29 July 2016
The Local Organising Committee today announced that Sports Travel and Hospitality (STH Live) had been appointed as the exclusive Provider of Hospitality and VIP tickets for both the World ParaAthletics Championships and the IAAF World Championships London 2017.
STH Live will offer Hospitality and VIP tickets for both Championships and they will all feature the best Category A seats with Hospitality taking place pre- and post-event in function rooms located in The Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Hospitality and VIP tickets will go on sale on 1 September 2016. Anyone who would like to express an interest in Hospitality can sign up here: http://www.london2017athletics.com/register-hospitality
General tickets for London’s Summer of World Athletics will go on sale next week with 1.5 million tickets available. A million tickets cost £35 or less and all child tickets cost under £10. The ballot opens on 1 August at 10am at tickets.london2017athletics.com and will close at 20:17 on 29 August.
London 2017 Ltd is organising the biggest global sporting event to take place next summer and will bring together 3,300 world-class athletes from more than 200 countries who will compete in 30 sessions across 20 jam-packed and action-fuelled days.
It will be the first time that both the World ParaAthletics Championships and the IAAF World Championships London 2017 are held in the same city in the same summer. The World ParaAthletics Championships takes place from 14 – 23 July with the IAAF World Championships London 2017 following from 4 – 13 August 2017, both in The Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Cherry Alexander, Managing Director of London 2017 Ltd said: “STH Live is a leader in their business and we’re thrilled to have brought them on board as our exclusive hospitality and VIP tickets partner. They will bring their extensive sporting experience to London 2017 Ltd, helping us deliver the best Summer of World Athletics possible.”
Simon Jefford, STH Group CEO, said: “We are proud to have been appointed by the Local Organisers to manage the hospitality and VIP tickets for what is certain to be a great sporting summer in the UK. We have already seen how momentous athletics events at the former Olympic Stadium can be and the World ParaAthletics Championships and the IAAF World Championships London 2017 will be no different. We look forward to delivering another world class hospitality programme that will enhance an already superb event.”
STH Live are a sports travel and hospitality specialist business that delivers premium spectator experiences at the largest sporting events in the world. The London-based company is one of the leading sports hospitality businesses in the UK, having sold over 250,000 travel and hospitality packages for the recent Rugby World Cup 2015 in England. STH Live clients include Rugby World Cup 2019 Official Travel & Hospitality, ICC Travel & Tours and NFL International Series 2016. Previous projects include record breaking travel and hospitality programmes for London 2012 Olympic Games and Rugby World Cup 2015, and UEFA EURO2016 Hospitality.