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Get a move on and order your Holiday Inflatables NOW!

  Are we really in the full swing of the holiday season already? That was fast! It seems to slip through my consciousness faster and faster every year until I’m frantic and swept up in the craziness of last minute holiday shopping. I’m sure I’m not the only one so, for all you last minute…

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Breath of Fresh Air – Autism Speaks

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – Francis of Assisi   Autism. You’ve heard it before. With the prevalence jumping to every 1 in 59 births this year, chances are you also know someone that’s living with it. In fact, you may know a boy…

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Top 3 Reasons to Invest in Inflatable Advertising

If you were thinking about purchasing an inflatable but are still on the fence about it, let me help you decide. Don’t worry “assistant” is in my official title; it’s what I do.   1. Inflatable advertising is COST-EFFECTIVE.   Traditional marketing schemes involve print advertisements or TV/radio commercials. Let’s face it, billboards and flyers…

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99 Inflatable Bottles of Beer on the Wall…

  Do you know what America’s favorite pastime is? If you said baseball – EHHH! Wrong! Maybe back in the day but, our tastes have certainly evolved since then. I’m sorry to burst your apple-pie-filled bubble folks but it’s drinking beer! Hey, I don’t make this stuff up. According to this article, Americans consumed 6.3…

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Join the Winner’s Circle with Automotive Inflatables!

  Get your motor running. Head out on the information superhighway…and snag yourself some sweet Boulder Blimp motor sports inflatables! 85% of people use a set of wheels to get around every day, making it one of the largest industries in the world. In 2016, there were nearly 95 million motor vehicles produced globally. Let’s…

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Put the Pep Back in your Step with Coffee Inflatables!

  Brrr! It’s getting brisk out there. I can’t believe that last Saturday marked the official first day of fall; that was quick. What I do believe, though, is that it’s the perfect time to remind everyone that they can warm up with your signature hot beverage!   There’s no better way to stay fresh…

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Breath of Fresh Air – JDRF

“We worked with Loni to create an inflatable arch with our JDRF logo for our Long Island Walks to Cure Diabetes in New York, and we couldn’t be happier! The arch is beautiful, our logo is perfectly printed, and the assembly is so simple. Our walk families and sponsors are still raving about it! What…

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We’ve got COSTUMES!

  Tis the season for some costumes! Fa la la la la, la la la…oops, wrong holiday but the excitement remains the same. In the spirit of Halloween, I wanted to remind you that we not only make inflatable advertising but also INFLATABLE COSTUMES. The options run the gamut from beverages to characters to even…

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Breath of Fresh Air – Muscular Dystrophy Association

  “We loved working with you and Boulder Blimp! The Arch was perfect and was exactly what we needed for our event. I’ve attached a couple photos for you. I’ll definitely check out the website and see if there is anything else we would love to have for our walk next year!”  Cassandra Rix, MDA…

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SALE ON NON-INFLATABLE PRODUCTS!

  Calling all bargain hunters: we’re having a SALE! I know, given our name, it may be difficult to distinguish what we do here at Boulder Blimp. We were founded in Boulder, CO. A blimp is inflatable. Get it? Alright, give us a break, we were established in 1980. Sheesh! Besides the custom advertising inflatables…

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ALERT: 5 ALARM FIRE SALE FOR FIRE PREVENTION WEEK!!!

Can you believe we’re already half way through the summer? I know, I know…not according to the calendar but ask any school age kid and I bet they’ll break it down for you faster than that pesky algebra equation. With that said, I think it’s a perfect time to remind you that Fire Prevention Week…

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Breathe of Fresh Air – Larimer Humane Society

“We like the zoo because we’re animals too.” – Walter Martin   It’s about that time again and I thought I’d switch it up this go-round. Although I love a good non-profit, I think I’ve  been discriminating. How could I forget about our furry and feathery friends?! Silly me! Thankfully, I don’t have to worry…

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Buffaloes AND Tigers AND Eagles. Oh my!

