Case studies

Event Management: National Badminton League Suffolk Franchise Home Matches


The Client: Suffolk Saxons National Badminton League Franchise


The Brief: To act as the Event Manager for the National Badminton League Suffolk Franchise


The Work: Katie acted as the Event Manager for the 2016/2017 NBL Season in Suffolk delivering three Suffolk Saxon Home Match event nights at the Ipswich Corn Exchange.  Katie worked as part of the franchise management team and was responsible for liaison with the venue and Badminton England in relation to the following aspects of event delivery:


Venue build / derig – including court installation

Venue lighting and AV provision

Seating  and room configurations

Event Run Schedule development

Risk assessment completion / Event safety plan production

Overall on the night event management / production

Venue and volunteer briefings


Katie was also required to:


Liaise with the volunteer manager to ensure appropriate numbers of suitably qualified volunteers were appointed and available to support each match night

Liaise with PR/Media manager, sports presentation team and team of officials


The Outcome:  The delivery of three successful home matches as part of the Suffolk Saxon’s First season in the NBL.



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