4 December 2017 | Herpreet Kaur Grewal
CH&Co Group has announced its merger with the events catering and services company, Concerto Group
The move means it is able to offer clients a one-stop shop that meets all event requirements - from venue finding and booking to catering, production and entertainment.
The development increases the Group's turnover to £300m and it will now provide catering at over 750 sites across the UK and Ireland, employing more than 6200 people.
Concerto Group's CEO, Adam Elliott, will continue to head up the business and its brands which include leading event caterer, Create, and brands such as Ultimate Experience, event management; bespoke event full service management agency, Mask; corporate team building business, Eventwise; venue finding specialists, Venueseeker; and Christmas and summer party specialists, JD Parties.
Concerto also operates at a number of prestigious venues around the UK including The Pavilion at The Tower of London, Old Billingsgate, Honourable Artillery Company, Roundhouse, Plaisterers' Hall and The Royal Liver Building in Liverpool. This month Concerto opened up The Lampery restaurant in a new food and beverage venture with APEX Hotels.
CH&Co Group's CEO, Bill Toner, said: "It [the merger] also gives us an introduction into the hotel sector .We'll be able to offer additional services such as team building events and specialist party and event options in many locations around the country."