Read what our clients think of us
Tilma Group is proud to work with Local Government Shires and Councils, national corporations, tourism organisations, tourism operators, not-for-profits, community organisations, business chambers of commerce and private enterprises. Please read what our clients are saying about us below.
Junee Shire Council
Linda Tillman has been Junee Shire’s Tourism Development Officer since June 2009. She was recommended to us as an accomplished publicist who would be able to assist the Shire Council with that facet of its activities. On meeting her, it was clear to me that she had the talents, qualifications and connections to be an ideal tourism development officer, in our circumstances on a part-time basis. With a simple letter of introduction she set about her task with vigour.
Junee tourism operators think she is terrific. With energy and flair she has set about organising them into a cohesive group which is now cooperative and purposeful where once it was aimless and working well below potential. Linda has also made the case for and established a Level 3 Visitor Information Centre which has proved its worth. She has produced top-quality brochures and publicity material to achieve effective external promotion and comprehensive information provision. She has trained as an AussieHost provider and is getting that function underway both throughout the Junee business community and in the region. The liaison and cooperation with surrounding local government authorities has been vastly improved to Junee’s obvious advantage.
Linda has largely set her own directions and carries her stakeholders with her by clear expression of good ideas and charm. Her outputs are prodigious leading to very satisfactory outcomes. Her organisational skills and attention to detail are formidable and she can be relied on to complete tasks thoroughly and beyond expectations.
All in all, we count ourselves very lucky to have Linda working for us and would unreservedly recommend her services to any other prospective tourism or related activity client.
Greg Campbell - General Manager, Junee Shire Council
Coolamon Shire Council
Tilma Group is assisting us to develop and implement a plan that will show everyone else what our residents already know – that Coolamon Shire is a beautiful, friendly and culturally rich part of regional NSW that must be visited! The strategies planned are creative and unique and based on Linda and her team’s in-depth knowledge of the tourism industry, our target markets and Tilma's passion and flair for tourism and destination marketing.
Terrey Kiss - General Manager, Coolamon Shire Council
Junee Licorice and Chocolate Factory
Being part of Junee Licorice and Chocolate Factory, I have had the pleasure of working with Linda Tillman of Tilma Group on many occasions. Linda is particularly good when working with tourism and marketing. She has excellent communication skills and works proactively with communities. Linda has been very valuable to us because of her ability to pinpoint and focus on the key areas that need attention. Linda has been instrumental in recreating Junee's Rhythm and Rail Festival which has now become an iconic event. We are definitely looking forward to working with Linda on future projects.
Neil Druce - Managing Director, Junee Licorice and Chocolate Factory
Winner 'Best Tourist Attraction', 2011 Inland Tourism Awards
Corowa Whisky and Chocolate Factory
The Award Submission Writing and Mentoring services provided by Tilma Group helped us to focus our responses and ensure all aspects of our business and its achievements to date were highlighted in the submission. Their assistance was second-to-none and we couldn’t have produced our award-winning submission without their creative, knowledgeable and unique ideas and tips. They were definitely a key ingredient in our recipe for success!
Dean Druce – Manager, Corowa Whisky and Chocolate Factory
Winner 'New Tourism Development', 2011 Inland Tourism Awards
Junee Rhythm n Rail Festival 2011 - Junee Councillors
At the March Council meeting the recent Rhythm n Rail Festival was discussed. Councillors were unanimous in their praise for the festival regarding it as a huge success and great for the Junee community.
We believe the success of the festival was in large part due to your skills and effort in coordinating the festival's activities. Council resolved to formally thank you for your work.
Please accept this letter as our sincere Thank You
Riverina Regional Tourism - Inland Tourism Awards
Linda ran an awards workshop for us for the Countrylink Tourism Awards and did a thorough and succinct job. She presents well and demonstrated her strong understanding of the awards perfectly!
Tina Jones - Executive Officer, Riverina Regional Tourism
National Rural Women's Coalition
We would like to thank you for your hard work which contributed greatly to the success of our recent fundraising auction, gala dinner and launch of the National Rural Women’s Network.
The event was extremely successful and as a result, we exceeded our fundraising target of $4,500 enabling us to raise over $6,900 which will allow us to provide more than the originally planned three scholarships for local Griffith women to attend the 2012 Rural Women’s Conference.
Sandra Stoddart, Executive Officer
Country Carriage B&B Ariah Park
Linda Tillman was my mentor in the preparation of our submission for the Unique Accommodation category of the 2009 Inland Tourism Awards. The submission involves the precise answering of a number of questions covering Product, Business Plans, Marketing, Customer Service and Professional Development and Sustainability and Innovation.
I found Linda to be very professional and conscientious with innovative ideas and attention to detail.
Linda is very friendly and approachable and has a positive and enthusiastic manner.
I felt that I gained a great deal from having Linda as my mentor for the Awards submission and her assistance was invaluable.
Rita Bromfield, Country Carriage Bed & Breakfast
Finalist 'Unique Accommodation', 2009 Inland Tourism Awards
Finalist 'Hosted Accommodation', 2011 Inland Tourism Awards
Black Queen Lightning Ridge
We were stunned to receive bronze in Heritage and Cultural as we had been told by so many people that it was the hardest category to win.
We so appreciated your guidance and help in putting the submissions together. I only hope that in 2011 you will again be our mentor.
You are the best!
Linda has been doing our press release and promotional writing for nearly two years, and has provided the most excellent service. Because we operate in a fairly specialised field, it is hard to find copywriters who understand the crux of our message - however, Linda is always particular about ensuring she understands the product, and the desired message. A truly dedicated and gifted marketer, Linda Tillman is our marketing secret weapon!
Livio Mazzon - CEO, Veritech Corporation