Sunday, September 27, 2015

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan; Groundbreaking Ceremony 9/28



LEGOLAND® DISCOVERY CENTER MICHIGAN TO HOST GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY AT GREAT LAKES CROSSING OUTLETS ON SEPT. 28
Countdown to opening begins for new attraction that will provide unique hands-on LEGO® play experience for young children
 
WHAT:                                 A Groundbreaking event to celebrate the construction of the new LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan attraction.  
                         Opening in spring 2016, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan will be a 33,000 square-foot indoor attraction featuring more than one million LEGO bricks providing a world of creativity and learning for young children. 
                                        Event visuals will include:
·       Dignitaries participating in actual Groundbreaking ceremony wearing hard hats and shovels in hand.
·       Renderings and visuals of what LEGOLAND Discovery Center will look like inside.
·       Local students participating in “brick drop” and other activities.
WHO:                                 Hosted by U.K.-based Merlin Entertainments, the operator of LEGOLAND Discovery Centers worldwide. Remarks will be given by:
·       Hayley Anderson, General Manager, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan
·       Steve Berlow, General Manager, Great Lakes Crossing Outlets—The Taubman Company
·       Matthew A. Gibb, Deputy County Executive, Oakland County
·       Kevin R. McDaniel, Auburn Hills Mayor
·       Bill Bohde, VP, Detroit Convention and Visitors Bureau
·       Kelly Wolgamott, Director of Travel Marketing and Brand, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
                                          
WHEN:                    Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 Ceremony: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Interview opportunities with speakers available immediately after program.
           
WHERE:                Great Lakes Crossing Outlets
4000 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Outside between entrance 6 and Sports Authority