Association Events Workshop:
Navigating Key Legal Issues of Hybrid & In-person Events Post-Covid

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If your association is cautiously approaching 2021 as the year for rebuilding your conferences and events, you’ll need to have strong planning and strategy in place not to mention a high level of flexibility in the lingering pandemic “normal.” This half-day workshop is designed to quickly get you up to speed on how to plan for future events while making you aware of key legal considerations to keep your organization protected. 

This workshop is designed to be a highly interactive open forum with your peers and will be led by GKG Law’s seasoned attorneys, who have years of first-hand experience partnering with associations on their events. A survey will be distributed prior to the workshop to ensure that the most pressing issues and concerns are discussed during these sessions. 

SESSION 1: Navigating In-Person Events in a Pandemic-Disrupted World
This will be an open forum discussion and Q&A around negotiation strategies, useful contract language, and risk mitigation. 

Attendees will learn how to: 
– Identify pitfalls and risks involved with in-person events 
– Clarify essential contract language 
– Mitigate risk exposure 
– Gain big picture knowledge for planning safe and profitable events 

SESSION 2: Essential Virtual Event and Social Media Legal Considerations for Associations 
This will be an open forum discussion and Q&A around intellectual property, data privacy, and social media policy. 

Attendees will learn how to: 
– Identify basic IP considerations for virtual events 
– Identify data privacy risks for mitigation tactics for virtual events  
– Understand the risks involved in marketing on social media and the importance of having a strong social media policy in place 
– Mitigate these risks when organizing virtual events 

Meet Your Workshop Legal Leaders:
You’ll hear from top association and nonprofit lawyers Rich Bar, Katharine Meyer and Oliver Krischik from GKG Law on how they are advising their association and nonprofit clients to proceed complete with practical steps, examples and advice. 

Check out a more in-depth agenda here and grab your ticket before we sell out! 

Each Workshop Attendee Will Recieve:
A half-day, interactive, expert-led workshop with leading trainers 
An event tailored to attendees leveraging the pre-event survey
✓  Practical and actionable guidance on planning and running events post-COVID
✓  Ability to earn up to 3 CAE and 3 CMP credits (Live virtual attendees only)

Please note that the workshop will be recorded. Any identifying attendee information such as name and company name will be removed from the recording during the editing process.

$395.00 Individual Registration + OnDemand Recording
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Association TRENDS is a CAE Approved Provider. The program above meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and 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

As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 3 credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.