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February 2020


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 Proudly Supports the BestCities Incredible Impacts Programme

The BestCities Incredible Impacts Programme celebrates the “beyond tourism” value of international association meetings to create a powerful platform, advocating their positive societal impact. If you have an incredible story to share, ICCA and BestCities want to hear from you.


Recap of SITE Global Conference, Vancouver 2020

SITE Global Conference took place in Vancouver last week, bringing 640 #incentivetravel professionals together at the JW Marriott Parq. Our VP of Operations, Liz Holtby and Manager of Digital Marketing & Social Media, Aoife McCrum were both in attendance.


5 Scenarios of the Coronavirus Impact on Events

The coronavirus is a growing global public health threat that is having ramifications throughout the events industry. Read this article from EventMB that gives insights into the potential impacts of the crisis and recommended strategies for event planners.


How Brexit Will Affect Travel to the UK and Europe?

Britain has officially left the European Union as of Jan. 31. Here’s what will change for travellers — and what won’t.


25 Safest Places to Travel in 2020


Industry News


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