The meetings, events and
communications division of Grass Roots has won a three-year contract with the
Engineering and Technology Board to provide the event production for its annual
The Big Bang event, which attracts over 6,500 visitors annually.
Designed to educate and inspire school children about a career in
science and engineering, the free-to-attend event includes an exhibition with
interactive sessions, workshops and theatre shows.
Earlier this year Grass Roots delivered the production for The
Learning Grid, one of several regional three-day events staged in the lead up to
The Big Bang. Its event director, Jeremy Buckle, says: “Grass Roots really
brought engineering to life at the event and I am looking forward to continuing
to work in partnership with them over the next three
For 2010’s event, due to be held in Manchester in March, over 6,000 children have
already registered and the organiser estimates over 20,000 will actually attend.
Also, as part of The Big Bang contract, Grassroots will also supply
the production element for the
National Science and Engineering Competition and Young Engineers.