Founder and Chairman
Barbara Berci, Founder & Chairman, has been a leader in meeting and event planning, association management and communications for almost 30 years. Mrs. Berci is an imaginative thinker, problem solver, and idea person. After 25 years of creative leadership, Barbara stepped down as CEO and President in 2008. She is still an active partner in BSC Management handing business development, new project development and implementation, and serve 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 has had oversight of more than 30 major conferences and 50 meetings and courses. She has operated several major community events including one that attracted more than 100,000 attendees.