SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS

Get up to Speed with STEM wouldn’t be possible without our incredible Sponsors and Exhibitors. Take a look at the organisations joining us for our 2022 event below…

AESSEAL
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A specialist in the design and manufacture of mechanical seals and support systems.
Our Mechanical Seals are used in a wide range of pumps and rotating equipment worldwide to prevent liquids and gases escaping into the environment. We manufacture mechanical seal types to suit all industries and our investment in modular design means that we provide the best on-time delivery performance in the industry.

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CBE+ is a specialist precision engineering sub-contractor operating from modern, purpose-built facilities in Chesterfield (UK), and working in partnership with three sister companies to offer complementary services (Electroless Nickel Plating, Gear & Beam Pumps and Laboratories).

With a management team committed to inspiring the next generation of engineers in the region, the company play an active role in organising Get up to Speed each year.

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The history of the Company dates back over 700 years and with its roots in the iron trade, today the Ironmongers’ Company, a non-profit company, is one of the Great XII livery companies. We give back to society through administering seven charities which focus on the young and old and Iron related causes, as well as enjoying each other’s company through taking part in a wide range of social and sporting activities in the company and across City of London and wider UK.

Giving is the common thread between our past, present and a sustainable future.

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Our company was set up by our senior team who have backgrounds in journalism, business-to-business marketing and website content creation. It was in the days when local, regional and national newspapers were stronger in circulation and trade magazines were at their peak that Dragonfly PR built a reputation for generating consistent media coverage across all relevant titles.
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ARM

We are Arm. We bring life to 95% of the world’s connected devices – from your smartphone to the world’s fastest supercomputer; autonomous cars to revolutionary healthcare equipments.

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Hydra Creative are a national award winning strategic digital marketing agency working with ambitious, growing businesses to put them ahead of the competition.

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The IET is one of the world’s largest engineering institutions with over 168,000 members in 150 countries. It is also the most multidisciplinary – to reflect the increasingly diverse nature of engineering in the 21st century.

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The UK Atomic Energy Authority is the UK’s national fusion energy laboratory. We’re harnessing the power of stars to bring this sustainable power source down to Earth – Fusion Energy.

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AMETEK Land (Land Instruments) is the world’s leading manufacturer of monitors and analysers for industrial infrared non-contact temperature measurement, combustion efficiency and environmental pollutant.

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Balfour Beatty are a leading international infrastructure group. This means that for over 110 years, we have been making sure your world works. The roads you travel on, the power the lights up your house, the water you drink and the buildings around you. Our 26,000 people keep it all moving forward, in the UK, US and Hong Kong.

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CityFibre is the UK’s third national digital infrastructure platform. With existing networks in more than 60 towns and cities, CityFibre provides wholesale connectivity to multiple business and consumer service providers, local authorities and mobile operators.

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From aerospace and energy production, to underground mining and off-highway vehicles, we have forged solutions for advanced manufacturing industries for more than 100 years.

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Highlander makes your IT uncomplicated. Our team of certified industry experts takes your IT challenges off your hands, applies a breadth of knowledge and proven experience to create the ideal solution.

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ITM Power manufacture market-leading PEM electrolysers that produce green hydrogen from renewable electricity and water. This enables industry, heat, power, and mobility to decarbonise, empowering the green transition and paving the way for net zero.

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Made In Sheffield is one of the World’s great brands, made famous internationally as a mark of origin and quality on the City’s manufactured products.

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Wessex Archaeology is the UK’s leading provider of archaeological and heritage services, and an educational charity.

Established for 40 years, we offer an unrivalled range of services above ground, below ground and underwater, delivered by over 320 industry experts from an international network of offices.

We work in partnership with our clients across a variety of sectors to deliver practical, sustainable solutions to effectively manage the historic environment.

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Withers & Rogers is one of Europe’s largest dedicated intellectual property law firms, with offices across the UK, Paris and Munich. We offer a comprehensive service that extends to both securing IP rights – such as patents, trade mark and design registrations and advising on their exploitation and enforcement.

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AEM is an internationally recognised designer and manufacturer of electric motors and powertrain systems, with customers all over the world.

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AGEMASPARK is an innovative and proactive company that was formed from an association with a leading machine tool sales company over 15 years ago. Investment in state of the art machinery is allowing us to offer a multitude of high quality components, there is very little that we cannot offer our clients.

