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GL events UK announces sponsorship of Manchester Giants Juniors

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GL events is delighted to announce its 2024 Club Sponsorship of the Junior Manchester Giants, the youth pathway for the British Basketball League, Professional Manchester Giants team.

The Junior Giants offer a growing programme of opportunities for young people within Manchester and the surrounding areas, with Premier teams in U14, U16 and U18 competitions alongside six conference teams from U12 through to U18.  With some players already training alongside the men’s team and others being invited to training camps for their national squads, the programme offers genuine and exciting opportunities for its Junior Giants.

GL events’ Director of Marketing & CSR, Rachel Baker, commented on the announcement:

“GL events has a global reputation for delivering temporary infrastructure for some of the world’s highest profile sporting events. As a business we also have a passion for sport, not just in the topflight, but at all levels, because of its universal appeal and ability to bring people together, and to provide positive role models and motivation for young people from all walks of life. 

What inspires us about the Junior Giants is the positivity and focus which it provides for its members, allowing them to compete on a level playing field, whatever their background.  It is a privilege for GL events to be able to offer our support as Club Sponsor and help to reinforce the genuine inclusivity which the academy promotes.”


Players for Manchester Giants Juniors under 12 basketball team, sponsored by GL events UK
Player for Manchester Giants Juniors basketball team, sponsored by GL events UK
Player for Manchester Giants Juniors basketball team, sponsored by GL events UK

Andy Eadie, Chair of Manchester Giants Juniors writes:

“We are delighted to receive this incredible support from GL events. It is a privilege to receive support from such a well-respected and forward-thinking company. We look forward with excitement as to how this relationship will develop, benefitting so many young people from all parts of this great city. We seek, as a club, to see all our players thrive, not only on the court but in all areas of their lives. We believe that our well established, ever growing and productive basketball programme ensures that every player who joins us strives to become the best version of themselves not only as a player, but more importantly as a person. We do this through outstanding coaching, resources and support for all our players. The sponsorship from GL can only help to support and even broaden our vision for the already successful Manchester Giants Junior programme.”