Dubai-based Protec has acquired Birmingham, UK-based Aventeq, which is being rebranded as Protec European Events. Aventeq will now have access to a larger palette of technology, equipment and staff and is in a stronger position to target a larger client base. I can also offer a more comprehensive and creative approach to technical productions. Established in 2008 by an experienced team led by Chris Branwell (pictured right), Aventeq has become known for the slick

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Last year, we undertook a commitment to our services and processes and became an ISO accredited firm. This year we have gone a step further... Our ISO 9001:2008 certification demonstrated our ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. As of September, we are now an ISO 9001:2015 company. ISO 9001:2015 is the latest international standard for quality management systems. Aventeq understands the value of an effective

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aventeq av awards shortlist

We are extremely proud to announce that Aventeq have been chosen as finalists for a prestigious AV Award. In a July announcement, Aventeq made the shortlist in the category of 'AV Production, Rental & Staging Company of the Year'. Now in it's 18th year, the AV Awards were established to recognise and reward excellence across the Audio Visual industry. This year the awards ceremony will be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane on

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aventeq the suffering race

On June 25th, Team Aventeq took on one of the countries toughest obstacle course runs, appropriately called “The Suffering”. As hardened AV professionals, the guys are well versed in unloading artic trucks in record time, and carrying all types of equipment from venue to venue, but nothing could prepare them for “The Suffering.” Set in the grounds of Rockingham Castle, Leicestershire, the team (Left to Right: Scott Felstead, Ash Pringle, James Bramwell, Danny Parkinson, Andrew

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aventeq at arla

The Association for Residential Letting Agent's (ARLA) annual Conference is the UK's largest and most prestigious lettings forum for the private rental industry. The popularity of the conference is reflected in the rise in delegate numbers, reaching capacity audiences for the last three consecutive years. In order to accommodate the demand for places and to expand the exhibition, the event was held for the first time this year at ExCeL London and as a result

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If you have been tasked with the responsibility of putting on an event, it can seem like a daunting task at first. There are many things to think about, so let’s focus on some key areas that will make your event GREAT. Whether you have been asked to arrange an exhibition stand, an awards ceremony, expo, or product launch – here are a selection of important things to remember that will set your event apart

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EGX 2015 continued the tradition of presenting one of the world largest gaming conventions in September, gracing Birmingham’s NEC for the first time in the process. As in previous years, EGX drew a huge crowd of eager gamers and developers, clambering to try out current and upcoming titles. More than 75,000 gamers and developers from all over the world attended this year's EGX show. Aventeq were proud to provide a range of event management services

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Since it’s first event back in 2009, BodyPower Expo has grown into the most celebrated and comprehensive fitness event in the UK - inspiring and motivating more than 70,000 health and fitness enthusiasts who make their way to the NEC in Birmingham, from over 100 countries. The mecca for muscle knows no bounds. This year the event trended on twitter for 3 straight days and attracted some of the world’s biggest action and bodybuilding stars

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HyperDeck Studio Pro is the ultimate in compatibility and technology, featuring a more advanced design that includes 6G-SDI so you get SD, HD and Ultra HD formats, plus HyperDeck Studio Pro includes a wide range of video and audio connections in both analog and digital so you get the widest compatibility with older and newer equipment. Get SD, HD up to 1080p60 and Ultra HD up to 2160p30 all in the one deck! Also includes

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av production midlands

The BSAC is always a great opportunity for exhibitors and guests to get face-to-face with decision makers from building societies. Over 500 delegates attend the conference including chairmen, directors and senior managers from building societies, along with key figures from government, regulators, industry bodies, the media and other organisations that work closely in this sector. Aventeq provided a stunning stage and set for the event at the Harrogate International Centre on May 20th & 21st.

