Stadium Experience announces Global Payments Inc. and Hungrrr will serve as the official headline sponsors of The Stadium Events Hospitality Award 2023.
Global Payments is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology and software solutions, serving more than 4 million merchants worldwide. The company provides distinctive cloud-based software and payment solutions to stadium and entertainment venues globally, enabling these venues to elevate the fan experience through frictionless digital and in-person interactions.
Hungrrr enables stadiums and hospitality businesses to take, manage and deliver orders seamlessly through their own branded mobile app and website ordering system, all for a low-cost monthly package. Introduce order to seat within the stadium, or use QR code table ordering to improve your hospitality experience.
The awards will be hosted on Thursday 8th June 2023, at St. Mary’s Stadium, home of Southampton Football Club. Around 400 guests from 40+ stadium venues will be welcomed to experience a four-course menu, awards ceremony, live entertainment, and an exclusive onsite after party into the early hours. The event is organised by Stadium Experience and the venues catering partner, Saints Events.
The impressive awards event recognises the efforts and dedication shown by the catering, operations and conference and events teams at every football, rugby and cricket stadium across the UK. There are over 14 categories available to enter this year, closing 31st March. Tickets are available now, starting at just £105 each. View more information on The Stadium Events & Hospitality Awards 2023.
“We are delighted to serve as a headline sponsor for this prestigious event that celebrates the success of an industry constantly striving to improve the fan experience. Our ability to marry software and payments allows us to offer differentiated capabilities, enabling operators to create an enhanced experience that increases fan engagement and drives loyalty.”
Steve McArdle, Director, Stadia & Venue Solutions for Global Payments
Alasdair Lindsay, Director of Hospitality Sales at Hungrrr, added: “Hungrrr is revolutionising the food and beverage ordering experience for customers in the hospitality and stadium sectors. A comprehensive platform that offers seamless ordering, increased revenue, real-time data insights and analytics, personalised marketing, contactless ordering, seamless integration with POS systems, and customizable branding options. Currently working with industry leaders Subway, Hilton, GDK, Brewdog, and stadiums around the globe, Hungrrr has established itself as a leader, delivering value and success to its clients. The hospitality and stadium sectors demand innovative solutions, and Hungrrr provides exactly that – a game-changing platform that helps businesses stay ahead of the curve and deliver a world-class customer experience.”
Debbie Rigney, Marketing & PR Manager for Stadium Experience and the awards organiser, said: “We are thrilled to be working with both Global Payments and Hungrrr for our annual awards, which are now in their 16th year. We’d like to extend our thanks for their support of the 2023 event at Southampton FC, and look forward to showcasing these amazing companies to our stadium venues from across the UK.”
Stadium Experience is also keen to explore awards sponsorship opportunities with other companies who would like to get involved.