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Production Bureau Ltd
Hall Farm
Gowthorpe Lane
Swardeston, Norwich
NR14 8DS


Adrian Frantom

Direct: 01508 578 598

Delivering creative excellence since 1989

For almost three decades we’ve been blazing a trail in the fast-moving world of creative communications. Our thriving UK hubs in Norwich and Edinburgh have a global reach, delivering spectacular live events, interactive exhibitions, employee engagement gatherings, creative brand identities and bespoke technical solutions. From creation to production, we do everything in-house. Across our entire team, Pb turns inspired ideas into stunning reality.

Our team today is a 70-strong force of talented and motivated individuals, working together to achieve and exceed our clients’ goals. It’s what drives us, every single day. And we love it. We’ve built enduring, successful partnerships with major clients in the public and private sectors, adding value to their enterprises and inspiring their audiences. Tell us what we can do for you and we’ll deliver more. It’s what makes us Pb.


Whatever you need and wherever you need it, we have a crack team of specialists to partner you from concept to completion. We’re a hands-on, client-focused and friendly crew, creating and producing ground-breaking solutions in-house. Tell us about your project - we’ve got a powerful range of resources at your disposal. Whether you need a single specialist service or an integrated task force of experts, we’ve got it covered.


Your people define your business:
involve, motivate & thrive

A thriving workplace environment, where your people are engaged and committed to your goals and values is key to your success. Our Pb Engagement experts will work hand-in-hand with you to identify the most effective ways to involve and motivate your employees. Together we’ll devise a strategy to help you turn talented individuals into team players.

When your employees feel emotionally connected to their role and the purpose of your organisation, they will perform to their full potential, interacting more productively and going the extra mile for your customers. Motivated team players enhance your brand, giving you a competitive edge. In partnership with you, we’ll design and implement programmes to unite and inspire your workforce. Building great internal relationships creates an environment where everyone works together, understanding how they contribute to your vision, with a can-do, customer-facing attitude.

Our engagement specialists have wide experience in workplace communications. Acting as an extension of your team, our engagement expertise will have a positive effect on your team’s productivity, job satisfaction and loyalty.

Live Events

In any event, at every stage,
we’ll deliver

With the Pb Live Events team at your side, the stage is set for you to shine. From the very beginning we’ll leave nothing to chance. Our creative, technical and logistical resources will ensure a stunning live event that will enthral your audience.

From international conferences to small-scale roadshows, we’ll bring a world of experience to make your event a memorable one. Whatever the scope and location, our approach and 100% commitment will be the same, putting your aims first without compromise.

We start by listening to you. Tell us about your event, your audience and your goals. We’ll work in close collaboration with you and your team at every step of the process. From concept development, delivery and event management, we’ll be right at your side. No challenge is too great – we’re proud of our track-record in delivering ground-breaking live events in major venues across the world.

Your success will be our top priority. Enhanced by our wealth of creative ideas, digital solutions and practical know-how, we’ll deliver an outstanding event for you and your audience.


Pb Creative – original concepts
designed to amaze & inspire

We are creators. We’ll design, produce and deliver original solutions which will excite and activate your audience, gaining you kudos along the way.  We are communicators. What do you want to say and who do you want to say it to?  We will deliver your brand values and visions to your target market. 

Creativity is at the very heart of everything we do. Tell us what you need and let our people make it fly.

What can we do for you? An attention-grabbing brand identity, a striking and memorable logo, inspired illustrations, top quality printed materials and presentations for every platform - on-stage, on-screen, on-digital. Challenge us. We’ve got some of the top creatives in the business and we never do ‘more of the same’ or ‘tried and tested’. We deliver original design concepts that will stand out, connect with your audience and outshine your competitors.

Our film and video creatives have a wealth of experience in planning and executing visually stunning films, videos and animations. From scripts & storyboards to Motion GFX and 3D productions, we’ve got the kit and the talent to light up the screen and wow your audience.

Challenge us. We’ve got some of the top creatives in the business and we never do ‘more of the same’ or ‘tried and tested’. We deliver original design concepts that will stand out, connect with your audience and outshine your competitors.


Exhibition excellence

Our ace team of designers, craftsmen and technical wizards will create and deliver an exhibition stand or stage set that will make you the star of the show.

We build from the ground up and we do it all in-house. From storyboard to success, we’ll showcase your brand, products and people in a setting that will communicate your message, be the envy of your competitors and a magnet to visitors.

We set our standards high. After we talk, we’ll come up with a top-quality solution designed and built to suit your brand identity and budget.  Whether it’s a fully customised stand or an off-the-shelf installation adapted to your needs, we have the flexibility and in-house expertise to deliver a solution which will exceed your expectations.

We’ll keep you closely in the loop. Using the latest CAD and 3D rendering software, we’ll give you a virtual tour of your exhibition stand or stage set before our craftsmen set to work transforming our vision into show-stopping reality. Our experts will project manage and co-ordinate every activity, ensuring that what we produce reinforces your brand identity, values and key messages.

The devil’s in the detail and our dedicated team will be meticulous in their approach to your project. We’ll carry out site visits and draw on our vast exhibition and event experience to ensure that your installation not only looks fantastic but runs smoothly from start to finish.


Delivering creative sound, lighting and visual solutions

Whatever you need - equipment hire or a fully-managed project - our technical experts will provide intelligent solutions that are designed for your space, purpose and budget.

Although the technical landscape has changed dramatically since our beginnings in 1989, we are proud to remain at the forefront of our industry through continuous research, investment in new technology and equipment, and a culture of recruiting and encouraging young talent.

Depending on your needs, our technical specialists can provide a stand-alone service or integrate seamlessly with Pb’s other teams to achieve your objectives. We have a powerful array of creative, technical and logistical resources we can bring to your project, and we’re always here when you need us, including the provision of full post-project support.

The potential applications for A/V are growing rapidly. The ways we communicate with our audiences on global, national and local stages are being transformed by ground-breaking advances in technology. From a simple boardroom presentation to a conference streamed live world-wide, from a small roadshow to a symposium attended by thousands, our highly-skilled a/v professionals have all the in-house resources and experience to design, supply and deploy cutting edge equipment to create maximum impact.



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