Established in 1999 by industry leader Stephen Lakin, Protec is a quality driven event production, equipment rental & staging company with operations in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom.

Our diverse global team share a passion for excellence that has been recognised with multiple awards for globally acclaimed live events. We work together with our clients to create and strengthen the legacy and purpose of every event. We believe collaboration and inclusion are fundamental to creativity and inspired event solutions.

We Are:

  • Client centred. We strive to surpass our clients’ expectations and offer the best value proposition without cutting corners on quality, safety, or reliability. Because of this, we only invest in the most trusted brands and ensure our employees are highly skilled and trained.
  • Market drivers and innovators, dedicated to continuously raising the bar and pushing the boundaries of what is possible to deliver engaging, memorable events.
  • Pioneers of new technologies, and creative masters with the traditional ones.
  • A diverse team of highly acclaimed industry professionals who have decades of experience in the corporate and rock and roll industries across the world.
  • Rich in local knowledge and understanding of both the Middle East and the UK. Our experience eliminates risk and assumption.
  • Sustainability minded. Our practices and designs are carefully thought out to minimise waste both in our warehouses and on site.
  • Committed to maintaining the highest international standards of health & safety

What We Do:

Protec delivers exceptional & inspiring event production solutions. Trusted for our consistency and reliability, our team has delivered countless memorable experiences. From the most engaging brand activations and intimate corporate meetings to high-profile large-scale spectaculars across the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the UK & Europe, we enjoy bringing our clients’ vision to life and surpassing expectations. Our knowledge of a wide range of venues and events gives our team the flexibility and adaptability to rise to any challenge with confidence.


Our Key Services:

  • Audio
  • Video
  • Lighting
  • Scenic, Staging & SFX Solutions
  • Rigging, Trussing & Structures
  • Backline
  • Conference Solutions
  • Design & Graphics Support



  • Opening Ceremonies
  • Exhibitions
  • Stadium Spectaculars
  • Concerts
  • Product Launches
  • Fashion Shows
  • Weddings
  • Meetings & Conferences
  • Award Ceremonies
  • Corporate Galas
  • Cultural & Music Festivals

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Meet The Owner

Stephen’s passion and experience combined with his creativity and solid reputation have helped develop a team to produce live events that are truly spectacular, globally acclaimed and the leading edge of the industry in our region.

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Stephen Lakin