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September 2021


Dear Guest, 

Welcome to Meeting Escrow's monthly newsletter featuring articles related to financial & risk management solutions for meetings and events: advance deposit escrow accounts, foreign currency exchange protection, single vendor payment management, event insurance and VAT recovery.

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financial solutions can help your organization

Risk management strategies: learning how to manage event uncertainty

Northstar Meeting Group, August 9, 2021 - As we focus on the future of meetings and events in the era of COVID-19, we are still not sure how or if to forge ahead. We were excited with reduced case counts but now there is the Delta variant looming around.

Australia’s Evolve Conference postponed until 2022

AMI, August 18, 2021 - Here is an example of yet another postponed conference. COVID’s impact on the global economy continues to drive uncertainty with changing regulations for each destination. Meeting Escrow’s financial risk management solutions ensure that your advance deposits are held securely no matter how many times your event is cancelled or postponed.


Legal eagles take note - is there such a thing as a Covid pandemic clause?

Northstar Meeting Group, August 31, 2021 - Attorney Jonathan Howe offers advice on the latest legal questions facing the meetings and events industry.

Video and case studies: Covid concerns rising in the U.S., easing in the U.K.

Northstar, August 17, 2021 - It’s really difficult to know what to do with the surge in new cases because of the COVID variants.  Stats are rising that more and more people are double vaccinated which gives reassurance that people want to meet in person, but there are still so many unknowns. 

Read these client CASE STUDIES to learn how Meeting Escrow’s financial and risk management solutions provide assurance so you can move forward with signing contracts and paying vendor advance deposits.


Bookings still brisk, but Delta variant spreads uncertainty

AMI, August 16, 2021 - Though a significant slowdown in bookings has yet to materialize, travel advisors report that the rapid spread of the delta Covid variant has raised new concerns from clients about what options are available to them should destinations begin to impose new travel restrictions or protocols.

Why MICE is a leading edge for travel recovery in Vietnam

M&C / Asia, August 13, 2021 - Event professionals remain positive about the future while honing ‘new knowledge’ on the domestic corporate market.


Financial incentives from global destinations to attract your 

organization's next in-person event 

Have you checked out our directory of destinations offering financial incentives to support your business events?  We update it monthly and it currently includes the following destinations:  Austria, Britain, Hong Kong, Ireland, Melbourne, Perth, Queensland, Vienna.

Industry News



Canadian Meetings + Events Expo, Oct. 19-20, 2021, Toronto (in person)

UNITE 2021, Oct. 20-21, 2021 (virtual)

SITE Canada, Education Day, Oct. 27, 2021, Toronto (in-person)

Direct Selling Association, Annual Meeting, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2021, New Orleans (in person)

IMEX America, Nov. 9-11, 2021, Las Vegas (in-person)