How Our European Events Could Be Affected by Brexit

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Blog
How Our European Events Could Be Affected by Brexit

This month we packed up our equipment and headed over to sunny Geneva to support a client’s awards evening. Exciting times! However as Switzerland is outside of the EU, things aren’t as straightforward for us when it comes to delivering AV production. With any movement of services/kit in and out of non-EU countries it is […]

Screen Formats – 4:3 or 16:9?

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Blog
Screen Formats – 4:3 or 16:9?

In the good old days the screens on your television sets and computer monitors were virtually square, with a width to height ratio of 4 to 3, commonly written as 4:3. This was mainly governed by the technology in the TV set that could not reproduce images that were any more irregular. Similar technological restrictions […]

We Do More Than Push Faders and Press Buttons

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Blog
We Do More Than Push Faders and Press Buttons

We recently delivered full AV and technical support for worldwide insurance company FM Global, at the Marriott London Heathrow, who we’ve supported for many years now. Here’s a step by step guide of how we successfully delivered their event…   Step 1 – Initial Meeting: It’s always great to meet in the room with the […]

Don’t Ask Us to Be Cheap

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017 in Blog
Don’t Ask Us to Be Cheap

We had a new enquiry last week… “We have an event coming up in June and we’ve been given your name by ‘xxxxx’ who said you’re excellent. We had a few problems last year so we’re changing supplier.” “That’s great to hear, thank you. We’d be happy help!” After a long conversation about their AV […]

10 Best Keynote Speakers

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Blog
10 Best Keynote Speakers

10 Best keynote speakers who would be a great addition to your event… During a recent production meeting for a major UK brand, the subject of who should close their national conference came into conversation. Although our involvement in the meeting was to discuss their AV requirements, we soon realised that we have gained a lot of experience […]

Defying the Laws of Physics

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in Blog
Defying the Laws of Physics

By definition, projection is the displaying of an image on a distant surface achieved via a high intensity light source. The simple word ‘distant’ in that definition had always been an issue in the AV industry. To achieve a large image viewable by a mass audience, the distance between the screen surface and the projector […]

10 Best Awards Evening MC’s

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in Blog
10 Best Awards Evening MC’s

Organising an industry awards evening? So many things to consider; venue, entertainment, what the stage set will look like and what audio visual equipment you’ll need, etc. Choosing the right Master of Ceremonies for your awards evening can make or break your event. Keeping the evening flowing and ensuring the audience stay engaged is an […]

Are You 99% Perfect?

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Blog
Are You 99% Perfect?

Providing technical equipment at an event can be challenging. We liken it to ‘Live TV’. There have been no rehearsals, it’s live, we have to think on our feet. Years of experience running events gives us that edge to solve problems before they arise. But every now and then we have a problem. And when […]

Light It Up- The Latest Event Trend

Posted by on Nov 11, 2016 in Blog
Light It Up- The Latest Event Trend

If you follow us on Twitter and Facebook, you may have seen that recently we’ve been using large illuminated letters to brand events. Last month we installed LED letters at a gala dinner in Madrid and awards ceremonies in Solihull and London. This new event trend has become increasingly popular over the last year and we […]

Getting from A to Z

Posted by on Oct 14, 2016 in Blog
Getting from A to Z

We spend our life on the road. Venue to venue setting up AV kit. We’ve been doing it for years. In fact we’ve been working in some venues for over 30 years. So you’d think we’d know how to get there…. In the good old days we’d have an A-Z. Blimey, do you remember them? […]

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