Grass Roots awarded three-year contract with government-backed science fair

The 'Big Bang Fair', an event aimed at engendering a passion for science, engineering and maths in young people, has appointed Grass Roots to manage its visitor registration and live production for another three years.

Grass Roots wins three-year contract with government-backed science fair
Grass Roots wins three-year contract with government-backed science fair
The event, which has the official moniker of UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair, took place in March this year at Birmingham’s NEC, attracting 56,000 visitors from public, private and voluntary sector organisations and from across 800 schools.

It is led by Engineering UK in partnership with the British Science Association, Institute of Physics, Science Council, Royal Academy of Engineering and Young Engineers, and is supported by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and various sponsors.

Jeremy Buckle, the event’s director, said: "From a client’s perspective I have a high comfort level with [Grass Roots’] ability to manage a complex registration matrix, and have been impressed by the innovation and high quality of production that they have brought to the show."

Giselle Ripken, Grass Roots delegate management services managing director, added: "This event continues to push our developers to innovate with our technology solutions to provide seamless attendee management and reporting."

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