Our Sponsors and Partners
Since its establishment in 1847, the House of Cartier has kept alive its precious, creative tradition of hand-made pieces, which underpins Cartier's timeless jewellery creations, handed down from generation to generation. Cartier has been sponsoring polo for more than 25 years and supports international events in UK, Dubai and China.
The Al Habtoor Group is one of the UAE’s most successful and respected diversified business corporations, employing over 40,000 people. The Group’s Construction division has a rich portfolio having created some of world’s most stunning landmarks such as the magnificent symbol of Dubai, the Burj Al Arab, the ultra modern Sheikh Rashid Terminal Concourse 1 and the multi billion US$ construction of the new Terminal 3 Concourse 2 project. Habtoor Motors are exclusive distributors for Mitsubishi Motors, Bentley, Aston Martin and Temsa in the UAE. Habtoor Hotels owns and operates six top class hotels, among them five star properties, including the Habtoor Grand Resort & Spa Beach Hotel in Dubai.
This leading champagne house is the sponsor of the country's premier 8-goal tournament, the Pommery Archie David Cup. A hugely competitive tournament that has been played at Guards Polo Club for more than 50 years. After such tough matches players are delighted to celebrate their victory with a magnum of Pommery - the perfect polo drink.
The Hurlingham Polo Association (HPA), the sport’s governing body, supported by Audi, the premium car company, created a new series of Polo Internationals known as the Audi International Polo Series in 2012. This series features three Internationals, including the Audi International Guards Polo Club, which will be played in 2013 on Sunday 28 July. This day of superb polo iand first class hospitality and entertainment is one of the highlights of the British summer season and undoubtedly the biggest UK polo event of the year Having sponsored the England Polo Team since 2005, it was a natural progression for Audi to create and sponsor a series in order to provide additional platforms for England to play against some of the world’s top polo teams.
The Quintessential British Preppy Brand. Born in the upmarket, hedonistic summer playgrounds of Salcombe, Aldeburgh, Rock and Cowes, Jack Wills has slowly evolved through the upmarket university towns of Cambridge, Oxford, Bath, St Andrews, York and Bristol and is a feature in many British towns. Jack Wills' stylish young image makes it the perfect sponsor of The Varsity Day.
Ganjam jewellery defies traditional concepts and craftsmanship. Metals that blend together in an unique style. Perfectly matched precious stones and a spirituality borne of experience and expertise, all brought together under one name in India, Ganjam. Since 1889, the soul of Ganjam has been in their harmonious uniting of new and old. Ganjam jewellery is timeless - the very best that human skill can achieve.
Spanning the Gulf Co-Operation Council and Middle Eastern markets, BMG Financial Group is one of the region's premier Islamic investment banks. Fully licensed by the Saudi Capital Market Authority, BMG offers a wide spectrum of financial services that include financial advisory, arranging, asset management, brokerage, custody and research. These services are delivered within a context of a localised domain but galvanized with expertise that transcends markets farther and wider in distance, complexity and genre. BMG believes in creating unique relationships with its clients through collaboration and partnership. This innovative way of doing business helps clients not only to realise their vision, but furthermore to create tangible value.
Ideally situated by the Bishopsgate entrance of Windsor Great Park in the village of Englefield Green, we are one of Englefield Green’s oldest public houses (known to have existed in 1780)
Looking for somewhere cosy and relaxed to unwind with family and friends or somewhere to impress with a meal in our stylish restaurant, whichever it is, you’ll get a warm welcome and first class service. Sundays will always be special at "The Fox", with our signature Roast Sirloin of Beef and Leg of Pork. We recommend that due to their popularity, you phone us and book in advance for Sunday lunch.(Served 12-5 throughout the bar and restaurant).
We have beautiful terraced gardens both front and back with outdoor heaters and blankets. Perfect for relaxing after that wonderful walk in Windsor Great Park or to relax after a match or two at Smith’s Lawn.We have an area of the restaurant which can be used exclusively for private meetings or functions.Whether your group is large or small, you'd like to eat or just drink, if you would like a little privacy for your event or business meeting we can certainly accommodate your group.We now have a HD plasma screen for your event or business presentation in our Bishopsgate Room. If you're looking for somewhere for a business breakfast, lunch, brainstorming session or a team away-day that can be combined with fantastic dining, it is ideal.
