In an effort to reduce visa wait times in China and Brazil, U.S. officials are planning to bulk up staffing in those countries to better handle the skyrocketing demand. The long visa wait times in these nations have been a sore spot with meeting planners and exhibition organizers. In Brazil it can take up to 145 days to get a visa, and in China it can take up to 120 days. According to a study by the International Association of Exhibition and Events, problems getting visas precluded 116,000 ...

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