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Star Trek: The Exhibition License Picked Up By EMS June 8, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: ST: The Exhibition , trackback

Star Trek: The Exhibition, the traveling tour of Star Trek props, costumes and replicas, has had a change of ownership. EMS Exhibits has announced they have acquired the rights from CBS Consumer Products. This is good news for fans hoping that the touring exhibit will some day come to their local museum. Details below.

 

press release

EMS Exhibits Acquires Rights to Star Trek®: The Exhibition From CBS Consumer Products

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’s Tutankhamun 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.

 

 

Comments

1. Harry Ballz - June 8, 2011

It pays to be an exhibitionist!

2. rm10019 - June 8, 2011

Where is the ignore button..
I wish them luck!

3. Phil - June 8, 2011

Actually, it pays to sell an exhibitionist….

4. NCC-73515 - June 8, 2011

Will they finally allow taking pictures?

5. Commodore Mike of the Terran Empire - June 8, 2011

Harry. How would you know about that.
Oh. Never mind Harry.

6. T'Cal - June 8, 2011

No pix?? Are you referring to EMS or STTE? I attended the first showing back in 2008 in San Diego and could take unlimited pix. Even met the Okudas – two of the nicest people I’ve ever met.

7. Red Dead Ryan - June 8, 2011

1.

Not if you’re Anthony Weiner!

8. Harry Ballz - June 8, 2011

7.

…..and that’s the long and short of it!

9. MvRojo - June 8, 2011

This thing keeps changing hands but it will never be as good as the first version that was in Long Beach, was decently priced, had both bridge replicas, and didn’t have all the extra charges to do anything

10. Anthony Thompson - June 9, 2011

Just give me the TOS bridge and let me sit in the Captains chair for a minute or two. Then I can die happy.

11. Jon Deane - June 9, 2011

Hopefully they can pick up the pace of the tour. I remember when it was Star Trek: The Tour; has it stayed The Tour it would have been to Rochester, NY years ago but I’m still waiting.

12. Lt. Bailey - June 9, 2011

It is interesting that this EMS is behind the CSI experience in Vegas. Does this mean they would be behind a new ST experience also in Vegas??? One can hope.

13. Mikey1091 - June 9, 2011

Good for STTE, but I’m still waiting for the thing to come to NY as was promised by the original exhibitors. Seeing as it keeps changing hands, I doubt this thing will ever get near NY. It seems to never leave the west coast of the US, and with it changing hands every two or so years, it never will. I won’t be surprised if it ever comes to within driving distance of Long Island.

14. Number 3 - June 9, 2011

I’m going to the 1 at Kennedy next weekend, never got to see it in Vegas or anywhere else for that matter.Excited to say the least.Not too far of a drive from Tampa.WOOHHOOO!

all my best

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