Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation (HFE) owns, operates or partners in 22 properties in ten states. Some of those properties include Branson, Missouri’s Silver Dollar City theme park, Showboat Branson Belle lake attraction, Talking Rocks Caverns and White Water Park. HFE is an operating partner with Dolly Parton in the Dollywood Company which operates the Dollywood Theme park and Dollywood’s Splash Country water park in Pigeon Forge TN and Dixie Stampede dinner attractions in Branson MO, Pigeon Forge TN and Myrtle Beach, SC. In Georgia, HFE operates Atlanta’s Stone Mountain Park in conjunction with the State of Georgia, and owns Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta.
Brawner & Associates (now Paragon 360) and Sounds Great/SG Integration (acquired by Paragon 360 in 2013) has been working with HFE since 1990 as their primary supplier of audio, video and lighting design and installation throughout many of its park properties. In addition to the various indoor and outdoor theater venues, Paragon has provided sound reinforcement and audio special effects for countless rides and attractions in the parks in addition to distributed audio throughout the properties.