02 September 201311:11

Hospitality Partners appointed for World Cup 2015

The local organising committee of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, has appointed a joint venture of Nine Live and Spotless Group to provide hospitality services for the tournament.

Hospitality Partners appointed for World Cup 2015  - Cricket News

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 trophy on display.

The local organising committee of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which will be hosted by New Zealand and Australia, has appointed a joint venture of Nine Live and Spotless Group to provide hospitality services for the tournament. These services include sales, marketing and event management of the tournament’s hospitality program. Caterers will be confirmed at a later date.

The tournament’s hospitality program – ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Hospitality – will be offered across all 14 venues and 49 matches during February and March 2015. Product and pricing information will be announced later in the year, but those interested can register for information and updates at www.cricketworldcup.com.

Cricket World Cup 2015 Ltd Chief Executive John Harnden said: “The ICC Cricket World Cup is one of the biggest events in global sport and we will be offering world class hospitality.

“We expect high demand from global companies, local businesses and individual cricket fans. The 50-over format in the World Cup is a fantastic opportunity to spend quality time whether with business clients, colleagues or family and friends.”

Geoff Jones, Managing Director of Nine Events said: “We are very excited to be partnering with such a prestigious international tournament and look forward to designing and going to market with a diverse and attractive range of hospitality packages.”

Spotless Group CEO, Bruce Dixon reiterated this sentiment: “Spotless is ecstatic to have been appointed as a hospitality partner for the International Cricket Council’s flagship event. Partnering with Nine Live will enable us to strengthen our existing commitments and relationship with the sport and to extend our service offering in stadium markets across Australia and New Zealand. We look forward to delivering outstanding outcomes for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.”

Established in 2011 and wholly owned by Nine Entertainment Co., Nine Live is an integrated live entertainment, sport and lifestyle business focusing on live content, hospitality, sponsorship, consulting and event management. It offers an extensive range of first class hospitality for sporting events, concerts, theatre, exhibitions and family shows. Nine Live has worked with a number of world class events across Australia and New Zealand, including being the Official Corporate Hospitality Agent for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

Spotless Group is an integrated facility management services. For the past 40 years it has been the support service partner behind many of Australia's most iconic events and sporting venues, including the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Wellington Regional Stadium, the Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington and the 2011 Rugby World Cup.