As the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, Oman Air prides itself not only in offering guests a welcome that mirrors the genuine warmth and hospitality of this remarkable country, but also in supporting sporting excellence in Oman and worldwide. Founded in 1993, Oman Air’s first flight was from Muscat to Salalah and the airline has since expanded to offer direct flights to key Gulf, European, African and Asian destinations. In doing so, the airline has played a major role in enabling Muscat to become a vital traffic hub and a thriving centre for business and tourism. Oman Air is the only airline to offer direct, non-stop daily flights from London to Muscat, having moved its UK operations to Heathrow from Gatwick early in 2009. Since November 2009, the airline has offered brand new Airbus A330 wide-body aircraft on this route, featuring state-of-the-art First, Business and Economy Class cabins, and has since introduced the aircraft to routes across Europe and the Far East. Oman Air’s network currently consists of 42 destinations across the Middle East, Europe, East Africa and Asia and its on-time performance (OTP) exceeds 95%. The comfort amenity and service to be found within Oman Air’s A330 Economy, Business and First Class cabins have attracted international acclaim. Each cabin offers fantastic comfort, space and in-flight entertainment with audio video on demand and live satellite TV. The recent introduction of mobile phone and wi-fi connectivity in all classes, a world first, has seen the A330-300 described as “the most highly connected international widebody in operation today”.
This Surrey-based interior design company, proud to have refurbished The Royal Box at Guards Polo Club, creating a haven of luxurious comfort for the Club’s most revered guests, promises to provide a complete vision for your home too, embodying international design with style and elegance. Evitavonni offers a total personal service which begins with a consultation from one of the company’s team of talented designers. The company’s installation team then works with the designer to create your vision. One team. One service. Quality at every stage.
Audi is a manufacturer of exquisite cars - beautiful, sophisticated machines that embody technological perfection. Its success is built on its core values of creativity, commitment and enthusiasm, and by keeping its customers' desires at the heart of everything it does. Audi strives to lead the way through constant innovation, setting new standards that define Vorsprung durch Technik. Audi's speed, agility and style is the perfect synergy with the sport of polo. Audi is the Club's official car.
Hildon Natural Mineral Water comes from beneath the chalk hills of the beautiful Hampshire countryside in the South of England. The water is wholesome, naturally filtered and crystal-clear. It is free from pollution and has a stable composition, being naturally low in sodium and naturally high in calcium. The water is bottled at source and whether it is delightfully still or gently carbonated, it has a distinctive, delicious taste. Hildon has been associated with polo for many years, both on and off the field.
IG is a world-leading provider of Contracts for Difference (CFDs), financial spread betting and forex. From our headquarters in London and offices throughout Europe, the US, Asia and Australia we service more than 130,000 clients in some 120 countries. Our reputation is built on our commitment to transparent trading, advanced technology and delivering quality in everything we do. We continue to put clients at the heart of our business as we expand globally.
Martin Collins Enterprises have been innovators in synthetic and "all-weather" riding surfaces for 35 years, servicing polo, equestrian sport and horse racing. Its main products, Polytrack and Ecotrack, are installed in all continents and recognised as the by-word for reliability worldwide. Martin Collins Equibuild offers a "one stop shop" for all equestrian related construction and planning. Guards Polo Club's Flemish Farm training facilities, which reopened in March 2013, are surfaced by Martin Collins.
Dorchester’s Collection iconic British hotel, The Dorchester is situated at the heart of London’s Mayfair on Park Lane. The hotel offers guests a selection of 250 suites and rooms including three roof suites and 22 newly renovated suites, many affording expansive views of Hyde Park. Some of London’s top dining is available to guests at The Dorchester including, three Michelin star Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester serving contemporary French cuisine; China Tang serving authentic Cantonese dishes; and exceptional modern British dining at The Grill at The Dorchester. Award-winning Afternoon Tea is served in The Promenade and The Bar at The Dorchester re-invented the glamour of the classic cocktail hour. Calling The Dorchester a hotel is like calling champagne a fizzy drink or caviar a sandwich spread. The hotel rejects bland luxury in favour of an unabashed celebration of opulence in décor, a level of service that is nearly telepathic, and food and wine that is gloriously over the top. For more information, visit http://www.thedorchester.com/
45 Park Lane
Dorchester Collection’s ninth hotel, 45 Park Lane opened just opposite The Dorchester on 1 September 2011 with Wolfgang Puck’s first venture in Europe, CUT at 45 Park Lane. Throughout the intimate-sized hotel, luxurious and contemporary interiors by New York based designer, Thierry Despont, provide a club-like feel offering international guests a smart, central environment from which to enjoy London. Each of the spacious 45 rooms and suites offer views of Hyde Park, as does a spectacular Penthouse Suite with wrap around terrace offering panoramic views across London. A striking central staircase leads to a mezzanine featuring Bar 45, a resident’s Library and the restaurant’s private dining room, the Media Room. For more information, visit http://www.45parklane.com/
Coworth Park is a 70-room luxury country house hotel and spa set in 240 acres of stunning parkland just a short drive from Guards Polo Club, 45 minutes from central London and 20 minutes from Heathrow airport. Plus it has its own helipad, perfect for nipping between chukkas. As well as being the only UK hotel to offer polo fields, the hotel also offers an award-winning eco-luxury Spa with indoor pool and three restaurants including the Spatisserie, relaxed dining in The Barn and fine-dining at Restaurant Coworth Park. For more information visit http://www.cowarthpark.com/.
