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Risk Management Basics for Event Professionals

November 13, 2014

By Barbara F. Dunn, Esq. Partner: Barnes & Thornburg LLP Event professionals play an integral role in managing risk and liability for their organization. As such, it is important to understand the “tools” event professionals have in their “tool box” to manage risk on behalf of their clients and for their own organization. As you […]


Meetings, Technology and Data… Oh My!

August 20, 2014

by Barbara F. Dunn, Esq. Partner: Barnes & Thornburg LLP Organizations are continuing to expand the scope of their use of new technology and social media in connection with their meetings and events. What once was recognized as a passing fad has now proven to be very effective. Yet with the new technology comes new potential areas of liability which must be considered […]


Risk Management Techniques for Meeting Professionals (Part 2 of 2)

October 2, 2013

By Barbara F. Dunn, Esq. Meeting professionals play an integral role in managing risk and liability for their organizations. In part one of this series, we explored the various types of liability organizations must consider in connection with their meetings. This article will focus on the


Legal Issues In the Virtual Atmosphere

March 15, 2013

  We often focus our time and attention to legal issues involving face to face meetings. From hotel and convention center contracts to accidents and emergencies while onsite at meetings, legal issues can abound. So it might follow logic that with virtual events, the legal issues would be far less. That logic is, unfortunately, not […]

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