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Stoke City Football Club Joins Stadium Experience

Thu 14th Sep 2017 | Marketing & PR

Premier League team, Stoke City Football Club has become the ninth major stadium venue to join Stadium Experience in 2017. 

The newest addition grows the Stadium Experience membership to a total of 55 clubs across the UK and Ireland.  The association continues to gain momentum by increasing its membership by nearly 20% in the last 8 months alone. 

The nine new clubs include: Arsenal Football Club, Ipswich Town Football Club, Manchester United Football Club, Nottingham Forest Football Club, St. Helens Rugby Club, Stoke City Football Club, Swansea City Association Football Club and Ospreys Rugby, as well as the association’s first Irish venue; Croke Park in Dublin. 

Stoke City Football Club can welcome up to 400 theatre style and 380 banquet style, as well as 956 square metres of exhibition space.  A quality and superior venue, the bet365 Stadium offers a combination of executive catering available for over 1,000 people, a variety of event suites, and a car park that can hold a marquee the size of 800 square metres. Day delegate rates start from £33 including VAT.  Call 01782 592233 or email events@stokecityfc.com for more information.

Stadium Experience is a not-for-profit marketing collaboration aiming to promote and market stadium venues for conferences and events.  The organisation was established in 2002 focusing purely on football venues, and evolved in 2013 to welcome rugby stadium venues for the first time.  Some of the activities include; sharing best practice and ideas, joint exhibition opportunities, meeting event buyers and agencies as a consortium, regular newsletters, an annual recognitions awards celebration; The Stadium Events & Hospitality Awards and much more.

Paula Jones from Stoke City FC, commented: “We are thrilled to be part of Stadium Experience; having spoken to other members we feel that this will be a fabulous opportunity to market ourselves, network across the industry whilst gaining some valuable best practice ideas to improve customer experience here at the bet365 stadium.”

Collette Salmon, Sales Manager at Liverpool Football Club, and Chair of Stadium Experience, said: “A warm welcome to Stoke City FC!  In recent years the membership of Stadium Experience has grown significantly.  The stadium venues really value the sharing of best practice and ideas, as well as networking opportunities with event buyers across the country.  We are very much led by the members so if there are changing markets and new focuses then we prioritise these initiatives.  We actively welcome any football or rugby stadium venue who would like to find out more about us, and potentially join our consortium.”

For more details on joining Stadium Experience, please visit www.stadiumexperience.com/join-stadium-experience

Posted by: Kev Howland 

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