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As a leading supplier to the events industry, our customers expect the best in all aspects of what we are asked to deliver. Our service and reputation is second to none, which has led to countless GL events accreditations and awards. And we expect our suppliers to deliver the same high standards. Our Project Management and Operations teams are trained to implement the best working practices and ensure the highest level of quality and safety standards for your event.

GL events UK awards and accreditations

Our in-house CAD design, quality control measures and automated equipment handling, along with a network of transport and delivery systems: all of these combine to ensure we arrive on site on-time and with equipment in pristine condition, so that we can exceed your event infrastructure expectations.

GL events UK is a member of the following event associations:

Event Supplier & Services Association (ESSA)

GL events is a proud member of the Event Supplier & Services Association (ESSA), a trade body representing the very best suppliers of goods and services to the events industry. With a focus on Health & Safety, education, business development and driving excellence and shared best practice, ESSA and its members sit at the centre of the events community both in the UK and overseas.

Supply Chain Sustainability School

The Supply Chain Sustainability School is a collaboration between clients, contractors and first tier suppliers who want to build the skills and longevity of their supply chains.

National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA)

Our membership of the UK’s leading outdoor events trade association, along with our compliance with its code of practice, demonstrates GL events’ dedication to professionalism and raising industry standards.

International Live Events Association (ILEA)

Membership of ILEA’s worldwide network of creative, professional events organisations sees GL events contributing to discussions and committing to standards which shape the future of the industry.

Major Events International (MEI)

As a member of MEI, GL events UK demonstrates its fitness to deliver Olympic, World Cup, and other major international sporting events.

East Anglian Festival Network (EAFN)

Membership of EAFN identifies GL events UK’s commitment to sharing expertise, networking and using local supply chain opportunities to benefit the region.

GL events’ accreditations demonstrate our commitment to compliance with industry best practices, safe working, and awareness of sustainability and the environment:

British Standards Institute (BSi)

Our certification to ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management and ISO 20121:2012 Sustainable Events Management demonstrate long-standing commitments to quality and excellence alongside social and environmental sustainability; all of which are values that sit at the core of the business.

Safe Contractor Approved

Safe contractor promotes higher standards of competence and compliance through the provision of relevant industry specific and tailored health and safety assessments for all professions and sectors.

JOSCAR Registered

Valued by some of the largest purchasers in the defence community, this mark indicates that GL events UK has undertaken the process required to demonstrate its commitment and credentials to the industry.

Made Up Textiles Association (MUTA) Accredited

Accreditation from the UK’s only trade association dedicated to suppliers of marquees, tents and structures demonstrates GL events UK’s commitment to the highest standards of best practice in the industry, for the benefit of the general public.

Disability Confident Committed

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer, GL events UK has committed to ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. We have also anticipated and provided reasonable adjustments in support of disabled people.

Cyber Essentials Plus

As holders of the Cyber Essentials Plus Certificate of Assurance, GL events UK has demonstrated compliance with necessary technical and procedural controls that improve information security in order to mitigate common internet-borne cyber attacks, underlining our committment to cyber security and data protection.

Apave Safe & Clean

The Safe & Clean accreditation attests the proper implementation of health measures against the risk of Covid-19 pandemic. By obtaining Apave’s Safe & Clean mark, GL events demonstrates its continual desire to protect the health of our employees and our customers, particularly in the face of this unprecedented situation.