    It’s officially summer! Amnesia of the past school year has indefinitely set into student’s minds across the country as they splash in pools and embark on memorable summer vacations. Until September smacks them with a dose of sobering reality that is. Meanwhile, back at the ranch, we have the task of maintaining a…

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Breath of Fresh Air – Girls on the Run

“Who runs the world? GIRLS!” – Beyonce   I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again and again and again, I am ecstatic to call Girls on the Run a client. You may be asking yourself, “Ooo, what’s that?” Well, sit back, relax and read on my friend! One fine day in Charlotte, NC,…

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Have no fear, MARCH ARCH MADNESS is here!

If you are just stopping by for the first time today, you are in luck! You really couldn’t have picked a better time. March marks the return of Arch Madness at Boulder Blimp! A little known fact about us is that we like to save our client’s money so we decided to dedicate a whole…

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Breath of Fresh Air – The ALS Association

So you might have heard about the phenomenon that swept the nation only a few years ago: the Ice Bucket Challenge. I’m sure you’ve seen those often painfully funny videos of people pouring a bucket of ice water over their own heads or someone else’s head to alert the public to the devastating illness, ALS.…

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Sound the Alarm on Fire Safety!

According to the National Fire Prevention Association, a US fire department responded to a fire every 24 seconds. One home fire was reported every 90 seconds. An average of 7,100 home structure fires per year caused by playing with fire were reported between 2007 and 2011. Forty-three percent of the fires were started by a…

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Next Stop: Illumination Station!

In light of tonight’s highly anticipated super blue blood moon [pun intended], why don’t we talk about taking your marketing strategy to the next level by illuminating your ideas – literally! Let your advertising do all the work for you! Lighted inflatables can serve as bright beacons that guide your audience to your product/service while…

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Breath of Fresh Air – National MS Society

Welcome to the first installment of our new client feature, Breath of Fresh Air, where Boulder Blimp will be serving you the refreshing scoop on the various organizations and businesses we work with! It’ll be a place where you can: READ about the benefits of working with us. DISCOVER how we help our patrons achieve…

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And the winner is…OATMEAL?

Award show season is already in full effect with TV specials practically every weekend up until mid-March. I’m a sucker for red carpets and Hollywood glamour but the real star this weekend was oatmeal…? You heard that right: oatmeal! We had the pleasure of working in conjunction with the city of Lafayette, CO on the…

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2018 is Here – Ready…Set…GO!!

Now is the time to start getting your plans in motion for the 2018 Event season. Races and charity events are starting even earlier this year and the event calendar is starting to get filled up. Don’t miss out on the event and race supplies you need by waiting too long.  We can help with…

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Who says that arches are just for races?

              What do you see when you look at each of these pictures? Okay. Okay. The one in the middle looks like a giant macaroni covered in cheese but that’s beside the point. If you said an arch, you are correct! But, they’re not just arches. Oh no! You…

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Inflatables help 43 Animals get Rescued!

Fitzburgh Realty and their passion project, Homes Fur All, know how to get the community engaged and get animals adopted. In August, the realty business entrusted Boulder Blimp Company to create a 15′ Tall inflatable dog and cat. The non-profit wanted to stand out when they were attending events and use the inflatable animals when educating children at…

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Fulfill 2017 Marketing Budget with Inflatables

And like that, 2017 is almost over. Next week is Thanksgiving and the holidays are right around the corner. It’s time to hustle and get those last minute sales on the books, as well as, reflect on what worked in 2017 and what didn’t. Fourth Quarter is also used as a time to plan and budget…

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Turn Your Marketing Spend into Revenue!

The best way to tell if your marketing campaigns and or spend is working is to measure the increase in revenue that follows. General findings from advertising studies reveals that on average, half of all ongoing ad campaigns are ineffective. With that in mind, here are some proven ways advertising with inflatables and using inflatables…

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Inflatables for Experiential Marketing Campaigns

Halloween is just around the corner. A Museum of Science crushed their marketing campaign with inflatable spiders. Who doesn’t want to take a picture with these creepy crawly critters? And what happens as soon as that photo is taken? It gets posted to the individuals Facebook and Instagram Accounts. Like that, thousands of people heart…

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Fill Your Gift Bag with Inflatables – NOW!

