Matchday Hospitality Award

Who can enter?

Stadium Experience Members

Criteria

Your venue will be judged on the entire matchday experience, including efficiency pre-match, professionalism and customer service on the day with the main focus being on the catering and service experience. To enter, you must provide two places in hospitality at a match of your choice (ideally a Saturday match), with parking, in a non-exclusive suite that is available to purchase by the general public*. Tickets must be sent to Stadium Experience which will be sent to the judge at least 10 days prior to the match experience, along with the judging reporting pack. Venues with multiple clubs may enter one club per awards year.

*Must be hospitality packages sold match by match, which are available for individual purchase by the general public.

Entries will be accepted until 30th March 2020. 

As judges diaries fill fast, we advise you to enter early to avoid disappointment!  The category opens for judging from 1st October 2019, and the match must be held before Sunday 12th April 2020. 

Tickets, itinerary and parking passes required at least 10 days prior to match date.

Judging Process

This category is judged independently by industry experts with over 20 years experience in the chef and hospitality industries.  The judge will have strict criteria report pack with them, which has been developed jointly by the Head Judge and the Stadium Experience Leadership Team.  The full report will be validated by the Head Judge and Stadium Experience and will be sent to you after the awards evening.  The judges biography will be shared with you in advance of the fixture.

There will be a Bronze, Silver and Winner in each of the following categories:

Small Stadium = Up to 1000 Total hospitality guests

Medium Stadium = 1001 – 2000 Total hospitality guests

Large Stadium = Over 2001 Total hospitality guests

There will also be an award for the Overall Winner (taken from the total scores across the three categories).

The Judges

An allocated judge and guest will visit your stadium to judge your matchday hospitality offering.  Their name and biography will be shared with you.  Some of the 2020 judges are listed below, with new faces to be added shortly.

Andrew Bennett (Head Judge)Geoff AcottGerald Roser
Rod BowkerGraham CrumpNeil Thomson
Mark JamesDonald LeitchAnton Endelmann
Andrew GreenDavid McKownMartyn Lawson

 

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Closing Date

30/03/2020

Cost

Free. You must provide tickets, hospitality and parking.

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