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At Airmaster we’re passionate about creating the perfect workplace experience, an atmosphere that makes employees feel good about coming to work. It’s proven that a great working environment boosts performance and productivity. Our workplace specialists design, install and maintain bespoke energy-efficient systems for heating and cooling, commercial plumbing and ventilation. Thanks to our trusted expertise and knowledge both in the history of air conditioning and modern air conditioning, in mechanical services and maintenance and top quality equipment, we’ll create the perfect environment for you.
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Based in Rotherham, UK, AMG Superalloys UK, a business unit of AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V., is a leading provider of specialty metals, alloys, and materials.

With about 250 employees, AMG Superalloys UK is a highly specialized manufacturer of specialty products to the aluminum, steel, superalloy, hard-facing, welding, and glass industries. The company manufactures, among other products, chromium metal, ferro titanium, ferro niobium, nickel niobium, aluminum powders, and cerium oxide-based glass polishing powders.

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TO PROTECT THE NATION, WE STEP FORWARD AND MEET EVERY CHALLENGE

The British Army protects the United Kingdom’s interests at home and abroad, providing a safe and secure environment in which all British citizens can live and prosper.

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Atomising Systems Ltd manufactures metal powders which are then used in industries including additive manufacturing (3D printing), metal injection moulding, thermal spray coatings, brazing, and dental amalgam (tooth fillings).

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Barnsley College offers Vocational courses, T-Levels, Apprenticeships, A-Levels, Higher Education and Adult courses. Our vision, purpose, values and strategic priorities ensure that our focus is on helping our students to achieve the very best.

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An employer-led programme that provides young people with the knowledge, skills and attitudes they will need to be successful in the world of work. It has been designed to enable schools to meet the Gatsby Benchmarks for good careers guidance in line with the Department for Education’s ‘Careers strategy: making the most of everyone’s skills and talents’.

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Castings Technology is the world’s leading provider of production, innovation, technology, expertise and services to the cast metals sector together with its global supply chain.

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By ‘bringing traffic cones to life’ the author has created a means of communicating with children free from the constraints of culture, colour, race and religion: within each story all Cones are equal, are everywhere and have a life of their own.

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We provide freight, infrastructure and passenger charter trains throughout the UK, and freight services to and from mainland Europe via the Channel Tunnel. We also provide traction and train crew for scheduled passenger operators.

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DEBP CIO work with employers to develop bespoke programmes to support the aspirational
decision making of young people/adults to shape their future. We also manage the STEM Ambassador programme across Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, and South & East Yorkshire.

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DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, provides one of the most comprehensive orthopaedics portfolios in the world. DePuy Synthes solutions, in specialties including joint reconstruction, trauma, craniomaxillofacial, spinal surgery and sports medicine, are designed to advance patient care while delivering clinical and economic value to health care systems worldwide.

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E3R offer both our clients and candidates a wealth of knowledge and dedicated engineering, manufacturing and commercial recruitment experience.

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A community interest company putting disabled people at the heart of everything we do.

The Sensory Planetmobile is a state-of-the-art mobile service, stimulating the senses using sensory equipment.

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ENGIE in the UK & Ireland is focused on three key activities: production & supply of low carbon energy and services. ENGIE is a key provider of flexible, renewable electricity generation and clean, affordable energy supply to businesses of all sizes in the UK – enabling our customers & stakeholders to embrace a greener and more efficient world.

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Equality in STEM provides support to businesses and individuals working in STEM careers to attract, develop and retain a diverse and inclusive mix of people.

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Atkins is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years’ design and engineering expertise. Our work covers a variety of sectors including transportation, water, defence, energy, aerospace and infrastructure. We work on global projects that take on today’s most pressing challenges with major clients such as Heathrow, Ministry of Defence and High speed 2.

Faithful+Gould is a world-leading integrated project and programme management consultancy.

We build strong relationships by understanding the challenges our clients face, sharing their ambition and helping them transform potential into reality.

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National winner of the Make UK Manufacturing Awards ‘Developing Future Talent’ and ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ 2020, Gripple designs, manufactures and sells innovative products into the construction and agriculture markets.

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Designed for children aged 2 – 13, Gulliver’s Valley Resort is home to roaring dinosaurs, indoor attractions and exciting theme park rides.

At Gulliver’s our motto is “we are a family not a team”, and we pride ourselves in the relationships we build with our staff and customers.

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Imagination Gaming uses game based strategies and initiatives to engage people, young and old, learning.

