Agency Spotlight: drp

This article is brought to you in association with Macroart

Agency Spotlight, the latest addition to the Event Industry News site, profiles the top of the pyramid, the design and creativity behind brand activations, experiences, exhibition USPs and the greater live event model.

Sponsored by print specialist Macroart, these pages will profile agencies of all sizes, looking at how and why they started, with what ambition, key projects, relationships with the supply chain and a whole lot more besides.

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Agency: drp
Formed: 1980
Annual Events: 100+
Staff: 100+
Offices: 4
Mantra: Anything’s Possible


drp is an integrated, full-service creative experience agency, designing and producing communications solutions globally. The company works with a wide range of clients to effectively communicate to internal and external audiences, all through award-winning film & video, events, print, design, digital, exhibition and creative solutions. We deliver in various sectors which include finance, retail, and travel.


The agency started off as a video production company and through various clients we started to expand into other services, which then help form our fully integrated services we currently provide. 

Founder: Dale Parmenter

Dale has been in the presentation and communication industry for 40 years. He left school with one goal to run his own business, after just 3 years the opportunity arose and Dale took it, operating at first from a small outbuilding at his parents home.

Case Study: The NEC

The drpteam and the NEC partnered together to create a live-action crisis training day at the NEC. The exercise was a part of an ongoing crisis training programme for all the drpteam who have been working with the police and a specialist crisis management consultancy. The two-year programme has been designed to ensure the team have the necessary skills and processes in the event of an incident, attendees and staff gain the maximum protection and support as possible.

What the Future Holds?

To be the company of choice, and continuing to deliver innovative and outstanding solutions which meet and deliver on our clients objectives.

This Agency Spotlight is sponsored by Macroart

Macroart challenges the assumptions about a ‘typical print company’. With a fair bit of cool kit to turn clients’ visions into reality, Macroart’s enthusiastic, committed and talented team delivers some of the most complex print projects in live events, retail and interiors.

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Adam is the co-founder and editor of Adam, a technology evangelist also organises Event Tech Live, Europe’s only show dedicated to event technology and the Event Technology Awards. Both events take place in November, London.