Date for your diary: ASP Sticky Wicket, 20 July
Keen (and not so keen) cricketers will take to the crease throughout the day hoping to avoid the epic downpours that added to the fun in Regents Park last year.
As headline sponsor, ASP will support the event right through to the after-party held at the nearby Edinboro Castle pub – expect to see their trademark colour make an appearance including in the refreshments.
Sticky Wicket is designed as a fun day out for organisers, venues and suppliers in the events and exhibitions industry, but with a serious mission at its heart to raise money for a great cause, The Lord’s Taverners.
Last year ASP Sticky Wicket funded a 16 seater minibus for Linden Lodge School, a sensory and physical college which supports young people across the South East of England.
The minibus now helps pupils gain access to activities outside the school and also allows larger groups to go out and support the school’s summer holiday schemes.
Jon Benjamin, ASP commercial director, commented: “Sticky Wicket is a fixture in the year for event professionals – a rare chance to get out from under venue lights and possibly even get some sunshine! But, more importantly it’s a chance for the industry to band together and support a good cause.
This is our second year as lead sponsors and we think it's a great way to celebrate the industry we love and we’d like to encourage everyone involved in events and exhibitions to grab a wristband and join us in Regents Park if they can. And if not, join us for the tales of glory and woe over a drink at the after-party.”
ASP Sticky Wicket takes place at The Hub, Regents Park from 10.00 on 20th July. Wristbands for non-players are £25 on the door. The after-party is at the Edinboro Castle, Mornington Crescent from 18.00 and is open to anyone in the event industry, even if you can't make the cricket during the day.