Senior Leadership


Barbara Berci

Our Founder and Inspiration

Barbara Berci, Founder & Chairman, was a leader in meeting and event planning, association management and com­munications for almost 30 years. Mrs. Berci was an imaginative thinker, problem solver, and idea person. After 25 years of creative leadership, Barbara stepped down as CEO and President in 2008. She remained an active partner in BSC Management handing business development, new project development and implementation, and served as an account executive and mentor. She managed the growth of one association from 300 members to more than 6,000, while presiding over an income growth with a factor of 50+. The same client’s first scientific meeting attracted 110 registrants and 9 exhibitors in 1986. It now attracts about 2,500 registrants and 100 + exhibitors annually. She had oversight of more than 30 major conferences and 50 meetings and courses. She had operated several major community events including one that attracted more than 100,000 attendees.