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New Managing Director for mclcreate

New Managing Director for mclcreate

Following its recent management buyout from the NEP Group, Inc., mclcreate, the UK’s largest integrated live events company, has announced the appointment of Neil Lawson as the company’s new Managing Director.

mclcreate completes management buyout from NEP Group Inc

mclcreate completes management buyout from NEP Group Inc

The management team of the UK’s largest integrated live events company, mclcreate, has today completed a management buyout of the business from the NEP Group, Inc. for an undisclosed sum.

Blooming Marvellous! Standard Life Opening Event: Bloom - Edinburgh International Festival

Blooming Marvellous! Standard Life Opening Event: Bloom - Edinburgh International Festival

Signalling the start of this year’s Edinburgh International Festival, the Standard Life Opening Event: Bloom, will transform Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square with projection mapping, animation and a newly commissioned musical score.

mclcreate Deliver ‘Best In Class’ Events For Rugby School’s 450th Anniversary

mclcreate Deliver ‘Best In Class’ Events For Rugby School’s 450th Anniversary

Founded in 1567, the prestigious Rugby School in Warwickshire had planned a number of events to mark its 450th anniversary milestone, and following a recommendation, approached live events specialist, mclcreate, to support them with production and technical expertise.

mclcreate brings street art indoors at Clockwise

mclcreate brings street art indoors at Clockwise

mclcreate has teamed up with the Clockwise project in Glasgow to help rejuvenate the city’s Savoy Tower. The new Clockwise initiative is bringing shared workspace and a fresh design to the building.

mclcreate Help Hidden Door Give a New Lease Of Life To Forgotten Spaces

mclcreate Help Hidden Door Give a New Lease Of Life To Forgotten Spaces

Working in collaboration with creative partners, the Projector Club, and as part of a wider team, mclcreate have aided in the delivery of a bigger, better and more ambitious Hidden Door Festival than ever before for 2017.

mclcreate announces partnership with Projector Club

mclcreate announces partnership with Projector Club

Live communications expert, mclcreate, has revealed a new partnership with cutting edge arts collective, Projector Club. Combining mclcreate’s wealth of events experience and know-how with Projector Club’s artistic flair, imagination and creative expertise, this collaboration brings together the specialist skills from both companies to deliver more impressive and impactful live event solutions.

mclcreate, Edinburgh Gin and The Art of the Cocktail

mclcreate, Edinburgh Gin and The Art of the Cocktail

Live events specialist mclcreate and partner, Projector Club, teamed up with LUX food and drink agency to help create an enlightening mixology and gin education event for Edinburgh Gin during Tales of the Cocktail’s European stopover.

mclcreate partnership with FACT confirmed

mclcreate partnership with FACT confirmed

Live communications expert, mclcreate is delighted to announce its partnership with FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology), the UK's leading media arts centre based in Liverpool.

mclcreate’s projection mapping vision drives industry event success for Epson at ISE

mclcreate’s projection mapping vision drives industry event success for Epson at ISE

Make our participation at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2017 one that our customers will never forget! That was the challenge laid down by electronics giant, Epson Europe, to live events expert, mclcreate, ahead of the world’s largest trade show for audio-visual professionals.

mclcreate appoints events producer

mclcreate appoints events producer

As part of its commitment to driving the power of conversations for its clients, live communications company, mclcreate, has recently appointed Sue Wesley to the newly created position of Event Producer.

The Panasonic Toughbook gets going... into space!

The Panasonic Toughbook gets going... into space!

Panasonic’s annual Toughbook Innovation Forum has broken the final frontier thanks to the ingenuity of live events specialist, mclcreate. Quite possibly further and more boldly than any Toughbook has ever gone before… into space, itself!

BADMINTONscotland teams up with mclcreate for the World Championships

BADMINTONscotland teams up with mclcreate for the World Championships

BADMINTONscotland announced its latest partnership for the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 with mclcreate appointed to provide event production services when the tournament comes to Glasgow’s Emirates Arena in August.

