According to the research carried out by NOP, there exist five key ingredients for successful corporate hospitality event, including the choice of the right event for the right people, the choice of an appropriate venue or location, professional organization of the event, excellent quality of drinks and food and ensuring the right mix of guests.
The same survey showed that nearly 56% of questioned recognized the foregoing ingredients as vital to achieving the aims of corporate hospitality event. However, the research also discovered that the main factor organizers strive to avoid is using an inadequate or inappropriate corporate hospitality provider. The main problem here lies in the fact that the majority of organizers are not aware of whom to address while purchasing corporate hospitality.
So how to choose an appropriate corporate hospitality provider that would contribute to the success of your hospitality event? First and foremost, you should consider the following: the image, theme and purpose you wish to convey; the right mix of guests and their interests; the location; the time of booking your event; and the use of Official hospitality. A good corporate hospitality provider will help you find the best solution concerning the organization of your event.
The majority of organizers consider corporate hospitality to be a great method of motivating and rewarding staff, developing prospects and thanking customers. Choosing a wrong corporate hospitality provider, however, can do more harm than good. Listed below are some of the most widely reputed and reliable corporate hospitality providers and agents, offering only official corporate hospitality facilities for major events across the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Ranked with the most respectable corporate hospitality providers, Eventia is the organization dedicated to working effectively to represent interests of the industry at all levels of regulatory and legislative process, supplying advice and information to its members and promoting standards and service and product quality. It was established in January 2006, as a result of merger between the Corporate Events Association and the Incentive Travel & Meetings Association. Among members of the organization are conference and incentive travel organizers, corporate hospitality agencies, transport providers and destination management companies among others.
The leading provider of corporate hospitality across the UK, Events International provides its customers with on-stop shop for all possible hospitality requirements. It is an official hospitality supplier for such major UK sporting events as the Football Association for England Internationalists, the FA Cup Final, the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival, the Open Golf Championship, the British Grand Prix and the RFU Twickenham. Established in 1985, Events International is based in the market city of Hereford, in proximity to border with Wales.
In 1998 the company was named the best performing corporate hospitality provider in Herefordshire.