News April 24, 2018
BCD Meetings and Events (BCD M&E) has launched Simple Meetings, a self-service online meetings booking tool. Simple Meetings gives users access to a global sourcing inventory and instantly book meeting space and bedrooms for delegates. The system can be configured to ensure compliance with a company’s meeting and travel policies and BCD M&E says there is no limit on the number of meetings or rooms that can be booked through the tool.
View: BCD M&E launches new meetings booking tool
Press Release April 24, 2018
News April 23, 2018
At the beginning of 2018 Nigel Cooper MD EMEA BCD M&E addressed an audience of 600 people at the BCD Meetings & Events company conference and stated that 85% of the people were new to BCD M&E in the last 2 years. An incredible statement, but one that summed up the growth and ambition of this company, however, don’t let it be assumed that this growth has just been through acquisition, it has been built on a solid base of client wins delivered by a creative and committed workforce across EMEA.
View: BCD M&E increases EMEA team by over 500% in two years following strong business growth and acquisitions
News January 10, 2018
An influencer brings an automatic social following and a dedicated network of fans to an event—and if an influencer loves what they see, they won’t hold back on spreading the word.
Read more at: https://www.campaignasia.com/article/how-to-leverage-social-media-influencers/441804 View: How to leverage social media influencers
News December 19, 2017
BCD Meetings & Events has signed an agreement to acquire U.K.-based Grass Roots Meetings & Events from Blackhawk Network Holdings. Grassroots Meetings & Events is a division of Grass Roots Group Holdings It specializes in strategic meetings management and attendee management. The acquisition will bring 220 employees to BCD M&E, with local expertise in the U.K., Germany, U.S., Switzerland and Singapore. Grass Roots Meetings & Events manages over £150 million in meeting spend. The company works with three of the Big Four professional services firms, nine of the top 15 investment banks and many other global organizations.
View: BCD M&E to acquire Grass Roots Meetings & Events
News December 18, 2017
BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E) has announced the appointment of Gill Newman as Director, Life Sciences Operations, EMEA. Gill joins the expanding BCD M&E Life Sciences team from American Express GBT Meetings & Events, where she held the title of EMEA Operations.
View: BCD Meetings & Events appoints Gil Newman
Press Release December 15, 2017
Press Release December 13, 2017
BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E) has today announced the appointment of Gill Newman as Director, Life Sciences Operations, EMEA. Gill joins the expanding BCD M&E Life Sciences team from American Express GBT Meetings & Events, where she held the title of EMEA Operations. 13.12.2017 Gill will undertake direct line management responsibility for the UK […] View: Gill Newman appointed Director, Life Sciences Operations
News October 18, 2017
Hospitality, leisure and travel peers applaud Fast Forward 15 mentoring programme
Fay Sharpe, Vice President of BCD Meetings & Events and founder of Fast Forward 15, received a coveted Shine Award in recognition of her mentoring work and championing of female talent in the events sector.
View: Fay Sharpe scoops prestigious Shine Award
News October 11, 2017
Griffin is the new VP, product & technology solutions at BCD Meetings & Events, based in Austin, Texas. Griffin will report to Ted Stone, senior vice president, global technology and products, and be responsible for the continued evolution of meetings products.
View: Jeannie Griffin joins BCD Meetings & Events
Press Release October 9, 2017
News July 12, 2017
Tobacco Dock has partnered with BCD Meetings & Events to streamline and manage accommodation requirements for guests and crew visiting the landmark event space.
The agreement will give delegates, guests and event crew access to the local lodging inventory and full London accommodation options at preferred rates.
View: BCD Meetings & Events secures Tobacco Dock deal
News July 12, 2017
BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E) has named Harshad Donde as country director for India. Previously, Donde was director of operations for BCD Travel, India where he was responsible for leading the market’s transformation through process reengineering, designing, developing and implementing various agent-facing technology tools.
View: BCD M&E appoints country director, India
News June 20, 2017
As a career sales professional, Nancy Medoff has spent a significant portion of her impressive career climbing the ranks of Marriott International’s sales organization. Nancy managed the accounts of global clients for over 4000 worldwide properties among other sales and operations leadership roles.