NEP Completes Acquisition of Avesco Group

NEP Completes Acquisition of Avesco Group

NEP Group, Inc. have completed the acquisition of mclcreate’s parent company Avesco. Based in Pittsburgh, PA, USA, NEP is one of the world’s largest outsourced production partners supporting premier content producers across the broadcast and live events industries.

On an upward curve: mclcreate appoints The Curve Group for HR outsourcing

On an upward curve: mclcreate appoints The Curve Group for HR outsourcing

Live communications expert, mclcreate, has appointed The Curve Group, one of the UK’s fast-growing Recruitment and HR Outsourcing companies as its exclusive HR provider.

How the hire desk helps

How the hire desk helps

Whether you are just looking for event essentials, or need the latest AV technology to deliver a great experience, then mclcreate has over 12 thousand pieces of equipment ready for hire in a time frame to suit you.

mclcreate to set Edgbaston fireworks off with a bang

mclcreate to set Edgbaston fireworks off with a bang

Working alongside longstanding partner Edgbaston Cricket Ground and Capital FM, mclcreate will be the AV sponsor for the Edgbaston Fireworks display, due to be held on Saturday 5 November 2016.

mclcreate gets engaged

mclcreate gets engaged

Live communications company, mclcreate, has appointed Mark McGauchrane as Head of Engagement, creating an exciting new division to share the company’s expertise and know-how as effectively as possible with clients.

Exciting new growth for mclcreate in Edinburgh

Exciting new growth for mclcreate in Edinburgh

mclcreate is delighted to announce the expansion of its operation with the relocation of its Edinburgh office to new premises. The 1,500m2 facility will accommodate mclcreate’s continuing growth by providing additional meeting, client preview, administration and warehousing space.

Game changer for Hilton and mclcreate

Game changer for Hilton and mclcreate

Live communication expert, mclcreate, supported its long term client Hilton with its 40th birthday celebration, ‘Game Changer’, which took place at its Birmingham Metropole venue on 31 August 2016.

Projection master class stuns Edinburgh International Festival

Projection master class stuns Edinburgh International Festival

The 2016 Edinburgh International Festival launched with a spectacular event at Edinburgh castle combining animation, lighting and sound. A capacity crowd gathered in the heart of Edinburgh to watch the spectacle charting 350 million years of Edinburgh’s history in just 18 minutes.

mclcreate supports Edinburgh International Festival with jaw-dropping launch

mclcreate supports Edinburgh International Festival with jaw-dropping launch

As part of its continued sponsorship and support of the Edinburgh International Festival, mclcreate has teamed up with Blue-i Theatre Technology to provide Technical Support and additional projectors for a jaw-dropping opening which will launch this year’s Edinburgh International Festival.
Open for business in Soho Square

Open for business in Soho Square

mclcreate has opened a new W1 business location at 35 Soho Square. This exciting move into Central London takes the company much closer to its clients, bringing quicker, easier and more direct access to mclcreate’s dynamic account management team.
Luxury venue enlists mclcreate as event partner

Luxury venue enlists mclcreate as event partner

Luxury Midlands venue Chateau Impney has enlisted the services of mclcreate as its nominated rigging and event production provider.

 

mclcreate takes the acclaim at 2016 M&IT awards

mclcreate takes the acclaim at 2016 M&IT awards

mclcreate is thrilled to have secured the Silver Award against the category of Best Event Provider at the prestigious 2016 Meetings & Incentive Travel (M&IT) Industry Awards held at Battersea Evolution, London in front of 1200 industry guests.
mclcreate supports Epson at ISE with F1 3d projection mapping

mclcreate supports Epson at ISE with F1 3d projection mapping

When Epson asked mclcreate to create a visually impactful, attention-grabbing experience to launch their new line of 3LCD ProAV installation projectors at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2016 in Amsterdam, we leapt at the opportunity.
University of Glasgow awards three-year contract to mclcreate

