2018 Special Olympics USA Games to Announce Artistic Collaborations and Opening Ceremony Performers
SEATTLE – The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will announce artistic and entertainment elements of the 2018 USA Games at a press conference on Tuesday, March 27, at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Scheduled announcements and speakers include:
- Collaborations with local artists Miguel Edwards, Catherine Mayer and Chihuly Studio.
- The creative vision for the Opening Ceremony at Husky Stadium on Sunday, July 1, and the first set of performers confirmed for the show.
- Timothy Shriver, Chairman of Special Olympics International, will also address the audience.
WHEN: Tuesday, March 27, 2018
TIME: 9:30 – Check in/media set up
10:00-10:30 – Press conference
10:30-11:00 – Presenters and spokespeople available for interviews
WHERE: Chihuly Garden and Glass - 305 Harrison Street, Seattle
WHO: Beth Knox - President and CEO, 2018 Special Olympics USA Games
Timothy P. Shriver - Chairman, Special Olympics International
Jayme Powers - Chief Operating Officer and Executive Producer, 2018 Special Olympics USA Games
Kevin White - Founder and Chief Strategist, XPL
Miguel Edwards - Sculptor, Photographer and Installation Artist
Catherine Mayer – Artist
Karen Phelps Moyer (Emcee) - Co-Founder and VP, The Moyer Foundation; USA Games Ambassador
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Jaymelina Esmele, 2018 Special Olympics USA Games