The Tile Association Awards 2018 took us back to the 1920’s Great Gatsby era with an event theme that was evident from the full graphics wrap on the stage set, the art deco statuettes used as table centres, the iconic branding of the presentation slide deck and even the green screen used on the Photo booth print-out.
The event took place at the St John’s Hotel, Solihull and was a roaring success. After the pre-dinner drinks reception, which saw the guest welcomed by Charleston Dancers in full flapper dresses, we entered the Park Suite for the main event; a three course meal for 330 guests, a charity raffle for nominated charity Children Today, dance performances with spirited audience participation and 17 deserved awards recipients receiving the recognition they deserved for their outstanding efforts.
ITV weather presenter Emma Jesson skilfully led the evening of events and the AV specification was no shrinking violet with a little bit of everything! This event showcased the latest DLP projectors with mirrored lenses to provide crisp, bright twin-screen images whilst working with the reduced ceiling height and space limitations. We had a powerful event PA system which provided audio clarity for the range of microphones in use and the award stings used for the presenter and winner’s to walk to the stage. Sparkulars lit the way to the award winners reveal and confetti cannons burst in to life for the final winners’ photo. A great night was enjoyed by all!
The Tile Association Awards were hugely successful and kicked off an action packed five days with three event rigs, three event productions and three event de-rigs. Company Secretary, Kay Porter, thanked Sounds Commercial for our hard work:
I would like to thank you for your work at this year’s event. I am sure you’ll agree that the day was a great success, offering the opportunity to celebrate the innovation and talent that we continue to see throughout the industry, as well as enabling us to catch up with friends and colleagues. I hope you thoroughly enjoyed your time with us at St Johns Hotel and look forward to seeing you in 2019!