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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Meeting and Event Planning, 2nd Edition by Robin E. Craven, Lynn Johnson Golabowski

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Chapter 12
Hotel Contracts: Signing on the Dotted Line
In This Chapter
• Define the items that should be in a hotel contract
• Learn the difference between canceling and terminating a meeting-facility contract
• See what indemnification means to you as a planner
• Understand the difference between damages and penalties and which are enforceable
• Learn the difference between actual damages and liquidated damages
• Know how to sign contracts on behalf of an organization
 
Because we are not legal eagles, we have asked John S. Foster, Esq., CHME, a meetings-industry attorney and former hotel director of sales, to help us out with the important topic of hotel contracts. John is an attorney and counsel whose Atlanta-based firm—Foster, Jensen & Gulley, ...

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