Sunday, May 19, 2024

Thinkwell Thinks Globally With New Offices in Beijing and Abu Dhabi

Burbank, CA, USA —  Thinkwell Group, a worldwide experience design and production agency announced the opening of its new offices in both Beijing, China and Abu Dhabi, UAE. Over 50% of Thinkwell’s current projects are international, in countries including China, Singapore, Japan, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, England and France. These new offices will help to better serve their growing numbers of clients around the world.

Thinkwell has appointed Ryan Kester to spearhead the new Chinese office. As a Project Director, with more than 10 years of construction experience in China, Kester brings invaluable support to Thinkwell’s many clients in the country wanting to build Thinkwell’s innovative parks, attractions, museums, exhibits and shows.

“Our success comes when our designs are fully realized” says Francois Bergeron, COO of Thinkwell Group. “By establishing an office in Beijing with talent that can help our clients oversee the build the projects we design will ensure the level of quality expected of a Thinkwell Experience.”  

In conjunction with the opening of the new office, Thinkwell also announced the launch of its Chinese language website in an effort to expand marketing and communications with the region. The new website (, along with the launch of Thinkwell’s Chinese subsidiary, Si Ke Wei Lai, marks the growth of an exciting future for Thinkwell in Asia.

The award-winning, international experience design firm has over 160 employees and continues expanding. Anticipating that growth will continue in both domestic and international markets, Thinkwell has expanded their business development team both at home and abroad. With the recent appointments of former Project Manager Tyler Thornberg to Director, Business Development in the Burbank office and former Project Manager Amin Rashmani to Director, Business Development in the Abu Dhabi office, Thinkwell has added some unique fire-power to their already well established business development team.

ARTWORK: Concept art for Dubai EXPO 2020. Courtesy Thinkwell Group.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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