Testimonials from recent forums

From Spring 2014 in Madrid - Suppliers

“Perfect organization and excellent selection of buyers; this is what we need in our industry!”
Guiseppe Savarese, Radissson Blu

“I am deeply impressed about the amazing organization and the quality of the whole event”
Sara Mastrogiovanni, Starwood Hotel Vienna

“A short but strong meeting forum you need to attend! Very well organised and qualified buyers.”
Moreno Forte, Hotel Sofitel Legend, The Grand Amsterdam

“The Meetings Space brings together some excellent buyers, some we know, some we got to know, an excellent business environment  has been created by all the Meeting Space...well done.”
Warren Zahara, Alpine Malta

“Great audience and again many new buyers and companies ! Meeting in one of the European key destinations, 48 hours and so many networking moments !! Perfect!”
Robbert-Jan Meinardi, Grand Hotel Huis Duin

“Buyers were top notch indeed…your reputation precedes you and I will always be in the front line recommending you guys.”
Michael Borges, Epic Sana Hotels

“Excellent appointments with the world’s most exceptional MICE buyers!”
Neils Oostenrijk, Hotels Van Oranje

“Thank you TMS team for an excellent event. Good ratio of meetings and networking activities with a lot of fun! Return of investment is on horizon and that makes us very keen to book all TMS Forums this and next year.”
Veronica Jurica, Radisson Blu Dubrovnik

“Excellent formula and well organized. Real opportunity to meet new buyers”
Menno Meyer, Phenix Events France

“Thanks again for the great meeting and for all your support.... buyers were very high level and appointments very valuable. And your Team was really the best!”
Paola Ursino, Kuoni Italy

“I would like to thank you all for such a great show last week in Madrid, I thought the whole event was organised very well and the meetings were of high quantity and quality. The event was seamless from start to finish”
Nic Scott, Mason Rose

“A great event to meet the key decision makers in our industry. Amazing opportunity to exchange ideas, news and to network.”
Ivica Pavusek, Ritz Carlton Berlin

“It was one of the best forums I attended in quality of buyers.”
Christine Stelzer, Convention Bureau Tirol, Austria

“I have rarely seen a workshop with such a good quality selection of buyers. Excellent value for money!”
Dominique Jansen, Radisson blu Hotels Brussels

“For the second time, the team of The Meetings Space promised and delivered a great event. Quality meetings in a professional and yet fun atmosphere. Well done!”
May Sollinger-Soucek, Vienna Convention Bureau

“Buyers were top notch indeed…your reputation precedes you and I will always be in the front line recommending you guys.”
Michael Borges, SANA Hotels

“I will advise The Meeting Space forums to all my colleagues interested in Mice business.”
Patricia Silva, Vidamar Resorts, Portugal

“…the quality of buyers were very good. Attending this event gives us the opportunity to have more business, we are sure of that!!”
Pureza Champalimaud, The Oitavos, Portugal

“Great opportunity to meet serious buyers”
Eadaoin Marrinan, Dublin Convention Bureau

“Thank you very much to the entire TMS Team for organising such a wonderful event. I had great meetings and came back with enquiries and very good prospect leads!”
Jose Rosado, Hyatt Global Sales

From Spring 2014 in Madrid - Buyers

“I can’t fault the event, and feel it was very well structured with a great mix of business, networking and fun. I applaud the fantastic organisation, communication and structure. Well done and thank you for allowing us to attend.”
Sales Director, Trinity Conferences, UK

“This was my first Meetings Space event and I found it very beneficial. It was great to see so many suppliers in one place at one time.”
Head of Events, Corporate Rewards, UK

“It was a useful event for me, I met some suppliers whom I had not considered before, sent requests during the event to get their proposals this week. It's exactly what I need...”
Department Manager MICE, Unifest Travel, Russia

“A worthwhile event to attend with a manageable ratio of buyers and suppliers to come away feeling like you had the opportunity to speak with everyone you wanted to. A friendly and welcoming environment in a great location.”
Events Director, Stature

“I had a really good trip. This was the first time for me and I was really surprised. Nice organized, great suppliers and overall a really nice couple of days. Keep up the good work!”
Key Account Manager, EventCom, Denmark

“Thank you so much for such a great few days in Madrid. It was extremely well organised and I think there was a complete consensus that everybody got a lot out of it. The meetings were very appropriate and a good length and I really enjoyed all the networking...”
Exosphere, UK

From Spring 2013 in Berlin

“The most effective, businesslike and well targeted event I have ever attended.”
Verena Kuhn, InterContinental Carlton Cannes
“Attending The Meetings Space for the first time, it’s always a little "what to be expected" - but by all means, this is the best organised event that I have ever attended as a supplier!”
Bent Hadler, President, Hadler DMC

“A fantastic couple of days.  The meetings were very beneficial - a great experience.  A tradeshow that tops them all and others need to learn from The Meetings Space.”
Jenny Buchanan, American Express, UK

"During these challenging times it is all about exceeding expectations. The Meetings Space definitely exceeded my expectations, you and the team have managed to surprise not only the clients but also the hoteliers! Several events I have attended in the past 6 years but a first event with such a high quality buyers I have never seen before. The choice of organising an event where you are able to network, share knowledge, dine and drink and enjoy time with in 2,5 days is a successful idea! A BIG thank you for you, the team and the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Berlin, I hope that I may attend many more."
Menno Schifferstein, International Sales Manager, Hotels van Oranje

