Sponsorship Opportunities

The Stadium Events and Hospitality Awards recognise the fantastic commitment of the matchday hospitality and specialist event teams that work tirelessly behind the scenes at major football and rugby stadium venues across the UK & Ireland.  The 2018 Stadium Events & Hospitality Awards were held on 31st May 2018 at Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club.  The 2019 venue will be announced this Autumn.

The awards are an excellent opportunity to raise your profile to top stadia venues, with around 400 guests in attendance on the night.  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.  See a short video of the 2018 awards at Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club.

The 2018 sponsorship opportunities are outlined below.  If you would like to get involved in the 2019 awards or have any queries, please contact 0345 226 5494 or email office@stadiumexperience.com.

Headline Sponsor – £5,000*

SOLD – Sponsored by Heineken

Includes table of 10 to the awards evening. Sponsor logo to be incorporated into the Stadium Events and Hospitality Awards Logo. Opportunity to present a 2 minute introduction on the awards evening. Company logo on all event literature, pre-event on the evening and after. Recognition on all press releases & adverts, inclusion on Stadium Experience’s social media feeds and website with links to your website. Opportunity to put marketing materials / gifts on tables on the event evening. *Subject to suitability and availability.

Category Sponsor – £750 per category*

Includes 2 tickets to the awards evening (worth £115 each), as well as announcing and officially presenting the Bronze, Silver and Winner awards on stage.  Your company logo will be included on all event literature pre-event, on the evening and after, as well as on all press releases and adverts.  You will also feature on Stadium Experience’s social media feeds and the official awards website, with links to your own company website.  Your contact details will be shared with all attending clubs, to enable them to contact you directly after the event.

Categories:

*NEW* Visiting Directors Awards – SOLD – Sponsored by FC Business. Voted for by the club’s board of directors when they visit an away match.  An award for football and an award for rugby.

Non-Matchday Mystery Shopper AwardSOLD – Sponsored by Taste Coffee. Judged by HGEM in a mystery shopper style telephone call enquiry and follow up process.

*NEW* Best Digital Enquiry AwardSOLD – Sponsored by Wanda 3D Virtual Tours – Judged by HGEM in a mystery shopper style email enquiry and follow up process.

Chef Team of the Year AwardSOLD – Sponsored by Piglets Pantry.  Judged as part of the live kitchen event at The Hospitality Show 2018 at the ExCel Centre, London in March 2018.

Operations Team of the Year Award SOLD – Sponsored by The Kraft Heinz Company – Judged by a panel of independent industry experts.

Shining Star Award SOLD – Sponsored by Kingdom of Sweets – Judged by a panel of independent industry experts.

Best Sales or Marketing Initiative Award SOLD – Sponsored by Oliver & Graimes.  Judged by a panel of independent industry experts.

*NEW* Best Stadium Events Venue Award – SOLD – Sponsored by Conference News.  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 £2,000, and includes 4 tickets to the event.

Champagne Award Sponsor – SOLD

£500* + 24 bottles – Sponsored by Champagne Jacquart

The bottles will be presented to winners in each award category during the awards evening, together with their award and certificate. Sponsorship includes 4 tickets to the awards evening (worth £115 each).  Your company logo will also be included on all event literature pre-event, on the evening and after, as well as on all press releases and adverts.  You will also feature on Stadium Experience’s social media feeds and the official awards website, with links to your own company website.  Your contact details will be shared with all attending clubs, to enable them to contact you directly after the event.

Award Presentation Plates Sponsor – SOLD

Sponsored by Steelite International

Award Presentation Boxes Sponsor – SOLD

Sponsored by Copa Product

Awards AV Support – SOLD

Sponsored by Mascol Events

Awards Room Décor – SOLD

Awards Entertainment – SOLD

Awards Table Water – SOLD

Sponsored by Life Water

Other Opportunities

We would also be keen to explore opportunities with businesses wishing to showcase their products or services at the awards evening.

Additional Tickets

Enhance your sponsorship package with additional tickets to the event, priced at £115 per ticket.

Contact Us

For any enquiries or to express an interest in any of the packages please contact: 0345 226 5494 or office@stadiumexperience.com.

* All transactions will be subject to an administration fee of 0.5%.

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