World Class Entertainment Destination To Be Located In Kenosha
Orlando, Fla. – October 10, 2013 – Hard Rock International – owner of one of the world’s most iconic and recognized brands – announced today its alliance with the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin to develop, brand and manage their proposed regional entertainment destination located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The proposed project would be developed in conjunction with the Osceola Group out of Naples, Fla., and designed to draw visitors from throughout the region. The project is expected to create more than 5,000 direct and indirect jobs in addition to generating significant economic benefits for the state of Wisconsin, including an estimated 600 million total in projected payments to the state over the course of the pre-approved compact with the state.
“Hard Rock International is thrilled to collaborate with the Menominee Tribe to create a true regional entertainment destination, which will become an important economic engine for the Menominee and Wisconsin,” said Jim Allen, chairman of Hard Rock International. “We look forward to lending our global recognition, strong financial capabilities and proven experience to this project.”
“Hard Rock is an internationally recognized, value-added brand known for high quality offerings and world-class entertainment by people across the globe,” said Craig Corn, chairman of the Menominee Tribe. “Bringing Hard Rock to Wisconsin and adding them to our team greatly elevates the excitement around this project and will make it even more attractive and successful as an entertainment destination, particularly to people visiting from Illinois and beyond.”
West Springfield, Mass. – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino New England – the proposed entertainment destination resort casino located on the Eastern States Exposition campus – is thrilled to share social media website details. The project’s social media website and blog will serve as an outlet for West Springfield and area residents to stay abreast of updates and news, while having the ability to learn and ask questions regarding the development. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino New England leaders are excited to receive community feedback and believe social media outlets are the perfect place to connect.
“We look forward to engaging with the residents and businesses of Western Massachusetts through social media,” states Tim Maland, president of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino New England. “It’s important to immerse ourselves in the culture of West Springfield, be a good neighbor to the area and communicate our strategies and goals to the local residents. Social media helps us take our engagement one step further.”
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Orlando, Fla. – Hard Rock International – with locations from Bali and San Diego to Singapore and Macau – announces new corporate executive positions, including Josh Littman as director of development in EMEA, Eddie Lynn as director of operations for Hard Rock Casinos, and Sal Rivera as regional director of operations in Latin America. In preparation for the upcoming global expansion of Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, the new executives will contribute to developing, managing and successfully delivering the brand’s iconic experiences. “Hard Rock International’s strategy of expansion into Latin America, Europe and Mexico demands a dynamic, experienced executive team,” said Michael Shindler, executive vice president of Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos. “We look forward to growing our talented Hard Rock team and delivering our brand promise of inspired, irreverent and authentic experiences.”