BCD Meetings & Events has announced the acquisition of Zibrant, an events agency in the UK. Zibrant has been a leader in developing the UK’s meetings and events industry, including the management of strategic global programs, bespoke venue solutions and producing major live events.

The acquisition will add 130 experts who have an established market presence in the UK including significant talent for its growing EMEA team. Additionally, BCD M&E offers expanded capabilities within its events platform including creative communications, full-scale production services and expert venue sourcing/finding services.

“Improving and growing our existing services has always been our core strategy so we are delighted to introduce BCD M&E’s global reach and additional suite of services to our customers,” said Nigel Cooper, owner and CEO of Zibrant. “The access to BCD M&E’s presence in more than 40 countries gives us the ability to meet our customers’ needs of global meetings management.”