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Corporate Magic Produces City of Dallas’ Bid for 2016 RNC Convention
On Thursday, June 12, the City of Dallas made its final bid to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. To help convince the RNC site selection team that Dallas is the ideal location for the convention, the City leaned on Corporate Magic to make the final presentation.
The spectacular event, held at the American Airlines Center, featured the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars cheerleaders, Dallas star Linda Gray, live performances by the Kilgore College Rangerettes and the Salvation Army band, indoor fireworks and confetti and two red-white-and-blue-clad elephants. Several other unique flourishes were added, including videos of Ronald Reagan’s acceptance speech from the 1984 convention in Dallas. It was an extravagant and enthusiastic display that surely distinguished Dallas from the other contending cities.
“I’m very proud of the City of Dallas and the many people who volunteered their time to ensure an amazing event,” said Jeffrey Kirk, chief operating officer of Dallas-basedCorporate Magic. “We understand that politics can be quite polarizing. However, many of the volunteers, having a different political viewpoint, showed their civic pride and recognized the economic impact of such a large event in the DFW area. On behalf of Corporate Magic, I want to thank all of you for your support and service to your city.”
About Corporate Magic™
Corporate Magic, Inc., based in Dallas, helps companies and organizations change the hearts and minds of their customers and employees through the messaging, design and implementation of communications programs, fixed facilities, television broadcasts, major annual events and production spectaculars. Our team has completed projects ranging from amusement park development and operations, to restaurant, hotel and theater design, to automobile launches, to televised concerts, to culture-change initiatives, to international road shows — all designed to physically and emotionally move a specific audience and all executed with ferocious perfection. Corporate Magic’s groundbreaking projects include work for Coca-Cola's Centennial, The Oklahoma Centennial Spectacular, international product launches for Mazda, Land Rover and Jaguar, the 100thAnniversary Boy Scouts Jamboree, the Girl Scouts’ 100th Anniversary Exhibition, Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day halftime shows and the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee. For more information, go to www.corporatemagicinc.com.
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