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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.
California

California Opens to Meetings of 5,000

California has announced that it will open to big meetings of 5,000 starting in June, raising hopes that other states will soon follow.
GMID

Dominguez at GMID: Floodgates About to Open

All signs are good from here on, Dominguez told the GMID audience, from the ramping up of the vaccine in the U.S. to more than 3 million doses per day
vaccine

Have Vaccine, Ready to Travel

This summer, we will see a historic shift in travel, with leisure travelers who now have had their vaccine driving demand and hotel occupancy continuing its upward trend.
Prevue

Join Prevue Live in Dallas May 10-11!

Prevue is returning to live events once again with the Best Practices Summit May 10-11 at the Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center.
digital vaccine passport

NYC, Vegas First to Roll Out Digital Vaccine Passport

New York and Las Vegas are leading the country in the creation of a digital vaccine passport.
cruises

Cruises Return, from Caribbean Ports

With the CDC No-Sail Order remaining in place until November 1, there's still an option for incentive winners: Caribbean cruises, sailing out of Caribbean ports for now.
IMEX

IMEX Is a Go, Say Bloom and Bauer

IMEX America has always been a trend-setter, and one trend the industry has been awaiting is to see the show go live again.
safety protocols

Pre-Meeting Safety Protocols

Consider these safety protocols you can take before the meeting even starts, which were introduced during our recent webinar, How to Develop a COVID-19...
stimulus bill

What the Stimulus Bill Means for Meetings

  The just-passed $1.9 trillion stimulus bill goes far to help the travel industry move forward, but there's still a lack of acknowledgement and...
CDC guidelines

How the New CDC Guidelines Affect Meetings

The new CDC guidelines for people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are a positive step toward restarting meetings.
international women's day

Inspiration for International Women’s Day

In honor of International Women's Day on March 8, we have compiled some of our most inspiring articles for you.
women in travel

WINiT Names Top 50 Women in Travel

“These women have been selected in part for their dedication to reaching a hand out to help other women rise in the industry as well.”
EventWell

24-Hour Fundraiser for EventWell & Event Planner Mental Health

On March 3, there will be a 24-hour global live-streamed vodcast to build awareness of mental health challenges faced by event pros and to raise funds for EventWell.
new hotels

50 New Hotels for 2021

Despite COVID, many new hotels and renovations have made their debut in the last quarter of 2020 and early 2021. Check them out.

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