GAP Event Services celebrating at The Showman’s Show 2019

GAP Hire Solutions, the UK’s largest independent equipment rental company, has been commemorating its 50th anniversary throughout the year, and the company’s award-winning Events Services team are continuing the celebration at this year’s Showman’s Show 2019.

Not only are GAP’s Events team celebrating the Group’s 50th birthday, but 2019 also marks five years since the Event Services division was formed and officially launched at 2014’s edition of the show.

The Showman’s Show 2019 is being held at Newbury Showground in Berkshire on the 16th & 17th October and GAP’s Events Services team will be at Stand 180 on Avenue C. The annual event is a complete exhibition of products, services and entertainment for the outdoor, festival and special events industries, attracting an average of 4,500 visitors. This will give GAP’s specialist team the opportunity to showcase their product and service offering and reach key players and markets.

GAP’s Event division offers full installation services and 24/7 access to specialist project management resources for event organisers across the UK. From February 2019 to the end of August 2019 the team supplied to and supported 310 events, with 144 of them taking place in the month of August alone. There are numerous and various types of events GAP’s team can and have supplied for including marathons and other sporting events, concerts and festivals.

GAP supported the European Championships 2018

GAP was awarded the contract to supply all fencing and barriers for the European Championships in Glasgow 2018. Read our case study on the event here.

This year GAP’s stand will have an emphasis on introducing their newest product, front of stage barriers; a heavy duty, temporary barrier system ideal for high-level crowd control. The cost-effective system has most recently been hired from GAP by the Tour of Britain in The Wirral and Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire for the British Moto GP as pictured below.

GAP's front of stage barriers at Silverstone

GAP is constantly releasing and updating new products and services meaning the Events team will showcase a broad range of equipment available for hire including fencing, barriers, ground protection, two-way radios, toilets, plant, tower lights and GPS & GNSS systems.

Daimon Dunhue, Head of GAP’s Events division, commented: “We are very excited to be celebrating the Event division’s fifth birthday as well as GAP’s 50th anniversary at The Showman’s Show next month. We have been inundated with work since our launch as customers trust the GAP name and know that we have the backing of our other divisions and the experience and expertise to deliver to their exact event specifications.

“Our ever-growing team is continuing to go from strength to strength, especially after our SafeHire Event Equipment Hire Company of the Year accolade at the Hire Awards of Excellence in April 2019.”

GAP’s specialist Events team will be available for any questions or enquiries at Stand 180, Avenue C, on both the 16th & 17th October so come along and celebrate with GAP Event Services and find out what the team can do for all your event needs. Register for your free ticket here.

GAP's Showman's Show 2019