Leisuretec News

A brand new addition, launched with our brand new website - the Leisuretec News Section. Discover new product launches, case studies, the latest at Leisuretec and the latest from the industry.

17th January 2018

The X Factor Final After Party powered by Yamaha and SXS Events

In December 2017 SXS Events provided the technical aspects for the official X Factor VIP after party as appointed by experiential agency, Experience. The longstanding events company was in charge of creating a backstage style experience while sticking to the designs and format of the main television show. SXS provided audio, lighting, rigging and LED video walls for the Exclusive event held at Lon...
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17th January 2018

Event Power Engineering and CHAUVET Professional illuminate Littlehampton

Event lighting and Christmas lighting specialists, Event Power Engineering, were enlisted by Littlehampton Town Council to create a magical yet innovative Christmas lighting display in the town centre. The display ran throughout the festive period starting with the annual light switch on during November, right up until the 12th night of Christmas in January. In addition to traditional Christmas li...
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12th January 2018

In the TecZone with K-array

K-array made its TecZone debut with the event Invisible Audio: Fact or Fiction on Nov 14th, where participants got to experience the impressive range of K-array equipment first hand. Distributed in the UK by 2B Heard, K-Array is a manufacturer of unique audio solutions for installed applications, portable PA and touring. Hailing from Italy, the company is renowned for its innovative and groundbrea...
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4th January 2018

**RESOLVED - DELAYED SHIPPING AT LEISURETEC**

UPDATED 04-01-18 All shipping delays have now been resolved and our delivery service has resumed as normal. If you have any questions, please call us on 01525 850085. UPDATED 12-12-17 Due to harsh weather conditions over the past few days, our normal delivery service has not yet resumed and is still temporarily unreliable. Please liaise closely with our sales team on 01525 850085 and allow at...
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22nd December 2017

Leisuretec Trade Website Updates - Item Grouping

We’re determined to continuously develop our business to offer more for our trade customers. A key area of our value added service is our trade website and since 2016, the investment and development ramped up and we’ve been relentlessly improving it ever since. One of the latest updates introduces a function we call “Item Grouping”. Now, when our trade customers are scrolli...
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1st December 2017

Leisuretec announced as InAVation Distributor of the Year finalists!

For the second year running Leisuretec have been shortlisted as a Distributor of the Year finalist in the InAVation Awards. Leisuretec are amongst a shortlist of eight companies and with the grand prize to be announced at the InAVation Awards ceremony and dinner on February 6, 2018 in Amsterdam during the ISE exhibition. For the InAVation DOTY, judges were looking for distributors that went over a...
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22nd November 2017

Le Mark Legends Hannah & Jess Land at Leisuretec

Le Mark legends Hannah & Jess head over to meet the rapidly expanding sales & marketing team at Leisuretec. With new members joining the sales & marketing team at Leisuretec, Director Mike Henden was as keen as always to maintain extensive product knowledge across both new and existing employees. Having brought just about everything Dirty Rigger® and gaffer tape related with them, ...
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9th October 2017

Meet Clover… she’s new to our Sales team!

Coming from a background in pharmacy, Clover joined Leisuretec looking for a new challenge and a change of scenery. With a keen eye for details and over ten years’ experience supporting customers with complex and challenging requirements she is a perfect fit for our frontline and web sales. In her own time, Clover enjoys reading (and rereading) her favourite novels, spending time with family...
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6th October 2017

Lighting Basics for Beginners returns to the TecZone

Following two successful days in June our TecZone event Lighting Basics is BACK! Also back by popular demand, our very own lighting specialist Mr Friedli led the course alongside Mandy Bullock-Williams from Zero 88 / Eaton. "Introduction to Lighting Basics" is a Leisuretec training course aimed at installers, rental companies and our customers who want to learn more about lighting and grow their l...
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4th October 2017

Happy Anniversary PLASA Show

This September PLASA Show returned to West London for its 40th anniversary and celebrated with three fun filled days of seminars, awards and all things tech. You could find the Leisuretec stand centrally positioned right in front of the main hall entrance, along with 10 team members flying the Leisuretec flag ready to greet lots of new and existing customers, suppliers and industry professionals a...
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23rd August 2017

Meet Graeme... he's new to our External Sales team!

An industry veteran, Graeme has been working with lighting and audio for over 38 years starting at the age of 14. As well as designing, installing and repairing AV equipment during his career, Graeme also owned his own retail store and was a customer of Leisuretec for 15 years! Putting his significant experience to work, Graeme supports Rob in externals sales, demonstrations and developing custome...
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7th August 2017

We have Instagram!

