**Press information for release 2nd February 2012**
Etherlive named industry’s Best Communications Company
Etherlive were named the event industry’s Best Communications Company at the 2012 Event Production Awards yesterday evening (Wednesday 1st February).
The trophy was presented at a glittering ceremony held at the Park Lane Hilton hotel, attended by over 500 of the event industry’s leading lights encompassing; suppliers, venue representatives, promoters and selected media figures.
Etherlive was recognised for its championing of new technologies in the live events market being the first to offer high density public Wi-Fi, rolling out cutting edge products such as its RFID crew accreditation and catering system at events such as the WOMAD Festival.
Other progressive technology blooded by Etherlive in 2011 included Wi-Fi chip & pin payment systems, satellite broadband, multipurpose communications tower lights, comprising lights, high power wireless access points, CCTV camera and public address.
Etherlive’s 2011 highlights including sealing a contract for the London Media Centre during the Olympic and Paralympic Games. It has added new customers such as the Cornbury Festival, Thistle Group Hotels and South West Four, to long standing appointments to the Goodwood Estate, WOMAD Festival and the Southampton Boat Show.
Tom McInerney, director at Etherlive said: “We are thrilled at this recognition of our achievements over the past 12 months especially in the presence of our peers. We believe the award is a testimony to the hard work and specialised knowledge applied by our team on a daily basis, and our firm commitment to driving forward new technologies in the events sector.”
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Notes to editors
- Etherlive is one of the UK’s leading providers of IT and communications technology for the live event sector.
- Etherlive is a specialist in large-scale indoor & outdoor events with multi-faceted communications needs, as well as being a major supplier to the corporate conference and events market.
- Etherlive has been appointed by the likes of WOMAD festival, The Green Man Festival, Goodwood Festival of Speed, South West Four, the Sky UK Election Debate, Southampton Boat Show, London World Triathlon, Nokia, Amazon and Sony.
- Website: www.etherlive.co.uk
- Blog: www.etherlive.co.uk/blog
- Twitter: @etherlive
- Etherlive Limited, Brinkworth House, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 4HQ
- Tel: 01666 511862