Testimonials from the 2014 event in Kuala Lumpur:

TO THE TABLE Asia is only as good as the delegates who have attended say it is… turns out they have some very positive comments.

What the Suppliers said:

‘The opportunity to engage in one-to-one meaningful meeting with senior decision makers with truly measurable outcomes, positions TO THE TABLE Asia above most other trade and conference formats.’

Global Luxury Business Manager, Sunraysia Five Star Global - FRUIT JUICE

‘TO THE TABLE Asia 2014 was excellent and exceeded my expectations. It is the best show I have done in Asia.’

Regional Director Asia, iRiS Software Systems - F&B TECHNOLOGY

‘TO THE TABLE Asia is the best F&B networking platform for the high quality Asian hospitality industry.’

Director International Sales, Tafelstern Professional Porcelain - TABLEWARE

‘This was my first time attending TO THE TABLE Asia, and after experiences I have had with other similar events in the past, I was initially skeptical. However, I admit that TO THE TABLE Asia 2014 exceeded my expectations and the quality of buyers was way over my expectations.’

Regional Vice President Sales - Asia Pacific, India, Japan, & Australia, MKN - KITCHEN EQUIPMENT

‘TO THE TABLE is an exceptionally well organised and run event. The quality of the decision makers attending enables maximum benefit from a few days, both through structured oneto- one meetings and through the informal networking events.’

Managing Director, Mulwarra Export Pty Ltd - MEAT & SEAFOOD

‘TO THE TABLE Asia is one of the best events of the industry! It is perfectly organised and provides quality time with key decision makers of the industry. This event is guaranteeing a success, where regular fairs always have a certain part of uncertainty to it. The intensive meetings, combined with entertaining social events, in nice surroundings with valuable contacts, create the perfect base for successful co-operations.’

Director Asia Pacific & India, Ronnefeldt -selected Tea since 1823- - TEA

‘TO THE TABLE Asia 2014 in Kuala Lumpur stands out on organisation and getting the decision makers to the table. The venues are always outstanding and dinner and wine as well.’

International Sales & Marketing Director, Castell del Remei & Cérvoles - WINE

‘TO THE TABLE Asia 2014 was a well organised and executed event where every meeting brought meaningful discussions with key decision makers. To compare TO THE TABLE Asia to other industry event would be like comparing chalk and cheese - with TO THE TABLE Asia being the cheese!’

Assistant Vice President, Corporate and Global Accounts, SEA/India, Ecolab Pty Ltd - CLEANING & SANITATION SOLUTIONS

‘We have attended the TO THE TABLE Asia forum three times now and every time we have been able to create additional and new contacts which have been valuable to us.’

Managing Director, Bartech - AUTOMATIC MINIBARS

‘Excellent value for money considering the quality of the people we met and the interest levels from buyers. To effectively meet the same people around the region would require $000's in travel costs and several months of appointments.’

Brand Consultant, Of The North Beverages - BEER

‘Overall, TO THE TABLE Asia 2014 has been an excellent experience and our targets have been met in meeting real decision makers.’

Regional Marketing Manager - South East Asia & Third Party Markets, William Grant & Sons - ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

‘TO THE TABLE Asia was a great opportunity to meet a lot of buyers and to get to know their businesses quickly. It's the springboard to follow up on specifics and drive our mutual businesses harder. A great way to build relationships and deliver even better partnerships. A great collaboration enhancing event.’

Manager for Sales Strategy, Operations, Treasury Wine Estates - WINE

‘TO THE TABLE Asia is a great event, so well organised. They have a great selection of buyers and suppliers and I would well recommend to anyone one considering attending.’

Business Development Manager - International Hotels, Churchill - CHINAWARE

‘TO THE TABLE Asia is an excellent platform for buyers and suppliers, it is very well prepared and organised.’

Managing Director, RICMAS Services Malaysia, WMF - COFFEE MACHINES

‘TO THE TABLE Asia is a great networking event, the combination of meetings and social times make it a very efficient way of meeting many clients in 2 days.’

Far East Sales Manager, Steelite International - TABLEWARE

What the Buyers said:

'TO THE TABLE Asia was a wonderful event, well organised and made to meet both buyers and sellers expectations. I have heard only positive feedback from the other people attending. It was a very useful event for buyers, and I am sure for sellers as well.'

Director of Operational Planning, Asia Pacific Hyatt International

TO THE TABLE Asia 2014 was overall a professionally run event, one of the best I have attended. It had a suitable choice of suppliers, excellent guest speakers and very nice location. Look forward to next year.’

International Director of Food & Beverage Supplier Management - Strategic Sourcing, Hilton Worldwide

'TO THE TABLE Asia is a well organised industry event, I have attended all TO THE TABLE Asia events and they have been at all times excellent. Industry professionals that haven't yet attended are missing a great opportunity and should attend. Likewise, suppliers should all be there for valuable one on one time with buyers.'

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

I attended TO THE TABLE Asia in 2013 and 2014 and I always find the event is organised in a very professional manner, allowing buyers to meet up with suppliers from all over the world, grouping them into one venue and offering a short but brief introduction, face to face. Looking forward to the 2015 event in the Four Seasons Singapore!

Vice President Hotel Operations, Star Cruises

'It was my first time to participate in TO THE TABLE Asia, it was a great experience and I appreciated all the arrangements. Great to be there and fit so much in to a few days programme. I will surely come back again in coming years.'

Regional Director of Food and Beverage, Millennium & Copthorne International Ltd

‘TO THE TABLE Asia 2014 was a fantastic and innovative event! It was professionally organised, and the sessions with suppliers were fruitful and well-structured. Always a win-win situation!’

Group Director of Operations, Berjaya Hotels & Resorts

‘TO THE TABLE Asia is definitely ahead of the rest - the professionalism and exceptional planning experienced from point of registration and throughout the event was all pervading and palpable! There is no uncertainty that Debbie and Justin along with the entire team of Snap Events will strive to make each year more successful than those before.’

Executive Chef Research & Development, ITC Hotels

Overall TO THE TABLE Asia was well organised & extremely helpful looking at companies & having the time to spend with them - since coming back to HK I have already secured suppliers with whom we will do business in our new hotel development. Congratulations to the whole team behind TO THE TABLE.

Vice President of Food & Beverage, Louis XIII Holdings Ltd

‘TO THE TABLE Asia exceeded my expectations. It was very well organised, I Loved the 25 minute meetings and I made a lot of great connections.’

Vice President Supply Chain Management, Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide

‘TO THE TABLE ASIA 2014 was an excellent event, organised with the highest emphasis on quality of meetings. The importance of time was paramount to the success of this event and I believe it was executed perfectly. I look forward to being there next year.

Executive Chef, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts

As always the Snap Events team delivered a stellar event of the highest calibre, looking after us before, between and after our meetings, with the best food and beverage in a 5-star setting.

Director/Founder, Stickman

‘I would rate TO THE TABLE Asia very highly, for people in the hospitality food and beverage industry, it is a very productive couple of days to meet new suppliers and other industry colleagues.’

Director of Operations, Press Room Group

‘TO THE TABLE Asia is an excellent and focused forum. Having the luxury time to meet and develop proper relationships with the suppliers is a great value.’

Director, Innovator, JLF + Associates

‘I have been to many hospitality events in India, but I found TO THE TABLE Asia very well organised and more personalised. The focused approach & having one-to-one meetings makes a lot of sense and meetings are much more result oriented. Overall a great event, I will definitely make it next year!’

Arun Chanda, Founder & Director
Mint Hotels & Restaurants Consultancy Pvt Ltd