Canceling or relocating an international meeting on short notice can cost a lot of money in penalties — but there are ways to minimize the impact. The first thing you need to do is make sure you are covered up front. “Contractually, you need to make sure you have some ability to escape if the situation escalates in an area,” says Michael Intravia, president of Allied Intelligence Inc., a St. Louis-based event security firm. Tim Regan, director of operations at WorldTravel Meetings & ...

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