Starting an Audio-visual Equipment Hire Business
- Price: £5.99
- Published: January 2016
- Type: Business Opportunity Profile
- Format: PDF
- What qualifications and skills are required?
- What are the key market issues and trends?
- What are the main trading issues?
- Further information
Audio-visual (AV) equipment hire services rent lighting, sound, rigging and display systems to corporate and public sector clients for conferences, live music events and exhibitions, as well as for video conferencing, recording and TV and film production. Hire services also arrange for the delivery and collection of equipment and often supply technicians, engineers and other crew to install and operate equipment during events.
This profile provides information about starting up and running an AV equipment hire service. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support.