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Katapult turns 18!

Katapult, the UK-based, themed attractions design agency, celebrate their 18th Birthday this July. For the last 18 years the team, led by co-founders Dawn Foote and Phil Higgins, have been working in the themed attractions industry and at 18 now employ a team of 17 with deep industry specialisms. 

“We are really proud to reach our 18th year, and have enjoyed the journey,” says Dawn Foote, Co-founder and CEO, “We never stand still and over the last 3 years we have really refined the focus of Katapult, grown our team, extended our specialist skills and within the last year alone have worked on international projects for brands such as LEGO, Cartoon Network and National Geographic”

Phil Higgins, Co-founder and CCO explains Katapult’s future plans:

“We are totally focussed on themed and location-based attractions. As well as delivering some exciting projects like the new Cartoon Network/Future Kid Family Entertainment Centre in Kuwait, we will be building on our relationships, creativity and experience to bring even more exciting attractions to life. We are all passionate about this industry, we immerse ourselves in the IPs we work with, we visit parks, we take part in our industry and we always put the guest experience first. Here’s to the next 18 years!”

Katapult hosted their Annual at Drayton Manor Theme Park and enjoyed a few hours on the park to celebrate Katapult turning 18!

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Alistair
Clarkson

Alistair Clarkson is our Marketing Executive. Alistair is the guardian of all our marketing output. If you see the Katapult name anywhere, the likelihood is Alistair put it there. Alistair has also produced on a Derbyshire Wildlife Trust project and is currently producing on a project with the Museum of East Anglian Life.

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