Hampden in line to scoop top awards

Hampden Park
Hampden Park

Hampden Park has been shortlisted for a string of prestigious accolades at the Stadium Experience Awards which celebrate excellence.

The national football stadium has been nominated in three categories in the Stadium Events and Hospitality Awards 2016.

The sporting venue and its catering and hospitality partner, Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events, is up for the Non-Matchday Mystery Shopper Award, Matchday Hospitality Award (large stadium) and the Overall Matchday Hospitality Award, in recognition of its first-class private, corporate and matchday events.

Competing with a number of football and rugby stadia across the UK, the stadium will receive a mystery shopper style sales call before its entries are judged by an expert panel.

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on June 2 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

David Trotter, from Sodexo Prestige Stadia and Racecourses, said: “It’s fantastic to be nominated for such a prestigious awards and it provides solid recognition of our exceptional track record of delivering top customer service and organising top-quality events.

“As Scotland’s national stadium, Hampden Park has an incredible history and our team offer a first-class service to clients looking to organise all manner of events from meetings and conferences to concerts and matchday hospitality.”

Sodexo employs around 35,000 people, and delivers services that improve the quality of life to clients at some 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, justice and defence sectors.

With an annual turnover of more than £1bn, Sodexo delivers a range of services ranging from catering, cleaning, reception to asset management, security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling clients to focus on their core business.