What we do

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Business Development Institute (BDI) is an award-winning ABM event marketing agency specializing in producing custom, thought leadership driven, client acquisition roadshows called Accelerate Events. Using an ABM approach, we are able to successfully brand our clients as thought leaders in their industry while simultaneously generating qualified leads through our Accelerate Events. As a turnkey partner, BDI handles all of the heavy lifting from conception of the program content, to recruiting our client’s qualified buyers, to executing the event day of.


Why Us?

BDI has been educating and connecting thousands of business leaders through hundreds of B2B events on a nationwide basis since 2001. We serve as a trusted turn-key ABM event partner from strategy to execution while becoming an extension of our clients’ marketing and sales teams.

We do three things well:

  1. Recruit attendees & speakers who are qualified buyers

  2. Create content strategy that attracts our client’s prospects’ attention

  3. Execute flawless events

For more information about how we work, check out more about our Accelerate events.

Leadership Team


Steve Etzler

FOUNDER/CEO


Jennifer Robinson

CREATIVE DIRECTOR


Stephanie Pereira Lima

VP, ACCOUNTS


Boryana Yordanova

DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTS


Hope Demel

ACCOUNT COORDINATOR


Melanie Chalupa

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE


Alyssa Downing

EVENT MARKETING COORDINATOR


Robyn Etzler

EVENT MANAGER


Michelle Buckley

EVENT COORDINATOR

Contact Us

    Business Development Institute
    (212) 765-8358
    (888) 467-2308
    info@bdionline.com
    40 Exchange Place, Suite 1402, New York, New York 10005