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11-09-20 SeminarWeb - Coronavirus and Your Meeting Contracts
Monday, November 09, 2020, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM EDT
Category: Events

Monday, November 9
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

"Coronavirus and Your Meeting Contracts: Understanding
the Force Majeure Clause and When it Applies"

Published by Georgia Society of Association Executives and Virginia Society of Association Executives

$45 for VSAE members | $75 for non-members
Seminar Passes are NOT eligible to be used.

Coronavirus is the number one topic in the meetings and travel industries right now. If your meeting is scheduled to occur in the next few months, this webinar will discuss what your options are in making a Go or No-Go decision and how to interpret your contracts regarding liability. It will also cover how to prepare future contracts and the four legal standards to include to protect meeting hosts and sponsors from not only epidemics and diseases, but other disasters as well. Will insurance save the day? Come find out.

Content Leader

John S. Foster, Esq., CHME is an attorney, speaker, author, and legal counsel whose firm FOSTER, JENSEN & GULLEY specializes in the legal aspects of meetings and conventions, tradeshows and events, and association management. He has been an associate or general counsel for over 400 national and regional associations and companies since 1986. John has also been selected as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) peer-to-peer assistance program, a select member of the MPI Advisory Panel, a Platinum Speaker for MPI, and a former outside counsel for them on industry contracts and other legal issues. He is also the author of the soon to be published Hotel & Facility Contracts: A Field Guide and Best Practices for Meeting & Event Professionals. John’s professional experience includes 12 years as a director of sales and marketing for Hyatt Hotels and Resorts and Marriott Hotels and Resorts.

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