Barcelona Convention Bureau founder steps down

Barcelona Convention Bureau (BCB) founder Airy Garrigosa has stepped down as director of the organisation.

Barcelona Convention Bureau founder steps down
Barcelona Convention Bureau founder steps down

She will be succeeded by Christoph Tessmar, who joins as BMB director from Sanofi-Aventis Spain, where he was congress manager.

Prior to that he worked in events and congresses at Boehringer Mannheim’s offices in Barcelona.

Garrigosa has been instrumental in the transformation of Barcelona into one of the events capitals of Europe. The city, which pays host to events industry exhibition EIBTM, was voted by ICCA for the third year running as the world’s second top city to host international congresses.

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