In 2017, FIFTEEN MILLION TOURISTS stayed in Niagara Falls, Canada spending more than TWO BILLION DOLLARS.
One day travel opportunities to visit Niagara Falls are estimated to reach 150 million people annually.
The Clifton Hill Area of the Falls is host to most of the major tourist attractions in the Niagara Falls area with restaurants, museums, arcades, sightseeing, adventures and hotels. But a majority of these entertainment attractions have remained the same since their inception.
The Niagara Experience
There is an incredible opportunity to capitalize on the tourism growth in Niagara Falls by providing Next Generation Entertainment Experiences to meet the growing demand of our consumers. By creating a "must-see" entertainment experience that is built for the future of entertainment, we can take advantage and gain the competitive edge in what will soon become a THREE BILLION DOLLAR annual market.
A new development site for The Niagara Experience is now in initial discussions. This site will alter the landscape of Niagara Attractions for the next century and bridge Niagara's rich history with a bold new future. We will unveil an exciting new theme-attraction that will become the landmark, must-see destination for visitors in the area.
Clifton Hills Property Development
In the heart of the Clifton Hills area, our team is identifying various properties and working with the owners to purchase and re-imagine the land as a prime location for a Next-Generation Amusement Center and Luxury High Rise Condo Development.
THE FUTURE OF
No other competition exists in the Niagara Falls area that can rival the entertainment experience that our team is ready to provide.
MAJOR THEME ATTRACTIONS, SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS,
PLUS THE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY HALL OF FAME
Phase One of the Niagara Experience build out will include five major themed attractions
plus the grand opening of the International Comedy Hall of Fame.
CLICK HERE to review the Niagara Experience document covering our Attractions and Team
BEYOND THE MIST
Interactive Museum and Restaurant
THE GREAT BARREL DROP
Plus Nikolai Tesla's Time Travel through Niagara Falls History
Imagine being able to experience Niagara Falls from its pre-historic beginning through its re-imagined future. This exhibit and ride will use the latest technologies to create an experience you will never forget. Then for the true daredevils you can hop into a barrel with your friends and family floating down the Niagara River and through our property, then your barrel ascends to the top of the falls where you will experience breathtaking views of the city and the Niagara Falls before plunging down into the heart of the falls to the water below.
The view of The Niagara Experience from Bender Street
Scott Greenwood of Touch – Unexpected Thinking (an experiential agency) is the creative force behind the Project. Scott is a true visionary and “idea man” with an unwavering passion for understanding what compels people to gravitate toward concepts and event attractions. His unconventional thinking and takes on marketing & branding, push the creative team and the envelope on every project he undertakes. Scott’s creative energy combined with over 30 years’ experience launching global brands throughout the world with Fortune 100 brands to deliver experiential marketing programs, some brands include Guinness, Newseum (Washington D.C.), Waterloo, SAP, Hewlett Packard, Ford, Hyundai, BMW, Infiniti, Cirque du Soleil, and a multitude of festivals (highlighted in TOUCH LIVE website). His experience in putting together large stage events, concerts, and conferences ensure that he considers the target audience’s engagement, Scott is now uniquely focused on delivering a world masterpiece that will become the Canadian Comedy Experience | Home of The International Comedy Hall of Fame.
Tim Progosh -- With Twenty years of government relations and event production experience Tim is an integral part of the comedy development team. His experience producing the Canadian Comedy Awards Festival, creating award-winning festivals in multiple cities and as a board member of Festivals and Events Ontario; makes him a natural to head the Festivals and Events division in Niagara.
David Albert Pierce is Managing Member of Pierce Law Group LLP, an entertainment law firm which has served as production counsel for entertainment studios, such as: Lionsgate, MGM and Fox, Cartoon Network, and Harpo Productions, as well as numerous independent production companies of all sizes. David also serves as General Counsel & Business Affairs for the world famous Comedy Store and over the years he has also represented highly successful and beloved comedic writers, directors and performers.
David is originally from Niagara Falls, New York. David was born into the tourist industry and was giving guided tours when he was merely 7 years old. He is the son of the late Malcom D. Pierce, owner and operator of The Cave of the Winds Scenic Tours in the 70s and 80s, and prior to that venture was the owner and operator of The Clifton Hotel and Niagrama Wax Museum. David’s genuine love and knowledge of both the Niagara tourism industry and the Hollywood comedy industry, renders him uniquely situated to be a part of this Project.
