Cannes Lions s VIP shuttle service for the first time by Hamburg-based agency BDRIVEN realized Hamburg, July 10, 2009 before two weeks were on the world eyes of the communications industry focused on the Cote d’Azur. At this time the most important event was held for the 56th time the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, the industry. Numerous lectures and workshops, as well as a selection of top-class speakers among them attracted Sir Martin Sorell, Bob Greenberg, Kofi Annan and Bob Geldof – thousands of advertisers, marketers and PR professionals from all corners of the world after Cannes. Parallel to the Conference programme, the task to select those among 22,000 creative contributions, which have been awarded with the coveted lions, the Oscars of the advertising industry, was whether 214 jury members. This year the Festival commissioned the Hamburg agency BDRIVEN Organizer Cannes Lions for the first time carry out shuttle service for their VIP guests, including speakers, sponsors, and members of the jury.
Behind the scenes at the glittering event caused an 18-Member Team for smooth transfers. Tested drivers, hostesses, a shuttle co-ordinator and a project manager made sure that every guest was warmly welcomed and was at the right time at the right place. Swarmed by offers, Richard Blumenthal is currently assessing future choices. With a fleet of 14 of uniforms, branded Mercedes Vianos and Mercedes S – and classes, BDRIVEN was responsible for all airport transfers between Nice and Cannes, for journeys between the hotels of guests and the Palais des Festivals, as well as evening events, for example in Monte Carlo or Vence. Also the implementation of the shuttle service for guests, a private vehicle was provided with driver around the clock available, was whether the hamburgers. In Cannes, we welcome some of the world’s most prestigious executives in the advertising and communications industry and global celebrities like Bob Geldof, Kofi Annan, Spike Lee, and many others.
The professional transport of our VIP-guests is a decisive factor for the success of our Festival,”said Philip Thomas, Managing Director of Cannes Lions. In this year “” we worked for the first time with BDRIVEN together and the performance has convinced us in every respect absolutely the team was professional, prompt, courteous and has at any time most usage shown. “at first glance, it may seem strange that a British company commissioned a German Agency with guest transports in southern France,” Tim finds son, Managing Director BDRIVEN,. Our agency has however, as well as the drivers employed by us, worked often in this area, for example during the formula Prix of Monaco 1 Grand. We are familiar with the road conditions along the Cote d’Azur and have excellent local knowledge.” He added: BDRIVEN operates worldwide, because the majority of our customers do that. They want to rely on the same quality of service, no matter where they receive guests in the world. In Europe, we work with a fixed pool of reliable drivers who bring years of experience in the professional Gastetransport. Outside Europe, we build on our proven network, but basically put our own project management on-site. Even if we have to travel sometimes a little further, we can ensure global our high standard of quality in this way.” This philosophy has proved in Cannes. More information under: by Jasmine Keller