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July 2021


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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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Secure Vendor Program - Member Spotlight

This month, we are delighted to shine the spotlight on TERRAEVENTS, a privately owned group of Destination Management Companies located in four prime MICE destinations in Europe - France, Italy, Portugal, and Spain, working with some of the world’s biggest brands. 

The CDC’s Latest Pandemic Guidelines for Events

Northstar Meetings Group, June 11, 2021, outlines the CDC guidelines for events. The recommendations include best practices and standards in the industry adopted alongside government protocols driven by science and medical advice. 


Big pharma ready to sponsor live events, fuel event recovery

M&C Asia, June 18, 2021 - Recent survey by AIM Group International, published in, revealed a strong desire to return to in-person meetings.

Switzerland allows 10,000-pax events ahead of schedule

M&C Asia, July 2, 2021 - Switzerland has jumped ahead of schedule to allow large events of up to 10,000 people on the condition that attendees have valid proof of vaccination or negative Covid test results, according to a Reuters report.


Safety First: Planner Musts for In-Person Meetings

Northstar Meeting Group -  the return of in-person meetings is well underway, but Covid-19 remains a risk in group settings. How are meeting planners addressing this potential health threat?

MPI Welcomes More than 1,200 In-Person Attendees at World Education Congress

Northstar Meeting Group, June17, 2021 - "We have weathered the storm," Paul VanDeventer, president and CEO of Meeting Professionals International, told the crowd during the opening session at MPI's 2021 World Education Congress. WEC is said to be the first major industry event of 2021, with an estimated 1,229 in-person attendees and an additional 568 digital participants. The 25th annual WEC was held at the newly built Caesars Forum in Las Vegas, from June 15-17. 


Financial incentives from destinations around the world

Have you checked out our directory of destinations offering incentives to support your business events?  We are updating it monthly and it currently includes destinations such as:  UK, Vienna, Melbourne, Hong Kong and Glasgow.
For more links to destination incentive programs, please click the link below.

Industry News



ConferenceDirect, Annual Partners Meeting, Sept. 19-23, 2021, Las Vegas (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)