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Press Release April 24, 2018

BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E) launched Simple Meetings, a self-service system that allows users to choose where and how they book meetings.

View: BCD Meetings & Events launches self-service, online meetings tool for simple meetings
News February 28, 2018

The New Jersey pharma "gift ban" is much more than a gift ban. Our Director of Compliance discusses what it means for the industry and provides practical information for planners.

View: A practical guide to New Jersey’s pharma “gift ban”
Press Release December 15, 2017

BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E) has signed an agreement to acquire Grass Roots Meetings & Events from Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc.

View: BCD Meetings & Events acquires Grass Roots Meetings & Events to strengthen global offering
Press Release December 14, 2017

Carolyn Maloney has joined BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E) as the new VP, Progressive Operations.

View: Carolyn Maloney joins BCD Meetings & Events as VP, Progressive Operations
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
Press Release October 9, 2017

Jeannie Griffin joins BCD Meetings & Events as VP, Product & Technology Solutions.

View: BCD Meetings & Events Grows Global Technology Team
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
Press Release March 29, 2017

BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E) is expanding their global Enterprise Solutions team with the addition of two new leaders.

View: BCD Meetings & Events grows global Enterprise Solutions team
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
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
News February 27, 2017

SMM still isn’t moving beyond highly regulated companies, an increasingly saturated market. Here’s what I think we need to do to get new SMM players on board.

View: The stuck state of strategic meetings management
News February 14, 2017

Fast Forward 15 – the program designed to encourage, coach and up-skill female talent in the hospitality sector – celebrated the successes of its year 2 intake at a recent mentoring day.

View: Fast Forward 15’s future leaders mentees share successes and aspirations
Press Release January 24, 2017

Kelleher has more than 23 years of international business development experience across multiple industries including travel, meetings & events and professional development.

View: Therese Kelleher named new Sr. VP, Enterprise Solutions for BCD M&E
Press Release November 17, 2016

BCD M&E wins 2016 SITE Crystal Award for “Most Impactful Effort toward Corporate Social Responsibility as Part of an Incentive Program”

View: BCD Meetings & Events Wins SITE Crystal Award
Press Release September 27, 2016

BCD Travel has signed an agreement to take a majority ownership in its China and Hong Kong joint venture.

View: BCD Travel invests heavily in China and Hong Kong
News September 15, 2016

C&IT looks back on the BCD M&E and Zibrant deal, and what it means for the newly merged organisation.

View: Everyone’s talking about… agency acquisitions
Press Release September 12, 2016

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
News September 2, 2016

The number of meetings and events held in Italy grew by 11.5% in 2015 and agencies predict there will be a further increase.

View: Italy sees rise in demand for events
News August 31, 2016

The Japanese government has announced it will begin providing low-interest loans this autumn to stimulate convention centre development across the archipelago.

View: Japan invests in major event infrastructure
Press Release July 22, 2016

BCD Meetings & Events acquired Zibrant, an award-winning Events Agency delivering national and international events in the UK, to strengthen and diversify its Events business in the European market.

View: BCD Meetings & Events Acquires UK Events Agency Zibrant
Press Release July 11, 2016

BCD Meetings & Events adds seven partner markets, including South Korea and UAE

View: BCD Meetings & Events continues to extend Global Partner Network
News July 2, 2016

BCD Meetings & Events hold creative content and event technology workshop in June.

View: Event planners spend less than 30% of budget on creative
News June 29, 2016

BCD Meetings & Events’ Anthony Coyle-Dowling weighs in on industry trends for C&IT.

View: State of the Industry 2016: Vertical victors – which sectors are booming?
News June 21, 2016

BCD Meetings & Events’ Anthony Coyle-Dowling participates in C&IT roundtable debate on personalization.

View: C&IT Roundtable Debate: Personalisation trend to continue for incentives
News June 14, 2016

Clients spent more than £820m with top UK event agencies in 2015, according to C&IT’s first ever Top 20 Agencies table ranked by total client spend/billings.

View: CIT Magazine State of the Industry 2016, BCD M&E in top 20 list
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
Press Release May 13, 2016

The last year has been one of tremendous growth for BCD Meetings & Events. President Scott Graf explains how listening to clients has fueled smart expansion and looks ahead to what the future holds.

View: BCD M&E expands to invest in clients’ future needs
News April 21, 2016

BCD Meetings & Events increased its global presence by adding Greece to its extensive list of partner markets expanding its Global Partner Network.

View: BCD Meetings & Events adds Greece to partner network
Press Release April 15, 2016

Three industry experts join BCD Meetings & Events to strengthen Events team in the UK.

