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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 her 30 years in the industry, she has become known for her passion around greening meetings, growing awareness of human trafficking and promoting CSR activities as part of business events. She is currently a member of SITE's Women IN Leadership committee and the media liaison for FICP's Education Committee. She 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 for 30 years, chairing its Crystal Awards committee and acting as a judge. Before joining Prevue in 2014, she served as Editor of Corporate Meetings & Incentives (MeetingsNet) for more than 20 years. She has a BA in Literature/Rhetoric from Binghamton University. Barbara is based outside Boston, in Groton, Mass.
Marriott

Marriott to Bring Three All-Inclusives to Mexican Caribbean

All-Inclusive by Marriott Bonvoy has announce three new incentive-oriented luxury resorts in Mexico's Isla Mujeres and Costa Mujeres, opening in 2024.
Bon Guerriero

Incentive Industry Loses a Pioneer: Bob Guerriero

The Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE)—and the entire incentive industry—lost one of its pioneers last week with the passing of Robert "Bob" Guerriero.
holiday gift

10 Holiday Gifts That Give Back

This year, whether you're shopping for employees, sales performers or customers, consider giving a gift that gives back to charity.
Hurtigruten

Introducing New 7-Day Hurtigruten Expeditions

Hurtigruten's 7-day itineraries make two bucket-list experiences that until now have only been available on longer cruises—the Galapagos Islands and the Northern Lights in Norway—more accessible for incentive groups.
FICP Annual Conference

FICP’s Annual Conference Wraps in Boston

FICP's Annual Conference this week at the Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport had some of the most creative touches I've seen in quite a while—and a strong focus on mental and physical wellbeing.
meeting planner

7 Online Meeting Planner Communities

Sometimes it's easy to feel isolated as a meeting planner...Why not explore the various online meeting planner communities?
Philadelphia

Philadelphia Continues to Lead the Way in DEI

In her new role, Sheila Alexander-Reid plans to increase the brand value of Philadelphia as a welcoming DEI convention destination.
visa delay

Campaign to Share Stories of Lengthy Visa Wait Times

During the week of November 28, U.S. Travel will launch a new effort to highlight the voices of U.S. business interests who are feeling the pain of lengthy visa wait times.
Marriott

Marriott Focuses on Elevating Experiences

We caught up with Tammy Routh, senior vice president, global sales at Marriott International, at IMEX America to discuss how her company is elevating the guest experience for meeting and incentive attendees.
Atlantis

The Latest From Atlantis

Prevue recently sat down with Steve Silverman, SVP sales, Atlantis Paradise Island, to learn what's new for groups at the popular Caribbean resort.
IMEX 2022

It’s a Wrap: Highlights from IMEX America

This year's highly successful IMEX America reflected the pent-up demand of an industry that has spent the past two years in recovery mode.
Prevue

Prevue Advisors Meet at IMEX: Higher Rates, Lower Service Levels

The annual meeting of Prevue Advisors, held Monday at Delano Las Vegas, revealed a past year fraught with frustration but also some solutions for dealing with the new normal.
Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian: One Week Later

Last week's Hurricane Ian has brought historic and catastrophic damage to Florida's West Coast, and left its mark all the way across the state and up into the Carolinas.
Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian: 5 Ways to Help

How can you help families affected by Hurricane Ian? Here are a few of the top charities, vetted by Prevue's editors.

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