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Barbara Scofidio

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Barbara Scofidio is editor of Prevue and heads up the Visionary Summits, our exclusive conference series targeting senior-level meeting and incentive planners. In 25 years of covering the industry, her articles have spanned topics ranging from social media to strategic meetings management. She is currently the media liaison for FICP's Education Committee and was the first member of the media ever to be invited to sit on a committee by GBTA, where she spent three years on the Groups and Meetings Committee. She has also been an active member of Site, chairing its Crystal Awards committee and acting as a judge. A familiar face at industry events, Barbara often leads panel discussions or speaks on topics close to her heart, such as green meetings or how the industry can help combat human trafficking. She is also on the board of ECPAT USA, the human trafficking organization. Barbara is based outside Boston, in Groton, Mass.

8 Top Stories of 2019

What a year it has been for the meetings industry! Here are 8 top stories of 2019 that impacted meetings and incentives.

Global Meeting & Incentive Summit: On Site

A performer in traditional Maori dress welcomed our group by blowing on a conch shell—an authentic way to kick off the opening reception of Prevue’s Global Meeting & Incentive Summit, sponsored by Tourism New Zealand.
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10 Popular Articles of 2019

Interestingly, cannibis articles appeared twice the list of the 10 Most Popular Articles of 2019, right up there with the Cuban travel ban, comfortable shoes for meetings and...golf!
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Holiday Gifts: Editors’ Picks

The editors at Prevue are in an enviable position to evaluate holiday gifts, between choosing amenities for our own Visionary Summits and sampling the many creative gifts at industry events.

Nov/Dec Prevue Online Issue!

In the Nov/Dec Prevue online issue, read about hotels, cruises, destinations, venues and more, with the goal of inspiring new ways of thinking about your events.
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The Above and Beyond Foundation: Making a Difference

So many of the hospitality workers we work with on every program and in every city are personally committed to excellence—regardless of their job titles or salaries. The Above and Beyond Foundation rewards them with a $10,000 award.
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What the Rest of the World Thinks About Meeting Planning

Let's face it: Meeting planners are the only people who really know what meeting planning is. So we decided it would be fun to take a look at some of the articles that are out there describing our jobs.
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Channel Partner Incentives: New Tools

The Incentive Research  Foundation has compiled a go-to list of resources for planning channel partner incentives.

5 Takeaways From the Incentive Travel Industry Index

At IMEX America in Las Vegas, Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) launched the latest research into the state of the incentive travel industry.
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Grow Your Meeting by 20 Percent Annually

Meeting planner Mimi Abdulkadir of GED Testing Service shares her strategies on how to grow your meeting attendance by 20 percent each year.

Hollywood Summit Focuses on Experiential Meeting Design

Prevue's Experiential Meeting Design Summit is a wrap—a combination of immersive learning experience and creative networking, Hollywood-style.
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5 Tips for the Company Holiday Party

Think it's too early to start planning the company holiday party? Think again!
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Relieving Stress: 4 Strategies for Meeting Planners

If you love this profession and intend to stick around, then setting yourself up for success is necessary. Here are 4 strategies for relieving stress.
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Stress Relief for Meeting Planners

Here are 3 strategies for stress relief for meeting planners—from a  fellow meeting planner.

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