“Once again many thanks for being so essential to our industry with this important workshop!
I was extremely happy with everything.  Perfect timing, high quality of the buyers, great choice of the location and the hotel, kindness of your staff (please give all of them all a BIG thank you!)… You can already consider my hotel for the next edition!!”
Pippo Savarese, Sales & Marketing Director, Radisson blu Es. Hotel, Rome

“You have exceeded my expectations.  Venue, programme and quality of buyers were really excellent - everything went smoothly and you were a great host team on top of everything.  So I am on board for 2014 and will recommend your event to peers and (quality) clients!”
May Sollinger-Soucek, CMP, Marketing Manager UK & Ireland, Vienna Convention Bureau | Vienna Tourist Board

“As a Senior Buyer, I found the format much more effective than traditional industry forums…..much more effective than having to walk through a large exhibition hall and being approached by venues and destinations that were not within my remit…the two days allowed for great networking opportunities outside of the pre-arranged appointment schedule, in an informal, relaxed environment. I got a sense from other delegates that they were enjoying themselves as well!”
Robert Quayle, AstraZeneca, UK

“It was such a great event.  It felt like it has been organised for many many years already!”
Coen van Veen, Account Manager Sales, Duin-Kruidberg

“Thank you and your GREAT team for taking care of all of us at TMS in Berlin! Was a really successful event, perfectly organised, with a good selection of hosted buyers and a lot of fun! I look forward to receive your future plans! “
Ioanna Remoundou, Senior Sales Manager, Grand Resort Lagonissi

“Great social parts of the event and a great chance for networking, as well as the actual meetings.”
Amelia Conti, Crown BC, UK

“Thank you so much for the outstanding and successful event you organised in Berlin!
Great contacts, great networking and….great party!! “
Emiliana Parlini, Sales Manager, Rome Marriott Park Hotel

“A HUGE THANK YOU!!!! It has been amazing, very well organised, great contacts and just fabulous!!!!
Definitively, we will consider attending your next one!!!”
Miguel Benitez, Director Comercial, Meliá Avenida América

“I really like the organisation, everything on time, big chance to meet a lot of new partners and find new places.”
Olga Stasilovich, AeroClub Tour, Russia

“Thank you very much for delivering us a superb event in Berlin. I have really enjoyed it.”

“I must say it was so good! We have met so many contacts and had some really good meetings. The organisation of everything, before The Meetings Space, during and afterwards was just Perfect! “
Lisa Weidner, Junior Sales Manager, Scandic Berlin

“The Meetings Space Berlin sticks out from other forums that I have attended in the past, as it gives you the great opportunity to network with all participants rather than "only" meeting the people that you had an appointment with. It was a refreshing concept that worked very well.”
Sina Petersdorf, Conference Executive, Hotel Desk, UK

“Thank you very much – FOR DOING SUCH AN AMAZING JOB organising everything in Berlin!!! It’s been an absolute pleasure meeting you and being part of The Meetings Space event…… please sign me up for the next one. Wouldn’t miss it!”
Anna Jablonska, Group Sales Manager, Le Meridien St Julian’s Malta

“Thanks for all your efforts….It was a good show. “
Luis Burley, Account Manager - Conference & Incentive Travel, MARITIM Hotels

“You put together a programme for some of harshest critics in the business and as far as I can tell you have received praise from all quarters. As I said at the time wonderful in so many ways and I really meant it!...the team were fantastic in every way..”
Adam Gabbetis, Project Executive, worldspan events, UK

“Great and refreshing event, high quality of buyers, venues and networking opportunities!”
Robbert-Jan Meinardi, Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin

“The future of business meetings for the hospitality industry.”
Pureza Champalimaud, The Oitavos

“Thank you so much for a spectacular weekend and all the great contacts you made it possible for me to meet!”
Daniel Tokazier, Sales Director, Travel 2, Sweden

“Great organisation from your side, almost perfect. Good choice of very professional buyers.”
Melike Bingoel, Melia Hotels International

“We were delighted to be participating in this first edition of the Meetings Space in Berlin, the format was excellent for doing business and the social programmes were great for networking, we have come away having made some great friends.”
Warren Zahra, Alpine Sterling DMC Malta

“I just want to thank you for this great event!  It was a pleasure to meet you all and it was very helpful in finding new suppliers. So, I would definitely recommend to do it again!!”
Carmen Klingele, Project Manager, White Label, Germany

“Great experience, great buyers, great organisation.”
Montserrat Garcia, Portaventura

“Well organised. High quality of buyers and lots of time to spend with them. What’s not to like!”
Stephan Ullerup, Quality Travel

“Excellent experience!”
Gareth Gallagher, HelmsBriscoe, UK

“Great Experience!  Well prepared, well organised, well executed, simply a very smooth event! I am very positive about the business opportunities coming from the TMS event in the next two or three months.”
Menno Meyer, Phenix Events

“A great event of networking, meeting suppliers and amazing entertainment and food.”
Theresa Manns, Informa, UK