Barbara Scofidio

Barbara
Scofidio

Editor, Corporate Meetings & Incentives

bscofidio@meetingsnet.com

Barbara joined Corporate Meetings & Incentives in 1991 and has served as its editor since 1994. She 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.

Articles
IMA Winner Bankwest Takes Superhero Approach to Recognition Program
The winner of the Incentive Marketing Association’s 2013 Circle of Excellence Award sings employees’ praises in a big way—superhero big.
2013 Incentive Merchandise & Gift Card Survey
New joint survey between MeetingsNet and the Incentive Research Foundation focuses on design strategies
BCD's Integrated Travel and Meetings Initiative Takes Off at GBTA
For companies far along the curve with their strategic meetings management programs, connecting meetings and travel spend is a logical next step. For BCD M&I, it’s a new business initiative—appropriately named Integrated Travel and Meetings, or ITM.
GBTA Draws 6,500 Attendees to San Diego August 4-7
Open booking and integrated travel and meeting sourcing hot topics
Behind the Scenes at GBTA San Diego
We're just back from the Global Business Travel Association convention in San Diego. See who we ran into on the show floor, in the hallways, and on stage.
Site Names Kevin M. Hinton as New Chief Staff Officer
The Site International board of directors and Site International Foundation board of trustees named Kevin M. Hinton as the association’s new leader.
Making a Difference, One Soap at a Time
Once a victim of human trafficking, Theresa Flores now works to save others like herself—using bars of soap.
Human Trafficking: If You Fly, You're On the Front Lines
“Every day I talk to airline attendants who say, ‘There was a girl on my flight who didn’t look normal,’” Nancy Rivard, president of the nonprofit group Airline Ambassadors International, has been quoted as saying.
Not In My Hotel 2
If you travel on planes and stay in hotels, it’s likely you’ve encountered victims of human trafficking. You just didn’t realize it. Here’s what to look for and how you can make a difference.
Detroit Bureau Bullish Despite Bankruptcy
Third-party bankruptcy not grounds to cancel, says one industry attorney
More Corporate Travel Department Heads Taking Charge of Meetings Management and Planning

Their titles might be Travel Director or Travel Manager, but more and more travel department heads are being charged with meetings management and other tasks, according to recent research from the Global Business Travel Association.

Allison Summers Exits Site to Become Executive Director of Zonta International
Site leader moves to organization focused on elevating status of women around the globe; says strong team is in place for the transition.
Steady Growth in International Meetings 
The number of association meetings being held around the world continues to climb
Volcano House Hotel Reopens on the Big Island 
Historic Hawaiian hotel undergoes major renovation
As the IRF Evolves, So Does Its Research 
The focus of the IRF's research is shifting from "make the case for incentives" to innovation in incentives

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