A signed five-year deal signaled ExCeL London, a UK-based venue known for hosting the Olympics, Paralympics and the G20 Summit, chose rental car service Europcar as its official mobility partner.
It’s the first partnership of its kind to create a mobility center within an exhibition and conference venue; the contract began this January.
“Over the next five years, ExCeL will benefit from Europcar’s network of over 250 locations across the UK and fleet of over 45,000 cars and commercial vehicles, which will help to boost the experience for exhibitors and visitors,” said David Pegler, CEO, ExCeL London. “We strive to offer service excellence, and our partnership with Europcar is another example of how we continue to invest in the industry and look at ways we can add value and differentiate ourselves, putting the needs of our customers at the heart of everything we do.”
ExCeL London will benefit from this transport solution, using Europcar’s experience in operating large car rental locations and differentiating ExCeL from other exhibition and convention venues. This partnership will give visitors, exhibitors and staff access to a wide range of car and van rental services, including valet parking, a chauffeur-drive service and airport shuttle buses.
“With over 5 million visitors in 2012, ExCeL is London’s biggest venue, and as Europe’s largest rental provider, Europcar is the perfect partner,” said Ken McCall, managing director, Europcar UK Group. “We are looking forward to working closely with ExCeL to deliver a comprehensive transport and mobility solution across the entire campus, delivering a premium service for attendees, staff and exhibitors as well as local residents.”
Exhibitors, suppliers and visitors will be able to rent vans and cars from Europcar’s nationwide and European network for their trip to ExCeL, benefitting from one-way rentals as well as delivery and collection for the ultimate in flexibility. As the sole vehicle rental provider for ExCeL London, Europcar will have unique promotional opportunities onsite and will be able to offer bespoke transport solutions tailored to individual events for their customers.