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 July 2018

ISE to move to Barcelona in 2021

ISE organiser Integrated Systems Events has confirmed the 2021 show will be held in Barcelona at Gran Via, part of the Fira de Barcelona exhibition complex on February 2 to 5, in a move that cements the venue as the exhibition’s permanent home. Speculation has been rife about where the show would head when its deal ended with the Amsterdam RAI, a venue the exhibition was rapidly outgrowing. ...
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16th July 2018

PLASA Show 2018 announces first wave of seminars

PLASA Show, the world-wide event for entertainment technology, is returning to London Olympia from 16-18 September, and the seminar programme is beginning to take shape. Attendees will have access to back-to-back professional development sessions across the three days, delivering content from all sectors of the industry including lighting, live sound, AV, rigging and staging. Only a slice of what&...
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25th June 2018

PLASA Show proves its staying power as it returns to London

Still buzzing from last year’s 40th anniversary, PLASA Show returns to London Olympia on 16-18 September, providing a stage for the world of entertainment technology. The show continues to explore the cutting edge of innovation and creativity and brings the biggest brands to thousands of avid visitors.  Audio heavyweights L-Acoustics, Peavey and Adamson, and lighting pioneers DTS, ETC a...
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22nd June 2018

Leisuretec Educate the Industries Future Bright Sparks

At Leisuretec we’re no stranger to hosting events, however back in May we decided to try out something a little different and offer our own course “Lighting Basics for Beginners” to a group of home educated children aged 12-14. As usual, our lighting specialist Andy Friedli presented the course along with the help of Mandy Bullock-Williams from Zero 88. The content for the junior...
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21st June 2018

Team Leisuretec Receive Artist Treatment at The Great Escape with Sennheiser

On the third weekend in May, a few members of Team Leisuretec were lucky enough to visit The Great Escape Festival in Brighton as guests of Sennheiser. The Great Escape showcases up and coming artists across 35 different venues throughout Brighton, which this year hosted over 700 shows across the weekend making it the festivals most successful year yet. 2018 marked the third year that Sennheiser h...
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16th May 2018

Happy 10th Birthday PLASA Focus Leeds

As PLASA Focus Leeds returned to the Royal Armouries for their 10th anniversary, of course Team Leisuretec were there to celebrate on our usual stand: N-C03. Once again, we were in prime position in front of the main hall entrance, greeting industry professionals, suppliers and tons of new and existing customers. Mike, Wayne, Rob, Charlie, Ollie, Andy s, Andy F, Clover and Holly (pictured right) w...
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4th May 2018

Team Leisuretec attend Prolight + Sound 2018

Tradeshow season is well underway and last month it was time to return to Frankfurt to attend the mass exhibition that is, Prolight + Sound. Mike, Lynne, Wayne, Rob and Charlie were heading up team Leisuretec, flying the flag throughout the show and of course during the all-important evening antics in true Leisuretec style. Prolight + Sound puts the live event industry in the limelight and is resp...
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25th April 2018

Projecting A City’s History With Rosco Image Spot

Bet She’an, located in the Northern District of Israel, is one of the country’s oldest cities. First settled in the Chalcolithic era, circa 4500 BCE, the city has been almost continuously inhabited since then. Thanks to its strategic location at the junction of the Jordan and Jezreel valleys, the city came to be ruled by countless different rulers including the Egyptians, Greeks and th...
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9th April 2018

dBTehnologies VIO for Life Christian Church

Life Christian Church in Tacoma, Washington enjoys a beautiful new church building with a dBTechnologies VIO sound system. As part of the Slavic National District of the Assemblies of God, Life Christian holds many of its services in the Ukrainian language with simultaneous translation into English. The church has an active music service with a 60-person choir and a band with drums, electric and a...
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21st February 2018

Team Leisuretec take on Amsterdam - ISE2018

Team Leisuretec descended on Amsterdam in full force for the annual ISE show. Each wearing matching navy jackets, our record number of 10 team members abroad meant that if you couldn’t see us – you could certainly hear us!  2018 marked the 15th anniversary of ISE and incidentally yet another record breaking year for the show. Over the four jam packed days of all things tech, ISE s...
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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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