With more than 900 hybrid-ready hotels across Europe in 27 hospitality brands from luxury to economy, Accor offers the next-generation solution for hybrid events.
Powered by Microsoft Teams, Accor’s new hybrid events concept enables seamless physical and virtual events worldwide. This collaboration allows events to combine physical in-hotel meetings with virtual interactions across multiple locations simultaneously.
In Accor meeting spaces, Microsoft Teams Rooms and Surface Hub 2S will connect people on-site safely and securely to those joining remotely with industry-leading audio and video device experience.
Event organisers will benefit from the expertise of dedicated teams, who will find the best ways to organise each event. From workshops, training days and team building events to large-scale conferences, the ALL CONNECT team is on hand. Bespoke programmes and experiences will be available to attendees, with the highest sanitary and safety measures as part of the ALLSAFE vetted protocol. There is also a seamless digital booking platform.
"The Covid-19 pandemic has caused business travellers and meeting planners to review the way they work,” says Patrick Mendes - Group Chief Commercial Officer in charge of Sales, Marketing, Distribution and Loyalty at Accor. “Virtual and hybrid formats have become an essential part of daily business life.
“Accor's new concept ALL CONNECT, created in collaboration with Microsoft Teams, will be an important tool for our guests, offering them the opportunity to organise safe, qualitative and seamless hybrid meetings as they continue to focus on health & safety and sustainability. We are delighted to launch this collaboration with Microsoft, knowing that Teams has become a new way to work for 115 million daily users who come together every day to meet, call, chat, and collaborate."
ALL CONNECT includes access to more than 11,000 meeting rooms across the world to suit all needs and budgets, from city centre locations to more natural settings. Within Europe there is a dedicated one-stop-shop approach to handle all enquiries and help find the right hotels for your next hybrid event.