Emirates Old Trafford nominated for venue award
EMIRATES OLD Trafford has been nominated for the COOLest Sporting Venue category at the 2016 Prestige Events COOL venue awards which takes place in London this week.
The home of Lancashire County Cricket Club faces competition from the likes of Wembley Stadium, Emirates Stadium, the Ricoh Arena, Lord’s and Silverstone for the accolade.
The awards evening takes place at the Cafe de Paris in London on Thursday 3 March.
According to the judging criteria, a COOL venue should have charisma, originality, style, innovation, authenticity, aspiration, and uniqueness.
2015 was a fantastic year for Emirates Old Trafford with three international cricket matches, a sold out Foo Fighters concert and numerous conferences and events in its state of the art The Point and Pavilion.
Next year promises to be an even more exciting and COOL year for the venue with the Rihanna and Beyonce concerts in the summer, an Investec Test match between England and Pakistan, a NatWest International T20 between the two nations, the building of the brand new four star 150-bedroom Hilton Garden Inn as well as a whole host of high profile conferences and events.