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Showforce fly with Blink in KSA

Showforce continues to provide highly experienced and capable crew within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and has become to ‘go-to’ solution for crewing support within the country. Most recently they have assisted UAE based production company Blink with the delivery of the amazing AlUla Balloon Festival in AlUla, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 1st – 9th February. The event was part of the Winter at Tantora Festival and saw 50 hot air balloons taking to the sky each morning, giving …

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Perfect timing for Blink at AFC Asian Cup opening ceremony

Organisers of the AFC Asian Cup promised a once in a lifetime experience to mark the start of the tournament’s 17th edition. Held at the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday 5th January, thousands of fans in the stadium and millions of viewers around the world were witness to a breath-taking live show. Showforce was on-hand to support client Blink with several elements of the spectacular from placing and removing a huge pitch covering to providing a …

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Showforce on track in Abu Dhabi

Showforce was contracted by PRG Gearhouse to supply event crew and follow spot operators to the world-class motorsport event and after-race concerts at Du Arena. This year’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the final race in the F1 calendar, saw Showforce supply up to 24 crew a day at the Yas Marina circuit for the duration of the build, event and de-rig. In addition, eight follow spot operators worked exclusively on the four after-race concerts, which saw Post Malone, The Weeknd, …

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Showforce makes a Splash

UAE fashion brand, Splash marked its 25th anniversary with a high-end fashion show, and Showforce was on hand to make the event a night to remember. Splash celebrated the milestone by previewing its latest autumn and holiday collections with three fashion events at Atlantis, The Palm. Working with FFWD and Eagle Eye, Showforce provided a number of crew and crew chiefs to Splash 25, ensuring the show ran smoothly. Over the course of three days, the event crew expert supported …

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Showforce get physical with Dubai Fitness Challenge

Last month, an estimated one million people took part in Dubai Fitness Challenge, a Government-led initiative that challenged Dubai’s residents to partake in 30 minutes of exercise for 30 days. Launched by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, in 2017, Dubai Fitness Challenge hosted a number of events across the city at prime locations, including beaches, parks and public areas. Showforce supported the Dubai Fitness Challenge and supplied event crew and crew chiefs …

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Showforce provide event staff to brand activation at Ramadan Light Festival

The Ramadan Lights Festival took place at the Dubai Ice Rink from 22nd May to 12th June, during this years’ holy month. The festival offered attendees a multitude of different games and activities ranging from VR experiences and football challenges, to an arts & crafts zone.  Running alongside the activities was a campaign called ‘A Touch of Love’ which encouraged families visiting the festival to donate their unwanted clothes to the less fortunate. Showforce supplied its client Duplays with experienced …

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Showforce called in to deliver historic wrestling event

Billed as the greatest Royal Rumble in history, the annual must-watch WWE wrestling event headed to King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 27th April. Featuring no less than 50 WWE superstars including John Cena and Triple H, as well as Braun Strowman, The New Day, Randy Orton and many more, the event was screened to millions of wrestling fans around the world. To ensure one of the biggest events in wrestling was as spectacular as …

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Showforce assist with DP World Cargospeed launch

Events don’t get much bigger than the launch of the ultra-fast hyperloop for cargo in Dubai on 29th April. The collaboration between DP World and Virgin Hyperloop was attended by everyone from Virgin’s chairman Richard Branson to Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The DP World Cargospeed is designed to deliver goods at speeds of up to 620 miles per hour and link to existing roads, …

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Showforce attends the Middle East Film and Comic Con

The Dubai World Trade Center played host to a fun filled and star-studded line up at this years’ Middle East Film and Comic Con which saw over 60,000 fans attend the highly popular convention. Over its six-year history, the MEFCC has been attended by some of the most respected actors and actresses in the world, including the likes of William Shatner, Nick Frost and this year’s star, Kristian Nairn who played Hodor in Game of Thrones. Jonathan Quitt, director of …

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Showforce ensure K-POP’s big night in Dubai is a success

Some of K-POP’s superstars including Kangta, BoA, Super Junior, Generation, SHINee, Red Velvet and Trax headed to Dubai’s Autism Rocks Arena on the 6th April for an unforgettable night of infectious music, vibrant colours and eye-catching costumes. With more than 35 artists performing to a sell out crowd of K-POP fans, it was vital that the preparation was flawless – and that’s where Showforce stepped in to assist long-standing client 117 Live. Showforce has a track record when it comes …