PSAV Acquires Hawthorn

Hawthorn, one of the largest live technical event production companies in the UK, has been acquired by PSAV, a provider in the global event technology services industry. The acquisition, PSAV said, delivers on its vision to connect and inspire people around the globe with impactful meeting and event experiences. “Martin and his team have built a...

Hawthorn, one of the largest live technical event production companies in the UK, has been acquired by PSAV, a provider in the global event technology services industry.

The acquisition, PSAV said, delivers on its vision to connect and inspire people around the globe with impactful meeting and event experiences.

“Martin and his team have built a remarkable business, and I’m excited to welcome them all into the PSAV family,” said Mike McIlwain (pictured right), president and CEO for PSAV. “I look forward to the opportunity to introduce their customers to the global reach of PSAV.”

Founded more than 30 years ago by its managing director Martin Hawthorn (pictured left), Hawthorn is an award-winning creative technical event production company offering creative design, production, lighting, audio, video, staging, power distribution and rigging services in the UK.

“Martin and his team have built a remarkable business, and I’m excited to welcome them all into the PSAV family.” said Mike McIlwain (pictured right), president and CEO for PSAV. “I look forward to the opportunity to introduce their customers to the global reach of PSAV.”

Working with long-term clients, Hawthorn is known for producing events in a wide range of venues that connect technology with creativity. The company also has a strong and growing presence in the theatre and concert touring market within the UK.

Hawthorn, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of PSAV, will continue to operate under the Hawthorn brand name. Martin Hawthorn and his senior team will remain in place and continue to execute on their growth plans.

“Hawthorn and PSAV have very similar innovative and passionate cultures focused on delivering truly exceptional experiences for our customers,” commented Martin Hawthorn. “We are thrilled to be joining forces with the industry leader to be able to offer our clients more services in more places.”

PSAV acquires Hawthorn was last modified: October 4th, 2017 by Nicola Macdonald
Source: exhibitionnews.uk