Meeting Contract Best Practices:
Maximize the Effectiveness of Your Agreements

Webinar • Tuesday, February 28, 2017


When it comes to meetings, a well-drafted contract can keep your association out of court. It can also provide valuable remedies if a dispute should arise.

What does it take to draft these strong, risk-reducing contracts?  For starters, you need to know the clauses you do–and don’t–want included. You need to know where you can be flexible in negotiations, and where it’s critical to stand firm and maximize the commitment from other parties.

Here’s how to get this know-how and turn it into meetings contracts that do more to manage risk, boost efficiency and protect your organization from liability.

In this 90-minute webinar, leading attorney Nathan Breen presents best practices for avoiding pitfalls that can turn ordinary meetings contracts into undue risks and liabilities for your organization. Step by step, you’ll discover how to reduce your exposure and strengthen your protections should a dispute arise.

Instantly improve your power to negotiate.  In addition to what to make sure goes into the contract, you’ll learn what to insist upon and where you may be able to bend a bit without creating potential problems for your organization down the road. Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now to troubleshoot potential liabilities and strengthen your contractual protections, including how to:

  • Use practical tips to draft better meetings contracts
  • Turn contracts into tools for avoiding and mitigating risk
  • Insist upon the right clauses in a variety of meeting-related contracts
  • Be flexible in negotiations—but be firm where it really matters
  • Avoid common (but potentially costly) contractual pitfalls

Don’t miss this opportunity for expert guidance on mastering best practices that protect your organization against devastating liability over and over, meeting after meeting for years to come. 

Register now for Meeting Contract Best Practices: Maximize the Effectiveness of Your Agreements.

Meet Your Webinar Leader
Nathan J. Breen
is a partner with Howe & Hutton, Ltd. He earned his undergraduate degree from DePaul University and his Juris Doctorate from The John Marshall Law School. While in school, Nathan served on the editorial board of The John Marshall Law Review as Executive Lead Articles Editor and externed for a judge in the Chancery Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County. Nathan practices in the areas of intellectual property, commercial litigation, contracts, and hospitality law. He is former Chair of the Trade and Professional Associations Committee of the Chicago Bar Association. Nathan teaches courses in hospitality law as an adjunct professor at Kendall College.

Who Will Benefit
This webinar is of value to trade associations, professional societies, other nonprofits, chapters, corporations and association management companies. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • Meeting department heads
  • Legal counsel involved with events
  • Event managers
  • Travel coordinators

Don't wait! Register your entire team today!

CAE Credits: All live webinar attendees are eligible for 1.5 CAE credit hours. Association TRENDS is a CAE Approved Provider. Our programs meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. We will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit

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