Arena, the event solutions company, has welcomed two new UK project managers, Francesca ​Heap ​and Nick Wright, to its team.

Heap joins Arena with 15 years event and project management experience working on sporting events, exhibitions, and air shows including Goodwood, Cheltenham Racecourse, Royal Ascot, The Open and the Royal International Air Tattoo. Heap joins from Mar-Key Group where she was in a project manager role.

Wright brings a wealth of project management experience, joining from Cancer Research UK. He is also familiar with Arena and its mass participation team which provides the event equipment for the Cancer Research UK events.

Chris Morris, CEO of Arena UK and Europe, commented: “We’re excited to have Francesca and Nick join our team. Francesca and Nick both have experience working on established and complex events and will bring exciting new ideas to Arena. Investing in people is integral to maintaining and developing our service to our customers. As we grow, we will continue to deliver the Arena standard to our clients, without compromise.”