University of Glasgow awards three-year contract to mclcreate

mclcreate has won a contract to provide technology and services to the University of Glasgow for the next three years. The event services company emerged as frontrunner after a competitive tender process.
mclcreate delivers Courageous Kids Awards 2015

mclcreate delivers Courageous Kids Awards 2015

Launched to celebrate the achievements of children who have overcome trauma and upheaval, mclcreate took charge of production and creative delivery at the inaugural Courageous Kids Awards held in Birmingham.
mclcreate up for ‘Best Event Provider’ at M&IT awards

mclcreate up for ‘Best Event Provider’ at M&IT awards

We have entered the Meetings and Incentive Travel Industry Awards, competing in the category of ‘Best Event Provider’. The contest is organised by M&IT magazine to reward excellent services, products and companies in the events industry.
Showcase to Demonstrate Personalisation Trend

Showcase to Demonstrate Personalisation Trend

More than 200 event organisers and delegates will gather together for a showcase evening. This event will practically consider placing delegates at its heart, utilising the building on personalisation into both the planning and execution of events.
mclcreate support Multiplay in delivering Minecon

mclcreate support Multiplay in delivering Minecon

Gaming and event services company Multiplay worked with event company mclcreate to deliver Minecon 2015, a two-day celebration of the game Minecraft at ExCeL London.
Nurturing the creative young minds of Manchester

Nurturing the creative young minds of Manchester

Members of our Manchester team have embarked on a new project to inspire and provide opportunities for the digital and design professionals of the future.
Back of the net! mclcreate footballers take home the cup

Back of the net! mclcreate footballers take home the cup

The company team put on a fine footballing performance, winning the top prize in a Sponsors’ Day tournament at the Ricoh Arena. Seeing off stiff competition from the likes of Carlsberg and Freeman, the company sailed through the group stages.
Dazzling election projection lights up Scottish monument

Dazzling election projection lights up Scottish monument

Some have called this election dull, but in Edinburgh it has literally brightened things up, thanks to an ambitious art installation using projection techniques to create striking light displays onto Scotland’s National Monument.
mclcreate signs new events deal with Edgbaston Stadium

mclcreate signs new events deal with Edgbaston Stadium

Event company mclcreate has secured a new partnership with world famous cricket venue and leading conference and events destination Edgbaston Stadium to provide technology and event support.

Agency launches new division to take event management ‘to the next level’

Agency launches new division to take event management ‘to the next level’

Event planning and production agency mclcreate has added a new string to its bow with the launch of a Delegate and Event Management division.
Introducing Rebecca Jansson, Head of Delegate & Event Management

Introducing Rebecca Jansson, Head of Delegate & Event Management

We have recently added another layer to our one-stop shop event offering. 

We now offer Delegate and Event Management - a host of tailored services, from sourcing the perfect locations, suppliers and speakers, to delegate transport arrangements and the all-important social agenda.

Mamas & Papas' 3D event

Mamas & Papas' 3D event

The use of 3D projection mapping at the annual conference of baby equipment manufacturers and retailer Mamas & Papas, brought presentations to life beyond all expectations.

 

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Andaz announces event partnership with mclcreate

Andaz announces event partnership with mclcreate

Five star London boutique hotel, Andaz Liverpool Street, has announced a partnership extension with event planning and production agency mclcreate.

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Rio Showcase at Hilton Birmingham Metropole

Rio Showcase at Hilton Birmingham Metropole

We collaborated with Hilton to put on an evening of entertainment and event technology, attracting over 300 guests.

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Digital art project lights up Scottish landscape

Digital art project lights up Scottish landscape

On the eve of Scotland’s historic moment, an ambitious art installation has used state-of-the-art digital technology to bring new life to the most familiar of Scottish design motifs: the tartan.

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Le Mark Group supply logistics labelling to mclcreate

Le Mark Group supply logistics labelling to mclcreate

Now, with a name that incorporates the innovative creation solutions that the company proudly represents, mclcreate has once again worked with the print specialists at Le Mark to brand and identify their extensive collection of flight cases, touring labels and equipment.
mclcreate hosts Rio themed event showcase

mclcreate hosts Rio themed event showcase

Conferences and events company mclcreate will host an event industry showcase at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham, on Wednesday 3rd September.

