We provide another outstanding Technical Production service for EMAP’s Retail Week Live
In December of last year, we secured the contract to provide an end to end Technical Production service for EMAP’s flagship event; Retail Week Live (RWL) at The Intercontinental Hotel – O2, since then Ben Collings, Sales & Operations Director and the team at Showcase have worked closely with EMAP’s event division to design the stage sets, audio visual systems and on-screen content for RWL’s seminar, breakout rooms and ‘Launchpad’ stage.
Weekly team meetings were held with EMAP in order to design and build the show’s content including background layers, digital presentations and static designs. Our graphic design team were dedicated to designing contemporary, eye-catching stage back drops and content in order to fulfil EMAP’s brief of giving the 2017 an innovative face lift. Using EMAP’s brand vision for the event, we used the latest technologies in their production to deliver vibrant set and stages to really enhance the visual appeal of Retail Week Live
The main seminar stage had a 36m wide x 4m high wide edge blend screen installed, it used the latest matrix switching and media servers to run multiple inputs to screen. The screen sat within a 6m high stage set and zoned line array audio system to offer the audience the best possible sound and picture quality no matter where they sat within the room.
The Launchpad was a Dragons Den meets X-Factor judging panel competition that ran across both days of the event, where start-up companies got 3 minutes of air time to pitch their business idea to a panel of industry professionals. Showcase installed a 3D cube stage set for Launchpad, which featured a 12m wide x 4.6m tall screen where 30k laser projection was edge blended and mapped in order to display the content across all surfaces of the cube.
The installation of all Technical Production elements was completed over 2 days with 45 men delivering the project. Showcase had a professional photographer on site for 2-day set up to capture the scale of the project and their teams working to build the set and stages, see more images and the full case study here.