YouCan Hire Goes For Gold At Special Olympics

Yorkshire-based events hire contractor caters to the sports market by supplying over 14,000 pieces of furniture and catering equipment at this year’s Special Olympics taking place at the University of Sheffield this Summer.

From Monday 7th August to Saturday 12th August, the University of Sheffield is proud to be hosting the 10th National Games. This will be the second time the Special Olympic games have been held in Sheffield since 1993. The games will see 2,600 athletes with an intellectual (learning) disability compete in 21 events over the 6 days.

YouCan Hire are proud to be working with the University of Sheffield to provide a wide range of catering equipment and banqueting furniture for their key hospitality areas – The Ridge, The Edge, and Stephenson Hall – creating the perfect setting for a week of fun and games in the City.

Deborah Knight, General Manager of Hospitality from University of Sheffield commented: “We are delighted to be hosting this year’s Special Olympics and working with the team at YouCan Hire has made everything so much easier. Having worked with them for over 25 years we’re always pleased with how much choice they have and can select everything we need to complement and cater for, what is bound to be, a fantastic week for the city.”

Jason Mansell, General Manager for YouCan Hire commented: “It’s great to see the city buzzing with the Special Olympics and we’re proud to be working with the University of Sheffield in furnishing such a prestigious event.”