We are HBM.

hbm is a Global Live Events Agency, dedicated to providing face-to-face communications consultancy, design and project management services – to deliver a client’s brand, business and commercial objectives.

Since 1982, together with our in-house sister company, beaucroft, hbm has delivered exhibitions, live events, graphic design, corporate film making and content development to its clients from its headquarters south of London.

WE DELIVER.

Events, exhibitions, conferences and workshops, installations and roadshows, product launches and press events, retail environments, branded interiors, branding and messaging, graphic and web design, event collateral, corporate still photography and filmmaking and in-house editing.

The hbm approach aims to deliver clients clear strategic thinking, total experience events, faultless implementation and brilliant project management, all of which together provide clients with control, value and results with the reassurance of working with a ISO 9001 registered agency.

Using its global network of specialist partners and suppliers, hbm work hard to best meet your needs, delivering quality on time, every time.

Our Team

Grant Low

Grant Low

Client Services Director

Initially from the print and advertising Industry Grant moved into the exhibition industry in 1998 to head a team, working for the UK Dept of Trade & Industry promoting UK brands in Australasia. Grant has been responsible for developing new and existing clients such as American Bureau of Shipping, Bombardier Jets, Turkey Tourism, Chef’n Corporation, ExxonMobil Corp, Taylor Precision and Qatar Airways, to name but a few.

Gavin Dunt

Gavin Dunt

Video and imaging

Coming from a traditional design for print background, Gavin founded our associate creative agency Beaucroft in the late 80s. Equally at home behind a camera or directing a shoot, he heads up the film and photography department.

Marcel Costa

Marcel Costa

Graphic Design

With 20 years experience, Marcel heads up the design team at our associate in-house design agency Beaucroft, covering everything from brand development to implementation of stand graphics.

Services

Beyond our core services of Strategy, Design and Management, hbm offer a range of interconnected services all aimed at providing our clients with unparalleled R.O.I.

Exhibitions & Trade Shows
One-off events, global programmes, both temporary, semi and fully permanent.

Conferences & Workshops
Including content, organisation, staging and speaker performance.

Installations & Roadshows
Involving all the planning, logistics, structures, content and delivery needed.

Product Launches & Press Events
Content and creative development, design, planning and implementation.

Event Collateral
Printed and digital materials, takeaways and merchandise, conceived and produced as part of ‘Total Experience Design’ planning and implementation.

Retail Environments
Concept and detailed design, feasibility planning, implementation and temporary stand-out brand sampling activities.

Branded Interiors
Corporate branded environments including receptions, showcases and themed meeting spaces.

Our work is incredibly varied. We are often confronted with a variety of challenges that require exacting standards and innovative solutions. From writing and producing 150 ‘how to’ films for Sony, to a three-year documentary covering the design, build and installation of one of the largest North Sea oil installations in the UK.

We pride ourselves in having long-standing relationships with our clients and are happy to be involved in all aspects of the production process. We help with ideas generation, storyboarding and script consultancy to location and talent scouting, filming, editing and producing motion graphics.

We approach client confidentiality and our trade craft with great care, with password protected computers and drives. Projects are always double backed up and archived for at least 5 years.

Our sound-proofed studio is fully kitted out for green screen filming, audio recording and editing. Based in central Surrey, we’re ideally suited for Heathrow, Gatwick and Waterloo Station is a 40min train journey away.

If you would like to talk to us about how we can help with your video projects, please get in touch.

When Beaucroft began in 1987 we were a typographic design agency, and nothing else. In fact we were known, cunningly, as “Beaucroft Typographic”. We now work across all media so the T-word was dropped. But fear not, we still place good design at the core of our work and our eagle eyes will spot a typo or rogue double space at twenty paces.

Are you a start-up? We’ll work with you to create a brand from the ground up that will communicate your company messaging. If you’re an established organisation we’ll work seamlessly with your marketing department producing print collateral − everything from logos, business cards, letterheads, white papers, product flyers, invites and brochures. We also produce large scale design for events such as posters, banner stands and exhibition graphics.

The creative process always starts with a chat, a pencil and a piece of plain paper. Feel free to drop us a line and see how we can help promote your company!

Our photographic services range from product shots, formal corporate headshots, more relaxed, natural portraits or dynamic image for the press as well as landscapes and aerial. We can come to you and shoot on location or use our fully-equipped studio.

Is your time at a premium? Our photographers are accustomed to shooting around busy work schedules, as well as making the session as relaxed and enjoyable as possible.

Our photographers also provide high quality coverage of corporate events and conferences, and are experienced in covering high profile and VIP events where unobtrusive reportage photography is a priority.

Whether you require studio or location photography, we have a keen eye for detail and make sure we don’t miss that perfect shot. So, how can we help you?

We ask the question – where do you want to be online? Our experience of designing, developing and supporting web sites and interactive apps will help you reach your goals. Straight-talking and jargon-busting, we’re here to help you keep up with the growing needs of the digital landscape.

Our eye-catching and user-friendly websites are built using a versatile content management system (or CMS) that allows users to edit their site without the need of specialist technical skills. To ensure all users have the best experience, we check the site works across mobile, tablet and desktop browsers.

We can also offer cost-effective hosting solutions. You may also have an established digital strategy, so we’ll ensure your social media interacts seamlessly within the website.

Come and talk to us about how can we help you achieve an improved online presence.

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