Hospitality Line

  • Spectacular Manhattan theming throughout the award winning venue
  • World class aerial & floor based entertainment
  • Bar entertainment including acro-balance and high tempo dance routines
  • Delicious canape reception
  • 3 course dinner by award winning caterers, Amadeus
  • Coffee & chocolates
  • Midnight breakfast
  • Professional cocktail bar
  • Moet & Chandon champagne bar
  • Fairground rides; dodgems, walzer, twist, Miami and fairground attractions*
  • After dinner disco & professional DJ
  • Casino tables including Blackjack & Roulette*
  • Professional group photography

    *These items are optional – there will be a small charge on the evening
    **Fun Casino – all profits are donated to our chosen charity, the NSPCC.

This year the intoxicating energy of Manhattan comes to The NEC – from the bright lights of Broadway to the fun and fast paced Times Square night life and breathtaking entertainment.

As you approach the glistening, iconic NEC the anticipation of the night ahead reaches new heights. Leave the crisp winter’s night behind and step inside into the warmth where the instant energy of Manhattan’s glamour grabs you!As you leave your coat at the Broadway ticket office, you make your way towards the bright lights of NEW YORK, NEW YORK. The skyline towers overhead amongst a sparkling sea of dazzling mirror balls as beams of light dance around the room.The bars exude class and infectious energy, enticing you in to absorb the electric atmosphere. You recognise upbeat tones of well-known classics and funky beats of modern party tunes as carefree conversation buzzes around the venue.

As you begin to make your way around the venue, sampling canapés and collecting friends and colleagues along the way, the tempo of the evening momentarily changes pace as impromptu bursts of entertainment light up the podiums and the night starts to show its real character! In the main room, the imposing Manhattan bars serve an assortment of drinks from chilled beers to crisp gin and tonics while professional cocktail men design iconic cocktails… 

Manhattans and New York sours are the toast of the evening as you relax and soak up the spirited ambiance of a Christmas party New York style!As you are guided in to take your seats for a superb three course feast, the vibrant stage comes to life and you are treated to an evening of exhilarating entertainment! World-class aerial entertainers perform the impossible while professional dance troops and high pole balancing acts fill the floor.

As dinner comes to a close, the dance floor instantly fills, casino tables open, fairground stalls begin to ply their trade and dodgems begin to whirr! While some take coffee and chocolates in a quieter area, the dance floor beckons for those disco bunnies with boundless energy and whose night is still young!As midnight approaches breakfast rolls are served against the vista of twinkling lights and inspiring scenery. The night has been a true party masterpiece – one that will be talked about well into the New Year…

Canapés
Honey glazed Cumberland sausage and creamy mustard mash in a baby Yorkshire pudding Creamy macaroni and cheese in breadcrumb (V) Sweet chili scented king prawns

Baby bell peppers and guacamole and cucumber (V)

Starter
Roasted tomato and basil soup with four cheese tortellini and basil oil (V)
Trio of Salmon; smoked, dill and beetroot salmon with potato salad, lemon oil and lemon toasted brioche

Mains
Roasted chicken breast filled with a chorizo and turkey stuffing, dauphinoise potatoes, crushed carrots, buttered garden greens and a festive jus

Portobello mushroom filled with a bean and lentil cassoulet on sweet potato and celeriac rosti topped with a crispy pumpkin and sunflower seed filo crown, served with a roasted vegetables in a tomato and red pepper sauce (V)

Desserts (V)
Chocolate truffle tart with orange syrup and salted popcorn topped with mascarpone

A selection of cheese, biscuits & homemade chutney

Coffee & Chocolates
Freshly ground coffee, teas and chocolate truffles

Survivors Breakfast
Crispy bacon in floured rolls or Welsh rarebit (V), served with American mustards and ketchups

Minimum Numbers
Sunday- Thursday minimum booking of 8
Friday- Saturday minimum booking of 10
Venue holds 2000 guests

Minimum Age
16’s and over are accepted in the venue- ID will be required

Dress Code
Very dressy evening- no jeans, trainers or sportswear allowed

Seating
Round tables that seat 8,10 and 12 guests
Tables will never be shared with other parties
Location: Hall 12 – Car Park 3, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham B40 1NT
Itinerary:
06:45pm Venue opens, canape reception (until 07:30pm)Entertainment begins
08:00pm Call to dinner
08:25pm Dinner is served
10:00pm Disco & after dinner entertainment commences
12:00pm Midnight breakfast
12:45pm Bar closes
01:00am Venue closes

Timings subject to licensing
Friday 1st December £65.00 Free glass of sparkling wine on arrival
Saturday 2nd December £65.00
Sunday 3rd December £44.00 
Wednesday 6th December £43.00
Thursday 7th December £73.00 Inclusive beer, house wine& soft drinks
Friday 8th December £67.00 
Saturday 9th December £67.00 
Wednesday 13th December £73.00 Inclusive beer, house wine& soft drinks 
Thursday 14th December £48.00 
Friday 15th December £67.00 
Saturday 16th December £67.00 
Sunday 17th December £73.00 Inclusive beer, house wine& soft drinks
Monday 18th December £73.00 Inclusive beer, house wine & soft drinks 
Tuesday 19th December £73.00 Inclusive beer, house wine& soft drinks 
Wednesday 20th December £73.00  Inclusive beer, house wine& soft drinks 
Thursday 21st December £50.00 
Friday 22nd December £65.00 
Saturday 23rd December £63.00
Price:
Adults from: £44.00 (inc VAT)

Group Size:
Minimum 10 guests
Maximum 2000 guests
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