Sicilian Festival Of Wine

A 3-day celebration showcasing the best of Italian wine

Ocean View Terraces For Events, Hotel Villa Diodoro, Prestigious Venues


Hotel Villa Diodoro

Event Summary


A 3 day event celebrating the excellence of Italian wine. The program featured guided wine tasting by experts, Michelin star cooking masterclasses and a celebratory gala dinner on the final night. 150 of the best Italian wine producers exhibited their top products to selected VIP guests and F&B journalists.

Banco DAssaggio, Wine Event, Hotel Villa Diodoro, Best Events, Prestigious Star Awards 2019


  • To showcase a variety of fine Italian wines to industry experts and F&B journalists


  • 3 exciting days featuring cooking masterclasses, guided wine tastings and a celebratory gala dinner


  • 2,000 visitors, 650 Italian wine labels, 70 F&B Journalists, National Media coverage, Top "Made in Italy" Brands and the presence of Top Italian Wine and Food producers

"Top 'Made in Italy' Brands and the presence of  Top Italian Wine and Food producers made the event unique and gave prestige and visibility to our Venue" 

Patrizia Costa, Senior Sales Manager, Gais Hotels Group Taormina

Hotel Villa Diodoro, Thumbail, Prestigious Venues
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Hotel Villa Diodoro is an incredible venue, located on Taormina's cliffside. Diodoro has commanding views of the Ionian sea, just a few steps from the heavenly town of Taormina, in Sicily. This venue offers majestic event spaces for conferences, meetings, networking and corporate events. Hotel Villa Diodoro's event spaces are also perfect for grand weddings and gala dinners. The Diodoro estate, part of Gais Hotels has its very own vineyard 'Tenuta winery' located a few miles away at the base of Mount Etna. In partnership with the spectacular Il Picciolo Golf Club, the estate offers an 18-hole golf course set on top of a volcanic rock, only minutes from Tenuta winery. For events on the beach, you can request the beach terraces of Diodoro's sister hotel, Caparena. In brief, the Diodoro and its vast estate offers a unique world of its own for extraordinary occasions.

A 3-day celebration showcasing the best of Italian wine

Taste of The Golden Age

A Michelin starred dinner celebrating the 17th Century "Dutch Golden Age"

Outdoor View, Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam, Prestigious Venues


Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam

Event Summary


A very special evening for a select group of VIP guests themed around the 'Dutch Golden Age.' Held in a series of the venue's historic spaces and accompanied by music from well-known 17th century composers, guests truly felt as though they had been transported back in time. Waiters dressed for the occasion provided guests with true 'Waldorf Service' at each table and guests enjoyed a delectable menu prepared by the in-house Two-Michelin Star Chef Sidney Schutte.

Waiter, Taste of the Golden Age, Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam, Best Events 2019


  • To transport guests back to the Dutch Golden Age for an evening of elegant luxury


  • Waldorf Bellmen waited at the door with torches to welcome guests into the event. Upon entering the Hooft Ballroom, guests were seated at themed tables and served by themed waiters. Music by classic composers entertained the diners as they were served a bespoke menu of dishes artfully prepared by Two-Michelin Star Chef, Sidney Schutte.


  • The feedback received from the attending guests was extremely positive and all guests enjoyed their participation in such an elegant experience at Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam.


"An event that highlighted how the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam's unique characteristics can be used to conjure a true luxury hospitality experience"

Robin Klabbers, Senior Marketing Executive, Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam

Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam, Thumbnail, Prestigious Venues
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam Logo

This unique venue in Amsterdam is comprised of six monumental 17th and 18th-century double-fronted canal palaces. Located in the heart of the city by the Herengracht canal, Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam offers an elegant setting for a wide variety of occasions. The Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam event spaces are made up of seven exclusive meeting and event rooms that can host a variety of events and celebrations. The grand ballroom overlooks the canal and is the ideal location for exclusive social events of up to 160 people. There are four multifunctional meeting rooms for conferences, receptions or business meetings. All of these spaces overlook the Herengracht canal or the private courtyard garden. This venue's distinctive decor and rich heritage make it a stand out event destination in Amsterdam.

