Bonnie Boyd, CEO, CMP — Lifetime Achiever

New Orleans, LA — Bonnie Boyd, CEO, CMP, is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Lifetime Achiever for her work in the Destination Management and Hospitality industry and in acknowledgment of her work at BBC Destination Management.

Ms. Bonnie Boyd founded BBC Destination Management on April Fools’ Day in 1992, in order to share her love for New Orlean’s “embarrassment of riches” with the ever-increasing global tourism industry. Ms. Boyd and her staff love helping clients plan events of all types and sizes. She loves the history, culture, cuisine, and music of New Orleans, and strives to share that with every client.

BBC Destination Management focuses on the details – “from gumbo to pralines” – including the design, decor, and more. They handle aspects like ground transportation, parades, permits, decor, creative elements, entertainment, custom tours, staffing, team building, dine arounds, and more. With her intimate knowledge of the area as a 6th generation New Orleanian, Ms. Boyd ensures that her clients can relax and enjoy their carefully curated events. She says, “Along with a strong commitment to client vision, our team knows New Orleans. We know every bougainvillea plant and banquet hall in the city, allowing us to match your vision with New Orleans’ finest people, places, and experiences.” BBC Destination Management is located at 832 Baronne St. in New Orleans, LA.

Ms. Boyd attended the American University in Washington, D.C., where she earned a Master’s degree in Anthropology in 1977. She is a professional member of the SITE, FICP, and MPI. She has now been working in the industry for over 40 years.

She is CMP and DCMP certified. In the future, Ms. Boyd hopes to rebuild the hospitality industry in New Orleans, increase her marketing, and network with other professionals in her field. She attributes her success to her positive attitude, love of learning, and reputation as an independent entrepreneur.

In her spare time, Ms. Boyd enjoys taking care of an 1880s Greek revival house in New Orleans, and collecting historic New Orleans memorabilia. She also donates to and volunteers with a number of charitable organizations.

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