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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 supports EventWorks and PRG with gala dinner for major brand

Showforce once again proved its ability to deliver multi-skilled and talented crew in large numbers when it supported clients Event Works and PRG with the delivery of a gala dinner for the Chinese division of a major beauty and nutritional corporate giant. Responsible for the event management and technical production respectively, both companies were looking for hardworking and reliable crew to assist them. The event for Amway China guests was held at the Events Arena within Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Showforce …

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Showforce supports ADI at Saudi Cup

Horse racing’s richest race, the Saudi Cup took place on 28th – 29th February 2020, with a prize fund set at a staggering $20 million. Held at King Abdulaziz Racetrack in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Showforce worked alongside regular client ADI, who had been contracted by race organisers to transform the venue with an impressive 500sqm of LED screen. Showforce’s crew assisted with the install of 22 high resolution screens which were utilised to broadcast live coverage, elevate brand …

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Showforce power through FIFA Club World Cup with Aggreko

Several teams of Showforce’s experienced crew have been in action for global temporary event power leader Aggreko, assisting with the installation of cabling and distribution equipment for the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar. Billed as prelude to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the club tournament presented an excellent opportunity for Doha to test its local infrastructure and venue three years out from the tournament. Bringing together winners of six continental confederations along with Qatar’s league champions, as the host nation, …

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Showforce flies high with Rien Jurg Promotions

This winter, 100 hot air balloons took to the skies of ALULA as part of Saudi Arabia’s Winter at Tantora Festival, the annual arts and culture event. VIP passengers flew over the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hegra, thanks to Rien Jurg Promotions, the Dutch hot air balloon specialist, and Showforce, the leading crewing company. Rien Jurg Promotions contracted Showforce directly to supply crew to work with the company, assisting the organising team with technical crew and crew managers. Winter …

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Showforce take on UFC242 for Gulf Show Power

When the UFC returned to The Arena, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, Showforce’s crew was on hand to support Gulf Show Power with installing the temporary power for this impressive event. UFC 242 featured 13 fights between some of the world’s best mixed martial arts fighters in a huge night of sport and entertainment. Top of the bill was the much anticipated fight between FC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov taking on interim champion Dustin Poirier. A team of four crew, …

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Showforce follows Filmaster along the yellow brick road in KSA

When, The Wizard of Oz, undoubtedly one of the most popular family musicals of all time headed to The King Abdul Aziz Center for World Culture (Ithra), in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for the first time this October, Filmaster asked Showforce to provide theatrical support staff. Showforce assembled a team of experienced wardrobe, wig and prop assistants, with the appropriate visas, who were onsite from DATE who work alongside Filmaster ensuring the smooth and successful delivery of the production. …

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Showforce supports PublicisLive with First Global Challenge 2019

Showforce provided experienced crew to global event management specialist PublicisLive, who delivered the First Global Challenge 2019 event, held at the Dubai Festival Arena, 25th – 27th October. This was the third edition of the major international robotics competition and the first to be held outside of the Americas. It featured more than 1500 contestants from almost 200 countries around the globe. The theme ‘Ocean Opportunities’ encouraged the creation of robots that could clean up oceans and eliminate waste and …

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World Class performance for Showforce at Jeddah Fest

Janet Jackson, 50 Cent and Liam Payne were just some of the artists to feature on the star-studded line up of Jeddah World Fest, the first international music festival to be held in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Showforce was asked to provide international crew chiefs and crewing support to sister company, World Class Events who were appointed to assist with technical production for the impressive event. Showforce sent in two teams – site crew and production crew. The …

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THIRD OUTING FOR SHOWFORCE WITH CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR WWE IN KSA

When WWE Super Showdown headed to Jeddah this June, Showforce was on-hand to provide crewing support to Creative Technology. This was WWE’s third outing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in just over a year and the action saw Goldberg take on The Undertaker for the first time and a WrestleMania 25 main event rematch between Triple H and Randy Orton who both had world titles on the line. Showforce also supported Creative Technology with the two previous events. Held …