mirates Old Trafford can transform your event into an iconic event. Looking to host a fashion show, annual conference or launch a new product? We can accommodate all event genres, it’s no wonder O2, Google, Mercedes and Disney to name but a few have chosen to host their event here. Winner of the Gold Business Tourism Award from the Visit England Awards for Excellence 2014, Emirates Old Trafford is now recognised as one of the UK’s most prestigious locations for conferences and events.
The Point is our award winning sustainable venue which can cater for a variety of events. Featuring an elevated glass-fronted suite with a balcony overlooking the famous Old Trafford cricket pitch, the suite offers seven metre headroom with no pillars to impede the view. The room itself is flexible and can be divided into three sections perfect for smaller events. A footbridge links The Point to the redeveloped Pavilion, allowing delegates to have easy access to breakout rooms and syndicate spaces in the Pavilion.
Our range of meeting rooms and stunning suites in the Pavilion and the AJ Bell Player’s and Media Centre, offer maximum flexibility whatever your requirements. Catering for groups of 10 to 1,000, the Club’s experienced staff are always on hand to answer any questions which you may have and to advise which of our meeting rooms and suites will be most suitable for your needs.
1125 square metres of space for whatever exhibition you are looking to host
hatever exhibition you are looking to host, we have the space for you, 1125 square meters of space in fact. It’s no surprise that Toyota known for their innovation in the motor world chose to host their car launch in the cutting edge facilities offered by Emirates Old Trafford. We’ve staged prestigious exhibitions for BAPO, Aqua Enviro and Fisher Scientific utilising the Indoor Cricket Centre for extra exhibition space. Sarah Heeley from Fisher Scientific stated:
‘Science World 2013 was excellent. The Point was an important element of the event, providing just the right balance of space and atmosphere for our exhibitors and delegates’.
With state of the art facilities including interior lighting systems, a digital signage system, movable interior walls and electronic black out blinds we truly offer a unique setting for exhibitions. We have the space to impress your delegates with bright and spacious suites overlooking the hallowed turf. Our versatile award winning venue provides interlinking space with a footbridge linking The Point to the redeveloped Pavilion, creating an exhibition organisers dream.
EOT has an impeccable reputation for drinks receptions, dinners and award ceremonies.
resh, innovative, dining at exceptional quality has earned Emirates Old Trafford an impeccable reputation for drinks receptions, dinners and award ceremonies. The Christie, The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and Adidas to name but a few have recently experienced our exquisite catering and hospitality.
Guests can enjoy our prestigious surroundings from the decadence of the Pavilion to the striking features of The Point. The Point has 53 hanging points in our 7 metre high ceiling, you really can go all out on your event. However, if you have a smaller budget, our in house PA system and interior lighting allows you to simply just turn up on the day.
Looking to host a drinks reception? The Mezzanine in The Point and the Atrium bar in The Point can provide the perfect space for guests to mingle. With the capacity to cater for groups from 10-1000 our hospitality team would be delighted to hear from you to discuss your own particular requirements and budget. Browse our mouth-watering images to get a flavour of what to expect from our prestigious venue.
Private Parties and Proms
Emirates Old Trafford is accustomed to electric celebrations off the pitch
pecial birthday? Retirement party? Bar Mitzvah? End of year prom or a company celebration? Emirates Old Trafford is accustomed to electric celebrations on the pitch. Now with our unrivalled state of the art facilities these electric celebrations effortlessly extend into making your party memorable.
We have a variety of suites for you to choose from. The 1864 suite in the Pavilion is perfect for parties. Situated behind the bowler’s arm, the suite is one of the finest suites at Emirates Old Trafford, boasting a fantastic view of the ground. With a seated balcony and its own private bar, this suite is perfect for parties for more than 160 people. Complementing the 1864 suites, we have the Members Lounge based in The Pavilion. With high ceiling and arch windows the members lounge is ideal for a spectacular event in a decadent setting. Over in The Point we have full blackout facilities and amazing lighting, with the capacity to hold up to 1000 or 850 with a dance floor!
So whether you seek an atmosphere oozing sheer sophistication, intimacy or vibrancy we have the expertise for your event. From a Parisian themed party to one of festival chic to a relaxed 60th to name but a few, the possibilities at Emirates Old Trafford are endless.
Looking for a venue which is both opulent and contemporary? Something old and something new?
ooking for the perfect Manchester wedding venue? The Point and The Pavilion are licensed for weddings and civil partnerships and cater for small intimate gatherings to a larger celebration with capacity from 80 to 800. Whether you are looking for a venue to host your wedding breakfast or reception, with magnificent views of the famous Old Trafford pitch, you will be bowled over for choice at Emirates Old Trafford. With the opportunity to go pitch side for photographs we truly do offer the perfect wedding solution. Don’t just take our word for it, the Hunts held their wedding reception in The Point and commented:
“We had such a wonderful evening. We have received so many compliments from friends and family about the venue, the food and the service. Several guests have already expressed an intention to use the venue themselves for future events. We honestly could not find fault with anything and the whole evening ran seamlessly”.
