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There is Nothing Fine About Fine Print – Costly ‘Boilerplate’ Provisions in Contracts

December 28, 2015

By Barbara F. Dunn O’Neal Esq. Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP With much focus on provisions such as services, fees, cancellation, and force majeure, many event professionals may be bleary-eyed by the time they reach the end of the contract. Yet often at the end of the contract are the “boilerplate” provisions which could be very costly to the group. As such, it […]


QR Codes

November 14, 2015

Joe Clote discusses QR codes and the power they can hold in your print advertising campaigns. [ MeetTV Video ]


What’s New in Ste. Genevieve?

November 13, 2015

Many planners know Ste. Genevieve as Missouri’s first settlement, or they know of it as the ‘gateway’ to the Ste. Genevieve Wine Country – but the most historic city on the Mississippi River has some big news for event planners: In keeping with the French Colonial history of Ste. Genevieve, entrepreneurs Tom & Pat Hooper, […]



April 10, 2015

Name badge holders have made a name for our company. Did you know that ALL KLEERTECH badge holders are available in our classic vinyl AND BIO-D® material? Custom orders are no problem for KLEERTECH. In fact, we manufacture our products on-site in the USA so we can quickly create custom badge holders with your required […]


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


Event Planners Association (EPA) Open House at The Barn

March 26, 2013

Join us on April 4, 2013, when The Barn will be hosting an open house/FAM event in conjunction with the Event Planners Association (EPA) from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Barn is located in Crestwood (1015 S. Sappington Road, Crestwood, MO 63126).  There will be

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