Together, drp and Maritz Travel Company Will Design and Deliver Global Meeting Experiences to ClientsMaritz Travel Company, which consists of Maritz Travel Meetings & Incentives and Experient, today has announced it has selected drp as a partner in the Maritz Global Meetings Network. As a partner in the network, drp will serve as meetings experts for the United Kingdom, offering extensive regional knowledge, capabilities and cultural solutions to Maritz Travel Company’s clients.
Maritz Travel Company established the Maritz Global Meetings Network as a collaborative approach to enhance its current worldwide capabilities, allowing it to more effectively and efficiently design and deliver exceptional meeting experiences for its clients on a truly global scale in all markets and sectors.
“Becoming part of Maritz Global Meetings Network is a hugely exciting prospect for drp” says Group CEO Dale Parmenter. “This partnership is born of our two organisations’ desire to deliver exceptional services to the brands we work with and we feel strongly that since our two cultures and outlooks are so aligned, we are in an excellent place to do exactly that.”
drp has a long-standing reputation for delivering award-winning events for a huge variety of brands and organisations. With a team of experts based in Leeds, London and a bespoke production studio in the midlands, the agency is entering its 35th Anniversary year on the back of a hugely successful 2014 and is better placed than ever to deliver solutions with a truly multi-channel approach. The new partnership will see drp working closely with Maritz Travel Company to provide their clients with the same standard of service they have come to expect working with such a reputable, global brand.
“We are indeed thrilled to welcome the incredible team at drp to the Maritz Travel Company family,” said Ben Goedegebuure, global general manager of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Maritz Travel Company. “Their proven reputation for providing top-notch meetings and events to clients in the United Kingdom will be a huge asset as we partner to create culturally responsive experiences to our collective clients.”
Maritz Travel Company chose drp as a Maritz Global Meetings Network partner based on its breadth of knowledge and expertise within the United Kingdom, as well as its reputation of quality, reliability, financial stability and service excellence. In addition, drp has extensive professional congress organizer and project management capabilities within the association, corporate, tradeshow and government markets where Maritz Travel Company provides services.
“Following a rigorous selection process, drp was chosen as a partner in the Maritz Global Meetings Network as a result of their exceptional regional meeting expertise and the unique capabilities they will bring in helping us solve our clients’ needs,” said David Peckinpaugh, president, Maritz Travel Company. “In addition, they share similar philosophies, ethics and values as we do, which is an essential part of our partnership.”
Pictured: Dale Parmenter Group CEO of drp and Ben Goedegebuure, global general manager of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Maritz Travel Company.