MEXICO CITY, Mexico. KidZania Journal. March 7, 2013. (English). -Yesterday, during the 16th edition of the National Franchise Awards organized by the Mexican Franchise Association (AMF), KidZania was named “Outstanding Franchise Abroad 2012”. KidZania has become a truly global brand, with 11 centers open in 8 different countries. The 100% Mexican edutainment concept has plans to open 6 centers more this year and 7 between 2014 and 2015, including one in the US.
Interviewed by the KidZania Journal after receiving the award, Mr. Xavier López –President of KidZania– mentioned that “We are very happy at KidZania for this achievement. We are very proud not only for being a Mexican concept and company that is recognized outside of Mexico, but because by doing so we ignite the hearts and minds of more and more children”.
KidZania is one of the fastest growing kid’s interactive entertainment brands in the world. It is an interactive kids’ city combining inspiration, fun and learning through realistic role play for children 4-14. Kids independently explore a safe and contained 80,000 square foot kid-sized city with over 60 exciting careers that they can try out as they learn about the inner-workings of a city and the concept of managing money. Each ultra-realistic experience is designed to empower kids, giving them the confidence to be their best selves, and inspiration to be great global citizens. With 11 locations in eight countries and rapidly growing globally, KidZania is one of the most inventive kid’s edutainment concepts in the world.