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BDI Events Overview 2011

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  • 1. A Full-Service Event Planning,Conference Coordination,and Venue Selection Firm
  • 2. BDI Events is a national full-service event planning company based in Los Angeles. Our team has been working together forten years and has more than thirty years experience in designing, coordinating, and managing special events and conferences for non-profit organizations, associations and corporations.
  • 3. Conference Coordination Services BDI Events helps our clients create memorable and educational conferences by taking the hassle and worry out of the event planning process. We can help in all aspects of conference planning including: ● Logistics ● Event Registration and Check-In ● Audio-Visual ● Marketing & Branding Campaigns ● Venue Selection ● Hotel Meeting Space & Guest Room Management ● Speaker Management ● Conference Schedule Development ● Exhibit Hall Coordination ● Program Timeline Creation
  • 4. Conference & Meeting Venue Selection As a licensed member of the International Association of Travel Agents (IATA), BDI Events draws upon its long-lasting relationships with hotel chains and venues to secure the most ideal location for upcoming conventions. BDI utilizes its IATA membership to secure hotel industry incentives on your behalf when booking events with sleeping rooms. After consulting with you about the event’s goals and parameters, BDI will present you with extensive research and recommendations on event properties that will exceed your needs and expectations. All site selection is done at NO COST to your organization. In addition, through BDI Events’ exclusive commission “gift-back” program, you will even increase your bottom line whether or not you choose to hire us to plan the event.
  • 5. Special Event Logistics BDI Events designs and coordinates a variety of private and corporate events for clients in Los Angeles and around the country. We take care of all aspects of event planning including: ● Logistics ● Invitations ● Entertainment ● Guest List Management ● Food and Beverage ● Contract Negotiations ● Event Design & Décor ● Event Timelines & Schedules Additionally, BDI has established excellent relationships with the industrys best venues and vendors, and we pride ourselves on our ability to focus in on our clients’ event planning requirements.
  • 6. Fundraising Event GalasBDI Events directs non-profit organizationsin total event management includingcorporate fundraising, event coordinationand tribute journal solicitation andpublication. We have raised millions ofdollars for our non-profit clients across thecountry and we can help any sizeorganization meet the challenges andopportunities of fundraising in today’scompetitive environment.Our cost-effective strategies will ensure thatyou exceed your fundraising goals andincrease your national visibility. In addition,we understand the importance of your goalto raise the maximum amount ofunrestricted revenue dollars--this is a key toour successful fundraising event efforts.
  • 7. Some of the many high-profile corporations & individualswe have worked with on behalf of our clients:
  • 8. BDI Executive Staff BiosLee Robert Miller Amy Green With 30 years of record accomplishments in the Amy has worked in non-profit event planning not-for-profit community, Bob Miller has for more than ten years and oversees all aspects developed fundraising and strategic of special events for BDI Events. Amy works development campaigns for some of the largest with BDI’s non-profit clients, assisting them in and most respected non-profits in the world all areas of conference coordination including including B’nai B’rith International, Gift of the marketing, contract negotiations and event Heart: The Foundation for Cardiovascular and logistics. Transplant Research, National Council on the Aging, Rabin Medical Center in Tel-Aviv, the California Health Advocates and the Anti- Amy has developed large-scale conferences and Defamation League. events across the country for non-profit clients including B’nai B’rith International, KIPP LA Schools, the Association of Fundraising In addition, Bob has developed and selected Professionals- Greater Los Angeles Chapter, Boards of Directors, created broad-based Centers for Spiritual Living, the Jewish coalitions between communities and political Genealogical Society and the Prostate Cancer leaders and directed strategic planning and Research Institute among many others. nation-wide dinner fundraisers. Amy’s past experience with non-profits is Bob earned his undergraduate degree at Tulane integral to her success. Before joining BDI, she University and continued his education with a did special event planning for Hillel: The Juris Doctor degree from the Pepperdine School Foundation for Jewish Campus Life. Originally of Law. In addition, he was trained at the hailing from the great state of Texas, Amy is a London School of Economics and holds proud graduate of Barnard College of Columbia business certificates in both marketing and University in New York City. While attending management. Barnard, she also earned a second bachelor’s degree at The Jewish Theological Seminary.
  • 9. BDI Executive Staff BiosMelanie Marconi Joe Martin Melanie serves as the Chief Operating Officer and Sales Director BDI Events. Melanie also Joe joined the BDI team in July of 2008 as serves as a Conference & Special Event Director of Conferences and a Special Events Executive for BDI’s non-profit clients to identify, Manager. He works closely with BDIs clientele develop and implement new strategies in to plan and implement conferences across producing successful events. North America throughout the year. Joe also plays an integral part in the development and design of special events produced by BDI for Melanie has worked with executives from many independent and corporate clients. prestigious organizations including the New York Stock Exchange, Airbus, Booz Allen Hamilton and MGM MIRAGE, B’nai B’rith Joe has been managing and designing events for International and Seismic Productions among many years both professionally and as a others to coordinate all aspects of gala events, volunteer. Most recently Joe worked for the conferences and fund raising campaigns. Academy of Country Music as a Logistics Coordinator for the 2008 Academy of Country Music Awards. Other credits include The Melanie holds a degree in Journalism and Comedy Festival, Kid’s Choice Awards, Teen Communications from the University of Choice Awards, and the BET Awards. Joe Oregon, and began her career in public relations earned his Bachelors of Science degree in and advertising. Additionally, Melanie donates Recreation and Tourism Management from her time and professional services to LA’s BEST, California State University, Northridge. an after school enrichment program for low income children in Los Angeles, by serving as the Board Chair of its young professionals In his spare time Joe volunteers for the board, LA’s BEST Friends. American Cancer Society to produce their fundraising events and conferences both locally and nationally; this is where he found his love for event planning.
  • 10. Contact Us:BDI Development Group, Inc. 3397 Barham Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90068 323.692.0802 joe@bdi-events.com www.bdi-events.com www.facebook.com/bdievents