PLACE of worship for tens of thousands on Saturday, since opening its doors in 1997 Sunderland AFC has quickly established itself as one of the main conference and the landscape in the region. It has become a multi-functional, hosting everything from finishing university, national conference, exhibition outdoor fun for major music concerts. And with more than half a million music enthusiast then enjoying the largest music event ever held live in the North East in the past three years, with visits from Take That, Pink and Kings of Leon, stadium to be quickly become one of the major concert promoter choice where to scale the Great music tour. If it's business meeting, conference, exhibitions, social gatherings, weddings, dinner parties or other celebrations, flexibility makes it the perfect stadium. Various modern and stylish suites that can accommodate anything from 10 to 1,000 guests, and food and beverage options classes, specially created by a team of chef of the restaurant, take the Stadium Light in an area that is unmatched in the North East. Events to suit the needs of individuals and businesses and individuals dedicated and professional staff to manage the day to ensure everything runs smoothly. And it is a perfect combination of outstanding facilities, first class service and top-flight football to make the game simple enough days in a league of their own. Box with stunning views of the surroundings, the suite was a wonderful and relaxing bar overlooking the River Wear all equipped with the finest cuisine and five star service, so the perfect environment to do business entry And Sunderland to take advantage of 10 after last season, manager Steve Bruce has added a number of stars in its lot including Manchester United duo John O'Shea and Wes Brown and young rising star Connor Wickham and Ji Dong Won. Off the field, racking up ranking club awards including the Business Tourism Gold Award Winner in the North East England Tourism Awards, North East Business Awards, Learning, Training & Skills Award Winner, Durham & Wearside, British Chamber of Commerce Award for Excellence in Community Development, Tourism National Tourism Enjoy England Silver Award Winner Business and Portfolio Award Winner, Training Award overall. So if you have not visited the Stadium of Light, for business or leisure, put it on your 'to do' list - you will not be disappointed.