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Belfast 2009 Presentation To Business


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Corporate Hospitality on Tall Ships, Tall Ship Sailing, Corporate Events on Tall Ships

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Belfast 2009 Presentation To Business

  1. 1. Hospitality on Tall Ships Belfast Port Visit, 13 th -16 th August 2009 Topsail Events & Charters Ltd in association with
  2. 2. Tall Ships Port Visit <ul><li>? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Nautical A gathering of historic and modern sailing vessels with many spectacular Tall Ships
  4. 4. Nautical The ships are the ‘stars of the show’
  5. 5. Nautical <ul><li>‘ The forest of masts’ </li></ul>
  6. 6. Nautical Ambience and shared cultural memory
  7. 7. International Youth training together from different nations creating bonds of friendship
  8. 8. Cultural <ul><li>Celebrating trading links and a shared maritime </li></ul><ul><li>history of cultural exchange – from art....... </li></ul>
  9. 9. Cultural music
  10. 10. Cultural To craftsmanship and local architecture
  11. 11. Historical <ul><li>A celebration of Belfast’s </li></ul><ul><li>rich maritime traditions </li></ul>
  12. 12. Sociable, Entertaining & Comical
  13. 13. Commercial The event also celebrates the spirit of commerce – it’s a port!
  14. 14. Commercial <ul><li>The Tall Ships’ visit will provide one of the highlights of the region’s events’ calendar raising the profile of waterfront regeneration, tourism and services </li></ul><ul><li>2009 - the Port of Belfast enhanced by a tremendous spectacle. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 400,000 expected to visit the Port </li></ul>
  15. 15. Tall Ships Visit Business Opportunities <ul><li>It draws huge interest from the media – Press and Broadcast </li></ul><ul><li>Heightens the profile of the port and commercial partners as they stage an event of prestige and originality </li></ul><ul><li>Business can raise profile through sponsorship, and demonstrate community support and civic pride </li></ul><ul><li>Entertain special guests making use of this highly original event as a business networking opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>To reward members of staff and their families with a great day out in their home city </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Topsail has 20 years experience in hospitality on Tall Ships. </li></ul><ul><li>We are not a one-dimensional charter business but have a blend of skills: </li></ul><ul><li>Charter, operation, marketing and sales – in-depth knowledge of the ships </li></ul><ul><li>We are the all-important interface between customer, ship, caterer and other services </li></ul><ul><li>Customer satisfaction has been the key to our success – we deliver. 80% is preparation - 20% management on the day </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing the ships and the berth is a large part of preparation. Galley size, cold storage, access, toilets, secure utilities are all essential </li></ul><ul><li>Digital photo library of ships and layout plans </li></ul><ul><li>In-depth experience for 10 years of working with large maritime events </li></ul>Topsail
  17. 17. Tall Ship as Venue Deck spaces, saloons and branding
  18. 18. Tall Ship as Venue Enjoy the Ship Keep it simple
  19. 19. Tall Ship as Venue One of the most eye-catching backdrops for branding you can find
  20. 20. Capacity & Activity 300 persons on the one in the front and 75 for the other We will try to match what you need on the ship you want
  21. 21. Catering Will be provided by the excellent Belfast caterers: Posh Nosh We understand the importance of excellent catering as part of great hospitality Canapes Cocktails Buffets Dinner Barbecues Themed menus
  22. 22. Entertainment Musicians to Magicians Actors to Acrobats Wine to Whisky Tastings Piratical themes to party bags
  23. 23. Tall Ships Hospitality Price Examples Just to give you an idea of cost… (dependent on vessel available) <ul><li>Tall Ship Quayside Entertaining – a three hour function with canapés and invoiced bar. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on 150 guests – from £67 + vat pp </li></ul><ul><li>Based on 80 guests – from £97 + vat pp </li></ul><ul><li>Based on 35 guests – from £166 + vat pp </li></ul><ul><li>Tall Ship Quayside Entertaining – a three hour function with barbeque and invoiced bar. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on 150 guests – from £66 - £82 + vat pp </li></ul><ul><li>Based on 80 guests – from £98 - £112 + vat pp </li></ul><ul><li>Based on 35 guests – from £169 - £180 + vat pp </li></ul><ul><li>Tall Ships Sailing Lunch – A three hour sailing function with fork buffet and invoiced bar. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on 150 guests – from £80 - £95 + vat pp </li></ul><ul><li>Based on 80 guests – from £123 - £131 + vat pp </li></ul><ul><li>Based on 35 guests – from £217 - £224 + vat pp </li></ul><ul><li>‘ The Flagship’ Option – This ship will become your ship - in the thick of the action and your HQ for entertaining 100s of clients and their families in the most impressive style. </li></ul>Prices on application
  24. 24. <ul><li>The Priority – Topsail has a good safety record. </li></ul><ul><li>Topsail enjoys good relations with many port authorities in the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>Maritime & Coastguard Agency and Topsail have a good relationship. </li></ul><ul><li>Topsail has put many ships through UK Port inspections – has good marine safety knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li>Topsail has risk assessments and a safety regime for all maritime events. </li></ul><ul><li>Topsail has First-Aiders on its staff. </li></ul><ul><li>Topsail has insurance and contractual issues covered as part of its everyday work. </li></ul>Safety
  25. 25. Almost the end A spectacular Grand Finale
  26. 26. The End Topsail Events & Charters Ltd in association with