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SHOWFORCE ADDS MIDLANDS OFFICE TO FILL SKILLS GAP IN THE REGION

Award winning event support company, Showforce has announced that it has recently opened an office in Coventry’s city centre. It is now perfectly placed to service events and venues throughout the Midlands region.  The new office will provide production and technical personnel, corporate event crew, stage and production crew, general and site crew and plant operators, along with its popular crew man and van service. Headed up by Showforce’s former Middle East operations manager, Michael Boylan following his return to …

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MY BEAUTIFUL CITY AT LONDON FASHION WEEK

Since February 2014, Showforce has been supporting leading creative agency My Beautiful City bring some of the world’s most talented designer collections to life at the prestigious London Fashion Week. This year Showforce’s corporate event crew completed more than 100 shifts and 600 hours for My Beautiful City. Deployed all over London to support at the Naked Heart Foundation charity event and 3 high profile catwalk presentations for Ambika, Central St Martins MA and Vivienne Westwood, the crew assisted with …

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SHOWFORCE SUPPORTS PHIL MCINYTRE ENTERTAINMENTS WITH PROFESSOR BRIAN COX OBE EVENT IN LIVERPOOL

When Professor Brian Cox OBE took his latest tour, Universal – Adventures in Space & Time to Liverpool’s M&S Bank Arena this February, Showforce was on-hand to provide crewing support to longstanding client Phil McIntyre Entertainments. The record-breaking show offers a fascinating insight into the workings of nature at the most fundamental level. Whether an avid science reader or a total novice, Professor Cox makes challenging ideas accessible to all, exploring the vast, possibly infinite universe and our place within …

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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 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 support LarMac at Creamfields

Showforce has been providing crewing support to LarMac LIVE at Creamfields since 2014. Year on year our involvement has grown. In 2017 and 2018, Showforce was the only crewing company employed by LarMac LIVE, this year the company fulfilled 770 crew shifts including 36 by licenced telehandler and cherry picker drivers. Showforce provided stage hands, backline crew, plant operators, crew chiefs and a site boss. The Showforce crew were responsible for the load in of all equipment for every stage …

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Hockey World Cup win for Showforce with Arena Seating and ADI

When the 14th edition of the Women’s Hockey World Cup was held at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre from 21st July – 5th August 2018, Showforce provided crew members with various skill sets to both Arena Seating and ADI. Showforce supplied Arena Seating with a team of 12 which included crew members, climbers and plant operators from the 15th June – 13th July. In action for almost a month, they assisted with the installation of an impressive 6,000 seat …

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Showforce contribute to the success of this year’s Olivier Awards

This year’s Olivier Awards were, once again, a huge success, with the best of London’s West End and beyond celebrated at a glittering ceremony held at the Royal Albert Hall. The night itself was one to remember for the cast and crew of the musical Hamilton, which walked away with no less than seven awards. Showforce was thrilled to see Hamilton do so well, especially since the team assisted with the renovation of Victoria Theatre in preparation for the arrival …