Grass Roots wins Skills Show registration brief

Grass Roots' delegate management division has been appointed to handle the registration process for Worldskills' The Skills Show, which takes place at Birmingham's NEC in November.

Grass Roots wins Skills Show registration brief
Grass Roots wins Skills Show registration brief

The brief follows Grass Roots’ handling of the opening and closing ceremonies of last year's Worldskills event, which took place at the O2 Arena in October and was attended by Prime Minister David Cameron.

The Skills Show is jointly supported by the Skills Funding Agency and the National Apprenticeship Service and is expected to attract around 100,000 visitors, including business representatives and students.

The latter will be given opportunities to showcase their talents and skills.

Ross Maloney, The Skills Show’s executive director, said: "We all know how important skills are to the UK economy. The Skills Show will provide a unique experience for people to try out different jobs and watch young people compete to be the best in their sector. With around 100,000 visitors, [it] promises to be one of the UK’s premier events."

Meanwhile, Grass Roots last month announced it was back in profit, with a group operating profit of £4.1m for the year ending December 2011, after reporting an operating loss of £1.5m for its previous accounts for the 18 months to December 2010.

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