MCI, the global leader in association management and consulting and the world’s largest professional conference organizer, announces a new global partnership with Higher Logic the leader in cloud-based community platforms. MCI applies strategic engagement and activation solutions to build lasting online and offline experiences that foster change, inspire, educate and enhance business performance.

 MCI, help clients by providing strategic advisory services and creating unforgettable experiences for brands and associations, governments and corporations by scaling new technology and solutions. Business is growing globally and as the demand for intensified engagement with target audiences continues to grow as well, we are now enhancing our offline business offerings with an integrated online community option for clients, the MCI Building Community Solution.

The partnership represents new thought leadership in the global customer engagement space. MCI and Higher Logic will work together to provide MCI clients across 31 countries with industry-leading management, event and online community solutions. This integrated solution consists of Higher Logic’s online platform that facilitates collaboration through sharing knowledge and resources in a secure online environment, in addition to MCI’s community engagement and activation strategy that can be adapted for each client type.

“With the integration of Higher Logic’s online platform we will increase our clients’ capacity to actively engage with target audiences 365 days a year, build an interactive market place and extend grass roots collaboration, co-creation and content generation,” says Nikki Walker, Global Vice President of Association Management & Consulting at MCI.


“Our expertise in engagement platforms and community management, along with MCI’s association development and extensive events experience, will provide targeted and robust customer experiences,” says Mark Lowry, Chief Revenue Officer at Higher Logic: “We look forward to enhancing these offerings and providing more cohesive thought leadership in the community space.”

A long-time meetings industry addict, Gorazd is the Founder and owner of marketing and event agency Toleranca Marketing. He has many years of experience in planning, preparing and carrying out large international meetings and exhibitions. As the founder of the "Power to the Meetings" methodology, he still firmly believes in the power of live events and human to human communication. He is also the author of numerous articles and editor-in-chief of the meetings industry magazine Kongres Magazine.