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Ian Stickland makes the Inavate EMEA 40 Under 40 List


We're thrilled to share that Ian Stickland, Partner has been recognized in the esteemed Inavate 40 Under 40 list for 2023. This accolade highlights the brightest under-40 talents in the audiovisual industry across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

With over 20 years in consulting, audio, and theatre production including nearly 15 at Charcoalblue, Ian has masterfully blended technology with theatricality. His expertise extends to designing innovative workplaces, public realms, broadcast and event spaces, leveraging cutting-edge audio, video, and digital technologies.

As the Managing Director of Charcoalblue Experience, Ian’s leadership been instrumental in driving the company to new markets and services, delivering high-quality global projects and programs. His commitment to driving the evolution of spaces for storytelling has delivered countless outstanding projects across many sectors and regions.

Ian's forward-looking vision in experience space design and delivery, particularly his interest in the convergence of film and broadcast, live events, and experiential design, has made him a pioneer of the industry. His inclusion in the Inavate 40 Under 40 list is a testament to his innovative spirit. We celebrate Ian's well-deserved recognition and look forward to his continued impact in the field.

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John Owens is a Charcoalblue Partner responsible for our North American practice.

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