A powerful new partnership for the AV services industry

A dynamic new partnership has been forged between two, high profile audio visual services organisations: Media Powerhouse and Staging Connections. 

The Creative Powerhouse Partnership is a powerful new force within the industry, offering an improved and greatly expanded service to its customers. The partnership aims to provide Audio Visual Services to the Event Industry whether it be Live, Virtual or Hybrid together with, AV Systems integration, and large format graphics.

Going forward, customers will benefit from a greater depth of knowledge and expertise, and gain access to a wider range of equipment for sale and hire.  They will also enjoy the cost benefits that will result from the partnership’s enhanced buying power. 

Experience and emerging talent

The board of the Creative Powerhouse Partnership will consist of, Michael Breen, Executive Chairman, Alan MacDonald, Managing Director, Ray Sappal (Visual Systems Sales) and Rashid Chinchanwala (Media Powerhouse), Finance Director.  

This highly experienced board and management team is supported by some of the best and brightest young talent in the industry today.

The benefits of collaboration

Media Powerhouse Group and Staging Connections are two highly respected Audio Visual industry businesses that have previously worked together on a number of joint operations.

“During the pandemic the events industry has faced some exceptional challenges,” says Michael Breen. “This new partnership will help us re-energise and emerge from lockdown with a much stronger offering.” 

Alan MacDonald agrees: “The exceptional service delivery and reputation of our businesses will be enhanced by this coming together.  The collaboration allows us to combine some of the best people and practices in the AV services industry.”

Ray Sappal says “I am delighted with this opportunity of bringing together some of the best people and practices in the AV services industry and look forward to progressing our businesses in what is an exciting sector.”

The Creative Powerhouse Partnership unites the following organisations:

Media Powerhouse Ltd.

Based in Radlett, Hertfordshire, the group offers AV sales, rental and installation services to the audio visual industry. The group incorporates the audio visual system integration business Powerhouse Systems Ltd. Large scale graphic print company The Creative Place



Staging Connections Ltd.

Located in Acton, West London, Staging Connections is comprised of Myriad Audiovisual Sales Ltd., a much-respected veteran in the AV industry, Creative Staging Ltd., one of the longest running industry leaders within the events sector, and Visual Systems Sales Ltd., a multi award-winning professional audio visual integrator.




All businesses involved will retain their independent brands whilst operating as part of the larger partnership.


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