Exclusive Ballooning, established in 1999, is the leading aerial marketing specialist in the World with the track record, client testimonials and pictures to prove it. In 2007, we further enhanced our position by acquiring the Aerial Display Company which was established in 1987. Company history can be veiwed here
In 2011 we launched our own brand helium and cold air inflatable marketing products and our dedicated sister website was launched - blimpX.com. We are also an authorized Flytec dealer and offer helium supply services from our Gloucestershire head office.
Operations Director Andrew Holly has won over 350 ballooning trophies including a World Grand Prix silver medal, various International gold medals and ten years undefeated in the UK counties challenge competition. He is also the current British champion and current chairman of the British Balloon and Airship Competitions Club.
Our carefully selected pilots, with a combined experience of over 150 years and 10,000 flights, are not only the very best in the world, they are also fully media trained, for instance, 7 client name checks in one 13 second live National TV response.
You will benefit from our unrivalled enthusiasm, creativity and wealth of media experience.
Never over budget, results always surpass client expectations.
Our recent successes include:
- Successfully navigating a special shape hot air balloon UNDER Tower Bridge for Disney Pixar
- Helping to raise alover £6 million for charity using hot air balloons as the tool for fundraising
- Taking the first hot air balloon to Buckingham Palace as part of a campaign which saw us as an official supplier to the 2018 England World Cup Football Bidon every continent including the China Times
- Our competition team have won over 350 trophies and medals and has represented Great Britain at the European and World Championships, the World Balloon Trophy and the avaiation equivalent of the Olympic Games - The World Air Games
- British National Champions 2012 and 2013
- Getting a clients’ balloon onto the BBC News World homepage for 34 hours during which time the page received a staggering 46,000,000 hits
- 20,000 followers on Facebook
- Our Foamy Gnome balloon has over 250,000 followers on Facebook
- Recent major media accreditations include a one hour special - Richard Branson’s rebel Billionaire; ITV Guinness World Records show; GMTV; MTV Asia; ITV Daybreak; Sky News and Sky Sports; BBC News 24; BBC1 6pm and 10pm News; BBC online World News homepage and BBC Radio 2 Chris Evans’ show; and,
- Getting our client’s balloons into Red Square, Bryant Park, NYC, the steps of Sydney Opera House, the Coliseum - Rome, the Atomium, Brussels, OVER Niagara Falls, alongside the great wall of China, the Grand palace, Bangkok, in front of Taipei 101 (World's tallest building), the lawn of Canberra’s parliament building, Turin's Vineria Reale and Lingotto, Rockerfeller Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park, NYC, Wembley Stadium,the Tate Modern, Mont Blanc, Edinburgh Castle, under and over Tower Bridge across the English Channel and the only company ever to tether a balloon inside Disneyland Paris - on the steps of the fairytale castle... the list is a long one!
Significant historical successes for the Aerial Display Company include...
- Successful campaign to claim the absolute World altitude record for Hot Air Balloons set by Per Lindstrand in an historic flight to 65,000 feet over Laredo, Texas
- The instigation and completion of the Daily Express sponsored London to Paris Hot Air Balloon race
- The first flight by Hot Air Balloon over Mount Everest for Star Micronics
- First flights over Niagara and Tower Bridge by Balloon in the FT special shape