The Hard Work of Innovating

Bob Priest-Heck, president and COO of Freeman, on what holds us back from executing on creative and fresh ideas at our events.

by Bob Priest-Heck

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Risk and the Zika Virus

Much is still unknown about the Zika virus. Convene talked to industry veteran Joan Eisenstodt about how to manage the risks to your meeting.

by Barbara Palmer

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6 Tips for Covering Catastrophes in Contracts

Blizzards and flooding in the East and the news about the spread of the Zika virus have us thinking about worst-case scenarios.

by John S. Foster, Esq., CHME

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