The Stadium Events and Hospitality Awards offers unique and prestigious sponsorship opportunities. The event recognises the fantastic commitment of the matchday hospitality and specialist event teams that work tirelessly behind the scenes at major football, rugby and cricket venues across the UK & Ireland.
The last awards were held at Manchester City Football Club in 2019. See the video below.
The Next Awards: Following the latest Government update on the continuing COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, the awards programme will be paused in 2021, aiming to resume in 2022. This is to allow our stadium venues the opportunity to re-open and operate in a more consistent manner. This will also provide the appropriate time required for both award applications and the full judging processes, which usually takes place over a period of several months. All existing paid sponsorships, award entries and ticket bookings will automatically be moved to the 2022 awards event, unless otherwise indicated. View the latest announcement.
The next awards event will be in 2022 at Liverpool Football Club.
The Audience: The awards are an excellent opportunity to raise your profile to top stadia venues (football, rugby and cricket), with over 400 guests in attendance on the night, from around 40 stadium venues across the UK and Ireland. Guests include decision-makers from teams such as sales, conference and events, matchday hospitality, chef teams, public catering teams, operational departments and senior management attending to share the celebrations and network.
If you would like to get involved in the 2022 awards or have any queries or ideas, please contact 0345 226 5494 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss sponsorship opportunities to suit your business needs.
Sponsored by Carlsberg UK
*NEW* Best Retail Catering Award – SOLD – Sponsored by Kepak Convenience Foods. Judged by a panel of independent industry experts.
Visiting Football Directors Awards – SOLD – Sponsored by FC Business. Voted for by the club’s board of directors when they visit an away match.
Visiting Rugby Directors Award – SOLD – Voted for by the club’s board of directors when they visit an away match.
Non-Matchday Mystery Shopper Award – AVAILABLE – Judged by HGEM in a mystery shopper style telephone call enquiry and follow up process.
Chef Team of the Year Award – SOLD – Sponsored by Chef Works – Judged as part of the live kitchen event taking place at the HRC Event in London this March.
Shining Star Award – SOLD – Sponsored by Taste Coffee. Judged by a panel of independent industry experts.
Operations Team of the Year Award – SOLD – Sponsored by Braehead Foods. Judged by a panel of independent industry experts.
Non-Matchday Sales Team of the Year Award – SOLD – Sponsored by Special Occasion Linen. Judged by a panel of independent industry experts.
Matchday Sales Team of the Year Award – SOLD – Sponsored by Green Gourmet. Judged by a panel of independent industry experts.
Best Stadium Events Venue Award – SOLD – Sponsored by Hi-Impact Media – Judged by a panel of independent industry experts.
Matchday Hospitality Award – SOLD – Sponsored by Verteda. Judged by an expert Salon Culinaire judge attending a hospitality experience. This category is divided into small, medium and large (by number of hospitality seats), with bronze, silver and winner presented to each. Sponsorship of the 3 sized categories is available for £2,250, and includes 4 tickets to the event.
25 bottles supplied by Lanson International
Sponsored by Steelite International
Sponsored by Copa Product
Sponsored by Fisher AV
Confirmed for 2021
We would also be keen to explore opportunities with businesses wishing to showcase their products or services at the awards evening.
Enhance your sponsorship package with additional tickets to the event, priced at £125* per ticket.
For any enquiries or to express an interest in any of the packages please contact: 0345 226 5494 or email@example.com.
* All transactions will be subject to an administration fee of 0.5%.
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