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Sodexo Live! Lounge launches at M&S Bank Arena Liverpool

Sodexo Live Liverpool lounge

Live events caterer Sodexo Live! has launched its Sodexo Live! Lounge at the M&S Bank Arena Liverpool this month, featuring a live performance from The Kaiser Chiefs on its opening night. 

The creation and launch of the Sodexo Live! Lounge is just one example of a venue partnership that signifies the group’s ambitions for growth in 2023.

To mark the launch of the Lounge, senior business leaders, along with trade and local media from Merseyside, came together to celebrate the official opening.

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The night saw multi-award-winning band The Kaiser Chiefs perform for the guests and fans at the arena.

Sodexo Live! has venue partnered with the ACC Liverpool team since 2008 and their relationship has evolved and strengthened over the years.

The launch of the VIP lounge demonstrates a significant commitment to this partnership and raises the bar even higher.

Rebecca Kane Burton, CEO of Sodexo Live! UK and Ireland, said: “Our partnership with ACC Liverpool has grown ever stronger over the past 14 years, and we are delighted to be able to celebrate this so visibly with the launch of the Sodexo Live! Lounge. We are looking forward to the future with fantastic times ahead with the Eurovision Song Contest in 2023 and a host of exciting artists coming to the venue.

“Our mission is to use the Lounge to make the incredible events at the Arena even more special for our guests, giving them an experience that they will remember for the rest of their lives.

“The launch of the Sodexo Live! Lounge is just one of the many exciting initiatives we have planned, which plays into our strategy of engaging differently in the live marketplace.”

During the launch event, guests were treated to a grazing menu, including honey-glazed chorizo, buttermilk chicken and mac ‘n’ cheese bites, and also enjoyed an acoustic music set by local musician Sam Cooke while sampling signature cocktails and other drinks with a distinctly local flavour.

The Sodexo Live! Lounge has a maximum capacity of up to 110 guests and offers a menu curated for each event, along with a selection of premium drinks.

A mezzanine bar with views of the Mersey waterfront provides guests with luxurious surroundings to add a touch of glamour to their evening.

The stylish bar also features a light installation that takes inspiration from the ebbs and flows of the River Mersey, and walls with portraits of musicians who have performed at the Arena, including Katy Perry, Beyonce and Paul McCartney by artist Peter Barber.

The rear wall of the bar is illuminated in white neon with lyrics from the legendary Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

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