Walt Disney Imagineering was formed by Walt Disney on December 16, 1952
as WED Enterprises to develop plans for a theme park and to manage Disney's personal assets.
It  is now the research and development arm of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.

Nametag worn by employees working for MAPO, the Manufacturing And Production Organization.  This division developed audio-animatronics and other technology, ca. 1965. Nametag worn by Imagineers working for
WED Enterprises, the design and development division
 of the Walt Disney Company, ca. 1966.
Nametag used at WDI in the late 1990's.
Nametag used at WDI in the early 1980's.
Nametag worn by Imagineers working on the Disney
Activities Team, a group in charge of cast member
activities, such as parties, movies, etc.
Nametag worn by Imagineers working on the Disney
Advisory Board, a group in charge of
of cast member internal relations and affairs.

Nametag worn by Imagineers working at the Disney Design Studio, the WDI satellite offices at Disneyland, ca. 1990. Nametag worn by Imagineers working at the Disney Design Studio, the WDI satellite offices at Disneyland, ca. 1995.
Nametag worn by Imagineers working at the Disney Design Studio, the WDI satellite offices at Disneyland, ca. 1996. Nametag worn by Imagineers from 2006-2009.
Nametag issued for Imagineers working on the new
Disney's California Adventure resort, ca. 1999-2000.
Nametag worn by Imagineers during the 
Millenium Celebrations, ca. 1999-2000.
 Worn by cast members working for the Disney Development Company, which was responsible for locating and developing land for Disney theme parks, and other WDW special projects. . The DDC was incorporated into Walt Disney Imagineering in 1995. Worn by cast members working for the
Disney Development Company, ca. the early 1980's.
Nametag made for a DDC event in the summer of 1990. Nametag made for a DDC event in the summer of 1990.

Nametag worn by Disney Development Company cast members
during the creation of the city of Celebration, Florida
The city was owned and managed by the Disney Company.
Nametag worn by cast members working
 at city hall  of Celebration, Florida .
Nametag worn by Imagineers working in the
Walt Disney Attractions Show Quality division.
Nametag worn by Imagineers working for the Creative Entertainment division of WDI.  This group develops firework presentations, parades, and other large-scale
shows at the various Disney resorts worldwide.

Nametag worn by Imagineers attending the Imagineeringland
event in 1998, the WDI open house for cast and their families.
Nametag worn by Imagineers attending the Imagineeringland
event in 1997, the WDI open house for cast and their families.
Nametag worn by Imagineers in 1996, in honor 
of the 25th anniversary of Walt Disney World.
Nametag worn by Imagineers who were planning the proposed Disney's America theme park, in the early 1990's.  The park was planned for Virginia, but was canceled to to intense opposition from local historical and environmental protection groups.
Nametag worn by Imagineerswho were
 designing the Euro Disney project, ca. 1990.
Nametag worn by Imagineers working at WDI Fountain Group.
Nametag given to cast members working on research
 and development projects at WDI, ca the early 1980's.
Nametag given to cast members working on research
and development projects at WDI, ca the early 1980's.
Nametag worn by Imagineers in 2012.  
The "class" indicated the year they started working at Disney.
Nametag worn by people selected as Honorary Imagineers,
such as winners of the annual Imaginations design contests.

Nametag issued in 1992 to Imagineers 
in honor of the 40th anniversary of the founding of WDI.
Nametag issued in 2002 to Imagineers 
in honor of the 50th anniversary of the founding of WDI.
Nametag worn by Imagineers during the 
100 Years of Magic celebrations, ca. 2001-2002.
Nametag issued in 2005 to Imagineers in 
honor of the 50th anniversary of the Disneyland Resort.
Nametag worn by Imagineers during planning stages of the new
Disney's Animal Kingdom Resort in 1998.
Nametag worn by Imagineers during planning stages of the new
Golden Oak residential community at WDW, ca. 2015.
Nametag worn by staff working at the Disney Accelerator program.  1209 Grand Central is its address. Nametag worn by Imagineers ca. 2015.

Nametag worn by Imagineers ca. 2013. This nametag is coming soon.  Check back later.
 


Walt Disney Imagineering Special Event Badges

Badge given to visitors at the WDI headquarters building.
Badge given to visitors to the new Alien Encounter attraction 
at Walt Disney World, in January 1995.
Badge given to visitors to the new Rock'n Roller 
Coaster attraction at Walt Disney World, in June 1999.
Badge given to visitors to the new Expedition
Everest attraction at Walt Disney World, in January 2006.
Badge given to visitors to the new Mickey's Philharmagic attraction at Walt Disney World, in September 2003. Badge given to visitors to the new Soarin'
 attraction at Walt Disney World, in April 2005.
Badge given to visitors to the new Stitch's Great Escaoe
 attraction at Walt Disney World, in October 2004.
Badge given to visitors to the new Test Track
 attraction at Walt Disney World, in December 1998.