Maestra launches scenic department in Dubai

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Meastra, the event design and technical production specialist, has launched a scenic department in Dubai.

The new department will operate from a dedicated facility close to its HQ in Dubai Investment Park.

Maestra has been providing its clients with creative scenic services in both London and Dubai, this move consolidates the business model, and brings a key division of the contractor services portfolio in-house.

The new department will be headed up by Jurgens Potgieter, who brings more than 10 years of practical experience in the region, working for several fabrication contractors. Potgieter has been deployed on many demanding and high profile shows and events, and “his wealth of talent, energy and positive personality fits perfectly with the team” – according to Tom Clements, managing director of Maestra Dubai.

Potgieter commented: “I always strive hard to help create memorable events, productions and projects, by combining my passion and knowledge of the highest international standards and safety regulations to deliver the vision and expectations of each individual client. What Tom and the team have achieved at Maestra in such a short time says a lot about their enthusiasm and aptitude for the industry.”

A new warehouse has been designed and kitted out for the exclusive use of Maestra Scenic, all geared towards providing a flexible workspace with maximum efficiency.

An initial investment in new tooling and machinery will assist with custom set and scenic requirements, there will also be a range of standard rental items available from stock – set flats, staging units, etc.