COVID-19

Risky Business

June 29, 2021

When COVID-19 swept through the nation, Cheri Davis, owner of Cheri Denise Events, was among the planners navigating a sea of cancellations. She always knew contract language was important, but in the chaos, she witnessed how good and bad contracts played out. She explains that planning for the unexpected begins in the negotiation stage. “It’s too late after the unexpected happens,” she says. As we return to the meetings and events game, it’s essential for planners to include contract language that highlights coronavirus risks, and protects them legally and financially if someone gets sick. […]

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Taking Pride in the Meetings and Events Industry

June 28, 2021

In our increasingly interconnected world, openness and appreciation of differences are paramount to create welcoming experiences. According to the LGBT Meeting Professionals Association (LGBT MPA), its Day of Diversity — to be celebrated on June […]