Getting in Bed with Risk Management

Ask someone what caused the Titanic to sink, and chances are he or she will simply say “an iceberg.” But as Gordon Graham stressed during the ISEA Executive Summit in Orange County, Calif., the real cause was much more complex. “Rarely does a single event cause a tragedy. It’s a cascade of events … there were problems lying in wait,” he said. “That ship was doomed long before it was built, designed or hit the iceberg.” Graham, a risk manager with more than 3 decades of experience in California law enforcement, spoke to ISEA members on April 29 about identifying, addressing and preventing those problems that lie in wait. “In […]

HSL and PSI announce new partnership

HSL MD Simon Stuart The merger sees PSI’s operations in Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic continue unchanged with the same directors, staff, facilities and distinct identity. The major change will be PSI will now have access to HSL’s equipment inventory and additional resources. Combined annual sales are expected to reach £15 million in the next 24 months, there are over 100 full time employees and the new working relationship will enable both companies’ UK and Irish operations to be streamlined. PSI director Brian Reilly PSI will have HSL’s stock and resources at its disposal – including over 5000 moving lights, three kilometres of trussing and 800 square metres of […]

Colour Sound makes investment in 6mm LED for live events

Colour Sound’s Haydn Cruickshank with some of the new BT6 LED screen The product has been manufactured specially for CSE to their specifications and will join the company’s existing stock of BT12 and BT37 screens, all from the same factory. CSE’s MD Haydn Cruickshank said: “It was clear that we needed a high resolution screen, in particular for our corporate work. Following good experiences with the other pitch screens, it made sense to work with the same team again to bring this one to the market”. The BT6 features black-faced LEDs witha  contrast ratio of 4000:1. It also has a refresh rate of 4800 Hz which eliminates moiring and flicker. […]

Bluman Associates adds digital designer to its team

Akriti Devi, Bluman Associates Bluman Associates is a production company for video services for live events from capture through to delivery, specialising in mapped projections, video sequencing and live streaming for product launches, campaign focused events and live music gigs. Pod Bluman, MD of Bluman Associates said: “Akriti joining the team has allowed us to expand our services to offer even more design and creative capability. This is in response to requests from clients for us to manage their whole campaign, giving them one point of contact for the complete visual element of their live event.” Devi will work with clients to develop their creative concepts and ideas, design and […]