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How Meeting Planners Can Negotiate With Hotels in a Seller's Market
Here is how hotels have tweaked attrition terms to their advantage.
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Solutions to 9 Group-Contract Conundrums
M&C's longtime legal expert, Jonathan T. Howe, took on planner questions at Northstar Meetings Group's...
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The Importance of Proper Punctuation in Contracts
Even a misplaced (or missing) comma can wreck a contract.
Top Five Elements of an Effective Debrief
Top Five Elements of an Effective Debrief
Plan in advance, create a safe forum and be sure to be honest.
Update on the Status of Privacy Shield in the Age of GDPR
The older program is not replaced by, but rather compliments the new requirements.
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How a Contract Can Protect Your Group From Hotel Renovations
A well-written legal agreement can protect your meeting from being displaced.
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Hotel Contracts in the Wake of Commission Cuts
Room night commission cuts mean planners cannot provide "free" services anymore.
Best Practice Tip: Include This Duty-of-Care Global Forecast in Your 2019 Forecasting
A new iJET study examines threats in high-risk regions around the world. 
Do We Make Too Many Assumptions About Safety?
Recent research suggests planners need to ask the hard questions.
Where Do You Want to Be Sued?
Questions of jurisdiction must be answered in all event contracts.
How One Planner Created a Better Contract
How One Planner Created a Better Contract
The right clause can make all the difference.
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5 Tips for Creating a Bulletproof Hotel Contract
The best practices for customizing a contract to match your meeting's needs.