What to expect

The experience

The experience

Your day will include some of the best tennis the world has to offer and an exclusive insight into the technology powering Wimbledon.

You will be hosted in our private suite, where we’ll offer a three course lunch, afternoon tea, refreshments and wonderful balcony views over the grounds.

The journey

The journey

There are various transport options available to visitors to The Championships, including London Underground, train, tram, bus, taxi and car. Our guests are encouraged to use public transport services wherever possible. 

Southfields is the closest Underground station. It is a 15 minute walk from the station to the Gate 3 entrance on Church Road.

Driving

Driving

The roads around Wimbledon can be very busy and there is a strict 'no stopping' policy at any point adjacent to the grounds.

We recommend using public transport. However, if you do choose to travel by car please contact your IBM host in advance and we’ll do our best to provide you with one of a limited number of complimentary parking permits.

Agenda

We plan to provide a day with plenty of time to relax, chat and obviously enjoy the tennis. Please note that your personal “Order of Play” starts an hour later if you’re visiting on either of the Finals Days, 9th and 10th July

10:30 - Arrive at the IBM hospitality suite for a champagne reception

12:00 - Lunch is served

13:00 - Play commences on Centre Court

15:30 - Afternoon Tea is served

20:00 - Suite closes. Play may continue past this time on centre court

On the day

What to bring

What to bring

It is strongly advised that you bring as little as possible with you as you will be prevented from taking certain items into the grounds. If you’re prevented from taking something in, left-luggage facilities are provided at a number of locations outside the grounds.

Prior to your visit, you will be sent a digital ticket will include access to the IBM hospitality suite and the Wimbledon site. Please don’t forget to download the Wimbledon app and upload your ticket before you arrive.

What to wear

What to wear

In keeping with the venue and the spirit of the occasion we ask our guests to dress casually but smart. Ladies tend to wear summer dresses or summer outfits and gentlemen tend to wear a shirt without a tie, an informal jacket or blazer, and smart casual trousers.

On arrival

On arrival

On arrival, please enter the grounds via gate 3. There, you will find a team of IBM concierges that will escort you up to the IBM hospitality suite. Information about this and the map of the grounds can be found below.