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BI WORLDWIDE named in 2017 MeetingsNet CMI 25 list

Sep 12, 2017

Minneapolis, MN: BI WORLDWIDE (BIW), a global agency, announced today it was named to the meeting industry’s only comprehensive report on the 25 largest meeting and incentive management companies focused on the U.S. corporate market. In its 11th year, CMI 25 is the exclusive directory of full-service meetings and incentive management companies and provides a unique resource for meeting managers, incentive travel executives, and procurement professionals looking for experienced, professional outsourcing partners.

“The 2017 CMI 25 includes extraordinary companies that have succeeded in a competitive and fast-changing business landscape. In a field that requires constant creativity, an unwavering focus on detail, strong partnerships and an understanding of new technologies, these companies rise to the top,” said MeetingsNet Content Director Sue Hatch. “We’re thrilled to provide corporations with this valuable list, which ranks among the top content on year after year.”

“We’re honored to be recognized as a leader in the incentive and meeting industry. It is our passion to create powerful and inspiring experiences.” said Bruce Schiemo, VP of Industry Relations, at BI WORLDWIDE.

As a group, the companies on the 2017 CMI 25 list executed more than 139,000 corporate meeting and incentive travel programs in 2016—representing over 12.5 million group room nights—and employed more than 9,000 people in the U.S. alone. “As these impressive numbers help reveal, meetings and incentive travel programs are extremely valuable to the businesses and cities that host them and to the participants who benefit from the networking and learning,” said MeetingsNet’s Hatch.

The CMI 25 list will be published in the September 2017 issue of the MeetingsNet tablet magazine and digital edition (, and on