MOBO Awards VIP Packages - FAQS

Why should I buy a VIP Package?
If you want to have an unforgettable and breath-taking experience among the stars, you can do no better than attending the MOBO
Awards. Enjoy our VIP hospitality, with élite access, right up close and personal with the hottest talent in music, glamourous stars,
celebrities and influencers. MOBO Platinum VIP and MOBO Gold VIP Packages offer the best seats, excellent VIP hospitality,
exclusive access to the MOBO Red Carpet and to renowned official MOBO AfterShow party that pulsates into the early hours.

What is the dress code?
Black Tie and Glamorous Gowns (Dress to impress, be bold and daring!)


What time shall I get there?
This is important, for own your safety and comfort as for extra security measures are in place.
VIP Guests are invited to arrive at the First Direct Arena, Leeds for 5.00pm at the latest.
You will be able to take part as soon as you arrive, then Walk the MOBO Red Carpet at 5.30pm to kick start the biggest party in
town. The show will conclude at approximately 10pm and VIPs guests will be taken to the fabulous (and secret) venue for the
AfterShow party by VIP transport.

Tell me more about security at the venue. What can I bring with me?

Everyone who enters the venue will be required to go through an airport-style security scan and bag check. We recommend leaving all luggage, backpacks and large bags at home, as these oversized items will not be allowed inside. There will also be no cloakroom available for guests to store belongings so we recommend only bringing essential items.Items such as laptops, iPads or tablets cannot be brought to the venue. For a list of all the venue restrictions and prohibited items please check the venue’s website.


Can I buy a table for more than or less than 10 people?
All MOBO Awards VIP tables have seating for ten people around each table. Platinum VIP Packages are sold as whole tables of 10

What’s included in the VIP package?
Sumptuously prepared light canapés and sparkling refreshments are served during the VIP reception. VIP table hospitality with a
generous choice of delicious canapés, drinks (bubbly, wines and water). Each VIP table has a host, dedicated to helping with
orders for further drinks and looking after further needs. See for full details.


What is the cost of a single VIP ticket?
For our top tier, you can purchase a Platinum VIP Package (10 seating spaces) at £4,925.00 + VAT. A Gold VIP Package is
£3,725.00+VAT (10 seating spaces); you may purchase a single VIP Gold Package and the cost is £390.00 +VAT (per seat).
Single seats are not possible within VIP Platinum packages.

Do the GOLD individual tickets receive the full VIP package?
Yes, each VIP ticket will attract the same treatment as those who have purchased VIP table packages in the same level.


What is the difference between a Platinum VIP Package and a Gold VIP Package?
The Platinum VIP tables have the prime positions on the floor, closer to the stage. These Packages also have additional beverages
and Table hospitality.


Can I buy tickets for the Red Carpet only?
No, The MOBO Red Carpet event is part is the VIP Package and cannot be purchased separately.


Can I buy tickets for the AfterShow Party only?
No, only guests who have purchased a VIP package are invited to attend the official MOBO AfterShow Party as part of their
exclusive access.

Can I make put tickets on hold now and pay later?
Due to the very high demand for VIP tickets, seats are not ‘reserved’ until payment has been received. Tickets are sold on a first
come, first served basis.

How do I book tickets?
Please complete the online form and we will process your order by issuing you with an invoice.


How can I pay?
We do not accept credit cards. Payment is via direct bank transfer BACS, online banking (BACS). We will forward an invoice to you
up to 5 days after you have completed your booking form.


Are there refunds?
VIP Tickets are not issued on a sale or return basis and cannot be cancelled or exchanged after purchase other than in accordance
with the event being cancelled. It is your responsibility to check that the event is going ahead at the date and time printed on this
Ticket. All advertised times are approximate and subject to change. If an event is cancelled or rescheduled or postponed please
refer to your point of purchase for details on refunds and/or exchange policy. We reserve the right to provide alternative packages
or Tickets where it is not possible to allow you to occupy the specific seat printed on your Ticket.
We are not liable for any Tickets which are lost, stolen or damaged.


When and how do I get my tickets?
MOBO 2017 is a paperless VIP ticketing event. All VIP tickets have a unique reference code. This will be sent to via email after
payment has been received and no later than Friday 24 th November. VIP tickets cannot be duplicated, digitally or otherwise. If any

unique VIP code is shared with a third party, this action will automatically invalidate the original ticket and entry will not be granted
to the event.

How do I arrange tickets for a MOBO nominated artist?
Our team will work directly with official nominees to co-ordinate VIP tickets. In the case of representatives, we must have
authorisation from the artist themselves.


Is there a table plan?
The event is very dynamic so the seating is designed to give the VIP packages the best experience and built around the live show
creative plans.


What is the minimum age to attend?
All young people aged under 14yrs must be accompanied by an adult (aged 16yrs or over). Each person must have a VIP ticket.
There is no discount for young people.

Will I be seated with my friends?
All VIP ticket holders will be seated with their party unless otherwise indicated. Please complete the booking form at the time of
making your placing your order.


Can I choose who I sit with?
Unfortunately, we are not in the position to reveal the names of other guests on your table due to privacy and data protection.
However, we always do our best to match guests accordingly.


Why do I need to send you the names of my guests?
We need the names of all attendees for security and planning purposes.


When shall I send you the names of my guests?
Once we have received payment, as part of the confirmation process, we will ask you to provide the names of your guests so that
their VIP seats can be allocated.


What do I need to bring with me to gain entry to the VIP areas?
You will need to have photo ID and your unique VIP reference code. After we have verified your unique VIP reference code on your
VIP tickets, wristbands are issued at the VIP arrivals at the venue. You must wear your wristband at all times and have access to
your unique VIP reference code.


Do I have to wear a wristband?
All VIP guests will need to wear and display their MOBO VIP Platinum or MOBO VIP GOLD package wristbands at all times. These
are worn before they take part in the “Walk the Official MOBO Red Carpet” event and throughout the event.


Getting to the First Direct Arena, Leeds
The First Direct Arena, Leeds enjoys convenient and fast transport links. Whether the best form of transport is train, tube, bus, car
or coach, all the information you need is available on The First Direct Arena, Leeds venue website
The venue address is First Direct Arena, Clay Pit Lane Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 8BY


What time shall I arrive?
Please arrive by 5.00pm at the latest to walk the MOBO Red Carpet and enjoy the MOBO Pre-Show reception. All guests will be
asked to be seated by 7pm.

What time does the Awards event finish?
Show times are approximate since the ceremony is live, the show to be conclude at about 10pm

Where is the AfterShow Party?
In true MOBO style, the party will be an unforgettable and unrivalled event in the music sector calendar, held in a spectacular
venue, at a top-secret location.


Can MOBO book a hotel room for me?
We can recommend key hotels in Leeds for you. Please send an email to for a list.


What’s the running order?
MOBO Awards programme
5.00pm Arrivals
5.30pm Walk the glamorous Official MOBO Red carpet
6.00pm MOBO Pre-show cocktail and canapé Reception
7.00pm - 10.00pm MOBO Awards live show (VIP Guests are Seated by 7.30pm)
10.30pm Official MOBO VIP After Show Party begins (All VIP transport provided to the secret venue)
2.30am AfterShow Party ends