The Perils of Local Laws & International Meetings

Joshua Grimes
July 22, 2013
Legal problems for international meeting attendees can lead to arrest and jail. Meeting planners need to take special precautions.

Attrition Damages – What is the Right Calculation?

Joshua Grimes
July 8, 2013
Attrition damages can be calculated differently. The key is developing a fair formula that will adequately make up for a hotel's lost revenue. But excessive damages will not hold up in court.

Steps to limiting alcohol-related liability: 4 recommendations

Joan Eisenstodt
May 15, 2013
Meeting planners/professionals and our vendor partners often do not question the service of alcohol. We should. Before there are injuries to people and property or there are deaths. And before we are sued.

Alcohol: Complement to or distraction from learning?

Joan Eisenstodt
January 7, 2012
Do you or your organization equate fun with alcohol? Is it, or when is it, appropriate to serve alcohol during conference hours? What policies need to be in place to ensure meeting sponsors understand the goals and expectations for their events sponsored during a larger meeting?

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