Regus - a brief history . 1989 Founded by Mark Dixon, open first centre in Brussels 1990 Centres open in UK, Denmark & France 1994 Expands into Latin America 1998 1000th employee hired & enters North America 1999 Expands into Asia & celebrates its 200th centre 2002 Signs $142.5 million outsourcing contract with Nokia 2001 Purchase of US based Stratis Business Centers 2000 Opens the world’s largest business centre 2007 First business lounge prototype launched 2009 Celebrates 1000th location in Mauritius 2010 Launches telepresence & hits the high street with new retail packs 2004 HQ is acquired 2008 businessworld is launched
About us . Regus & our clients recycle 250,00 print cartridges & 177 tonnes of paper each year Serve 800,000 customers Over 1,100 business centres Awarded Carbon Trust accreditation Owns & operates the three market-leading brands: Regus , HQ & Stratis Business Centers 6,000 team members worldwide Regus is the world’s largest office provider Over 20 million sq ft currently under lease globally Centres in over 500 cities Operates in 85 countries VISION To transform the way companies manage their global real estate needs
Facts and figures . Regus top 10 countries by revenue: 5. Germany 2. UK 3. France 4. Japan 1. USA 8. Brazil 6. Netherlands 7. Canada 10. India 9. Russia Turnover c£1.2billion FTSE 250 Fortune 500 c6,000 staff 170,000 workstations 4,000 meeting rooms 2,500 video communications suites Accelerated growth plans in 2011/2012
Our guiding principles . Developing our brand Developing our team members Expanding our network Investments in systems and technology Operational excellence Innovative products and services Our five key guiding principles: 1 Committed to growth 2 Global scope; local delivery 3 World-class customer service 4 Integrity 5 Promoting international business Generating profitable growth
Market trends point to Regus . Real estate buildings, cities and work space Culture workstyle and flexible working People demographics, expectations and behaviour ICT information, communication, web Transport Sustainability
Thousands of businesses, large and small use Regus .