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BCD M&E signs partnership in New Zealand with unrivaled leader in international sporting events

BCD M&E 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&E New Zealand expands the company’s presence in the Asia Pacific region and increases its service offerings both in the region and globally.

Based in Wellington, New Zealand, Barlow Travels meetings and incentives team is led by industry veteran Ross Jamieson.

BCD M&E New Zealand not only supports our local customers with their meetings, events and incentives, they also bring something very unique to the table with their unrivaled expertise in international sporting events, said Lisa Hopkins, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, BCD M&E.

We are thrilled to partner with Barlow Travel, a trusted name in the New Zealand meetings industry. This move supports our strategic goal of delivering superior corporate meetings, events and now sports tours around the globe. said BCD M&E Global President Scott Graf. I expect to be announcing additional partnership agreements similar to the one with Barlow over the next few years.

Ross Jamieson, Director, BCD M&E New Zealand added, This is an exciting step in our own growth plans in New Zealand, and we are thrilled to be part of the extraordinary BCD M&E team. Together, we will provide truly unique and experiential solutions for our customers, leveraging BCD’s unparalleled strength as a global meetings and events powerhouse.

About BCD Meetings & Events

BCD Meetings & Events is a world-leader in crafting digital and live experiences that connect organizations with the people that matter most. At BCD M&E, we create human connection by uniting emotion and action to change behavior. With more than 35 years of expertise spanning event design and strategic meetings management, our global network and custom solutions focus on fostering moments that engage and inspire action. Our passion behind the power of an experience shows in the fun we have while unleashing it. BCD Meetings & Events is an independently managed operating company of BCD Group and a subsidiary of BCD Travel. For more information, visit

About BCD Travel

BCD Travel helps companies make the most of what they spend on travel. We give travelers innovative tools that keep them safe and productive and help them make good choices on the road. We partner with travel and procurement leaders to simplify the complexities of business travel, drive savings and satisfaction, and move whole companies toward their goals. In short, we help our clients travel smart and achieve more. We make this happen in 106 countries with a global client retention rate of 97%, the highest in the industry. For more information, visit