BRIEF:

Zibrant LIVE! appointed PSP for a 2-day conference with awards dinner, to be held at ExCel London. The event was to be attended by 500 delegates from across the hospitality, catering and wholesale industries.

PSP were asked to provide technical pre-production and full technical event support across the main plenary and 7 breakout rooms, including all video, lighting, sound and scenic elements.

SOLUTION: 

Utilising the client’s branding to develop a unique set design, our in-house graphics team produced a series of 3D visual renders which allowed all parties to envisage how their event would look in various states, throughout the schedule.

The design married an 8m wide x 3.5m high HD 3.2mm LED screen as a central backdrop, with projection mapped scenic pieces, developed from the client’s logo, surrounding the two 5m wide content screens either side. The fusion of the two technologies created a stunning digital canvas, with the flexibility to change the look and feel throughout the day.

Keynote speakers had customised content to support their presentations, created internally at PSP, which when displayed across the whole set, produced an immersive and engaging environment for the delegates to enjoy.

With a short rig time and two full Artics full of equipment, the event required meticulous project planning and an efficient operations procedure. 

In total, PSP supplied a total of 10 Christie HD14K projectors, 112 DigiLED 3.2mm panels with a custom ground support system, a Barco E2 screen management system which took control over the video technology, and playback technology from a media server, enabling all content to be synchronised. 3 HD cameras recorded the event and relayed live content to the screens. 

The lighting spec consisted of over 60 generic and moving lamps, 15m of set uplighting LED battens and 24 battery uplighters for around the room. The diverse lighting allowed for a real atmospheric transformation when it was time for the evening awards dinner, hosted by Dara O Briain. 

PSP also provided full technical support across the 7 breakout rooms and additional communal areas, including set & staging, LED screens, digital signage, audio and lighting.

The event that PSP recently delivered for us at ExCeL in London was a true reflection of a full-service solution from PSP. I personally remember doing the initial site inspections with David and he saw the event through to completion onsite. Several solutions were discussed and a solution was pulled together that was right for the client and achievable in budget. PSP were not only creative in terms of ideas but also financially as they treat our money as their own money and think about ‘clever’ ways of doing things that do not necessarily break the bank!

 Feedback from the end client was fantastic and we certainly raised the bar from previous years’ events. Ultimately the success of this event has led to us securing the same event for next year and of course we will be partnering with PSP.

Head of Production – Zibrant LIVE!

Adam Coates – Project Manager

After working within various creative agencies, Adam joined PSP in 2013 to carry on in a hands-on role where he gets the best of both worlds. Competent, confident and a proud northerner, Adam has successfully delivered complex events for up to 5000 people.