Barbara Scofidio


Editor, Corporate Meetings & Incentives
Barbara is an active member in many meeting and incentive industry associations, and was the first member of the media ever to serve on a Global Business Travel Association committee. In addition to her role on GBTA’s Groups and Meetings Committee from 2008-2011, she served on the education committee for the 2007 SITE International Conference, has judged the SITE Crystal Awards for the past 10 years, and led the media committee for SITE's 35th Birthday Celebration at the 2008 Motivation Show. A frequent speaker at industry events, Barbara is a past winner of journalism awards from SITE, ASBPE, and Folio.

2014 Merchandise & Gift Card Survey
Our results are a mixed bag of stagnant budgets, gift card growth, and decline in the use of merchandise for sales incentives.
Hotel de Paris to Undergo Transformation
Monaco's incentive gem will shine even more brightly
On Location: Sea Crest Beach Hotel, North Falmouth, Mass.

Before heading to Sea Crest in North Falmouth, Cape Cod, I did my usual due diligence and checked out reviews from others in the industry.

Here’s my advice: Don’t.

International Site Selection, Fodor’s Style 1
Editor in Chief Arabella Bowen on how Fodor’s writers critique hotels around the world
Remembering Karen Renk
A tribute to the long-time executive director of the Incentive Marketing Association
What's Your Favorite Summer Getaway?
The beach or the mountains? Or maybe even your own backyard? Members of our corporate advisory board share their favorite summer vacation spots.
Faces From GBTA's Annual Convention in Los Angeles
Nearly 4,000 corporate travel buyers and suppliers convened in Los Angeles last week. Here are some of the highlights.
GBTA Kicks off With a Star-Studded Opening Day in Los Angeles
A renewed vitality in the business travel industry—and the star power of Los Angeles—are driving excitement at the Global Business Travel Association's annual convention.
Behind the Scenes at the Beyond Borders Summit
The date: July 14, 2014. The place: JW Marriott Essex House in New York. Go behind the scenes at MeetingsNet's premier conference for meeting managers who plan events outside the U.S.
Planners Share Global Meeting Strategies at Beyond Borders Summit

Negotiating contraMeetingsNet's Barbara Scofidio introduces Arabella Bowen, editor-in-chief of Fodor's Travel

Apps I Use: Robert Sieger 
Ditch your event binder and your filing cabinet: Robert Sieger tells you how.
Beyond Borders Summit to Feature Fodor's Editor-in-Chief, Along With Three Global Events Experts 

The Beyond Borders Summit, to be held on July 14 at the JW Marriott Essex House in New York City, has added four TED Talk—style speakers to kick off the day:

U.S. and Canadian Firms McVeigh and PRIME Team Up

New York–based McVeigh Associates and Vancouver–based PRIME Strategies have created a strategic joint venture, MVP Global Event Management. MVP refers to “most valuable partner,” the principals say.

Pat and Vince Ahaesy: Partners in Work and in Life
As this husband-and-wife partnership celebrates 20 years, there's a lot to learn from their story.
Do You Plan International Meetings?
Join Us for Beyond Borders in New York July 14

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