A Michelin starred dinner celebrating the 17th Century "Dutch Golden Age"

Blue Experience

Launch event for new luxury family resort Valamar Girandella, located in Istria, Croatia.

Valamar Girandella Resort, Prestigious Venues, 2


Valamar Girandella Resort in Rabac, Croatia

Event Summary


Presenting the new Valamar Girandella Resort 4*/5* to the most important business partners as well as Croatian and foreign media. The event began with an investors day and a meeting of the Supervisory Board attended by top management. In the evening an outdoor beach party was held for guests with a full entertainment program - live band, aerial cube acrobatics, glitter ball contortion act, a DJ and fireworks.

Valamar Girandella Resort, Prestigious Venues


  • Presenting a new Valamar Girandella Resort 4*/5* to important business partners as well as Croatian and foreign media


  • Presentation of the Valamar Girandella Resort and city Rabac through the entertainment program and resort tours throughout the evening


  • Huge attendance, event photography for internal library, wide-ranging media coverage


"Attended by top business leaders and partners"

Valamar Girandella Resort

Valamar Girandella Resort, Prestigious Venues, 2
Valmar Logo, Prestigious Venues

City Law Firm Centenary Celebrations

Celebrating 100 years of business with a lakeside champagne reception and gala dinner in a thirteenth century Castle.

Aerial View of Castle, Hever Castle, Prestigious Venues


Hever Castle

Event Summary

A special event to mark one hundred years of business. The evening began with the popping of a few corks on the lower terrace of the lakeside Loggia in the last of the afternoon sunshine. This was followed by a sumptuous gala dinner in the thirteenth-century castle. Guests were treated to a regal medieval banquet with live entertainment that featured Tudor minstrels in traditional costume. The evening's festivities culminated in a grand finale firework display over the lake before dancing continued into the early hours.

Hever Castle Logia Drinks Reception, Prestigious Venues, 3


  • An event befitting 100 years of business


  • A memorable gala dinner with unique entertainment


  • Wide ranging media coverage for the venue and a recognition of achievement for the company


"Wide-ranging media coverage for the venue and a recognition of achievement for the company"

Hever Castle

Corporate Event Venue, Hever Castle, Prestigious Venues

Hever Castle Logo, Prestigious Venues, 400x400px

Hever Castle is set in over 600 acres of gardens and has its own 38 acre lake as well as an outdoor heated swimming pool, tennis court, croquet lawn and three puzzle mazes. The Hever Castle event spaces include the impressive Astor Wing. This space is available on an exclusive use basis for conferences, meetings and awaydays. There is also an exciting range of outdoor team building activities available such as archery, duck herding or quad biking. The ornately paneled castle dining hall is steeped in history and has been superbly restored with fine panelling and a carved Minstrels Gallery, making it the ideal setting for private dinners or Tudor banquets.

The childhood home of Ann Boleyn is a striking castle with its own lake and a wealth of facilities

Pure Life 2017

An outdoor party for 1500 members of the experiential travel industry.

Sofitel Marrakech, Prestigious Venues, 2


Sofitel Marrakech

Event Summary

Taking place once a year in Marrakech, PURE Life Experiences is the global marketplace for the high-end experiential travel industry.

Sofitel Marrakech, Prestigious Venues, 3


  • Catalysing adventure, fostering personal connections and encouraging a conscientious approach to the environment and local communities


  • PUREists use their imagination to create compelling, carefully tailored adventures to change worlds


  • 65 in-house editors representing countries from around the World


"65 in-house editors representing countries from around the World"

Sofitel Marrakech

Sofitel Marrakech, Prestigious Venues, 2

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Moët & Chandon Ice Party

An artificial island was created in the Amstel River to host a beach party celebrating the launch of Moët & Chandon Ice.

