Simon Wake joins GL events UK Stadia Team

GL events UK has strengthened its growing Seating and Stadia team with the appointment of Simon Wake in the role of Stadia Business Development Manager. Simon, who joins GL events from Alderdale Seating, has previous experience in permanent seating roles at Arena Stadia Seating and Ferco.  

Simon expressed his vision for the new role:

It is a great opportunity for me to join GL events and I look forward to utilising my experience to drive forward the stadia business in the UK, and grow it to become a market leader in this sector.

In announcing the appointment, UK Group MD, Scott Jameson, commented:

Over the last ten years,our Stadia team has developed an impressive track record of stadium project delivery for clients including Watford FC, Barnet FC, Exeter FC, and most recently Plymouth Argyle FC – and we look forward to this continuing to expand.

Added to this, we have undertaken significant R&D in the last 18 months and have a strong portfolio of new products to bring to the Stadia market including Raptor, our safe standing rail seat offering, and our new portable modular stand, amongst others.

We are excited to have Simon working alongside the rest of the team to bring our entire offering to the market in 2021 and beyond and are confident of significant growth.

About GL events UK

GL events UK supports event providers with everything from temporary structures, marquees, spectator seating and complete event infrastructure solutions. With more than a century of heritage in the UK events industry, we’re at the forefront of the UK temporary structure market.

The Group’s expertise also extends to stadia construction services and, through Aganto and Spaciotempo UK, temporary structures for industrial, retail and sports and leisure markets. So whether you’re in need of simple tents, marquees and pagodas, or bespoke single-deck and multi-deck structures, seating or stadium construction – you’re always in safe hands.

For further information, check out GL events UK’s listing in the online Sports Venue Business Directory by clicking here.

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