Authors Posts by Barbara Scofidio

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.
MeetGB, meetings

MeetGB Wows Meeting Planners

Meeting planners got a delicious taste of Great Britain's finest during MeetGB April 10 to 12 at De Vere Beaumont Estate in Windsor.
golf tournament planning tips, meetings

6 Golf Tournament Planning Tips

Golf tournament planning can be an overwhelming task—but it doesn’t have to be.
interactive F&B, meetings

Need Interactive F&B Ideas? Look No Further!

Attendees are looking to interact with the produce growers, the pig farmers, the mixologists. Interactive F&B is one of the hottest trends around.
online discussion groups, meetings

4 Great Meeting Planner Online Discussion Groups

Whether you need a travel director in France or a rooftop venue in New York City, the meeting planners in these online discussion groups are there to assist you.

4 Ways to Find a Skilled Travel Director

Many meeting planners find their on-site  travel director, or TD, to be an invaluable extension of their team. But how do you find someone highly skilled—and often at short notice—to fill this important role?
meeting industry blogs, meetings

7 Great Meeting Industry Blogs

Bloggers come and go, but these 7 meeting industry blogs have stood the test of time.
Cnangi, meetings

The World’s Top Airport of 2019: Changi

Voted for by international air travelers and one of the most important honors in the airport industry, the Skytrax World Airport Awards named Changi Airport Singapore as the world's top airport for the seventh consecutive year.
airport shopping, meetings

The 5 Top International Airports for Shopping

There's nothing more satisfying during a long layover abroad than...shopping! Here are the 5 top international airports for shopping.
Harrah's Waterfront Conference Center, meetings

“Down the Shore” at Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center

The water views from the Harrah's Waterfront Conference Center's pre-function space on the second floor of the center stretching for what feels like miles overlooking the Absecon Inlet.
Jim Marota, meetings

New Strategies for Senior Meeting Planners at Prevue’s Atlantic City Summit

Prevue's Senior Meeting Planner Summit brought together 30 planners from organizations ranging from Accenture to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.
5 best airports for shopping, meetings

5 Best Airports for Shopping

Airports and shopping just naturally...go together. Here are the the 5 best airports for shopping.
elegant events, meetings

Where to Look Online for Photos of Elegant Events

Prevue has done some legwork to find some of the best online sources for images and inspiration around planning elegant events.
Events Industry Council, CMP

More Than Just the CMP: The Events Industry Council

The Events Industry Council is a wealth of resources for meeting planners, from certification programs to an events industry glossary of terms.
planning a golf tournament, meetings

Planning a Golf Tournament? Start With These 5 Steps

So the company tournament has landed in your lap. Here's some smart advice to get you started in planning a golf tournament.

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