Meeting Escrow proudly supports the Incredible Impacts Grants. The inaugural winners have been announced at the 2017 ICCA Congress in Prague. The Incredible Impacts Programme, collaboratively supported by ICCA and BestCities Global Alliance, has selected three winning associations as leading examples of excellence within the meeting industry. The winners were announced at the ICCA Congress in Prague, Czech Republic. The three associations from across the globe will each receive US $7,500 towards future projects, in recognition of their hosted events go...
Posted: 11/16/2017 10:18:53 AM by Meeting Escrow Blog | with 0 comments

As featured in Meetings + Incentive Travel Magazine - The Canadian voice of the business events community: In late October, representatives from Meetings Mean Business Canada (MMB Canada) visited Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary to connect with business events industry executives and continue building support for the pan-association coalition. The coalition, which advocates on behalf of the business events industry, was represented by Grant Snider, CEO of Meeting Escrow and  current chair of MMB Canada; Reggie Lang, business development manager, Groups, Co...
Posted: 11/15/2017 11:32:42 AM by Meeting Escrow Blog | with 0 comments

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Posted: 11/15/2017 9:52:39 AM by Meeting Escrow Blog | with 0 comments

In the wake of recent violent attacks, the responsibility of event planners to keep people safer became even more urgent. “Most planners don’t like to think about the unthinkable,” says Fran Rickenbach, executive vice president of the Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADMEI), who spearheaded the Emergency Preparedness Certificate Program that launched its first two-day training course in April. But the numbers show that more people are now taking the time to consider worst-case scenarios and plan for them. More than 90 peo...
Posted: 11/13/2017 10:58:45 AM by Meeting Escrow Blog | with 0 comments

The 2017 Hurricane season has affected the Meetings Industry in the United States and the Carribean. While we assess the damage caused by these storms, it is already evident that some hotels & resorts will not recover in time to host some of their confirmed business and it will be displaced to other venues or destinations. What can we do to help now and how can we plan for this in the future? Read the article below with helpful tips from SmartMeetings. Lessons for the Future: The force majeure clause (French for “superior force”) in most event contract...
Posted: 11/13/2017 10:52:36 AM by Meeting Escrow Blog | with 0 comments

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