Carl Tidemann (Prostage), Michel Arnst (Robe key account manager, Europe) and Gunnar Waldemar Naas (Prostage)

Norway - Robe has announced Oslo-based Prostage as its new exclusive distributor for Norway. Michel Arntz, Robe’s key account manager for Europe states: “Norway is an important market and in Prostage we have a strong and proactive partner to move our business forward to the next level and are looking forward to a long and successful relationship with the team there.”

Prostage AS was established in 2008 by CEO Gunnar Waldemar Naas to offer quality and cost-efficient professional lighting, sound and stage products. A full-time staff of 22 manage a streamlined operation, including a large showroom, and expansive warehouse facilities incorporating a service centre.

Prostage co-owner Carl Tidemann says: “We are super-excited to be working with Robe. We have watched the brand for some time and seen it become a market leader and a constant innovator over the last decade. We know there is a demand for all of Robe’s current product ranges in Norway and are confident that this is an excellent match.”

Between 2013 - when Tidemann joined Prostage - and 2022, the company’s turnover increased 10-fold, and Prostage became established as a leading player in Norway. “We are aligned with Robe’s values on multiple levels, and striving to be the best, we see so many opportunities for to get the brand the recognition it deserves in Norway,” says Tidemann.

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