Grass Roots Meetings & Events focuses on growth

Kathryn Tipps is the new business development manager at Grass Roots Meetings & Events.

London, 4 April 2017

Grass Roots Meetings & Events has appointed Kathryn Tipps as business development manager.

Tipps’ role will focus on the identification and acquisition of new clients and business to support Grass Roots Meetings & Events' core offering of Strategic Meetings Management (SMM), Attendee Management and Event Services. 

Having previously worked on complex events at ExCeL London as well as the corporate meetings market at both DeVere and the Jockey Club, Tipps brings extensive industry experience to a role in which she will focus on Grass Roots Meetings & Events' growth over the coming months.

David Taylor, managing director of Grass Roots Meetings & Events comments: “As one of the world’s largest providers of SMM and attendee management services, we continue to develop a team of industry experts with a deep understanding not just of the market, but also the needs of our clients as well as our supporting supplier base.  Kathryn brings all of these attributes to the role and the whole team at Grass Roots Meetings & Events looks forward to working with her over the coming months.”

Tipps started on March 13, 2017 and is based in Grass Roots Meetings & Events' London office.

Tipps said: “I am delighted to have joined an agency with such a strong reputation within the industry and to be part of their plans for growth and development moving forward. I am excited to be working with an experienced team of event specialists and taking our services out to new clients as we continue to grow our core offering across the market place.”


Notes to Editors

About Grass Roots

Grass Roots operate Meetings & Events services from key locations in New York, London, Dusseldorf, Zurich and Singapore.

Specialists in strategic meetings management, attendee management and event services, Grass Roots work with three of the Big Four professional services firms; nine of the top 15 investment banks and many other global organizations.

Grass Roots manage over $190m worth of meeting spend, drive compliance within organizations and focus on improving the performance of meetings and events programs.



Grass Roots Meetings and Events are now BCD Meetings & Events.

We still specialise in venue sourcing, attendee management and event services, but are now part of one company - with more to offer.

Contact us if you have any questions about the change, or for an exploratory conversation about how to improve your meetings and events.