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April 21, 2016


New Name for Parent Company Demonstrates Company’s Global Capabilities as Industry Leaders

FRANKFURT, GERMANY (April 19, 2016) – Today, Maritz Global Events becomes the new parent company of meetings and events industry leaders Maritz Travel and Experient. While the companies have been global leaders for decades, the new brand repositions the companies for long-term success and continued global growth as clients and the industry are becoming increasingly global.

Announced at the Maritz Global Events booth at IMEX Frankfurt to clients and partners, the company shared the purpose of the company and the extensive benefits it will provide both clients and partners.

We believe the name, Maritz Global Events, more accurately reflects who we currently are as a company and where we are going in the future,” said David Peckinpaugh, president, Maritz Global Events. “Maritz Global Events effectively and efficiently brings together the industry-leading power of Maritz Travel and Experient. This alignment ensures we collectively and consistently deliver exceptional event experiences to our clients and their guests anytime, anywhere.

For a combined 100 years, Maritz Travel and Experient have been focused on providing the best event solutions for clients. Creating a strong parent entity gives the companies more competitive and industry advantages, allowing them to showcase collective offerings and capabilities, including their deep expertise in face-to-face events, unparalleled buying power, unique experience design methodology, and distinctive approach to global events solutions.

This brand is a recommitment to our clients, our partners and the industry that Maritz Global Events – along with its divisions Maritz Travel and Experient – is a major global player and will continue to be in the future,” Peckinpaugh said. “By strengthening our global position through this brand alignment, we will be able to better advocate on behalf of our clients throughout the industry.

Maritz Travel and Experient will not be changing the way they operate or deliver services to the market. As divisions of Maritz Global Events, Maritz Travel and Experient will remain focused in their respective market sectors. Maritz Travel primarily serves the corporate market, while Experient focuses on serving associations, tradeshows, government, sports and enthusiast markets, as well as others. Each division will adopt a parent company identifier in its name: A Maritz Global Events Company.

Maritz Global Events will be focused on leading the collective companies’ global strategy and capabilities, its industry-leading experience design methodology, and the fight against human trafficking.

Maritz Global Events brings together the industry-leading power of Maritz Travel and Experient to transform people and business through the event experience. For decades, our family of brands has been designing and delivering exceptional global experiences to our clients and their guests. As an industry leader, Maritz Global Events leverages its strong global partnerships, cutting-edge technology and negotiating power, to provide exceptional event experience to each guest, every time, everywhere.


December 8, 2014

Together, b network and Maritz Travel Company Will Design and Deliver Global Meeting Experiences to Clients

Barcelona/Paris (December 4, 2014) b network today has announced it has been selected by Maritz Travel Company, which consists of Maritz Travel Meetings & Incentives and Experient, as a partner in the Maritz Global Meetings Network. As a partner in the network, b network will serve as meetings experts for France and Spain, offering extensive regional knowledge, capabilities and cultural solutions to Maritz Travel Company’s clients.

Maritz Travel Company established the Maritz Global Meetings Network as a collaborative approach to enhance its current worldwide capabilities, allowing it to more effectively and efficiently design and deliver exceptional meeting experiences for its clients on a truly global scale in all markets and sectors.

“The Maritz Global Meetings Network is definitely a strong asset for France’s attractiveness, guaranteeing a level of service to major international customers. b network is very proud and extremely excited to be part of this network with one of the leaders in the meetings industry; this approach will, without any doubt, also bring a lot of new opportunities to Spain,” said Stéphane Teboul, CEO, b network Spain.

Throughout the years, b network has demonstrated a commitment to providing a high level of service for corporate and government meeting events’ clients such as GSMA (Mobile World Congress), Reed Exhibitions, Microsoft, SAP, Gartner Group, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs to supply accommodation services of Official State meetings, such as the G20 in Cannes and the Global Summit on Climate in Paris (2015). b network France has also been appointed as Official Travel Agency of the Venue Management Company Viparis.

We are confident b network will help us design and deliver exceptional meeting experiences to our clients,” said David Peckinpaugh, president, Maritz Travel Company“.

The team at b network is a great extension of the Maritz Travel Company family and we will rely on them to help us create culturally responsive experiences by understanding clients’ needs and the way Maritz Travel Company operates.

Maritz Travel Company chose b network as a Maritz Global Meetings Network partner based on its breadth of knowledge and expertise within France and Spain, as well as its reputation of quality, reliability, financial stability and service excellence.

Attention to detail in events of large magnitude is the landmark of b network. In addition, b network has extensive professional congress organizer and project management capabilities within the association, corporate, tradeshow and government markets whereas Maritz Travel Company provides services.”

We hand-selected b network based on their meeting capabilities and expertise, their ability to uniquely connect our client programs to their regions, and because they share similar philosophies, ethics and values as Maritz Travel Company,” said Ben Goedegebuure, global general manager of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Maritz Travel Company“.

For more information about the Maritz Global Meetings Network, please visit

About b network –
b network France and b network Spain is a strucutre of 60+ employees, based in Barcelona, Cannes and Paris. The company is specialized for Meetings and Conferences, in Housing and Ground Logistics services.

b network has based its activity on principles of total transparency and long term solid relationship with both clients and suppliers. b network benefits locally from a strong credibility that creates excellent conditions of negotiations and real cooperation with providers and city key players.

For more information about b network, please visit

About Maritz Travel Company
Maritz Travel Company – consisting of Maritz Travel and Experient – is one of the strongest, most diversely positioned leaders in the meeting, event and incentive travel industry within the areas of corporate, association, government and tradeshows. Through experiential design, Maritz Travel Company helps transform organizations and people through the event experience. We are committed to perfecting the guest experience to deliver leading-edge thinking, experience, and technology solutions for meetings, conventions and exhibitions throughout the world. For more information, please visit or, or follow us on Twitter @MaritzTravel or @Experient_Inc.

For more information, please contact:
Stéphane Filone, b network France

+ 33 493 687 600

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