Luxury Hotel Venue Amstel River, InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam Hotel, Prestigious Venues


InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam

Event Summary


A promotion of the new Moët & Chandon Ice product in Amsterdam. An artificial island with its own beach was created on the Amstel River. Guests arrived by boat directly on to the island and were immediately immersed in the party. The combination of delicious summer party food, matching drinks, live music and perfect weather conditions made this event a huge success and a truly memorable one for all involved.

InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam, Moet Chandon Party Setup, Prestigious Venues, 2


  • Promote Moët Ice Impérial champagne


  • A bespoke product launch event offering a range of hospitality options and a unique experience for all guests


  • A glamorous event that promoted Moët & Chandon as well as the event capbilities of the venue


"A unique event that we are extremely proud of, that promoted not only Moët & Chandon but also showcased what our property can do"

InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam

Reception Setup, InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam, Prestigious Venues
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A luxurious venue with one of the most striking exteriors in the whole of Amsterdam. Revered around the world for its palatial grandeur and magnificent location on the banks of the Amstel river, this venue is perfect for a business meeting or grand event. The InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam event spaces include 7 meeting rooms all with natural daylight and state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment. The largest room can seat a maximum of 180 guests. The Mirror Room or Spiegelzaal, is one the finest ballrooms in the capital and enjoys windows on 3 sides. The hotel also boasts an award winning restaurant "La Rive," which overlooks the Amstel River and is the power house of all hospitality within the hotel. The hotel's interiors hark back to the tradition of a grand Dutch residence, personified by the large crystal chandeliers hanging in the Amstel Lounge. Ideally located, this landmark venue offers guests some of the finest event spaces in the capital.

A grand Dutch residence on the banks of the Amstel river

QlikTech Employee Summit

Much more than a company conference; a mind blowing all inclusive experience for attendees.



Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana 

Key Facts


  • Incentive Program for 1,700 of the top employees from the USA, Canada and Europe.
  • A series of exclusive events held over 10 days.



  • Provide service worthy of a rock star for all attendees
  • Treat guests to the best culinary experiences in the Caribbean
  • Offer unbelievable all inclusive amenities and services


  • Exclusive branding in the main lobby and convention centre
  • Plentiful entertainment and different dining locations every night
  • Event executed using the highest spec technology and the most elaborate production available


  • 65,000 square feet of meeting space utilised by the group
  • Five star accommodation for 1,700 guests
  • A highly successful program that was an enjoyable and productive experience for all who attended


"Provided service worthy of a rock star for all attendees"

Sally Lopez, Regional Director of Sales - Europe,
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana



A unique blend of Caribbean luxury and extravagant entertainment, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana is a comprehensive event destination situated on one of the most beautiful beaches in the Dominican Republic. The venue’s all-inclusive experience offers guests the choice of 9 restaurants, 15 outdoor swimming pools, a Jack Nicklaus designed golf course, endless entertainment, and a casino - all in one location. Ideal for large groups and events, the hotel has an exhilarating nightlife, tantalising culinary options, 1,775 sumptuous suites and state-of-the-art meeting facilities for up to 3,960 guests. This is the upscale residence, the authority on live entertainment and the prestigious venue in the Dominican Republic.


A thrilling event destination on one of Dominican Republic's most beautiful beaches

King’s Dinner

Yearly upscale King's dinner in association with high-calibre floral designers.



Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

Key Facts


  • Since 2 years the most exclusive floral client event in The Netherlands.
  • Gala evening presenting Michelin star signature dishes combined with world-famous floral decorations by The Floral Designers.
  • Unique setting to wow the top event planners (MICE).



