Richmond Event Management (REM) has delivered event management services, including a Flotilla, to the Commonwealth Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Running from 23 July, the Games concluded yesterday (3 August), however, REM was on-site from 8 July following months of pre-production work.
REM also planned the delivery of the spectator zones and media facilities for the flotilla event in Greenock on behalf of the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) of Scotland.
The Bristol based event management company arranged for the production and management of zones for the largest flotilla ever seen on the River Clyde, with thousands of onlookers lining the river bank to watch 250 boats sail from Greenock to Glasgow’s Pacific Quay.
The flotilla welcomed the 20th Commonwealth Games and helped create a special atmosphere across the city and wider region.
RYA Scotland alongside Inverclyde Council and REM designed the flotilla to celebrate one of the world’s greatest rivers and its place in Glasgow’s past and future.
REM Managing Director Mike Richmond, said: “This July marks our eighteenth year working on events in public spaces. Our proven track record underpins our client’s confidence in our ability, particularly our maritime event ability to support the RYA’s delivery of a world class celebration.
“We have worked on a lot of events in Scotland and are particularly proud to help the RYA, as well as providing additional overlay site management for the Glasgow Green Festival live site and to the Queen’s Baton Relay, contributing to these memorable Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.”
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