Derrick Johnson on Being a Voice for Diversity and Inclusion in the Industry

"In this new dual position, he’s at the forefront of two of today’s top issues in the event industry: the increasing digital events due to COVID-19 and the push for more diversity and inclusion coming out of the Black Lives Matter protests."

Trade Show News Network | July 13, 2020 

" Following  other major hotel companies , Hilton Worldwide today unveiled a global cleanliness and customer service program for its meetings and events."

Business Travel News | July 13, 2020 
Corporate Travel Agents Plot Return to Life After Zoom
"Industry watchers say corporate travel will slowly begin a recovery, but a duty of care to staff setting out on trips will now be more important than cost."

SKift | July 13, 2020
How International Destinations Are Engaging Planners in the Age of COVID-19
" DMOs are holding online buyer events, educational series and digital networking sessions to connect with their U.S. clients."

Northstar Meetings Group | July 8, 2020

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