Chargeurs Museum Solutions strengthens its global leadership with the acquisition of Event Communications, a key player in museum project design and planning
• Based in London, Event Communications ranks among the Top 5 museum designers worldwide
• Highly complementary expertise with current Chargeurs Museum Studio activities and potential to generate significant development synergies
• Strong operating profitability and order book, providing clear visibility
Chargeurs Museum Studio is pleased to announce the finalization of the acquisition of Event Communications Ltd, one of the global leaders in museum planning, design and delivery. Event’s acquisition significantly strengthens the breadth and depth of expertise with Chargeurs Museum Solutions and further extends its worldwide leadership in the fast-growing and fragmented museography market.
Founded in 1986 and with bases in London (UK), and Dublin (Ireland), Event employs around 50 talents and has an effective and well-developed business model that will have an accretive impact on the Group’s operating profitability. Over the last four decades Event has worked with museums in all areas including natural history, sport, science and fine and decorative arts. Event pioneered the development of the immersive museum and prides itself in the delivery of powerful narratives, communicated through imaginative design solutions that combine traditional object display with interactive installations. Museums designed by Event have, uniquely, won the European Museum of the Year Award five times, in five dramatically different institutions.
Recognized internationally for its consistent ingenuity, design, storytelling excellence and exemplary project management, Event produces masterplans for museums, heritage attractions, and cultural quarters as well as brand and corporate experiences. It creates interpretive and interactive design concepts along with technical specification and creative direction for permanent and temporary exhibitions and has provided integrated program and cost management for many of the world’s largest experience projects. Event will perfectly complement the expertise and creativity of CMS and will enable the platform to be ideally positioned on a wide range of projects with customers from both the public and private sector.