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December 2019


Dear Guest,

Welcome to Meeting Escrow's monthly newsletter. We work with Meeting Professionals to simplify and secure supplier payments, stabilize foreign currency budgets, provide advance deposit protection and VAT recovery for Business Events globally.


1,000 attendees at ICCA's 58th Congress in Houston, Texas

Our President, Grant Snider, recently attended the 2019 ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association) Congress in Houston, with a record attendance this year including participation from 75 countries, consisting of a four-day programme of education and networking.


Association Planners – “Making Cents” Feel Like Dollars

It’s an ongoing challenge for event planners - how to make a penny stretch even farther.  In addition to this extensive list of ideas, Meeting Escrow has financial solutions to save you time and money.


Buddies Matter launched to support event industry freelancers

As a freelancer, there have so many program logistical elements to worry about, just to get the program out the door.  Do you really want to spend your time managing vendor payment schedules and making sure everyone gets paid on time?  Worry, no more … Meeting Escrow to the rescue to take this off your plate.


100 Event Trends for 2020

If you are involved with a sports federation or other organization where sponsorship funds are a revenue source for your event but you need to keep it separate from your general operating budget, considering putting these funds in a separate escrow trust account.


Industry News

On the lighter side...


SITE 2020 Global Conference, Vancouver, January 24-27, 2020

ConferenceDirect Annual Partners Meeting, Las Vegas, May 3-7, 2020

IMEX Frankfurt, Frankfurt, May 12-14, 2020 

SITE Canada Summer Social, Toronto, June 10, 2020 

IMEX America, Las Vegas, September 15-17, 2020 

SITE Canada Education Day, Toronto, October 28, 2020 

ICCA Congress, Taipei, November 1-4, 2020