Uponor on target at Graham's conference
Published: 16 November, 2011
BIRMINGHAM: Delegates at the Graham national conference last month were invited to put their precision skills to the test in a direct competition with professional darts player Mark Webster.
Over 100 people took the challenge with many winning a set of Uponor – who sponsor Mr Webster – branded darts for beating Mr Webster's six-dart score with their own nine-dart total. The top scorer each hour was then invited back to play Mr Webster in a traditional game of ‘501’.
Martin Nichols, branch manager at the Graham Plymouth branch, threw the top score of the first hour and played Mr Webster in the professional match format. He finished on double 16 to win the game and walked away with a dart board signed by Mr Webster.
Uponor regional sales manager Jeff Wyn Jones attended the exhibition, which he says was a huge success. “The feedback from the delegates at the show was very positive. Having the chance to play a former world champion was a real draw and many people came back for more at the end of the day.”
The Graham conference was organised to give branch managers and buyers the chance to meet suppliers and find out about new products. Organisers say the conference was an ideal time to reflect on the company’s proud 75 year history, celebrate with staff and suppliers alike, and look positively to the future.
In addition to the darts activity Uponor representatives at the show also introduced delegates to its new RTM professional plumbing system, underfloor heating solutions and its heat pump products.