Year end budgets are coming due, don’t be left out in the cold with unused budget! Most marketing budgets are a use it or lose proposition so make sure you have secured next years budget this year We can help by getting purchases on this years budget and ship next year We also offer free…

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Cold-Air Inflatables for Cold Weather Promotions

Here at Boulder Blimp We specialize in cold-air inflatables.  Cold air inflatables use a continuous blower for inflation and are the most widely used and the most durable option for inflatable advertising.  Cold air inflatables are a great option for keeping up on your promotions and advertising during the cold season which is right around…

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Inflatable Mascots are a Great way to Boost Team Spirit!

This weekend at the University of Colorado, Boulder it is Parent’s Weekend.  Parents are greeted by this fun and impressive 20′ inflatable version of CU’s Mascot (This is Alphie!).  Alphie can be seen at many University events.   An inflatable mascot is perfect for Tailgate events, School gatherings, Alumni events and more. Any University or…

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Custom Inflatables for Fall Races & Events!

Elevate this year’s Turkey Trot with an inflatable arch by Boulder Blimp Company. Annual Turkey Trots are some of the biggest races of the year. Whether it is a 5K, 10K, Half or Full Marathon, Boulder Blimp Company helps create a custom experience come Race Day. We worked with a race event company to create…

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Is Your Brand Boulder Blimp-Worthy?

Branding can be tricky but it’s hard to argue the importance of consistent messaging and Brand Awareness as a factor in driving customer engagement and retention. In fact, simply having consistency in your brand color palette is responsible for up to 80% of brand awareness.   Here are some more Statistic about Branding importance: A…

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Time to Gear up for the Holiday Season!

With temperatures cooling off, Summer coming to an end and Halloween right around the corner, the time is now to start ordering your Holiday promotional inflatables.  We have been making Holiday themed inflatables for over 30 years so we have the experience to help make this years Holiday Season the best ever! We can help…

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Best Pricing to Date on Original Inflatable Shape

At Boulder Blimp Company, it all started with an actual Hot Air Balloon that our Founder recreated into an advertising inflatable. That was over 35 years ago! To celebrate, we are offering the best pricing to date on our Inflatable Hot Air Balloon shapes. These are the most common inflatable shape and are often referenced…

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Make Your Mascot an Inflatable!

Looking for a way to bring life to your companies mascot? Make it an inflatable. Mascots work great for creating a powerful brand. Think Energizer bunny, the AFLAC duck, Geico’s gecko/caveman, Mr. Clean -etc. The mascots referenced gained exposure because of print media or commercial advertising. At an event, experiential or interactive channels are more successful.…

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BIG Savings on Inflatable Cups!

We are running a sale on all our Cup inflatables this month. In fact we pretty much always have a sale or some kind of offer that can help you save big time on advertising inflatables and event supplies. That is why it is a great idea to keep an eye on our website throughout…

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Inflatable Cups for Coffee Shops and QSR Industries

Inflatables are a great way to stand out amongst your competition in the Coffee and Food Industry. You can have someone outside your location in an inflatable costume or an inflatable coffee cup showcasing your new branding. For multi-unit locations, branding and market share is key. This month, we are offering the best pricing on Inflatables…

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Buying on Price Alone = Buyers Remorse

When working on behalf of a client or when researching options on where to purchase your inflatable you will certainly notice prices are all over the map.  Ranging from expensive to dirt cheap and everything in between. Inflatables are big business and whenever an industry grows to a certain size you get all kinds of…

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Increase Fan Engagement this Fall with Sports Inflatables!

We have a short ordering window to get inflatables to High Schools and Universities for this upcoming season. Lead time on inflatables depends on complexity, size, and the current production queue. Standard lead time is about 4-5 weeks, but we have been known to deliver sooner For sports teams we produce custom entrance tunnels, inflatable…

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Beat the Heat with Cool Inflatables!

