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. […]


Meetings Poised to Bounce Back

May 24, 2021

While 2020 may be forever in our memories as a low point, especially for the meetings and events industry, 2021 is looking quite sunny comparatively. […]


New Guidelines, New Expectations

April 12, 2021

The Washington Post recently announced that “nearly 20% of the U.S. population is fully vaccinated.” The news is encouraging for the travel industry, as statistics trend upward across the board. […]


A First Step Toward Returning to Normal

March 15, 2021

Last Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued its first set of recommendations on activities that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely resume. […]

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