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Showforce’s return to work backed by tess’ expertise and safety guidance

With government guidance now emerging for the events industry and companies beginning to return to site, Showforce has partnered with industry safety specialist The Event Safety Shop (tess) to develop Covid-19 protocols and risk assessments specifically for the award-winning global crewing business. The new working practises have been written in-conjunction with Showforce’s NEBOSH qualified health, safety and training manager, Laurence Jones and the highly experienced team at tess. They are designed to minimise the risk of infection and ensure the …

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Showforce Google George P Johnson @ Excel

Showforce delivered large numbers of multi-skilled crew to longstanding client George P Johnson for the Google Cloud Next ’19 event, when it was held at London’s Excel from 20th – 21st November. The event brought together some of the brightest minds in technology for two days of networking, learning, and problem solving. George P Johnson’s production team worked closely with Showforce and its other suppliers to transform the venue into an immersive Google environment with all the zones, theatres and …

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Showforce deliver crew for stage adaptation of Grandpa’s Great Escape

No strangers to working within Liverpool’s M&S Banking Arena as the incumbent crewing supplier, the Showforce team was asked to work on something slightly different this January, in the first stage adaption of David Walliams’ children’s book Grandpa’s Great Escape. Working for longstanding client Phil McIntyre Entertainment, more than 40 crew, a crew chief and a forklift driver assisted with the load in, install, derig and load out of the arena spectacular which proved incredibly popular with the bestselling book’s …

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Steelyard performance for Showforce

In the first week of December 2019, a team of experienced Showforce crew bravely battled the winter weather to assist LarMAC Live with the production build of Creamfields Steelyard. Held on Liverpool’s Central Docks, the all day dance event saw the space transformed, creating an experience that delivered a complete sensory for event goers. The terrain at location presented a challenge for the Showforce crew as the heavy flight cases housing all the lighting, sound and video equipment had to …

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Showforce in the Limelight for Royal Parks Half Marathon

A large team of Showforce’s most experienced overlay crew was in action for Limelight at this year’s Royal Parks Half Marathon held on 13th October 2019. The stunning route takes in some of the capital’s world-famous landmarks on closed roads, and four of London’s eight Royal Parks – Hyde Park, Green Park, St. James’s Park and Kensington Gardens. This was Showforce’s twelfth year supporting the popular event, having been involved from the outset, and is an excellent example of how …

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CREAMFIELDS 2019

Showforce has been providing crewing support to LarMac LIVE at Creamfields since 2014. Year on year our involvement has grown. Since 2017 Showforce has been the only crewing company contracted by LarMac LIVE. In 2019 the number if crew shifts fulfilled by Showforce crew increased from 788 to 1051 including 38 by licenced telehandler and cherry picker drivers. Over the course of the project, the Showforce crew amassed almost 10,000 man hours, with crew deployed from Showforce’s national network of …

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Showforce on-trend for A/W London Fashion Week 2019

Once again, Showforce proved that it is the on-trend crewing company of choice when it comes to London Fashion Week, with teams of crew onsite at multiple locations across the capital for various clients and major brands. As always there were several projects that required highly experienced crews who have the venue and client knowledge to meet the challenges presented to them. Stand out elements of A/W London Fashion Week 2019 included: A prestigious after show charity event where crews …

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Showforce takes Pride in delivering for innovision

Working with long standing client innovision, Showforce provided crewing support for this year’s Pride in London event. innovision is responsible for its licensing, multi-stakeholder management, security, production, risk assessment, crowd and traffic management and operations. Showforce assisted with the set-up of multiple locations around London that were involved in the Pride celebrations. Completing 128 crew shifts on 5th and 6th July, Showforce was involved in the build and de-rig of the high profile, free to attend, event for the LGBT …

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Showforce on its Soap Box for Red Bull again in 2019

Showforce was delighted to provide Red Bull Company with crew for the Red Bull Soapbox Race 2019 when it returned to Alexandra Palace on 7th July. The international event sees amateur drivers race homemade soapbox vehicles in a variety of shapes and sizes creating a fantastic spectacular and exhilarating experience for event goers. The Showfoce team were onsite from 4th July to 8th July and included forklift drivers and telehandler operators, along with site crew for the build, event day …

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Showforce delivers crewing support to Freeman at Autodesk 2019

Showforce was asked to provide crewing support for Autodesk 2019 by award winning event agency Freeman. Taking place at Tobacco Dock from 18th – 19th June, Autodesk is a conference for users of the company’s software to learn from its experts and other top experts in the field, connect with each other, and explore new concepts and workflows. Completing 150 crew shifts over six days, the Showforce team assisted with the set-up and de-rig of the event’s plenary rooms, break …