MCI: Growth for first half 2015 results

Improved Profitability, Focus on Digital Services and USA Expansion Set to Generate Double Digit Growth

Geneva, 16 September 2015.  MCI is releasing its half year financial results for 2015, indicating that the global meetings and events group is on track to achieve double digit growth this year.MCI First Half 2015 ResultsThe first half 2015 gross margin results were 77 million CHF, which is an increase of 8 million CHF, up 12% compared to end of June 2014 – based on the same foreign exchange rate. The operating margin is in line with expectations for the year that aim for a double digit growth.

Outlook 2015

Over the past 12 months, the group has focused on ramping up its digital and technical services that now represent over 22% of total revenue. With the integration in the first semester of the group’s USA acquisitions, the Americas region will grow 3 times year-on-year to represent 15% of total group revenues.

“The meetings and events industry is evolving rapidly so we have invested strategically in our product portfolio and global reach to offer a strong client value proposition,” said Sebastien Tondeur, CEO MCI Group. “The MCI teams globally keep learning from each other and always go the extra mile to achieve fantastic client results.”

ENDS

For more information please contact:

Lindsey Rodger                                                                                                 

Group PR & Content Manager

MCI Group                                                                                                           

Lindsey.Rodger@mci-group.com

+41 (0) 22 33 99 549

ABOUT MCI

MCI is the world’s largest provider of strategic engagement and activation solutions and has been a key driver of innovation in the meetings, events, association and congress industries since 1987. Through creative live experiences and digitization, globalization, brand enhancement and content strategies, MCI helps multinational companies and international associations enhance organizational performance, grow globally, energize communities and drive business results. An independent, privately held company with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, MCI’s 1,800 professionals in 60 cities and 31 countries help clients across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, India, the Middle East and Africa unlock their potential and deliver real change. Find out more at www.mci-group.com.

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Author: MCI India Live

MCI India is part of the MCI Group, the world’s leading provider of strategic engagement and activation solutions and a key driver of innovation in the international meetings, events, association and congress industries. With offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru, MCI India activates brands, enhances organizational performance, builds communities and drives business results through creative live experiences, digitization, content and communication services and strategic planning. Combining local knowledge with expertise from MCI’s 1,650 experts in 60 cities and 31 countries, MCI India helps local, regional and global companies and associations to unlock their potential and deliver real change. Find out more at www.mci-group.com.

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