The story of Conference Care...
- 1994The Dream
Two handsome (!) young men in the hospitality industry have a dream to launch a uniquely specialist venue finding and events agency. They start saving some start up-money and highlighter pens!
- 1995Conference Care UK Opens Its Doors
Conference Care (back then we were Conference Care UK) opens the doors for business – founders Andrew & Chris keep themselves busy with 40 hours extra bar work a week…
- 1998It's Not Just The Two Of Us Anymore
Now with an extra two members of staff, we join the HBAA – our industries leading trade organisation
- 2000Choppa Has Landed
Leanne Land (aka Choppa) joins the company – well worth mentioning as she’s now our longest serving team member and still loves her work, her clients and the events industry
- 2001Event Management Goes Big
We move into live events with our first event management contract for AGR (now ISE and still a client)
- 2003The First Venue Finding Contract
Our first contracted venue finding customer LSDA signs on the dotted line
- 2005Scotland Gets To Know Conference Care
We expand our services into Scotland with Pauline Beattie leading the way, and several new major customers in Edinburgh
- 2009Conference Care Goes Green
Conference Care wins the HBAA award for Promoting Excellence in the Events Industry, and we achieve Carbon Neutral status
- 2012Big Bucks For The RNLI
Having been a HBAA Board Member for two years, Chris is made Chairman of the association for 2012, starting several initiatives and also raising a record £50,000 for the RNLI. Lots of us take part in the RNLI Sea Survival course!
- 2014Conference Care Win Silver At M&IT
We win the Silver M&IT award for best Intermediary Agent. This has driven us on to win the Gold award for the next five years in a row!
- 2015400 Miles On A Bike!
Pauline, Chris, Andrew and Sean all take on the 400-mile cycling challenge, from our Scottish office to Coventry office, raising over £10,000 for our charities Help4Harry and Muscular Dystrophy
- 2017Time To Get Some More Space
We move to our new Headquarters in Hinckley, Leicestershire – it’s great to have room to move for a change!
- 2019We're Still Growing
With Conference Care now more than 50 people and growing, we still commit to giving our customers the very best personal service from our team of experts.