Stadium Experience offers unique stadium hire across the UK and Ireland. The sporting venues consortium handpicks some choice venues that may help you create that perfect event.
Stadium venues are a unique setting for any occasion, offering both small and large adaptable rooms, on-site catering, and breath-taking pitch views to add that ‘wow’-factor to any event. The variety of different meeting spaces, from intimate boxes to large suites, makes stadium venues a great option for meetings, conferences, events, dinners, awards evenings and exhibitions.
These stunning venues also offer well-established transport links with ample parking, dedicated reception areas and enthusiastic events teams there to help at every stage. You could even add a prestigious behind the scenes stadium tour, or a player meet and greet to give your event that special touch.
Stadium Experience is a marketing collaboration of over 50 major UK football and rugby stadium venues, working together to raise the awareness of these unique spaces. So, what’s new at some of Stadium Experience’s central and northern venues?
The Beautiful Game
Home of Hull City Football Club and Hull FC Rugby Club, the KCOM Stadium underwent some work to attain a fresh and neutral look to its main suite ahead of the busy Christmas period. The Kingston Suite has new bar facilities and is now a large open plan suite offering 440 sqm of space for any type of event. The executive boxes hold up to 10 guests and with views of the stadium and pitch, add a unique edge to meetings.
Staying in Yorkshire, the newly refurbished Bremner Suite located on the ground floor of the West Stand of Leeds United Football Club is now open. This versatile suite is ideal for product launches, networking exhibitions, meetings, dinners, celebrations and has an in-house award-winning catering team on standby for any event.
Two football teams reign supreme in Liverpool so it’s no surprise that their respective stadiums are also in direct competition to help event organisers or meeting planners creating awe-inspiring events in the football-mad city. To Liverpool Football Club’s Anfield, P!nk will bring her Beautiful Trauma World Tour 2019 in June – the first time she has performed in Liverpool since 2009. Hospitality packages in three lounges and or a main stand VIP box start at £358 per person. Goodison Park the home of Everton Football Club will suit those looking for a unique and flexible training, conference and event facility. Hosting a range of spaces for both private celebrations and business events from two to 250 people, the self-nicknamed ‘People’s Club’ offers a range of packages and a professional, friendly service along with free parking.
Going even further north then, the Centenary Suite at St James’ Park has been refurbished for Newcastle United Football Club’s 18/ 19 season to bring an international flavour to the four corners of St. James’ Park. On a match day, the suite offers exclusive access to level two and benefits from directors’ box seating. The suite plays tribute to the elite goal scoring heroes who managed to surpass the 100-goal barrier. The Magpie’s Four Corners lounge is an inviting space for match-goers and conference delegates alike who require hospitality and a modern dining experience with a capacity of 120 for dinner and 100 delegates theatre style. You can be indulged with a globally influenced menu, including a selection of dishes cooked to order at a live cooking station.
The Midlands is home to some of the oldest football clubs in the English game, but despite their colourful histories, the club stadiums have all stepped up their game when it comes to providing exceptional corporate hospitality and experiences, away from the heartache of the beautiful game.
Notts County Football Club has a wide range of newly refurbished suites available for corporate hire at the world’s oldest football league club, making Meadow Lane the ideal venue for any business event. Accommodating up to 300 delegates, the stadium offers a unique, contemporary setting. Moving from the east to the West Midlands, we come to the home of Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club. Molineux Stadium is a modern and flexible stadium: with over 40 purpose-built meeting rooms and plenty of parking, it aims to have a suite for a variety of events and briefs. The Wolves boardroom and Media Suite, where Wolves’ personnel have addressed the media through some of its 125-year history, have both been refurbished to a high standard and are now available for hire.
Built in 2012, St. George’s Park, the home of English football and its 28 England teams is a world-class venue for sports, conferences and events. With 228 modern bedrooms, a recently refurbished ballroom seating up to 500 people and a total of 24 spacious meeting rooms, it provides a training environment to develop teams and leaders in all businesses and sports.
Try and Succeed
Rugby is known as a sport of strategy twinned with brute determination, so if you need an injection of power into your team’s proceedings or require an impressive environment for what might be an intense meeting, the rugby clubs can offer historic yet comfortable spaces that exude that winning feeling.
Worcester Warriors Rugby Club’s Sixways Stadium in the West Midlands has updated its East Stand hospitality facilities over the summer in the Pitchview Suite, Duckworth Suite and the Business Lounge. A versatile, contemporary meeting and conference venue for two to 500 delegates, Sixways offers value-for-money as well as providing a personal service guaranteed to make your business events a success. The Totally Wicked Stadium, home to St Helen’s Rugby Club is a unique venue, providing a great range of fantastic pitch facing rooms. The venue can accommodate a host of events, catering for between two and 500 delegates. Its central location benefits from excellent transport links and free on-site parking.