What they say – Event Management Testimonials

Our clients are at the centre of everything we do, and we always strive to exceed their expectations. We believe in building ongoing relationships, and are proud of what our clients say about us. You can see some recent testimonials below.

"I really love working with Blackberry"

Everyone at ASCL is hugely appreciate and fully aware of the amount of time, effort and patience that went into making the days go so smoothly. I really love working with Blackberry and dread to think of what the event would be like without you quietly pulling the strings from the background!

Kcarrie Valentine, Head of ASCL Professional Development Services

"Your attention to detail was key"

Thank you for all your hard work to stage a successful event today. It was a highly professional conference and your attention too detail was key to this.

Dr Gary Holden, CEO, The Williamson Trust

"Complete peace of mind from start to finish"

A delight to have them on board, complete peace of mind from start to finish. All those things you usually wake in the middle of the night thinking about, Jackie and Steve had already thought of! Can’t recommend them highly enough.

Heidi Elliot, Executive Support Officer, The Williamson Trust

"Jackie & Steve, best conference organisers"

Alastair Campbell, British Journalist, Broadcaster, Political Aide and Author

"Cannot thank you enough for your help"

I cannot thank you enough for your help! You have done fantastic work and we have received an outpour of positive feedback from the attendees.

Sabine Tyldesley, Events and Stakeholder Engagement Officer, Restorative Justice Council

"A great success"

Your preparation for, and management of, the event allowed the team to concentrate on the networking opportunity and content of the presentations. Everybody felt it was a great success.

Dani Gover, Senior Policy & Public Affairs Manager, Restorative Justice Council

"You really did take the stress out"

It has been an excellent show case event and everything went smoothly, you really did take the stress out of the event which allowed us to focus on engaging with members.

Luke Roberts, Head of External Affairs, Restorative Justice Council

"An absolute pleasure"

What an absolute pleasure it has been for us to work with you and Liz at Blackberry Productions on our event. The whole team (yes especially me) completely relaxed as soon as you had been to our very first meeting, your calm, professional and knowledgeable approach during the planning, organisation and delivery of the event was paramount and undoubtedly helped lead to its success. Our guests have described it as smooth, fabulous, slick and  sensational, so you can see why we would not hesitate to recommend Blackberry Productions! Thank you.

Melody Douglas, Managing Director, FosterTalk

"A roaring success"

Steve put together our first company event seamlessly and it was a roaring success!! Steve’s ideas were innovative and original, which definitely had a positive impact on various team members across the company, which help us achieve our overall goal of team building.

Melissa Goes, HR manager, Synety plc

"A pleasure to do business with"

Commitment, Creativity, Consistency and a genuinely Collegiate style makes Blackberry Productions a pleasure to do business with and well worthy of recommendation to others.

Derek Markie, Secretariat to the Toy Retailers Association

"Creative, resourceful and reliable with a very strong customer focus"

I found Steve and the team that he managed, creative, resourceful and reliable with a very strong customer focus, and a sensitivity to the economic and political climates in which we operate.
All the conferences which the team managed on our behalf were delivered beyond expectation. I was impressed by the speed with which he picked up the brief and went beyond fulfilling the brief to consider improvements and alternative ways of ensuring appropriate audience engagement and improving the total participant experience.

Maggie Davies, Executive Director, Health Action Partnership International C.I.C

"Nothing too much trouble"

Their attention to detail and nothing too much trouble is part of a tailored product that makes every client feel that their project is a bespoke solution. If they say it will be done…it will be done.

Chris Tweedale, Chief Executive, CFBT Schools Trust

"Like working with your own team"

Working with an events company has to feel like we’re working with your own team and for working with Blackberry is just like that.

Angela Stewart, Communications manager, ASCL

"“Calm, good humoured, “let’s get it done” approach”"

I appreciate the fact that I know, when talking to Steve and Jackie, they will tell me how it is, not what I want to hear. They have a very calm, good-humoured, lets get in done approach.

Kathryn James, Director of Education, NAHT

"Professional yet personal"

I need them to respond quickly and flexibly to any emerging issues and they always do that. It is a very professional yet personal service that they provide.

Steve Munby, Chief Executive, CFBT Education Trust

"You can rely on them to deliver 110% – every time"

You know you’ve found a good agency when they just feel like part of the team. When they invest in your success as much as you do. When you can rely on them to deliver 100% every time – and if things don’t quite go to plan, to fix it without fuss or delay.

Sue Kelliher, Director of Membership, National College for Teaching and Leadership

"Gets it right every time"

Working with Jackie for over 15 years I’ve learnt that she gets it right every time! Having witnessed Jackie’s management skills in large medical and educational conferences and exhibitions, her calm approach to every event demonstrates her work standards and true professionalism to her clients. I know when Jackie’s on-board it’s going to be a successful event.

Andy Gates, Senior Event Manager, The ICC, Birmingham

"I completely trusted Blackberry’s judgement"

Their attention to detail and commitment to quality makes you feel you are in very safe hands. I completely trusted Blackberry’s judgement. They are totally committed to delivering a high quality event.

Carol Healy, Independent Consultant, Health Action Partnership International

"Always bring a fresh, innovative approach"

Straight talking, hard-working professionals who always bring a fresh, innovative approach and a huge amount of experience to every project they are involved with.

Denis Hanlon, Marketing and Communications Consultant, Breathe Integrated Marketing

"Extremely knowledgeable about events and how they work"

Extremely knowledgeable about events and how they work within communications, vital for putting together a solid framework for digital communications and events and exploring the long-term goals in the sector. Brimming with enthusiasm, very supportive and a pleasure to work with.

Ruby Quince, Head of Digital, Grayling Communications

"They took as much pride in delivering our events as I did"

Blackberry Productions are extremely committed to delivering high quality events, they provide excellent customer service to both clients and to our delegates. Jackie’s knowledge and experience has proved invaluable to the success of our events and the entire team are always willing to go the extra mile.

I would highly recommend them – they took as much pride in delivering our events as I did.

Hayley Hemmings, Event Manager, National College for School Leadership