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MCI Group

Helping clients grow globally through market intel, customer research, strategy, business planning, and market building services from over 50 locations globally. On the web, blog, itunes podcasts, & twitter

MCI Group

Looking for a Global Partner?

With 60 offices in 31 countries and 1,800+ staff, MCI Group is a globally integrated association management/consulting, communication and meetings company. We help US-based associations grow globally by building their market presence to improve their capacity to deliver locally relevant membership, product and service experiences.

Founded in 1987, we serve 150+ international associations representing 1.2 million members. Our unique global presence and team of experts allow MCI to help associations develop and implement strategies to grow product sales and local community engagement worldwide.

MCI works with clients either on a project basis or under a long-term contract providing business services to members and customers on a 24/7 basis. Our business model is turnkey, providing clients with access to our commercial business license and local banking services to promote faster and better speed to market.

Our services include:

  • Global/Regional Market Analysis including local intelligence and customer and member research
  • Business Plan Development
  • Strategic Consulting
  • Interactive Marketing and Communication
  • Social Media
  • Business & Partner Development
  • Sponsorship Development
  • Certification
  • Membership and Customer Care
  • Financial Management
  • Product Development
  • Meetings & Exhibits Management
  • Local Destination Management
  • AV & Event Production, Staging and Video
  • Channel Management
  • Advocacy and Interest Representation
  • Component Relations
  • Fundraising
  • PR/Media Relations
  • Global Online Content Dissemination

To learn how MCI can serve your association, please watch our video, visit our main website, or read case studies or watch video podcasts from MCI’s blog GrowGlobally from the links provided below.

For the fifth year in a row, MCI has been named Best Business Events Company in Asia by the readers of CEI magazine.

MCI is AMC Institute accredited since 2007.

MCI office locations:
Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Ankara, Barcelona, Beijing, Belfast, Bengaluru, Berlin, Bogota, Brisbane, Brussels, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, Cordoba, Delhi, Doha, Dubai, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Geneva, Glasgow, Gothenburg, Hong Kong, Hyderabad, Istanbul, Jakarta, Jeddah, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, Lyon, Macau, Madrid, Marseille, Melbourne, Montpellier, Mumbai, Munich, New York, Paris, Petersfield, Porto Alegre, Prague, Rio de Janeiro, Riyadh, Rome, Santiago, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Stockholm, Stuttgart, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Vancouver, Vienna, Washington DC, Zurich

For more information contact associations@mci-group.com, or visit:
- main website
- MCI association-dedicated microsite
- international association management blog with case studies

www.mci-focus.com - biannual association news and global trends


  • Local Market Expertise

    Business Development | Certification | Chapter Management | Commercial Business License | Finance | Integrated Member Services | Low Risk/Turnkey Business Model | MARCOM & PR | Open Regional or Country Offices | Partner Development | Public Affairs | Tax Management | Training

    More Information » mci-associations.growglobally.us

  • Market Development Consulting

    Building Market Access & Demand | Business Planning | Customer Research | Global Supply Chain Development | MARCOM & Social Media Audits & Campaigns  |Market Analysis | Partner Analysis & Development | Product & Portfolio Audits


    More Information » mci-associations.growglobally.us

  • Delegate Acquisition

    Build Association and Congress Brand | Build Congress Revenues | Local Outreach Campaign | Reach Markets around the World | Strengthen Delegate Participation


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  • International Conference Management

    Delegate Building | Event Strategy | Exhibition Management | Financial Management | Global /Local Supply Chain | Green Meeting Strategy | Online Abstract Management | Online Housing & Registration | Operations & Logistics Management | Post Analysis | Program Development | Site Selection & Negotiating | Sponsorship Development


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  • Public Affairs

    Communications and Public Relations | Government Relations and Advocacy | Issues Monitoring and Management | Public Funding and Public-private Partnerships | Stakeholder Management and Engagement | Strategic Analysis


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  • Local Destination Management, AV & Production

    Accommodations | Airport Transfers | Audio Visual | Design & Printing | Destination Selection | Group Experiences | Guides & Hospitality | Local Programs & Tours | Production | Social or Special Events | Strategy & Creative Design | Transportation | VIP Management


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  • Global Content Dissemination

    Create new ROI Opportunities | Develop a Wider Scope | Extend Event Life Cycle | Increase Event ROI | Re-disseminate Content | Re-purpose


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  • International Online Registration & Housing

    Advanced Statistical Reporting | Customised Registration Management Solutions | Easy to Use | Enhanced User Experience | Fully Integrated System | In-house Management | Secure Online Payment | Social Media Integrated System


    More Information » mci-associations.growglobally.us


  • Defining and measuring global member & customer engagement

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  • Peter Turner
    Peter Turner

    Senior Advisor, Global Dev Strategy
    MCI Group
    Washington, District of Columbia