Dale says, “No” to Movie Premier

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Representatives from Paramount Pictures contacted me this past week and asked if I would entertain at four theaters premiering their new kid’s movie, “How to Train Your Dragon.”  Set in the mythical world of burly Vikings and wild dragons and based on the book by Cressida Cowell. The action-comedy tells the story of Hiccup, a … Read more

Grand Re-Opening of Jewel in Elgin IL

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Magical Balloon-dude Dale is working with the Jewels-Osco store to celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of its Elgin Store, located at 1660 Larkin Ave, Elgin, IL. Dale will be performing his promotional balloon entertainment from 11:00-2:00 p.m. on February 28, 2009. Come enjoy the free balloon entertainment at Jewel’s in Elgin.

Gathering Crowds like Elvis

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

As I reflect on my childhood and remember watching the old Elvis Presley movies after school. I think back to how many of his movies required Elvis to draw attention to an event. Elvis would call for a crowd to gather — He would start singing, and people crowded around. Many times I feel I have … Read more

18 Tips and Ideas for Planning a Grand Opening

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Grand openings are your welcome mat to the community and local businesses. It doesn’t matter if you’re a franchise or a small business. A successful grand opening can increase the bottom line the first year.  Successful retailers will go all-out to make their presents known in the community.  They try to involve government, newspapers, TV, … Read more