The Management Team
"We are working with a growing team of committed professionals to deliver the major companies and important new business potential for all our buyers and suppliers.
Our aims remain crystal clear:
- To inspire senior buyers
- To provide new business opportunities for suppliers
To provide the best possible ROI on time and budgets
To give you an unforgettable experience
A huge welcome to Kat Oakley James who joins The Meetings Space full time as Operations Manager. She is a highly experineced and well connected professional who has managed events around the world, working with a number of leading UK agencies. Her care for her clients is legendary, her enthusiam is infectious and her attention to detail is a bit scary! Kat will lead the growing operations team beautifully.
Direct line: +44 7867 783 755
Kat Oakley James
Direct line: +44 207 482 9999
"I really love the whole ethos of The Meetings Space. I look forward to continuing work which exceeds the expectations of all our delegates."
THE COUNTRY EXPERTS HOSTED BUYER TEAM
Each of our country experts has been selected because of their superlative reputation for quality client knowledge and strong client relationships in their region.
The experts select and pre-qualify the priority buyers - both the diamonds from leading agencies and corporates and also the hidden gems from new and growing companies who have great MICE business potential.
Our team of regional experts are based across Europe including in UK, Germany, France, Benelux, Sweden, Italy and Russia.
We continue to increase the size of our country experts' team to ensure we optimise the buyer quality and deliver new business potential within each of our target markets.
AbleMaxx:: Maxine MacPherson, Managing Director
Maxine has over 20 years’ experience working in sales & marketing within the MICE industry, a superb reputation and a dedicated team which is a highly effective addition to TMS since 2014.
AbleMaxx has a proven track record in business development, brand development, international business protocol, innovative communication, PR and good old fashioned sales!
AbleMaxx partners with respected products and services within the global MICE arena to increase brand awareness and visibility in the UK and EMEA markets: for suppliers in the MICE industry they provide sales & marketing solutions which drive results: for MICE buyers, they offer a dedicated and reliable extension to their solutions team.
AbleMaxx is all about communication, information and resource – and really enjoying the journey!
The Luxury Lab:: Patrizia di Patrizio, Founder and Director
Patrizia has over 20 years’ experience working in sales and marketing for some of the world’s most prestigious global luxury hotel brands, including Concorde Hotels and Resorts, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and Rocco Forte Hotels. She has positioned and represented leading hotels from Asia, USA and Europe in key feeder markets in Europe, enabling her to gain unique relationships with key decision makers in all the key markets across Europe.
Renowned for her industry knowledge and her goal driven approach, she was recognised by C&IT Magazine as one of the POWER 50 MICE players in the UK. She has a huge reputation and many devoted followers!
The Luxury Lab is a consultancy and Sales Representation company dedicated to the luxury hotels, resorts and destinations sector.
Through a simple and straightforward approach The Luxury Lab helps to:
• Increase brand exposure in Europe’s key markets
• Leverage relationships with key buyers and partners in the MICE and Leisure segments
• Generate MICE and Leisure revenue
maximice:: Markus Luethge, Managing Director
Markus Luethge is MD of maximice network for the MICE market. Specializing in the German speaking buyer markets, we help pair up event planners with their perfect business partners and function as an innovative operator and networker of the MICE industry. Furthermore, we advise hotels in terms of strategy, positioning, distribution and marketing.
Exceptional hotels with MICE potential, information regarding the MICE industry, professionalism and know how are united here.
It is all about networking!