The opening is a direct response to an increase in Adlib’s work in Scotland in recent years, and also specifically to support several important new contracts won by the company’s Installations and Sales division.
The new office will be headed up by Graham Cochrane (pictured) who production managed the T In The Park festival and was involved as a production manager for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
Adlib MD Andy Dockerty says: “It made complete sense on all fronts to set up a Scottish office, especially with the recent expansion of our work there. However, the affinity with Scotland is not just a new or passing trend for Adlib, our connections go back at least 20 years and include working with popular Scottish bands and musicians including Del Amitri, GUN and Texas.
“Graham is extremely well respected on the festival scenes in Scotland, his knowledge and experience is invaluable.”
The Scottish office will also facilitate new opportunities for all the core quality audio and lighting brands with which Adlib partners, including L-Acoustics, Coda and Soundcraft.
This new business follows robust trading for the Installations division over the past two years, which has included major contracts to supply new sound systems at leading UK venues including for three live spaces at Liverpool University, Lincoln Engine Shed and Cambridge Corn Exchange.
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