The IMEX Group has announced it is changing its ground handler for its Frankfurt show, awarding the contract to Germany based DMC Compass Tours Incoming.
Compass Tours Incoming has been awarded the contract to provide transportation for attendees and exhibitors at IMEX in Frankfurt which takes place 21–23 May 2019, with a special focus on transfers for hosted buyers.
Compass Tours Incoming has offices in Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt and Hamburg and covers the entire range of MICE services, looking after 60,000 guests annually.
The change means an end to a 16-year relationship with CPO Hanser.
Speaking about the partnership, Inge Hanser, CEO of CPO Hanser, said: “We have had a great cooperation with IMEX over the last 16 years – my thanks go to the whole IMEX team. We wish IMEX and Compass Tours every success in the future.”
Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group, added: “As part of our remit to offer a fresh approach, we like to work with a wide range of services providers to ensure the experience of attendees at our shows remains top class. However, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank our outgoing ground handler CPO Hanser for their excellent work and support over the past 16 years. They’ve been instrumental in helping us to develop a best in class hosted buyer programme and faultless in their delivery of ground handling services.”
Michael Kater, Managing Partner of Compass Tours Incoming described the new contracts as “exciting news”.
“I am very proud that we have been chosen as a supplier for this leading trade fair in our industry in Europe. I look forward to working with the IMEX team in the years to come – and especially as the show heads towards its 20th anniversary edition in 2022,” he added.