Should presenter contracts include a no brown M&Ms rider?

Conferences that Work

Van Halen ‘s 1982 World Tour performance contract contained a provision calling for them to be provided backstage with a bowl of M&Ms from which all the brown candies had been removed.

7 Critical Tips for Contract Clauses

SmartMeetings

Writing contracts and negotiating terms with suppliers can be tricky. In a recent Smart Meetings webinar, veteran hospitality contracts attorney Lisa Sommer Devlin shared some tips for creating win-win contracts. Here are the contract clauses you shouldn’t do without.

Contracting Conference Speakers

Gallus Events

And how many did I ask to sign a contract or any kind of agreement before they spoke? Contracting conference speakers just wasn’t something I did. Formalising the “contract” between speakers and event organiser.

Common Contract Mistakes

Connect Your Meetings

Register now for “Common Contract Mistakes” Sometimes little errors can cause big problems. Learning Objectives: Learn common contracting mistakes that are most likely to lead to disputes. Learn negotiation tips to help you get a better contract.

AV Contracts Explained

Canadian Special Events

As an event planner, you need to sign a lot of contracts and let’s face it, some of them can be confusing, particularly the AV contracts. Luckily, Jon Trask breaks it down what you need to know to get through a long and complex AV contract. .

Venue Contract Negotiations: A Primer for Eventprofs

EventMB

Are you negotiating a venue contract for the first time or need a refresher on getting a better deal? The post Venue Contract Negotiations: A Primer for Eventprofs by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. Venues negotiation venues venue contract negotiation

5 Critical Things You Need in an Event Planner Contract

Capterra Event Management

Before those expectations are met, they must be clearly defined in an event planner contract, not only to establish certainty between you and your client, but to protect you from the ramifications of any obstacles that may come up. ” Sample event planner contracts.

Showsec signs five-year contract renewal with SMG

Event Industry News

Showsec have renewed their contract with venue management group and the UK’s biggest arena operator, SMG Europe. Showsec’s dedication to developing the marketplace and continual focus on training played a key part in SMG’s decision to renew the contract.

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Contract trends: What’s old may be new again

Plan Your Meetings

percent of respondents claim contract negotiations are becoming more complex. Today’s hotel meeting contracts are getting longer and longer and that would certainly indicate more specificity, if not more complexity. What does your contract say about safety and security protocols?

Negotiating the Perfect Multiyear Contract

SmartMeetings

Long-term contracts —three, five or even ten years—can save you money, especially if you book during a hotel or resort’s slower times. “A A three-year contract can mean a 10 percent savings,” says John Berglund, CEO of Mira Smart Conferencing , a management software firm in Clayton, Missouri.

What to Always Include in Your Event Planning Contract

Social Tables

In any type of contract work, miscommunication can arise between the contractor and client. You need a written contract to outline the terms and conditions of your service. A contract will be the go-to source in the event of a dispute. A contract is your safety net.

Danco secures Latitude contract

Event Industry News

The post Danco secures Latitude contract appeared first on Event Industry News. Celebrating what could be considered the best aspects of music, film, culture, poetry, theatre and everything in between, Latitude Festival began its journey in 2006.

6 Strategies for Large Event Contract Negotiations

SmartMeetings

While some event professionals may gleefully embrace the prospect of negotiating contracts for large events, many would rather run for the hills. You would be surprised at how many people do not actually read every line in a contract.

Protecting Your Event with Contracts and Insurance

MeetingsNet

Thorough and appropriate contract coverage is a must. Negotiating & ContractsHannah Kinnersley. Don’t let a series of unfortunate events derail your conference. Don’t let a series of unfortunate events derail your conference. read more.

Catering Contract Template

GatherHere

Our catering contract template keeps you organized while providing all the event, guest, and venue details you and your customer need to make your catering event a success. Here are a few key features you’ll find in our catering contract template: Customizable logo.

TicketQuarter wins new music contracts

Event Industry News

TicketQuarter has won a series of new contracts for a range of musical events. The post TicketQuarter wins new music contracts appeared first on Event Industry News.

Warrington Wolves sign security contract with Showsec

Event Industry News

Showsec has signed a new two-year contract with Warrington Wolves to provide security services for all upcoming home games. However, this is the first time a permanent contract has been in place.

Star wins Ramblin’ Man contract

Event Industry News

The contract comes on the back of a successful sophomore year for the 15,000 capacity event, which Classic Rock magazine described as ‘the best new festival […]. The post Star wins Ramblin’ Man contract appeared first on Event Industry News.

10 Essential Points to Include in Your Venue Contract

BizBash

Marriott Hawaii Employees Ratify New Contract, Ending Strike

PCMA Convene

Marriott International’s 2,700 workers in Hawaii have ratified a new contract, ending a nearly two-month-long strike. ( usatoday.com. USA Today ). Read More. Places & Spaces News Junkie

Event Contract Template

GatherHere

Gather’s contract template keeps you organized while providing all the event, guest, and venue details you and your customer need. Our contract template helps your private events program run smoothly while saving time, impressing clients, and keeping important event info all in one place.

IMG retains Hyde Park Winter Wonderland contract through 2023/24

Event Industry News

IMG-owned PWR Events has been awarded the contract to continue to manage and produce Hyde Park Winter Wonderland for the next six years, through to 2023/24, by The Royal Parks. The post IMG retains Hyde Park Winter Wonderland contract through 2023/24 appeared first on Event Industry News.

