MEETING PLANNER'S LEGAL HANDBOOK
"practical...and user friendly."
"...it is simply a must
That's how reviewers have described "The Meeting Planner's
Legal Handbook," a 162-page desk reference which helps a meeting planner cope with
the challenges of today's seller's market.
"The Meeting Planner's Legal Handbook" comprehensively
discusses contract issues, providing the planner with a detailed checklist of items that
should be included in all meeting agreements, as well as sample contract language for many
of the items. The book provides insights into federal and state laws and court decisions
which dictate provisions that must or should be included in a well-drafted meeting
Used as a text for the "Convention and Exposition Law and
Ethics" course at Northern Virginia Community College, "The Meeting Planner's
Legal Handbook" also devotes chapters to:
- taxation issues;
- antitrust aspects of meetings;
- employment law, with special emphasis
on the Americans with Disabilities Act;
- tort liability, including alcohol
server issues; and
- intellectual property considerations,
including music licensing and recording of speakers' presentations.
Author of the book is James M. Goldberg, a Washington, DC, lawyer who
teaches the NVCC course and who has 30 years' experience in negotiating and reviewing
agreements for meetings, conventions, trade shows and ancillary services.
Cost: "The Meeting Planner's Legal Handbook," a
useful tool for association, corporate and independent planners at all levels of
experience, is priced at $59.95, plus $6.00 shipping and handling.
To Order: Send check for $65.95 to Goldberg &
Associates, PLLC, 1909 K Street, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20006-1117. Credit
card orders cannot be accepted.