The Best Hospitality Packages at The Biggest Sporting Events of 2017

A new year means a new calendar of fantastic sporting events to be seen in some of the UK’s best stadia. We’ve listed 5 must-see sporting events coming up over the next year and the best possible hospitality packages available.

Whether you’re impressing clients at Twickenham, or watching Sir Andy Murray at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, there are outstanding VIP hospitality packages available to make sure you and yours have the very best view of some of the world’s best athletes.

6 Nations at Twickenham Stadium, London

6 Nations - Wales vs. Scotland
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Europe’s best and most entertaining annual international rugby competition returns again early this year. England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, and France will do battle to see which world-class team wins the Grand Slam. Italy will also be there. This year there’s only one place to watch it: Twickenham.

Best way to watch it?

Cheering England, last year’s 6 Nations victors to glory at Twickenham will always be special. However, watching from The Clubhouse at Twickenham will be the icing on the cake for any avid rugby fan.

The Clubhouse offers the chance to drink in a dedicated rugby bar that gives groups the chance to rub shoulders with past legends of the game. This hospitality event is a fantastic way to impress colleagues and clients alike, and is the most stylish and exclusive way to enjoy rugby at it’s very highest level.

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Haye versus Bellew at the 02 Arena, London

Haye vs. Bellew
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The war of words between these two giants of boxing is already in full swing months before the actual event. Bellew recently questioned his rivals stamina, saying Haye “hasn’t got the fight in him anymore.” In a Twitter riposte, the Hayemaker told Bellew to “get back under your rock you rat.” The two even came to blows during a press conference.

The build up means that this fight will be one of the knockout events of the 2017 boxing calendar. People in pubs, sports bars and houses up and down the country will be these two fighters put on the greatest show on Earth. However, there are ways to watch it that will be simply a cut above.

Best way to watch it?

VIP Inner ringside seats for this one have been going for £1000 to £2000, with an elite list of celebrity fans bound to be there. The ultimate way to watch this fight is from the front row, however these would set you back £2500 and are unsurprisingly difficult to obtain.

Unfortunately ringside seats sold for the fight sold like proverbial hotcakes. However, there are still hospitality packages available, Hello Front Row offer a package that includes elevated seating (not on the front row), champagne on arrival and three-course meal for £699 per person.

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2017 UEFA Champions League final at The Principality Stadium, Cardiff

UEFA Champions League
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The Principality Stadium, formerly known as the Millennium Stadium, will be the venue for the final of the world’s biggest club competition, the UEFA Champions League. Europe’s two best teams will battle it out in the 60,000 seater stadium.

Seats will be hot property, and watching it like a VIP a difficult task. However, attending this event is a must for any avid football fan, and a sure way to impress everyone from your friends to your international clients, as the competition is loved all over the world.

In previous seasons, tickets have been touted for thousands of pounds. In 2013, when the final was held at Wembley, London, a pair of tickets were being sold for as much as £14,000 on the black market.

Best way to watch it?

General tickets go on sale in Spring 2017, they will undoubtedly be difficult to get. Fortunately for those looking to watch the game like a VIP, hospitality tickets are on sale now for £1,900 per person. Tickets allow you to soak up some history with access to the hospitality village in the grounds of Cardiff Castle premises, free champagne and high-end catering.

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Andy Murray at Wimbledon, London

Andy Murray at Wimbledon
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The current world number one and reigning Wimbledon champion will be joined by the greats of men’s and women’s tennis for the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. The tournament, hosted by the All England Lawn Tennis Club, dates back to 1877 and perfectly combines history, celebrity glamour and sporting action.

This year, like every year, the tournament is a mustn’t miss for sports fans.

Best way to watch it?

Everyone wants to watch the final, especially if the best British player in over a century, Andy Murray, is involved. Last year’s Gentlemen’s singles final was watched by 13.3 million people up and down the country. However, to truly watch the match in style and entertain colleagues, guests and friends, you want to look at hospitality packages.

The All England Lawn Tennis Club hospitality packages include a mix of Centre and No.1 Court tickets and Champagne on arrival, a sumptuous three-course buffet lunch and that most quintessentially British of treats, afternoon tea.

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IAAF World Championships at the Olympic Stadium, London

Katarina Johnson-Thompson - javelin throw
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The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) organizes the World Championships in Athletics. The inaugural competition in August 1983 was held in Finland, the 2017 IAAF World Championship will be in London.

Excitement for the Championships, the largest event of this kind to grace the capital since the 2012 Olympics, is palpable. This video not only shows some of the stars that will be in action this summer, it also perfectly sums up the mad scramble athletic fans face in order to get tickets for their favourite sporting events.

Best way to watch it?

London 2017 Athletics are running the ‘The Diamond Package’, which includes a champagne reception before enjoying sumptuous cuisine and entertainment from celebrity guest speakers. The package promises “unrivalled views of all the world class athletics action.”

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