During the sweltering middle of of summer you may not be thinking of Football Season or Fall Events, but now is the time to gear up for the remainder of event season. Now is the time to start planning for your Fall and late Summer events. Gear up with our best deal all year on…

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Inflate Brand Awareness with Product Replicas

Inflatables have been popular in the Food and Beverage Industry since the 1980’s. Product Replica Inflatables showcase a companies brand and/or product at 8-20x the size. When your product is as small as a candy bar or protein bar, making a 10′ Tall inflatable replica helps maximize exposure. When a product is developed and new to…

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Event Marketing can be tricky..Make it easy with Inflatables!

      Most companies big or small can benefit from participating in community events, festivals, charity events, trade shows or industry specific events and engagements. One of the toughest parts of getting involved is the high initial investment and obtaining a decent return on investment.   Inflatable Arch made finding the sponsor very easy…

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Arch Contest is Up, Start Liking!

You have one more week to like your favorite inflatable arch picture. If you are in the running, make sure to share the contest on all social media platforms. When sharing, make sure your online community knows that you are a part of the contest and show appreciation for any help. In addition to asking…

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Radio Industry Inflatables

Looking for unique ways to promote your radio station this summer? No matter your budget, reach out to Boulder Blimp Company today if you need a WOW factor at your next event. Pop Up Tents and Signage   Our pop up tents are high quality, UV protected and we have great pricing for a fully printed…

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Marketing Agencies Love Inflatables!

When it comes to impressing your clients inflatables are a great alternative to traditional advertising and marketing. The cost is low comparatively and inflatables can be used well beyond a one time activation or campaign. We work with Marketing Agencies to help them put together plans and proposals and can help show that you have…

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Inflatables in Action

It’s getting to that time of year where it is warming up and outside events are taking place. In the past couple weeks we have received the following pictures of Boulder Blimp Company Inflatables in action. This is the second inflatable Cow we have made for Valley Queen. This past year, they adjusted their branding…

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We Can Help With Projects Big or Small – Simple or Complex

Here at Boulder Blimp we can help with projects big and small. We specialize in everything from start and finish arches, inflatable cans and bottles, mascots, restaurant inflatables as well as the occasional off the wall (sorry had to do it) projects like this project we did for the Colorado Department of Transportation and their…

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Use Inflatables to showcase key Sponsorships

Marketing inflatables can be anywhere from a couple thousand dollars to the tens of thousands. Price is dependent on size and complexity of the inflatable. For more expensive projects that are showcased at big events, many organizations rely on sponsorships for funding. Below are ways to let your inflatable work for you and pay it off…

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Inflatables for Spring or Summer Events

We are offering the best pricing to date on our inflatable dome tents and pavilions just in time for spring and summer. If you need a unique way to showcase your brand, these are a customer favorite! Shade is a must and you can customize the size, colors and branding. Dome Tents can be utilized by…

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Experience Matters

With over 35 years in the Inflatable Industry, Boulder Blimp has seen just about everything when it comes to inflatables. When you have a project, experience matters from the initial concept, design, project execution and production, and delivery. There are many upstarts and fly-by-night companies that jump into the business of advertising inflatables. Many are…

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From Arch March Madness to Fire Industry Month

As March is quickly coming to an end, we have loved being able to extend the best inflatable arch pricing of the year! Don’t worry, if you haven’t capitalized on our Arch Madness pricing, you still have time. Pricing is effective through March 31st. Reach out to an account executive via our contact us link on…

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Why Inflatables will be HUGE in 2017

Being successful in this industry since 1980, we are happy to report that Inflatable Advertising is as popular today as it was over 35 years ago. Top reasons you should consider inflatables in 2017: Portability  Inflatables are shipped and transported from event to event around the country. They pack into a container or carrying bag…

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Buy Now for Spring & Summer?

  It may not feel like it when you step outside but Spring and Summer are right around the corner! Every year we have to tell someone they waited too long and there is not enough time to get them their inflatable for the event. The client then has to scramble to find some other…

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Race Needs for Non Profits and Sponsors

With over 15 million Americans competing in organized races each year; 5K’s, half-marathons or full, obstacle course races and walks for a cause, aren’t going anywhere. Big Business loves sponsoring races and the racers love funding and bringing awareness to non-profit groups across the United States.  No matter the size of race, there is sponsorship…

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Promote Your Highest Profit Margin Products with Beverage Inflatables

  It’s no secret where the money is made when it comes to restaurants, bars, concerts, festivals, sports and almost every other event- The Bar.  All Beverages make the highest margins.  Drinks – alcoholic or non-alcoholic is where huge profit margins are to be made! Whether you are a small coffee shop or micro brew,…

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How To Avoid Common Mistakes when designing your inflatable?

