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BMW i3 launch and local awareness event


Supplying audio and lighting solutions for professional events

We were contacted to design and install a lighting and audio solution that would not only light up the interior of a sales room, but the cars and the exterior too. Having lit up Mercedes Mclarens along with other high-profile car brands before, we knew exactly what was required to create the perfect event for Synter and BMW.

The building was a reasonable size at 2400 meters squared, so there were several areas that needed lighting. Given the height of the ceiling - about 15m - we needed to use some exceptionally high-power LED units. We used a combination of high-output LED battens and high-output parcans to give the whole inside a blue hue (using around 80 lights in total).

To make sure that the cars were not effected by the blue hue we needed to create another light source that would be directional and allow the vehicles to stand out. For this we used a dozen profile lights and dimmers, allowing us to light several cars from different angles without the light spilling out anywhere else and effecting the blue hue which would be visible later on.

Moving on to the outside, the client really wanted people to notice the event, so we supplied sky trackers to hit the clouds and catch the attention of everyone in the area. These bright light effects could be seen from around five miles away, and according to staff 75% of people saw it before they turned up at the venue - so we can assume many investigated the launch just by seeing the lights at a distance. (Continued below)...

BMW i3 launch and local awareness event


Supplying audio and lighting solutions for professional events


Once people had seen the sky searchers it was important that the large car showroom was lit up so that it was obvious to passerbys that the event was inside. For this we used over 35 400 watt blue metal halide lamps and 12 battery powered LED uplighters to create a full highlighted look that was unmistakeably unique for the event. It was so vibrant that people were stopping just to look at the venue transformation inside and out.

Audio is very important for events as it can really stand out if it's not quite right. For this we deploy our d&b audiotechnik Q series speakers which offer extremely high levels of volume (if required) and clarity that is unmatched by any other speaker of this size.

The event was a huge success and the awareness created about the new launch was very worthwhile. Here's what our customer had to say:

"Thank you for enabling us to host such a successful event.
The lighting was fab and I am so grateful to the team, using their creativity and initiative to place lighting in areas that we had never thought of."

If you are interested in doing a similar event or would like an idea about how we can work with you to create the perfect event, please contact us.


d&b audiotechnik


High-quality audio

d&b produce arguably the best speakers in the world for events. We use these speakers for conferences, bands, weddings and festivals.

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Exterior lighting hire


How would you like your venue to look magical as soon as your guests arrive outside? Our style of lighting creates an amazing scene that suits private, business or commercial events

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Battery LED uplighter


Battery powered LED uplighter hire is great, they are IP rated so they can go outside, and because they don't require mains power it means that lighting a venue is quick, easy and has less logistical issues than the powered ones.

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Beautiful & personal


Create your dream event.

Using the latest Audio, Visual and lighting we can do anything from a simple fairylight canopy with uplighting all the way through to building projections, in any venue! (We also do disco's!)

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Attention to detail


High quality & reasonable prices

Your business or corporate event reflects on your company name, why not go to the company with the highest quality equipment, technicians and a service that is second to none

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The perfect result


Tour friendly equipment

Our commercial section covers a wide range of events from band tours, club nights and festivals through to charity events and any event where the public will be attending

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DJ Equipment hire


The latest technology

Everything any DJ could require, all at great prices


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Band PA hire


Amazing sound

Great packages to suit all bands, featuring D&B audiotechnik and Turbosound speakers paired with Midas and Yamaha desks

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Theatre hire


LED or incandecent

We have everything needed in stock for a succesful theatre show, large or small.

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Event production services


We offer event production services in Oxford, Bucks and Berkshire and work with various different events from product launches and open days, through to festivals and conferences. If you would like to know more about our event production services please contact us to discuss your event.

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ACDisco Lighting and PA Hire Oxford

5 stars - based on 40 reviews but well over 6000 very happy clients

Unit 34 Wheatley Business estate, Old london road
Wheatley,
Oxford
OX33 1XW- (Sat Nav: OX33 1YW)

(01865) 875519

Office hours Mon-Fri 11:00am - 18:00pm
Event hours: 24/7 - 365 days a year - meetings by appointment only

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