About us

ACLX is Waikato's most comprehensive supplier of production equipment and services. We provide state of the art lighting, audio and AV equipment hire for weddings, parties, corporate events, shows, theatre and festivals - at the best price. Our years of experience in equipment installation, lighting design and event management help our customers to realise their vision and create a sustainable event.

ACLX started in Aaron’s garage around 20 years ago!  ACLX is now a reputable and respected event services company. With a team of four full-time experts and a bunch of hard working technicians, we are busy all year round.  We are contractors for Clarence Street Theatre, The Meteor, WINTEC venues, Southwell School, The Verandah and we do every show for Hamilton Operatic Society.  View our PortfolioWe are a Gold Partner of Musical Theatre New Zealand, a Silver member of ETNZ, an Associate Partner of Business Events Waikato and a member of the Waikato Chamber of Commerce.

We've grown pretty fast over the last five years and we now have an extensive range of services, including:

  • Hire of lighting, audio, AV and other equipment for weddings, parties, corporate
  • Sale of lighting, audio, AV and other equipment for your studio, office, event rooms
  • Full event services including production management, liaising with caterers and musicians
  • Installation and purchase of new equipment for your venue
  • 3D lighting designs and plans 
  • Live streaming with our high tech equipment
  • Training your team to use production equipment

Our Team

Aaron Chesham

Managing Director
Lighting Designer
Pūkenga tūrama

Chase ten Hove

Senior Account Manager
Head of Audio Visual
Kaiwhakahaere pūkete matua

Gareth Amyes

Operations Coordinator
Kaiwhakahaere rauemi


Our values

Together we realise visions and create sustainable events.

Honesty - We own it, we are truthful

Transparency - We communicate clearly and directly with people

Commitment - We are committed to quality

Respect - We respect peoples opinions ideas and property

Creative - We are problem solvers and innovators 

Kindness - We look after our people