Clearview National September 2018 - Issue 202 - Page 22

PROUD SPONSOR OF INDUSTRY NEWS INDUSTRYNEWS GLAZING ‘GLITTERATI’ AT WESTON’S GRAND PIER » » WESTON-SUPER-MARE’S GRAND PIER was closed to the public as some of the biggest names across the glazing and construction industry descended on the town to enjoy a spectacular evening at the Ascot Summer Ball. The prestigious, invitation-only event was hosted by two of the biggest names in the glazing industry, Purplex Marketing and Insight Data, both part of the Ascot Group. Around 200 VIPs, high flyers, CEOs and Managers from some of the industry’s biggest companies in the UK, such as Yale, Edgetech, Liniar and AluK, came together for an evening that included a champagne reception, gala dinner, live entertainment and a DJ. Norman Hornigold and John Savage, SEH BAC Richard Bryant and Sarah Binns, Window Ware Guests also had exclusive access to the Pier’s thrilling indoor theme park, which included a full-size go-kart track, to really let their hair down for the evening. Andrew Scott, CEO of the Ascot Group, commented: “It was an opportunity to enjoy a very special evening, network with influential people from the industry and have fun. I didn’t think last year’s event could be bettered, but we certainly managed it. Roll on next year, when we hope to host an even bigger and better Ascot Summer Ball.” GGF to sponsor G18 Awards » » THE GLASS AND GLAZING Federation (GGF) is pleased to announce that it will once again sponsor the G18 Awards, which will take place this year at the London Hilton on Park Lane on 30 November 2018. The G Awards are often referred to as the ‘glass and glazing industry Oscars’ and this year will be the 15th anniversary of this showcase event. In previous years, many GGF Members have won awards and in 2016 the GGF itself was recognised for Outstanding Services to the Industry. James Lee, GGF Group Director of Marketing, commented, “Like many in the industry, the G Awards is something that we look forward to as we have so many companies c