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Buyer Q&A: Virtual FAM Trips and Remote Working

Continuing our Global Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange Buyer Q&A series, Meeting Spotlight spoke with Danene Dustin, senior global sales executive for Morris Meetings & Incentives, a full-service meeting and incentive program provider. Topics covered include working remotely, how incentives could change and the value of virtual "FAM" trips. 

Here's what Dustin had to say:

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Incentives Insight: Social Media and Tech Change the Game But Relationships Remain Crucial

Meeting Spotlight has caught up with Mike Farmer, vice president sales of Strategic Incentive Solutions Inc., a full-service incentive reward company, to discuss how COVID-19 changed the industry, as well as what we might expect from the MICE segment going forward.

How has your segment of the industry changed over the last year? 

Online Gifting Options, Gamification Top Pivots for Medical Supply Company's Incentives Program

Meeting Spotlight recently caught up with Cheryl Rogers, executive assistant to the CEO of Solara Medical Supplies, to see how business has changed as a result of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and how it will change going forward. Rogers leads meetings and incentives team for the company, which is the largest independent U. S. supplier of continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) and insulin pumps and carries a full line of diabetes products, supplies and services.

Incentive and Marketing Company President: Virtual Meetings Won't Replace Live Events

Meeting Spotlight chatted with Alejandro Verzoub, president of AV Business & Communication, to discuss what business has been like during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and how it will change going forward. AV Business & Communications is touted as the first full-service incentive and marketing company from Argentina.

How has your segment (meetings and/or incentives) of the industry changed since March?  

Quintana Roo Announces Increased Operations For MICE Segment

Quintana Roo’s tourism ministry announced last week the MICE segment (Meetings, Incentives, Conferencing and Exhibitions) will have more capacity to operate: Open spaces will be allowed to operate at up to 50 percent capacity, while indoor venues will be allowed to operate at 30 percent, according to the maximum capacity of each venue.

Seabourn Creates Web Content for Charters, Incentive, Meeting and Group Travelers

Seabourn, the ultra-luxury cruise line, is making it easier for prospective charter, incentive, meeting and group travel clients to learn more about the why a Seabourn ship may be a good choice for their next gathering. The brand recently added a substantial amount of information to its website dedicated to this niche segment of the travel industry.