EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

BCI Media Group’s Matthias Krups (Chief Executive Officer) named regional finalist in the 2016 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards.

BCI is pleased to announce that Matthias Krups has been awarded Australian Regional Finalist for the Eastern Region at the 2016 Entrepreneur Of The Year awards. The awards program recognises entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence in entrepreneurial spirit, financial performance, innovation, national/ global impact, personal integrity/ influence as well as strategic direction.

Having founded BCI in 1998, Matthias has developed the business to become the pioneering project leads powerhouse in the ASEAN market, transforming the way the region’s construction industry takes its products and services to market. On the back of its market success in Asia, BCI conquered the Australian project leads market, launching a start-up business in 2002 and breaking a 30+ year monopoly in the market.

Click here for a full list of this year’s regional finalists.


About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognises the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognising them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

BCI Asia Announces Launch of Construction+

First Issue Debuts May 2016

BCI Asia is excited to announce the launch of our newest publication, Construction+, a bi-monthly magazine for savvy construction and design professionals committed to staying abreast of current industry trends in projects, products and technologies.

Created for the discerning industry professional, the magazine focuses on the latest issues and developments impacting the Malaysian construction and design market, with in-depth interviews with key stakeholders and insightful editorial pieces on some of the most prominent projects in the country.

Construction+ will take the place of The Bridge electronic newsletter, combining the strength of its dedicated audience with the expanded editorial focus of Construction+.

Starting with a print circulation of 10,000 and digital circulation of over 25,000, the magazine will be distributed to active professionals including developers, architects, engineers, contractors and suppliers in Malaysia.

At the helm of Construction+ is Candice Lim, Managing Editor of the respected FuturArc Journal, one of the leading publications on Green architecture and design in Asia Pacific.

Candice Lim said of the launch, “We’re delighted to introduce Construction+ to the Malaysian construction and design market, which has seen rapid growth over the last decade. With the speed of change in this market, we want to provide our audience with a publication that has a strong journalistic focus on the latest developments happening here in Malaysia, something professionals can turn to and depend on to easily keep up-to-date.”

The new Construction+ magazine launch will take place at BCI Malaysia’s BCI Asia Awards held on 27 May 2016 at the JW Marriot Hotel, Kuala Lumpur and attended by the crème de la crème of Malaysia’s architecture, construction and design professionals.

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Global GreenTag and BCI Media Group Announces Partnership

Australia’s most advanced third party green product certification program, Global GreenTag  – has joined forces with the region’s leading construction information provider, BCI Media Group, in a strategic collaboration to better serve the building and design industry.

GreenTag will be providing greater awareness amongst the expansive community of BCI members of building materials intelligence and specifically certified green products, offering exclusive discounts on GreenTag certification fees.

BCI Media Australia will be offering GreenTag’s certified product suppliers the opportunity to upgrade their business-to-business knowledge with exclusive discounts for its products and services.

Global GreenTagCertTM is an ISO compliant Type 1 ecolabel that supports building professionals make informed green product decisions and manufacturers with certified products to access the Green Star® certified projects marketplace. Some of world’s most iconic brands are GreenTag certified, including Interface, CSR, Polyflor, Laminex, Knauf, Armstrong, Tarkett, Herman Miller and more.

Global GreenTag CEO and Program Director David Baggs says: “We value this partnership, it is an opportunity to help BCI and AIS members better understand the importance and long term benefits of building product certification – as distinct from business as usual products.  Conversely, our product manufacturers have much to gain from accessing BCI’s project database especially those committed to working with the Green Star® rating tools. We look forward to helping BCI’s clients to understand how to maximise the business benefits of Green Star® while better serving the needs of the built environment and improving environmental outcomes.”

BCI Media Group serves the region’s construction market under its BCI Australia, BCI New Zealand and BCI Asia brands. By assisting suppliers secure timely specifications with architects BCI plays a critical role as a conduit for collaboration in the design and development process, helping achieve optimal design and construction outcomes.

BCI Media Australia CEO Dr Matthias Krups says: “Since the launch of our progressive architectural journal FuturArc over a decade ago BCI has been a vocal advocate for sustainable design and green building. We are excited to welcome our new strategic alliance with GreenTag as a new avenue to furthering the green building message in the industry.”


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The new BCI Media Group website has launched!

BCI Media Group is delighted to announce the launch of our new website, designed with a fresh look and containing the latest information about our product and service offerings.

The site aims to give both existing and prospective members an overview of our extensive product and service offerings which can help businesses within the construction industry to streamline their sales process and build long-term relationships with architects and design specifiers.

We invite you to take a look around the site to discover what we can do for you. Whether it’s access to thousands of construction projects or events to put you in front of key decision makers, the BCI team across Asia Pacific can help.

Please continue to check our site at regular intervals as we will be using it to bring you updates on the many exciting developments we have planned for the business as well as the latest industry news. We hope that you find this resource useful.