Established by industry leader and habitual pioneer Stephen Lakin, Protec has been the cornerstone of the events industry in the Middle East since 1999.

For the last two decades it has been the MEA region’s most committed and consistently reliable event equipment rental company, producing live events that are truly spectacular, leading edge and globally acclaimed. Protec has since, expanded its geographical reach to cover the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and the Far East with fully equipped facilities in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Riyadh and Birmingham.

Protec’s investment in this globally accredited, dynamic and enriched MEA & European live events industry is openly passionate. We offer comprehensive event technology and staging solutions – from innovative design through to technical planning to the eventual implementation, managed by any of our experienced project managers and production assistants.

Our project managers are ably supported by over 140 hand-picked full time staff. More than half are highly acclaimed industry professionals from the UK, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Asia and USA, who have decades of experience in the corporate and rock and roll industry across the world and within the region.

With Protec, clients enjoy the advantage of working with project managers who have the experience necessary to eliminate assumption and complexity. This collaborative approach produces polished events infused with invention & technical know-how.

Backed with an investment in excess of US $85 million of the latest, state of the art technology in lighting, sound, audio-visual, staging, rigging, hydraulics & motor control equipment, motion tracking, robotics, drones, SFX, backline and conferencing equipment in the UAE alone, we remain committed to growth – not just ours but the industry’s as a whole.

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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