Once you have officially become a Signs & Shapes customer, look out — you now have an incessant, obsessive, kill-for-the-deadline partner who will put enormous energy into making sure your product arrives at least as fantastic as you expect it and at least as early as on time. We are a small company, but we have an enormous range of experience — working with the largest corporations and agencies in the world, as well as the third graders at Kellom Elementary School across the street.
Warren Buffett lives in Omaha, and Berkshire Hathaway owns Geico Insurance, but the guy has never stopped by to see where his Geico WalkAround mascots are made. We do appreciate that a brand so associated with effective marketing chose WalkAround mascots.
Fazoli's is America's Favorite Italian Family Restaurant Company. This hugely successful (and delicious) restaurant chain has a called in the muscle, an army of air-inflated WalkAround Tony Tomatoes mascots represent the brand at stores and community events.
Hy-Vee has super nice grocery stores around the midwest. They choose super nice WalkAround "Down Arrow" WalkAround mascots, and super bright SkyTracker searchlights to liven things up every so often.
The Air Force Academy has hired Signs & Shapes professional entertainment services - described by former football head coach Fisher DeBerry as "the best mascots in sports." The Air Force uses WalkArounds around the country (and world) for recruiting and community efforts.
B & G Tasty Foods is a delicious loose meat sandwhich place on Dodge Street here in Omaha. When they wanted to get noticed, they counted on not only their fun atmosphere and great prices, but also employed a 9' tall dancing air-inflated WalkAround Clown mascot - to great success.
Bimbo is the largest bakery in the world, and headquartered in Mexico City. When executives traveled up north to an NBA game, they were wildly impressed with the antics of a certain on-court inflatable mascot - the team gave them an enthusastic reference to you-know-who, and we've worked on various projects around the world ever since.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are one of the 29 NBA teams with whom we enjoy a working relationship. The team owns two WalkAround mascots, rents a couple of times each year, owns a few HUGE flags, and a Human Slingshot. They share an association with Gameops.com, the world's leading game operations site (from whom we've received "best vendor" honors in the past).
Nebraska's Cornhusker State Games are one of several State Games that use WalkAround mascots. This group puts tremendous effort into their event, and county on "Sporty" to represent and promote their efforts. He stays busy all year, promoting the Games and associated initatives.
The San Francisco Giants are one of many teams in the Major Leagues to use WalkAround mascots. They have a great game-time atmosphere and count on LouSeal to help out. When you're in Section 302, Row 18, a 9' dancing inflatable seal mascot comes in pretty handy.
When Hallmark needed mascots to represent their hugely popular hoops&yoyo card line, they weren't just going to get any old thing. We worked closely with the group to design high fidelity (and high functioning) mascots, and provide staffing services everywhere from Kansas City Royals' games to ComicCon.
We created a fuzzy inflatable for the heat just in time for the 2011 Playoffs. The cutting edge design is appropriate for a franchise of the Heat's caliber.
Lego is a Danish company. They obviously make fantastic toys, and are rather obsessed with accuracy and design. When they wanted Rock Monster mascots for a new line, they called us and got exactly what they wanted.
If you've ever been to Switzerland, you have some idea of how precise and fantastic these guys are. We've created a few mascots for various nestle brands, and provide various management services. It's always nice to get a Merci Vilmal when we're done.
The Portland Trailblazers are a long time customer. Like most teams in the NBA, they own multiple Signs & Shapes products - including WalkArounds, Giant Flags, and a Human Slingshot.
Several chapters of the American Red Cross incorporate inflatable mascots in their education efforts. The costumes attract and hold attention, and engage kids in the important safety messages being delivered.
The Houston Rockets are a leading force in professional sports entertainment. They are really good at what they do - and we're proud they call on us so often. They were the first pro team to buy a WalkAround - now they have three, plus lots of other cool Signs & Shapes stuff.
SportClips is another example of a very smart, successful franchise which chose WalkAround mascots for their promotion and branding. There are Sporty's all over the country, doing their part for this innovative business.
"The Bear" is one of the most recognized and respected citizens of Utah. He's got an Inflatable alter Ego that we're proud to have made.
We've worked with Walmart in a number of ways - from local promotions with searchlights and inflatables to coordinated store events across entire states. We took design tips for our new building from their facility team. We really like these guys. If we ever sit on the Nobel committee, don't be surprised to see them up for the prizes in both peace and economics.
Woodmen is non-profit, fraternal benefit organization that offers a range of financial services to its members. Woodmen invests considerably in their members, and their communities - we created "Buddy" the dog for Woodmen and have partnered with them to offer large American Flags for events around the country.
The Zooperstars! are top-line professional entertainers. Best known on the minor league baseball circut, they have appeared at a huge range of sporting events across North America - and made it quite far on America's Got Talent. These guys are very, very demanding on costumes - so they demand WalkArounds.