years of smash hits, Marvel Entertainment’s 2017/2018 slate is once again full of theatrical and television opportunities that could be perfect for so many brands. Recent Marvel releases like GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2, and CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR partnered with a host of great names including Doritos, Yoplait, Dairy Queen, Lamborghini, MasterCard and many more. To learn more, click this link.


Nintendo 

Nintendo

Nintendo’s latest “hybrid” console, Nintendo Switch, was unveiled in October 2016, released worldwide on March 3, 2017, and the frenzy continues. Designed as a home console that can also be detached and used on the go, it launched alongside the release of critically acclaimed “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” worldwide, making it the fastest-selling home console in its history. In addition to releasing the Switch, Nintendo has participated in some creative partnerships recently with McDonalds, Southwest Airlines and Uniqlo, to name a few, and we can’t wait to see what’s next! Details on the Switch, as well as these partnerships can be found here.


Paramount 

Paramount_Pictures

The internet is abuzz about TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT, debuting this summer, and in addition to that hit franchise, we are excited to see updates on upcoming theatrical releases including highly anticipated sequels, like MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 6, DADDY’S HOME 2, BUMBLEBEE, as well as AMUSEMENT PARK, an original 3D animated adventure, among many others. Click on this link to get the details on these and their other releases.


Sony Pictures 

Sony_Pictures

Sony Pictures’ recent franchises (Ghostbusters and The Smurfs) saw several partnerships in the marketplace. In addition to highly anticipated sequels to Jumanji and Hotel Transylvania franchises we are excited to learn more about, they are releasing The Emoji Movie, a new, animated film that will bring to life characters inside smartphones this summer, and Peter Rabbit, a live-action/CG movie based on the beloved children’s’ book series next year. Hear more about these opportunities directly from the source, as they recently profiled them in their RoadShow presentation viewable here.


 Universal Pictures

Universal_Pictures1

After recent animated hits like TROLLS (DreamWorks), SING (with Illumination) and THE BOSS BABY (DreamWorks), Universal broke box office records with the (non-animated) eighth installment of the FAST AND FURIOUS franchise (THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS). They’re sure to keep the streak going with their upcoming slate, including great partnership opportunities like: THE MUMMY, DESPICABLE ME 3, PITCH PERFECT 3, JURASSIC WORLD SEQUEL, HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS and more. Check out if these and other properties fit your brand here.


Walt Disney Studios

Walt_Disney_Studios

The beyond-iconic studio and entertainment behemoth is sure to make a splash with its entertainment showcase. We are excited to see them promote their upcoming slate, including COCO, A WRINKLE IN TIME, sequels like THE INCREDIBLES 2, TOY STORY 4, FROZEN 2, a host of live action remakes of beloved animated films, and of course, two STAR WARS movies that fans are sure to line up around the corner for. To take these all in, head over to their page here.


Hope to see you there, or back here for the post-show recap! On behalf of the team at The L.A. Office, thanks for reading.

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Location, Location, Location: 4 Location-Based Entertainment Opportunities To Enhance Your Exposure

With experiential activations taking over the marketing world, location-based entertainment opportunities are flooding the industry, giving brands access to a multitude of hands-on experiences to enhance their exposure and influence on their consumers.

Location-Based Entertainment allows interaction with not only the product, but also with the environment, creating a deeper connection and experience for them to walk away with. Considering the immense amount of messaging and advertising that is produced today, it’s important to offer more than just a product. Appealing to multiple senses, the following four location-based entertainment opportunities provide the potential for vast exposure for you and your brand.

NEGRONI WEEK

(CAMPARI)

negroni

Campari launched Negroni Week in 2013 as a celebration of one of the world’s great cocktails and an effort to raise money for charitable causes around the world. From 2013 to 2015, Negroni Week grew from more than 100 participating venues to more than 3,500 participating venues around the world and exploded on social media. In 2016, more than 6,000 venues from 44 countries around the world mixed their favorite Negroni variations and raised nearly $400,000 for charitable causes, making it the biggest fundraiser in the global spirits industry. The first day of Negroni Week, there was a #NegroniWeek tweet every 30 seconds!


CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL

(COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION)

CMAFest

The annual 4-day CMA Music Festival in Downtown Nashville is unlike any other. More than 87,000 people per day will attend this year’s CMA Music Festival, the largest Country Music festival in the U.S.. With 11 stages and over 400 artists performances, this is THE event for Country Music’s biggest artists…and biggest fans. The festival is also filmed and documented by ABC Television for a two-hour television special. Last year’s special generated over 5.19 million viewers with ratings of 1.2/4, and official partners have the opportunity to be part of that broadcast.


REVOLUTION GALACTIC ATTACK VIRTUAL REALITY COASTER

(SIX FLAGS)

SFVRThis cosmic experience on The New Revolution introduces the first time augmented reality has ever been offered on a virtual reality coaster. The complex gameplay puts you in control of your ride to shoot targets and make key decisions that affect your score.

Powered by Oculus, you’ll be wearing Samsung Gear VR headsets, making you able to see your surroundings and your friends sitting next to you. An army of flying alien drones will be attacking your spaceship with lasers and light missiles before you make it to the mothership. Turn your head during the ride to position your bulls-eye over the enemies to fight back and score points!


LEGOLAND

(MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS)

Legoland

Owned by Merlin Entertainments, the leading name in location-based, family entertainment, LEGOLAND is an interactive, hands-on experience for families with children 2-12. Each LEGOLAND is bursting with interactive family rides, live shows, building workshops, and amazing attractions, including awe-inspiring Miniland areas reflecting iconic buildings and attractions from the Resort location – all built using the iconic LEGO® brick. Locations include: LEGOLAND Billund, LEGOLAND Windsor, LEGOLAND California, LEGOLAND Deutschland, LEGOLAND Florida, LEGOLAND Malaysia, & LEGOLAND Dubai.


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