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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.
Hilton Busan, meetings

3 Bucket List Experiences in South Korea

Prevue has just returned from a whirlwind exploration of South Korea to share a few bucket list experiences for incentive qualifiers.
Bangkok Manifesto, meetings

SITE Releases The Bangkok Manifesto

A crowd-sourced initiative of SITE and non-SITE members, The Bangkok Manifesto is  a roadmap for incentive travel in 2019 and beyond.
VisitBritain, meetings

Global Meeting Leaders’ Summit Wraps Up in DC

MGM National Harbor was the site of the first Global Meeting Leaders' Summit June 3 and 4—two days packed with information sharing and networking.

Kill Resort Fees: Web Site Reveals the Truth

Resort fees are back in the news again with Las Vegas hotels including Aria, Bellagio, Vdara, Wynn-Encore, Palazzo, Venetian and the Waldorf-Astoria just raising them to $45/night.
business travel, meetings

5 Tips for Making Business Travel Easier

We all know that business travel can be grueling—but it doesn't have to be torture. So Prevue turned to a few road warriors for their tips for making it more fun.
incentive program, meetings

Many Planners Use Trial & Error to Design Their Incentive Programs

Incentive program owners are largely unaware of the incentive industry and the services and expertise available to them.
Lufthansa, meetings

Lufthansa Reaches 22 Destinations and Growing

Lufthansa now serves 22 destinations in the U.S. with the inauguration of flights departing from Austin. New flight service is coming from Las Vegas this year as well.
Park Hyatt Toyko, meetings

4 Fabulous Luxury Hotel Suites for Group Events

An inside peek at 4 luxury hotel suites that will make a lasting impression on your VIP group.
cnversations and input, meetings

Introducing a New Form of Q&A: Conversations and Input

Why, in a meeting of 100 participants, is only one person at a time able to ask a question during the Q&A session? A new form of Q&A, called Conversations and Input (C&I), changes all that.
corporate gifts, meetings

5 Food & Wine-Themed Corporate Gifts for Incentive Winners

Looking for elegant corporate gifts for incentive program winners? Here are 5 fabulous choices with a food & wine theme.
innovation meetings, meeting

What’s All the Buzz About Innovation Meetings?

The best destinations and venues for Innovation Meetings are places where inventions were created, a historical event occurred, or that are inspirational in other ways.
gifts that give back, meetings

5 Gifts That Give Back

If you are looking for employee or customer gifts that have meaning, try giving gifts that give back.
Visionary Summit, meetings

Miami Beach Prevue Visionary Summit Focuses on Strategic Skills

30 senior planners from companies ranging from Land O'Lakes to DowDuPoint converged at Nobu Hotel Miami Beach at the Prevue Visionary Summit.
transformational experiences, meetings

Today’s Meeting Design Is All About Transformational Experiences

The goal of meetings should not be to entertain, but to make a lasting impression via moments of epiphany throughout the journey.

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