BCD Travel creates global C&I brand

BCD Travel, which bought C&I agencies Talking Point and TQ3 this year, has created a global brand to provide meetings, incentives and events. BCD Meetings & Incentives combines the two European players with US World Travel Meetings & Incentives to create a business with a presence in 21 countries and 500 staff. Former president of World Travel Meetings & Events Scott Graf has been appointed global president of the new brand. He said: "Since the launch of BCD Travel, existing and prospective customers have become very interested in how we can support their meetings, incentives and events on a multi-national and global scale." The business is looking to adopt an integrated technology platform, and is reviewing ways to drive efficiencies for global clients. Talking Point’s production and event services are being extended to European and American markets.

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