Check Out Our Newest Visionary Summit: Navigating Global Meetings & Incentives

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Navigating Global Meetings & Incentives will be held May 11-12 in Houston.

Prevue’s newest Visionary Summit, to be held May 11-12 at The Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria, will focus on planning events outside the U.S., with an emphasis on long-haul destinations.

An esteemed lineup of speakers for the Visionary Summit include Tyra W. Hilliard, PhD, JD, CMP, whose session, Navigating The Top Potential Legal Pitfalls, will focus on protecting your organization contractually when political and social unrest, attendee emergencies and other unforeseen circumstances arise. Beware of a False Sense of Security will feature Kevin Iwamoto, senior consultant, GoldSpring Consulting & Theresa Thomas, senior vice president of the Powered by iJET Business Unit, iJET International, discussing safety and security precautions that are unique to meeting attendees traveling internationally. Adam Gordon, director of business development and engagement, American Express, will share a snapshot of meeting activity and trends in key long-haul regions around the world from AMEX’s 2017 Global Meetings & Events Forecast.
     Navigating Global Meetings & Incentives will be held at the Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria. Registration, hotel and F&B are complimentary; space is limited. Qualified meeting planners will receive 5.5 CEUs from the CIC. For further information and to apply to attend, visit our web site.
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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.

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