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May 2022


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.


Strong business events revenues

M&IT - April 26, 2022 - This article reports that there is expected optimism with a predicted strong recovery to 2019 pre pandemic revenues for the meetings and events industry.  In preparation for this pent-up demand, there are financial and risk management solutions available to keep advance deposits secure until the event takes place such as protecting funds in escrow trust accounts.  Also, despite talent shortages affecting the industry, Meeting Escrow’s financial payment solutions allows buyers to focus on the planning of the event without missing a vendor payment.  For more information, please visit our website.

Join us IN PERSON at IMEX Frankfurt - booth E270

Meeting Escrow is excited to be exhibiting at IMEX Frankfurt, taking place May 31 - June 2, 2022, at the Congress Center Messe Frankfurt. You can find us in stand E270 under the Evintra media banner.

Please reserve an appointment with Liz Holtby to learn how our financial and risk management solutions can protect your organization as the industry emerges from the COVID pandemic and continues to deal with supplier disruption and labour shortages.

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Liz will be on-site May 31-June 2, 2022.


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The evolution of the RFP

M&IT - April 28, 2022 - "The RFP is really the linchpin in the relationship between planners and potential suppliers and is often considered the cornerstone to improving the venue sourcing process and maximising ROI. However, the RFP hasn’t always been so impactful."

Incentive travel programs go global - incentive survey

Northstar - The latest Incentive PULSE survey, reports that international destinations are popular for incentive travel programs. For clients concerned about financial risk, consider Meeting Escrow Inc.'s FX solutions with trust accounts available in 20 different currencies.  Visit Meeting Escrow's website to learn more.


Essential guide for planning safe events in 2022

Northstar - April 15, 2022 -  "Everything planners need to know about how to assess venue risks, prepare for common incidents, mitigate Covid-19 concerns and more."

Experts are predicting a summer of travel chaos.  Here's why

CNN Travel - April 16, 2022 - "It's time! Travel restrictions are easing, infection rates are settling, you're fully vaccinated, and you're finally thinking about going on vacation. This is the year to make up for the holidays you didn't enjoy over the past two years. You've likely saved for two years to make it a good one. This -- finally -- is it."


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: Ireland, Malta, Northern Ireland, Vienna.

Industry News



IMEX Frankfurt, May 31 - June 2, 2022, Frankfurt

ConferenceDirect APM, June 12-15, 2022, San Francisco

SITE Canada Summer Social, June 14, 2022, Toronto