In line with plans to strengthen its global presence, the agency’s new markets include Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, UAE and Ukraine.
Since the merging of BCD M&I and BCD Travel Groups to create BCD Meetings & Events in July of 2015, BCD M&E’s client count has more than quadrupled, with managed client spend up nearly 40%.
"The growth of our Global Partner Network hasn’t slowed since the initiative began in 2015," said Jeroen Duiker, VP, global partner network. "Our customers need our resources throughout the world, so we’ve been investing in our company and people to provide the scope and even more importantly, local knowledge they need."
Since 2015, BCD M&E has added more than 20 partners to its network across Europe, Asia and Latin America and increased global resources to more than 1,000.
"We are excited to be a strategic partner with BCD M&E, which gives us an opportunity to create and manage meetings, events and incentives for global clients based in the UAE. Creative people, smart procurement, managing customer relationships and technology will drive the development and growth of our business", said Manish Nimkar, commercial director, BCD M&E UAE.
Meanwhile Kevin Ahn, general manager BCD M&E Korea, added: "Becoming a partner of BCD M&E is a new step for us, a journey full of excitement."
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