View: BCD Meetings & Events strengthens UK operations and sales teams
News March 30, 2016

BCD Meetings & Events parent company, BCD Travel, climbed to spot 231 on Forbes’ best employer list in the U.S.

View: BCD Travel no. 231 on Forbes’ best employer list
Press Release March 23, 2016

Life sciences companies interested in one partner to deliver unique, full-service meetings management consultation, design and fulfillment can do so with BCD Meetings & Events’ Life Sciences Center of Excellence (LSCOE).

View: BCD Meetings & Events Simplifies the Complex for Life Sciences Customers
News March 23, 2016

BCD Meetings & Events’ Managing Director APAC, Lisa Hopkins shares insight into meeting procurement and event managers’ needs when introducing an SMM program.

View: Lisa Hopkins discusses balancing savings with attendee experience in SMM
News March 17, 2016

BCD Meetings & Events’ Global President, Scott Graf, talks strategic growth plans, 2016/2017 outlook and more with BTN editor-in-chief Elizabeth West.

View: Scott Graf talks rapid ramp-up with BTN
Press Release March 3, 2016

BCD Meetings & Events has acquired Plan 365, Inc., a marketing logistics agency specializing in pharmaceutical and high-tech industries.

View: BCD Meetings & Events Acquires Plan 365, Inc. to Expand Life Sciences and High-Tech Offerings
Press Release February 25, 2016

BCD Meetings & Events launches proprietary, scalable technology to power meetings management

View: Flexible, Intelligent Meetings Technology Puts Power Back in Meeting Owner’s Hands
News February 11, 2016

BCD Meetings & Events’ Managing Director EMEA talks regional growth, customer service and employee engagement with Lauren Houghton of C&IT.

View: Marc Lammens discusses EMEA growth plans with C&IT
Press Release February 4, 2016

BCD Meetings & Events increased its global presence by adding 13 partner markets to expand its Global Partner Network and better serve customers.

View: BCD Meetings & Events Extends Global Partner Network to Increase Reach and Local Service
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

BCD Meetings & Events’ Lisa Hopkins will host a session on how to get the best deal when planning events

View: ITB Asia offers programe on incentive, conference & events market
Press Release October 15, 2015

Bruce Morgan, SVP Marketing & Business Development, discussed the advantages of a new meetings payment solution for clients.

View: BCD Meetings & Events partner announces meetings payment solution
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“
News September 2, 2015

C&IT catches up with former Zibrant global sales director Anthony Coyle-Dowling on his new role as senior director, event business development at BCD Meetings & Events In the spotlight: Anthony Coyle-Dowling, BCD Meetings & Events

View: C&IT catches up with former Zibrant global sales director Anthony Coyle-Dowling on his new role as senior director, event business development at BCD Meetings & Events
Press Release September 1, 2015

BCD Meetings & Events has taken further steps to increase their presence in Latin America by appointing a managing director to oversee the entire region.

View: BCD Meetings & Events strengthens presence in LATAM region: names managing director
Press Release July 29, 2015

BCD M&I and BCD Travel Groups have integrated their two organizations to create a new global operating unit branded as BCD Meetings & Events with more than 700 employees and operations in over 40 countries.

View: BCD Meetings & Events brand emerges as a global leader in the industry
News July 14, 2015

BCD Meetings & Events, formerly BCD Meetings & Incentives, makes 2014 C&IT “Top 50 agencies” list, and increases ranking to #6

View: BCD Meetings & Events makes 2014 C&IT “Top 50 agencies” list
News July 14, 2015

Anthony Coyle-Dowling, former global sales director at Zibrant, has joined BCD Meetings & Events as senior director, event business development.

View: Zibrant’s Coyle-Dowling joins BCD Meetings & Events
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 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
News September 14, 2014

BCD Meetings & Events has been named to the 2013 CMI 25 list, the 7th annual directory of the largest and most influential full-service meeting and incentive travel management companies focused on the U.S. corporate meetings and events industry.

View: BCD Meetings & Events named to 7th Annual “CMI 25” List by MEETINGSNET/CORPORATE & INCENTIVES magazine
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
News June 17, 2014

C&IT’s Top 50 agencies are ranked by UK event-based turnover, and this year’s table has seen several big climbers and a number of new entries.

View: BCD M&I ranked #10 in Top 50 UK agencies
Press Release May 30, 2014

BCD M&I announced the formation of a partnership with Barlow Travel, New Zealands leading corporate manager of international sporting events, including rugby, tennis, motor racing and netball. The formation of BCD M&I New Zealand expands the companys presence in the Asia Pacific region and increases its service offerings both in the region and globally.

View: BCD M&I signs partnership in New Zealand with unrivalled leader in international sporting events