Our huge range of tabletop games receive rave reviews from Children and staff alike.

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With 120,000 members in over 140 countries, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers is the largest network of mechanical engineering knowledge, skill and opportunity in the world.

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Jenx Ltd is the leading manufacturer of postural support products. We apply our expertise in paediatric therapy and innovative design, to finding better ways to help children with special support needs.

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Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of advanced arc welding solutions, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys.

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Macalloy are global leaders in the manufacture of threaded tension steel bars and cable systems.

Based in the heart of the UK’s steelmaking industry, we have a history that can be traced back 100 years. We are always looking forward, and we constantly strive to innovate and improve quality to meet the needs of the modern construction industry.

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Maker{Futures} in a STEM/STEAM and Makerspace national education programme run by The University of Sheffield. Maker{Move} is our mobile makerspace, allowing us to set up pop-up events and activities including robotics, woodworking, VR & AR and electronics.

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Mears is one of the UK’s leading housing and care providers to both the public and private sector, with over 6,500 employees, working locally with RMBC.

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Mechan manufactures heavy lifting products for rail depots. Our equipment ranges from lifting jacks to traversers, allowing facilities to maintain train carriages. Mechan is part of France’s CIM Groupe.

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The National Emergency Services Museum is the world’s largest joint 999, self-funded museum showing an insight into all of our Emergency Services through hands-on learning with history.

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Naylor Industries are an award winning, long established, leading British manufacturer of building & construction products, specialised clay pipes, plastic drainage systems & plastic ducting, concrete and environmental products with an unparalleled reputation in the market for quality and service.

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Powerstar design, manufacture, and deliver advanced solutions for specialist energy applications. Our focus is on helping clients solve unique energy problems affecting their business.

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The Royal Air Force is engaged today in 15 missions, on 4 continents, in 22 countries. The RAF responds to threats, prevents conflict, maintains a watch of the skies, delivers aid, works in partnership and combats cyber threats.

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We are an education and training provider, meeting the needs of thousands of employers, adults and school leavers every year and contributing at the heart of our communities.

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The RN STEM teams deliver a national engagement programme that encourages young people to be excited and interested in STEM-related activity to ‘prime’ the skills pipeline.

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Sheffield Engineering Leadership and Service Award develops engineering undergraduate students to become leaders of tomorrow, who create positive impact in research and industry.

We recruit talent from the University of Sheffield’s Faculty of Engineering, work with industry partners and academics. We fast track the development of engineering leaders with the skills, confidence and aptitude to make a positive difference.

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Sheffield Forgemasters provides Casting and Forging solutions for the world’s most complex engineering challenges. Key markets include Defence, Marine, Civil Nuclear, Steel Processing, Offshore, Renewables, Power Generation, High-Pressure Reactors.

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SMEA promotes Materials Science and Engineering in the South Yorkshire Region and is affiliated to the Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining.

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Sheffield Precision is an advanced engineering manufacturer of complex parts for the medical devices industry. Our top tips are efficient use of technology, hgh qulity and engaging talent.

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Healthcare deals with the diagnosis and treatment of both physical and mental disabilities. Social care deals with the daily activities of living involved in maintaining a person’s independence.
If you are looking to make an impact on our society then a career in health and social care is for you. With over 350 different types of careers to choose from and different starting points, we really do have a job for everyone.

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The Sheffield College is a large further education college in Sheffield, England. With four main sites in the city, the college has over 15,000 enrolled learners and Apprentices.

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The Source Academy is a leading provider of training development and conferencing facilities for the local community and businesses, including Sheffield, Barnsley and Rotherham.

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The University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre provides a range of engineering apprenticeships for young people, from advanced through to degree level, using cutting edge equipment in state-of-the-art facilities to equip learners with the practical skills, knowledge and real-world experience needed to kick-start a rewarding career.

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At the University of Sheffield we offer 5 x subject specific sustained programmes for students who meet our Widening Participation criteria, so that Post 16 students can explore the University of Sheffield and options around higher education

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The SSI is a set of student led aerospace projects at the University of Sheffield to compete in engineering projects in the UK and Internationally. It aims to share knowledge and experience of this exciting industry and has forged partnerships with other institutions in the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and America.

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Meet the event organiser. Working with Employers to inspire and engage young people to explore and prepare for careers in STEM related industries

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Top Deck Print

We supply industry leading playing and gaming card designers, manufacturers and marketing agencies to provide top quality print including high quality metallic print and neon print colours.

