February 2013 - Stageco win Best Staging Company at the Event Production Awards (press release)
Stageco was announced proud winner of 'Best Staging Company' at the Event Production Awards held in London Lancaster Hotel, 5th February, 2013.
October 2012 - Coldplay MyloXyloto Tour (TPI Magazine)
On the road with Coldplay: A party in paradise...
September 2012 - Stageco wins Plasa Award for innovation 2012
Stageco are proud to have been formally recognised for the development of its Arena Lift with a Plasa Award for Innovation, 10th September, 2012.
September 2012 - Stageco goes XL for Madonna MDNA World Tour (press release)
Stageco developed, manufactured and supplied an innovative XL stage system for Madonna's 2012 MDNA World tour, whilst also providing full logistical support throughout the tour wich began in may, 2012.
May 2012 - Rock & Roll leadership (www.iedp.com)
Hedwig De Meyer, Stageco's founder and president, wins Vlerick Award 2012.
May 2012 - Cirque du Soleil gets lifted (TPI magazine)
TPI caught up with Cirque du Soleil Saltimbanco show in Rome to witness the new Stageco Arena lift first hand, and gets the story behind its development.
May 2012 - Hedwig De Meyer: winnaar Vlerick Award 2012 (De Tijd)
De man die wereldsterren als U2 en Lady Gaga laat schitteren op zijn megapodia, staat zelf liever niet in de spotlights. Maar trots is Hedwig De Meyer, de stichter van Stageco, wel. Een gesprek over verschroeide handen, familie en de glamour van een frietmoment met Bono...
May 2012 - Stageco launches Arena Lift (press release)
Stageco has developed Arena Lift, a new hydraulic lifting system that raises large ground supports with grids into venues to increase rigging capacities
March 2012 - Winners TPi Awards 2012
Stageco won an TPi Award for 'Favourite Staging Company'.
December 2011 - The 2011 MTV EMA (TPi)
The MTV European Music Awards 2011 delivered an evening with global superstars at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast. Stageco installed the curved performance stages.
November 2011 - Stageco talks safety at UK Festival Awards
Stageco founder Hedwig De Meyer played a key role at this year’s UK Festival Conference when he joined a panel of industry leaders to discuss festival safety at the HMV Institute, London on 15th November.
November 2011 - Stageco install platforms for success at 2011 MTV EMA
Internationally renowned staging specialists Stageco installed the curved performance stages for the glamorous 2011 MTV EMA in Belfast’s Odyssey Arena.
November 2011 - Stageco in Madrid for Coldplay Mylo Xyloto European Tour
Stageco supplied a bespoke stage for a special one off performance by Coldplay to promote their fifth studio album, Mylo Xyloto at the famous Spanish bull ring, Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas in Madrid on 26th October 2011.
November 2011 - Interview: Dirk De Decker (TPi)
Enabling the technical construction of festival stages and truly memorable bespoke sets for some of the world's biggest, busiest tours is a challenging task, yet belgian titans Stageco make it happen efficiently, environmentally and without hesitation. Read the interview with the company's international projects director, Dirk De Decker.
October 2011 - Rise to the occasion
Stageco has designed a new extra large tower system. The new tower can be used in multiple configurations, allowing flexible design on a larger scale.
September 2011 - Stageco in Istanbul for duo of major festivals (press release)
Stageco provided the festival stages for Rock'n Coke and the Fanta Youth Festival in Istanbul, Turkey this summer
September 2011 - Stageco Thinks Big with new XL Tower system (press release)
Stageco’s new XL Tower system will widen creative options for show and event designers after its launch at PLASA 2011 from stand 2-R12 this September.
August 2011-Stageco: What will really happen to U2’s ‘Claw’ stage (press release)
After three years on the road and 112 live shows to over 6.8 million fans, U2’s record-breaking $700 million grossing 360°tour came to an end on Saturday at Magnetic Hill Music Festival, California.
August 2011- Stageco goes above and beyond at V Festival (press release)
Stageco provided the main stage for both legs of the V Festival, at Hylands Park, Chelmsford, and Weston Park, Staffordshire, on 19th – 20th August, 2011.
August 2011-Pukkelpop Festival Stageco Statement
Everyone at Stageco is deeply saddened by the tragic deaths at Pukkelpop, and we would like to convey our deepest sympathies to family and friends affected.
August 2011 - Stageco U2 claws come home (L&Si online)
Stageco prepares to welcome the 'Claw' back to their US and Belgium headquarters.
July 2011 - Making progress (L&Si)
A report behind the scenes of Take That's Progress Tour.
July 2011 - Stageco take up residence in the Stade de France (press release)
A multi-purpose stage was created by Stageco in the Stade de France, Paris for a series of three live events during June, 2011.
July 2011 - Foo Fighters fans bowled over by Stageco stage (press release)
Stageco supplied a customised stage for the Foo Fighters, when the band performed live at the Milton Keynes Bowl on the 2nd and 3rd July.
June 2011 - Stageco are centre stage for Take That’s 2011 tour (press release)
Stageco created the bespoke stage that supported Take That’s record-breaking UK and European ‘Progress’ tour, 27th May – 29th July, 2011.
May 2011 - Destination London (TPi)
Two of the world's leading production companies, Stageco and Tait Technologies invited TPi to join them for an exclusive preview of their new UK office.
February 2011 - Stageco win favourite staging company (press release)
Stageco received the prestigious Total Production Award for Favourite Staging Company for the fi fth consecutive year at London’s Novotel, 7th February.
December 2010 - Stageco Build Royal Drum in Middle East (press release)
Stageco supplied an impressive temporary building, called The Drum, for the production of one of the largest events in Qatar’s Oil and Gas Industry, organised by WRG Qatar LLC in Ras Laffan Industrial City.
October 2010 - From Belgium With Love (TPi)
Jerry Gilbert concludes his mini series on the early staging frontiersmen who ploughed their empirical furrow back in the 1970s & '80s to eventually become full design and production specialists. This month we talk to Stageco founder Hedwig De Meyer.
October 2010 - In Stages (Stand Out)
As the world adjusts to a global recession, Tom Bilsen, operations manager at Stageco, comments on the affects and current trends this has created in the international staging world.
September 2010 - Belgian companies team up to make the U2 360° tour a worldwide success (press release)
StageCo, Tait Technologies, XL Video and Barco are proud to welcome the U2 360° tour in Belgium on 22 and 23 September. The audience will be able to enjoy a mind-blowing show, with a giant 360° stage and video screen, made in Belgium.
August 2010 - Jean Michel Jarre lights up Obradoiro Square with Entertainment Valley (L&Si)
When French artist Jean Michel Jarre, known for his creative choice of performance locations, chose Spain as the latest setting, only Plaza del Obradoiro would do for his concert: home to the historic cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, north-west Spain, the site was transformed for a spectacular live event using the latsest in sound, light and special effects technology.
March 2010 - Stageco discusses international standards at ILMC (press release)
Stageco Operations Director Tom Bilsen presented two panel talks at the International Live Music Conference (ILMC) in London, March 2010.
February 2010 - Stageco voted Favourite Staging Company (press release)
Stageco was voted the ‘Favourite Staging Company’ at this year’s Total Production Awards for their involvement with the ongoing U2 tour, as well as the AC/DC and Take That tours.
February 2008 - The world of Stageco (L&Si)
One of the truisms of the entertainment business is that a bit of luck and a willingness to take the opportunities offered go a long way towards success. In the case of one man, Hedwig De Meyer, it has been an astonishing run of opportunities - amazing really that no-one else noticed them - but then maybe that's the beauty of being based in Belgium? Steve Moles reports...