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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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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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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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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 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 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 …