Through the Looking Glass at AREA15 - Where We Buy #194
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Anne Mezzenga of OmniTalk joins James Cook on a fantastical journey through AREA15, a new entertainment district near the Las Vegas Strip.
Drew DiCostanzo, Director of Sales and Marketing at Meow Wolf Las Vegas, leads a tour of Meow Wolf's OmegaMart. They begin in a place that looks like a typical grocery store, but things soon prove much weirder and more entertaining.
Anne and James visit Wink World, a new exhibit from Blue Man Group co-founder Chris Wink.
AREA15 CEO Winston Fisher says they've "invented a new real estate project operating business...ultimately creating a content box." Fisher speaks to the past and future of AREA15, with plans to replicate the Area 15 concept in other cities.
James Cook is the director of retail research in the Americas for JLL.
Want to see what we saw?
- We posted a video of our trip to Area 15 here.
Hear our past coverage of Meow Wolf and Area 15:
- Chris Wink Brings Cool Stuff to AREA15 in Las Vegas - Where We Buy #130
- Meow Wolf Brings Art to the Mall and More - Where We Buy #110
- AREA15 and Meow Wolf - Where We Buy #72
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