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FGH Security


Website: https://www.fghsecurity.co.uk/

Contact: info@fghsecurity.co.uk

The most decorated Private Security company in the UK and the only Security Company ever to be recognised as a Times Top 100 Employer. As well as continuing to grow, FGH want to stay faithful to their vision and continue to Keep People Safe.

First Travel Solutions

Category: Event Services and Fan Engagement

Website: www.firsttravelsolutions.com

Contact: travel.solutions@firstgroup.com

First Travel Solutions provides a range of ground transportation services.  These range from transport planning and consultancy expertise through to a full planning and implementation service.  Being part of FTSE250 listed First Group, we have unrivalled knowledge of all aspects of ground transport since we operate many bus and rail companies in the UK as well as Greyhound Coaches and the Yellow School Bus network in North America. In terms of our major events activity we are proud to have provided transport solutions for the London Olympics, Commonwealth Games and EUFA Champion’s League Final, alongside a huge amount of work with corporate conferences and events, and the festivals scene.  Our emphasis is on providing a friendly, quality service, so please make contact for a free, no obligation chat about your requirements, be they large or small.

Foot Anstey LLP


Website: https://www.footanstey.com/

Contact: TimWilliamson@footanstey.com

Foot Anstey LLP is a full service commercial law firm.

One of our focus areas is supporting sports and events industry clients maximise opportunities and manage risk through effective commercial agreements, licensing and sponsorship arrangements, brand protection, people issues and the safe operation of events of all types.

The team advises clients on event and sporting commercial operations including commercial support, trademark protection, licensing and permissions, novel applications including NFT's and operating in the metaverse, planning and construction, supplier disputes and the integration of technology and data analytics to drive revenue and customer experiences.

We have expertise in event and sports ground safety. The Regulatory team is ranked in legal directories reflecting their track record of working effectively with professional leagues, football clubs and event organisers across the country. The work of the Regulatory team includes:

  • Safety Advisory Group: Advice and representation – including in the Magistrates Court
  • Licensing / Safety Certificate
  • FA Misconduct charges: Advice and representation before a Regulatory Commission
  • Training to Board Members, to provide a holistic package of risk management and compliance training
  • Incident response

We are proud of our close working relationship with organisations such as the English Football League and the Football Safety Officers' Association

Foot Anstey LLP is one of the UK's fastest growing law firms. Over our history we've grown to be a significant regional and national player working with leading brands and individuals predominantly across six key sectors: Retail & Consumer. Developer, Energy & Infrastructure, Islamic Finance, Private Equity, Private Wealth.

We care about contributing to the communities where we live and work and the Foot Anstey Foundation provides grants to local grassroots organisations.

Lawyers throughout the organisation are committed to investing their time and energy to getting to know and build relationships with businesses and organisations in all those communities and scan the horizon for regulatory changes across the industry that could impact decision making in the months and years ahead.

Freemans Event Partners


Website: https://freemanseventpartners.co.uk/

Contact: Jason.mumby@freemanseventpartners.co.uk

Freemans Event Partners (FEP) is a family-owned business, established in 1975 by Stephen Freeman Senior. The company has grown from a single fish and chips outlet at Silverstone to now operating across a wide range of iconic events and venues, from sporting events and tournaments to music festivals and immersive experiences.

FEP provides a multi-service offering bespoke to each event and venue. From building food and beverage villages to deploying payment solutions and brand activations, covering every aspect of the event delivery to enhance the customer’s experience.

Over the past 45 years, the business has grown to reach over 15 million people at more than 400 events each year across the UK and Europe.

 FEP holds a 6% market share in the UK Festival & Events industry and targets a market share of 25%.


 “To be the best food and beverage provider and employer of choice in the events industry.”

Our Mission

 “To continually develop a diverse, inclusive and energetic team that is passionate about delivering outstanding event solutions to our clients and partners whilst enhancing the consumers’ experience.”

Our Goal

“To be the first-choice provider for iconic event and venue clients delivering sustainable and innovative solutions.”

G4S Secure Solutions

Category: Safety and Security in Crowded Places

Website: www.g4s.com/en-gb/what-we-do/security-solutions/guarding-services/events-security

Contact: enquires@uk.g4s.com

G4S has over 30 years’ experience providing crowd management and security services to the events market. 

Our breadth and depth of experience across live music, sport, conferences, exhibitions and community events are unmatched.

By fusing our industry-leading experience with highly talented staff and a strong customer service culture, we deliver the highest safety and security standards to enhance our customers' brand and the visitor experience. 



Gateley Legal

Category: Event Services and Fan Engagement

Website: www.gateleyplc.com/

Contact: Blake.Thomas@gateleyplc.com

Since arriving as the new kids on the block all those years ago, we’ve earned our stripes in the legal industry, building a leading name and a revered reputation. It’s why we went Plc – the UK’s first commercial law firm to do so. It’s why we’re pushing the limits of what a legal and professional services business can offer.


We provide legal and business advice to clients of all sizes, from the up-and-comers to the big hitters. We have built in-depth understanding and experience of the sports and leisure sector from many years of providing high quality, commercial and practical legal advice to clients. We pride ourselves on identifying our clients’ needs and potential challenges.


As a result of our sector expertise we are fully aware of the demands of a fast moving and rapidly changing sport and leisure operation. We are one of the few law firms in a position to advise sports and leisure clients on all issues they may face. Our experience in this sector is market-leading, as acknowledged by The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.