Virgin Trains turn disdainful rail partner for a NEC Group
Category: Venues Events
Created on Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 12:00
As partial of a deal, business that revisit any of a NEC Group’s venues including a NEC, a ICC, a LG Arena and a NIA, will be entitled to a 25% bonus on all Virgin Trains’ Advance fares to a Group’s venues along Virgin’s West Coast Main Line.
The bonus will also be accessible to business that squeeze a uncover or eventuality sheet to any venue formed along a West Coast Main Line by The Ticket Factory (TTF) – a NEC Group’s central ticketing agent. This includes venues in London, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Paul Thandi, CEO of a NEC Group said, “The NEC Group is all about ‘bringing live to life’ and formulating noted practice for a visitors, be it during an exhibition, discussion or other live event. We are invariably looking for new ways to raise a patron knowledge and a partnership with Virgin Trains is usually another approach in that we have been means to do this.”
The NEC Group is located in a heart of a nation with all 4 of a venues in tighten vicinity to a sight hire along a West Coast Main Line. Birmingham International is on a doorstep of a NEC and a LG Arena, while Birmingham New Street is usually a brief transport from a ICC and a NIA.
Thandi added, “Our venues are eminent for good ride links and connectivity. It takes usually over an hour to get to a NEC site from London and an hour and half from Manchester on a train, so not usually is travelling by rail a illusory approach to get here quickly, it is now even larger value for money.”
Adrian Varma, Partnership and Regions Manager during Virgin Trains said, “We share a NEC Group’s vision, operative tough to emanate noted practice for a customers. We aspire to be some-more than simply a best choice for people looking for a fastest approach of removing from A to B. We work tough to safeguard a knowledge on house is usually as noted as a reason for it that is because we are unapproachable to partner with NEC Group, their venues and The Ticket Factory”.
Customers that squeeze eventuality tickets by The Ticket Factory will accept a couple by to a dedicated Virgin Trains’ website with their acknowledgment email. Customers will need their eventuality sheet purchased by The Ticket Factory when stirred by a Train Manager on house to countenance a transport discount, while trade and discussion visitors will need to uncover their eventuality registration along with sight sheet in sequence for a bonus to be valid.
Varma added, “With a disdainful bonus and by engagement in advance, nearing during a concert, business eventuality or comedy opening by Virgin Trains is a fastest, cheapest and many gentle approach of enjoying what a NEC Group does so well”.
“We are invariably essay to be a venue of choice for a organisers, exhibitors and visitors, so we are always looking during ways to urge and to supplement serve value to a patron offer, focusing on a things that make people wish to do business with us and revisit us again,” pronounced Kathryn James, NEC Managing Director. “The new three-year understanding with Virgin Trains does accurately that, enabling all of a business to get a many out of their experience. The NEC is eminent for a accessibility and connectivity, situated right during a heart of a motorway network and physically connected to Birmingham International railway station. With acknowledgment of 25% bonus on all advanced-fare rail travel, a good plcae has usually got even better.”
Nick Waight, Managing Director for a ICC says: “Our disdainful rail partnership with Virgin Trains enables us to offer a clients and their representatives an additional advantage when selecting a ICC for their eventuality – they will be entitled to a 25% bonus on all advanced-fare rail transport to a ICC along Virgin’s West Coast Mainline. Getting a sight to a ICC is unequivocally true brazen – a sight hire is usually a brief transport from a venue, and now it’s some-more cost effective too. We are always looking for new ways to support a clients to grasp their eventuality objectives, and with many of them already saying an boost in assemblage when during a ICC, this new offer could assistance them to attract even some-more delegates.”