MCI is a global engagement and marketing agency.

We are firm believers in the power of building community since 1987, helping brands, associations and not-for-profit organizations solve their key people challenges through our core expertise:

Live & virtual events
Strategic & digital communications
Consulting & community solutions

We are an independently owned agency headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with a global presence of 60 offices in 31 countries.

Photos from MCI USA's post 06/14/2024

๐ŸฆฉFlamingo yoga, catamaran sailing, interactive cultural and foodie tours โ€” these were just a few activities Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) Invitational attendees experienced during this year's event at the Baha Mar Resort in the Bahamas. In partnership with MCI USA, IRF presented a seaside vibe at the meeting, accentuated by personalized touches and milestone celebrations, vibrant Junkanoo dancers and inspiring sessions.

Smart Meetings explores why this event was such a hit.๐Ÿ”—


MCI USA received the Pivotal Partner Award at the ! ๐Ÿ† This recognition highlights our exceptional partnership with Cvent in developing the innovative OneSystem Plus platform, which delivers outstanding event experiences and demonstrates clear ROI and efficiency improvements for our clients.

Thank you to and all our partners who contribute to our success. Together, weโ€™re shaping the future of events.

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๐Ÿ“ธ Highlights from ASAEโ€™s The Exchange!

The Exchange is a gathering of powerful and caring women leaders in associations who engage in meaningful conversations relevant to women that are seldom discussed in the workplace. Our Chief Strategy Officer Erin Fuller shared her insights on a panel about different generations of women in the workplace. Erin was in great company with industry trailblazers Michelle Mason, CEO of ASAE; Dawn Sweeney, CEO of the National Restaurant Association and executive director at JLL; and Lynda Patterson, chair of ASAE and CEO of AMPS.

Truly an empowering gathering!

Photos from MCI USA's post 06/12/2024

We're celebrating Matt Henry, our quality assurance department leader, who just completed the Next Level Leaders program at the Dr. Nancy Grasmick Leadership Institute at Towson University! ๐ŸŽ‰

The Next Level Leaders program is an advanced, project-based leadership development experience designed for mid-level leaders to refine their leadership style, enhance emotional intelligence and resilience, and effectively manage change and conflict, all while fostering collaborative leadership and driving professional excellence.

"We are thrilled to celebrate this accomplishment with Matt and support his growth and development. MCI USA is committed to talent development, and weโ€™re fortunate to have Towson University as an outstanding local resource," said Brittany Shoul, SVP, Revenue Strategy and Operations.


Our Mind Over Miles Challenge top 3 winners are officially in! ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿšถโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Held in May, this challenge was a great team exercise that promoted wellness and community at MCI around the world. After accumulating nearly 28 million steps in the U.S., we have narrowed down our top 3 talents with the most steps:

๐Ÿฅ‡ 1. Kristin Miodonski with 810,605 steps (Top 3 globally)
๐Ÿฅˆ 2. Ferd Libunao with 808,335 steps (Top 4 globally)
๐Ÿฅ‰ 3. Dwayne Harksell with 774,531 steps

Congratulations to our winners! Each will receive gift cards and well-deserved bragging rights. ๐Ÿ‘


Michel'le Anderson from the American Nurses Association (ANA) highlights how our innovative and creative approach distinguishes us from other partners. Leveraging our extensive experience from various trade shows and events, we help our clients' events shine and ensure effortless collaboration.

Get in touch to learn more:

Photos from MCI USA's post 06/06/2024

Our team had the opportunity to support the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva with our registration and sales solutions, ensuring a flawless experience for attendees. Our efforts helped enhance networking and operational efficiency, making it easier for industry leaders to connect and collaborate. Honored to have contributed to the success of this premier event! โœˆ๏ธ๐ŸŒ

Let us take the stress off of your next event:

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Ready to expand globally? Jeroen van Liempd, director of engagement, Associations & Communities, for MCI Brussels, shares key insights on developing a precise, mission-aligned global growth strategy. ๐ŸŽฏ

Understand the "why" and "what" behind your global ambitions to create a focused, measurable plan.

๐Ÿ” Watch the full video for tips on market assessment and strategic planning.


Deep within the jungle of northern Panama lies the Emberรก village, an Indigenous community that has preserved their culture and traditional ways of life for centuries. When our client wanted a unique incentive travel trip for their top performers, we curated an experience that allowed attendees to get immersed in this welcoming communityโ€™s culture.

