AUSTIN, Texas, April 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultimate Outdoor Entertainment® — Graduating students throughout the country, at both high school and university levels, will not cross a stage to accept their diploma this school year. "Our Mobile Drive-In Theater package gives graduates the opportunity to receive that recognition and share that special moment, not only with their families but also their fellow students and friends – safely," said Kat Randolph, Marketing and Sales Director of UOE.
Some schools have chosen to postpone events, while others have scheduled virtual graduation, but The Mobile Drive-In Graduation Ceremony brings the virtual graduation to life. Photos and videos of the graduates, whether previously filmed or live-streamed, can be shared in place of their walk across the stage. "We are most looking forward to seeing videos from families in their vehicles cheering, beeping their car horns, and feeling that community support of their efforts and achievements," said Randolph.
UOE sold out of their Mobile Drive-In LED Screen packages for Easter Sunday, and requests for our mobile drive-in graduation ceremony have already surpassed Easter demand. "It has been challenging in the last two weeks to prepare and coordinate our largest screens and most experienced technicians for these huge last-minute event bookings, but we are making them happen, and we will be ready for the graduation ceremonies coming up over the next two months!" said Eric Lord, Director of Operations.
"We anticipated communities wanting to get out of the house safely after being cooped up for a few weeks, but we had no idea the extent of opportunities our Mobile Drive-In Movies would provide to so many different events that can no longer move forward in the standard way. We continue to be amazed at the new customers we are assisting, and the opportunities we have to serve increasing needs as they arise in this new environment." –Laura Landers, Owner and CEO
UOE's drive-in division, branded as Full Moon Drive-In®, has literally exploded during the current COVID-19 atmosphere. The mobile version of the Drive-In has experienced a true reawakening due to its mobility. "When you can take the Drive-In experience directly to the customer, and customize it for their individual event needs, whether it's a traditional movie, a semi-virtual graduation ceremony, or a drive-in church worship service, we are creating unique solutions for customer's event needs," Landers said. As the social distancing ordinances are extended, the Mobile Drive-In Theater by UOE offers not only movies, drive-in church and graduation services, but also provides a way to hold community fundraisers and gather communities in as close to the traditional way as possible – but socially distant and safely together.
After receiving over 300 inquiries from churches, universities, high schools, and traditional movie theaters looking for alternative solutions in this new era, UOE is gearing up for a busy summer season once the stay in place guidelines are relaxed or lifted.
As a small business operating at a national level, UOE will continue to provide Drive-Ins and single-family Backyard Movie drop-off packages throughout the COVID-19 crisis until and they can resume all rentals again.
Ultimate Outdoor Entertainment (UOE) is the entertainment company taking outdoor events to the next level. UOE started in 2008 as a small business operating out of a garage in Austin, TX. Today, still a family-owned business, UOE operates in more than 20 major cities across 12 states, offering outdoor movies, LED screen rentals and photo booth rentals nationwide. www.uoe.com.
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SOURCE Ultimate Outdoor Entertainment