Let's look back: Qualogy celebrates twentieth anniversary in LondonPublished on: Author: Martine Etten Category: News
From September 14-16 all Qualogy colleagues and their partners celebrated the company’s twentieth anniversary. It was a fun and successful weekend. Let's look back!
We left Amsterdam and Rotterdam early on Friday morning and headed to Brussels by train. We then boarded the Eurostar to one of the biggest train stations in London: St. Pancras. After a great train ride, we arrived that afternoon in the city of red double-deckers, black cabs, cozy pubs and full English breakfasts.
London by night
After some sightseeing, shopping and lunch, everyone boarded the M.S. Harmony for a fantastic dinner cruise on the Thames. We were treated to a delicious five-course dinner while admiring the best sights London has to offer. It was amazing to see the city from a whole new perspective.
Celebrating twenty years
Celebrating twenty years
During dinner, CEO and founder Paul Mehilal reflected on the special anniversary of his organization. He thanked all of his colleagues for their dedication and contribution to the success of Qualogy.
Congratulations all around!
Paul also celebrated several service anniversaries, shining the spotlight on employees who have worked for Qualogy for decades. Peter Kok, Bastiaan Bak, Reina van Ewijk and Michel Lander have worked for Qualogy for ten years.
But Christel van Duuren-Schulz takes the cake, having served as the driving force behind Office Management for twenty years now. Congratulations everyone! Marco van der Linden is celebrating his fifteenth anniversary at Qualogy, but was unfortunately unable to join us in London.
Full English breakfast
We started the next morning the traditional British way: with a full English breakfast, of course! After breakfast everyone was free to explore the city on their own: enjoying the sweeping views from the London Eye, feeding the squirrels in the park or admiring the beautiful works of art in the National Gallery.
High tea, high altitude
That afternoon we sat down for a traditional high tea at an untraditionally high altitude: on the 29th floor of the Millbank Tower, with a spectacular 360-degree view of the city. We started with a glass of bubbly, followed by delicious tea and delicate finger foods. There were sandwiches in all shapes and sizes, cakes and sweets, and of course scones with clotted cream and jam.
During the high tea, CEO Paul received a special gift on behalf of the colleagues. After all, a twentieth anniversary calls for a special present!
Party at Tiger Tiger
After the delicious high tea, everyone headed back into the city or back to the hotel to prepare for the next event: a huge party at Tiger Tiger night club. The DJ played excellent beats and we danced the night away while enjoying delicious drinks and snacks.
On Sunday, there was time to stroll through the city and grab a bite to eat. At the end of the afternoon – after covering lots and lots of kilometers on foot – everyone boarded the train back home, tired but happy. We can all look back on a fantastic anniversary weekend. Thank you all!