July 14, 2008
The official ground-breaking ceremony to launch the construction of RMB City took place on Monday July 14, 2008,on the future site of RMB City in Second Life.
The masters of ceremonies were Miniature Tigerpaw, project manager of RMB City, and Chenin Anabuki the founder and project manager of Avatrian, a Metaverse Development Company. The key speakers were China Tracy, Chief Developer of RMB City, and Freeway Mayo, CEO of RMB City, who each said a few words about their great hopes for this historic project.
After the speeches concluded, the more than a dozen attendants shared a champagne toast and gathered in a circle for the honorary ground-breaking. All team members were given customized RMB City shovels, and China Tracy was invited to turn over the first piece of sod for the new city. After the rest of the team joined in to dig together, RMB City was proclaimed officially under construction-laying a joyous foundation for the city to come.