The countdown is on for the 2017 IIHF World Championship Division 1 Group B which will be hosted at The SSE Arena, Belfast from Sunday 23rd April to Saturday 29th April and you have the opportunity to watch international ice hockey in style thanks to the VIP packages.

Team GB are the host nation and will be joined by Japan, Netherlands, Lithuania, Croatia and Estonia for a festival of ice hockey in Belfast with the six nations playing 15 games to determine who will win gold, silver and bronze, as well as going all out for promotion and fighting against relegation. Click here for the full schedule.

The full ticketing information for the tournament can be found by clicking here. However, VIP suite packages are still available for this historic tournament – the first time it has been hosted by Ice Hockey UK in 25 years.

The VIP suites, priced at only £25 per person, will be available for the Team GB games on Monday 24th April (7:30pm), Wednesday 26th April (7:30pm) and Friday 28th April (7:30pm) as well as all three games on both Sunday 23rd April (12:30pm, 4pm, 7:30pm) as well as Saturday 29th April (12:30pm, 4pm, 7:30pm).

VIP Packages are available for suites seating 12, 16 and 28. To make a booking or for more information – please contact Gerry McMullan at The SSE Arena by calling 028 9076 6036 or via email at