Specialist supplier for all audio visual hire requirements

Established in 1999, Sterling Event Group have become one of the UK’s leading suppliers of audio-visual equipment hire and rental over the last 20 years.  From our 40,000sq ft Manchester Airport based offices and warehousing, we supply the very latest in audio visual hire to event agencies, events venues and other audio-visual companies or technical production clients. We can accommodate small to large audio visual hire requests and our 50-strong experienced team of audio visual specialists can look after any AV hire requirements you have. We provide the most modern proficient and appropriate equipment to match your requirements.

Audio Visual Hire

Our audio visual hire services include the following wide range of AV equipment:

  • Sound System Hire – varying makes and models to suit any level of event
  • Microphone hire including Lapel, headset, hand held, lectern and the popular throwable CatchBox microphones
  • Projector hire – inc. lightest specification top end laser projectors and short-throw projectors
  • Absen LED video walls – All HD and configurable to any size/shape
  • Plasma and LCD screens – new range of 4k technology available in range of sizes from 43” to 86”
  • Projection screens in range of sizes – rear and front projection in a range of frames
  • Event technology including projection mapping, VR and holograms
  • Live camera feeds – for live relay and/or recording
  • Content Control/Vision Mixers – wide range of laptops, MacBooks, switchers, processors and controllers
  • Power distribution and cabling
  • Voting systems – for Q&A in conference etc
  • Twitter / social media walls – to engage your delegates across your event
  • Staging hire – mix of heavy and light weight deck for all event spaces
  • Full stage set design and build – including bespoke designs, visualisations and creation created by our Stage & Set in-house team
  • Lighting equipment hire including modern wireless and moving lights
  • Pyrotechnics and special effects hire including Sparkular and MagicFX cannons
  • Gobo / Logo projection – stock images and made to order
  • Furniture and Staging – including LED furniture, ropes and poles and Gas Flambeaux
  • Rigging equipment for hire – full range of rigging, motors, trussing and full equipped equipment

Full AV equipment setup and de-rigging

As part of our services, we will prepare your kit prior to your event or hire period, set up all equipment onsite if and when required, operate the equipment onsite if required and de-rig everything post event if required. Alternatively, you can dry hire AV equipment and rest assured that all the audio visual hire equipment you rent is pre-prepared by our specialist warehouse team and is fit for purpose. We stock modern specialist technology as well as employing a wide-range of qualified and proficient technical engineers, project managers, account managers, venue support technicians, creative designers, stage & set carpenters and AV technicians.

Recent feedback from an AV hire client included:

‘Just to say a huge Thank you for all your help. The equipment was a perfect fit and worked perfectly. Thanks again for all your help and advice.’

Audio Visual hire is an important element for any type of corporate, sporting, public, wedding, or private event and shouldn’t be overlooked or under-utilised. No matter if your upcoming event is very small or a large production, the correct audio visual hire will make a huge impact to the finish of your event. With this in mind, our expert team will be able to produce, design and supply the right state-of-the-art equipment for hire to suit your requirements. Our team can provide all aspects of audio visual hire including audio, vision, lighting, staging, set, props and rigging. Our team has hired equipment to a wide range of trade clients, who have utilised our large stock to complement their own, including projectors, plasma screens, switchers, LED video wall, high-end vision mixers, video recording/playback and much more.

Experts in audio visual hire for over 20 years

With over 20 years of experience in audio visual hire and event production we have the experience to deliver outstanding return on investment for your event. Our team are passionate about all aspects of audio visual hire, and we work closely with every client to ensure we achieve the best results and exceed their expectations.

The brands we currently stock as part of our substantial audio visual fleet  include (but are not limited to);

If you want to hire a specific item or piece of equipment, please contact the Sterling Event Group AV Hire team to discuss your requirements. We stock a vast and wide range of hire equipment and will be able to meet most requests.

We frequently supply audio visual hire to conferences, gala dinners, awards ceremonies, exhibitions, graduations, company days, end of year celebrations, weddings, private parties, sporting events, product launches, brand days and venues working with some of the largest organisations across the UK.

Contact us for your next event today! We would love to hear from you.

Audio Visual Hire