Didier Scaillet

All-inclusive incentives are on the rise

In the first of a regular series of articles, CEO of SITE Didier Scalliet tells CMW about a new study from the association, which shows incentive travel is in rude health.   At IMEX America (16-18 October) we launched the latest research into the State of the Incentive Travel Nation. Partnering with Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) and Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals (FI...

SITE appoints new head of events

Following the recent appointments of Didier Scaillet as CEO and Pádraic Gilligan as chief marketing officer, the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) has announced that Tina Gaccetta (pictured) will join the leadership team as head of events effective 1 March. In this new position for the association, Gaccetta will be responsible for both strategy and execution of events hosted by SITE a...

SoolNua and Dana Communications to lead SITE global marketing push

The Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) has chosen Ireland-based SoolNua Marketing and Dana Communications, to lead its marketing on a global level. Pádraic Gilligan (pictured), managing partner at SoolNua, will serve as chief marketing officer (CMO) for both SITE and the SITE Foundation. Gilligan and SoolNua co-owner Patrick Delaney created the Ovation Global DMC brand and have both se...

SITE + MPI pioneer Global Forum in Rome

Global industry associations the Society for Incentive Travel Executives (SITE) and Meeting Professionals International (MPI) partnered in Rome, 12-14 January, for their SITE + MPI Global Forum. The forum, designed to share industry trends, offer education and networking attracted 540 delegates and raised US$19,000 for the MPI Foundation. Didier Scaillet was named as new SITE chief excellence offi...

When in Rome…

The SITE + MPI Global Forum, held 12 -14 January 2018 in Rome, marked the first time the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) and Meeting Professionals International (MPI) had partnered to host a global event to share industry trends, offer education and provide a collaborative environment for networking. There were 540 registered attendees at Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria, with most (...

Ex-MPI man Scaillet named as new SITE CEO

The Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) has appointed Didier Scaillet its new chief excellence officer (CEO), serving both SITE and the SITE Foundation. Scaillet (pictured) will be formally introduced to the SITE community at the annual general meeting of members held during the SITE + MPI Global Forum taking place in Rome, 12-14 January 2018. In October, a search committee comprised of...