Top Ten Corporate Hospitality Events for 2012

There can be no better way than building relationships with your clients at a top sporting event, so why not choose one of the following top ten corporate hospitality events for 2012;

  1. Twickenham Six Nations Rugby: England will be looking to bounce back after a tough World Cup in New Zealand and with interim coach Stuart Lankaster in charge, the players will be out to impress in order to keep their places. England takes on Wales on 25 February, before playing Ireland on 17 March.
  2. British Grand Prix: After two years of domination by Sebastian Vettel, the two British drivers Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button will be keen to impress and win in front of their own fans at Silverstone on Sunday 8 July 2012. Formula One is one of the most glamorous sporting events to attend and impress your key clients.
  3. England v Australia One Day Internationals: With England now crowned the number one Test match side in the World, they will be looking to advance up the One Day Rankings in 2012 and there can be no better to do this than to beat big rivals, Australia. The five match series takes place between 29 June and 10 July 2012, with matches being staged at Lords, The Oval, Edgbaston, Durham and Old Trafford. The battles between new Aussie fast bowler James Pattinson and England’s batting genius, Eoin Morgan are likely to be key to the series result.
  4. European Football Championships: Spain will certainly be the team to beat at the European Championships in Poland and Ukraine, having won the last FIFA World Cup and UEFA European Championship. With the likes of Wayne Rooney, Theo Walcott and Scott Parker in the side, England will be hoping they can go all the way in the tournament, which takes place in June 2012.
  5. Wimbledon Tennis Championship: Will 2012 finally be the year we have a British Men’s champion? Andy Murray has had a strong 2011 and will be hoping to push the likes of Federer, Nadal and Djokovic all the way. Rain stopped play is an inconvenience of the past now with the fantastic Centre Court roof! Enjoying one of the UK’s top social events in style, will ensure your client has a day they will never forget.
  6. Cheltenham Race Festival: The Cheltenham Festival is quite simply, sport at its very best. With an amazing 60,000 people cheering ‘their’ horse up the famous Cheltenham hill to victory, the atmosphere simply has to be seen to be believed. With a variety of bands and other forms of entertainment, Cheltenham is more than just a Race Festival, it is a whole social experience.
  7. Cartier International Polo: Cartier International Polo is the most prestigious polo event in the world and epitomises the high society lifestyle enjoyed by royalty and celebrities alike. The excitement of the polo ponies galloping across the pitch and the buzz from the crowd, ensure that you will have an experience like no other.
  8. Henley Royal Regatta: For over a century and a half, The Henley Royal Regatta has been the essence of an English social event. Situated on such a beautiful stretch of the River Thames, this event provides an ideal medium for business entertainment. With an opportunity to take a cruise down the Thames and see the rowing at first end, there is no better way to impress your clients
  9. The Open Championship Golf: There have been some fabulous performances from Darren Clarke and Rory McIlroy over the last 12 months in majors and this pair will be looking to repeat their 2011 feats in the 2012 Open, which is being held at Royal Lytham and St Annes in Lancashire. With Tiger Woods appearing to be getting back towards his best, the 2012 Open is sure to be highly entertaining.
  10. The Grand National: Aintree Racecourse is known to millions worldwide as the home of the Grand National; The World’s greatest steeplechase. The festival is now well and truly established as one of the great horse racing festivals and one of the year’s top social occasions. The 2012 Festival takes place between 12-14 April 2012.