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Themed entertainment: TiLEzone at London Transport Museum 21st March

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london transport museum buses and trams at tilezone themed entertainment conferenceLondon Transport Museum in the city’s Covent Garden Piazza will play host to  the 7th annual TiLEzone one day seminar for professionals in the themed entertainment and attractions industries on March 21st

The evening of the 20th TiLEzone will hold a reception at  Camden’s Shaku Zulu, an African and Zulu themed restaurant and the following morning the one-day seminar , exhibits and networking day will start at 09:15. There will also be a TEA (Themed Entertainment Association) event  after the TiLEzone seminar ends.
world cities walk at london transport museum for tilezone themed entertainment conference
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If you register and pay before March 1st there is a 10% discount on the fees. To book, download and complete the delegate form here and return to Andrich International.  You can also register securely Online or call  +44 (0)1985 846181 to register over the ‘phone.

Visit the TiLEzone website for a full list of the speakers together with their  Biographies. Highlights:

Is the  “recession as an opportunity”?  Hear how operators are tackling the task and what strategies they are employing to maintain and increase visitor footfall during this “age of austerity”. Duncan Campbell, New Business Strategy Director of Merlin Entertainments Group and Tony Berry, Visitor Experience Director of the National Trust will be speaking.

A virtuous circle? Alex Carru, CEO of leading audiovisual and show control company Medialon and John Davies, Director of attractions ticketing company  OmniTicket Network  will look at how network based technologies and enhanced interconnectivity are helping improve the visitor experience and creating a closer bond between operator and guest whilst allowing for more efficient operations.  Theme parks, aquariums, zoos, Museums, culture centres, themed entertainment venues and sports facilities are all developing quickly in a connected world.  John and Alex will talk about how a “virtuous circle” can be created between guest and attractions, a “win-win” situation for both.

“India and the growing demand for quality leisure attractions and museums”
:  A presentation by Kalpesh Shah, CEO, Vibrant Infra Pvt Ltd. And Kevin McCole, Chief Operating Officer, UK India Business Council (UKIBCwill examine how the growth of the country’ economy and its middle classes is providing a fertile breeding ground for the establishment of new themed attractions, museums, amusement parks, aquariums and zoos

From Asia to the Mediterranean: updating attendees on a variety of themed entertainment projects across the world. To include: the Piraeus theme park and waterfront, Taipei Museum of Art, a science centre in Poland, the Hong Kong West Kowloon Cultural District, Museo Maya Yucatán project and the very latest on Singapore museums and galleries.

“Transforming facades with creative lighting”
. Highlighted with breathtaking video and images, (for example the video  mapping on Cinderella’s Castle at Disney World), leading audiovisual company Electrosonic‘s Alan Wilkinson and Light Emissions’ MD Peter Ed will explain how “videowall” technology, LED displays and the rise of a new generation of ever more creative lower resolution “video” solutions are increasingly enabling attractions to bring their buildings to life.

Using the ‘Uniquely You’ exhibition at the Singapore Science Centre as an example, The Interactive Institute’s  Prof Anders Ynnerman will show how medical imaging systems are adapted to enable  visitor attractions, such as zoos, aquariums museums and science centres to provide unique interactive learning experiences for their guests.

Images: kind courtesy  The London Transport Museum.

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