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Since 1715, Hereford Cathedral has been one of the venues to host the 3 Choirs Festival. In July, Aventeq provided a skilled team of eight who made the journey to this historic building in order to setup a live relay of the performances, lighting, video displays, and rigging. The project involved 8 rig days, and Aventeq provided technical support on site for the duration of the festival (25th July - 1st August) in order to

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aventeq av services iso 9001

We are proud to announce that after a process lasting several months, encompassing all aspect of our business and AV services, we are now ISO 9001 certified. ISO 9001:2008 specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organisation: Needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide its products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.   Aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes

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Protec is a thriving audio visual company with a list of both new, and prestigious clients that we are proud to have served for many years. We have a team of creative, forward thinking people with a desire to succeed, and we are keen to hear from individuals seeking opportunities to develop their career in the audio-visual and events

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wasps awards

Aventeq provide event production and support at the 2015 WASPS Awards. The WASPS Awards (held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry) were a chance to recognise and celebrate successes both on the field and off. This years awards were hosted by Martin Bayfield, with an audience of more than 650 VIP guests, players, and WASPS legends. The WASPS gather on stage for the opening of the awards. The team at Aventeq not only sponsored the

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Picture Quality at the Pinnacle of High Definition. Eight Multi-format Channels from Sixteen Inputs. The V-800HD Live Video Switcher is ideal for any live event or installation that requires the freedom to connect any type of source whether it be digital or analog, computer or video format. Just like the design of the popular Roland V-1600HD switcher the V-800HD is a true multi-format video mixer meaning there is no need to match input sources to

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Internationally recognised brand Etihad Airways required audio visual technology and a venue that would do justice to a prestigious press launch and performances. Zoe Mutter of AV Magazine discovered how the event AV experts at Aventeq delivered a supreme solution at Palacio de Cibeles in Madrid. Here is an excerpt from the feature. To read the original article click here. Audibility across the whole event space To fit in with the band’s rider specification a

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The ARLA annual conference aims to be informative, educational and inspirational. The 2015 Conference was attended by more than 600 delegates representing letting industry professionals and was sold out several weeks before the event. Here is a look at the incredible stage and lighting provided by the Aventeq Team @ Hilton London

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Presenting the A.LEDA B-EYE K10 by Clay Paky. Now available to hire through the Aventeq Audio and Visual Hire Desk. Perfect Wash, Amazing Beam, Spectacular Graphic Effects The A.leda B-EYE K10 is a high performance wash light, a breathtaking beam light, and a creator of completely new spectacular visual effects. Its unparalleled versatility makes it an extremely interesting creative tool for all lighting designers. The B-EYE is first and foremost an excellent quality wash light.

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Aventeq supply a comprehensive range of industry standard Truss. All stock is subjected to a 6 monthly check and is fully covered under LOLER. Our rigging is lightweight and easy to assemble. Need help? We can advise on requirements, deliver and collect, install and take down... the full service. Stock Includes 3m , 2m, 1m, 0.5m, 0.25m Universal Corner Block 1000kg Pick-up Beams 60cm Square Aluminium Base Plate (No Connections) 1m Square110kg Steel Base Plate

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Aventeq were recently on hand at Cable Congress 2015. The Square in Brussels was the location with a total crew of 17 on-site. Cable Europe’s Cable Congress 2015, the flagship gathering of the European cable industry, took place in Brussels between the 11th and 13th March. The event offered three days of strategic presentations, panel sessions and interactive debate. Cable Congress brings together the most sought-after speakers, strategists, innovators, policy makers and game-changers in the cable

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February 25th: The St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London, is the location for the National Housing Federation Leadership Summit. Aventeq are providing a range of AV services to make sure that this is another event worth SHOUTING about! The 2015 Leadership Summit is a forum to discuss political, social and sector leadership as the General Election approaches.  For a reliable event team that will help you make the right impression, call on Aventeq

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Haven Breath of Fresh Air Awards

Haven Holidays has 35 holiday parks all around the UK coastline and a head office in Hemel Hempstead. They employ 15,000 permanent and seasonal team members including; gardeners, cleaners, maintenance, security, reception, and shop assistants. The 'Breath of Fresh Air Awards' are a chance to recognise progress and success within each park.  Aventeq were delighted to install and provide a lavish stage with large video screens. These screens were used to recreate the feel of glitzy

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When the good people at Bourne Leisure asked us to create an engaging APP for internal use, we set about designing a worthwhile tool that is fun to use! The APP, which is password protected, features a document resource containing handbooks and guidelines all in one easy place. The APP, which is available in the APP Store, and Google Play Store, also features a game - something to bring users back time and time again.

