Staff Profile: Sean Douglas

Staff Profile: Sean Douglas

Name: Sean Douglas

Job Title: 3D CAD Draftsman


My role at Tri-Point Rigging Services is…
Creating 3D Renders and Technical Drawings of Truss, Rigging, Scaffolding and Staging Systems.
When I was a kid I wanted to be…
I didn’t have big dreams when I was a kid but in the 90s I came across a video tape of a futuristic looking drawing program that could produce 3D images from green lines at the local library. It looked so cool I had to give it a shot.
The best advice I have ever been given is…
Don’t make decisions without eating first.
People often describe me as…
Well-read and really obnoxious about it.
My favourite movie of all time is…
Probably the Grand Budapest Hotel, or maybe Blade Runner 1982.
My favourite artist/band of all time is…
The Memphis Group, they invented the 80s.
Three people I wish I could invite to dinner are…
William Shatner as Captain Kirk, Richard Dean Anderson as Macgyver and Ridly Scott. 
If I was an animal I would be a…
My wife says I would be a cat, read into that what you will.
Most people don’t know that I…
I write a lot and I make a pretty mean calzone.
The three things I can’t live without are…
My wife, my whiteboard and the internet.
The strangest thing to happen on one of my projects…
I did some structural work on the elevator cores for Sydney Uni. A crane collapsed and fell right on top of our formwork! Luckily no one was around when it fell but there is a nice picture somewhere of a crane sticking though something I designed.
The worst thing to happen on one of my projects was…
I guess it was the time I was working in a team producing 20 tonnes of steel for a structural platform on an oil rig. It needed to be helicoptered in from shore. The steel didn’t meet their requirements so they dumped the entire load into the sea. Eek! They said it was cheaper to remake it than to helicopter it back… I would love to see there calculation on that one.  


Sean has joined Tri-Point Rigging Services in our Drafting & Design Department, producing stunning 3D renders for our clients as well as technical construction drawings for engineering and construction. Sean brings a wealth of design and drafting experience to the company and we would like to take this opportunity to welcome him into the Tri-Point family!

Staff Profile: Val Nassar

Staff Profile: Val Nassar

Name: Val Nassar

Job Title: National Operations Manager


My role at Tri-Point Rigging Services is…
Leading the daily work schedule of Tri-Point’s Branches nationwide. Supervising the daily management and allocation of resources across the entire business, ensuring on time delivery of high quality products and services to our clients.
What has been your favourite project that you have worked on to date, and why?
“Gladiators” in Lebanon because I met my wife there, she was the assistant producer back then…
When I was a kid I wanted to be…
An Airforce Officer
The best advice I have ever been given is…
A little progress each day adds up to big results.
My first job was…
Casual Climbing Instructor
My favourite artist/band of all time is…
Adele
If I was an animal I would be a…
Hawk
The three things I can’t live without are…
My lovely family, wife and two kids.
The worst thing to happen on one of my projects was…
A random person shut down the generator while filming a TV program in the desert.
Who would win a fight between Batman & Spiderman?
Spiderman
Three things I want to do before I die are…
Travel the world, pilot an airplane, base jump.


Tri-Point Rigging Services would like to welcome our newest team member to the fold! With a background in television and event hire services, Val Nassar joins Tri-Point as our new National Operations Manager. Val’s role involves managing and overseeing the day to day operations of all of Tri-Point’s projects and interests. Val will additionally provide end-to-end account management to our key film clients, and manage all staff, crew and stakeholder relationships at Tri-Point. We welcome Val and the experience he brings with him to our company, and we look forward to working together to continue to deliver on, and consistently exceed, client’s expectations across the board.

The Event Awards 2016 is Almost Here!

The Event Awards 2016 is Almost Here!

The Australian Event Awards is the pinnacle awards program for the events industry in Australia. The program is guided by ongoing industry consultation to answer the need for cohesiveness across the entire Australian industry, to develop industry identity and to assist Australian operators in cross-development of opportunities between events and event disciplines.
The program is all-inclusive, being open to all Australian events, event managers and support service providers regardless of:

  • event type or audience
  • event size or attendance
  • event location or association membership

It is the only opportunity for Australian events and event organisers to be acknowledged on a level playing field, across the entire national events industry.
For the first time this year, the Event Awards takes it’s annual Awards Ceremony to the Sunshine Coast, to be held on Wednesday September 21 2016 at the Novotel Twin Waters Resort, Queensland.
To view a full list of the finalists, the winners of which will be announced at the black tie ceremony on Wednesday, click here to be taken to the Event Awards website.
Tri-Point Rigging Services continues a long relationship as a Proud Sponsor of the Australian Event Awards.

Featured Magazine Article

Featured Magazine Article

In 2015, Tri-Point were lucky enough to be featured in, U.S-based, Mobile Production Monthly’s industry magazine. The segment was featured in Volume 7, Issue 6 of the publication and focused primarily on the news of Tri-Point bringing the much-loved StageCo brand to Australia, in the form of 20m and 25m steel roof systems to suit touring concerts and outdoor festivals nationwide. Check out the article below:
Mobile-Productions-Article

Rolling Stones Reschedule Tour Dates

Rolling Stones Reschedule Tour Dates

Back in March, Tri-Point were onto Day 3 of the stage build for the Rolling Stones concert at the Adelaide Oval in South Australia, when the very sad news came through that L’Wren Scott had passed away in the USA.
As a result, the Rolling Stones tour was postponed, and just as soon as the roof has been raised to trim height, the boys commenced dismantle, and we all headed back home.
After Mick Jagger’s very tragic loss, it was unclear if the Stones would come back to complete their highly anticipated tour Down Under.
However, it has now confirmed that the Rolling Stones have rescheduled the dates and venues for the postponed Australian and New Zealand leg of the ’14 On Fire’ Tour.
According to Frontier Touring’s press release, the rescheduling of the tour to October/November has also allowed for two additional concerts to be added to the tour – one at Perth Arena on Saturday 1 November 2014 and the other at Hope Estate in the Hunter Valley on Saturday 15 November 2014.
Ticket holders who are able to attend the rescheduled dates need take no action, their existing ticket will remain valid and their location within the venue will remain unchanged.
Pre-sale tickets for the new Perth and Hunter Valley shows are available via www.frontiertouring.com/rollingstones. Head to the site for further details.

Special guests have also been confirmed as rock legends Jimmy Barnes for the Adelaide show and the Hunters & Collectors for the Auckland show.  Special guests will also be shortly announced for the Hanging Rock and Hunter Valley concerts.