We like to talk to our customers and to do that we understand we have to be active across the most important social media platforms. We are on Facebook, Twitter and our new addition - Instagram! At the beginning of June we decided to launch Instagram as a way of bringing you even more fun and interesting industry updates. You can expect to see a lot more of the Leisuretec team popping up on here a...
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4th August 2017

Avolites Titan Training in the TecZone

On Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th July, Leisuretec welcomed Avolites back into the TecZone for their Titan Foundation & Advanced Masterclasses. Leading the session was Rebbecca Harding, Avolites’ very own product specialist and Titan Guru! Rebbecca has been with avolites for over a year so her up to date knowledge paired with her bubbly and approachable personality made for the perfect...
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19th July 2017

Significant IT System Issues - RESOLVED

We are pleased to inform you that the IT issues we have been dealing with over the past 2 weeks have now been resolved. We want to thank you for your patience and understanding throughout the process and once again would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused. Regrettably we are experiencing significant issues with our IT systems which is causing temporary delays on emails and in some case...
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10th July 2017

ChamSys selects Leisuretec as a Main UK Distributor

ChamSys have selected Leisuretec as a main UK distributor as of 10th July 2017. By becoming a main ChamSys distributor we have already heavily invested in the brand and are the biggest stockist in the UK, available for next day delivery to the trade. So for all of your lighting desk requirements call us on 01525 850085. ChamSys is a British company committed to meeting the...
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10th July 2017

100V Line Masterclass in the TecZone with TOA

Another week at Leisuretec means another event in the TecZone! On Tuesday 13th June, it was TOA’s turn to take over the TecZone with their course “100V Line Masterclass”, as TOA's technical specialists Andy Bradshaw and Jonathan Harris Cowley presented to a room full of industry professionals eager to learn more about 100v Line. TOA is a Japanese manufacturer that has more than 8...
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21st June 2017

Introduction to Lighting Basics in the TecZone

On Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th of May our very own lighting specialist Andy Friedli took over the TecZone to lead our training course an "Introduction to Lighting Basics". Mandy Bullock-Williams from Zero 88 / Eaton supported Andy on both days, bringing her years' of experience to the event and offering a much appreciated helping hand. "Introduction to Lighting Basics" is a Leisuretec training...
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24th May 2017

Leisuretec launch new updates to their Trade Website

The Leisuretec Trade Website has been an essential part of our growth over the past 5 years. It's contributed massively towards sales, support and most importantly our marketing and brand image. In 2016 we re-launched our trade website on a completely new platform, evolving its layout, structure, style and appearance to make it responsive to all devices. Previously, when browsing on mobile and tab...
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24th May 2017

Two Successful Days at PLASA Focus Leeds

Once again, PLASA Focus Leeds returned to the Royal Armouries to host a jam packed show full of seminars, UK product debuts and plenty of networking opportunities. With our eye-catching stand and friendly and laid back approach, Leisuretec were positioned right in front of the main hall entrance to greet lots of new and existing customers, suppliers and people in the industry alike.  We fille...
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11th May 2017

Focus on the Detail - Production Plus Stand Out Again

For many years now Production Plus has supported Leisuretec and taken responsibility of our exhibition stands at our main 3 UK tradeshows; PLASA Focus Leeds, PLASA London and BPM | PRO. This year PLASA Focus was no exception as their reliant and flexible service laid the foundations of yet another successful show for Team Leisuretec. Charlie Henden, Leisuretec's Marketing Manger commented "We've u...
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28th March 2017

See us at PLASA Focus Leeds 2017

After a successful PLASA Focus Leeds 2016, Leisuretec are exhibiting again this year on the 9th and 10th May. We have our normal stand N-C03 right in front of the main door, it will be hard to miss us! The exhibition is returning to the Royal Armories in Leeds and after 9 years it has firmly established itself as an essential event in the entertainment industry's calendar. As usual the show will s...
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9th March 2017

Apart and Leisuretec team up in the TecZone

As part of Leisuretec’s ongoing TecZone educational seminar series, Apart Audio is hosting an event – An Installers Guide to Commercial Audio Solutions – on 15 March at its purpose built training facility in Leighton Buzzard. Built in late 2014, the TecZone is a state of the art facility built to build your knowledge of topics spread across the industry. It's professional ye...
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6th March 2017

Pathway Connectivity Takes Over the TecZone

Yet another successful day in the TecZone. Monday 27th February 2017 saw Pathway Connectivity Solutions and City Theatrical take over the TecZone for the first time ever, demonstrating and teaching the limitless capability of Pathway's lighting architainment system. Pathway Connectivity Solutions manufacture innovative lighting products for a variety of different install markets. Their products ar...
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28th February 2017

Two Successful Days in the TecZone... thank you ISCE

On Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd February Leisuretec welcomed ISCE into the TecZone for their "Design & Installation and Measurement & Certification of Hearing Loop Systems" (HLS) training event. Leading the session was Peter Roe MInstSCE, a professional in the hard of hearing market and a techy know-how on Hearing Loop Systems - as you'd expect from a presenter! Peter has now been worki...
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20th February 2017

Leisuretec Support the Next Generation

Last week Team Leisuretec gained another member! We had the pleasure of working with the Lovely Ciara when she came to complete her Work Experience with us. Ciara spent four days working alongside different departments and learning about everyone’s day-to-day duties within Leisuretec.  The Warehouse was Ciara’s first stop where she got the full warehouse experience. In the mornin...
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