Hereโ€™s how we created a trip attendees will remember for years to come: ๐ŸŒโœจ


Happy Pride Month from MCI USA! ๐ŸŒˆ

This month, we celebrate love, diversity and inclusion. We believe in creating spaces where everyone feels valued and respected. We stand with the LGBTQ+ community and are committed to fostering an environment where every voice is heard and celebrated.

Join us in honoring the courage and resilience of those who continue to fight for equality. Together, we can make a difference.

Photos from MCI USA's post 05/31/2024

Across all our offices around the world, MCI talents laced up their sneakers and tracked their steps to support local charities, build connections, and promote wellness for our annual Mind over Miles Challenge! ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ๐ŸŒ

From McLean to Dallas and beyond, our colleagues made every step count, even those working remotely who participated virtually.

Photos from MCI USA's post 05/30/2024

We proudly supported the New York Women in Communications (NYWICI) 54th Matrix Awards, managing all aspects of the event. NYWICI has been a full-service management client of MCI USA for two years. Kudos to Becca Lockerbie, senior manager of Strategic Event Management; Donna-Jean Plante, CAE, NYWICI executive director; and Megan Stewart, senior manager of Association Solutions, for making it seamless and memorable. ๐ŸŒŸ

Honorees included Kristin Chenoweth, Jill Cress, Nina Garcia, Meredith Kopit Levien, Jennifer Lowney, Nancy Reyes, and Rakia Reynolds. Congratulations to all! ๐ŸŽ‰

Photos from MCI USA's post 05/29/2024

We had an incredible time supporting ATD24, the world's largest learning and development conference, in vibrant New Orleans! ๐ŸŽ‰ MCI USA provided sales and sponsorship, registration, housing and lead services for this event, ensuring seamless and impactful experiences for all attendees.

ATD24 was all about recharging and revitalizing. Through educational opportunities and networking, as well as cutting-edge solutions on the expo floor, ATD24 lived up to its mission of refreshing expertise, renewing enthusiasm and reengaging the community.

We look forward to continuing our successful partnership with ATD and contributing to future events.


As we near the end of May, letโ€™s continue celebrating the rich contributions of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities in shaping Americaโ€™s history and future. ๐ŸŒธ

Explore curated resources, interactive materials and inspiring stories from esteemed institutions such as the Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, and the National Gallery of Art. ๐Ÿ“š

Letโ€™s continue recognizing their impact beyond May!


This Memorial Day, MCI USA pauses to honor and remember those who have given their lives in service to our nation. We reflect on their courage and dedication, extending our deepest gratitude for their sacrifices. Let us hold their memories in reverence and continue their legacy of valor.


Earlier this week, Shawn Boynes, FASAE, CAE, CEO of the American Counseling Association, joined us for an insightful discussion on mental health. His talk covered critical topics such as mental health advocacy and equity and inclusion in counseling.

We thank Shawn for his time and expertise, making this Mental Health Awareness Month event truly impactful.


Treat your top performers to unforgettable journeys that exceed expectations. โœˆ๏ธ

Our incentive travel brochure lays out how we can help your company create tailor-made travel experiences that inspire greatness and cultivate a culture of achievement.

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MCI USAโ€™s convention division is pleased to partner with the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). MCI USA will provide registration, housing, lead retrieval and speaker management services for the ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo in 2025 through 2027. The premier education and research meeting for reproductive medicine, the ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo brings together more than 5,000 reproductive health professionals representing different specialties from across the U.S. and around the world.

โ€œWe are excited to partner with the American Society for Reproductive Medicine,โ€ said Chris Williams, SVP, Registration & Housing, MCI USA. โ€œMCI will leverage our strategic guidance, world-class operational support and industry-leading technology to help elevate the attendee experience."

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๐ŸŽฅ Tune into our client's insightful take on engaging your association's next generation of professionals and the essential elements of successful membership lifecycles. Find out why understanding your career path within the field is crucial.

Interested in advancing your associationโ€™s goals? See how MCI USA can support your journey:


Ready to make your event planning more sustainable? Go green with our FREE Guide: Eco-Innovation - 10 Tips for Sustainable Corporate Events! ๐ŸŒ

Discover simple, impactful strategies to make your corporate events not just spectacular, but also sustainable. From eco-friendly venues to waste reduction techniques, this guide has everything you need to host responsibly.

