ACTIVATE ACQUIRES CREATING SUNSHINE

ACTIVATE ACQUIRES CREATING SUNSHINE

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ACTIVATE ACQUIRES CREATING SUNSHINE

Activate Events & Communications Announces Acquisition of Creating Sunshine Ltd

Activate Events & Communications Announces Acquisition of Creating Sunshine Ltd

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ACTIVATE ACQUIRES CREATING SUNSHINE

Activate Events & Communications is strengthening its expertise in the creative and technology space with the acquisition of established event production business, Creating Sunshine. The new Activate Events & Communications expansion will support the delivery of integrated global communication and engagement solutions - localised yet strategically aligned - for an increasingly large portfolio of UK-based and international clients.

The Activate team have engaged in a dynamic quest to design solutions that meet the need to connect and engage, which has been exacerbated by the pandemic and the reduction in live events.

Activate Events & Communications is strengthening its expertise in the creative and technology space with the acquisition of established event production business, Creating Sunshine. The new Activate Events & Communications expansion will support the delivery of integrated global communication and engagement solutions - localised yet strategically aligned - for an increasingly large portfolio of UK-based and international clients.

The Activate team have engaged in a dynamic quest to design solutions that meet the need to connect and engage, which has been exacerbated by the pandemic and the reduction in live events.

Activate Events & Communications is strengthening its expertise in the creative and technology space with the acquisition of established event production business, Creating Sunshine. The new Activate Events & Communications expansion will support the delivery of integrated global communication and engagement solutions – localised yet strategically aligned – for an increasingly large portfolio of UK-based and international clients.

The Activate team have engaged in a dynamic quest to design solutions that meet the need to connect and engage, which has been exacerbated by the pandemic and the reduction in live events.

The deal was agreed by Mark Britton of Creating Sunshine and Paul Bowie of Activate, and it is aimed to further enhance the depth of in-house production experience that Activate can offer clients, while delivering a wider offering of virtual and live event solutions to existing Creating Sunshine clients.

The event team of Creating Sunshine have relocated to the Activate office in Crawley, ensuring seamless continuity of service for all clients concerned with projects supported by Louise Grieg (Operations Director, Activate) and Helen Kreuzer (formerly of Creating Sunshine).

Commenting on this new milestone for Activate, Managing Director Paul Bowie said: “The opportunity to work with experienced professionals with the pedigree of the Creative Sunshine team does not happen every day.  I really believe the combination of these two companies will create a valued resource and partner agency for clients by providing communication and engagement expertise through a variety of events and mediums, which help to grow their businesses”.

ENDS

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For more information, please contact Paul Bowie, Managing Director, Activate, on:

T:      +44 (0)1293 608 750
E:      paul@activateevents.com
W:      www.activateevents.com

Activate Events & Communications Ltd is a UK-based corporate event management and communications specialist. Established in 2010, and based in Crawley, Activate is the partner of choice for UK and global brands in healthcare, pharmaceutical, construction, finance and medical devises. The business is ISO certified, UVDB registered, Cyber Security certified, an EVCOM member and a supporter of the MICE industry charity Meeting Needs.

Events delivered by Activate are supported by the Activate Virtual Events Platform, a bespoke, best-in-class solution to virtual and hybrid events. Additionally, the Activate solutions concentrate on achieving organisational engagement and behaviour change through a spectrum of virtual and live communications and collaboration solutions.

www.activateevents.com

Creating Sunshine Ltd was funded in 2001 and as production specialists have acted as the bridge between the message and the audience.

Creating Sunshine completed over 600 projects with solutions ranging from live events, film & video programmes to digital media, team experiences and general internal communication support.

A series of Creating Sunshine firsts:

  • the first company to produce a business conference at the 02 Arena
  • the first company ever to share the stage with Cirque du Soleil at The Royal Albert Hall for a major anniversary celebration.
  • Creating Sunshine has won a Gold, two Silver and one Bronze ITMA awards – Best Conference, Best Financial Conference, Best Event of the Year.

www.creatingsunshine.co.uk

Activate Events & Communications is strengthening its expertise in the creative and technology space with the acquisition of established event production business, Creating Sunshine. The new Activate Events & Communications expansion will support the delivery of integrated global communication and engagement solutions – localised yet strategically aligned – for an increasingly large portfolio of UK-based and international clients.

The Activate team have engaged in a dynamic quest to design solutions that meet the need to connect and engage, which has been exacerbated by the pandemic and the reduction in live events.

The deal was agreed by Mark Britton of Creating Sunshine and Paul Bowie of Activate, and it is aimed to further enhance the depth of in-house production experience that Activate can offer clients, while delivering a wider offering of virtual and live event solutions to existing Creating Sunshine clients.

The event team of Creating Sunshine have relocated to the Activate office in Crawley, ensuring seamless continuity of service for all clients concerned with projects supported by Louise Grieg (Operations Director, Activate) and Helen Kreuzer (formerly of Creating Sunshine).

Commenting on this new milestone for Activate, Managing Director Paul Bowie said: “The opportunity to work with experienced professionals with the pedigree of the Creative Sunshine team does not happen every day.  I really believe the combination of these two companies will create a valued resource and partner agency for clients by providing communication and engagement expertise through a variety of events and mediums, which help to grow their businesses”.

ENDS

__________________

For more information, please contact Paul Bowie, Managing Director, Activate, on:

T:      +44 (0)1293 608 750
E:      paul@activateevents.com
W:      www.activateevents.com

Activate Events & Communications Ltd is a UK-based corporate event management and communications specialist. Established in 2010, and based in Crawley, Activate is the partner of choice for UK and global brands in healthcare, pharmaceutical, construction, finance and medical devises. The business is ISO certified, UVDB registered, Cyber Security certified, an EVCOM member and a supporter of the MICE industry charity Meeting Needs.

Events delivered by Activate are supported by the Activate Virtual Events Platform, a bespoke, best-in-class solution to virtual and hybrid events. Additionally, the Activate solutions concentrate on achieving organisational engagement and behaviour change through a spectrum of virtual and live communications and collaboration solutions.

www.activateevents.com

Creating Sunshine Ltd was funded in 2001 and as production specialists have acted as the bridge between the message and the audience.

Creating Sunshine completed over 600 projects with solutions ranging from live events, film & video programmes to digital media, team experiences and general internal communication support.

A series of Creating Sunshine firsts:

  • the first company to produce a business conference at the 02 Arena
  • the first company ever to share the stage with Cirque du Soleil at The Royal Albert Hall for a major anniversary celebration.
  • Creating Sunshine has won a Gold, two Silver and one Bronze ITMA awards – Best Conference, Best Financial Conference, Best Event of the Year.

www.creatingsunshine.co.uk

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