For Immediate Release
TITANIC EXPLORER G. MICHAEL HARRIS AND ROBERTSON FAMILY UNITE TO CREATE BLOCKBUSTER EXHIBITION DUCK COMMANDER: THE EXPERIENCE
INTERACTIVE EXHIBITION TO DEBUT IN 2015
CLEARWATER, Fla. – January 20, 2015 - Duck Commander, Inc. and GEX, LLC are excited to announce they have united to create the highly anticipated ‘Blockbuster’ exhibition, Duck Commander: The Experience. The exhibition, slated to open in Fall 2015, will be a completely sensorial and immersive experience designed to allow visitors into the day-to-day lives of the Robertson family. The narrative and visually-driven experience will feature numerous interactive room recreations, never-before-seen photos, videos, memorabilia and artifacts from the Robertson family private collection as well as multiple ‘hands-on’ interactive areas that will explore the science and history behind ducks, wetlands and modern day conservation while giving the guest an intimate look inside the art and life of the world-renowned duck call dynasty. Exhibition creator and GEX President G. Michael Harris stated: “It is an exciting opportunity to create a fully immersive and interactive exhibition that will be the perfect blend of Faith, Family and Ducks, all aimed at discovering the science behind the Duck Commanders.”
“We wanted to create a family-oriented exhibition, perfect for all ages that would engage and entertain families and duck hunters alike,” added Willie Robertson, CEO of Duck Commander.
Duck Commander: The Experience is being created with a focus on bringing families together in an exciting ‘edutainment’ experience and is a perfect addition to the Robertsons’ stable of brands. Their motto of faith, family, and ducks continues to resonate with fans worldwide, featured in A&E’s Duck Dynasty and six New York Times Best Sellers.
Formed by entrepreneur, explorer, Titanic expedition leader and themed attraction specialist, G. Michael Harris, as President of GEX, he was the creator and designer of the Blockbuster Exhibition “Titanic the Experience” and “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” seen by over 65 million people worldwide. As Titanic Expedition Leader, G. Michael Harris has made 11 deep sea dives to the resting place of the RMS Titanic, logging 120 hours in the Russian Mir Submersibles, 12,850 feet (2.5 miles) below the surface of the North Atlantic.
GEX is a world renowned, full-service firm providing a broad range of services in the themed attraction and entertainment field. With strategic partners throughout the world, GEX has been the driving force behind themed attractions, touring museum events, aquatic and dolphin’s experiences, as well as concert and festival events across the globe. GEX’s unique combination of creative strength, ‘out of the box’ thinking, unequalled business acumen and extraordinary team of experts; GEX ensures its clients the most important thing of all… success.
About Duck Commander®:
Duck Commander® is a family-owned and operated business that was established in 1972 by Phil Robertson and is based in West Monroe, Louisiana. What began as a duck call-centered company has grown into a multi-million dollar empire under the guidance of current CEO, Willie Robertson. Duck Commander products, which now include much more than just duck calls, have been sold in all 50 states and in several countries and encompass lifestyle brands including Duck Commander duck-hunting merchandise, Buck Commander deer-hunting merchandise, Duck Commander Family Foods, and more. Each of the Duck Commander brands was created with a focus on bringing families together. It is their motto of faith, family, and ducks that has resonated with fans at their speaking engagements and on the No. 1 cable reality show Duck Dynasty. The Robertsons’ perseverance, business savvy and knack for storytelling also landed them at the top of the New York Times' Best Sellers list eight times with their books: The Duck Commander Family, Si-cology, Miss Kay’s Duck Commander Kitchen, The Women of Duck Commander, Good Call, Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander, Sadie’s Live Original, and The Duck Commander Devotional.
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