What Is Inefficient Risk Transfer? The Use of Indemnification in Construction Contracts

BizBash

In parenting, there is no written contract between the adult and to child to transfer the responsibility for the loss or damage. In construction, there should be a written contract to transfer the risk when you are stuck between a rock and a hard place.

Arena Group secure Newmarket Racecourse interiors contract

Event Industry News

Arena Group has secured a new three-year contract to deliver high-end contemporary interior design and complete internal fit-out for Newmarket Racecourse events, May 2017. The post Arena Group secure Newmarket Racecourse interiors contract appeared first on Event Industry News.

Danco secures The Big Feastival contract

Event Industry News

The post Danco secures The Big Feastival contract appeared first on Event Industry News. A feel-good festival of food and music for all the family, The Big Feastival began its journey in 2011 on Alex James’ Farm in Kingham.

Did the FAR Lose Its Mojo in the Government Contracts World? Depends.

BizBash

In Lockheed , the Army awarded two separate indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity, time-and-materials (“T&M”) contracts to Lockheed for various support services. As the government conceded in its briefs, FAR 42.202 is not a term of the contract.

Why You Need a Contract as an Independent Professional

BizBash

Contracts are an essential part of a successful independent consulting project, creating a sense of professionalism, encouraging communication, and ensuring a streamlined process

Grass Roots awarded three-year Sibos contract

Event Industry News

The post Grass Roots awarded three-year Sibos contract appeared first on Event Industry News.

What To Include In Your Event Legal Contracts

Event Planning BluePrint

Question: Have you ever run up against a client who suddenly stopped paying for your event services, which left you wondered what to include in your event legal contracts to protect you and your event business? Your Event Legal Contracts. What To Include In Your Event Legal Contracts.

Freeman grows and extends Media 10 contract

Event Industry News

Freeman, the leading global provider of brand experiences has secured a new three-year contract with multi-award winning events company and long-term client, Media 10. The post Freeman grows and extends Media 10 contract appeared first on Event Industry News.

[Webinar] Hotel Contract Clauses Planners Should Be Using but Probably Aren’t

MeetingsNet

Whether you’re a novice or an old pro, this webinar will help you keep up with changes in hotel contracts. Attend this webinar to: Identify and understand the problems and solutions behind new clauses being used in hotel contracts.

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attend2IT awarded Southampton Boat Show IT contract

Event Industry News

attend2IT has secured a new contract with British Marine Boat Shows to provide Wi-Fi and IT infrastructure at one of the UK’s leading outdoor boat shows. The post attend2IT awarded Southampton Boat Show IT contract appeared first on Event Industry News.

Bristol Harbour Festival awards REM Four Year Contract

Event Industry News

Bristol City Council has awarded Richmond Event Management (REM) the contract to organise the annual Bristol Harbour Festival until 2021. The post Bristol Harbour Festival awards REM Four Year Contract appeared first on Event Industry News.

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British Athletics awards temporary structures contract to GL Events

Event Industry News

GL events UK has been awarded the contract to provide temporary structures at all three UK Athletics managed events this summer and onward until 2019. The post British Athletics awards temporary structures contract to GL Events appeared first on Event Industry News.

Can I Negotiate Venue AV Charges? – Whiteboard Wednesdays

Endless Events

It includes some contract language when it comes to this. A lot of planners are starting to include language to that effect in their contracts already. So, before you even sign the contract with your venue. All of this is negotiable before you sign the contract.

Managing Your Top 3 Legal Meeting Contract Challenges

MeetingsNet

Housing Association Conventions and Expos Negotiating & Contracts Safety & SecurityAdvice from a legal expert on how to protect your rates, avoid attrition, and manage risk.

Power Logistics win 3-year contract extension with Jockey Club Racecourses

Event Industry News

The post Power Logistics win 3-year contract extension with Jockey Club Racecourses appeared first on Event Industry News.

Construction Contracts And Arbitration Provisions: Is The Word “May” Mandatory? Maybe!

BizBash

In construction contracts, parties attempt to use plain and ordinary words to describe their respective obligations. Or when parties use the word “may” in their contract, performance is permissive or optional given the plain meaning of the word. You don’t always say what you mean.

drp wins new contract with Herbert Smith Freehills

Event Industry News

drp has won a four-year contract with one of the world’s leading law firms, Herbert Smith Freehills, and this new relationship will see drp produce their regional and global practice group and partner conferences portfolio.

RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2018 – Major new contract for EFS Europe

Event Industry News

Jeremy Simpson, EFS’s Business Development Manager said: ‘We were delighted to work with the Royal Horticultural Society for the first time and the contract was a major coup for us.

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CSM Live awarded 5-year contract to deliver the RHS Tatton Flower Show

Event Industry News

The post CSM Live awarded 5-year contract to deliver the RHS Tatton Flower Show appeared first on Event Industry News.

Showsec land prestigious contract for the Royal Highland Show

Event Industry News

Showsec have been presented with a prestigious opportunity to achieve further growth in Scotland after securing a contract to work with one of Europe’s iconic celebrations of farming, food and rural life.

GES wins prestigious UK Furniture Shows contract in multi-year deal

Event Industry News

The post GES wins prestigious UK Furniture Shows contract in multi-year deal appeared first on Event Industry News. GES, a global full-service provider for live events, has been appointed official supplier for the Manchester and January Furniture Shows, effective from April 2017.