Avenue 32, founded by Roberta Benteler in 2011, has quickly become one of the most talked about luxury fashion sites, culminating in it being voted the second best online fashion retailer by UK Vogue magazine in a poll of one hundred of its’ peers. The site features a unique collection of influential design talent coupled with an enviable portfolio of inspirational, global brands including Cedric Charlier, Narciso Rodriguez, Zac Posen, Preen and Giles amongst others. This unique mix of cutting-edge international labels is curated in a distinctive style with each designer having their own individual boutique space which allows customers to step into their world, offering an exclusive peek into the designer’s creative process through video, imagery and comment.
How To Spend It is distributed globally with the Financial Times 30 times a year and is widely regarded as the benchmark for luxury lifestyle magazines. It is The 2013 National Colour Supplement of the Year, an award it has won for 13 years. It is also the only colour supplement to have won all three major British publishing industry awards in a single year. More than 100 issues of the magazine can be found on howtospendit.com and iPad app, both of which are free to access
The one-stop ticket agency that open doors for almost every event both at home and abroad. So whether it is a theatre trip to the London’s West End or a hospitality package to watch your favourite team in action in some style then Keith Prowse is the agency for you. Of course, polo is high on their list of major sporting events and the company can provide a range of corporate hospitality packages for the Audi International Polo at Smith's Lawn.
The renowned international polo internet site that offers news, features and reports from polo matches from around the world. Pololine is also the home of Guards Polo Club TV, which covers all the action from Guards Polo Club from May through to September. Pololine recently purchased PQ International, the quarterly luxury polo magazine and so the Pololine stable now offers a comprehensive collection of polo media to suit all tastes.
Everything is there in the distinctive Pommery style: natural elegance. From the deep blue of the Pommery label and identity to the transparent bubbles, the luminous singularity of Pommery wines allows you to share, every day, the joyful elegance of tradition married with modernity. The perfect way to enjoy watching polo is with a glass of Pommery champagne in your hand. From 2012 Pommery became the official sponsor the country's leading 8-goal competition, the Pommery Archie David Cup.
Since 1749 Justerini & Brooks has been shipping and supplying the world's finest wines to clients throughout the world, including the last eight consecutive British monarchs. So whether you are investing in wine, starting a drinking cellar, or simply looking for a case or two of fine wine, you should find all you require among Justerini & Brooks’ wine lists, offers and cellar plans. To find out more visit Justerini & Brooks’ dedicated team at its London showroom at 61 St James's Street, call them on 020 7484 6400
At La Martina they approach their business in the same way that a high goal polo player approaches the challenge of playing polo; with passion, devotion, and the utmost commitment to excellence. They are dedicated to offering the very best products within the sport of polo - a sport which is fast, competitive and demanding, but which also represents a whole way of living, a culture, a lifestyle. La Martina is the official clothing and equipment supplier to Guards Polo Club and creators of the Guards Polo Club Collection.
Images of Polo are Guards Polo Club’s Official Photographers. Created by leading sports photographer Tony Ramirez, Images of Polo always captures the action both on and off the field perfectly. A true follower of the sport of polo, Tony can be found at the major polo events around the globe – not just at Smith’s Lawn. In addition to providing a photographic record of the sport, he can also create lasting memories by creating beautiful books and prints of his work too.
Add a dash of Pink to your events. Let Pink’s food be a tasteful addition to your next party, whether it’s a shareholder conference, a bespoke, gourmet sit-down dinner, a Champagne reception, funky cocktail and canapé party or a fundraising event for your favourite charity – in London, in the UK or internationally. We can even manage the whole event for you.Our experience ranges from bespoke marquee fine dining events, through to hosting afternoon tea for guests of HM The Queen along with managing mobile bars and food for the thousands of spectators at events such as the Audi International Polo Day at Guards Polo Club. As the appointed caterers at both Guards Polo Club and the Rifles Club in Bond Street, we’re also the perfect choice if you haven’t chosen a venue yet.So whatever event you are planning think Pink.