Thorns sparkles at BBC SPOTY
22-Dec-09by Annie Byrne
Exhibition equipment hire specialists Thorns Group ensured the nation’s sporting heroes were sitting comfortably at the BBC’s recent Sports Personality of the Year awards in Sheffield. As the public tuned in to watch the live telecast from Sheffield Arena, Thorns was providing over 2,000 items including conference chairs and banqueting tables. Thorns’ Group sales director Clair Whitecross, said: “BBC Sports Personality of the Year is a prestigious ceremony, one that we are proud to be associated with. Over the years the event has gained a high profile and glamorous reputation, and any equipment supplied to it therefore needs to reflect that ethos.”Thorns has also supplied to other high-profile assignments including the Wimbledon Championships, John Smith’s Grand National, Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, international Test Cricket, England football internationals, Six Nations Rugby and international golf tournaments.