Evolving from the optional meetings that followed the annual multi-client studies on The Role of Executive Briefings, the Association of Briefing Program Managers (ABPM) was formed in March, 1994. ABPM is comprised of nerly 600 members from more than 100 Fortune 500 companies around the globe. About 10% of that membership consists of supplier members who are vendors serving the profession who must be nominated by briefing professional members who are extremely pleased with their services.