View: WINiT and hospitality industry leader charts a new career course
News April 27, 2017
BCD Meetings & Events has launched BCD Sports, an independent unit that focuses on team travel and corporate hospitality for the sports market. The new unit will expand on its existing client portfolio, and create athletic immersion experiences for corporate events as well as coordinate team travel for professional, collegiate and youth teams. View: BCD Meetings & Events launches sports division
Press Release April 27, 2017
Building on their existing portfolio of clients, BCD Sports will focus on designing and executing unforgettable athletic immersion experiences for corporate hospitality and coordinating team travel for professional and youth teams and collegiate clients, taking their offering to the next level. View: Presenting BCD Sports
News April 3, 2017
BCD Meetings & Events expanded its team in March, adding Shauna Whitehead as vice president, global account management and Nancy Medoff as vice president, global sales. Whitehead, a meetings-industry veteran of 20 years most recently with CWT Meetings & Events, took a few minutes to share her experience with MeetingsNet.
View: 2 minutes with Shauna Whitehead
Press Release March 29, 2017
News March 17, 2017
Lisa Hopkins, BCD Meetings & Events managing director, Asia Pacific, says: “Airbnb’s data will be integrated into BCD Travel’s proprietary DecisionSource© business intelligence and security solution, allowing clients to interact with maps and detailed reports in real time and bring Airbnb accommodation bookings into view for managed travel.” View: Airbnb taps Asia’s corporate travel market
News March 10, 2017
BCD Meetings & Events has bolstered its Life Sciences team with the recruitment of Michelle Pullen and Rachael Thomas. The appointments come as BCD Meetings & Events strengthens its market share and expands into new territories following various acquisitions. View: BCD Meetings & Events strengthens Life Sciences sector
Press Release March 10, 2017
BCD Meetings & Events has bolstered its Life Sciences team with the recruitment of Michelle Pullen and Rachael Thomas. The appointments come as BCD Meetings & Events strengthens its market share and expands into new territories following various acquisitions. View: BCD Meetings & Events strengthens Life Sciences Sector
Press Release January 24, 2017
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MeetingsNet, a digital magazine and website dedicated to the meetings and incentives industry, has named BCD Meetings & Events to its 2016 CMI 25 list of the largest and most influential full-service meeting and incentive travel management companies focused on the U.S. corporate meetings and incentives industry. View: BCD M&E named to the 10th annual MeetingsNet CMI 25 list
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News May 13, 2016
No matter the size of your business, the key to a long-lasting organization starts with a strong company culture. For some, keeping that startup feel is essential for an organization’s rapid growth, and it’s what propelled BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E) to the global business main stage. View: At the heart of every great organization lies a strong culture
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News November 13, 2015
Always providing expertise on meeting destinations around the world, Anja de Haen, a BCD Meetings & Events Program Manager in EMEA, describes a few advantages of meeting in Malaysia. View: Motivation from Mother Nature
Press Release October 16, 2015
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Press Release October 1, 2015
BCD Travel has been named 2015 Most Admired Travel Management Company for the third year running. Presented by The Beat, a widely popular business travel newsletter published by Northstar Travel Media, the 8th Annual Beat Readers’ Choice Awards reflect the results of a readers’ poll conducted earlier this year. View: A member of the BCD family is named “Most admired TMC“
Press Release September 1, 2015
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News July 6, 2015
The new entity, to be known as BCD Meetings & Events, will now encompass 700 employees in more than 40 countries. Former BCD M&I global president, Scott Graf, will now head up the new organisation. View: BCD merges group and mice units
Press Release April 15, 2015
ATLANTA, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Forbes magazine has named BCD Travel among America’s Best Employers 2015and the only travel management company in that elite group. The popular U.S. business magazine based its designation on an independent survey by Statista.com of 20,000 American employees working for U.S. companies and U.S. divisions of international firms with […] View: Forbes names BCD Travel among America’s Best Employers of 2015
Press Release July 29, 2014
BCD M&I today announced the acquisition of Universal Meeting Management, Inc. (UMM), a leading corporate meeting and event management company with expertise in servicing the health care provider (HCP) sector and a growing customer base in the High Tech market. View: BCD M&I Acquires Universal Meeting Management
Press Release May 30, 2014