GLOBAL EVENT PRODUCTIONS is made up of an elite team of some of the world’s most sought after and experienced event professionals that join forces for major events. These respected individuals have delivered the most memorable opening & closing ceremonies for multiple Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, World Cups, regional games and more. 

Now they are joining forces as a fluid collective, offering their unique set of skills and expertise as Global Event Productions.  

Established by industry leader and habitual pioneer Stephen Lakin, GEP is a live experience production company, specialising in large scale live entertainment & theatrical productions. As a sister company of the Protec Group and with direct access to its vast technical palette, it is a one stop shop for comprehensive show production – from event planning and creative concepts to stage management and full technical production.  

With a core unchanging team at the centre, GEP consistently adheres to the strictest international best practices with consistency and reliability. 

GEP offer turnkey event solutions from concept & design to full staging and technical delivery for large scale ceremonies, city activations, sports events, festivals & cultural events and stadium spectaculars. 


The Protec Group – Technical Support & Staging Experts. 
For the last two decades, Protec has been the MEA’s most committed and consistently reliable event technical & staging solutions company, producing live events that are truly spectacular, leading edge and globally acclaimed. GEP has full access to Protec’s $85 million inventory of preferred brands from its fully equipped facilities in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh & Birmingham. This inventory includes the latest in lighting, video and audio technologies alongside a comprehensive staging & scenic department. There is also an advanced technology division which allows GEP to incorporate robotic and drone technology into its events. This award winning and ISO certified group has a proven record of delivering exceptional events across the globe. 



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