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Troup Bywaters & Anders with Women in Property Group

TB+A is a high-performing engineering partnership delivering high quality building services consultancy from seven offices across the UK. Our purpose is to be a socially responsible and ethical Partnership that is the best at everything we do. As a carbon neutral partnership our operations are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Women in Property creates opportunities, expands knowledge and inspires change for women working in the property and construction industry.

We believe that success and its rewards should be founded on merit and expertise, rather than gender. We actively seek an industry that is balanced, diverse and inclusive, so we nurture girls aspiring to a career in the built environment sector, as well as supporting those in ‘mid-career’ and at board level.

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Established in August 2000 TST are a Joint venture company between Rolls-Royce and Chromalloy.

We have a vision to operate at our best to produce the cleanest, safest and most competitive coating solutions that deliver turbine efficiency.

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United Cast Bar are the world leader in both the manufacture and distribution of continuously cast iron bar, operating from two manufacturing sites and multiple distribution outlets across the world. 

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UTC

The Sheffield UTC Academy Trust comprises two government-funded technical schools in Sheffield, South Yorkshire – UTC Sheffield City Centre and UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park. Together, they offer five technical specialism nd recruit 13 to 19-year-olds from across Sheffield City Region.

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Seventy years ago, Britain led the world in aircraft design. The Avro Vulcan is the iconic example from that era of aerospace engineering at its world-beating best. Its impressive list of technical innovations includes being the first successful large delta wing aircraft. 

At this years event we will celebrate and showcase Operation Vulcan.

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Whyy? Change offer internationally recognised qualifications in Leadership (CMI),Marketing (CIM), Lean & Six Sigma, Quality HSE alongside Apprenticeship training delivered by our highly skilled practitioners based in Chapeltown, Sheffield.

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The Cutlers’ Company was established by a parliamentary Act of Incorporation in 1624 and for almost four hundred years has sought to maintain the standards and quality of Sheffield manufactured cutlery and steel products and to promote the name of Sheffield. As manufacturing in the region has changed over the centuries, so the Company reflects this by highlighting the innovation in the region as well as upholding Sheffield’s proud heritage.
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We have over 50 years’ combined experience in marketing across a range of industries including engineering and manufacturing, and professional services.

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As a Chartered Mechanical Engineer I set up DN4 INNOVATION MANAGEMENT to offer manufacturing companies the benefit of more than 30 years experience gained leading R&D projects, New Product Development projects, and New Business Development projects within the Automotive, Civils Construction, Aerospace and Renewables industries. With a huge network of contacts, and product experience ranging from small complex electro-mechanical assemblies to large scale plastic and metal fabricated products, I am here to help you accelerate your innovations.

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A fantastic day out, Magna Science Adventure Centre is a hands-on experience packed with interactive exhibits. Explore the wonders of science and technology in our four pavilions – Air, Earth, Fire and Water.

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I’m a Graphic Designer and Author based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire

I made the virtual experience for Get Up To Speed, as well as the promotional video content for the event.

Check out my website for contact details and project write-ups!

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Rotherham Investment and Development Office (RiDO) provides a comprehensive range of services to help new and existing businesses achieve their potential. We’re here to drive economic development, helping businesses start, grow and invest in the future. 

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Rotherham Pioneers is an exclusive group for Rotherham businesses who want to promote our town, celebrate all that is good and grow the business community.
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Many hats are worn. Passionate about creating businesses a fan base either through excellent Customer Service or Social Media. Smile by name and Smile by nature.

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Teleporthole Games Ltd. is run by me, Andrew Klinkenberg, a designer, tinkerer and lover of all things laser cut. Working from Sheffield in the UK, I ‘m publishing my first tabletop card game, a space adventure like no other this year – Attack of the Intergalactic Gherkins!

During my journey, living the dream and creating some fun and funky games, I hope that other tabletop gamers like me can get involved and be as excited by this as I am.

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The Manufacturing Forum was established as a collaboration between the local chambers of commerce, The Company of Cutlers and Make UK, with the aim of promoting and supporting manufacturing within the Sheffield City region. It is a resource open to all manufacturing businesses in the region. Acting as community support it aims to build a strong local sector for the benefit of all, by sharing best practice, developing networks and driving change.
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We are a friendly, full-service creative events company based in Sheffield but first and foremost we are ideas people. Our strength lies in creating innovative event solutions for our clients. Put simply, we can create any event for any client.