Happylon Moscow Russia a project by KCC Entertainment Design, a company based in Belgium with offices in Dubai and Moscow, won the prestigious IAAPA Brass Ring Award for Best Family Entertainment Center of the World. The award granting happened during the IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. The Award was given to the Indoor Entertainment project Happylon in Moscow Russia which has been designed en realized by KCC Entertainment Design.
KCC has a broad international experience in every facet of themed entertainment – from the initial concept to the realization and right up to the actual operational facility. KCC has been active in this market for more than 10 years and is considered as one of the world leading companies in the sector. The projects range from Family Entertainment Centers, Multimedia Entertainment Centers, theme parks, water parks, karting – bowling centers till themed bars, restaurants, shopping centers, etc.
The winning Family Entertainment Center, Happylon in Moscow, opened its doors at the beginning of this year after a construction period record of about 5 months and was an immediate hit. The project was integrated into the shopping center “Fillion Mall” and became a popular destination for young and old at once. KCC created a concept that appeals to all ages with a unique leisure mix and all of this in an attractive theming. This was according to the board of IAAPA the incentive to hand out the prestigious award. With an area of 6500 sqm, there was space for special attractions such as an indoor roller coaster that rides through the roof, 5D Theatre, drop towers, mega swings, carrousel, video and redemption games, skating rink, themed restaurant, etc.
KCC was also responsible for the design and realization of many other entertainment projects in more than 20 countries, as U.A.E (Dubai, Qatar, etc), Saudi Arabia, Latvia, Iran, China, Lebanon, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia, France, Spain, Romania, etc. of which some projects were also integrated in shopping malls. The integration of entertainment creates an attractive offer that makes a shopping mall more distinguished and competitive than any other mall.
The Happylon project was already voted as the best indoor entertainment center of Russia this year, and it also received the Golden Pony Award 2010 of the specialized press. But this award is the pick of the bunch according to Yannick Maes, Managing Director of KCC Entertainment Design, who also mentioned that this award is immediately the most important recognition of the entertainment world. “We are very proud that our project was voted to be the best entertainment project of the world, this is the recognition for 10 years of hard work of our complete KCC team and it strengthens us to continue our drive for further excellence!”