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Christie Lites UK supplies full lighting solution for Cisco Live

The mammoth Cisco Live EMEA tech conference landed in Barcelona in January for an action-packed week of digital-future discussion, education and debate. Christie Lites UK was chosen to deliver a full lighting solution, including fixtures and crew for both the Keynote space and the CAE area, which took place in the striking Gran Via Convention Centre in Barcelona. GPJ’s Technical Director, Mark Bannister, oversaw the realization of the project, along with GPJ Production Managers John Carrs for the Keynote area, and Emma Reynolds for the CAE area. “This was a huge project involving the specification, delivery and operation of more than 800 lighting fixtures spread over the two areas,” says Christie Lites’ UK Account Rep, Andy Strachan. “It’s the second year that Christie Lites UK has delivered this project and we’re thrilled to have another opportunity to work with Mark Bannister and his talented and professional GPJ technical team.

The majority of the supplied lights were the latest models from Martin Professional and GLP. Mark Bannister comments, “Building on the excellent relationship that our US colleagues have enjoyed with Christie North America in the past, it was great to continue this with Andy and the UK team. The crew that they put together to support our Keynote Lighting Designer, Paul Cook, was top class. Designer Paul Cook delivered flawless lighting for the Keynote area, with Francis Clegg drafted in by Emma Reynolds to design the lighting for the CAE area. “We pride ourselves in providing the best in lighting and crew,” Strachan continues. “Big thanks go to Christie Lites’ Gerry Mott and Barry Dennison who delivered outstanding results with their handpicked teams.”

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