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Sunderland FC Stadium of Light
About the venue
SOL brings together the North East’s premier business, events and hotel venues and services incorporating the Stadium of Light, National Glass Centre, Hilton Garden Inn and Eighteen79 Events Management, along with its vast team of dedicated customer service staff into a single all-round events solution with an enviable reputation as a market leader in the hospitality and events industry.
Conference Venue SOL prides itself on providing a world class venue for conferences, meetings and presentations at the Sunderland Stadium of Light and sister sites National Glass Centre and Hilton Garden Inn. A dedicated event organiser can ensure that your event runs smoothly and to schedule and is always on hand to address any concerns you may have. A family of incredibly flexible venues, SOL can cater for small meetings of between 2 people to huge conferences of up to 600 delegates with ease. Hilton Hotel For the first time ever, delegates and party-goers will be able to supplement their SOL experience with a truly luxurious overnight stay, with guests spending a night in the stunning 141-bedroom Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, located adjacent to the Stadium of Light itself and a short walk from its sister venue, the National Glass Centre. Each guest room will offer complimentary WiFi, individually controlled air conditioning, fridges and flat screen TVs. The Hilton Garden Inn will also house a destination restaurant serving the finest cuts of imported American beef, along with a range of chicken dishes, seafood and mouth-watering desserts. The Hilton Garden Inn further extends the SOL events and conferences offering, boasting its own dedicated conference and event facilities, including a 24-hour business centre allowing guests to conduct business around the clock, and three private suites with space for up to 50 delegates. The hotel is also perfectly situated to enjoy the sites of Sunderland such as Roker Beach, National Glass Centre and Penshaw Monument, or to take in some Barclays Premier League football or a world-class concert at the Stadium of Light. Anything (and everything) else… With a proven track record of working with regional, national and international event organisers, planners, promoters and performing artists, 1879 can provide the perfect wedding, conference, Christmas party, banquet or dinner in a location that suits you. Our award winning operations team will deliver a personalised and impressive event to suit all budgets. Our vast team of dedicated staff, from catering and hospitality to facilities, stewarding and ticketing, offer a blue-print in event management expertise and 1879 Events liaise directly with agencies, service providers and suppliers to ensure that your event is both safe and successful. 1879 has managed events for a number of high profile clients including Newcastle’s Northern Pride, The Bridges Retail awards and the Journal Business Awards. 1879 draws on the knowledge and expertise Sunderland AFC has gained over the years playing host to live performances from some of the world’s biggest bands, sporting events, weddings, conferences and celebrations within the Stadium of Light.
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