Conway Piling Drive Home Sponsorship Deal at Punchestown
Conway Piling are the latest Kildare company to join the sponsorship ranks for the 2019 Punchestown Festival that will kick off in just over a weeks time. The €60,000 Conway Piling Handicap Hurdle will be run over three miles on the third day of the event, Thursday 2nd May.
Conway Piling are regarded as leaders in their field of pile manufacturing and pile driving as they are one of the few companies of their type in Ireland that manufacture their own CE certified concrete piles on site at their base just outside Kilcullen, Co. Kildare. Their product continues to be the choice of Ireland’s leading construction companies with major projects underway around the country. Conway Piling has been involved with award nominated and winning projects in both the Irish Construction Excellence Awards and the Building & Architect of the Year Awards. Managing Director and owner Lar Conway established Conway Piling in 1997. The company quickly grew from mainly smaller domestic projects to include major housing and industrial developments, foundations for roads, rail and bridges and foundations for wind turbine construction. In Ireland Conway Piling now employees 18 people. Conway Piling also have sister companies in the UK and Poland.
Looking forward to the companies sponsorship debut Lar Conway said “Thankfully business is flying for Conway Piling but it is important to generate awareness to secure future contracts and that’s where the Punchestown Festival offers us a great platform as it is such a major national event right on our door step. We are a Kildare based company and my family have long been involved with farming and hunting so Punchestown is close to our hearts and somewhere we are familiar with. We are looking forward to working with the Punchestown team who share our approach to business with a focus on quality and customer service”.
Janet Creighton, Commercial Manager at Punchestown said “We have 39 races at Punchestown and a further six commercial partnerships but we get such a kick out of local involvement at sponsorship level. We are thrilled to welcome a Kildare based, family run firm, market leading company such as Conway Piling. Lar and his team have built up a thriving business that is very highly regarded in the construction industry and we look forward to flying the flag for them at Punchestown where they will enjoy their first sponsorship experience”.
The 2019 Punchestown Festival takes place from Tuesday 30th April to Saturday 4th May. Full event information is available at www.punchestown.com