GL events Owen Brown Consortium (a partnership company of GL events International Events Team and their UK based temporary structure supplier Owen Brown) was part of the winning team.
GL events Owen Brown Consortium was part of the winning team for the “Event Overlay & Facilities” Category at the 7th International Sports Event Management (ISEM) Awards, held on 7th November 2012 at the Cumberland Marble Arch Hotel, London.
The company formed part of “Team London” a collaborative entry to the Category made up of Team Populous (Populous, Allies and Morrison, and Lifschutz Davidson Sandiland), LOCOG, Atkins, Drivers Jonas Deloitte, GL events, Arena, ISG and RLB.
The prestigious award champions Overlay Projects across the London 2012 Olympics including the Olympic Village, Riverbank Arena (Hockey Olympic Venue), Greenwich Park (Equestrian Olympic Venue) and the Beach Volleyball on Horse Guards Parade, across which GL events Owen Brown Consortium provided in excess of 39,000 grandstand seats and some of the most complex temporary grandstands the world has ever seen.
As part of the Contract with LOCOG, GL events was in charge of the design, supply, installation, maintenance and removal of:
– Tents & associated Commodities (Floor Covering, Wall & Roof Lining, HVAC, Electrical Lighting, Ramps & Stairs, Scaffolding) at 79 Olympic Venues (30 Competition Venues, 2 Satellite Villages, 47 Non-Competition Venues), representing 175,000 m2
– Temporary Seating & associated Commodities (Camera Platforms, Disabled Ramps & Platforms, Media Tribune Platforms, Temporary Toilets & Disabled Toilets) at 14 Olympics Venues, representing approximately 130,000 Seats, both on and off the Olympic Park.
90% of the Tents & Seating installations were completed with brand new materials manufactured especially for London 2012, which will be re-introduced to the standard event rental stock to ensure that the quality offered by GL events to Clients globally remains at the very highest quality.
GL events had previously won this “Event Overlay & Facilities” Award in 2009 for the “Global Overlay” Project delivered for the FIFA Confederations Cup, South Africa 2009, and won a number of Silver Awards and Bronze Awards since 2007.