ICMP is delighted to announce a new partnership with Vari-Lite, an innovative business supplying professional light systems to events and venues. 

As part of the partnership, Vari-Lite has supplied a lighting rig for ICMP’s venue at its Queens Park campus

The Vari-Lite team will be hosting workshops with students on the BA Live Event Management course, as well as providing training for ICMP facilities and tech team, and visits to their headquarters for students. 

Ace, ICMP’s Head of Industry Partnerships and Business Development, said: 

"We are so excited to have the new lighting rig from Vari-Lite in our excellent venue to further enhance it as the go to professional set for students to learn in as well as perform."

"Working with industry leaders and supplying students with the best equipment is a huge focus here at ICMP."


Luke Edwards, Vari-Lite Projects and Application Specialist EMEA, said: "It's been great to meet Ace and form this partnership."

We're looking forward to building a lasting relationship with ICMP and the new talent coming through."

Vari-Lite’s collaboration with ICMP is their first with a contemporary music college and they will work with us for future events and opportunities as well as growing the system in the venue. 

Their clients and tours include working with Miley Cyrus, Vance Joy and Maneskin. 

The partnership also falls in line with our other venue partner Avolites. This business offers high end professional lighting control consoles and has provided a Quartz controller for our venue at Queen's Park.

Find out more about ICMP's network of industry partners. 

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