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Winter Hospitality

French Alps, 2011

Summary of Event

Event TypeCorporate Hospitality
ClientInvestment Bank
Guests12
DurationWeekend
StylePremium with full event management

Client requirements 

  • To entertain the client's favourite senior investors to reward them for previous business and to further cement relationships.
  • To be able to spend as much time as possible with their clients, in beautiful surroundings.
  • Not to have to worry about any of the detail behind the event.
  • A resort to reflect quality but also discernment.
  • Accommodation with a good communal area for socialising.
  • The clients were capable skiers so it had to be a resort with kudos and expansive skiing.
  • Short transfer times to maximise time on the slopes.
  • A special and unique evening experience that made the most of the alpine environment.

Ten80 Thinking 

Heli-paret - Winter corporate hospitality
Torchlit heli-paret descent

Finding the right resort and accommodation is always the crucial starting point. Chamonix was the ideal ski base being only 60 minutes from Geneva and renowned for large and wide breadth of ski terrain and snow reliability.

Securing the right chalet (a hotel would not deliver the required intimacy for this event) was the next challenge. We chose a chalet that we have worked closely with since its creation a couple of years ago. The local architect is young but already has an impressive reputation and has made his mark with this ground breaking 'diamond design'.

Using an events company renowned for top level service, our client did not need to concern themselves with any of the details. Ten80 Events hosted throughout, on the slopes and in the evening, ensuring the best VIP areas in the bars and clubs. As for the evening event, nothing compares to our signature activity, heli-paret.

 

Skiing - corporate hospitality
Skiing at Grand Montets

 

Chalet Tu Beauté - corporate sales incentive
Chalet Tu Beauté

Ten80 Solution 

DAY 1

0740 - Group departs London
1020 - Group land at Geneva airport and are met by Ten80 staff
1200 - Ski and boot fitting at Sanglard Sports
1230 - Ski at Flégère
1330 - Lunch on mountain
1430 - Afternoon skiing
1700 - Check into Tu Beauté chalet
2000 - Dinner in chalet
2200 - Drinks in Chamonix town

DAY 2

0830 - Breakfast served in chalet
0915 - Leave for skiing at Grands Montets
1300 - Lunch at Plan Joran
1430 - Afternoon skiing
1600 - Meet at La Crèmerie for a drink before helicopter flight
1645 - First six guests helicopter flight for paret sledding
1700 - Second six guests helicopter flight for paret sledding
1730 - Guided route to restaurant via paret
1800 - Vin chaud welcome at restaurant
1830 - Dinner in Les Hors Piste
2000 - Torchlit descent by paret sled to mountain base
2130 - Return to chalet
2200 - Relax in chalet or drinks in Chamonix town

 

DAY 3

0830 - Breakfast served in chalet
0915 - Leave for skiing at Brevent
1230 - Lunch at Le Panoramic mountain restaurant
1400 - Afternoon skiing
1700 - Après-ski drinks in Chambre Neuf
1900 - Back to the chalet
2000 - Dinner in chalet
2300 - Drinks in Chamonix town or relax at the chalet

DAY 4

0830 - Breakfast served in chalet
0915 - Leave for skiing
1300 - Lunch at mountain restaurant
1430 - Back to chalet for showers
1500 - Transfer to Geneva airport