ISCVE (The Institute of Sound, Communications and Visual Engineers) is a professional organisation promoting excellent technical standards and practices within the industry. Membership is awarded in a variety of grades, depending on levels of experience. As well as experienced professionals, we welcome Students, Graduates and those who are new to the industry, so we can offer support and guidance through our training and networking opportunities. ISCVE is the only professional body authorised to issue the ISCVE Sound Engineer ECS card to its members in order to gain access to sites.


Founded in 1984 near Paris, France, L-Acoustics is the market leader in professional sound reinforcement technologies. With over 550 team members worldwide and offices in Paris, London, Singapore, Los Angeles, and New York, L-Acoustics is present in over 80 countries via our network of Certified Providers. Focused on solutions that elevate the audience experience, more than 20% of L-Acoustics’ talent is devoted to R&D in the areas of acoustics, applications, mechanics, electronics, signal processing, and software development. In recognition of creating innovative professional sound technology, L-Acoustics was named as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2020.

Recognized for pioneering the line source array, L-Acoustics continues to shape the future of the professional audio industry with L-ISA Immersive Hyperreal Sound technology, a multidimensional, object-based approach to designing, mixing, and processing sound that results in extremely natural and intelligible audio, and a more vibrant, authentic connection between artists and their fans. Now also available for exceptional private sound spaces with L-Acoustics Creations designs.

L-Acoustics technologies can be heard in places like the Hollywood Bowl, Dickies Arena, Allianz Arena, home of Bayern Munich, or the Philharmonie de Paris, as well as the world’s top-grossing festivals, and on tour with world-class artists such as Mark Knopfler, Aerosmith, and P!NK.


NEXO has been designing ground-breaking sound reinforcement solutions at its Parisian headquarters since 1979. The company’s pioneering technology, innovative designs and sonic excellence have enhanced live events across the globe for decades, gaining the respect and trust of sound professionals everywhere.

Pearce Hire

Pearce Hire provides award-winning temporary power; lighting, audio, staging; in-house electrical testing; technical project management/production services for 2,000+ events a year. We specialise in temporary power for Greenfield sites including Royal Parks, stately home gardens and areas of outstanding natural beauty.

We eagerly support young professionals entering the industry. We offer work experiences for college students and summer work during our peak period. We employ over 70 freelancers during our busy festival season.
Pearce Hire works with James Eade Training offering BS7909 Temporary Power training courses, ensuring you will be match-ready when the industry gets back up and running again!

Pixl Evolution

With over 200 years combined industry knowledge the Pixl Evolution team have been responsible for the delivery of some of the most iconic live event experiences in recent years. Operating primarily in the corporate and special events sectors, we work closely with production agencies to deliver exceptional solutions. Pixl Evolution was founded by a group of like-minded, technical video specialists, who created an environment that values quality, expertise and the personal touch.

During 2020 the company has pivoted to delivering broadcast quality virtual presentations. We have partnered with John Henrys to provide permanent walk in studio environment within Central London. Whilst offering LED greenscreen studios we also offer an Extended Reality (XR) Space. This is cutting edge technology which blends the physical with the virtual world, allowing presenters to have an accurate visual reference during their performance and provides infinite scope for creatives to deliver truly immersive spaces.

Production Park

A community of studios, businesses and educational facilities. Working together we create live events technology, produce live experiences and share live industry best practice.

Founded in 2015 with the express intent of being ‘Where Live Industry Lives’, Production Park is now home to more than 20 live events businesses, 2 studios and a dynamic and creative cohort of over 200 students. It is an international destination of choice for technically challenging live productions and the only place on earth where that pioneering work is continually fed back into the educational ecosystem that will sustain our unique industry into the future.


For over 75 years, our microphones, professional headphones and wireless systems come with a built-in mission: to stay true to the sound and soul the music was given by its artist. From the fragile intimacy of a whispered word to the deep dark punch of an attacking bassline, we deliver pure emotion and excitement. A quality that has convinced a broad spectrum of artists – from Franz Ferdinand to the White Stripes to the Sugababes, and of course music lovers all over the world.


With a history of innovation that began in 1925, Shure has turned a passion for making great microphones and audio electronics into an obsession. Shure continues to set the worldwide industry standard for superior, reliable products.

We’re a company of engineers. But we’re also performers, artists, presenters, concertgoers, and sometimes yeah, fans.

Whether you’re a musician, audio engineer, podcaster, lecturer, broadcaster, IT manager, sound contractor, YouTuber, or simply a music lover, Shure has an innovative audio product to exceed your expectations.


Vectorworks Spotlight is the entertainment industry-leading software that’s an all-in-one design, documentation and production solution. With an extensive suite of entertainment-focused drawing, modelling and rendering tools, Spotlight can produce detailed paperwork and presentations. Create an immersive experience with cutting-edge technology like virtual and augmented reality and rendered panoramas.

Vectorworks Spotlight 2021 offers customisable Smart Options Display, direct Excel Import/Export, multithreaded Vectorworks Graphics Module providing faster speed and performance along with improvements to 3D modelling, rigging objects and lighting devices.