What the Suppliers said:

'TO THE TABLE was an excellent opportunity for SDI to meet with key players in the market to showcase our Food and Drink Industry. The buyers that attended were all key key decision makers and are planning for years in advance and so it is an opporutunity to showcase our Industry and also find out what future plans are. An extremely well organised event from Snap Events. Well done and thank you.'

Senior International Executive, Food and Drink, Scottish Development International (SDI)

‘TO THE TABLE was a well-organized event that featured exceptional buyers attending. The TO THE TABLE team was attentive, friendly, and provided exceptional service.’

Director of International Sales, Corby Hall Inc.

‘The first edition of the event of TO THE TABLE was a right hit on target. And an event executed to perfection with top buyers and sellers from the industry. Can't wait for the second edition In Hong Kong.’

International Sales & Marketing Director, Castell del Remei & Cérvoles

‘Excellent organization, high caliber, high quality buyers and many interesting opportunities. We will be back!’

Regional Strategic Accounts Director, Diversey

‘TO THE TABLE has started on a strong note. The quality of buyers was excellent. We have generated some very strong leads.’

MD, Bartech Asia Pacific, Bartech

‘A highly effective business vehicle for top end contacts and opportunities.’

General Manager Sales Australasia, Ramler International

‘The event was pitched at just the right level for us to showcase our products. The one to one meetings and well-managed networking sessions gave us the opportunity to build relationships with key decision makers in target operations.’

Regional Manager, South East Asia, Scottish Development International

‘The first annual TO THE TABLE in Singapore was excellent. The entire agenda was well planned and most importantly, executed. We were very happy with maximizing our contact time with key decision makers and a full schedule.’

VP Asia Pacific, Ecolab Pty Ltd

‘TO THE TABLE is very on target and specific, I spent minimum time for preparation but I attained very favorable responses through a compact schedule - time & money saving!’

Director, Asia, Athena

‘TO THE TABLE delivered on many levels; quality of buyers, quality of venue, quality of F&B - the best I have attended of any of this format and I still believe the best is yet to come with TO THE TABLE.’

Export Business Development Manager, Churchill

‘The inaugural TO THE TABLE event Singapore was planned and coordinated like clockwork. Congratulations to Debbie and Justin for an absolutely fabulous event. Rausch will be back for sure in 2013 in Hong Kong, looking forward to it.’

Director, International Markets, Rausch Classics GmbH

‘TO THE TABLE was an innovative and effective way to meet real decision makers in the food and beverage industry in both a formal and informal environment. It allowed us to make new contacts and renew old acquaintances that will assist in growing our business into the future.’

Managing Director, Mulwarra Export Pty Ltd

‘TO THE TABLE gives companies of all sizes a great opportunity to discuss our industry in both an informal and formal environment. It is now up to us to make it work in our favour, but this is a great platform from which to begin.’

CEO, RockBare Winemakers

'TO THE TABLE enabled me to meet and get to know the buyers personally and this will help to improve working relationships for the coming years.'

Sales/Export Manager, ATHENA

'I have attended many other trade events, and so far TO THE TABLE is the most targeted and focused on end users who are also the decision makers.'

Director of International Sales, Luzerne

'TO THE TABLE was excellent to meet the key people from so many hotel chains in just 2 days.'

Representative, KAHLA/Thüringen Porzellan GmbH

'We have been to other meeting forum events, but TO THE TABLE blew them away!'

Executive Vice President, Corby Hall Inc.

What the Buyers said:

‘Being invited to a great many industry events and knowing that not all events are as well executed as others, I am pleased to say that I thought the event To The Table, held in Singapore in November 2012 was of excellent quality. I was pleased at the attendance of many senior industry buyers, the fact that everyone took the time to attend and participate confirmed the overall quality. The impressive list of suppliers was also a positive. The professional lead up and execution of the event proved that Debbie and Justin are two well regarded event organisers in Asia Pacific and I would not hesitate to attend future events, thanks and it was great to meet everyone that was there.’

Vice President, Food & Beverage, Asia Pacific, Starwood Hotels & Resorts

‘TO THE TABLE was very well organized and was a fantastic opportunity to spend time with my peers.’

Director of Food & Beverage, Wynn Macau

‘It was great meeting a lot of new people, see new products and hear from industry experts. Very well done.’

Director of Restaurants & Bars, Marriott International

‘TO THE TABLE was a great opportunity to connect on a one-to-one basis directly with manufacturers and suppliers. It enabled us to source some existing new products and to reconnect with existing suppliers and engage in a way that other shows don’t really cater for. I look forward to the next one!’

Food & Beverage Director of Development, City of Dreams

‘Truly enjoyed the camaraderie of fellow executives and suppliers in an intimate setting.’

Vice President Food & Beverage Projects, Langham Hospitality Group

‘TO THE TABLE was a great experience to network with the right people - the key contacts for some of the top F&B suppliers in the region were present, along with the key decision makers from the operators side, so it was an ideal gathering of people. Overall the event also had a very relaxed and fun atmosphere, which made the 3 days much more conducive to business and discussions.’

Group Director Food & Beverage, Onyx Hospitality Group

‘TO THE TABLE was a very productive, efficient opportunity for me to meet face-to-face with the industries best suppliers. Such meetings helped meovercome several supply challenges that we have faced since establishing our new brand in Sri Lanka. Well done!’

Area General Manager, UGA Resorts

‘Magnificent... All the true players in one pot.’

Director, Zaghellini Holt

‘TO THE TABLE is an excellent platform to network and meet the key vendors. It is also a wonderful opportunity to catch up with old colleagues, meet new ones, and experience the elevated level of service from the hosting hotel.’

Executive Steward, Galaxy Entertainment Group

‘TO THE TABLE 2012 offered buyers an ideal platform to connect with fine selected suppliers within a well-managed agenda. Panel discussions, guest speakers, plenty of culinary highlights and time to mingle with industry partners balanced the busy face-to-face meeting schedule and made it a great success. I look forward to attending TO THE TABLE 2013. Many thanks!’

Group Operations Manager, Minor Hotel Group

‘The event was first class in all aspects, from the suppliers to meeting industry professionals. Everyone at the event was of top F&B background and this made it more interactive between all those attending. I would have to say TO THE TABLE is one of the best F&B sourcing events I have been to over this past 20
years in Asia.....’

Group Food & Beverage Managing Director, Lan Kwai Fong Entertainments

‘TO THE TABLE showcased good quality suppliers all under one roof. The meetings were meaningful and were well coordinated and organized. Its a must attend especially for any one with upcoming projects.’

Senior Vice President - Operations & Development, DS Hotels & Resorts (DS Group)

‘TO THE TABLE was time well spent. The discussions were focussed and gave specific solutions to my businesses specific needs.’

Senior Executive Chef, ITC Hotels

‘TO THE TABLE gave me the opportunity to interact directly with the suppliers, instead of a trade show where you are trying to rush and squeeze in as much time to see everything. Although I was familiar with many of the suppliers at TO THE TABLE, I found I learned more about their products at the one-on-one
meetings.’

Director of Food & Beverage, KO Dining Group / Universal Entertainment
Hong Kong Ltd