Drp launches new office space

Agency drp has officially launched its new office space after gaining 10 new clients and 22 staff in 2016.

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The company celebrated the launch with ‘drpBIGtalk’, an interactive day of tours, thought leadership sessions and entertainment, which was held at the 4.2 acre site on the Ikon Trading Estate in the Midlands yesterday (29 September). The £1m expansion, for which plans were announced in March, sees the ageny double its floor space. 

Entertainer David Meade started the event with a speech on the power of engagement, and was followed by Samantha Wilson, one of the UK’s sustainability gurus.

Other speakers included Dr Elling Hamso, the leading authority on managing ROI in the events sector, Steve Feeney, who built a multi-million pound finance business using SEO and Richard Hollis, an expert in cyber data security. The day concluded with an evening drinks reception and tours of the facilities, before street food, drinks stations, interactivity, competitions, and entertainment. 


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The agency has doubled its office spaces and capacity across the entire business. The facilities now include eight fully-equipped edit suites, three studios, digital innovation labs, a dedicated print facility, 3D projection cinema, construction centre, contemporary design suite, as well as the new additions ‘The Park’ and Studio 3. The company now has almost 200 staff in total and has invested more than £400,000 in infrastucture, £170,000 in IT and £210,000 in marketing.

CEO Dale Parmenter, said: "In 36 years we’ve come a long way and expanded into different areas of communications. We’ve evolved from film and video to the full-service events agency we are today. It’s been an exciting progression and we’ve invested hugely in our staff and facilities to get here." 

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