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Welcome to GatherGeeks, the event industry podcast, where people passionate about the power of live experiences and events come together. Join host David Adler as he discusses the latest news and trends affecting event marketers, meeting strategists, nonprofit organizers, and everyone in between. This podcast by BizBash is the destination for information, innovation, and inspiration for anyone involved in planning events and meetings, from conferences, trade shows, and fund-raising galas to product launches, festivals, award shows, weddings, and birthdays.

Mar 26, 2019

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik
Guest: Heather Reid
In this episode of GatherGeeks, David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, and Beth Kormanik, editor in chief of BizBash, hear from Heather Reid, the founder and C.E.O. of Planner Protect, an Ontario-based company that offers consulting on event contracts. She discusses how careful reading of contracts can save event hosts and venues more than $25,000 per event, sharing the key words and phrases to watch for in a contract, ways to negotiate important changes, and how these same tips can apply to all aspects of the event industry. Reid also notes the difference between contracts in Canada and the U.S., how a good contract should please both parties, and more.
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