March 6, 2013 – The First Renderings of Shanghai Disney Resort are Revealed at the Annual Company Meeting
“It is authentically Disney and distinctly Chinese.” – CEO Robert Iger
On March 6, 2013, the annual Disney shareholders meeting was held in Phoenix, Arizona. Among other announcements, the first renderings of the Shanghai Disney Resort were unveiled by CEO Robert Iger. The park, then scheduled to open at the end of 2015, was a mix of Disney and Chinese stylings, a blend that would be spread over 950 acres, with two hotels, several square feet of retail, and several other entertainment areas.