Before You Sign That Contract: 5 Hotel Contract Tips For Novice Planners

Endless Events

Let’s take the skill of hotel contract negotiations ; novice planners tend to feel overwhelmed by the nitty-gritty details of hotel contracts and often learn as they go. However, depending on your hotel contract, you can get away with not filling up all of your rooms.

Event Contract Considerations for 2021

SmartMeetings

Over the months, Sheaks noticed more hotels and venues using liability waivers, along with enhancing safety protocols, revising contracts , signage and training. The post Event Contract Considerations for 2021 appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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12 Event Trends and Shifts for 2021

Attendease

In the last five years Pantone has made this interesting, including ‘ultraviolet’ and ‘greenery’ and for the complexities of 2021 they have addressed it with two colors. This eloquently sums up what 2021 will need as we return to live events.

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Event Contract Essentials in the Covid Era

SmartMeetings

event contract. Foster, CHME, an attorney with Foster, Jensen & Gulley , for an exclusive Q&A on event contract essentials in the Covid era. Listen to “Event Contract Essentials in the Covid Era” on demand.

Introducing the 2021 Event Planning Playbook

Event Farm

So we set out to compile all the knowledge we’ve gathered so far this year to create the 2021 Event Planning Playbook and provide the answers you seek to give your traditional playbook a massive upgrade. The post Introducing the 2021 Event Planning Playbook appeared first on Event Farm.

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Event Contract Considerations for 2021

SmartMeetings

Has this year strengthened your relationship with the event contract? Over the months, Sheaks noticed more hotels and venues using liability waivers, along with enhancing safety protocols, revising contracts , signage and training.

12 Event Trends and Shifts for 2021

Attendease

In the last five years Pantone has made this interesting, including ‘ultraviolet’ and ‘greenery’ and for the complexities of 2021 they have addressed it with two colors. This eloquently sums up what 2021 will need as we return to live events.

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What Risk Factors Are Top of Mind for Association Event Organizers?

Velvet Chainsaw

Three primary risk categories are emerging as organizations weigh their options for major conferences in 2021: Mitigating financial risk. Contract concerns. In an effort to reduce and manage risks, venues and planners are adopting new contract clauses.

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Third-Party Planners Are Taking Charge to Protect Their Contracts — Will it Last?

EventMB

The sweeping cancellations and pandemic-related uncertainties have exposed vulnerabilities in the way third-party planners get paid, which is pushing some to redefine their contracts in order to protect their interests.

How Will Hybrid Meetings Hit 2021 Budgets?

SmartMeetings

But how will it affect 2021 budgets? Contracting for the bare minimum level of technical support is a bad idea. The post How Will Hybrid Meetings Hit 2021 Budgets? Who could have predicted a year ago that Zoom would be a major disruptive influence in the meetings industry?

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How to Market Yourself as a Contracted Event Planner

ePly

If you’re a contracted event planner, whether it's for colleges, weddings, or a corporate setting, you know that marketing yourself is half the job. We put together three go-to strategies for driving interest, establishing relationships, and ultimately securing dream event contracts.

Music City Center Awards Audio/Visual Contract to LMG

Exhibitor Magazine

Music City Center President and CEO Charles Starks announced today the award of a contract for audio/visual services. The contract. NASHVILLE, TENN. Venues and Destinations

Meetings Industry Association releases updated contract guidance

Event Industry News

The Meetings Industry Association has updated its contract and cancellation guidance to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on future bookings and ensure all parties are protected. To download the latest contract guideline visit [link].

Are You Prepared for IMEX 2021? A Checklist

Smart Meetings

and accessibility; Innovation and tech; Business recovery, Contract negotiations, Personal branding and Sustainability.?. Events Industry Council will honor its 2021 Hall of Leaders winners at MGM Grand Las Vegas Nov. The post Are You Prepared for IMEX 2021?

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IMEX America is Back!: Day 1 Highlights from the Return to Meeting

Smart Meetings

The opening day of IMEX America 2021 at Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas was humming with people just happy to be back together. Once a legally binding contract is in place, it sets the stage for easier conversations,” said Dustin Arnhem, senior vice president of sales with Visit Baltimore.

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IMEX America 2021: Day 2 Highlights

Smart Meetings

We’re bringing you highlights from day two of IMEX America 2021 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in beautiful Las Vegas! Posted by Smart Meetings on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Posted by Smart Meetings on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.

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Conference Organizers: What Is Your Duty of Care?

Velvet Chainsaw

Some organizations are contracting with suppliers to manage check points for proof of vaccination, enforce mask and social distancing and even employing technology solutions for contact tracing.

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The Essential Virtual Event RFP Guide: 2021 edition

SpotMe Blog

For example, for a shorter-term project, you might have fewer people involved than say a longer-term contract process. The post The Essential Virtual Event RFP Guide: 2021 edition appeared first on SpotMe. In a hurry with your RFP for virtual events?

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Are in-person events COVID safe?

Conferences that Work

September 2021 — Are in-person events COVID safe? You can watch Freeman’s 55-minute webinar, posted on August 25, 2021, below. ?. The risk of contracting COVID-19 during a grocery store masked visit is far less than the overall risk for everyone in the U.S.

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Alliance Nationwide Exposition, The Hotel Show Pros, offers “Risk Free Contracts”

Event Industry News

Alliance Nationwide Exposition , The Hotel Show Pros, offers the “Risk Free Contract,” accommodating event cancellations at any time, free of fees. economy, so the Risk Free Contract is a solution we can all get behind.”.

