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ZIBRANT sign strategic technology agreement with ABC Connection

ZIBRANT the global experts in corporate meetings, events, venue find, strategic meetings management and accommodation services have signed a technology agreement with ABC Connection.

Helen McCabe, Managing Director – Operations, Zibrant said, ““After completing a comprehensive review of all the technology offerings for the events, meetings and conference market we determined that ABC Connection technology was the most sophisticated and user-friendly.

The venue find solution, the database of over 400,000 properties around the world and a UK base of over 37,000 properties was a key factor in our decision-making process. Additionally, being able to deliver detailed Safety, Security and Duty of Care information by Client was one of our top priorities.

We are already in the process of developing client facing meetings and events booking solutions which can be individually branded and tailored to the precise meetings needs and buying processes of our clients”, concluded McCabe

ABC Connection, Chairman, Martin Coleman said, “ZIBRANT have delivered creative and cost-effective solutions across a wide range of industries on a global basis for over 20 years and has a reputation for delivering leading-edge technology to their clients. They have set demanding criteria for this project which requires us to continually deliver robust, user-friendly technology and data management”.



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Venues and Events by Bluehat Group sign with ABC Connection

Bluehat Group, the leading UK team building company is creating a new Venues and Events Division. They currently have an impressive portfolio of blue- chip clients which includes 60% of the FTSE 100 Companies.

Anita Lowe has now joined the Group as Shareholder and Director of Meetings and Events previously, having established Venues Event Management before selling it to Expotel who were then subsequently acquired by Capita Travel and Events.

Anita Lowe said, “After completing a comprehensive review of all the technology offerings for the events, meetings and conference market we determined that ABC Connection was the most sophisticated and user-friendly.

Their database of over 400,000 properties around the world and a UK base of over 37,000 properties was a key factor in our decision-making process. Additionally, being able to deliver detailed Safety, Security and Duty of Care information by Client was one of our top priorities.

We are already developing and deploying the Client Facing meetings booking solutions which can be individually branded and tailored to the precise meetings needs and buying processes of our clients”, concluded Lowe.

ABC Connection, Chairman, Martin Coleman said, “Bluehat Group has a reputation for delivering leading-edge solutions to their clients. They have set demanding criteria for this project which requires us to continually deliver robust, user-friendly technology and data management”.



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Planet Pursuits sign with ABC Connection

Planet Pursuits the multi-disciplinary award-winning event company has signed with travel industry technology company ABC Connection.
Louise Boyse, Venues Director, Planet Pursuits said, “We offer booking solutions to a wide range of client organisations. Whether they are a large public companies, government agencies or SMEs our expertise helps them control both their hotel and conference expenditure”.

“After conducting a strategic review of our technology options it was clear that the single solution ABC Connection delivers for RFP, Meetings, Events and Groups was the most sophisticated in the market. Their database of over 400,000 properties around the world and the ease by which individual client booking portals can be deployed were major influences in our decision”, said Boyse.

Sherie Starkey, Chief Commercial Officer, ABC Connection said, ““Planet Pursuits focuses on delivering hotel and conference booking services which are convenient to use and are of a consistently high standard. These services result in substantial savings on hotel and conference expenditure for each client without compromising on accommodation or conference venue standards; ABC Connection technology fully supports these business aims”.



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Brief 2 Event sign with ABC Connection

Brief 2 Event one of the UK's most dynamic accommodation and venue find agencies has signed with ABC Connection.

The Brief2Event team work with a wide variety of clients to deliver a highly customer focused service providing an efficient friendly experience. From accommodation programmes to large groups and both simple and complex meetings the customer service experience is paramount.

Guy Mason, MD, Brief 2 Event said, “We will adopt the full range of ABC Connection tools and solutions, especially Commission Manager, client-facing portals, the enhanced request for meetings and groups as well as the RfP solution which we will be using for annual strategic meetings management programmes.”

“As an enterprise solution we are able to structure these technologies to meet our well established business processes while continuing to deliver tailor-made leading edge technology solutions to our clients”, continued Mason.

Continued Mason “Everything we do is for the long term. We form relationships with our clients that last. These leading-edge technologies for both major events and regular accommodation and meetings bookings will help to support our aims”.

Martin Coleman, ABC Connection said, “Brief2Event are committed to providing their clients with exceptional service. They recognise that no customer is ever the same, which is why they deliver a bespoke service designed around their client’s exact accommodation and meetings programme requirements – our technology complements these aims precisely”.



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Utell sign global agreement with ABC Connection

As well as delivering global RfPs for transient business the agreement supports the recently launched Utell Groups and Events service aimed at securing Groups and MICE business for member hotels. Offering a level of personalised service that requires less administration time and complexity for the booking agent and meeting planner, the Groups and Events service will help Utell members maximize revenue opportunities for group bookings. Targeting a worldwide audience of corporate and leisure customers, Utell Groups and Events enables users to request support by completing an online inquiry form which will be received by Utell's global call centres, or by calling or emailing the dedicated regional reservations teams. Launched in English, the service will become available in German, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, French and Italian on www.utellagent.com, with dedicated language support available globally. Elaine Kennedy, vice president, global demand sales, Utell Hotels and Resorts said: Whilst group bookings present a substantial revenue opportunity for Utell member hotels, it has historically been very difficult to make group bookings on the global distribution systems . Continued Kennedy, we were truly impressed by the high-level of functionality and the overall flexibility provided by ABC Connection . The Groups and Events service will be launched with three variations: group accommodation only meeting space and event assistance only a combination of both By delivering a personalised, international service, we provide the essential human touch required to deal with complex group booking requests in multiple languages. This is another extension of Utell's commitment to matching supply and demand with a diverse portfolio of thousands of properties worldwide, catering to both business and leisure audiences.Martin Coleman, Chairman and Publisher, ABC Connection said, both Utell and ABC Connection are in a perfect position with the contacts, structure and tools to drive high-value groups and events business to Utell member hotels . Said Coleman, we will be working closely with Utell to develop our established, preferred global relationships with major international travel management companies, hotel booking agents and travel agencies .


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