Best Sporting Venue for Events 2017
Arsenal Football Club
The Emirates Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium and was one of the first to be built with thought about operating on non-match days. The hospitality floor hosts the majority of events space and offers a flexible area for all types of events. The M&E team have increase revenue of 34% over four years since the restructuring in 2012. There have been continual developments throughout the stadium to help improve the product to help give a unique offering to our clients. We pride ourselves on having a high level of repeat clients from a wide variety of industries including: Banking, Media, IT, Finance, Legal, Sport, Education as well as Government functions. One of the key factors that attract guests to our iconic venue is the vast amount of history created by the legends that have played on the pitch and the fans that have visited from all over the world. It is incredible that we are able to open the venue to non-match day guests to utilise our facilities and create more memorable moments whilst maintaining the Global Brand.
Lord’s Cricket Ground
Steeped in over 200 years of history, Lord’s is the most famous cricket ground in the world and an exceptional venue for all occasions.
Owned by Marylebone Cricket Club, Lord’s combines the traditional and modern in a unique way – a contrast typified by the Victorian Grade II* Listed Pavilion and award-winning J P Morgan Media Centre at opposite ends of the Ground.
We offer several other pitch-facing event venues combined with three outdoor spaces, accommodating between 10 and 500 delegates and also boasts the world’s oldest sporting museum which contains the original Ashes Urn and our newest venue ‘Pelham’s’ opened in May 2017.
Conveniently located in the heart of central London, with stunning vistas of the hallowed turf, Lord’s is a unique choice for any event.
The Lord’s ethos is all about exceeding expectations. Combining flexibility with creativity, the venue can provide anything from an intimate private dining room to a large, purpose-built conference space – all accompanied by outstanding catering provided by our experienced in-house team, flawless service.
From summer parties on the Mound Stand Roof Terrace, to charity dinners in the Long Room, the range of spaces at Lord’s lend themselves to a variety of different events.
Roehampton Club is a premier, multi-sports Members’ club in the heart of south-west London offering an impressive range of sporting facilities. Roehampton Club Members enjoy indulging their sporting passions, learning something new or improving their technique, honing fitness, socialising, growing networks and spending well-earned time with their families and friends. Located at the edge of Richmond Park and just five minutes’ walk from Barnes train station, the Club is the perfect setting for a wide range of events. Our idyllic, long-established secret gardens are perfect for summer parties or weddings, our modern, light and airy meeting rooms will impress colleagues or clients and our banqueting facilities are perfect for a formal dinner or celebration. A variety of packages and extensive sporting facilities are available for entertaining clients or uniting a team. The Club is lucky to have a passionate, caring and committed team creating and managing all our events – sporting or special occasions, internal or external – with many years of experience at the Club behind them. Top-quality coaching and facilities offer a unique space in which to create a traditional-style event or one with a sporting twist.
Sandown Park Racecourse
The Jockey Club’s mission in the UK is to continually invest in British horseracing. Its racecourses and the space they offer means that events are a vital part of the business and a connection to the local community. As well as being one of the country’s best known race courses, Sandown Park is also one of its leading event venues, offering 3940m2 of versatile space for all types of events such as exhibitions, conferences, meetings, parties, concerts, a TV and filming location, weddings and corporate team building events.
Stamford Bridge, one of London’s largest sporting stadiums and home of Chelsea Football Club, is a world-class venue with over 60 multi-functional, fully flexible meeting spaces, offering a complete event solution for its clients. Many of the hireable meeting, event and conferences spaces offer fantastic views of one of the globe’s most recognised football pitches, connecting them directly to the atmosphere and energy of the venue.
Stamford Bridge attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year from all over the world. As well as those descending on the stadium as football fans and sporting spectators, the facilities attract a global customer base across a broad range of business sectors from both the UK and overseas.
Stamford Bridge offers its clients a world-class 11.5 acre venue that meets all their needs. Described as one of London’s most complete venues, with 60 multi-functional, fully flexible spaces, the venue provides a complete event solution for its clients; whether for an awards event, an intimate bespoke client meeting or a large-scale exhibition. The venue adapts its space and packages throughout the year to meet event organisers and their delegate’s needs, while staying on trend and seasonal.
Wembley Stadium: home to English football and the prestigious FA Cup. But it’s not just football that ignites this cauldron of entertainment and events attracting over five million visitors every year.
Off the pitch is very much a similar story as our 170 event spaces provide a setting and experience that have our guests leaving with inspired memories and a need to return.
From Beyoncé to boardroom meetings we’re proud to use the same award winning chefs and event management team that oversee some of London’s greatest spectacles. This customer journey is enhanced further by our stadium wide initiative Guestpath which is a five step continuous improvement process that drives exemplary customer experiences through our operations.
Wembley Stadium is incredibly proud to have launched this year a project to help assist local start-up companies and SME. Stressing that Wembley Stadium is open to all size business.
We’re incredibly proud of our diverse and unique venue here at Wembley Stadium and we love the variety of experiences we can create for such a wide range of guests.