American Express Meetings & Events
Jersey City, N.J.
WEB SITE: www.amexglobalbusinesstravel.com/
TOP CUSTOMER MARKETS: pharmaceutical, healthcare/medical, computers/electronics
THE LATEST:
  • American Express Meetings & Events has added to its compliance tools this year, including a new HCP Mobile Connect app, launched in January in connection with DoubleDutch, which helps planners in the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry adhere to reporting requirements for meetings that include healthcare providers.
  • AEM&E stands out for its thought-leadership research, which in the past year has resulted in reports on the medical meetings environment (June 2016), meeting professionals' perceptions of Africa as a meeting destination (July 2015), and trends in meeting risk mitigation for life sciences companies (June 2015), in addition to its well respected annual Global Meetings Forecast (October 2015).
  • In May, American Express Global Business Travel, the parent company of AEM&E, acquired SMT, a travel management company based in Finland.
LEADERSHIP:
Greg O'Hara, Chairman of the Board and Interim President, American Express Global Business Travel
Issa Jouaneh, Senior Vice President and General Manager, American Express Meetings & Events
 
BY THE NUMBERS:
  • Corporate meetings in
    2015
     
    55,849
     
  • Incentive travel programs in 2015
     
    2,457
     
  • Room nights booked for meetings and incentives
    in 2015
    5.3 Million
     
  • Full-time employees
     

    1,373
  • Meeting and incentive travel programs held outside the U.S.
    62%
  • Revenue from planning
    and executing meetings
    and incentives
    undisclosed
  • Corporate meetings in
    2015
    55,849
     
  • Incentive travel programs in 2015
    2,457
     
  • Room nights booked for meetings and incentives in 2015
    5.3 million
     
  • Full-time employees
    1,373
     
  • Meeting and incentive travel programs held outside the U.S.
    62%
  • Revenue from planning and executing meetings and incentives
    undisclosed
Issa Jouaneh
Senior Vice President and General Manager

Web Site
Physicians Perspective on Meetings Study
Meetings Research & Insights