The official launch event, which took place on Saturday 16 December 2023 ahead of the Belfast Giants’ home game vs Manchester Storm, saw guests enjoy a range of live entertainment and exclusive benefits, including a bespoke Sky VIP-branded gift bag on arrival, Q&A session with Belfast Giants’ coaches Adam Keefe and Jeff Mason, photo opportunities with the Elite Ice Hockey League trophy, glitter and face painting, and a DJ set by Cool FM’s Curtis McCosh. Throughout the night, guests also had the opportunity to win a number of special prizes, including Belfast Giants’ merchandise and limited-edition jerseys.
Helen Kloepfer, Director of Sky VIP at Sky, said: “With the Belfast Giants being so important to The SSE Arena, Belfast and local community, we’re delighted to have launched our brand-new Sky VIP lounge on a winning night against Manchester Storm. The exclusive Q&A with the Giants’ coaches was a highlight for customers, getting them game ready. We look forward to welcoming more customers to the Sky VIP lounge at The SSE Arena, Belfast, adding to their evening’s entertainment and bringing exclusive experiences.”
The premium lounge, which was first announced to be coming to Belfast in October 2023, boasts a number of benefits, including a dedicated Sky VIP lounge entry, a private bar to relax in pre, during and post-show, and its own event merchandise stand.
Steve Thornton, Group Head of Commercial and Hockey at The Odyssey Trust, commented: “We’re incredibly proud to have worked alongside Sky to officially open this brand-new, state-of-the-art VIP lounge at The SSE Arena, Belfast. Without question, this exclusive hospitality space provides the ideal setting to elevate guests’ nights, whether attending events or Belfast Giants’ home games. Above all, our ambition is to always provide customers with the best experience every time, and this premium space allows us to do just that.”
Sky customers with tickets to a show or event at The SSE Arena, Belfast can apply for lounge passes by heading to the Sky VIP section in the MySky app.
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