24.07.2012

DAF Trucks hires Urban Fabric Events

DAF Trucks hires Urban Fabric Events

Leading Dutch, commercial vehicle manufacturer DAF Trucks, recently selected Urban Fabric Events to organise and host a series of visits to the North West of England this year. The independent travel and events company has been commissioned by Dusseldorf travel company, Congress Incentive to provide a programme of events, incorporating a full technical tour of DAF Trucks at Leyland in Lancashire, whilst also providing an introduction to modern day Manchester, its industrial heritage and contribution to world trade and Industry. John Harding, Urban Fabric Events’, Director of Sales & Development, said: “We’re excited to be working with DAF Trucks Germany and had fun implementing their first, three-day visit. It was our objective to show them, the history of Manchester, which worked fantastically well, since it is the birthplace of modern transport logistics.” The group comprised of 20 high-profile VIP truck dealers, each invited from individual major cities across Germany. Highlights of the programme included, a visit to the British Commercial Vehicle Museum in Leyland, followed by a Tudor banquet with traditional music, a bagpiper and whiskey tasting at Lancashire’s historic Hoghton Tower. A guided, German speaking tour encompassing Castlefield and the first railway station in the world, a heritage canal cruise along Bridgewater canal together with English afternoon tea and Eccles cakes followed by an introduction to real ale and the famous ‘Manchester egg’ at the renowned, riverside Mark Addy pub. The next visits are scheduled for the summer 2012 and will comprise of a further group of VIP guests followed by additional visits in 2013.

I work as Director of UK Sales and Development for Urban Fabric Events Limited, and although I cant believe it, have over thirty years professional Travel and Events experience. My reputation has…

Retail & Services

Delta Mesh Chairs for the home ( or the workplace)

If you are still working at home or in fact being asked to go back into the office, then make sure that you have a good…
Legal

Mitigating Inheritance Tax

Inheritance tax (IHT) is payable on death or at certain stages during lifetime. For the purposes of this article we…
Financial Services

What’s the difference between saving and investing?

From an early age, we’re used to the idea of saving up for something special. We have piggy banks to incentivise us…

More Articles

Accountancy

Four Ways To Set Your Brand Apart

Being Like Everyone Else May Be A Safe Option, But It Doesn’t Mean A Lot. The Rewards Could Be Plentiful If You Aim For…
Information Technology

Does your company do something innovative?

Hello! We are Counting King R&D Consultants and we are on the hunt for Manchester based businesses who have creating…
Legal

Back to Basics - Bereaved Minor's Trust

Bereaved Minor’s Trust A bereaved minor’s trust is a trust that is created if a gift is made to the testators’ children…

Would you like to promote an article ?

Post articles and opinions on Manchester Professionals to attract new clients and referrals. Feature in newsletters.
Join for free today and upload your articles for new contacts to read and enquire further.

Find the right professionals in Manchester

View The Full Index

Search By:

Submit your Enquiry here

Enquiry Details

Contact Details