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January 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.


Meeting Escrow & SITE in 2020

Meeting Escrow has a strong relationship with industry association, SITE - Society for Incentive Travel Excellence. Our CEO, Grant Snider, recently received his 30-year membership pin and our team members, Aoife & Liz are attending this year's global conference in Vancouver.


Thomas Cook, Hurricane Dorian: A look back at 2019

Unfortunately, the event industry is not immune to financial and other catastrophic disasters. In 2019, the financial collapse of Thomas Cook, the 178-year company, dominated headlines in the Fall as Britain mounted its largest repatriation effort since World War II to bring some 600,000 travellers home, from vacation destinations around the world.


Negotiating and Cost-saving Tips for Real Meetings

Meeting Escrow has financial solutions to save you time and money.  For your foreign currency events, consider Meeting Escrow's Foreign Currency Budget Protection.


Event Sponsorship: 117 Ideas for 2020

How do you attract sponsors to invest in your event? How do you persuade brands that you have the perfect event sponsorship opportunity for them? Your event needs to offer what potential sponsors are looking for, and come up with groundbreaking and worthwhile event sponsorship packages to attract more sponsorship revenue.


8 steps to strategic meeting planning for associations

Creating a strategic meeting plan doesn't have to be daunting. Associations can implement new practices to yield maximum benefits.


Industry News


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