XXVII Portugal-Spain Summit

An exclusive reception and series of private events.

Events At Vidago Palace, The Creative Platform

 

Vidago Palace Hotel

Key Facts

 

  • 80 guests from both the Spanish and Portuguese Governments.
  • An exclusive reception and series of private events.
  • National and international media coverage.
Vidago Palace, Creative Platform Presentation

Objectives

  • Provide the perfect setting for an official state event
  • Demonstrate excellent service and deliver to an international standard
  • Associate Vidago Palace Hotel with an important international event

Delivered

  • A luxurious, historic and secure setting
  • A variety of event spaces including state-of-the-art conference facilities
  • Accommodation for 80+ delegates and support staff

Success

  • International media attention 
  • Elegant surroundings and an unforgettable experience for guests
  • Maximum security and privacy for all resulting in a successful summit

 

"Provide the perfect setting for an official state event"

Paula Marques, Hotel Manager,
Vidago Palace Hotel

Paula Marquez, Vidago Palace Hotel, The Creative Platform, Prestigious Star Awards 2014
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Surrounded by natural beauty, Vidago Palace is the most prestigious hotel in Portugal, the perfect venue for destination weddings and an outstanding venue for high calibre corporate events. Long-revered as a spa retreat among Europe's elite - who came to benefit from the famed mineral waters of Vidago - the palace is a legend reborn.

 

Surrounded by natural beauty and fit for a king, Vidago Palace is the perfect event destination in Portugal


VIP 40th Birthday Weekend

A sophisticated dining experience created by a 3 Michelin Starred chef.

Events At Albergo Villa Casanova, Creative Platform Presentation

 

Albergo Villa Casanova

Key Facts

 

  • Cristal Champagne Reception on the hotel lawns.
  • 40 Guests enjoyed a 5 Course al fresco dinner with matching wines.
  • The band, flown out from London, inspired dancing by the pool, till late.
VIP 40th Birthday Party, Albergo Villa Casanova, Creative Platform Presentation

Objectives

  • Celebrate in a beautiful setting
  • Host friends and family from all over the world
  • Indulge in local Tuscan specialities

Delivered

  • An exclusive and completely private event
  • Sophisticated dining experience created by a 3 Michelin Starred chef
  • World-class event in a variety of settings

Success

  • A birthday party to remember!
  • One very happy host and 40 delighted guests

 

"World-class event in a variety of settings"

Marianne Ismail, Owner,
Albergo Villa Casanova

Marianne Ismail, Albergo Villa Casanova, The Creative Platform, Prestigious Star Awards 2014
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Albergo Villa Casanova is a beautiful Tuscan farmhouse set in 360 acres of private woodland and rolling hills. Luxurious and completely private, this luxury retreat is ideal for an exclusive wedding or corporate event.

 

A luxurious villa for weddings and events in Tuscany


Historic Wine Cellar Reception

A special dinner celebrating 42 years of exceptional service.

Evets At The Stafford London, Creative Platform Presentation, Prestigious Star Awards

 

The Stafford London

Key Facts

 

  • Reception and dinner in The Stafford Wine Cellars.
  • 20 VIPs from the global board.
  • Venue was chosen by the guest of honour.
Gala Dinner, The Stafford London, The Creative Platform

Objectives

  • Thank you for 42 years of exceptional service
  • Recognising the company from what it was, to what it is today
  • One evening with the entire executive team under one roof

Delivered

  • A truly unforgettable experience in one of London’s ‘hidden gems’
  • Guests were wowed by the history of The Stafford Wine Cellars
  • Seamless service in a very historic and memorable venue

Success

  • A private event in an amazing location
  • High standards of catering services

 

"The evening was a total triumph"

David Johnson, Director of Events,
The Stafford London

David Johnson, The Stafford London, Creative Platform Presentation, Prestigious Star Awards 2014
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Once you discover this hotel, you'll never want to leave. Hidden away in the heart of Mayfair, The Stafford London offers the most pleasing of welcomes. Gino Nardella, the hotel's Master Sommelier (one of only 211 in the world) is legendary, offering tastings and fascinating candlelit tours of the wine cellars. Sample the "Best of British" cuisine in the Lyttelton Restaurant and American Bar. 

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Your luxurious home away from home in the heart of Mayfair, with one of the best wine cellars in London


Gay Pride Cocktail

Outdoor cocktail reception with entertainment.

Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, The Creative Platform

 

Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

Key Facts

 

  • 400 Guests.
  • Corporate clients, local government, armed forces & celebrities.
  • Outdoor cocktail reception with entertainment.
Gay Pride Cocktail, Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, The Creative Platform

Objectives

  • Host a LGBT friendly summer event
  • Create large scale media coverage across TV and print media
  • Work with brand partners to deliver a great experience to guests

Delivered

  • A summer celebration with special guest Conchita Wurst
  • 28 International journalists from 11 countries
  • Champagne fountains, cocktails and decadent canapés

Success

  • Extensive media coverage via Out TV, SBS, & AT5
  • Sucessful collaboration with partners including Gay Care Thuiszorg, M-lab, Lufthansa, Fringe Festival, Moët & Chandon

 

"Extensive media coverage via Out TV, SBS & AT5"

Kees Hogetoorn, Director of Sales & Marketing,
Sofitel Legend The Grand, Amsterdam

Kees Hogetoorn, Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, Creative Platform Presentation 2, Prestigious Star Awards 2014
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Located between two gentle canals in the heart of the city, Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam boasts a rich history. Furnished with French elegance and grandeur, the hotel blends sleek design with five star facilities. There are 17 extraordinary meeting and banqueting halls as well as 52 luxury suites with Butler Service. This is the perfect spot for an executive conference or a discerning business meeting.

