Five areas to watch for reducing risk in business event planning

By Yma Sherry The meetings and events environment has undergone a lot of change in the past few years. More and more companies are rolling out managed meetings programs to enhance transparency, gain efficiencies and save money. But, as with … Continue reading

GBTA launches new travel risk management assessment tool

Updated tool not only assesses risk programs, but provides recommendations to take program to the next level The GBTA Foundation – the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association – recently announced the launch of the new … Continue reading

GBTA poll shows vast majority of companies have effective risk management plans

Business travel is resilient despite attacks in Brussels More than 72 per cent of global travel buyers report that their company has a risk management plan in place, according to a poll conducted by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) … Continue reading

Site International Foundation releases white paper on risk assessment/management for incentive events

Third white paper in Incentives Move Business series Incentive planners face a wide array of potential risks in incentive travel and motivational events. These risks may include weather or natural disasters, government or labour unrest, transportation disruption, medical emergencies, acts … Continue reading

Top 10 risk management apps you should know about

Kirsten Strand, BSc, CMM, CITE and Joseph Lo, co-Founders of, share the “Top 10 risk management apps you should know about”. With thousands of downloadable apps available, was created to easily find the apps relevant to the meetings and travel industry. Whether you are managing a meeting for over a thousand attendees or just interested in discovering new tools to assist with your personal safety on your next vacation, the following risk management apps will give you that piece of mind. Continue reading