Wed, Nov 14, 2018 2:00 PM EST

Top meeting professionals pride themselves on understanding the ins and outs of hotel and venue contracts, but these agreements have gotten increasingly complicated and full of legalese through the years. This session will feature a Q&A with M&C's legal expert, Jonathan T. Howe Esq., who will answer audience-submitted questions as he aims to help planners navigate the modern contract and steer away from possible traps.

 Sarah J.F. Braley, Senior Editor, Meetings & Conventions


Jonathan T. Howe, Esq
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Jonathan T. Howe, Esq., is president and senior and founding partner of Howe & Hutton Ltd., headquartered in Chicago. The longtime legal expert and columnist for Meetings & Conventions, he has written hundreds of articles and papers on hospitality and meetings, and has spoken to organizations all over the world. He is also general counsel to Meeting Professionals International, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Association Committee of 100, the Sports & Fitness Industry Association and the International Live Events Association, as well as the special advisor to the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Meetings and Travel. Howe was named the inaugural recipient of the Hospitality Industry Attorneys of the Year by the Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys. As an adjunct professor, he has taught courses in association management and hospitality industry law at Roosevelt and DePaul Universities.


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