Case Study: Halfords Annual Conference and Awards 2017

Most of us have experienced a corporate gathering which is dull and unimaginative. We’ve shared your pain – which is why we love helping to deliver incredible events for our clients, large and small.

We’ve just completed a major two day conference to help one of our regular clients, Halfords celebrate the 125th anniversary of when founder Fred Rushbrooke opened his first shop.

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Ten Good Reasons Why You Need Video On Your Corporate Website

Here at Evolution, we’re the ‘go-to’ choice for video production for some exciting clients – from a major education institution which has just commissioned a series of ten films to promote the work they do across the UK with offender learning in prisons, to the Milton Keynes Business Achievement Awards, which needed 36 short videos filmed on location at each of the award nominees’ premises.

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The New Evolution Magazine is Out!

The latest edition of our extremely popular Evolution magazine is hot off the press, full of exciting destinations and ideas for your next event.

We’re very excited that Sky’s Formula 1 race commentator David Croft has written a special feature for us; he’s picked out his favourite F1 cities and recommended the best hotels, places to eat and things to do from his many years of touring the world on the Grand Prix circuit which will visit 20 racetracks around the world this season.  Crofty has ‘been there, done that’ in some unique ‘must see’ destinations so who better to share the secrets and give us heaps of inspiration.

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Gumtree’s London Party

At Evolution, we love a challenge, and this was no different for our recent event for our newest client, Gumtree. Organising a post-staff conference dinner and party for 150 delegates, we were tasked with venue finding, event management, production support and sourcing entertainment.

Held at the end of January, the fun took place at Landing Forty Two, London’s highest dedicated event space on the 42nd floor of “The Cheese Grater”, offering panoramic views across the Thames and the City skyline.

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Size Does Matter! Meet Our ENORMOUS LED Screen

Nothing excites our team more than when we’ve spent months putting together an event, days on the install and then the guests arrive and their jaws literally drop in amazement.  These days it’s getting harder and harder to create something that genuinely makes people say “Wow!”, but last week we managed it yet again by using the very latest in LED technology to create one of the biggest continuous video screens we’ve ever seen at a corporate event. Continue reading


Evolution Gears Up for Business Awards Season

For the fourth year running, Evolution is proud to be part of the team organising a major awards ceremony in Milton Keynes, the Milton Keynes Business Achievement Awards (MKBAA).

As well as sponsoring the Cultural Impact Award (a new category exclusive for MK50), we are, naturally, doing what we do best and making sure the event is world-class on the night, with impressive staging, lighting and video screens.  Also taking care of the smaller but vital details from the winner slides to the presenters’ scripts and of course (unlike certain recent awards) making sure the all-important winners’ envelopes are correct. Continue reading

CONFEC Red 2017

Evolution CEO, Andi Swain is heading to Venice this week in search of amazing new venues, destinations and activities for our clients – and you can ask him to scout out some places on your behalf!

CONFEC Red is an exclusive event which sees Europe’s top event agencies meeting with representatives of destinations, venues and DMCs from across the World. Our particular focus this year is on discovering unusual and emerging venues and destinations, and new activities to do in some of the old favourites. Continue reading


‘Absolutely Fabulous’ start to 2017 – London Boat Show 2017

Our new year kicked off in fantastic style when we had the pleasure of working alongside Sunseeker International and providing them with their A/V requirements for their stand at the London Boat Show in the ExCeL centre.

Our team worked in the run up to Christmas to lay cables, and returned to the venue in the New Year to complete the installation of the ‘flying’ go-pros, speaker systems, free-standing plasma screens and our new 3.9mm LED screen which became the backdrop to the stand and provided live relay footage of the yacht launch. Continue reading