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Commonwealth Games partner with GL Events

Events infrastructure specialists, GL events UK has been appointed as the Official Overlay Supporter for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will see around 4,500 athletes from 72 nations and territories compete in 19 sports and eight para-sports across 14 competition venues from 28 July until 8 August 2022.

GL will offer planning, design and delivery of a wide-ranging number of temporary infrastructure services. This includes temporary structures and marquees, temporary grandstand seating, cabins, scaffolding, rigging, fencing, containment, trackway, lighting, groundworks as well as venue specific special projects.

Scott Jameson, Managing Director of GL events UK, said: “As a Midlands-based business, we feel passionately about upholding the values of Birmingham 2022 and are excited not only to deliver the highest standard of overlay services, but through our Social Value programme, contribute to the sustainability of the Games and the benefit of the wider West Midlands community.”

Ian Reid, CEO at Birmingham 2022, said: “It is fantastic to have GL events UK join us as our Official Overlay Supporter for Birmingham 2022. The team bring a wealth of knowledge and experience from their partnerships with previous Commonwealth Games and other multi-sport events and I’m confident they will help us deliver a safe and successful Games.”