by Loren G. Edelstein | March 21, 2017

The world of meetings and events is grappling with uncertainties surrounding President Trump's attempted travel ban and a stringent new proposed budget. This was the starting-off point for an interview with Kevin Iwamoto, senior consultant at GoldSpring Consulting, conducted by M&C editor in chief Loren Edelstein live at Northstar Meeting Group's Independent Planner Education Conference, held at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. Iwamoto offered insights on the president's controversial moves, plus the prospects of improvement to the nation's transportation infrastructure and the recent defunding of Florida's main destination marketing organization. Listen to their conversation below.