Kathy Bedell

Senior Vice President at BCD Travel

A former agency owner who led the growth of her Ohio-based business from an annual turnover of $3 million to $300 million, Kathy uses her clear understanding of business objectives and corporate cultures to find solutions to every imaginable challenge in building and maintaining effective air, hotel, ground transportation and meetings programs.

She was one of the earliest adopters of modern meetings technologies and the on-site travel service concept.

Kathy enjoys presenting at major trade association events and has appeared in numerous travel segments on The Weather Channel. She resides in Atlanta.

Speaker topics:

  • Leisure travel
  • Supplier negotiations
  • Travel management
  • Travel risk management
  • Women in management