Everyone loves it when a plan comes together, but as most people in the events industry know, even the most thought out, detailed plans, can be subject to last-minute changes and of course the odd curve ball!
As a long-standing member of Glasgow Life and a new member of UKinbound, we worked tirelessly with the
As part of the Abellio Group and one of the UK’s largest transport providers, we’re still establishing ourselves as a leading transport provider for events, tours, conventions, and excursions. Whilst we’ve got years of experience in the industry and have one of the most commercially successful operations team within the UK, we still need to shout about our vehicle selection provision, the fact that we offer bespoke transport solutions across the UK, our wider transport management services and our 24/7 regional support. So, what better way to do it than with some of the key players in the UK inbound tourism industry! Thousands of pounds of business is secured at the convention each year through supplier engagement, networking and strategic negotiations with UK inbound tourism largely
With an experienced team of event managers from UKinbound and Event Connects diligent operations department at the helm what could possibly go wrong? Here comes the curveball…An unexpected influx of last-minute attendees less than 48 hours before the event, resulted in a requirement for not only an additional coach but a request for supporting transport coordinators. With delegates due to descend on Glasgow in a matter of hours, we had to ensure we managed the changes quickly and efficiently especially given our membership and industry reputation was at stake. If ever there was a time to kick all contingency plans into action this was it. Vehicle sourcing, vehicle branding, resource allocation, pricing negotiations, local council traffic management agreements and health
We make it sound easy, as that’s our job. Mid-event changes come with the territory, but wouldn’t it be nice if you were an event
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