Imagination International Inc Wins The Dave Hauser Business Patron of the Year Award

The Dave Hauser Business Patron of the Year was was awarded to Imagination International Inc. (III), an end-to-end creative distribution, advertising and manufacturing company headquartered in Eugene, Oregon.


EUGENE, Ore. - June 5, 2018 - originally posted on PRLog -- Throughout its history, III has been a strong patron of the arts in Eugene. In addition to its Art Bus & Imagination Mural Projects, the company actively supports many local arts organizations including: the Eugene Symphony, the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, ArtSpark, the Eugene International Film Festival, and the City of Eugene's 20x21EUG mural initiative.

Watch the interview with John and Hillary Darland, owners of the company, to learn more about how the generosity of Imagination International Inc. ensures that local creativity and innovation continues to thrive in Eugene, regardless of economic climate.

Hillary Darland, Director of Philanthropy, shares how numerous successful collaborations arose through making connections with the local community, notably in the creation of 25 mural projects in the past three years.  President of the company, John Darland, goes on to explain that the company is trying to set an example for other businesses to get involved, not just get attention.

The  Dave Hauser Business Patron of the Year Award was established by The Arts & Business Alliance of Eugene (ABAE), a non-profit that aims to enhance public and private sector engagement, expand arts learning experiences, strengthen the ability of cultural organizations to be successful and integrate arts and culture into the fabric of the entire Eugene community.


Twice annually the ABAE hosts an event called BRAVA -  Business Recognizing Arts Vision and Achievement - an opportunity for Eugene's business and arts leaders to gather, renew friendships and strike up conversations that lead to partnerships that make a positive local impact.