2021 TAIT Yearbook

19 “ITEC’s tremendous success over the past 35 years is nothing short of remarkable. We have longadmired their innovation, continued growth and their contributions to live events and visitor experiences. I know that together we will continue to deliver on that promise to all of our customers around the globe.” 2021 saw us welcome ITEC Entertainment into the growing TAIT family of companies. The acquisition brings together our groundbreaking organizations with complementary expertise in live events and experiences. Founded in 1985, ITEC Entertainment is a world leader in live entertainment design, technology, and project development, with offices in Orlando, Los Angeles, and Osaka. Adam Davis CEO, the TAIT group ITEC has created iconic guest experiences for clients as diverse as Walt Disney, Universal Studios, Madison Square Garden Ventures, LEGO, Wanda Group, and Dubai Parks. With complementary cultural values and skill sets in engineering, technology, creative design, and client management, the partnership offers an opportunity for both companies to continue to grow. The acquisition also allows us to add capabilities to support clients locally in Orlando as we build a presence within ITEC’s existing Orlando headquarters. “We felt it was a natural progression to join TAIT’s long legacy of success in the live entertainment industry and rising growth in the theme park and attractions world. Our combined ingenuity and global resources will achieve bigger, better, and more awe-inspiring shows and experiences for our customers.” Bill Coan President & CEO, ITEC Entertainment ITEC’s leadership team, including President and CEO Bill Coan, Chief Technology Officer Marc Plogstedt, EVP, Project Development Team Jeff Jensen, and EVP, Entertainment Technology Steve Alkhoja, will continue building on the work that has seen the company not only maintain but expand its business throughout the global pandemic. Images Facing page: Ultimate Energy International Mech War Museum, Wuhan, China Top center: Revenge of the Mummy: The Ride, Singapore Bottom center: Commodore Barrington P. Osborne III “The Commodore” Port Oceana