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AGS/Congrex Belgium appoints new Managing Director
Mr Colm Clarke has been appointed Managing Director of Association Global Services (to be rebranded to Congrex Belgium in 2010) with immediate effect. Colm will take charge of the establishment of theCongrex brand in Belgium. The Brussels office has an expert Association Management team in place since 2000 and will now expand its offering to include all Congrex Group management services.

“I am delighted to be leading the excellent team in Belgium”, said Colm Clarke. “These are very exciting times as we continue to provide a quality association management service to our existing clients as well as securing new association management client accounts. In addition we will now also extend our activities in Belgium to include the core Congrex Group services conference, meeting, event and travel management”

“Belgium is a key location for international associations. Congrex strategy is to provide encompassing expert advice and solutions wherever our clients need them. We are delighted with the development of the Brussels office and are excited about future prospects” said Dr Layth Bunni, Congrex Group CEO.

Mr Colm Clarke will be supported by a management team including Geraldine de Limelette as Operations Director, Anastasia Duval as Sales Manager and Bénédicte Losseau, Caroline Gutierrez and Angela Meurer as Account Managers.

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Facts about AGS

Association Global Services is a leading provider of quality professional association management and consulting services worldwide. Founded in Brussels, Belgium in 2000, AGS joined the Congrex Group in 2007 and operates in major region of the world, assisting associations to grow, develop and succeed. Gained experience covers a wide range of industry sectors and association structures. The company provides applied integrated services which include strategic consultancy, association management and administration services, and event planning and delivery.

In 2000 AGS was the first international association management company to be awarded Charter Accreditation Status by the AMC Institute (AMCi). www.ags-hq.com

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Facts about the Congrex Group

Congrex Group is one of the world’s leading meeting and congress organisers, with a turnover of more than 100 MEUR and 320 full-time employees. Congrex supplies integrated meeting solutions to organisations, companies and public services. Services include all aspects of meeting planning and production. The group operates out of 22 offices across five continents.