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Meet Chris Malcolm from Glasgow

Meet Chris Malcolm from Glasgow

Chris, Senior Account Manager in Glasgow, spills the beans on Scottish windfarms, hunting for new clients and how mclcreate has been transformed during his time at the company.

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Network Rail to unveil sculpture at King’s Cross

Network Rail to unveil sculpture at King’s Cross

mclcreate will deliver the official unveiling of a public sculpture at King’s Cross Square this Friday, for track operator Network Rail.

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mclcreate delivers Network Rail safety conference

mclcreate delivers Network Rail safety conference

mclcreate has delivered a conference for the UK’s track operator Network Rail, hosted at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.

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Mamas & Papas hire mclcreate

Mamas & Papas hire mclcreate

Conference & Incentive Travel magazine have covered one of our most exciting recent projects. The Mamas & Papas annual buyers’ conference attracts delegates from around the world, and is a showcase of the retailer’s brand new stock range.

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Industry magazine highlights mclcreate as rising star

Industry magazine highlights mclcreate as rising star

M&IT, a leading publication covering conferences and corporate events, has published an in-depth feature on mclcreate, telling the story of the company rebrand and highlighting recent successes.

mclcreate featured in The Guardian

mclcreate featured in The Guardian

Tim Spencer was interviewed by national newspaper The Guardian, for a feature exploring how digital technology and smartphone applications are revolutionising business events. 

Ricoh Arena and mclcreate announce partnership

Ricoh Arena and mclcreate announce partnership

The Ricoh Arena in Coventry has renewed its preferred AV supplier partnership with event production supplier mclcreate for another 12 months.

Ross Blair: Edinburgh's Street Artist

Ross Blair: Edinburgh's Street Artist

Ross Blair is a talented street artist, he shares his story with us in the first employee profile.

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TfL Appoints mclcreate to it's Events Roster

TfL Appoints mclcreate to it's Events Roster

Transport for London (TfL) has appointed mclcreate to its Events Framework, awarding us the opportunity to run events for the Capital’s public transport operator.

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mclcreate appointed to TfL five-year events roster

mclcreate appointed to TfL five-year events roster

Transport for London (TfL) has appointed mclcreate to its events framework, awarding the agency the opportunity to run events for the capital’s public transport operator. http://goo.gl/RXHNfA

Onwards and upwards for Exhibitions

Onwards and upwards for Exhibitions

mclcreate Exhibitions division has moved to a brand new facility in Birmingham, from which it will manage major shows within the region, nationwide and beyond.

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Exhibitions Expands Operational Base

Exhibitions Expands Operational Base

Birmingham Post reports on mclcreate Exhibitions expansion to a new custom facility at Kings Norton where it will manage major shows within the region and nationwide.

Team GB Curling Press Conference

Team GB Curling Press Conference

Cheering crowds welcomed home Team GB’s Olympic curling medallists, mclcreate was delighted to be part of this historic event by providing AV support services for the press conference.

Tim Spencer talks to Event

Tim Spencer talks to Event

Tim Spencer, managing director of event planning agency mclcreate, has more than 25 years of experience in the events sector. He talks to Event about the Millennium celebrations, product launches gone wrong, and being a father.

We’re changing… welcome to mclcreate

We’re changing… welcome to mclcreate

It’s all change for the business and as of today we’re mclcreate. So what’s behind our new name?

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Frustrated with the event registration?

Frustrated with the event registration?

Are you frustrated with the event registration process? Getting it right is vital according to this great post from Event Manager's Blog. They highlight some of the key challenges and opportunities available to event planners.

mclcreate awarded MUFC contract

mclcreate awarded MUFC contract

mclcreate are excited to announce that we have been awarded the contract to deliver Manchester United's events having successfully completing a 3 month tender.

Awarded Supplier Status to ESPO

Awarded Supplier Status to ESPO

mclcreate is pleased to announce we've been awarded official supplier status to the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation for PA, Audio Equipment and Audio Visual Services for the next 2 years.
Attractiveness of sports venues for events

Attractiveness of sports venues for events

Why should you host your event at a football stadium or cricket ground? This article highlights the increasing attractiveness of sports venues for events. It also lists some of the pros and cons that planners should consider.

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