Calder Conferences Limited

Calder & World of Travel's Acceptance as a Lifetime Member of the International Trade Council Highlights Its Reputation as a Trustworthy Provider of Business Travel


Leeds, England -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/23/2014 -- Calder & World of Travel has been accepted as a Lifetime Member of the International Trade Council. As a truly independent agency since 1989, Calder has earned a sound reputation for providing qualified impartial advice about venues, delivering bespoke event management solutions, and offering total travel management solutions through their business travel services. The Lifetime Membership in the International Trade Council is the most recent evidence of Calder's consistently high performance.

Other examples of the depth of support to the business travel community available through Calder include:

- In 2013 their customer focused service was validated by receipt of the public sector Engage Award.

- In August 2012 the company was awarded a mandated sole supplier contract for conferences, meetings and events for Central Government which enhanced its buying power enormously. This contract was unique in that it was the first agreement to be awarded to a sole supplier via mandate by HM Government, following a rigorous tender process.

- In April 2012 Calder was awarded a sole supplier contract for all 354 UK Universities.

- In October 2010, following the Sir Phillip Green Cost Efficiency review with HM Government, Calder was openly recognized as the most cost efficient partner within the business travel sector.

Calder has produced 97.5% policy compliance for clients via cost efficiencies and consolidated billing modules; and produced cost savings of 70.8% against contractual cancellation charges which occur when events are cancelled within the terms/conditions and non-arrivals for transient accommodation.

In addition, Leeds-based Calder is in a unique position to handle large conferences due to the fact that they hold an allocation of over 500 bedrooms from £90.00 bed and breakfast (minimum three star) in London and other major cities.The business travel history of Calder over the years has made it clear that the firm is large enough to meet volume demands while remaining small enough to provide meticulous care for each client requirement.

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