Mountain World Entertainment Announces Appointment of Two Key Officers.WHISTLER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 3, 1997-- MOUNTAIN WORLD(Alberta Stock Exchange Alberta Stock Exchange
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MWE Men, Weapons and Equipment . ) MOUNTAIN WORLD ENTERTAINMENT LTD LTD 1 Laron-type dwarfism 2 Leukotriene D 3 Long-term depression, see there 4. Long-term disability . ("MWE") is very pleased to announce the appointment of two key officers to its management team. Michael Shearer has been appointed to the position of Vice President, Operations and General Manager and brings with him over 12 years of experience in the theme park/Location-Based Entertainment industries. Alasdair Douglas has been appointed to the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing and has over 14 years of Sales and Marketing experience in the hospitality and marketing services industries.
Alasdair Douglas most recently served as the Director of Marketing with INTRAWEST corporation with their resort ownership division, IROC IROC International Race Of Champions
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Michael Shearer is regarded by MWE as one of the top operators in the Canadian entertainment industry. Previous experience includes management positions with Canada's largest theme park, "Canada's Wonderland Canada's Wonderland (often referred to locally as Wonderland) is a 330 acre theme park located in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada, 30 kilometres north of Toronto, Ontario. It is considered one of North America's premier amusement parks, with more than 200 attractions. ," Director of Attractions with CN Tower (with visitorship in excess of 1.7 million guests per year), as well as VP Operations/General Manager with the $17 million dollar SEGA (company, games) SEGA - manufacturer of video game hardware and software.
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MWE President, Glenn Fawcett notes, "With these appointments Mountain World now has the complete team in place to both successfully launch its prototype into the captive market of Whistler, and to then seize the opportunity to expand this concept as rapidly as possible. With Location-Based Entertainment Centers being the "fastest growing segment of the Entertainment Industry today" (FUNWORLD magazine), we are happy to have these high caliber human resources on side at this important stage of our business."
MWE is in the process of developing a location-based entertainment centre concept for development in four-season mountain resorts in Canada and the United States The United States and Canada share a unique legal relationship. U.S. law looks northward with a mixture of optimism and cooperation, viewing Canada as an integral part of U.S. economic and environmental policy. . The business plan is to build a chain of state-of-the-art indoor, themed attractions in high-growth mountain resorts. Each "Mountain World" entertainment centre will combine various sports simulators (such as downhill ski racing, snow-boarding, and golf) with, large-format video games, and traditional entertainment attractions such as billiards billiards, any one of a number of games played with a tapered, leather-tipped stick called a cue and various numbers of balls on a rectangular, cloth-covered slate table with raised and cushioned edges. , shuffleboard shuffleboard, sport in which players use cue sticks to push disks onto a scoring diagram at either end of a concrete or terrazzo court. The court is 52 ft (15.85 m) long and 6 ft (1.83 m) wide. The bases of the triangular scoring diagrams are parallel to and 8 ft (2. , and indoor climbing walls. Rounding out the experience will be a licensed restaurant and lounge complete with a large media wall. These "adult-oriented, family-friendly" centers are targeted towards demographic trends supporting this form of entertainment and mountain resort vacations in general. Mountain World Entertainment Ltd. is a public company trading on the Alberta Stock Exchange under the symbol, MWE. -0-
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CONTACT: Mountain World Entertainment Ltd.
Dave (Archie) Punch, 604/ 938-5898