We often have clients who come to us without an idea or concept and look to Boulder Blimp for help in designing their advertising inflatable. Often times clients have ideas or concepts that need to be tailored so we can make the concept work as an inflatable. The best way to avoid problems when an…

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Inflatable Fire Education House 101

Boulder Blimp Company is known to have the “Original Fire Education House.” Working with a local Fire Department, BBC came up with the idea to have a tool that is portable, easy to set up and take down, and most of all educational. The Departments issues with the traditional trailer included: expense, storage, lack of portability,…

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Experience and Quality from Boulder Blimp Company

Being in business since 1980, Boulder Blimp Company has been an innovator and leader in the inflatable industry for more than 35 years. We have always had a reputation for quality, customized inflatables. When you get a quality product at a competitive price, why go anywhere else?     Our service and expertise in the…

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How Much Does an Inflatable Cost?

The questions on everyone’s mind once they become interested in an Inflatable – How much will this cost? There are a a lot of factors that go into the overall cost of an inflatable advertising balloon. The simplest answer is inflatable pricing is based on three factors – the size, the shape and the amount…

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Inflatables Increase Sales for End Of Year Discounts

It is officially December. We have enjoyed Thanksgiving and survived another Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Across every industry, businesses are trying to get as many sales on the books to finish 2016. Businesses have local competition, as well as, consumers researching and shopping online. To offset those factors, get a custom inflatable from Boulder Blimp…

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Bring your Beverage Product to Life

Beverage Companies use inflatable bottles, cans, cups, and pints glasses for all types of events. Our inflatable bottles or cans are perfect for new product launches, branding, sponsorships, trade shows and event promotions. Below find the reasons why the top beverage companies choose Boulder Blimp to make their bottle’s HUGE. Beverage companies choose inflatable advertising…

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Considering an Inflatable Arch?

Inflatable arches are a great way to market and brand events. They are used at races, walks, charity events, tailgating at universities, and even trade shows. Most people know they want an arch, below find what to consider when customizing an arch specific to your event and cause.  First, what kind of event is it? Is the arch going…

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What are the Different types of Advertising Inflatables?

One of the great things about inflatables and inflatable advertising is the versatility offered, and because every situation is different Boulder Blimp offers all inflatable types.     Cold-Air Inflatables Cold-Air Inflatables are the most common type of Advertising inflatable on the market. Cold-Air Inflatables are usually the most durable and typically offer the best…

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Why Should I Buy an Inflatable?

There are many different options when choosing how to spend your advertising and marketing dollar. Everyone is looking to maximize their budget and searching for that magic bullet. Inflatable Advertising Balloons or Inflatables offer an extremely high Return on Investment and for many clients inflatables are included year to year in their marketing budgets and…

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10 Reasons Why You Should Buy an Inflatable from Boulder Blimp

#1 Return On Investment Probably the best reason to own an inflatable for your business is ROI. Everyone is looking for the best return on their dollar spent and advertising/marketing expenditures can be hard to measure. When factoring in the low maintenance costs, the extremely long life cycle and the extremely low operating costs and…

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Inflatable Fire Education Houses for Fire Prevention Week

Inflatable Fire Education Houses for Fire Prevention Week Fire Prevention Week is October 9-15, 2016 and Boulder Blimp Company has got you covered. With this year’s focus on the importance of up-to-date fire alarms, BBC can help get your community involved and educated. Boulder Blimp Company designed and created the first Inflatable Fire Education House…

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GIANT INFLATABLES can help promote BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

This October, in addition to jumping onboard everything and anything pumpkin-spiced, the color pink will be showcased everywhere you look. From ribbons at the grocery store, to NFL athletes lacing up pink cleats, the pink ribbon is a symbol to help generate awareness and honor those who have been impacted by Breast Cancer. The inflatable breast…

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