TNS Distribution, a PCH Solutions company, hosted its London Beacon Event on Wednesday 30 May at the Marylebone Hotel in London.
The first-of-its-kind event for TNS Distribution brought together major vendors and suppliers of technology and IT products and accessories, spread over several conference rooms and suites at London's Marylebone Hotel. The concept mirrored 'speed dating' events whereby suppliers were allocated 25 minutes with vendors to discuss prospective business opportunities.
Leading vendor partners at the event included Puma, Lunatik, Jivo Technology, Orla Kiely, Marware, iHome, Snow Lizard, Switcheasy, Klipsch, Decalgirl, Marware, Stem Innovation, Level 8, Lunatik, G-Form, Gumdrop, Lightwedge, Bobblbee, Lark and Techlink with clients such as Amazon UK, Amazon Kindle, Elkjop, iBood, Compu-b, 2moso, Comet, Game, Firebox,KRCS, Stormfront, Tesco and WH Smith.
John McHugh, Co-founder of TNS Distribution, commented: "We are delighted with the success of the event and the response from our clients. The high quality of clients and vendor partners that attended was exactly what we had in mind when we were planning the event."
Ivan Eustace, Co-founder of TNS Distribution, added: "Feedback from our clients has been overwhelmingly positive with lots of new business opportunities generated. We are already looking at potential dates for a 2013 event."
Some examples of the excellent client feedback include: "The best vendor to customer event I have ever attended," John Sutton from Marware "Fantastically efficient use of time enabling me to see more ranges of products than would otherwise have been possible," Dan Hands from KRCS Group Ltd "Opened new opportunities into the European market that will benefit our company greatly," Derrick Grant from Snow Lizard Products.
TNS Distribution is a leading trade only distributor of products. The large array of vendors and products available generally fall into categories such as Electronics Accessories and a broad range of Lifestyle products. TNS delivers the latest innovations in technology to an ever increasing client base.
Based in Dublin, Ireland, TNS Distribution also has global operations with bases in the UK, Germany, France, Singapore, Sweden, Australia, Spain and China. Website: www.tnsdistribution.com
PCH International creates, develops and delivers the world's best technology products for the world's best brands, focusing on the accessories market for eReaders, smartphones and tablets. With more than 1,000 employees spanning four continents, we offer a unique understanding of China, end-to-end integrated supply chain solutions, world-class design and transparent partnerships. Since 1996, we have used our entrepreneurial vision and innovation to disrupt traditional supply chain models.