DeSouza Associates are an independent company and therefore unbiased when suggesting suitable venues. We work with all major hotel groups (both international and national), independent hotels, conference and training centres and various other unique and unusual venues.
Yes, we are paid a small commission by the venues for the business placed with them. This is paid to us after the event takes place and when the final invoice is paid in full by the client.
No, not at all; due to our buying power and negotiation skills we will always endeavour to get the best possible rates for our clients and to match any budget.
Anything from indoor to outdoor events, competitive challenges, creative and artistic workshops, sporting activities, culinary ice breakers and many more. These events can be tailor made to suit budget and expectations.
We work with a range of partners including team building companies, caterers, entertainment providers and AV suppliers to enable us to suggest additional extras to make your event stand out from the crowd.
Our offices are open between 9am – 5.15pm Monday through to Friday. You can contact us by telephone, email or through the website from our contacts page. We can also be found on Twitter, Facebook & Linkedin
With one phone call or click of a button we can save you time and money by doing all the background work in finding a suitable venue for your event. We have 20 years expertise and knowledge behind us and we act with honesty and integrity in all our dealings with customers and suppliers alike.
Each member of the team has years of experience and knowledge within the industry to enable us to provide the best solutions to match any brief.
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I’ve been working with Lida and her team for a few years now for venue search and selection. I must say that the level of service I get is second to none; great response times and superb professionalism
We have been working with DeSouza Associates for two years now and have been extremely delighted with the quality of the work they have carried out for us. DeSouza has great people working in the company, which translates to successful projects and happy returning clients. What I particularly like about the company is that they make the clients’ customer service journeys very personalised by for instance taking the time to understand businesses’ needs and project requirements. I would not he…
It was a pleasure talking to you over the past couple of days. I have found you and your service very helpful, informative and your venue options covering all discussed aspects. Great attention to detail! Please get back in touch in order to book future events as we will definitely be using your services again! Many thanks for all your help!
“Working with the team at De-Souza is always a pleasure due to all the extra miles they go to deliver an exceptional customer service”
Lida, thank you for your on-site assistance at our corporate reception at the Orangery at Kensington Palace recently. You managed this responsibility professionally and with the same commitment to high quality we enjoy from our own staff. The event was a huge success and ran very smoothly.
DeSouza Associates have found us the most beautiful venue to hold our conference, in a location we would never have thought of ourselves. We were not sure if the event was going to be feasible to run, but thanks to Lida and the team it’s looking to be a great success. Our whole office is very excited!
DeSouza Associates are our go to for arranging meetings, conferences and company away days. The nature of our business means we have to get conference venues arranged at short notice and DeSouza Associates always bend over backwards to help us find the perfect venue & stay within budget. Lida, Catherine and the team are super helpful; the venues they select are perfectly tailored & fit the events requirements, their attention to detail is second to none, I couldn’t recommend them more highly!…
Finding venues always takes so much longer than I expect it to, so being able to outsource it gives me back time to focus on my core job; DeSouza Associates’ service really comes into its own when there are queries or changes as this can be hugely time consuming. The service is always fast, efficient, reliable and free. They work to even the most challenging brief to find venues that surprise and delight.
Your service is spot on, you take care of everything and provide a smooth efficient service….
We have used De Souza Associates a number of times and they have always been efficient, fast, friendly and effective at getting the right venue at a good price. Follow up and reliability have also been excellent.
Our vision is for “Perfect conferences, events and venues every time". Collectively, the team at DeSouza Associates has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the events industry & has established relationships with a variety of venues & hotel groups in the UK & worldwide.
Our mission is to offer a professional and personal service on each and every occasion and to maintain a high level of product knowledge in all areas.