Andrew Scott, CEO of Insight Data and Purplex Marketing and founder of the Glazing Summit, has announced the sale of the annual conference to Mark Allen Group.
Andrew said: “I created the Glazing Summit to enable the industry to connect, learn and share valuable insights and experience. We held the first event in 2018 and it’s gone from strength to strength with a first-class conference and gala dinner.
“This year we had almost 500 industry professionals attend the event tackling the biggest issues facing our sector.”
He continued: “Mark Allen Group is a major media business that specialises in events such as the Glazing Summit and are ideally placed to take the event forward. Insight Data and Purplex will continue to support the Summit as it goes from strength to strength, while I look forward to spending more time working closely with clients as the industry faces some challenges ahead.”
He added that he will remain closely linked to the event.
Mark Allen Group CEO Ben Allen said: “The Glazing Summit is an excellent addition to our portfolio of brands in the glazing sector. Andrew and his team have done an outstanding job in developing the event and we are delighted that Insight Data and Purplex Marketing will continue to support the event under our ownership.
“The Glazing Summit will be run out of MA Business, under the leadership of Jon Benson, Managing Director and COO, and Marc Young, Publishing Director, of MA Business, who will continue to grow the Summit and ensure that its excellent reputation as being the must-attend event for the industry’s most influential leaders is maintained.”