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Home goal for Showforce in Qatar

Global event crewing company Showforce has worked alongside several key suppliers and agencies on a series of FIFA events in the build up to the World Cup in Qatar this November and December. Most recently this has seen an experienced team onsite at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre supporting Imagination and Production Science with the delivery of the FIFA 2022 Final Draw. Fully operational in Qatar for almost 10 years and a long-standing relationship with Imagination that spans Showforce’s 30-year …

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MDL Beast Soundstorm

With boots on the ground from mid-October, Showforce provided stage crew, climbers, follow spot operators, crew chiefs and crew managers for the build, show days and de-rig of MDL Beast Soundstorm. At the project’s peak Showforce has in excess of 200 onsite. Work began with the build of The Big Beast stage, an incredible structure which spanned more than 400 metres in width and over 50 metres in height. Working alongside Stageco, a team of almost 50 Showforce crew that …

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WWE Crown Jewel for Showforce supporting CT

Showforce returned to Riyadh this October to support Creative Technology with the installation of the large LED screens that form the stunning backdrop to the hugely popular WWE events in KSA. WWE Crown Jewel took place at the Mohammed Abdo Arena in the capital city of Riyadh on 21st October and was the first event of its kind in the Kingdom since the pandemic. The Showforce team included two international crew chiefs and 10 technical crew who worked directly with …

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EXPO 2020 OPENING CEREMONY

Global crewing specialist Showforce assisted event producer Five Currents with the delivery of Expo 2020’s Opening Ceremony when it was held at Al Wasl Plaza on 30th September with 3000 people in attendance. The spectacular show was live streamed to millions all around the world and featured stunning performances from Emirati and global artists alike alongside speeches from dignitaries including His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The Showforce …

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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, …