Andre Vietor Managing Director BCO Congresos, Grupo Barceló
André Vietor, a native German, started his career in the hotel industry where he held sales positions for Intercontinental Hotels and the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company between 1984 and 1995.
In 1995, he entered the PCO business and is currently leading BCO Congresos, the congress division of Grupo Barceló dedicated to meetings management, association management and business events consulting and positioned the brand as one of the top references in congress management worldwide.
André is an expert and professional consultant in business plan development, planning of bid strategies and management of bid presentations, destination marketing as well as association development. He served IAPCO (International Association of Professional Congress Organisers) as a council member for 18 years where he held the position of President as well as Chair of the Training Academy among others.
He is a firm believer of sharing knowledge, experience and best practices with all stakeholders involved in the business events industry and to grow the quality standards for our industry.