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September 2018 Education Program: Hospitality Business Legal Contract Basics

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

$20 – $55

Join MPI-NM and Albuquerque lawyer, Jeffrey Mitchell, for a morning program (BREAKFAST IS INCLUDED) on everyone’s favorite topic, contracts. This session will be a mix of the legal basics of contracts in the hospitality business and, in particular, contracts pertaining to meeting planning and events. Some of it will be a refresher on the nuts and bolts of how to form a valid contract. Additionally, we will take an in depth look at contracts pertaining to meeting space and group room contracts. We’ll cover:  
1. The two basic types of valid business contracts
2. The four essential components that must be present to create a valid contract
3. The consequences of breaching an enforceable contract
4. How to avoid legal difficulties related to contracts before they arise
5. Contract clauses commonly utilized in hospitality contracts

-Cancellation Clauses
-Attrition clauses
-Indemnification clauses
-Payment terms

6. Important forms of meeting space contracts used in lodging operations
7. Important forms of group rooms contracts used in lodging operations

Venue tours will be available after the program.

This program is pending approval for 1.00 CE clock hour 

Presented by Jeffrey Mitchell


Hosted by



Karena Feltman
VP Education
education @mpinm.org


Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113 United States
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