In 1988, TAO Productions was formed by Andy Cotton with a view to offering it's clients a one stop shop for all events big or small; this became a one stop shop with a difference for the event world; safety crews are qualified (NEBOSH, IOSH or University Diploma); traffic planners are ex-police or highways traffic planners; fire safety is undertaken by current fire fighters who are up to date with legislation and best practice; medical facilities are managed by qualified doctors or paramedics with event medical experience; site co-ordination is undertaken by site managers who understand crowd dynamics, catering requirements and other site factors; production managers are qualified and have years of experience and are supported by some of the best production suppliers in the world and event managers are award winners; TAO Productions only employs highly qualified and experienced crews to promote it's clients requirements of safe, successful and commercially viable events.
Over the past twenty years of working on events worldwide, personnel from TAO Productions have worked on major events for Local Authorities like The London Borough of Lambeth, Oxford City Council and The City of Halifax in Nova Scotia; major outdoor festivals including Beautiful Days Festival, Somerset's Big Gig, Harvest at Jimmy's and The Wiltshire Festival.
TAO Productions has also been responsible for major corporate and charity events including The Tribe Awards Ceremony for L'Oreal Redken, the opening ceremonies for the Deaflympics 2009 in Taiwan; the Sky televised Legends Pro-Celebrity Charity Football Match; the 3GSM World Congress for Motorola and Iggy Pop in concert for the Children's Society.
More recently as TAO Productions has increased its services, crews from TAO have been responsible for Tour Safety for Diana Ross, Craig David and Michael Ball; Traffic Management for Newham Fireworks; Medical Management for Lambeth Country Show, Il Devo Film Shoot; Safety Planning for Coldplay end of tour party; River Rescue for The Reading Festival Bridge Installation and even the structural safety for the F1 in Abu Dhabi.
TAO Productions has a well deserved reputation for excellence within the world events industry and TAO's Andy Cotton is regularly called upon to lecture for the UK Cabinet Office Emergency Planning College, has lectured in Poland, Canada, Belfast and The Republic of Ireland in recent years, together with sitting on panels for the UK festival conference and the TMA.
TAO actively promotes safety within events and is always conscious of the requirements of it's clients whether that's a cost effective solution; a message for our client's customers; the management of a massed gathering; the logistics of major site co-ordination or the latest technological equipment you can be sure that our reputation for excellence, that has been achieved over two decades at the highest levels of the industry is totally deserved.
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