Sunday, November 19, 2017

Hotel Meeting Contracts
Navigating Legal Issues for Successful and Profitable Meetings
Recorded on February 9, 2016



There’s very little wiggle room in today’s meeting and events budgets. That’s why you can’t afford to sign a hotel contract that doesn’t represent your best interests. You don’t need to be a legal expert, but you DO need to be proactive in weeding out hidden fees and converting overly restrictive cancellation policies into fairer and more flexible terms.

Here’s the step-by-step guidance you need to master the legalese and turn better contracts into better events.  

Register now  for Hotel Meeting Contracts: Navigating Legal Issues for Successful and Profitable Meetings. In this 90-minute webinar, you’ll learn how to take control of the legal issues associated with hotel contracts and how to reward your organization with smoother, more profitable meetings and events. No more getting stuck with a contract that doesn’t represent your best interests.

You’ll gain know-how that will make an immediate difference in meeting quality and costs by learning everything from what to look for in the fine print to how to negotiate with hotels. You can also take advantage of the Q&A session at the end of the webinar to ask your own specific questions.

Reserve your space now to start building better hotel contracts.  You'll learn:

  • How to avoid common pitfalls in the contracting process
  • How to mitigate potential attrition, cancellation, and other damages
  • How to get the best force majeure language to protect you in the event of natural disasters, business disruption and other risks
  • How to combine contract language and insurance to reduce liability
  • How to translate what you want into equitable contract language

Meet Your Training Team
Audra Heagney, Associate, Venable - Audra is an associate in Venable's Nonprofit Organizations and Associations Practice Group. She provides counsel to trade and professional associations, charities and foundations, and other nonprofit organizations on a wide variety of legal matters, including tax exemption, lobbying and political activity, regulatory compliance, copyrights and trademarks, certification and accreditation, contracts, and corporate governance. Audra also serves on the Legal Section Council of the American Society of Association Executives.

Lisa Hix, Partner, Venable - Ms. Hix concentrates her practice on counseling charities, trade and professional associations, and other nonprofits on a wide range of legal topics, including tax exemption, intellectual property, corporate governance, and antitrust, among others. Ms. Hix has broad experience in the nonprofit sector, having served in various capacities at nonprofit organizations, including as the Founding Executive Director of the Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism (MIPT) and Development Director of East Harlem Block Schools. This experience has included representation before Members of Congress and federal agencies. She also worked in the nonprofit practice of a large national law firm for four years before joining Venable. Ms. Hix is the former Chair of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Washington, DC Legal Symposium, a former member of the ASAE Legal Section Council, and current member of the ASAE Finance and Business Operations Committee.

Who Will Benefit
This session will be valuable to anyone involved in planning meetings and events for corporations, associations and nonprofits, including:

  • Meeting planners and assistants
  • Legal counsel involved in event contracts
  • Events managers
  • Travel coordinators

Don't wait! Register now to begin updating the outdated structure and governance practices keeping your board from making a difference.

Have a question? Vist our FAQ page here
Qty. Price Product Name
$215.00 Hotel Meeting Contracts: OnDemand Recording (Active for 12 months from 02.09.16)
$1397.00 The Association Webinar Training Pass (Includes 12 months of unlimited live and archived webinars)