Mike Wech is originally from Buffalo and the creative innovator leading the attractions team for the Niagara Experience. Tim Lowry of DesertRock Entertainment has worked in conjunction with Mirage Entertainment as part of the creative team for over 20 years creating projects worldwide. DesertRock Entertainment, Inc. has provided comprehensive creative vision, production and post production services for Fortune 500 Companies, film, television and new media clients. In addition to our creative ventures, Mike Wech and Tim Lowry have been developing and working exclusively with new technologies for film, video and live entertainment experiences.
Mirage is a total entertainment solution production company. Founded in 1990 as a live entertainment company, Mirage Entertainment has evolved into a worldwide group of top creative partners, integrating all aspects of design, planning, consultation, management, production and operation into a single package with demonstrated success. Meeting the increasing demands of the leisure & entertainment industry on three continents, Mirage is a leading influence in first-class entertainment throughout the global marketplace. More than a standard production or design company, we combine imagination and international resources with the latest in performance technology to cover the full spectrum of entertainment possibilities.
#1 ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN COMPANY IN THE WORLD Attractions, resorts, casinos, theme parks, retail, urban design, water parks and aquariums. From concept and design to master planning, LEGACY is the world leader in the creation of iconic entertainment and architectural design. They work internationally, with much of their business stemming from China. With a track record of creating some of the most influential monuments in entertainment, it’s no surprise that LEGACY continues to show success in their ventures.
Augmently is an LA based new kind of "Augmented Realism" technology company. We specialize in manipulating reality and molding it into an authentic augmented experience. With patented AR technology, we pride ourselves on developing groundbreaking custom-branded campaigns and creating interactive augmented reality experiences.
Eggplant Pictures and Sound is a boutique postproduction facility that has grown into a robust full service creative studio covering video and audio post, motion graphics, animation, VFX and 360/VR. Eggplant Picture & Sound, located downtown in the heart of Toronto’s production community, is one of Canada’s leading Post Production facilities offering best-in-class talent, creativity and the most advanced technologies.
L.A Design Associates
Bradly J Biben
L.A. Design Associates, Inc. is a physical design firm founded in 2002 by Bradley J. Biben after 20 years in general practice for the entertainment, hospitality and corporate design industry. The firm develops a broad range of highly stylized projects including high-concept entertainment projects, housing and estates, retail projects, hospitality, mixed-use developments, and education projects with a speciality in Entertainment Design (Area Development); Educational Design and Themed Area Development for Attraction/Entertainment. Bradley Biben is a graduate of the prestigous Rhode Island School of Design. And he has said that a quote from Matisse that he first encountered while at RISD runs continuously in the background of his thoughts during each project he undertakes, that quote is- "I do not think the way I thought yesterday. My fundamental thoughts have not changed but have evolved and my modes of expression have followed my thoughts. I do not repudiate any of my paintings but I would not paint any of them again. My destination is always the same but I work out a different route to get there."
Garfinkle Biederman LLP
Garfinkle Biederman LLP is a prestigious full service corporate law firm in Toronto, Ontario composed of barristers and solicitors. The firm describes its practice as a cohesive, efficient, and forward-thinking law firm composed of experts at navigating the Canadian legal system, leveraging relations and negotiating to win. Avrom Brown has been a partner at Garfinkle Biderman since 1975 with an expertise in commercial real estate. His expertise in commercial real estate has afforded him long and respected relationships with institutional lenders, land developers and owner builders. Avrom has negotiated multiple deals “on the other side of the table” from Solmar Homes and its principal Benny Marotta, for well over 30 years representing financiers and lenders on Solmar Home projects, including the acclaimed Two Sisters Winery project in the Niagara Region of Southern Ontario. The Entertainment Consortium intends to secure the representation of Avrom Brown’s firm for purposes of finalizing the actual financing contract aspects which will need to be completed with Solmar Homes as part of this venture, as well as securing that law firm for advice and guidance on all issues related to the laws of Canada and the province of Ontario.
Bill Zehme is the author of the critically acclaimed book titled Lost in the Funhouse: The Life and Mind of Andy Kaufman. Bill is a respected historian of comedy and author of some of the most insightful profiles of comedians of the 20th century (including Steve Martin, Robin Williams, Eddie Murphy, Lily Tomlin, John Candy, Dan Ackroyd, and David Letterman) many of which appear in his book The Rolling Stone Book of Comedy. Zehme's rolodex, connections and direct access to the biggest names in comedy will play a helpful role in the establishment of the Comedy Hall of Fame at Niagara Falls and its accompanying historical chronicle of comedy at the Comedy Experience venue.
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