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aventeq movember

We are very proud to say that our various efforts for #MOVEMBER have raised a total of 350 pounds! Thanks to everyone who supported us during this time, including the nice people in accounts who doubled the original total! The Movember Foundation is the leading global organisation committed to changing the face of men’s health. The Movember Foundation challenges men to grow moustaches during Movember (formerly known as November), to spark conversation and raise vital

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Aventeq were featured recently in AV Interactive concerning Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam: Fresh from big screen success at various high profile events for Etihad and Alitalia, Aventeq built and operated a 28m-curved screen as the centrepiece of the event at the RAI. The HD curved display was a great fit for the forum, which explored network innovation powering the global connected society. Paul Thorpe, a director at Aventeq Ltd, said: “We’ve put a lot

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Broadband World Forum

Broadband World Forum is one of the world’s largest telecoms, media & technology events with over 7,800 senior executives from across the globe converging on Amsterdam every year to identify the Next Big Thing. Aventeq were on hand to provide stating, sound and video. We also installed a 28m HD Curved Screen - the main focal point of the event. Additionally, Aventeq provided exhibitors with technincal support and AV equipment. With just under 8,000 attendees

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Aventeq supply 35m curved screen

A 25-person crew from Aventeq made the trip to the Marriot Park Hotel in Rome to set about erecting a 35 metre screen, not only HD but curved as well. The project required no fewer than 10, 20k HD projectors from Christie. The finished result was a stunning mega-large screen. The event set a new screen-size record for Aventeq which also provided lighting, rigging, and audio for the main presentation room including 15 breakout rooms

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aventeq nexo serbia

Aventeq used a GEO S12/CD18 line array system to handle the largest corporate event in Serbian history; marking the purchase of an Airbus A319 for a new national airline. Aventeq, which handles all Etihad events in Europe, coordinated all three launches, which consisted of speeches and presentations interspersed with dramatic recorded music and rounded off by a live string quartet accompanied by percussion. 10x NEXO GEO S12 flexible mid-sized cabinets and 2x CD18 cardioid sub

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Aventeq Rome

Etihad Airways’ daily service to Rome is operated using the Airbus A330-200 aircraft in a two-class configuration, featuring 22 fully-flat beds in Business Class and 240 seats in Economy Class. The exclusive evening gala project involved illuminating Villa Miani and its vast grounds, including a lake. Aventeq provided state-of-the-art equipment on the day, which included 96 intelligent fixtures from Clay Paky, Robe and James Thomas, controlled from an Avolites tiger touch console over a WDMX

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Aventeq's digital department was recently tasked with creating an interactive game for CooperVision. Having discussed the options we all agreed that the objectives of a game at an exhibition should be to catch people's attention and provide a fun way of learning about CooperVision's products. We were briefed to develop a 'Gold Run' style game. This would allow clients and delegates to answer questions and attempt to get on the leader board. Aventeq were able

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Solihull based Aventeq Ltd provide audio, visual, and staging for Etihad Airways Inaugural Gala. On July 15th Etihad, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, commenced a daily non-stop service between Abu Dhabi and Rome Fiumicino Airport. After the ribbons were cut, celebrations continued with a cocktail reception and live performance at the beautiful Villa Miani estate. Aventeq Ltd, based in Solihull, oversaw the event, attended by over 300 dignitaries, government officials, and executives

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