Mark Bannister, Technical Director at George P Johnson will be presenting his lecture on Immersive AV, Sound and Lighting Technology on Monday 19th November at the University of Westminster. Sound, lighting and audio-visual technologies all contribute to the mood and tone of an event. The combination of these within the constraints of a venue and budget are explored in this session. The way in which these elements are used at particular moments in the event programme are explained.

Mark Bannister’s career in technical production has seen him working on large projects in the UK and Europe. He has worked at Imagination, ExCeL and has been at global experiential agency George P Johnson since 2011. Mark is a highly experienced event professional with specific skills in technical production, event logistics, work scheduling and budgeting, ensuring the highest production values are consistently maintained.

The School of Architecture and Cities is hosting the Event Design – Open Lecture Series on most Monday evenings during the autumn term. Register for free on Eventbrite for any of the sessions: search Event Design Open Lecture series. The initiative is being supported by the International Live Events Association’s UK Chapter and the Event Marketing Association.

Register for Mark Bannister’s session on Monday 19th November below:


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