US-VISIT: What Does It Mean for You

Will US-VISIT—the new program in which foreign visitors to this country are being fingerprinted—be a minor inconvenience or a major hassle for meeting planners and attendees? So far, it’s too early to tell.

"It has huge ramifications," says Chris Pentz, president, Pentz Group Communications, Levittown, Pa., who plans international meetings. Short-term, she says, attendance could decline at U.S.–based international meetings. Long-term, it could mean fewer international meetings held st

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