In an Arts & Entertainment space, or any other space for that matter, every surface is an opportunity to tell a story. Even a blank surface is telling a story about your brand or event (albeit a pretty boring one). By using a variety of print substrates and techniques, you can use windows, walls, doors, and floors to transform a space into something incredible.
The joy of being a kid and being presented with your first bicycle is unmatched. New opportunities appear before you as you gain a new level of independence. Yet many children are unable to experience that joy. A group from St. Paul-based The Vomela Companies and 3M recently took part in a teambuilding experience to help change that reality for a group of students associated with the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities. The result of their efforts was a generous donation of six bicycles, helmets, and locks to deserving students in the local community. The event took place in 3M’s Carlton Science Center in Maplewood.
Last year, Thanksgiving weekend shoppers surpassed expectations with more than 174 million Americans shopping in-store or online, the National Retail Federation reports. The biggest holiday weekend for retailers now includes Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Sunday, and Cyber Monday. Shoppers spent a record $5.03 billion online on Black Friday—up 17 percent from last year. Spending increased $2 billion on Cyber Monday as well, with consumers spending $6.59 billion.