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The go to meetings and conference venue in the heart of historic Amsterdam


Exclusive Dream Wedding

A series of events and dinners for 220 guests, throughout a 4 day stay.

Events At Necker Island, Creative Platform, Prestigious Star Awards

 

Necker Island

Key Facts

 

  • 4 Nights Accommodation.
  • 220 Guests.
  • A series of events and dinners throughout the stay.
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Objectives

  • 8 hosted lunches/dinners with different themes
  • Itinerary of entertainment throughout the stay
  • Deliver the ‘Ultimate’ Wedding Celebration

Delivered

  • Combined event themes: Miami Vice, Brazilian, Sushi Boat, Coral
  • Different activities offered in conjuction with the main event: surfing, beach olympics, bridal party pampering
  • Beach wedding featuring a zip line entrance

Success

  • Necker Island delivered the ultimate Caribbean island wedding
  • Top level service and attention to detail
  • A very happy bride & groom and 220 guests
  • Memories to last a lifetime
  • Potential future bookings for Necker Island

 

"The ultimate Caribbean island wedding"

Natalie Odenbreit, Regional Director of Sales – UK & Europe,
Necker Island, Virgin Limited Edition

Natalie Odenbreit, Virgin Limited Edition, The Creative Platform, Event Presentation, Prestigious Star Awards 2014
Necker Island

Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson’s private paradise, is 74 acres of tropical beauty situated in the British Virgin Islands, a stunning and unspoilt area of the Caribbean. Surrounded by turquoise waters and coral reefs fringed with white sandy beaches, this is the destination for a truly special celebration or for sparking inspiration. The island can be hired exclusively for groups of up to 30 people for weddings and parties or for corporate retreats and conferences.

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Sir Richard Branson's private island - an exceptional venue for milestone celebrations and inspiration


King’s College Summer Ball

A summer party for 1,500 university students.

King's College Summer Ball, Middle Temple Hall, Creative Platform

 

Middle Temple Hall

Key Facts

 

  • Dinner for 300 Guests in the Elizabethan Hall.
  • Garden party for 1,500 guests.
  • Big Top tent set up and dismantled in one day.
  • 131 staff with over 1,728 Pimms served
Middle Temple Hall, Creative Platform Presentation

Objectives

  • Secure party venue for 1,500 students
  • Space for various types of entertainment 
  • Value for money in an iconic London venue

Delivered

  • A successful event in a central London location
  • A wide range of catering and bar services
  • Exceptional service was delivered between numerous entertainment performances

Success

  • Client re-booked for 2015
  • Guests had a great party in a safe environment  
  • Great feedback from all, especially on social media

 

"Exceptional service was delivered between numerous entertainment performances"

Lorraine Butler, Sales and Marketing Manager,
Middle Temple Hall

Lorraine Butler, Middle Temple Hall, The Creative Platform, Event Presentation, Prestigious Star Awards 2014
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Middle Temple Hall is arguably the finest example of an Elizabethan Hall in London today. Set in a secluded courtyard and with its own gardens, Middle Temple is perfect for both corporate and private events. The sweeping green lawns make for an idyllic backdrop for a garden party and the main hall can be transformed into a truly spectacular banqueting or reception venue.

 

One of the finest Elizabethan Halls in London and one of the four ancient Inns of Court


90th Anniversary Of Gleneagles

Gala dinner with entertainment from the legendary Laurie Holloway.

Anniversary At Gleneagles, Creative Platform, Prestigious Star Awards

 

Gleneagles

Key Facts

 

  • 130 of Gleneagles’ most loyal guests.
  • An homage to the glamour of the 1920s.
  • Gala dinner with entertainment from the legendary Laurie Holloway.
Events At Gleneagles, The Creative Platform

Objectives

  • A truly ‘wow’ experience that delivered lasting memories for guests
  • A spectacular and opulent backdrop
  • World-class entertainment and dining 

Delivered

  • Demonstrate Gleneagles’ impeccable service
  • Reward and thank loyal guests
  • Celebrate the Gleneagles brand values 

Success

  • Amazing feedback from guests
  • Excellent PR around the event, and all 90th anniversary activity 

 

"An homage to the glamour of the 1920s"

Charlotte Drinkwater, Regional Sales Manager,
Gleneagles

Charlotte Drinkwater, The Gleneagles Hotel, The Creative Platform, Event Presentation, Prestigious Star Awards 2014
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There is only one place on earth considered 'heaven' by the golfing elite, 'infallible' by world-leaders, 'sensational' by discerning brides-to-be and simply 'impeccable' by corporate clientele. Nestled in a picturesque 850-acre estate, Gleneagles is renowned the world over for its three championship golf courses, Michelin star dining, leisure facilities and its splendid country pursuits. The hotel's rich heritage and hospitality credentials make it the ideal venue for private celebrations as well as corporate events and entertaining in the most spectacular setting. Its exceptional event spaces combined with the unmatched natural beauty of the region, provide an exhilarating and inspirational backdrop to any occasion.

  

Scotland's most inspirational venue for extraordinary business events and private celebrations