Do I really get the same rate when booking through an Agency?
The quick answer is YES you do and lots more beside!
Choose a Conference/Venue Finding agency who is a member of the HBAA, (Hotel Booking Agents Association) this is a trade association that represents the interests of all parties involved in the Procurement and management of conference meetings in the UK. All members of the HBAA sign up to a code of conduct and have the advantage of the HBAA's 2.3bn buying power. Choosing a HBBA Member company means you can book with confidence.
Calling individual venues, checking availability, facilities and costs is a very time consuming exercise, so let your Conference agent help, they will provide a FREE venue finding service, saving you time, hassle and money.
The Conference agent will have a vast knowledge of the venues, including the more unusual and unique venues you may not have thought of. They will have relationships with all the major venues and often preferential rates. They will be aware of seasonal discounts and special offers in the market place and will be able to negotiate on the client's behalf for the best possible deal, which could include complementary added benefits.
Conference agents have a specialist knowledge of the UK, Europe and even worldwide venues and are experienced and qualified to guide the client through the process in finding a suitable venue for their event, they will provide the client with a minimum of three suitable options, accompany the client on site visits (if required) negotiate the best possible price for the event, give guidance on contract signing and be there for the client through the complete process and follow up with post event feedback request.
The venue finding service provided to clients is completely FREE and it will certainly save money. Venues will quote the client the same rate as the agency; however the Agent will often be in a position to improve on this rate.
The service provided by the agency is funded by an industry standard commission provided by the venue for confirmed bookings and does not affect the price the client receives in any way.
To take advantage of a completely FREE venue finding service, call Conferences -UK today
For expert venue finding advice and booking , please call Conferences UK on 0800 567 0050 or Click here to make a conference or meeting enquiry.
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