From amusement parks to aquatic centers, PGAV’s Mike Konzen’s team creates $7 billion worth over 10 years.
At the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida, PGAV Destinations used an exhibit of the Space Shuttle Atlantis to tell NASA’s history and to try and inspire the next generation of space explorers.
Visitors’ emotions at the end of the presentation have included “quiet reverence,” applause and even tears.
“Sometimes you would see all three of those happen in one crowd at the same time,” said Bill Moore, who was chief operating officer of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex when the $100 million Atlantis exhibit opened in 2013. He said the emotion the exhibit elicits from visitors proves the St. Louis-based PGAV Destinations crafted a compelling story.
A designer of facilities such as theme parks, museums, zoos, aquariums, and resorts, PGAV Destinations’ style is stamped at attractions worldwide that bring in more than 120 million visitors per year.
Mike Konzen, chairman and principal of PGAV Destinations, likes to say his firm imports creativites and exports creativity.