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December 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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Hotel industry braces for bankruptcies amid uneven pandemic recovery

This Los Angeles Business Journal article, November 29, 2021, highlights the ongoing impact of the COVID pandemic and suggests the recovery will be more like a marathon than a sprint. Visit our website to read case studies of how we helped clients protect their organizations from financial risk.

Cvent CEO talks investor confidence in meetings

Northstar - December 9, 2021 - "Cvent now trading on Nasdaq. The meetings technology powerhouse worked with Dragoneer Growth Opportunities Corp. to reenter the stock market."


WHO: new virus variant poses 'very high' risk

Northstar - November 30, 2021This article highlights the impact of the rapidly spreading Omicron variant. At Meeting Escrow, we are seeing meeting and conference organizers looking for financial risk assurances due to the ongoing uncertainty. Meeting Escrow can provide options for planners to use in the case of program cancellations or postponements.

What's your plan for in-person meetings in 2022?

Northstar - November 23, 2021 - "Northstar’s latest PULSE Survey gauges expectations, concerns and precautions for live events in the coming year."


"Be less afraid and take risks", Mark Cooper, CEO of IACC

AMI - November 23, 2021In this interview with Mark Cooper, CEO of IACC, we agree 100% be "less afraid and take risks" to move forward. At Meeting Escrow, we provide planners with financial risk management solutions to give clients and vendors the confidence to sign contracts and get business on the books.

Japan's post-pandemic business playbook is out

M&C/Asia - November 23, 2021 - "New safety framework for international MICE travellers, including removing existing 5,000 pax attendance cap. As Japan looks to re-emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic, the country has recalibrated its event safety protocols in a bid to boost its MICE industry."


Financial incentives from global destinations to attract your 

organization's next event 

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

Industry News



SITE Global Conference, Jan. 27-31, 2022, Dublin

IMEX Frankfurt, Apr. 26-28, 2022, Frankfurt