WATCH: Northstar's editors discuss Russia, mask mandates and more

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Join Loren Edelstein, vice president and content director of Northstar Meetings Group, James Lancaster, editorial director of Northstar Meetings Group UK, and Paul Harvey, editor for Meetings & Incentive Travel, as they discuss the latest industry developments of note from around the world.

Here's a snapshot of what you'll hear in this 15-minute video recap:

• Observations from recent industry events, where participants were eager to be meeting and doing business in person (0:20)

• How meetings industry associations have reacted to Russia's attack on Ukraine (2:40)

• The general sense in the U.K., where all Covid restrictions have been lifted, that the pandemic is "in the rearview mirror" (1:30)

• How easing Covid restrictions are making meetings feel more "normal" (5:40)

• Whether we're ready to give up masks at meetings vs. in public settings (6:50)

• Why there's less uncertainty among meeting planners and attendees (8:10)

• Emerging synergies between meetings industry associations in the U.S. and Europe (12:15)

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A desire to travel led Holly Patrick to the business meetings and events world and she’s never looked back. Holly takes a particular interest in event sustainability and creating a diverse and inclusive industry. When she’s not working, she can be found rolling skating along Brighton seafront listening to an eclectic playlist, featuring the likes of Patti Smith, Sean Paul, and Arooj Aftab.

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