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Helping to keep national computer gaming festivals safe

We are delighted to have been appointed Health and Safety contractor to some of the UK’s biggest computer gaming festivals.

SoPro Safety Ltd will advise Multiplay UK Ltd, a subsidiary of Game, on event health and safety for Insomnia, Brick Live and games publisher conventions such as Minecon. Event venues include Birmingham’s NEC, London’s Excel and Belfast’s Titanic Exhibition Centre. The increasingly popular shows attract up to 50,000 consumers, many of them families and young people.

SoPro Safety is headed by Jon Sullivan, an experienced Health and Safety professional whose previous event work has included venues at the 2012 Olympic Games and the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, International art shows in London and World Skills, International.

As well as event work SoPro Safety offers a full compliance, advice and outsource service for Health and Safety as well as a number of unique, dynamic training courses.

Commenting on the appointment Multiplay UK Ltd’s Events Director, Andrew Smith said “We are delighted to have Jon Sullivan, and SoPro Safety, on board. Their experience of events coupled with an extensive knowledge of Health and Safety is invaluable to Multiplay. Jon Sullivan manages the implementation of our Health and Safety in a professional and pragmatic manner, enabling our team to work safely and offer a low risk environment to our visitors”.

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SoPro Safety are proud to announce that they have been appointed as the outsourced health and safety resource for Multiplay UK Ltd.

Multiplay are the organisers of the UK’s biggest computer gaming festival – Insomnia, as well as Brick Live and game developer conventions such as Minecon.  The business is an events, esports and digital hosting business now in its 20th year and recently acquired by GAME Retail Ltd.

    

The 12 month contract will be delivered by Director Jon Sullivan.

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Minecon 2015

Parachute Group (now SoPro Safety) provided health and safety advice services and the on-site safety presence for Multiplay UK Ltd while they were organising the biggest independent game convention for Mojang.  The event was for 10,000 fans of Minecraft who descended on Excel, London over the July weekend in 2015.