Elevating experiences. It’s why we exist. At BCD Meetings & Events, we work with you to create moments that elevate, motivate, celebrate and inspire. As a world-leader in experience design and execution, we use our global network, vast connections and buying power and combine it with our relentless passion, our unmatched knowledge and our wild imagination. The result? Experiences that are memorable. Tangible. Surprising. Stressless. Beautiful. And perfectly suited for your organization’s needs and strategic intent. We are BCD M&E. Let us unleash the power of the human experience for you.
There is nothing more inspiring than surrounding yourself with people passionate about building something. We take chances, embrace change and continue looking forward. Building on what is already great makes us better!
Scott Graf Global President
We’re passionate about shaping the next generation of meetings & events.
We’re forward thinking. We challenge and improve.
Our attitude is can-do. Simply put, we like helping people.
We deliver what we promise, and only promise what we can deliver.
Our people make our business. Collaboration is at the heart of what we do.
We use our passion and creativity to exceed expectations.
Scott has global responsibility for all facets of our agency, spanning the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. He has over 30 years of industry experience (21 with BCD) including positions in on-site operations, account management, group logistics, marketing, direct sales and executive management. He's an active member on many industry boards and is involved with a wide range of initiatives to further the growth of the meeting, event and incentive industries. As President of a global company, he spends a lot of time in airports. His favorite airport lounge is Heathrow Terminal Four.
LinkedInGeert Jan Jongeneel CFO & Managing Director, EMEA
In addition to his global responsibility for all our financial processes, spanning the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific, Geert Jan oversees our EMEA region, with responsibility for overall strategy, growth and operations. He has more than 35 years of experience in a wide variety of financial roles including audit, treasury, controlling, M&A and CFO roles. After careers with PwC and Dutch Telecom leader KPN, Geert Jan joined BCD Travel 15 years ago. Within BCD Travel, Geert Jan has been (Statutory) CFO for the Netherlands and the Nordics, CFO EMEA and SVP Global Controlling, M&A and Tax. Geert Jan joined BCD Meetings & Events in March 2014. Geert Jan is an avid music fan and when he isn't rocking to Queen, McCartney or Coldplay, he's enjoying time in the countryside close to Amsterdam tending to his sheep, cats, birds, swans and...bugs.
LinkedInSanjay Seth Managing Director, Asia Pacific
Sanjay is charged with developing strategy focusing on growing Asia Pacific, developing local teams and continuing to offer expanded services to our customers. Residing in Singapore, he brings extensive meetings & events experience to our business. Sanjay’s passion for building a customer-centric approach with a focus on quality service and bottom-line contributions as well as cultivating our culture within the region aligns perfectly with our global strategy. He can be found breaking the sound barrier in his Land Rover on the weekends, conveying his children to ballet, drumming and swimming classes. He is passionate about the All Blacks, loves discovering great food spots with his wife and is an avid vinyl art toy collector.
LinkedInBruce Morgan SVP, Enterprise Solutions & Latin America
Bruce is the regional leader in charge of overall sales and operations throughout the Latin American region as well as our global Enterprise team which services our Meetings Management customers. He has over 20 years of diverse experience in sales and marketing management, global event management, performance improvement and marketing services for two of the largest global agencies in the industry. Bruce is primarily accountable for the sales growth of the organization in Latin America across a variety of product lines including meetings, incentives, conferences and events and strategic meetings management. Outside of work you can find Bruce skydiving in the United States, scaling the Harbor Bridge in Sydney or bungy-jumping in New Zealand. He's currently trying to improve his ever-shrinking attention span so his twin sons get undivided attention during their baseball games!
LinkedInCharlene Rabideau, CMM, HMCC SVP, Global Strategic Development
Charlene oversees our global functions focused on developing key regional clients into global relationships as well as servicing and growing global meetings management accounts. A senior sales & strategic leader, Charlene speaks regularly at industry events for Meeting Planners International (MPI), Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and SITE (Society of International Travel Executives). She is an MPI-accredited trainer and previously an Strategic Meetings Management Program (SMMP) instructor. Charlene was an honoree in the Collaborate magazine's 2012 inaugural 40 Under 40 and enjoys spending time with her family skiing, golfing, running and biking. When she is not watching her 2 boys play sports, you can find her on the soccer field herself.
LinkedInDave Sonricker SVP, Industry Relations & Partner Network
Dave has been with BCD Meetings & Events since 2001 and holds overall accountability for Industry Relations and our Global Partner Network. He's an industry veteran who has held a variety of executive leadership positions in sales, account management, operations, technology, and creative services. Dave is an active member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and participates on several industry advisory boards. He is also a Spartan and loves eating potato chips while watching Michigan State football and basketball.
Ted leads a global team that oversees all of our technology solutions. He has over 15 years of experience in the areas of technical strategy, application development and integration, business intelligence, reporting as well as business process reengineering. Still, at the end of the day, he enjoys unplugging and spending time with his family via Skype and Facebook.
LinkedInChristine Erickson SVP, U.S. Event Solutions & BCD Sports
Christine delivers exceptional events. Her passion to help clients improve their business through creative and innovative events has been honed over 25 years in the hospitality, travel and performance improvement industries. In her role with us, Christine is responsible for the sales, account management, and operations’ teams that conceive, plan and execute top quality meetings around the globe. She also oversees BCD Sports. When she’s not planning memorable events, or chasing one of her three boys, you’ll find her skiing down a mountain in Colorado.
LinkedInBrittany Brocious VP, Global Marketing & Brand Engagement
Brittany has responsibility for our global, integrated marketing strategy across regions. Over the course of 12 years in marketing communications, she has developed a love of balancing the art of storytelling and practicality of marketing strategy to make audiences feel inspired and connected. On a daily basis, you can find her cultivating our brand story, holding creative brainstorm sessions with her team and, eventually, curled up on the couch with a great book and two shih tzus.