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Kambri Film Festival nights with Elite Event Technology

Kambri at ANU played host to the first Kambri Film Festival down in Canberra this year and Elite Event Technology were chosen as ANU and Kambri Precincts preferred supplier.

With over 30 years of experience and audio-visual suppliers to majority of Canberra’s venues and institutions, they were recently approached to provide a complete LED screen structure in which the pre-requisite of the design was to create a clean and neat structurally sound LED structure without the use of concrete ballast blocks in obstruction of their set up. 

Set on the stage of the purpose-built Kambri Outdoor Amphitheatre, EET’s expert team were able to design and deliver the structure built completely out of F45 5 Chord Truss, which was able to withstand all types of weather, such as the freak hailstorms, slight drizzles or the scorching heat,  that came across Canberra throughout the course of over a week in January

The F45 5 Chord Truss is designed for applications such as LED screens where balanced centre rigging of the screen panels on the truss is essential. A central chord with ladder-style horizontal bracing on the bottom face of the truss allows LED panels to be clamped directly onto the centre chord. This negates the need to balance the load by slinging or bracing across the two bottom chords to provide central rigging points as would normally be necessary on a square format truss.

Our 20 years of experience in the industry has proven our commitment to supply our loyal clients with the right solution, when it’s needed, where it’s needed. At Design Quintessence, we understand the importance of time and stock availability in producing big events on time and we do our best to supply you with everything you need.

As the market leader for truss solutions across Australia, we pride ourselves in dealing with clients who are aware and articulate about the quality and safety of our products and we will continue to provide the market with the highest standards across the range so you can always shine on stage. 

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Diversity Rigging doing what Marvel heroes do best

“Quality in a service or product is not what you put into it. It is what the client or customer gets out of it.”

Michael “Nitrox” Petrani and his Diversity Rigging team are no strangers to extreme rigging and now serve a part in making Australian basketball history.

Over a span of 4 days, Marvel Stadium in Melbourne was completely transformed from hosting an AFL match on a Sunday night to a Basketball court for the Australian Boomers V USA Basketball game Thursday night. Marvel Stadium saw over 103,000 basketball fans cheer, scream and enjoy themselves throughout the two nights the games were hosted — which happened to be the biggest crowds ever for basketball games in Australia!

With 3 months of design & work with the engineer to prepare a show based on production values requested, and then, finally get signed off by the engineer, crammed into 4 days, Nitrox and his team of 26, along with over 320 contractors, worked effortlessly 24/7 to help with executing a staggering 102,143kg of weight rigged from the roof which comprised of a mix of F45 5 Chord and F34P Box Global Truss to set up the main LED scoreboard and audio cable management.

Marvel Stadium was crowned Global Venue of the Year at the 2019 International Stadium Business Awards in Manchester, UK.

Diversity Rigging also have one of the biggest inventory of F45 5 Chord and F34P Box Global Truss available in Victoria.

Not all heroes wear capes, most are riggers.

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Diversity Rigging defies gravity with F45 at the Royal Exhibition Building

Despite our extensive range of standard solutions, DQ is always up for challenging tasks. Some of our best clients also share the desire for innovative problem-solving with us and have become close partners with DQ in solving unusual and difficult problems.

Recently, one of our loyal customers faced such a task which demanded a rather unusual truss structure. Diversity Rigging in Victoria was asked for an installation for Black Friday Bushfire 10th Anniversary Memorial event. The defined site lines however, didn’t allow for any truss legs to support the truss structure!

Using our ‘new’ F45 Truss, Diversity Rigging designed a structure with a huge cantilever at the front to make room for media and guests on site. Using CAD models and Global Truss engineering documents, Diversity Rigging was able to assist their consultant structural engineer to certify the structure which had a load of 4.9 tonnes applied to each of the truss towers. This innovative solution was a bit of an engineering feat that complemented the grand space and facilitated honouring our community 10 years after the Victorian bushfire disaster.

Michael Petrani from Diversity Rigging called working with DQ “A good experience, as always”. He was also happy to point our a few benefits of using Global Truss, indicating “more profitable”, “swift stock supply by DQ” and “no lies” when it comes to providing information about the product.

This event marked the 10 Year Anniversary of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires which was one of the most significant disasters Victoria has experienced. The anniversary was a time to reflect and remember the 173 people who died in the bushfires, and to learn about how the fires changed the lives of so many, and how communities have rebuilt.

Victorian Government website

As the market leader for truss solutions across Australia, we pride ourselves in dealing with clients who are aware and articulate about the quality and safety of our products and we will continue to provide the market with the highest standards across the board so you can always shine on stage.

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More Stock Of Your Favourite Items! ?

Design Quintessence is Australia’s leading supplier of the most extensive range of staging solutions. We have country-wide warehouses to maintain a high level of stock availability. From a tiny R-clip to a complete roof structure, from a small hard case to a big road case, we always hold a large amount of stock to get you out of trouble when it matters the most.

Our 20 years of experience in the industry has proven our commitment to supply our loyal clients with the right solution, when it’s needed, where it’s needed. To value your trust on DQ as your preferred supplier, we have decided to increase our capacity on all fronts. Just before the end of last year, we expanded our local manufacturing facilities to triple our capacity. Additionally, we moved our Brisbane warehouse to a bigger space, now sporting 553sqm of storage space, to ensure fast and reliable supply to our clients in Queensland.

In Sydney, our HQ warehouse is located in he Silverwater industrial zone, with easy access to M4 and Parramatta Road, already holding the largest stock of truss, staging and cases in the industry. To increase our storage, we added a new mezzanine to our warehouse, increasing our storage by 210sqm. With 5 containers already at the door, we are determined to top up our stock with new solutions, popular products and items that are more critical to you.  

At Design Quintessence, we understand the importance of time and stock availability in producing big events on time and we do our best to supply you with everything you need so you can stand out on stage.