We also welcome multi-cultural weddings and have vast experience in hosting Jewish and Asian ceremonies. We know what is needed to make your day unique and spiritual, seize the yihud moment and celebrate with us. Emirates Old Trafford has an excellent reputation for the high standard of service and warmth of our hospitality, ensuring that we make your wedding a day to remember.
Contact us for details on wedding packages that we can offer, including details and prices.
Entertain your guests in a setting like no other!
mirates Old Trafford saw the return of hosting major International cricket matches in 2013 and they came no bigger than the Ashes clash between old sporting rivals Australia.
The newly refurbished Pavilion, four storeys high and resplendent as a blend of old and new complimented the existing Point facility, with its blend of smaller to mid-sized rooms, offering the perfect space to entertain in a more intimate environment. In contrast ‘The Point’ with its high ceiling and vast floor space allowing capacity for 1000+ hospitality clients.
Dame Sarah Storey recently attended hospitality in The Point and commented:
I had an amazing day at Emirates Old Trafford for the 1st day of the 4th Test between England and India. The hospitality at The Point was superb with plenty of space for everyone, amazing food and an incredible atmosphere. It was a day to remember and one that everyone should experience.
2014 has been equally exciting for International sport in the North-West. Wednesday 28th May saw the Royal London One day clash between England and Sri Lanka, whilst the world’s largest cricket playing nation India returned in August for the 4th Investec test match.
Whatever hospitality experience you are looking for, Emirates Old Trafford has a variety of facilities and packages to best suit you and your guests. Register your interest for information on our 2015 hospitality packages. Looking for concert hospitality? Check out our packages for the Foo Fighters who are performing at Emirates Old Trafford on the 27th May 2015.
Away day or team building event?
ruly experience Emirates Old Trafford
Did you know we run cricket team building packages? Looking to break away from the boardroom and exhilarate your team? If you are a company looking for a team building package with a difference look no further. We have a variety of packages available, from a one hour team game to a three hour coaching and games session.
Our popular Boardroom and Bowling package allows you to use our meeting facilities in either the morning or afternoon and spend the rest of your day with 3 hours of coaching and games in the Indoor Cricket Centre led by our experienced coaching staff. BASIC a Manchester based charity recently experienced this team building package. Commenting on the day, Andy Golightly BASIC fundraiser said:
The day was brilliant from start to finish! The Players’ Lounge was first class for the conferencing facilities and the food was delicious. The cricket coaches got everyone involved in the coaching and games session and I would thoroughly recommend this as a unique team building day
Boardroom and Bowling Package highlights:
• Main meeting room hire in the stunning AJ Bell Players & Media Centre
• Personal event manager throughout the day
• 3 hour coaching and games led by fully ECB qualified staff
• A memorable team building day!
Manchester's ultimate venue for sparkling Christmas celebrations
eeking a Manchester Christmas party venue? Helping you enjoy the perfect Christmas do is what we do at Emirates Old Trafford. We have a variety of party packages guaranteed to make your festive celebrations a sparkling success. From Christmas parties in The Point to a Christmas Carvery in The Pavilion or even a disco lunch you will be spoilt for choice! Why not make a night of it and stay in The Old Trafford Lodge?
We also cater for private parties whether you are planning a Christmas celebration amongst friends and family or organising an office party, our Private Party packages give you an option to take the individual approach; choose either a buffet menu or a formal dinner and tailor the mood to your requirements. Add your own blend of entertainment and you’ll end up with the perfect party! As always, our dedicated Events team will be on hand to guide you through and take the hassle out of the organisation, leaving you free to focus on hosting in style.
Live music, a resident DJ and our professional team will ensure that you will have a night to remember from first course to last dance. Here’s what Urmston Primary school who attended a Christmas party in The Point said:
“We booked our party based on a recommendation and had a BRILLIANT time! The food was great and service was exceptional. We had someone in our party who was gluten free and the meal she received was the best she’d ever had at a Christmas function. Being greeted as we arrived with a free drink started the evening well. We all had a great time so much so that we are booking as soon as possible for 2014″.
So whether you’re organising an office party or a family get together our bespoke Christmas packages for 2014 are now available, take a look at our brochure!
NEW! You can now buy your Christmas party tickets online through our ticket store.
The Foo Fighters return to Emirates Old Trafford in May 2015!
ove live music? From Oasis and Muse to Take That, Emirates Old Trafford has not only hosted the biggest superstar’s in the business but created memorable concert experiences for spectator’s worldwide. Refusing to rest on nostalgia, Emirates Old Trafford is back for a new era of live entertainment. The hallowed turf will once again transform from a world famous sporting arena into a show stopping concert venue for up to 55,000 spectators.
American rock band Foo Fighters will return to Emirates Old Trafford next year after previously headlining the venue in 2006. The band, led by former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl, will play at the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club on 27 May 2015 as Emirates Old Trafford marks its return to full concert hosting status following a £45 million redevelopment of the ground. Get ready to participate in an auditory extravaganza like no other!