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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.
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3 Feel-Good Ideas

Looking for something you can do to break up the monotony for employees and customers and take their minds off their worries?
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What To Do If An Attendee Gets COVID

It's important to have a contingency plan outlining what to do if an attendee shows symptoms of COVID-19 during your meeting.
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FICP Education Week Wrap-up

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tablescapes

Inspiring Tablescapes

When the event industry came to a halt, the team from plan A, a Los Angeles–based corporate event agency, got together to do what they do best—create and design. In this case, it was tablescapes.
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The Latest Openings

We've compiled the latest destination news and re-openings in the United States, Caribbean and Central America. Keep checking back for updates.
Staycation

Staycation Gifting

For some this summer, vacation has turned into staycation. And now, wet paint group has created a gifting concept around this new reality.
CDC guidelines

Revised CDC Guidelines

The newly revised CDC Guidelines for events and gatherings are meant to supplement—not replace—state, local, territorial, or tribal health and safety laws, rules and regulations.
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Proposed Travel Tax Credit

The idea of a travel tax credit holds great promise for the travel and events industry, but right now it is just that—an idea.
IMEX America

IMEX America Canceled

The news that IMEX America, due to take place at the Sands Expo from September 15 to 17, has been canceled is reverberating throughout the industry.
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Guide to Restarting Events

Prevue has created the Guide to Restarting Events, with all the latest news and expert advice for post COVID-19 meetings. Click here for the Guide...
WHo Meeting Guidelines

WHO Meeting Guidelines Updated

The new WHO meeting guidelines for mass gatherings, an update to the document published in March 2020, include lengthy advice for meeting operations.
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New WTTC Guidelines

Prevue breaks down the new WTTC guidelines as they relate to meeting planners.
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MMB Guidelines for Reopening

Meetings Mean Business—a leading voice in the industry—has announced 6 broad guidelines for reopening hotels and meeting space.
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Zoom With Prevue’s Influencers

"We're too hung up on when are we allowed to meet again when the conversation should be about when attendees will feel comfortable."

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