Held in Liverpool, IFB2016 is a global marketplace for making connections and doing deals. The festival brings together thousands of businesses from around the world for three weeks of events, business networking and deal making. The 2014 festival resulted in £280 million worth of trade and investment deals.
Cabfind.com provides the private hire and ground transportation needs of organisations across the UK through their innovative online booking and billing platform, with unrivaled access to a virtual fleet of 160,000 vehicles. For IFB2016 the company will be transporting VIP delegates around the city, and to and from Manchester and Liverpool airports and rail stations.
Max Steinberg, CBE, chief executive, Liverpool Vision and chair of IFB2016, said: “IFB2016 is about brining a global marketplace to Liverpool, and we are so delighted that Cabfind.com have agreed to partner with us to showcase how this brand, which started in Liverpool City Region, is able to welcome the world and support doing business in the UK.”
Cabfind.com will also provide marketing support to its UK-wide network of 2,300 taxi suppliers to raise the profile of the festival with its partners.
Managing director of Cabfind.com, Chris Jordan, said: “Cabfind.com is excited to be chosen as the official car provider for the UK’s biggest business festival, IFB2016 brings so much value to the Liverpool City Region, and we are committed to developing a strong partnership and supporting future city initiatives.
“We pioneer the latest technology-enabled transport-on-demand systems, the flexibility of our network will allow us to move festival delegates of all status, in a range of vehicles.
“As a subsidiary of Transdev PLC, which is a global player in transport logistics, we are well placed as an official partner with a global reach.”
Delivered by Liverpool Vision, in partnership with UK Trade & Investment, the GREAT Britain Campaign and with the support of the UK Government, IFB2016 will showcase the UK as the go-to place to do business and will deliver an economic value of £265 million.
The festival will take place at Exhibition Centre Liverpool, a state-of-the-art event complex on the city’s picturesque waterfront, and there will be a rich and varied cultural programme for delegates to enjoy while in Liverpool.