Making sure that you thank your staff properly every year and that you build good relationships with your clients has always been crucial for business. As a result there is an entire industry that is based around making sure that you provide excellent hospitality to people that you value in business and there are a number of options that are suitable for all types of occasions.
Because business can cater for people from all walks of life with a broad range of interests finding a corporate event for hospitality can be quite difficult. It has to be something that can be enjoyed by everyone regardless of their age, sex and interests. The best way to find a corporate event that appeases the interests of all of the people that you entertain is to pick something that enables a number of different activities in one event.
For example choose an event that can be enjoyed passively, that can involve people and at a place that serves good food and you will manage to keep event the most random group of people happy. Some of the best examples of this are sports events. This is because they typically allow people to watch sport which can be enjoyed by people regardless of whether they are into sport or not (the excitement of attending a big sports event is not lost on event the most sport fearing of people) and the best thing about sports events is that they invariably offer up great corporate facilities and fantastic food - great for those that really have no interest.
It is essential that you and your delegates enjoy your corporate hospitality events and if successful these events can reap great rewards for all involved. You can develop new friendships and enjoy a great day out. So what are some of the best sporting events that you could attend for a business hospitality day?
A day at the races is a great day out regardless of whether you are a horse racing fan or not. It can be incredibly glamorous and exciting for people that make the most of the corporate facilities. The food that is served at the horse racing is incredible. The races is synonymous with high class entertainment and horse racing events are great places for hospitality and the food and beverages served at a big meet is second to none.
It is no wonder that horse racing is considered the 'sport of kings'. There are hundreds of race meetings held every year across the UK but the best of these are the bigger events such as the Cheltenham National Hunt festival, the Aintree Grand National and the Royal Ascot event at Ascot. So if you want to wine and dine your delegates with high end entertainment then consider the horseracing as a great option for people with a diverse range of interests.
Cricket might not be the first choice for people that are looking to host a corporate hospitality event but it would be wasteful not to consider it. I am not a cricket fan per say but I have to say that my trip to the cricket for a business event was one of the most enjoyable that I have ever attended. The cricket is a great sport that you can enjoy both actively and passively.
The hospitality suites provide wonderful food and drink and games provide a great atmosphere that will interest even those that don't like cricket. The pace of the game allows time for you to chat to your business associates and build up relationships throughout the progress of a game.
Shaun Parker is an expert on the range of corporate events available on the market he shares his expertise to help you choose the right event for you.