We are MSP. A market-leader for audio-visual equipment hire and staging-production services across the UK, Europe, The Middle East and Africa offering a creative and complete technical solution to the Association, Conference and Events industry.

The founder of MSP is our very own Managing Director Colin Reader, an electronics engineer by trade, and specialist in Broadcast Technology. Colin started MSP in Southern Africa in the early 90’s and opened the UK branch in 2000. Colin’s technical skills coupled with a strong musical background is a perfect combination working along-side his partner Lisa Richards a Professional Event Manager. Lisa’s career spans nearly 30 years handling high-profile events through one of the top PR agencies in Southern Africa to co-founding Conference Africa an Event Management company based in Johannesburg.

Lisa and Colin manages the MSP Global operation together with David Clatworthy Director of Operations, Alex Robinson Project Manager and a team of dedicated and highly skilled professional technical engineers, production managers, health and safety officers and Warehouse Management.

MSP has a reliable and honest track-record that has been developed on 2 continents delivering quality high profile events over many years, with an extensive suite of services to help you deliver any area of a conference or special event.

Colin Reader and his team’s knowledge has been acquired through years of experience working with specialist equipment on local and international events.  Projects have included international summit meetings and conferences, national award ceremonies, fashion shows, out-door concerts, product launches, corporate road-shows and permanent audio visual installations for hotels, sporting venues and corporate companies.

Event production management, Qatar convention centre.

Expert technical production crew.

MSP Offices.

MSP fleet delivering nationally and internationally.

Local hand-picked and dedicated staff share the company’s ethos and values based around excellence and event specific solutions, to support corporate brands and to deliver a seamless event in a 24-hour service operation.

We have a base in Manchester, London and South Africa and operate from a bespoke building and office space in Liverpool that houses all of our own stock covering audio visual equipment, lighting, bespoke staging solutions, full broadcast editing studio, technical workshop, design department and a meeting and training centre.  Our unique operating system is supported by specially written industry software, and all technical equipment is barcoded and tracked to enable a speedy quoting and delivery service.

We are well known as a trusted partner to many companies, with repeat business and long standing clients.

We look forward to sharing our experience with you.

MSP Offices

MSP Offices

MSP Offices

MSP Offices


Audio Visual Hire
Bespoke Staging Design and Construction
Creative Lighting Systems
Large Screen Projection
Live Event Filming
Video Editing
Live Event Streaming

Exhibition Services
Auto Cue Systems
Translation Services
Voting Systems
Video Conferencing
Multi-Media Presentations
Production Services

MSP Tweet Wall Software
24-hour Technical Support
Training Room Facility
Event Management
Sales & Installations

Technical Staff:
AV technicians, production managers, rigging crew, pyrotechnic accredited members, broadcast camera operators, sound engineers and lighting designers.


Over the last 16 years the UK office has had the privilege of working on many high-profile events and a range of clients and projects include:

Partnership with Trinity Mirror producing annual award ceremonies and conferences.

International simultaneous summit conventions for GDS International in Austria, Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands.

Production for GPN International Summit Conventions in London, Marbella, Barcelona and Sweden.

Women 1st Conference and Shine Awards in London, Liverpool and Manchester.

Northern Power Women Campaign in Liverpool and Manchester.

7-year contract supporting the UK Film Council at the Cannes Film Festival.

Production services to the Qatar Convention Centre covering media and production for the 20th Annual World Petroleum Congress, World Educational Summit, United Nations Summits on trade & Industry and the World Climate Change Summit (Cop 18).

Logistic Management Services for the Olympic Games at Wimbledon.

Full production and AV support for the Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2015/2016.

Preferred supplier status to: Everton Football Club, Titanic & Rum Warehouse Liverpool, National Museums Liverpool, Arena & Convention Centre Liverpool, Southport Theatre & Convention Centre, Malmaison Hotels, Hilton Hotels, Qatar Convention Centre, Convention Centre Dublin and St. George’s Hall Liverpool.

Filming and editing, coverage of Nelson Mandela’s state funeral with shoots in Soweto, Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa.

Global media initiative with Premier Legends Football International and Red Sports.

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