Mash Events Ltd, part of the Mash Media Group stable that organises International Confex, has gone into voluntary liquidation with debts of more than £500,000, according to the liquidator’s statement of affairs filed at Companies House.    Article from Meetpie. Meeting Escrow's deposit escrow service,  shields advance deposits in the case of vendor bankruptcy. The importance of this service to provide security is highlighted in this story and in the case of US Motivation's closure last year. Which is tailored to the specific needs of ...
Posted: 2/23/2018 8:12:44 AM by Meeting Escrow Blog | with 0 comments

An interesting industry insight of GDPR from the viewpoint of Kevin Iwamoto (via Meetings & Conventions Magazine) as we close in on the deadline date of May 25th 2018. "My evangelization of the EU’s General Data Protection Requirement (GDPR) [eugdpr.org] started in late 2016 after hearing about it first from Debbie Chong, CEO, and Patti Tackeff, president, of Lenos. I quickly realized that it will require a ton of work to get ready for compliance with this new data-privacy regulation for all multinational companies, especially in the meetings/events industry...
Posted: 2/23/2018 7:31:23 AM by Meeting Escrow Blog | with 0 comments

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Posted: 2/15/2018 5:18:29 AM by Meeting Escrow Blog | with 0 comments

If you organise events in Europe or events globally with European participants, then you need to know about the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) that come into effect in May 2018. “The fines for non-compliance are massive and don’t forget that your competitors can report you because non-compliance equates to unfair competition.” That was the warning from David Chalmers, senior marketing director of Cvent Europe and the man who has taken ownership of the challenge offered to his company by the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), ...
Posted: 2/13/2018 10:31:26 AM by Meeting Escrow Blog | with 0 comments

As the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association's Caribbean Travel Marketplace kicks off this week in San Juan, Puerto Rico, some attendees might be surprised to learn -- looking around the Puerto Rico Convention Center's (PRCC) pristine halls and expansive meeting spaces -- that it had been the main headquarters for the area's Hurricane Maria response efforts just a few weeks earlier.  Following the devastation of Hurricane Maria last fall, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as well as local Puerto Rican government officials...
Posted: 2/9/2018 5:58:26 AM by Meeting Escrow Blog | with 0 comments

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