20 Pandemic-Related Changes to Make in the Attendee Journey

Event Farm

Put a system in place that allows you to notify attendees that, according to your contract tracing tool, they were in the vicinity of someone who tested positive for COVID. #20: Event organizers are eager to bring people back together safely.

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Barmotion launches into the UK with its first contract

Event Industry News

The South African turnkey hospitality operator, Barmotion, completed its first UK contract at Cleves School, Weybridge on Saturday 4th September for the ACTS Leadership Conference, organised by the Equippers Church UK, delivering to a tight and demanding brief.

LMG Wins Audio-Visual Contract at Orange County Convention Center, Extending Partnership Past 30-Year Mark

Exhibitor Magazine

announce that they were recently awarded the contract as the o. ORLANDO, FL  LMG, a national provider of video, audio, lighting and LED, is proud to. Company News

Lessons from the Front: Covid-era Med Meetings

Smart Meetings

If we had a hybrid component, we would probably have more people opting in to go virtual; that changes what we would have been able to do on site because of our commitments to the hotel and the contracts.”. Contracts. You’ve been here before.

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Alliance Nationwide Exposition, The Hotel Show Pros, Offers 'Risk Free Contracts'

Exhibitor Magazine

Alliance Nationwide Exposition , The Hotel Show Pros, offers the 'Risk Free Contract,' accommodating event cancellations at any tim. WASHINGTON, DC. Company News

The Complete Step-by-Step Festival Planning Guide for 2021

InitLive

Once you have found that perfect venue, you need to set a date, sign a contract, stay within budget, and make payments. In 2021, there are so many marketing channels to choose from and it's up to you to determine what channels are best to reach your target demographics.

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Code Red! Your Fix-It Guide for Today’s Event Emergencies

SmartMeetings

Almost three out of four (72 percent) had produced at least one in-person meeting between March 2020 and August 2021. Meeting professionals are finding they need a cordless adjustable driver with laser light and all-day battery pack to tackle the variety of scenarios in a typical 2021 day.

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How to Host a Hybrid Event in 2021

Bizzabo

According to expert predictions on hybrid , hybrid events truly are the future and a critical strategy for organizers to adopt in 2021. Here’s a glimpse at what the hybrid events team will look like in 2021. Contracts. Hybrid events can seem like an overwhelming topic.

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Harness the Power of Negotiation for Post-Covid Success

Smart Meetings

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‘Strong growth in the volume and value of enquiries and contracts shows that confidence is building in the events, conference and training sector’

Prestige Events Magazine

of events contracted in 6 weeks – up 225%. We’ve seen strong and consistent weekly growth since 19 July in the number of enquiries we’ve received, in the value of the enquiries and in the contracts signed, with substantial increases in the last 6 weeks compared to the previous 6 weeks.

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Summer Is Over & COVID-19 Is Back: Now What?

Endless Events

The Brew Crew decided it’s high time they share their thoughts about the dramatic return of COVID-19 in 2021 and see how their opinions have shifted since the last time they discussed it. It’s 2021 & COVID-19 Is Back: Now What? ” COVID-19 In 2021 Is A PR Problem.

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Contract Negotiation: Post-Pandemic Clauses You Need to Know

Smart Meetings

The answer will always be ‘it depends,’” Ty Sheaks, attorney, author and faculty legal advisor to International Association of Venue Managers, began the latest Smart Meetings webinar, Post-Pandemic Contract Clauses You Need to Know. Editor’s Note: The following is not legal advice.

Showcase wins new contract with Local Government Association

Event Industry News

We are proud to announce that we are back working with the LGA , who are the national voice of local government, working with councils to support, promote and improve.

Virtual and hybrid event trends for 2021 and beyond: Events Reimagined by Hubilo

The MICE Blog

This technology offers smart contracts—not just the art or the collectible nature of that collectible or art. The smart contract is something I wanted to use for this conference.’. ‘I

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Bray Leino Events awarded Expo Dubai contract for the UK Pavilion; develops fully immersive virtual tour

Event Industry News

Bray Leino Events has been awarded the Event Management Services contract for the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, now set to take place in October 2021.

The Event Vax Debate Uncovers Legal, Health and Moral Questions

Smart Meetings

Do you think masks/no masks, vaccines/non-vaxed will or should be an addendum on contracts with venues? Do you think masks/no masks, vaccines/non-vaxxed will or should be an addendum on contracts with venues? — Jennifer Cox (@jicox) June 1, 2021.

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Top 9 Legal Questions About Event Safety and Liability

Event Farm

Your venue and vendor contracts should include an indemnification clause that requires them to abide by the code of conduct and any local or state rules, regulations, and laws pertaining to COVID.

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Event Tech Awards 2021: Meet the Judges – Heidi Legein

Event Industry News

All too many are stuck staring at a specific software or tool they’ve been forced to contract for a period of time and in the end you get a series of copy paste events. A confirmed project is never confirmed until the signed contract is delivered.

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4 Questions that may save your hybrid event

Attendease

Because hybrid formats will likely be more costly to produce than a straight-up virtual event, it creates yet another barrier for event professionals to solve when hosting meetings and events in 2021 and beyond.

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How Many Meetings Hotels Won’t Make It Through 2021?

MeetingsNet

It’s our forecast that 2021 will be a year of two distinct halves,” says Jan Freitag, senior vice president, lodging insights for STR. And if a group’s contracted property suspends operations during that time, “trying to find another hotel to use could be pretty tough

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