Pictured L-R: Brian Stevens, CEO, Brian Landers, senior vice president & team director – Class of 1999, and Brian Richey, executive vice president & chief talent officer.
ConferenceDirect has reached an exciting milestone celebrating 20 years as a full-service global meetings solutions company. Through ConferenceDirect’s hospitality services, associates have assisted their clients in saving time and money, minimizing risk and maximizing ROI.
ConferenceDirect was founded by Brian Stevens, CEO of ConferenceDirect, and Brian Richey, executive vice president and chief talent officer of ConferenceDirect, on July 10, 1998 in Los Angeles. The company is currently headquartered in West Hollywood and has additional offices in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Folsom, Calif., with more than 350 associates.
Stevens reflected on the company’s 20th anniversary by saying, “When we started the company 20 years ago, we had a vision of adding one associate a month and each bringing in $1 million in gross revenue. Currently, we have more than 350 associates, bringing an average of $2.6 million each. We are extremely grateful and hope the next 20 years provides the same growth.”
Richey adds, “We are thankful for the success achieved during our first 20 years, and we could never have achieved this success without our remarkable associates, loyal and long-standing customer relationships and our industry partners. We look forward to having a positive impact for all through the next 20 years.”
Based in West Hollywood, Calif., ConferenceDirect is a full-service global meetings solution company whose portfolio of services includes: Site Selection & Contract Negotiation, Conference Management, Housing & Registration Services, Mobile App Technology and Strategic Meetings Management Programs. Their 350+ associates manage more than 11,000 meetings, conferences and events representing 3.88 million room nights annually for more than 2,500 customers. For more info, visit www.conferencedirect.com.