Global Planner research presentation - M&C Editor Loren Edelstein
M&C’s annual Global Planner survey looks at the business of planning meetings, conventions, incentive programs and other events outside the United States.
Among this year’s findings to be presented:
• Where U.S. groups met in 2012
• Top overseas destinations for both meetings and incentives in 2013 and 2014
• What planners look for when choosing international destinations
• Budgets for overseas programs
• Who has the final say in the selection of an international destination....and much more
Risk Management for International Meeting Planners
Bruce McIndoe, CEO of iJET
CEO of iJET and a world renowned expert in corporate risk management, will outline current areas of major concern for global meeting professionals. Bruce will focus on international hotspots, critical site-selection considerations, and the responsibility of meeting professionals and suppliers to provide a safe environment for meeting participants. Bruce will provide practical, actionable advice and then will invite Interact attendees to join in the discussion and ask about their specific concerns.
Bruce McIndoe, CEO of iJET, an intelligence-driven provider of operational risk -management solutions, working with more than 500 multinational corporations and government organizations. Through its proprietary and patented technology and its global network of security, intelligence, and geopolitical experts, iJET delivers a full array of customized intelligence, preparedness and response solutions that allow decision-makers and organizations to anticipate, respond to and emerge from business disruptions with a competitive edge.
Bruce is a recognized leader in the risk management, travel and intelligence industries. An iJET founder, Bruce has been the key contributor to the company’s strategic growth, securing its position as a leader in business resiliency with the development of the Worldcue® Global Control Center. Prior to joining iJET, Bruce was founder and CEO of CSSI, an Inc. 500 and four-time Washington Technology FAST 50 company that developed software for the intelligence community. He has also served as a lead architect on intelligence programs for the US government. He is a trustee of Allegheny College, where he received a BS in Physics, and holds a MS in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University.