Podcast: What Event Professionals Can Do to Help Stop Human Trafficking (Episode 162)

Meeting Professionals Against Human Trafficking's Andrea Boulden shares how the event and hospitality industry can fight the human rights violation.

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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.

Sponsored by Zkipster. Running time: 16:09.


Show Notes

Roundtable Discussion: how TD Wealth has integrated these practices; the three biggest misconceptions about human trafficking; how to create a chapter of MPAHT in your own city

Further Reading: Learn more about Meeting Professionals Against Human Trafficking: http://www.mpaht.com/

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