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Barbara Scofidio

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. Barbara is based outside Boston, in Groton, Mass.
corporate entertainment

How Does the New Tax Law Affect Entertainment and Incentives?

There's no doubt that the new tax law will have an impact on companies' use of business meals and entertainment for clients.
farm to fork, meetings

Wellness at Meetings: 4 Top Trends

Everyone's talking about wellness at meetings. Here are some top trends and don't miss our upcoming webinar.
Andrew David, meetings

5 Keynote Speakers Everyone’s Talking About

The Huffington Post calls Andrew Davis "one of the most entertaining speakers you will ever hear. Andrew will make you believe that you can ignite conversations around your brand and build moments of inspiration for your customers."
GDPR, meetings

5 Things You Need to Know About GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a new data protection law in the EU, does into effect May 25. What does it mean for you?
Cvent, meetings

7 Awesome Free Downloads to Help You Do Your Job Better

We trolled the internet and social media to find these 7 free downloads—so you don't have to.
commission cuts, meetings

What Planners Are Saying About the Marriott & Hilton Commission Cuts

"Just like all companies, hotels are looking for ways to be the most profitable. The 3 percent now goes straight to their bottom line."
LinkedIn, meetings

4 LinkedIn Groups for Meeting & Event Planners

Posts can be sent to the email associated with your LinkedIn either with each new conversation or in digest form, or you can choose to check in on your own when you want to.
Azamara, meetings

4 New Cruise Ships That Will Shine in 2018

2018's new cruise ships are bigger and better, with more varied amenities and excursions. Here are 4 that should be on meeting planners' radars.
Langham Huntington, meetings

The One Event You Can’t Miss If You Plan Internationally

Prevue's Global Meeting & Incentive Planning Summit will focus on everything you need to know when you plan international meetings: visas, negotiating contracts, security and more.
Midtown Manhattan, meetings

The “New” Midtown Manhattan

The group experience in Midtown Manhattan has been reimagined, with good, clean fun as the focal point.
long-haul flight, meetings

Follow These 5 Strategies on Your Next Long-Haul Flight

It really pays to have that credit card, frequent flyer card and maybe pay a bit more for an earlier flight to avoid airport hassles
meeting planning mistakes, meeting

5 More-Common-Than-You-Think Meeting Planning Mistakes

It’s better to go overboard and have too much signage than risk attendees being lost and continually asking for directions.
duty of care, meetings

Duty of Care: 6 Questions to Ask

Here are 6 duty of care questions raised in a new iJET white paper. Knowing the answers will help keep your attendees safe.
NDS, meetings

3 Big Data Trends Affecting Meetings

Blockchain, for one, will shorten the "long tail of travel and meeting procurement,’" allowing for faster and possibly less expensive travel and meeting planning.
negotiatiion, meetings

5 Out-of-the-Box Ideas for Negotiating Your Next Hotel Contract

Sharing your budget out of the gate may enable a venue to help you get more for your money.
IMEX, meetings

5 Meetings Industry Events You Should Know About in 2018

Highlights from 5 key meetings industry events in 2018: IMEX America, MPI's WEC, the ASAE Annual Meeting, the WINiT Summit and the Duty of Care Summit.
career advice, meetings

Need Career Advice? We Asked Prevue’s Advisory Board For Some

The following career advice from our 2018 Editorial Advisory Board members will get you thinking.
Prevue, meetings

Introducing Prevue’s 2018 Editorial Advisory Board

Prevue's editors will rely on the 15 members of its 2018 Editorial Advisory Board to advise them as they develop content for the brand's print magazine, web site, webinars, newsletters and Visionary Summit Series.
meeting, outsourcing

4 Meeting Planning Outsourcing Partners

Some outsourcing partners are brought on to assist internal meeting planners on a single project. Others can be a permanent extension of the staff.
MGM Grand, meeting

Meet Well Summit Attendees Share Wellness Strategies

Meet Well Attendees wore exercise clothes for the meeting day, and donned slippers given out by the hotel. During lunch, the MGM Grand's chefs shared the philosophies and practices behind the special Stay Well menu. A whiteboard listed ideas for integrating wellness into meetings and everyone left signing a pledge to plan healthier meetings.

The Florida Keys is Back in Business

The majority of the Florida Keys hotels will be back in business this year. And when it comes to the Keys' multifaceted nature, here are a few group experiences that speak to the old adage, the proof is in the pudding.
Duty of Care Summit, meeting

A Preview of Prevue’s Duty of Care Summit

Prevue's Duty of Care Summit, to be held April 30 to May 1, will be the first-ever conference for senior meeting managers focused on attendee safety and security.
Millennial attendees

Here’s How Your Millennial Attendees Like to Travel

58 percent of Millennials post more often on social media when traveling than at home with the goal of sharing their adventures with friends and family.
Hyatt, meetings

4 Benefits of Doing a Hotel Buyout

For a fully customized and personalized event experience, consider buying out the hotel.
meetings, Benchmark

5 Meeting Trends for 2018

From live streaming of sessions to locavore teambuilding, here are 5 meeting trends for 2018 identified by Benchmark's properties.

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