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 by Barbara Scofidio
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
Check In: How Connected Is Too Connected?
We can answer only so many e-mails and absorb only so much data streaming at us from so many sources. Our friendships—even our families—can suffer from all this connectedness.
IRF Annual Invitational Celebrates 20 Years
The Incentive Research Foundations annual golf invitational/fundraiser turns 20
Tourist Boards: Some Good Advice From Planners
International tourist boards and CVBs might be "missing the boat” by not finding ways to become the go-to contacts for companies with SMMPs.
10 Extraordinary Event Venues
Special events venues beyond the ballroom
Do You Know a Changemaker?
Nominate outstanding corporate meeting managers for our 2013 Changemakers
Become a Better Company to Work For
Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" is always fun reading, but we all know that most workplaces in the U.S. just aren’t in this league. Nonetheless, there are things you can do to recognize and reward your employees.
I've Got the Sequestration Blues
The impact of the sequester hit our circle of friends, many of whom work in aviation, immediately.
Hillary Clinton Joins the Speaker Circuit
As much as Hillary Clinton has declared that she was to take a break from public life, don’t expect the political superstar to remain out of the spotlight.
Check In With Editor Barbara Scofidio: New Magazine, Bigger Brand
Our new design reflects more closely our group’s brand, as well as the integration of our print products with our Web site, MeetingsNet.com.
On the Incentive Forefront
These destinations—Dubai, the Basque Region of Spain, Panama, Prague, and Sicily—are finally ready for incentive groups.
RFPs Simplified With New Guide From GBTA
New RFP Guide is the result of a year-long effort by GBTA volunteers.
Annual Incentive Travel Trends Survey
"It's the Economy": No three words better sum up the state of the incentive travel industry, according to our latest survey.

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