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BCD Travel adds Groupize to SolutionSource to offer Simple Meeting Management Technology

New Groupize integration into SolutionSource marketplace makes it easier for corporations to launch a simple meetings programs or to merge their travel and meetings programs.

BOSTON, MA – Groupize, the award-winning provider of innovative simple meeting technology solutions, announced the joining of SolutionSource, the BCD Marketplace. To date, Groupize had been a Preferred Technology Partner of BCD Travel affiliates, and with this new partnership, BCD Travel customers can work with their account managers to access this best in breed solution for their Simple Meeting programs.

Simple Meetings, which represent 60-80% of meetings, have been a long-overlooked category of travel management expense because until now there was no cost effective easy to deploy solution, so the focus has been on large and complex events. Groupize enables visibility and management over this significant unmanaged segment of corporate expense. BCD clients can maximize their investment in their travel programs and SAP Concur, to finally bridge the gap between transient and meetings.

“We are excited to be included in SolutionSource alongside other authorized technology solutions that are innovating and transforming corporate travel programs," says Charles de Gaspe Beaubien, President, and CEO of Groupize. “We are impressed by BCD’s initiative of a marketplace which vets and integrates solution partners and gives us a platform to deliver value and world-class solutions to thousands of corporations in a simple, secure way."

Groupize defines Simple Meetings as a combination of sleeping rooms, meeting space, F&B, audiovisual, and air – with a common agenda for an average of 4 to 4,000 attendees. Simple meetings can be further defined by an organizations business rules including user role, budget, number of attendees and number of sleeping rooms, not just size.   Simple meetings include internal meetings, sales meetings, speaker series, training, store openings, work crews, recruiting, project teams and more.

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