Brighton, United Kingdom, October 20, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Birmingham City Council have confirmed details of their 2011 Frankfurt Christmas Market. The event, hailed as a "shot in the arm" for a local economy burdened with nearly £7 million in damage from the recent riots, will run between 17 November and 23 December and sees more than 180 stalls filling Victoria Square and New Street. A council spokesman stated that the market serves as the "ideal precursor to Christmas parties Birmingham
Having been twinned with the German city of Frankfurt for the past 40 years, Birmingham is keen to give local residents an authentic experience, which shall include a live traditional band and remain open until 9pm every evening.
Corporate Christmas party company Eventa are partnering with a number of venues in the area to promote a full season of festive events to coincide with the market's opening. Events such as "Dance Fever" and the Foster's Comedy "A White Christmas" are proving to be amongst the most popular, with live bands, dance performances and stand up comedians due to grace the venue's stages.
Eventa CEO Rob Hill has hailed 2011 as a "landmark year" for Christmas parties and explains that Birmingham is so popular due to its central location in the UK, meaning companies with multiple offices prefer it as a Christmas party meeting point.
Eventa's Christmas party season runs from the middle of November until the end of January and will this year see events take place in over 80 locations across the UK, from the likes of Perth and Inverness in the North to Plymouth and Bristol in the South West.
Hill explained that a balance between quality and quantity has been key in sourcing parties to promote on the Eventa website, whilst at the same time offering a range of parties across as many different themes as possible.