Today it was announced that EMS Exhibits, Inc. has acquired the rights to Star Trek: The Exhibition from CBS Consumer Products.
Below is the official press release:
VIENNA, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — EMS Exhibits, Inc., has acquired the licensing rights to the touring exhibit Star Trek: The Exhibition from CBS Consumer Products.
Currently, Star Trek: The Exhibition is open at Filmpark Babelsberg in Babelsberg, Germany, until Oct. 31. In the United States, The Exhibition will open at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on June 11, 2011.
Star Trek: The Exhibition is the largest collection of authentic Star Trek artifacts and information ever put on public display. A truly impressive array of exhibits featuring sets, costumes, priceless museum pieces and props from all five Star Trek television series and 11 Star Trek feature films, including the 2009 blockbuster film directed by J.J. Abrams.
Together these components offer Star Trek fans and novices alike an opportunity to experience first-hand the imagination, artistry, technology and meticulous craftsmanship that have made Star Trek the most enduring science-fiction franchise in history.
Star Trek: The Exhibition is produced by EMS Exhibits, Inc., and licensed from CBS Consumer Products.
EMS Exhibits, Inc., also produces CBS Consumer Products’ CSI: The Experience attraction, which has a permanent installation at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and several touring versions.
® & © 2011 CBS Studios Inc. All rights reserved. STAR TREK and related marks are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc.
About EMS Exhibits
EMS Exhibits, Inc., a division of Event Marketing Service GmbH, in Vienna, Austria is the official international booking agent & promoter of CSI: The Experience. Since its founding in 1993 by Rahofer, EMS Exhibits has led successful promotional and marketing campaigns for such world-class exhibits as National Geographic’sTutankhamun and the World of the Pharaohs, as well as produced shows such as EMS’s own Leonardo Da Vinci: Man – Inventor – Genius, The Barbie Story and World of Games.
About CBS Consumer Products
CBS Consumer Products manages worldwide licensing and merchandising for a diverse slate of television brands and series from CBS, CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution, as well as from the company’s extensive library of titles, Showtime and CBS Films. Additionally, the group oversees online sales of programming merchandise. For more information, visit www.cbsconsumerproducts.com.
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