Travel ban could impact association events

Meetings professionals worry that President Donald Trump’s restrictions on international travel could discourage foreign visitors from coming to the U.S., and that could prove problematic for groups with trade shows and conferences. “While the White House’s stated goal was acting in the interest of national security, it did not give the civil servants responsible for implementing the ban any chance to do so effectively,” Global Business Travel Association Executive Director Michael McCormick said.

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