Grandstand Group is a full-service event management organisation with vast experience of managing events in both the consumer and corporate markets. Over the last 20 years, we have established businesses across the events spectrum to include the management of an exhibition and conference venue with catering and on-site hotel, large scale event organisation in both the sports consumer and agricultural B2B sectors and a B2B global event management agency. We have grown by virtue of the outstanding qualities of the team here at Grandstand. We aim, now and in the future, to continue to improve our service and our offering, to seek out new opportunities and delight our customers and clients.
Horse of the Year Show 2016
Every October, Birmingham’s NEC is transformed into an equestrian utopia as Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) fills 50 acres of the site with thrills, spills, and world class entertainment. Whether you are a competitive rider, horse enthusiast or simply want to enjoy an exciting day out, Horse of the Year Show has something to offer every member of the family. Spread across five days visitors will experience thrilling competition, breathtaking displays, unbeatable retail therapy and spectacular horsemanship. As is expected from “The World’s Most Famous Horse Show” all the well-loved regulars are back, including;
• Prestigious National Showing and Show Jumping Championships
• The Puissance
• International Show Jumping
• Virbac 3D Worming Pony Club Mounted Games
• Osborne Refrigerators Double Harness Scurry Racing
•The world famous HOYS Retail Village HOYS is a National treasure, the finale to the Showing year and the climax to the Show Jumping calendar. It is a place to which all horse owners and riders aspire, as top show jumper John Whitaker highlights, “Winning at HOYS is the pinnacle of every equestrian’s career.”
NAEC Winter Fair
If you love Christmas, crafts, food, drink and family fun, then you will love the NAEC Stoneleigh Winter Fair, on the 19th and 20th of November, here at the NAEC Stoneleigh. Bringing together more than 80 independent stall holders and crafts people with entertainment for the family, and useful demonstrations, it promises to be the best way to get into the festive spirit. So whether you want to shop till you drop, enjoy the entertainment, or just get in the mood for a fabulous December, the NAEC Stoneleigh Winter Fair is the place to be!