Category: News

The Design Museum appoints Blitz|GES as preferred supplier in three-year deal

Blitz|GES has secured a multi-year deal with industry-leading event venue, the Design Museum. Blitz|GES was awarded a preferred supplier contract, placing it on the museum’s accredited production list.   As the world’s leading museum devoted to contemporary design, it hosts a range of events each year, from conferences and awards nights, to major brand activations […]

Blitz|GES unveils key event technology trends at the Science Museum

  Event production partner, Blitz|GES, joined forces with the Science Museum yesterday (27 April) to host the Blitz|GES Connection, a half-day forum showcasing the latest event technology developments set to take the live events market by storm this year. Over 250 event professionals from companies such as Barclays, JP Morgan, B&Q, ITV and Ascential Events […]

Appointing Mike Phillipson as managing director of Blitz|GES

  GES, a global full-service provider for live events, has announced the appointment of Mike Phillipson as managing director of its Blitz|GES event production business with immediate effect. Phillipson will be part of the GES EMEA executive team, reporting to Jason Popp, EVP of international at GES.   Phillipson brings both senior business leadership and […]

Blitz|GES promotes senior players as live events business grows

  Blitz|GES has promoted two of its senior team – Carol Gibbs and Mark Watson – to newly created roles as the business plans for growth in 2017. The new structure underlines Blitz|GES’ key strengths and supports a robust pipeline for the year ahead. Carol Gibbs takes on responsibility for the company’s growing venue portfolio […]

Investing in Barco High Brightness 4K UHD projectors

Blitz|GES, leading audio visual provider to live events, has bolstered its fleet with an investment in six Barco HDX 4K20 FLEX projectors. Designed for large-scale events, the cutting edge 4K projector presents a huge leap in projection picture quality. The technology allows for projection in resolutions up to 3840 x 2400 pixels – around four […]

Delivering AV production for Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards ceremony

  The Natural History Museum have commended the work of Blitz|GES after a successful Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards ceremony. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, owned and organised by the Natural History Museum, provides a showcase for the world’s very best nature photography.  One of the most prestigious photographic competitions of its […]

We’re selected as official supplier to UK tour of Sister Act!

  Blitz|GES, the UK’s leading audio visual provider to live events, has been selected as an official supplier to the UK tour of Sister Act. The stage show is adapted from the award-winning film and stars Alexander Burke (X Factor) in the lead role with direction and choreography from Craig Revel-Horwood. Blitz|GES worked with the […]

Shortlisted for two categories at the Drum UK Event Awards

Blitz|GES, the UK’s leading audio visual provider to live events, has been nominated for the Event Technology of the Year and Innovative Event of the Year categories of the 2016 Drum UK Event Awards for their work on Ron Arad’s Curtain Call. The annual awards recognise the very best events, organisers and suppliers in the […]

Investing in ‘Widescreen Blending’ technology

Leading technical event staging supplier Blitz|GES has expanded its inventory of Barco E2 screen management systems. The widescreen blending technology enables content from multiple sources, such as videos, PowerPoint presentations and hand held device displays, to be seamlessly brought together on a single canvas.   The Barco E2 offers the ideal solution for event organisers […]