18 Events We're Particularly Looking Forward To In 2018
Tue 02 Jan 2018
2017 was a pretty big year here at Smart Group...here's why we're so excited about 2018:
1. Royal Ascot - 19th-23rd June
Always the highlight of the social calendar, the Royal Ascot Village makes the perfect base for an exquisite day of hospitality by Smart Sport. Find out more here.
2. Smart Hospitality contract for Lord’s match day hospitality
This year, Smart Hospitality are proud to be providing match day hospitality at Lord’s. We’re looking forward to taking on this great opportunity at this prestigious event.
3. Wimbledon Championships - 2nd-15th July
Smart Sport will once again be offering sumptuous hospitality at The Lakeview Restaurant this year, with either Centre Court or No1 Court tickets. Discover more about Wimbledon’s best kept secret here.
4. Henley 2018 - 4th-8th July
Smart Sport once again has a range of world-class hospitality packages for Henley 2018 at the Temple Island Enclosure, the finest hospitality facility in the best location on the course. Tickets here.
5. 2018 Six Nations
Smart Sport are offering a range of unforgettable hospitality experiences at The Clubhouse at Twickenham, in particular during the Six Nations this Winter. Find out more and book your tickets here.
6. Launch Of Our New Venue
We have a very exciting new venue in the pipeline for this year…watch this space!
7. Affordable Arts Fair at Battersea Evolution - 7th-11th March
This event brings 1000s of original, contemporary artworks from an array of UK and international galleries, and we’re delighted it’s returning to our central London venue again this year.
8. Exhibition News Awards - 23rd March
We’re excited to welcome this event to Battersea Evolution in March 2018 for the first time. The event recognises the achievements of the UK and worldwide industry and this year 22 trophies will be awarded.
9. BT Sports Industry Awards - 26th April
Last year, 1,700 guests attended this prestigious awards evening for companies within the Sports Business Sector. This year sees it return for its tenth consecutive year at Battersea Evolution.
10. Waitrose Charity Dinner at Battersea Evolution - 18th May
This spectacular charity dinner has been held at our venue since 2012 and will once again be raising funds for Grocery Aid.
11. Go Organic Festival 2018 at Battersea Evolution - 8th-9th September
This is set to be a fantastic weekend of fabulous food, music, celebrities, lifestyle, talks and entertainment for the whole family.
12. Ski & Snowboard Show - 25th-28th October
Winter-sports fans will be delighted to hear that the Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show will be returning to the heart of Battersea Park in 2018. We can’t wait to celebrate all things snow sports with 30,000 other fans again this October…
13. M&IT Awards at Battersea Evolution - 2nd March
This year we welcome back the event industry’s biggest and most prestigious recognition programme. See you there!
14. Hospitality Rocks - 12th January
After being such a hit last year, Hospitality Rocks is returning next week to Battersea Evolution with an ice-cool Après theme! The annual event celebrates those in the Hospitality and Events industry and gives them the chance to party after a busy festive season.
15. Mystery Theme at Battersea Evolution
Battersea Evolution is welcoming a whole new Christmas party theme this year...all will be revealed soon!
16. Après at Willows Farm
Following successful years at both Battersea Evolution and Finsbury Square, this après-themed Christmas party will move to our venue in St Alban’s in 2018.
17. New York, New York at Finsbury Square
This year at Finsbury Square we’re welcoming back our much loved New York, New York theme, as we’ve held it before. Dine in Times Square this Christmas without leaving the country!
18. June 2018 - Smart Friends Incentive Programme
For the first time ever, we’re taking our top agents on the trip of a lifetime to the island of Ischia in Italy, as a thank you for their ongoing support of Smart Group.