The Top Corporate Hot Tips
From team building activities and places to stay to event space and corporate gifting for clients, we’ve got it covered
Liverpool Gin Distillery, Liverpool
Liverpool Gin Distillery offer visitors of Liverpool the opportunity to see their distillers in action. They produce their very own Liverpool Organic Gin on-site in a custom-built 600ltr copper still while visitors relax with a refreshing drink at the bar. For corporate entertaining they offer a “Gin Lab Experience” where, after meeting your tutor along with a Liverpool Gin & Tonic, you are welcomed to the distillery to learn the process of distilling gin. You will then be guided to the purpose made ‘Gin Laboratories’ where you will learn about the history of the popular spirit. Following that you explore a wide range of botanicals used to make gin,before producing your very own personalised bottle of Liverpool Gin. The Distillery offers a fun day or night experiences for corporate clients, drinks receptions, Corporate networking, client entertainment and more.
City Centre Location
Liverpool Gin Distillery 52 – 54 Castle Street, Liverpool, L2 7LQ
Build My Gift
Founded in 2017, Build My Gift was created out of a need for bespoke gifts that are beautifully wrapped to be unravelled with grace. If you’re looking to elevate your company’s gifting, Build My Gift have a corporate team dedicated to helping you create the perfect gift- be it for a forthcoming event, acknowledging the efforts of your employees, promoting your brand or building relationships with new clients.
Recognising Staff’s Efforts
A Unique Way To Say Yhank You
Build My Gift - e: email@example.com
Albatross & Arnold and The Range, Manchester
Located in the trendy Spinningfields area of Manchester, Albatross & Arnold is a stylish retreat nestled away on the first floor of the Range, allowing you to overlook the hustle and bustle of the city in pure luxury. The stunning food menu sits alongside a stellar wine list with twenty by-the-glass options, delicious cocktails and a range of exclusive whiskies and cognacs, perfect for corporate entertaining.
If you are looking for a leisurely activity with clients or colleagues The Range is home to five state of the art golf simulators, all using Foresight Technology. They use the industry leading simulator and launch monitor from Foresight Sports. The GC2 with Head Measurement Technology collects data direct from the golf ball, giving you exceptional levels of accuracy in both simulation and swing analysis. There are currently 100 top golf courses to choose from, among them are the world-famous Pebble Beach, Wentworth, Emirates Gc, and Carnoustie.
City Centre Location
Albatross & Arnold / The Range Leftbank, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3AN
t: 0161 9897050 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Overlooking the Albert Docks of Liverpool, Lunyalita offers a venue with a view to entertain clients, or celebrate with your team. They source the finest artisan Catalan and Spanish ingredients and the highest quality local fresh ingredients to produce the most authentic Spanish restaurant in the city. In addition, they also provide a breakfast and hamper delivery service to serviced apartments in the city centre and provide a full online deli service across the UK, with boardroom catering throughout Liverpool and Manchester.
Each month they host a gourmet food and wine night featuring the very best of Catalan and Spanish cooking and wine brought together in a one off uniquely paired menu- perfect for corporate entertaining.
Albert Dock Location
Unit 5, Britannia Pavilion, Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4AD
t: 0151 317 7199 e: email@example.com
Seel Street Hotel, Liverpool
If you are treating the team to a trip to Liverpool, or need a stay over for a client meeting in the city, Seel Street Hotel has all you need. The hotel combines modern luxury with the convenience of city centre living. They are just a stone’s throw from Liverpool Central railway station, ACC Liverpool, and some of the city’s best nightlife. And with 128 beautifully furnished rooms, a stylish lounge bar, and top of the range gym facilities, they have everything you need for an indulgent getaway. The hotel also has the Toucan Bar onsite which is the perfect spot to enjoy a light breakfast or a great place to kick off your evening in style. For breakfast tuck into a delicious selection of pastries and enjoy a freshly brewed coffee. And if you’re joining them in the evening, savour some of their light bites and sip classic cocktails before heading out to explore local bars.
City Centre Location
Seel Street Hotel
25-27 Seel Street, Liverpool, L1 4AU
t: 0151 709 1719 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Colony HQ, Wilmslow
Located just outside of Wilmslow, The Colony HQ is the perfect enclave for working, client entertaining and confidential off-site meetings. The contemporary, interior-designed space is a great location to bring together colleagues and clients for business breakfast and lunch meetings, supported by lightning-fast connectivity and state of the art hardware. The HQ is a place to unwind, enjoy a welcoming and well-stocked bar, delicious light snacks, and be able to network socially with like-minded professionals.
The venue offers several event spaces including;
The Terrace- with a capacity of up to 110 guests for dining and 250 for reception available for conferences, corporate summer parties, Christmas parties and networking events.
The Terrace Lounge- perfect for presentations, evening DJ and networking events for up to 120 guests.
The Meeting Room- An 8 Seater meeting room fitted with floor to ceiling windows and state of the art equipment.
The Bar & Lounge- with space for up to 150 guests perfect for networking, presentations or smaller more intimate evening functions.
The Boardroom- a 24 Seater Boardroom with large floor to ceiling windows with views over The Cheshire Countryside.
Remote Work Space
The Colony HQ Wilmslow
Altrincham Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 4LY
t: 01625 254000 e: email@example.com
The Mere, Knutsford
If a quiet, leisurely resort break with the team is needed, The Mere in Cheshire has plenty to offer. Complete with 81 luxury guest rooms, a Championship Golf Course and an award-winning Spa and Health Club. If you’re looking to host an event, The Mere boats 4 suites that can host anything from 50- 500 delegates.
