Monday, July 30, 2012
Patrick Stalder, internationally acclaimed event producer, to speak at SATE 2012 Experience Industry conference 9/19-21 at Disneyland Paris
Event Producer involved in various international events such as Disneyland Resort Paris Grand Opening '92, World Cup USA '94, Super Bowl XXX Halftime show, Opening and Closing Ceremonies Atlanta '96 Olympic Games, Swiss Expo.02 and several corporate events
Director Entertainment Special Events and Grand Opening Walt Disney Studios Paris - 1997-2002
Lead adviser to the International Olympic Committee on Olympic Games Ceremonies since 2006
Creative lead for the International Olympic Committee on development of the new property "Youth Olympic Games" since 2005, including visual identity & look development, torch relay, ceremonies, celebration site, culture & education.
His various Olympic Games related projects since 2005 have also included the OGKM Olympic Games Knowledge Management program, Games time Crisis Management plan, Ceremonies (Opening / Closing, Victory Ceremonies, Team Welcome) & Medals Plaza, and new projects such as the Youth Olympic Games.
In his 5 years with Disneyland Paris as director of special projects, he was in charge of cross functional projects of major interest for the company, reporting to the CEO / COO. Projects list includes: heading soft opening and opening of the second theme park Walt Disney Studios (1.5 billion euros project), reorganization of the Entertainment Operations division (staff + 750), recovery and rebuilt of resort damages further 1999 storm, Millenium event 1999-2000, reorganization of the Special Events division (+500 events a year).
A look at the first Youth Olympic Games
Inaugural Youth Olympics bubbles with success