September 11, a recession, and the continuing threat of terrorism: The world may never be like it was before, but it will get better. Meanwhile, what's a meeting executive to do?
One way to cope in troubled times is to focus on improving contract provisions. I have written before about contract issues such as cancellation, attrition, and termination (acts of God) clauses. Those clauses should be negotiated, drafted, and implemented in a manner that reflects the new reality: Meeting ex