13 October 2021

Hot on the scene Event Management Company Tony Sykes Productions is a new Company that has recently been launched in Wakefield! The innovative company lends itself to bouts of experience and aims to deliver a one of a kind first class service to customers specialising in providing equipment hire and entertainment to the leisure industry in addition to supporting conferences and services to the private sector.

Tony Sykes, Managing Director of Tony Sykes Productions, founded the dynamic company back in August 2020 during the heat of the coronavirus pandemic which. He previously worked in this industry and has a vast knowledge in this sector

However, not one to give in Tony remained resilient and utilised his passion for the live events and entertainment industry to help him survive and thrive through this difficult time by launching a new business venture – Tony Sykes Productions.

The company is extremely versatile and boasts an array of top notch services such as; DJ services, MC services, Toastmaster services, Live Entertainment support and also hire equipment for a range of events that cater to both the private sector and public sector for a variety of live events such as; conferences, exhibitions and private parties an events all under one umbrella!

Tony has always been passionate about Wakefield having worked from the district for 30 plus years so naturally when it came to location there was no question of where to start up his exciting new business venture!

The Production Company’s start-up journey working with the Business Support Team at Wakefield Council began back in July 2021 when Tony got it touch with the team looking for business support and marketing advice.

Tony already had a strong business acumen, however he needed support with a new website and marketing advice and this is where the support from Wakefield Council’s Business Support team was key in helping him launch his business.

The Team at Wakefield were extremely supportive and supported Tony with his business venture and got him through a successful Gainshaire application, the Gainshaire funding secured by the Wakefield First team supports businesses to improve their digital capaicity and through this financial grant Tony was able to provide the business with a strong professional digital presence that will bring together what the company can offer to customers.

its funding secured by the Wakefield first to support businesses to improve their digital capacity.

 Tony said “The support from Wakefield Council has been excellent. This has been a new launch of my business after 1 and half years of no work in the industry due to Covid-19”.

“The grant will enable us to have a new digital platform through the new website which will contribute to marketing and securing new business”

“The site will establish Tony Sykes productions in the hospitality industry where we have a first class reputation in the business” This has already resulted in new contracts being awarded.

Tony is already setting his sights on a positive future of growth where the business can naturally widen its services into the business conference sector with the hope to support businesses at their events post pandemic.

It is also their intention as the business grows to employ more local people to support in the running of the business teaching them new skills and to develop the individuals and as the business grows the company will also will require additional job roles such as accounts person to assist in the financial affairs offering a part time job on a permanent basis.

Tony is also extremely passionate about giving back and supporting the local community and is keen to play his part in encouraging this corporate social responsibility as and when he grows the business and employ’s new staff! Tony believes Wakefield businesses have a responsibility to local communities and that together we can all give back where we can to make a positive difference to local residents.

The heart of the company site may be based in Wakefield in West Yorkshire, however, if the deal is right Tony will certainly look to offer his services to clients both nationally and worldwide exporting the first class services that they offer!.

Tony Sykes Productions has its sights set on success and already since the website launched has had a great deal of traffic to the site from prospective customers such as Hotels and individuals looking at the assortment of amazing services that the business provides.

The company’s reputation in this sector is well known and they are a trusted brand and the businesses ‘can do” attitude is something that sets them aside from the rest and has gained the respect nationwide.

We wish Tony and the team the best of luck with their business (not that they need it) and can’t wait to see what’s next!

Watch this space!

For more information on Tony Sykes Productions & its umbrella of live events and entertainment services check out the fantastic new website here: