American Ingenuity Part of the Script In Dubailand

American entertainment companies are lining up to deliver their brand experiences in a land far far away.
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Mark Shapiro, Six Flags’ CEO
According to Los Angeles Times, Six Flags Inc., will develop a thrill park in the United Arab Emirates as part of a massive entertainment and amusement complex in the country known as Dubailand.
The Six Flags park is the latest addition to Dubailand, a 3-billion-square-foot project that will include restaurants, hotels, Universal Studios Dubailand and DreamWorks Animation Park. Groundbreaking on the Six Flags portion is expected to begin in 2009.
This is the first Six Flags project to be developed outside North America. The company operates 21 theme parks in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative direction at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.