Hosting a table


Tips for Hosting a Table: Entertaining Guests with Corporate Hospitality Experiences.


Hosting a table at Twickenham, or going to the Test Match at Edgbaston? It’s time to switch on the charm and ensure that your guests enjoy the experience. Here are our top tips:

Do your homework…
Reach out to guests beforehand and give them all the details that they need to know. Especially the dress code!

Make a cunning plan…
Put together a cunning seating plan. Don't put competitors next to each other and steer the conversation away from politics!

Arrange a meet up…
Suggest meeting your guests before you head to the event. This informal start to the day will mean that everyone is relaxed before they’ve even sat down.

Know your crowd…
Without too much LinkedIn stalking, get to know your guests before meeting them so that you have some conversation starters in the bag.

Be a gentleman or gentlewoman…
Big smiles when they arrive and make sure that they have a drink or canapé to enjoy.  

Take your time…
Do not rush through conversations with your guests like a whirlwind. Have a proper discussion with them all. If someone is a little left out, why not reach out to them and invite them to join the conversation?

At the end of the day, the perfect host remains calm in a crowd and ensures that everyone is having a good time. Hospitality at a sporting event is meant to make for a fun time for all, so make sure you enjoy it.