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) and Delegate Management. 

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 delegate 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 13th March 2017 and is based in Grass Roots Meetings & Events' Putney 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 London, New York, Dusseldorf, Zurich and Singapore.

Specialists in strategic meetings management, delegate 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 organisations.

Grass Roots manage over £150m worth of meeting spend, drive compliance within organisations 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 and delegate management, 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.