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October 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.


Fallout from Thomas Cook’s demise

The depth of the Thomas Cook demise on the travel industry is just one of many examples where its financial effect on consumers and related businesses is unfortunate.


ICCA and BestCities announce 2019 winners of Incredible Impacts Grants

Meeting Escrow is proud to be supporting ICCA and BestCities Global Alliance Incredible Impacts Program with our award-winning Escrow Trust Services.


A number of events cancelled due to Hurricane Dorian

Several events were cancelled in North America, as Hurricane Dorian hit the east coast of the USA. Did you know that Meeting Escrow can help protect your company from unpredictable situations when organising meetings & events?


Expect rising meetings costs in 2020

Rising costs requires event planners to be creative with their budgets and also be extra vigilant with event funds. Have you considered securing a foreign currency trust account to avoid currency fluctuation? 


IMEX America 2019 sets new appointment record

This year’s IMEX America, held at Sands Expo and Convention Center from Sept. 10-12, drew an estimated 14,000 attendees and generated an economic impact of more than $20 million, according to show officials.


Industry News

On the lighter side...


SITE Canada Education Day, Toronto, October 29, 2019

ICCA Congress, Houston, October 27-30, 2019

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