SITE Northeast Series - Meeting Planner Toolkit: Force Majeure - Fuhgeddaboudit 


Join SITE Northeast on April 21 for the first event in our Meeting Planner Toolkit Series. In this session, we'll view contracts from both the Planner and Hotel perspective: looking beyond Force Majeure to protect your program and discussing liability issues for meetings going forward.



Barbara Dunn, Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Barbara Dunn is a partner in the Chicago office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP. For nearly three decades, Barbara has focused her practice on representing organizations in the travel, hospitality, exhibition, and meetings industries as well as non-profits and related organizations on a wide variety of legal issues. She is a nationally recognized hospitality industry attorney and a highly sought-after speaker and author on issues affecting the hospitality industry. Barbara is also a member of the Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys (AHIA) and was the President of AHIA from 2016-2018.


Steven Rudner, Rudner Law Offices                                                                          

Meetings and Conventions magazine has recently referred to Steven M. Rudner as one of the most respected meetings-industry attorneys, and Meetings Focus magazine has referred to him as one of the “leading lights of our industry” as well as a top industry innovator. Rudner’s law firm exclusively represents thousands of hotels, resorts and conference centers throughout the world. The firm’s clients include some of the world’s largest hotel companies, prestigious independent  properties, management companies, luxury collections, conference centers and  others. Rudner is Past-President of the Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys  (AHIA), and frequently speaks to industry organizations, including MPI, PCMA, HSMAI, RCMA and AH&LA. He is a member of the State Bars of New York, Texas, Arizona, Colorado and the District of Columbia. Rudner’s creative approach to legal issues has twice captured the attention of The Wall Street Journal and has  made him one of the most popular speakers on issues of concern to the hospitality industry.

12:30pm - 1:30pm EDT

April 21th 2021


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