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Welcome to GatherGeeks, the event industry podcast, where people passionate about the power of live experiences and events come together. Join host David Adler as he discusses the latest news and trends affecting event marketers, meeting strategists, nonprofit organizers, and everyone in between. This podcast by BizBash is the destination for information, innovation, and inspiration for anyone involved in planning events and meetings, from conferences, trade shows, and fund-raising galas to product launches, festivals, award shows, weddings, and birthdays.

Aug 30, 2019

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik
Guest: Andrea Boulden

In this episode of GatherGeeks, BizBash C.E.O. David Adler and editor in chief Beth Kormanik hear from Andrea Boulden, senior manager of the TD Wealth event team in Toronto, and a board member of Meeting Professionals Against Human Trafficking. She discusses what role the event and hospitality industry can play in the fight against sex trafficking, ranging from knowing the signs to look for to encouraging hotel partners to incorporate training. Boulden also shares the biggest myths about the practice, why big events and conventions are peak times for trafficking, and the practical steps event planners can take to prevent this human rights violation.

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