Exhibition and international convention centre, ExCeL London, has selected the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland as its catering partner for the next 10 years.
In a unique partnership which will deliver a holistic approach to catering services, the on-site catering team will will manage the catered for events, in-hall outlets and some of the retail units bespoke to ExCeL on the Boulevard, with the focus on developing unique offers tailored specifically to the event taking place and its visitors.
David Pegler, CEO of ExCeL London said:
“We have an ambitious plan to transform our retail and hospitality environments to help our organisers boost attendance, increase dwell time, create a great event experience, optimise opportunities to network and make new business contacts and inspire visitors to return to ExCeL London. Compass is an integral part of our plan; our partnership will set a benchmark for catering standards for the events industry to deliver the most positive event outcomes for visitors, delegates and exhibitors.”
Colin Bailey, managing director, Levy Restaurants UK, sport, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland added:
“We’re thrilled to be extending our partnership with ExCeL. We have a fantastic relationship with the ExCeL team and we are really looking forward to building on this, creating a unique proposition for our market, reflecting ExCeL’s ambitious plans and delivering legendary experiences for our guests.”