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An Exclusive Interview With Jon Binkowski – Former Hard Rock Park’s Chief Creative Officer

Jon Binkowski Opening Day Hard Rock Park

In an exclusive interview five years after Hard Rock Park opened and quickly closed, Josh Young sits down and chats with Jon Binkowski: former CCO at Renaissance Entertainment in Celebration, Florida where Jon is still creating attractions for the themed entertainment industry.

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Hard Rock Park 10: Why The Park Closed

Gates used to enter Hard Rock Park

Why did Hard Rock Park close? Learn some of the missteps that were taken as well as some of the bad luck the park encountered as Josh Young ends his in-depth series on one of the most fascinating parks in the world.

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Hard Rock Park 9: Why The Park Did Not Fail

After creating a unique product in a heavily visited tourist market, Hard Rock Park closed in September of 2008, despite the work the creative team put into the project. Find out reasons the park did NOT close before you find out why it did.

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