E3 acquires Reception+, Germany's leader in premium front desk and corporate hospitality services.

E3, one of the world's foremost live marketing companies, is acquiring 100% of the business shares in Reception+, Germany's leading front desk service and corporate hospitality company. The Frankfurt am Main-headquartered E3 includes companies such as ET GLOBAL and the Electra Group.

“The acquisition of Reception+ is another key offer in a dynamic market, and it supports the targeted E3 Strategy. I'm delighted to welcome Reception+ as a new member of E3, and I am impressed by the strong service orientation and performance, as well as their excellent customer relationships. For ambitious companies, a high-quality and professional receptionist is a highly visible position, and one that represents the company. This also applies to other positions in companies of which Reception+ offers training or provides personnel. Being able to provide competent, experienced and well-trained employees is an important aspect and differentiator for many companies today – especially as we combine quality and scale the this quality for exhibitions, events and environments, which allows us to raise every aspect of our corporate appearance”, said Patrick O. Soschinski, E3 CEO.

E3 is a platform that specializes in the implementation of a targeted strategy in the areas of exhibitions, events and environments. The service portfolio covers strategy, design, marketing advice, trade fairs, event management and implementation, as well as numerous multimedia communication services. The acquisition of Reception+ broadens the competitiveness of E3's services, grants access to new market segments and incorporates multiple synergies.

Reception+ is ideally positioned and established in the market for this purpose: Over 250 employees are available for assignment to a client company, and can be deployed temporarily or on a long-term basis. Reception+ has been operating with this focus since 1988, and remains a pioneer in this market. Their leading market position is supported by four offices in Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich and Berlin.

Mirko Steinbüchel, CEO of Reception+ GmbH

“We're pleased and proud that Reception+ will be a meaningful part of E3. We aspire to bring a 5-star hotel-quality concierge service to our business offerings. This attitude has won over companies that understand how important high-quality representation to clients and partners can be. That is why we are proud to be able to count among our references groups such as the European Central Bank, Henkel, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, BCD Travel and Kantar TNS. The integration into E3 opens up contextual and international perspectives – opportunities and challenges that we look forward to”.

Reception+ GmbH

Reception+, headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, was founded in 1988 and is the leading supplier of premium reception, concierge services, telephone switchboard, training, consultancy, personnel placement and temporary work services. With three additional branches in Munich, Berlin and Hamburg, Reception+ focuses on urban centers with high concentrations of businesses. The ECB, Henkel, St. Gobain, BCD Travel, Volvo Financial Service, 20th Century Fox and Ogilvy are among its clients.

For more information, please visit www.reception-plus.de

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