EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast

Episode 17. Event Contracts: What You Need To Know NOW and Planning for the Future

May 05, 2020 Kristina Daniele
EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast
Episode 17. Event Contracts: What You Need To Know NOW and Planning for the Future
Show Notes

Some say fun & law can’t coexist, but that means they haven’t met Annette Stepanian, a real lawyer who makes the law practical, approachable, and dare we say it – even a little fun. Not only can she lay down the law, but Annette equips other creative professionals and small business owners with the legal and business knowledge needed to confidently start and grow their businesses. 

Committed to making legal information accessible for small business owners and entrepreneurs, Annette founded Your Legal BFF®, your go-to online legal bestie for easy to understand and industry specific contract templates and trainings. Through Your Legal BFF® products, one-on-one services and the Office Talk podcast, Annette combines her passion for law and small business to help entrepreneurs protect their business baby! Learn more at or

On Today’s Episode of EXPOsed Conferences™ Podcast Annette helps walk us through some of the challenges we are facing when it comes to our Event Contracts as our events are being cancelled and postponed due to COVID-19.  Annette helps us identify areas we might need to rethink contracts, explaining what Force Majeure Clause in further detail and how we can rethink our event contracts to update or plan for future events.

*Please note there is a little bit of static on this episode, we apologize for any inconvenience in advance.

On this episode we will expose...

-Key areas you should pay attention to and discuss with your clients when reviewing your event contracts
- What is Force Majeure Clause really and does COVID-19 fall under the Force Majeure Clause?
-What potential reprocussions can an event planner expect when dealing with event cancellation and what is the financial impact can it have on their business?
-Understanding under what conditions you might consider when postponing your event
-Thinking through the "breakup" of your contracts - to honor your contracts and preserving your relationships
-How you can anticipate risk and make adjustments to your existing contracts
-Considerations you should make when amending your event contracts
-Best practices for communicating with your vendors and stakeholders
-Preventive measures you can take now to re-evaluate your business

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