Prom Challenge

Enhance your students' understanding of what it takes to organise and deliver events

Gain an insight into working in the hospitality industry with interactive sessions at Hilton at the Ageas Bowl before planning and pitching ideas for your school prom/celebration event.

The Ageas Bowl Prom Challenge is perfect for Year 10 & 11 students interested in events management, hospitality and catering and those involved in Prom Committees or Student Fundraising Groups.


  • Develop team-working skills by generating ideas and presenting a pitch in a group
  • Build an understanding of market research, project planning and budgeting
  • Improve presentation skills pitching to Hilton Hotels executives
  • Inspire students to consider a career in events management or hospitality 


Launch: Monday 10th October 2016, 13:00-16:00

Presentations: Wednesday 23rd November from 13:00

Group Size: Maximum of 15

Cost: FREE - project costs funded by Hilton Hotels

Prize Pot: the winning group will receive £500 towards their prom/celebration event 

To register your interest in bringing a group of students please contact Emily Munro (Education Officer):

T: 02380 475652 I M: 07768 552627 


The students came back very enthusiastic about what they saw and heard, and I'm very grateful to you for showing our students the opportunities open to them

Barry Williams, Work Related Learning Week Co-ordinator, Blandford School