To all who come to this
place of Joy, Hope and Friendship
is inspired by Walt Disney's creative vision.
Here, human achievements
are celebrated through imagination,
the wonders of enterprise and concepts of a future
that promises new and exciting benefits for all.
May EPCOT Center entertain, inform and inspire.
And above all, may it instill a new sense of belief
and pride in man's ability to shape a world
that offers hope to people everywhere in the world.
E. Cardon Walker
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Walt Disney Productions
October 24, 1982
Written by Marty Skylar, this Dedication encapsulates the original vision of the world’s most optimistic, and unique theme park. E82 is a personal endeavor, committed to restoring and celebrating the concepts and principles brought forth by the artists, scientists, innovators, philosophers and futurists of over a quarter century ago. Men and women of vision that in the midst of social, political, and economic upheaval, tenaciously worked towards a more constructive and unified world.
is dedicated to the
original philosophies of EPCOT-
the City, the Center, and its Legacy.
Here, the “Architects of the Future” are celebrated
through Art, Music, and History.
May E82 continue EPCOT Center’s original vision:
to entertain, inform and inspire.
And above all, may it present innovative
perspectives on still unrealized concepts
for the community of tomorrow.
Joshua L Harris
January 11, 2010
“This is Just the Beginning!”
-Walt Disney (the EPCOT Film, 1966)