๐Ÿ“ฅ Download now and start planning your sustainable event today! Because making a difference should be part of every celebration.


Meet our talent Alicia Mariscal, senior manager of association events at MCI USA. ๐ŸŒŸ

Since joining our team in 2022, Alicia has thrived in her role, effortlessly building relationships and keeping the magic of events alive.

Learn more about Alicia in our "5 Questions With..." talent spotlight โžก๏ธ


Ashleigh Yelovich, director of Strategic Event Management & Incentives (SEM&I) at MCI USA as she unveils how our strategic event management team collaborates and innovates to deliver superior solutions for our clients.

Ready to elevate your event? Book a consultation today and let's make magic happen together. โžก๏ธ


Stay ahead of the curve with our latest corporate event trends guide.

Get expert insights from industry leaders on the future of corporate meetings and events. Transform your strategies with tips on sustainability, economic resilience and technological advancements.

Download now. ๐Ÿ”—


Generative AI has woven itself into our everyday work routines, aiding in tasks like crafting social media captions, brainstorming event themes or sparking graphic design ideas. Yet, it's not flawless.

Occasionally, the output can lack in quality, and certain telltale signs can make it glaringly obvious that a piece was AI-generated โ€” yes, the rogue rocket ship emoji and overuse of the word โ€œunlockingโ€ are giveaways.

Learn more about the pros and cons of generative AI through a detailed analysis of a ChatGPT-prompted blog post. ๐Ÿ‘‰


Another successful event in the books! ๐Ÿ“–

We just wrapped up the NBAA Maintenance Conference in Portland, Oregon, where we provided a suite of services, including exhibit sales, sponsorship sales, sponsorship fulfillment, registration and lead retrieval services. Our tailored solutions ensured that every participant and exhibitor experienced the best of what the business aviation industry offers. ๐Ÿ›ซ

A big thank you to the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) for continuing to lead the way in making businesses more efficient, productive and successful through general aviation. ๐ŸŒ


Associations have a unique opportunity to leverage LinkedIn as an effective platform for networking, knowledge sharing and establishing thought leadership within their respective industries. Building a strong leadership presence on LinkedIn requires a strategic approach tailored to your association's goals and mission as well as the specific needs of your current and prospective members. Let's explore some strategies associations can adopt to become LinkedIn leaders.

๐Ÿ”— Read now:


Meet Lyndsay Nicholson, a globe-trotting senior manager in our strategic event management division! ๐ŸŒ

"I love that every client and every project is different. It always keeps me busy, and you never know whatโ€™s coming next because no two events are the same."

Read more about our talent Lyndsay's career journey at MCI USA. ๐Ÿ”—


Building meaningful partnerships is at the core of what we do at MCI USA. Our collaboration with the American Nurses Association (ANA) is a testament to this. Gregg Tabachow, director of relationship sales at ANA, highlights how our integrated approach and deep understanding of their unique challenges have propelled their annual event to success.

"It's been a wonderful team effort. It doesn't feel like a vendor-type of relationship. It is truly a partnership and MCI is really a part of the ANA community and family."

Interested in discovering what a true partnership can do for your organization? Reach out to us at [email protected] and let's explore the possibilities.


We're excited to be named a finalist for the Cvent Excellence Awards, under the Pivotal Partner category. ๐Ÿ† This category honors partners who excel in using the Cvent platform to deliver unparalleled event experiences, demonstrating clear ROI and efficiency improvements for their clients.

Our team's innovation and creativity in the events industry has paid off, and we can't wait to celebrate with industry leaders at .

The ILEA reimagines its awards program 12/20/2023

The International Live Events Association (ILEA) has a rich history of recognizing excellence within the live events industry through its Esprit Awards program. When ILEA wanted to attract a wider pool of applicants, streamline the submission process and revamp the award categories, they partnered with MCI USA to help refresh the program.

The outcomes?

๐Ÿ† Awards submissions tripled from 2022 to 2023, increasing by nearly 225%
๐Ÿ’ฐ Revenue surpassed its goal by over 200%
๐Ÿ“ข Nonmember engagement increased, enhancing brand awareness

Thriving community, outstanding accomplishments - that's the power of strategic collaboration. ๐Ÿค

Get more details in the case study ๐Ÿ‘‡

The ILEA reimagines its awards program ILEA & MCI USA revamped awards program, 225% more submissions, 200% higher revenue, and industry influence.

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