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March 2021


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Dear Guest, 

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


How the hospitality industry can get back on track in 2021

This article, published in Conference & Meetings World, February 5, 2021, suggests 10 next steps to help get the industry back on track.  Meeting Escrow is contributing to the recovery by providing clients and suppliers with increased financial security through our Advance Deposit Escrow solution. To learn more, book a discovery meeting with one of our financial risk management specialists.


How Event Insurance Is Changing in 2021

Published in Northstar Meetings Group, February 11, 2021, Meetings-insurance coverage will cost more this year, but you might receive better support than ever from the companies that underwrite your gathering. As the events industry struggles to get back on its feet in 2021, looming Covid-19-related logistical and safety requirements add challenges to the recovery.


Ask the Attorney: New Legal Issues for Event Planners and Suppliers

Sign up for a webcast taking place March 24th, lead by Legal expert, Jonathan Howe. Jonathan will discuss the latest legal issues for meeting professionals while outlining how to safely bring back in-person meetings.

Corporate confidence – how and when will it return?

As Sam Robson explains in M&IT, February 9, 2021, corporate confidence in returning to in-person events will involve rebuilding the belief, value and safety of events. We believe the road to recovery for a successful restart of the business events industry involves addressing client concerns regarding health & safety, contract flexibility and financial risk. Meeting Escrow's Advance Deposit Escrow solution gives organizations the confidence to book/rebook in-person events in these uncertain times. For more information, please book a discovery call with one of our financial specialists.  


Deloitte: Perception of Travel Safety Improves, Net Spending Intent Hits Pandemic High

Lodging magazine, February 22, 2021 - Through the pandemic, Deloitte has been conducting a series of weekly surveys around the United States to better understand the interplay between personal safety and economic vulnerability as a driver of purchase decisions and consumer behavior. The most recent iteration of Deloitte’s Global State of the Consumer Tracker fielded between January 22 and 27, 2021, surveyed 1,000 U.S. consumers. As nearly 30 million vaccine doses have been administered in the United States, the latest responses show improving travel intentions and increasing consumer activity, pointing to a gradual recovery in the travel sector.

Industry News



SITE Canada, AGM, Mar. 30, 2021 (virtual)

SITE Canada, Golf Tournament, Aug. 16, 2021 (in-person)

ConferenceDirect, Annual Partners Meeting, Aug. 2021 (in-person)