TITLE

Contracts: Getting to the Fine Print

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Religious Conference Manager;Feb2007, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on securing contracts during meetings and events. According to the author, it can be considered the most important work of a meeting planner is to get contracts. The author suggests that planners research about their suppliers. The author stated that its important for a contract to have a clause about non-liability for attrition.
ACCESSION #
24375590

 

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