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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.

Milton Segarra On Next-Level Incentive Experiences 

Prevue sat down with Milton Segarra, CDME, the new CEO of Discover The Palm Beaches, in Delray Beach last month.  Since joining the organization in the...
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Delray Beach Summit Focuses on Next-Level Events

Our Next-Level Events Summit gave attendees a glimpse of the possibilities that are open to all of us to take our events to a higher level.
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Check Out Our 2024 Prevue Summit Schedule

The 2024 Prevue Summit Series schedule has been announced, with events in New York City; Orlando; Punta Gorda, Fla.; and Las Vegas.
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Meet Well 2023: Healthy Meetings + Meeting Planner Wellness

Meet Well, held last week at Opal Sands Resort, was an equal balance of ideas for healthy meetings and strategies for self-care.
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2023 Meet Well: A Preview

Here's what you can expect at the 2023 Meet Well at Opal Sands Resort in Clearwater Beach, FL August 23-25.
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Excruciating Heat Causing Delays in Flight Operations

Historically high temperatures take a toll on flight operations—and this summer is the perfect example.
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Be On the Lookout for Human Trafficking

Every hotel—including the 4- and 5-star properties used by meeting planners—is a potential site for human trafficking.
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On Location: Cape Cod and Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club

There's a lot of fresh energy on Cape Cod around creating authentic, locally inspired and fun, new experiences.
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Industry Educator Dianne Devitt Launches New Certification

Companies can lose hundreds of thousands of dollars on poorly planned and executed meetings. That's what inspired Devitt to create this program.
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Hotels Play a Key Role in Human Trafficking

PACT (formerly ECPAT USA) is shining a light on the role of the hotel, travel and tourism industries in human trafficking.

6 Countries You Wouldn’t Expect to Have Travel Advisories

Check out these unexpected countries that have been identified in 2023 travel advisories from the U.S. State Department.
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Enough With Those Pesky Hidden Fees!

Meeting planners are being asked to pay for things that they never would have dreamed of being asked to pay for in the past.
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Wellness at Meetings is Here to Stay

5 ways the Incentive Research Foundation’s Education Invitational in Las Vegas incorporate wellness—and you can too.
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Major Cities Adding Congestion Fees

Around the world, major cities are proposing congestion fees in an attempt to deter traffic in busy downtown zones.

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