The Riley Room- with a capacity for 50 people, this space is ideal for private dining or smaller events.
The Mere Suite- enjoy the privacy of a private bar, veranda and cutting-edge AV facilities for up to 120 delegates.
The George Duncan Suite- make use of a private bar and lounge area, plus a connecting syndicate room for plenty of privacy and sufficient space to interact for up to 120 people.
The James Braid Suite- impress your guests with space for up to 550, plus a private entrance, bar and stunning views of the Mere Lake.
The Mere Golf Resort & Spa
Chester Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6LJ
t: 01565 830155 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Food Sorcery, Cooking & Barista School, Didsbury
For corporate team building with a fundamentally fun twist, look no further than Food Sorcery in Didsbury. Your event is completely bespoke for your team, and the focus can be competitive or collaborative, where you can cook or make cocktails, its completely up to you.
They offer such events as:
Street Food Invention Challenge – split into teams, you’re given a huge bench of ingredients and are challenged to make at least 2 plates of street food. The idea is each person at the event tries a small portion of each dish. This is a favourite for groups as everyone is cooking for everyone else, there is collaboration within the groups, and some healthy competition.
Fine Dining - plan a multi course menu or fine dining banquet that the team work together with the chefs to produce.
If you remember Ready Steady Cook – they run a similar concept where each team is given the same set of ingredients and they have to come up with a dish for everyone to share.
Cocktail Challenge and Street Food Experience – teams are split in half, and run a masterclass/ cocktail competition while the other cook – everyone eats and then switch activities.
Big Group Activities – Street ‘Feastival’ – a multitude of cooking options and food boxes – from giant Paella pans to intricate Thai flavours
Food Sorcery Cooking & Barista School:
Waterside Hotel & Leisure Club, Wilmslow Rd, Manchester M20 5WZ
t: 0161 706 0505 e: email@example.com
Manchester Arena, Manchester
If you want to wow your clients or staff members with the ultimate entertainment, Manchester Arena has all you need and so much more. Experience the biggest and best names in live entertainment, all from the extraordinary setting of Manchester Arena’s premium hospitality zone. Entertain your clients in one of their fully stocked and furnished Prime Suites or indulge your staff with the best seats in the house with their Prime View or Prime Seats packages.
Accommodating 12-18 guests, you can reserve one of their 24 luxurious arena suites, either annually or for a single event, and experience the very best Manchester Arena has to offer. Enjoy the world’s greatest acts, that in the past have included The Rolling Stones, U2, Beyonce, Madonna, local legend Peter Kay and the superstars of international boxing, and experience arena entertainment the way it’s supposed to be.
Manchester Arena Victoria Station, Manchester, M3 1AR, UK
t: 0161 950 5113 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cottons Hotel & Spa, Knutsford
If your team needs to get away from the city, Cottons Hotel & Spa in Knutsford provides the ideal solution. For a brainstorming session or team building with some fun activities along the way, this stunning venue gives you opportunity for out-of-the-box thinking. They have 13 meeting and conference rooms for a formal set up. Bean bags for lighter moments with giant Jenga and other games to break up the day. They also have a conference café serving up nourishing brain food meals as well as a few sugary snacks to keep energy high. For delegates looking for a stay over, the hotel offers luxury rooms, complete with the all-important WIFI in case you need to work late from your room. As a bonus, for those that want to unwind after a long day’s meeting, the hotel also offers complimentary spa membership for hotel guests. This includes access to the spa with a pool, hot tub, and relaxation area.
Cottons Hotel & Spa Manchester Road, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 0SU
t: 01565 650333 e: email@example.com
Chester Racecourse, Chester
The race season finally kicked off this May and the fixture list is packed all the way up to September, giving you plenty of time to plan your corporate day at the races. With the new season, brings fresh corporate offerings from Chester Racecourse, as they promote three different private dining options (Premier package, Vintage package, and Prestige package), details of which can be found on their website below.
The racecourse has Private Boxes in both the County and the Leverhulme Stands, with each Box providing spectacular views of the Final Furlong, Winning Post and the Paddock. All of the Private Boxes are decorated to the highest standard and provide exceptional facilities, each with a private balcony. The smallest box capacity is for 10 people and the largest is for 90 people, so ideal for entertaining clients or for hosting a team celebration.
Chester Racecourse The Racecourse, Chester, CH1 2LY
t: 01244 304 600 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Abode Chester, Chester
With unparalleled views of England’s oldest working racecourse, the contemporary ABode Chester offers the perfect accommodation solution for those working in Chester city. With individually designed bedrooms and contemporary bathrooms, the Abode offer a distinct style with quality and comfort at their core.
The hotel also offers several event spaces including;
Brasserie Abode Bar- a super-stylish bar and outdoor terrace, available for exclusive hire for up to 120 people, this flexible space can host anything from product launches and networking events to morning brunch with a sophisticated backdrop.
Tattersalls Suite- boasting panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows with racecourse views. The Suite can also adapt to your business needs, with plenty of natural daylight and enough space to allow a variety of configurations including cabaret for 50, boardroom for 36 and dinner for 80 - perfect for presentations, workshop sessions, team building and much more...
Conservatory- a multifunctional space, this light and airy room can accommodate a range of set ups and boasts its own private bar as well as a unique, outdoor break-out area.
Paddock Room- keep it cosy in this intimate spot and give your working lunch some style or give someone a send-off to remember with delicious food and fine wines.
City Centre Location
ABode Chester Grosvenor Road, Chester, CH1 2DJ
t: 01244 347 000 e: email@example.com