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World Cup Fever

What a June/July we’ve had – we truly got hit by the World Cup Madness! From the first England match on the 24th of June to the last one on the 11th of July it has been none stop at Lightmedia!

The Lightmedia team worked around the clock to make sure everything was ready in time, as most events were last minute due to England doing so well. Our office staff were busy dealing with logistics, while our technicians were prepping the equipment ready for all the jobs. We couldn’t believe the amount of interest we received over this period, our organic SEO during the football went up 416% compared to last July!

In the group stages, we were busy providing LED screens in Nottingham, Manchester, Birstall, Bradford, Reading, London and Congleton. We then saw England finish second in Group G moving on in the World Cup.

Tuesday the 3rd of July was England’s first game after the group stages, we provided screens at events all over the country including Nottingham, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Congleton and Sheffield, as well as providing screens for Wimbledon coverage.  It wasn’t until England won this game that the madness really began. From 9pm, our phones went off the hook, quite literally requests came in in their 100s, existing clients calling wanting to book additional screens at their events to show the matches and new clients wanting to book in advance as they were positive England were going to win the World Cup!

From the 7th July – 15th July all our screens/equipment etc. were all hired out! Clients called last minute asking for a screen, we had to apologise and explain that we had no availability as everything had been booked in advance.  This was unheard of from Lightmedia as we always manage to pull it out of the bag.

Although we are happy to have a bit of a breather, we enjoyed every minute and are looking forward to the Euros, hopefully, we will come out on top and go on to win the next World Cup.

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Beth and Kim in the office were both very helpful and the team on site were great especially Ian who went out of his way to get things right for the show. A pleasure to work with.

Fiona

Peterloo Memorial – 200 years Commemoration

Pleasure working with you, and very happy with my choice switching from my previous supplier to LMD. Excellent Service on all 4 events

 

Yorkshire Wildlife Park – Safari Nights

We would like to say a huge THANK YOU. Not only did you save us from having to cancel an event that was planned months in advance but also you restored our faith in the community spirit. We were let down by a similar company, a day prior to the planned event with no warning or communication.

What a result, the event was such a success thanks to your kindness and we received amazing reviews.

St Robert’s Helping Hands

 

Outdoor Cinema Event – Harrogate

Excellent service & we highly recommend Lightmedia 🙂

Brighton Speed Trials

We would definitely look at working with you again at the event next year. The competitors loved seeing their times on the screen, this worked really well!
Nicole

Glasgow Charity Marathon – Scoreboard

The staff members on site were friendly and helpful

Farnborough

We will be using you for next year at our event

Outdoor Music Festival – Manchester

Excellent service and flexibility with date change.

Family Film Night

Excellent Screens & Service – the LMD crew turn up and have a chat and then they get on with the job in hand and nothing is a problem to them
North Tyneside Council

Mouth of the Tyne Festival

Excellent Excellent Service! And we would highly recommend LMD

Outdoor Recruitment Exhibition

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