Jockey Club Venues are delighted to announce they are to be the headline sponsor at the forthcoming CHS Awards.

Hayley Goodwin, Head of Jockey Club Venues said,

“We are absolutely thrilled to be the headline sponsor at this years’ CHS Awards. The breadth of award categories really attracted us as they offer so much opportunity for both venues and individuals to be acknowledged for their hard work, professionalism and innovation in an industry The Jockey Club is truly passionate about.

I’d strongly encourage people to enter award nominations as even if you aren’t shortlisted your submission be in front of leading industry professionals which is worth its’ weight in gold. As they say, you’ve got to be in it to win it so go for it and best of luck to everyone.

We are looking forward to working with the team from CHS and to welcoming colleagues and friends to what will be an exceptional evening of celebration in May.”

Emma Cartmell, Chief Executive Office at CHS Group commented;

“We are excited to be working with Jockey Club Venues for the CHS Awards 2018. They are the market leader in their sector and have some truly fabulous locations. We hope this is the beginning of a great working relationship with a company that has stood the test of time and consistently evolves with ongoing market trends – a great role model in the industry”

Now in its fourth year, the CHS Awards provide hotels and venues with a fantastic opportunity to showcase their facilities.  They are designed to be accessible for all types of hotels and venues, allowing even the smallest independent venue to be recognised for an aspect, service or feature of their property or service.

The Awards are judged by an independent panel of over fifty event professionals from leading agencies throughout the UK and will be held at The Principal Hotel, Manchester on Thursday 31st May 2018.


More about The Jockey Club

The Jockey Club has been hosting world class events since 1750. Like racing an uncompromising demand for brilliance is at the heart of its conference and events business. The team of dedicated event professionals are proud to work with leading M&E agents and corporates to deliver extraordinary delegate experiences.

There are fourteen racecourses in the Jockey Club Venues portfolio including Aintree, Cheltenham, Sandown Park and Newmarket. With over thirty thousand square metres of flexible indoor floor space and over three thousand acres outdoor, Jockey Club Venues offer the perfect blank canvass for hosting conferences, exhibitions and corporate team building.

The venues offer free WIFI, convenient railway and road links with ample free parking as well as vehicular access in many of the meeting rooms.

When it comes to food the credentials speak for themselves with the catering partner Jockey Club Catering frequently cooking for royalty on racing fixtures. Ingredients are ethically sourced from local suppliers wherever possible and dishes are seasonal with a focus on healthy eating and choice.

With a history dating back over two hundred and fifty years and a sole mission to act for the long term good of British horseracing, sustainability and environmental stewardship have always been at the heart of the organisation.

For more information please contact the Jockey Club Venues team via email [email protected]

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