Company profile

FORREC Ltd

Company profile: FORREC Ltd
219 Dufferin Street
Suite 100C
Toronto
Ontario
M6K 3J1
Canada
Web: www.forrec.com
Email: designs@forrec.com
Tel: +1 416 696 8686

Background
FORREC is an entertainment design company that creates places of escape and destinations of distinction. Our creative house leads in the design of theme parks, waterparks, retail and mixed-use developments, resorts and visitor attractions globally. We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s biggest brands results they never thought possible. Based in Toronto, Canada, FORREC has built projects in 20 countries, with a 30-year history.

Main services
We provide a complete range of planning and design services, including masterplanning, program development, design management, attraction design, landscape architecture, architecture, interior design, graphics and signage design, and exhibit design.

Additional products
We can revitalise existing attractions. We know that success often comes from building on what you already have. From reinventing a much-treasured museum exhibit to refreshing a resort, we can review your existing site, and conduct visitor and revenue enhancement studies. We create a roadmap for future development/expansion/redesign for your project so it stays fresh and relevant, which is good for your guest experience and bottom line.

USPs
We have six attributes that guide our projects and make us unique in the way we work. For more information, visit our website www.forrec.com and look under the section titled How We’re Different.

Key customers
We create solutions for global entertainment and development corporations: Universal Studios, LEGOLAND, Nickelodeon, BBC Worldwide. Samsung Everland, Wanda Group, Chimelong Group, HiT Entertainment, BBC Worldwide, Six Flags Entertainment Corp., Dubai Holding, Meraas Holding, Dubai Parks & Resorts, Singapore Tourism Board, China Resources, Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Hersheypark and Herschend Family Entertainment.

Where in the world?
FORREC is a global entertainment company based in Toronto, Canada. The company has representatives in China, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and India.

2017 trade shows
Exhibiting: AAE, WWA, EAS, MAPIC, IAAPA, CAE, IAAPI, FUN ASIA.

Who’s who?
Gordon Dorrett, President and CEO; Anthony Van Dam, Cale Heit and Steven Rhys, Executive Vice Presidents; Linda Hung (theme parks), Steve Shah (retail and mixeduse), Glenn O’Connor (waterparks) and Matt Dawson (visitor attractions), Eric O’Rourke (resorts), Directors.

What the clients say
“I often go straight to FORREC when I want to create a new concept. Together, we explore, invent, plan, sketch and refine the details. I know I can count on them and the more we work together, the more creative we get.”
Michel Linet-Frion, Creative Director, Groupe Pierre & Vacances

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FORREC Ltd

Company profile: FORREC Ltd
219 Dufferin Street
Suite 100C
Toronto
Ontario
M6K 3J1
Canada
Web: www.forrec.com
Email: designs@forrec.com
Tel: +1 416 696 8686

Background
FORREC is an entertainment design company that creates places of escape and destinations of distinction. Our creative house leads in the design of theme parks, waterparks, retail and mixed-use developments, resorts and visitor attractions globally. We create guest experiences others don’t, masterplan like no one else can, and give the world’s biggest brands results they never thought possible. Based in Toronto, Canada, FORREC has built projects in 20 countries, with a 30-year history.

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