The awards, sponsored by CCS & RAK Porcelain, will take place at the Etihad Stadium, home to Manchester City FC on Thursday 20th June 2019. Over 450 guests from 50+ clubs will experience a fine dining four course menu, awards ceremony, followed by an exclusive onsite after party until the very early hours.The Matchday Hospitality Award, Small Stadium (up to 1000 hospitality seats) sponsored by Verteda, is reported by professional Salon Culinaire chef judges who experience hospitality at UK and Irish clubs this season using strict criteria.Dave Hutchinson, General Manager from St. Helens RFC, added: “We are proud to be nominated for such a prestigious award, to be chosen alongside stadia right across the UK covering both Rugby and Football is fantastic for the Club and we are particularly delighted for our staff who work so hard to provide great service and entertainment at every home game this season”Stadium Experience Chair Person Collette Salmon, from Liverpool Football Club, commented: “Stadium teams work tirelessly, striving to bring excellence in their venues for both matchday hospitality and non-matchday events. These awards aim to recognise and celebrate all of this hard work and commitment. Congratulations and best of luck to all of this year’s award nominees – We look forward to announcing the results at The Etihad Stadium in Manchester on 20th June!”The prestigious event aims to recognise the efforts and dedication shown by the catering, conference and events teams at every football and rugby stadium across the UK and Ireland. There will be a total of 14 different award categories, with a Bronze, Silver and Winner award for each presented on the evening.For more information on the awards visit: https://stadiumexperience.com/awards/2019/.