Football Trade Directory

Football Industry day at Rotherham United's New York Stadium sponsored by Geoquip Worldwide

Make a date in your diary on April 14th, 2015 to attend the Football Industry day at Rotherham United's New York Stadium.

This is the latest in a hugely successful series organised by leading football website foot­ball­tra­dedi­rec­tory.­com. (FTD)Previous events at other top venues have included Stoke City, Manchester City, Chelsea, Wolves, Huddersfield Town, Sheff Weds, Birmingham City, MK  Dons, Bolton Wanderers, Notts Co, Watford, Wycombe Wanderers and so on.

The events attract people running the commercial side of football clubs, whether pro teams or grass roots and are now in their seventh year. In a new development the events in 2016 will be individually sponsored and Geoquip Worldwide (previously known as Broughton Controls) are the main sponsors for the Rotherham event.

As explained by FTD's John Booth; 'We are delighted that Geoquip have agreed to sponsor the event for us and we already have a great selection of exhibitors and delegates committed to the day.

'The sponsorship helps us keep the events free to attend and we are registering delegates now - the event is a must for anyone involved in running the commercial side of a football club large or small.'

As Geoquip's Director of Business Development, Karl Derbyshire expands : 'We have been regular exhibitors at these events and they have been very productive. We are proud to be the first sponsors.

'For the record, GeoQuip are a wholly owned subsidiary within the highly respected CRH group of companies , whilst size isn’t everything the key numbers of CRH plc are – Presence in 75 countries – employ 80,000 people – generating over 2.5 billion euro profit.

'We are therefore considered safe and secure. Part of the Geoquip Worldwide product portfolio is the Stadium Market of which we are proud to have completed over 65 stadia projects comprising either new build or stadium upgrade and are currently tendering or negotiating a further 10 for the  year 2016.

'GeoQuip's stadia project list includes: Liverpool FC, The Emirates Stadium, Etihad Stadium, Manchester United, Chelsea, Southampton, Leicester City, Bolton Wanderers, Sunderland, Stoke City, Salford Reds, West Bromwich Albion, Aviva Stadium-Dublin and many more.

'As a true manufacturer we have an ability to tailor products to suit restricted space often associated with the older traditional stadium design or produce modern futuristic designs using a range of alternative materials to suit architectural design and cater for both General and VIP admission.

'Supported by a network of Industry trade partners we are also able to offer complete turnkey packages of Access Control, Counting Systems, CCTV integration along with other products such as fencing, ball sports fencing, Car park and Anti-Terror solutions. Whatever your requirements and budget available it is highly likely that Geoquip Worldwide can find you the right solution for Pedestrian and Vehicle control.'

In the meantime if you more information about the Rotherham event call 0843 507 9000 or email: The event runs 11 am until 3.00pm, with free refreshments. There will be over 25 exhibitors and 150 delegates from football clubs, sponsors and suppliers.

To contact Geoquip email or call 07739 078954


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