  • Spectacular hand-made floral decorations to decorate the room with typical Dutch flowers
  • In honour of our King’s birthday with a cultural link
  • 70 key VIP agents invited


  • A once-in-a-lifetime and memorable floral experience
  • Platform for young upcoming musical talents
  • Promoting the corporate identity by combining French finesse and elegance with a Dutch touch


  • Elegant surroundings and experience creates opportunity for networking
  • Various requests received to replicate this setting for commercial events
  • Same concept also designed to be suitable during Christmas
  • Successful second edition following the Queen’s dinner 2015


"A once-in-a-lifetime and memorable floral experience"

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


Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

 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.

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

Wirtgen Group Marketing Meeting

A successful meeting and a series of unique event experiences.



Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa

Key Facts


  • 300+ guests from various countries of the world.
  • A meeting focused on driving forward the business of a global company.
  • A world class setting and unique event series.



  • Providing truly innovative and ideal convention centre
  • Demonstrate excellent service to set an higher international standard
  • Offering fabulous event spaces to turn business meeting into fun
  • Associate Cornelia Hotels with an important international event


  • A luxurious, contemporary setting surrounded by nature
  • Unique event spaces including a water front marquee at the Golf Club
  • On-site accommodation for 300+ guests and support staff


  • International cooperation with a global company
  • Warm hospitality, excellent service and an unforgettable experience for guests


"Unique event spaces including a water front marquee at the Golf Club"

Zafer Alkaya, General Manager,
Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa



 Featuring commanding views of the warm crystal waters of the Mediterranean, Cornelia Diamond is an astonishing venue, a world-class golf resort and a comprehensive spa. This remarkable beachfront venue in the heart of Belek’s pine forests has a unique proposition for corporate incentive events. From a series of 9 high calibre tennis courts, to 3 professional football pitches, and a 36 hole championship golf course designed by the legendary Sir Nick Faldo, Cornelia is the right venue for occasions that require more than an event space. Grand weddings, gala dinners and milestone conferences are held in the outstanding ballroom which can host up to 1,450 people, in banquet style. The vast array of event spaces include twelve meeting halls with various capacities totalling 2,000 people and an additional five multipurpose meeting halls. With a warm climate, breathtaking sea views, excellent facilities and comprehensive event spaces - Cornelia has a complete proposition for world-class events.

An astonishing Mediterranean seaside venue, a world-class golf resort and a comprehensive spa

Global Education Skills Forum

Education Forum referred to as the Nobel Prize for Teaching.

Global Teacher Awards, Atlantis The Palm, The Creative Platform


Atlantis The Palm, Dubai

Key Facts


  • Education Forum referred to as the Nobel Prize for Teaching and several Forums.
  • 1,000 Top VIP guests and dignitaries from around the World.
  • Extensive local, international  and social media coverage.

Global Teacher Awards, Atlantis The Palm, Prestigious Star Awards


  • Plan and execute the event in line with Varkey Foundation vision and values
  • To provide a seamless organisation for the event 
  • To ensure memorable experience for the client’s event and stay at the Atlantis, The Palm


  • Royal protocol and security
  • Excellent preparation and execution of a royal visit 
  • Flawless and discreet service


  • Provided the ideal setting for a High Profile International Event
  • The efficient planning and execution contributed to the successful running and operation of this important Forum
  • Associated Atlantis to the Global Education cause 


"1,000 Top VIP guests and dignitaries from around the World"

Jean Joseph, VP Sales UK & Ireland,
Atlantis, The Palm Dubai

Jean Joseph, Atlantis The Palm-Dubai, Prestigious Star Awards 2015


 Atlantis is a majestic Dubai hotel situated on The Palm, a man-made island that has captured the world’s imagination with its magnificent scale and ingenuity. From the moment you arrive, you will be immersed in a dazzling world of imagination, pleasure and luxury. To stay or visit this landmark Dubai Hotel is to live out your dreams amidst warm Arabian seas.


Situated on Palm Jumeirah, a man-made island that has captured the world’s imagination