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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.
5G, meetings

5G: What Does It Mean for Meeting Planners?

With 5G, conference apps might be used to re-order refreshments or instantly sharing meeting experiences on social media. Apps will instantly recognize attendee locations, making it easy to customize the experience by adding personal recommendations.
human trafficking, meetings

New Ways for Meeting Planners to Help Combat Human Trafficking

With multimillionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein making headlines for accused sex trafficking and July 30 designated as World Day against Trafficking in Persons, human trafficking is in the spotlight.
Michael Dominguez, meetings

A Chat with Mike Dominguez

Upon learning that Mike Dominguez is leaving his role at MGM to take the helm as CEO and president of Associated Luxury Hotels International—just the fourth CEO in ALHI's 33-year legacy—my first impression was probably a lot like that of many others: Will he still be involved in the meetings industry? Will we see Mike any more?
London, meetings

Exquisite Sights and Spots Beyond London

For groups that have seen and done London, a host of charming experiences and properties lie within an hour's drive of downtown.
Buy the Sea, meetings

Buy the Sea Honored by the Direct Selling Association

Buy the Sea became the first-ever travel company to win the Partnership Award from the Direct Selling Association for its exceptional performance in incentive travel sourcing and operations.
Nobu Hotel, Miami Beach, meetings

Nobu Hotel Miami Beach Delivers for Meetings

The essence of the Nobu brand—a combination of modern luxury and minimal Japanese—is reflected in the 206 guest rooms, designed by David Rockwell.
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.

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