POSTED ON 04/12/2019

We’re very proud to announce that James Hunter, one of our incredible Project Directors, has been named on the miaList 2019.

The miaList recognises industry people who go above and beyond the call of duty and showcases those who play an instrumental role in making the organisation they work for so successful.

The final list was announced on 28 November at a glamourous ceremony at Riverbank Park Plaza, London. With 44 nominations whittled down to a shortlist of 20 candidates, we’re thrilled that James was one of the 10 individuals to make the list.

POSTED ON 26/11/2019

We’ve once again been out on the road with iconic rock band Squeeze for their latest UK tour ‘The Difford and Tilbrook Songbook 2019’. The tour, which marked their 45th anniversary, saw the South-London legends play their extensive list of hits as well as some rare, lesser known gems from their back catalogue and solo careers. Having supported the band previously, we were once again chosen to supply lighting and video equipment as well as rigging, power and draping.

POSTED ON 21/11/2019

Billed as the world’s most beautiful and innovative conference for cloud accounting leaders, Xerocon London 2019 returned to ExCel London on 13 - 14 November 2019. Bringing together accountants, bookkeepers, ecosystem partners and industry leaders, over 3,500 delegates gathered to find out the latest news and updates from cloud-based accounting software company Xero. We were chosen by agency Taylor Bennett Partners to deliver the full technical design and production for the two-day event.

POSTED ON 21/11/2019

We're excited to announce that, along with our sister company AVC Live, we've been newly appointed as the preferred technical production partner at the iconic Wembley Stadium in London.

As part of the long-term joint partnership agreement, we'll be working with AVC Live as the preferred technical production supplier for events across all eight of Wembley Stadium’s event spaces and 160 pitch facing corporate suites.

POSTED ON 11/11/2019

PSAV, a global leader in event experiences, is pleased to announce the acquisition of eclipse, a leading audiovisual and live event production and venue company in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Riyadh, member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). eclipse is well known in the GCC as a leader in project management, equipment rental, and technical services. The transaction allows PSAV to continue building upon its purpose of Connecting and Inspiring People by expanding the breadth of its capabilities throughout the GCC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

POSTED ON 29/10/2019

We’re delighted to announce that we've been shortlisted in The Drum Experience Awards 2019! 

The Drum Experience Awards celebrates 10 years this December and celebrate those in the industry who demonstrate that they are producing innovative, creative and most importantly, effective events.

POSTED ON 24/10/2019

Known as the Oscars of the audio-visual world, the AV Awards celebrates best practice and recognises the outstanding achievements of individuals, companies, projects and technology across the AV, events and production sectors. This year’s ceremony was held at Evolution London in Battersea Park. We were chosen to work with a host of sponsors to deliver technical production for the event - a challenging task when you have a room filled with the industry’s finest! 

POSTED ON 21/10/2019

Here at Hawthorn, we’ve been busy gearing up for Event Tech Live 2019 at The Old Truman Brewery on Wednesday 6th & Thursday 7th November. The multi-strand conference and exhibition is Europe’s only show dedicated to event technology and offers event professionals access to over 50 educational sessions, 100 exhibitors and 1700 industry peers. 

POSTED ON 15/10/2019

We are very proud to announce that we were named Production, Rental and Staging Company of the Year at the prestigious AV Awards 2019 on Friday 11 October.

Held this year at Battersea Evolution, the AV Awards recognise best practice, reward innovation and celebrate excellence across the global audio-visual industry.

POSTED ON 07/10/2019


Have you recently purchased, or are you considering purchasing any Zero 88 FLX console? Are you looking to extend your console knowledge and brush up on your FLX skills?

We’ve teamed up with the guys at Zero 88 to host FLX Range training at our Leicestershire HQ on 16th October 2019

Venue: Hawthorn, Crown Business Park, Old Dalby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

The training is completely free of charge and you will: