Aggreko announced this week that it has renewed its partnership with Cirque du Soleil through which Aggreko has supplied temporary power and temperature control to the legendary global live entertainment company. The contract, originally agreed upon in 2012, has been extended to 2023.
`Cirque du Soleil and Aggreko have enjoyed a truly global partnership stretching back to the early nineties, before the long-term partnership was signed in 2012.The relationship with Cirque du Soleil launched Aggreko on to the global stage as a truly international provider of mobile modular power, temperature control and energy services. Today, Aggreko is responsible for providing power and temperature control to the Cirque du Soleil’s world-famous Big Tops, keeping shows running and ensuring that up to 2,600 spectators are comfortable in the company’s fully climate-controlled tents.
The dedication and knowledge of Aggreko’s Events Services team, who coordinate operations and partner with local Aggreko colleagues worldwide to ensure that the company receives support and reliable service, is instrumental to the success of Cirque du Soleil Big Top experiences.
David de Behr, Head of Sales at Aggreko Event Services, said, “We are proud to have confirmed that our partnership with Cirque du Soleil will run through to 2023. Cirque productions are an internationally renowned spectacle, and we get great satisfaction in doing our part to help deliver these shows to international audiences. The backbone of the success is the outstanding Aggreko Events Services team, who are dedicated to making sure Cirque du Soleil receives consistently excellent services everywhere in the world.
“Cirque du Soleil has been instrumental in Aggreko’s development into the company we are today, and we’re delighted that they have reaffirmed their confidence in our quality of service. This has been a truly global effort by our team, and I would like to extend my thanks to everyone involved.”
“Aggreko has been a loyal and reliable partner over the many years and we are delighted that they will be working with us again, supporting all our global tours,” said Richard Davies, global head creative alliances at Cirque de Soleil. “They provide uninterruptable power along with an innovative and energy efficient temperature control solution that meets the unique needs of our Big Top Touring shows. We look forward to continuing our long-standing relationship working with Aggreko to deliver top-class shows to more audiences the world over.”
Already in 2019, Aggreko has supported Cirque du Soleil across four continents, and will continue to ensure that their shows run smoothly throughout 2019 and beyond, in cities ranging from Los Angeles to Riyadh.