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Sanderson Group, Village Roadshow Announce Deal at IAAPA Asian Expo


Sanderson Group, a Gold Coast established multinational design and construction firm in the themed entertainment, tourism and leisure industries, and Village Roadshow Limited, Australia’s leading Entertainment Group  spanning Theme Parks, Cinemas, and Film Production, have formed an exclusive partnership to deliver turnkey solutions for investors and developers in the tourism, themed entertainment  and leisure industries.

The partnership was announced last week at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Asian Attractions Expo which was  held in Hong Kong last week.

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Robert Kirby, Chairman of Village Roadshow Limited, and Steve Sanderson, Chairman of Sanderson Group formalized the agreement together with their international development teams at the show  with a Champagne Celebration signing ceremony.

20 years in the making  – Village Roadshow first hired Sanderson Group to complete works on the Warner Bros Movie World on the Gold Coast – and  the two companies have collaborated on several projects around Australia including Sea World and Wet’n’Wild on the Gold Coast.

The partnership  is actively engaged in securing contracts on projects with gross development value of US$1.8b, with a strong focus on the Asia market and in particular, China.

Images: Top –  Left to right; Sascha Rigling, Darren McLean, Steve Sanderson (Sanderson Group Chairman), John Menzies (Village Roadshow Theme Parks Chairman), Roland Mack (IAAPA Chairman), Alistair Bennallack, Luke Riley

Bottom:. Robert Kirby (Village Roadshow Chairman), Steve Sanderson (Sanderson Group Chairman)

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