SPRA Set to Host 49th Annual Dinner Dance in Glasgow

The Scottish Plastics & Rubber Association (SPRA) is all set to host its much-anticipated 49th Annual Dinner Dance next month. This esteemed event is scheduled to take place at the Radisson Blu Glasgow on Friday 1st March 2024, under the leadership of the association’s president, Bruce McLaren.

Guests are in for a treat with a gala dinner, followed by an evening of dancing to a live Ceilidh band. The programme also includes an engaging after-dinner speaker, Mark Cox, aka the legendary “Tam” from Still Game! Mark commented:

“I am delighted to be involved in the Scottish Plastics and Rubber Dinner Dance at the Radisson Blu… Not every day you can say that. Rubber AND Plastics?!?

“30 years ooot the Drama school at Queen Margaret University Edinburgh, Jane Mcarry and I received our honorary doctorates from the university last year. It was not really deserved… as they say, ‘Even a dug likes a pat on the heed’.

“I have just finished touring with old pals from Still Game in “People Have to Know”- Q and A show for fans of the show. Still touring in 2024. If you have nothing better to do with yourselves – be lovely to see you.”

In keeping with the event’s traditional elegance, a formal dress code has been announced. The celebrations will wind down at 1.00 a.m., ensuring a full evening of enjoyment and networking.

Those interested in attending can purchase tickets for £105 each through Eventbrite. Additionally, groups or corporate attendees have the option to reserve tables that seat 12. For bookings via email or telephone, Isy Ferguson can be contacted at isy@hardiepolymers.com.

The Radisson Blu Glasgow is offering special room rates for the night of the event, to accommodate guests who wish to stay overnight. The rates are £165.00 per night for single occupancy and £175.00 per night for double occupancy, breakfast included. Guests should mention ‘SPRA’ when contacting the hotel at info.glasgow@radissonblu.com or +44 141 2043333.

The SPRA Dinner Dance is not just an annual event; it is a celebration of the unity and achievements of the Scottish Plastics & Rubber industry. It provides a platform for professionals from the sector to connect, celebrate their successes, and look forward to future advancements. Thus, the 49th Annual SPRA Dinner Dance is more than a night of festivities; it’s a symbol of the industry’s enduring spirit and camaraderie.

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