Coronavirus and Your Meeting Contracts
Issues addressed during webinar:
- Define when Coronavirus, or any other calamity, is a Force majeure;
- Understand how Force Majeure clauses are interpreted and the role of “foreseeability” when preparing the clauses;
- Define the meaning of Impossibility, Illegality, Commercial Impracticability, and Frustration of Purpose and how contract law applies these terms;
Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA)Members voted John special recognition as its “Author of the Year” forhis frequent contributions to Convene magazine. His peers have also voted Johna Special Recognition Award as “Corporate Member of the Year” throughthe Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE). John has also been selected as a SubjectMatter Expert (SME) for the Meeting Professionals International (MPI)peer-to-peer assistance program, a select member of the MPI Advisory Panel,and a Platinum Speaker for Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and a former outside counsel for Meeting Professionals International (MPI) onindustry contracts and other legal issues.
John is the Author of the soon to be published “Hotel & Facility Contracts: A Field Guideand Best Practices for Meeting & Event Professionals”.
John’s professional experience includes twelve (12)years as a director of sales and marketing for Hyatt Hotels and Resorts andMarriott Hotels and Resorts. He holds the Certified Hospitality MarketingExecutive (CHME) designation from HSMAI. John is also a volunteer with theGeorgia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts and a member of the Christian LegalSociety.
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