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A Helping Hand

Over the past years, Cook & Associates has been supporting a very special charity – the National Patients Support Trust (NPST). Established in 1994, the charity focuses on patients with life-threating and life-limiting medical conditions, with a particular emphasis on young people. Through a combination of grants and support via key medical personnel, the NPST makes a real difference in the local community, providing vital funding for a wide variety of needs.

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Making an Impact in Amsterdam for StimWell Services

The annual ATCE oil and gas show is the place to do business for the industry, with Amsterdam selected as the venue for the 2014 event. As a global provider of offshore stimulation vessels and vessel-mounted stimulation services, the show is a key date in the company’s annual calendar. Usually held in North America, the choice of Amsterdam provided a unique opportunity for one company, StimWell Services, to raise its profile and put on a strong show.

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"Because Time Matters" – applying Kapco’s corporate philosophy to its global exhibit strategy

Kapco Global has established itself as one of the leading players in the global aerospace parts distribution market, with eleven facilities across the USA, Europe and Asia.  Supplying many of the world’s leading MROs and airlines, the organisation has a huge product portfolio of over 400,000 parts – everything from electrical interconnect, cabin and interior to precision mechanical components, sensing and switching devices to seals and fluid management system products.

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Not so Temporary! – The rationale behind using a temporary structure to exhibit

The whole concept of temporary structures has moved on considerably in recent years, with more and more companies choosing them as a high impact bespoke solution for specific exhibition needs. From museum-style exhibits, to product launches and comfortable hospitality facilities with a VIP feel, temporary structures are ticking all the boxes for high quality branded environments.

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Cook & Associates’ New HQ – A New Building with Design Attitude!

We had something of a corporate dream – to build our own premises that would reflect our exhibit philosophy, give us room to expand, and provide a truly creative environment for our clients and our staff. 6 months on from the first foundation being laid, we are delighted to report that we have finally moved in!  Cook & Associates new headquarters is fully open for business.

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Global Expansion – New Offices in Orlando and Kuala Lumpur

2014 represents a significant year of change for Cook & Associates, following the move into our new 4000 sq feet UK headquarters and the opening of new facilities in both the US and Malaysia. Our global network now includes operations in Orlando as well as California in the US, reflecting the extensive amount of business we service across the United States.

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Designing for Impact: Ultra Electronics’ Exhibition Mission

Ultra Electronics is a group of businesses that manages a portfolio of specialist capabilities, generating highly differentiated solutions and products in the defence & aerospace, security & cyber, transport and energy markets by applying electronic and software technologies in demanding and critical environments to meet customer needs.

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Revision Military Makes a Global Stand!

2012 marked an important transition for leading protective soldier solution company, Revision Military. As a highly innovative smaller company, Revision Military felt the time was right to adopt a higher profile footprint on the international exhibition stage.

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Behind the Scenes – People News

Cook & Associates is firmly committed to the concept of training new talent, running a number of concurrent apprenticeship placements during the past twelve months. One of these involved Jack Tyler, who started work with us in late 2012, after finishing his Level 3 in ICT at college.  Jack was looking for an IT position to kick-start his career.

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The Design Perspective

Jamie Williams, Design Director at Cook and Associates, provides some insights into the design process, and the essential contribution made by his team. The role of the designer is pivotal within the exhibit and event arena, with clients dependent on creative ideas that capture the attention and imagination, and make the exhibit stand out from the crowd. The design challenges include finding a balance between compliance and reinforcement of a client’s corporate design guidelines, while presenting the company, its products and services in the most creative and impactful way. 

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