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SHOWFORCE SUPPORTS MONUMENTAL CRICKET WORLD CUP 100 DAY COUNTDOWN EVENT!

On 19th February the world famous Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square became the centrepiece of an event to mark 100 days until the start of this year’s ICC Cricket World Cup. With two giant inflatable wickets either side of the landmark, it gave the illusion of the middle stump. Showforce was delighted to provide its long-term standing client, innovision, with six experienced crew and a crew chief to assist with the loading, unloading and positioning of crowd control barrier for …

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Crowned Best Crewing Company at the Festival Supplier Awards 2019

We were absolutely thrilled to take home the coveted title of ‘Best Crewing Company’ for the fourth year in succession at the Festival Supplier Awards 2019. Held at the Hurlingham Club in London, the prestigious ceremony recognises the achievements of the outdoor event and festival supply chain. Judges commented: “Showforce was head and shoulders above the rest in this category and that the detail in its submission was mirrored by the detail shown by its crews on site at both …

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Showforce score with Event FX and Chelsea

Chelsea Football Club simply swept aside Sheffield Wednesday in a 3-0 win that sees them into the fifth round of the FA Cup. Indeed, they’ve lost just one of their past 38 home games, giving the team’s passionate fans a reason to cheer at Stamford Bridge. Yet, the action on the pitch began before kick off with Showforce supporting Event FX with the delivery of the popular London club’s pre-match entertainment and services produced by its client Event 360. This …

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Showforce Think with GPJ

George P Johnson, the event marketing and event experience agency, called on Showforce in November when it tasked the event crew specialist to assist with a complex load in and setup at a large tech conference for one of the largest clients. Held at London’s Old Truman Brewery, the event saw company executives and their clients gather to debate artificial intelligence at the event titled, Where Technology Meets Humanity. Showforce provided George P Johnson with a project manager, two forklift …

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Showforce provide crew to the Evening Standard Theatre Awards

Showforce rolled out the red carpet, literally, for the stars of this year’s Evening Standard Theatre Awards when it provided event crew to the annual awards ceremony. Shorty Productions, the live event production specialist, called on Showforce to perform a leading role in the evening celebration, which took place at London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane. In total, 93 crew members took to the stage – and venue and trucks – and played a major part in the production. Over the …

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Showforce assist fulwell 73 with Little Mix gig

Showforce provided crewing support to Fulwell 73 who were responsible for producing the Apple Music Presents Little Mix promotional event for the popular girl band’s new album ‘LM5’ when it was filmed at EartH on November 13th. Onsite from Saturday 10th November, a team of 18 crew, including two banksmen arrived to begin the load in and rig for the event. Crew numbers then ranged between two and eight during the remainder of the rig and rehearsals on the Sunday …

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BrewDog’s Metro Mayhem well served by Showforce

When BrewDog Plc’s first ever London beer festival, Metro Mayhem arrived at the Copper Box on 10th November, Showforce’s event crew was on-hand throughout to ensure no-one was left thirsty! A team of three crew chiefs, 17 crew and six fully qualified forklift drivers provided logistical support during the event build and the show day. During the build the Showforce team’s main role was to ensure that all the BrewDog stock that was required for the event was loaded into …

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Showforce assist Benchmark Sport with Bloomberg Square Mile Relay

Showforce has been working with Benchmark Sport providing experienced crew to assist the setup of the Square Mile Relay for almost a decade. Located in the heart of London’s financial district, the twelfth edition of the Bloomberg Square Mile Relay saw 1200 runners from 120 of London’s largest companies take to the race course to find the ‘fastest firm in the city’! Teams included 10 runners, each completing the one-mile route around central London in the fastest possible time. With …

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Showforce steps on it with Sommer Event Flooring

Sommer Event Flooring had its jobs (un)covered this October and November when it contracted Showforce to provide local crew to a number of events taking place at Birmingham’s NEC. Showforce’s new Birmingham office provided 11 corporate event crew to assist the exhibition and event flooring company with Euro Bus Expo, a trade show for bus and coach operators (October 30-November 1), and National Pet Show, a two-day event for pet lovers (November 3 and 4). Sommer Event Flooring, the Birmingham-based …

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Giant steps for Showforce

More than one million people lined the streets of Liverpool last month to witness four giant marionettes walk through the city centre in a Giant Spectacular over the weekend of 4th – 7th October. Organised by Culture Liverpool, the cultural arm of Liverpool City Council, and Royal de Luxe, the street theatre specialist, the four-day event featured four giants that once again captured the hearts and imaginations of the city’s residents and visitors. Events Design Company worked alongside Culture Liverpool …