Available On-Demand Until 11/17/2012

Earn CEUS for CMP-IS Domain: B. Project Management Clock Hours: 1 hour

There are so many differences between negotiating and contracting with hotels and convention centers in the U.S. and overseas that meeting professionals often say critical factors can get “lost in translation.” Listen in as two seasoned association meeting pros and an industry attorney explain how to communicate your needs, wants, and interests when booking your overseas event.

  • Explain the pros and cons of agreements and contracts
  • Clarify the different pricing models for contracting meeting space abroad
  • Review the legal implications of not fulfilling elements of the contract or agreement   
  • Reveal best practices for effectively communicating with different cultures
  • Help you manage language barriers

Panelists Include:

  • James M. Goldberg, Principal, Goldberg & Associates, PLLC
  • Rhonda Williams, Senior Meetings Manager, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Phelps Hope, CMP, Vice President of Meetings and Expositions, Kellen Company
  • Moderator: Betsy Bair, Editorial Director, MeetingsNet

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