Contract win for Joe Manby Limited

Joe Manby Limited has agreed a new three year, six show contract with established entertainment technology event PLASA Focus.

The Harrogate-based company will provide event services for both PLASA Focus: Leeds and PLASA Focus: Glasgow between 2015 and 2018.

Joe Manby Limited has worked on the PLASA Focus event in Leeds since its launch 11 years ago and in 2014 provided event services for the inaugural Glasgow show.

PLASA Focus showcases the latest technologies and techniques within the entertainment technology sector, providing visitors with the chance to network with the industry’s leading manufacturers, dealers, rental houses and production companies, as well as take part in seminars, product demonstrations and product training.

PLASA also holds events in America and London.

Christopher Toulmin, director of Events Division at PLASA said: “Joe Manby Limited has always provided a unique level of support to our event in Leeds and they were an integral partner for our launch in Glasgow in 2014.”

PLASA’s Operations Manager, Louise Kiwanuka added “Charles Paines and his team deliver a full package of services with attention to detail and commitment to seeing every element through to completion.

Having worked on our Leeds show for over a decade Joe Manby Limited knows our format and understands our needs completely. They were a natural choice to provide event services for both our Leeds and Glasgow shows and we look forward to working with them over the next three years.”

Charles Paines, divisional director at Joe Manby Limited, said: “We are delighted to agree this three year contract with PLASA Focus.  It is always pleasing to be re-appointed by clients that we have worked with for a number of years. It was a pleasure to work on the Glasgow show last year and we look forward to working there again in January 2016.”

PLASA Focus: Leeds took place on 12 & 13 May at the Royal Armouries museum.

Joe Manby Limited provide full event services, including stand design and installation, electrics, furniture hire, carpeting and graphics.

Charles Paines, divisional director
Charles Paines, divisional director at Joe Manby Limited

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