Understanding Indemnification

Many hotel and convention center contract provisions can be difficult to understand, even for an experienced meeting planner, but the most confusing language is generally found under the heading “indemnification” or “hold harmless.”

To understand this often complex provision, one must first understand what happens when someone is injured while attending a meeting or exhibition. If the victim's damages are not easily satisfied, a lawsuit is usually filed, and any party with any relatio

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