Custom-made corporate event production made easy

Event Production

R&B Group is a multi-award winning ‘full-service’ event production supplier based in Newcastle upon Tyne delivering events that audiences remember and helping corporate meeting planners look brilliant! We have produced thousands of conferences, award ceremonies, product launches and staff update meetings across the UK and overseas.

R&B Group is a trusted event production supplier working in partnership with Associations, multi-nationals, big brands, manufacturers, technology companies and public sector bodies ensuring the latest Audio-Visual technology communicates your vision and story in the most vibrant and colourful way possible.

R&B Group is the largest AV production supplier in the North East. Our aim is to take away your stress so you can focus on your conference delegates, sponsors and presenters by providing the full 360° event production service. Your dedicated R&B project manager works alongside you from event concept/design, installation on-site, event operation and post event de-brief.

Meet our Production team

Richard Goodaire

Head of Projects
0776 760 3637
richard.goodaire@rbgroup.co.uk

Richard has been with us since 1996 and has worked his way up from the warehouse all the way to managing the projects team. His role means he has his finger on the pulse of all projects.

In his spare time, Richard is a keen sports fan and petrol head, following a multitude of motorsports and spending weekends as a freelance cameraman covering a range of sports across the country.

Mick Storrie

Project Manager
0783 454 2523
mick.storrie@rbgroup.co.uk

As one of our project managers, Mick has a wealth of experience in planning and pre-production of events, installation and operation and de-rigging. With many repeat clients asking for Mick by name he is proof of his own creativity and capability in the events industry.

Prior to joining R&B, Mick was a touring guitarist with several metal bands and still enjoys listening to loud noises when he’s not busy making them.

Richard Narcross

Project Manager
0783 186 8711
richard.narcross@rbgroup.co.ukk

Richard was the R in R&B and is one of the original project managers in the business. He has decades of experience under his belt and has a string of regular repeat clients including Nissan and Education Live Ltd.

Richard is a keen photographer in his down time and enjoys getting out and about snapping what he can with his camera.

Chris Tolley

Technical Services Manager
chris.tolley@rbgroup.co.uk

Chris is our technical services manager and supports the production team using his AV design and configuration skills. Chris has stacked up a huge amount of technical experience over the years and he is our go-to dude when any technical solution is sort. He’s our very own R&B tech wizard and is often found wearing his Gandalf pointy hat!

Chris loves riding motorbikes especially touring around the UK and Europe. He also rides for Northumbria Blood Bikes, a charity established by volunteers to deliver essential blood and urgent medical supplies.

John Robinson

Project Manager
0771 520 7722
john.robinson@rbgroup.co.uk

John is another R&B success story. He joined us as a graphic design apprentice, then enthusiastically committed to training and further developing his AV technical skill set. He has become a very creative Project Manager since he joined R&B in 2009. Over time he has gained a reputation as a talented AV engineer and will happily turn his hand to any task or challenge however crazy our clients’ ideas are.

John is another Magpies football fan and is one of the many Geordies who love Eddies Howes new look Newcastle United team.

Besides our main six event production service offerings we can provide audience engagement, social media, RFID, webinar streaming, voting systems and so much more. More importantly we take very seriously our responsibility in guiding you and ensuring our specialist teams and AV technologies enhance your event, taking it to the next level.

The R&B Group ‘full-service’ event production approach ensures a successful and smooth-running event resulting in smiles all round from delegates, sponsors, presenters, guests and your senior management team!

For over 30 years our event production teams have displayed passion and total commitment to our clients. Our creative staff are defined by their exceptional expertise and they aim not just to deliver something impressive – but to deliver something that inspires, motivates, and creates memorable experiences. We know there’s plenty of event production companies out there, but we always aim to offer something different.

As a service-led event production company R&B Group can add energy and dynamism to your event. Our project managers can ensure that your event is talked about for many years. Don’t settle for second best – choose R&B Group event production. If you’re unsure whether we can help with your event production needs why not give us a call, and one of our audio-visual experts will guide you gently through the maze of audio-visual wizardry available to give your event the WOW factor.

Todays good news is you’ve already done your googling for event production and found us, so life will only get easier. But, don’t take our word for it. Here is some feedback from the Royal College of Nursing after their large Congress at the OVO Hydro, Glasgow in June 2022.

“Everyone has been singing R&B Groups praises at Congress 2022. Our in-house team think your guys are ace and one of our senior comms managers was saying how nice it was to be working with a event production team that when asked if they could do something said, we’ll look at that for you not um, I’m not sure”

So let R&B Groups event production team take away the stress of delivering your event, we’d love to hear from you – call 0191 276399 or drop us an email at sales@rbgroup.co.uk .

Choosing an audio-visual supplier is a tricky business. Who do you trust, will they do an amazing job? You need to make the right choice, so why not choose a supplier who has delivered over 15,000 audio visual projects over 30 years!

At R&B Group we exceed your expectations as

  • We produce stress-free, smooth-running events guaranteeing to listen to what’s important for you and your event
  • We have everything you need under one roof so we are in total control ensuring we meet your deadlines
  • We believe that all things possible!
  • We’ll not exceed your budget once your audio-visual brief is agreed
  • We always aim to make you the event planner look brilliant in front of your stakeholders, partners, clients and employer!
  • We will appoint one of our audio-visual Project Managers to work with you from first contact through concept, event design to on-site installation, operation and event de-brief
  • Audio-visual technology and live events are our passion and we enjoy what we do so you will also enjoy working with happy people who go the extra mile!
  • Being a trusted event production company is far more than specifying audio visual equipment. We aim to create emotional engagement, seizing your delegates’ imagination and leaving great memories

Our audio-visual specialists and creatives help our clients communicate their messages in more attractive ways than ever before by combining creative stage set design and the latest and best AV technology.

Our main audio-visual services are not limited to this list as we have large facilities full of AV equipment, production managers, technicians and creative and video production teams:

  • Sound systems
  • Microphones
  • Projectors and screens
  • Stock Stage set panels/branding
  • Custom stage set design and build
  • LED Video walls
  • LED Screens on legs
  • Event branding
  • Creative lighting
  • Event lighting effects
  • Rigging services
  • Control & distribution
  • Live streaming
  • Audience engagement and voting
  • PowerPoint and Keynote presentations
  • 2D/3D graphics and animation
  • Video filming and editing
  • Audio recording & translation services
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