Blair Reynolds (BG Reynolds) and Brandon Kleyla (Trader Sam's) walk through the history and development of Trader Sam's. Featuring never before seen photos, stories only the "father of Trader Sam's" could tell, and how to develop and display your own story to bring to your home tiki bar to life.
Saturday, July 1, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Red Lion Timberline Room (lower level)
Included with any weekend Pass, open seating on a first-come basis. Please arrive early to ensure seating. Tickets are not available at the door.
Brandon spent seven years at Walt Disney Imagineering, working on over thirty different projects. However, one project was ongoing for those seven years, being a driving force in creating the Trader Sam's brand. He served as Sam's right hand man as decorator and writer on both Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar and Trader Sam's Grog Grotto. Brandon may have left WDI in late 2016, but is continuing his work in themed entertainment with Universal Creative and the exciting Universal Beijing Resort. But tiki is never far from his mind, currently digging up his backyard and building a tropical oasis of his own.