Legal Considerations in the Post-Pandemic Period

Presenter: Joshua L. Grimes, Esq.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
1:00 PM EDT
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As a result of rising vaccination rates and fully-open destinations, the return to in-person meetings is here. However, the initial stages of this “return to normal” will present some alterations to the way we contract and conduct meetings and events.

Join Meetings Today and top meetings industry attorney, Joshua L. Grimes, Esq., principal of Grimes Law Offices, LLC, to discover how you should prepare for the initial phase of the return to in-person events and how to effectively communicate with your facility and destination partners to ensure a successful result for stakeholders and attendees.

Grimes will lend his years of industry experience and presentation skills gained from a prolific speaking resume to present a clear picture of our current industry landscape. He will also discuss considerations and provide tips to help you navigate the post-pandemic period.

Join this webinar and you’ll learn:

  • - Force majeure pointers 
  • - The latest information on “vaccine passports”
  • - Waivers
  • - On-the-ground protocols
  • - Meeting roles and responsibilities 

Earn CEUs: The Events Industry Council has reviewed the learning objectives of this activity and has indicated that attendees will receive 1 CE hours in the Financial Planning Domain of the CMP or CMP-HC Standards.



Joshua GrimesJoshua L. Grimes, Esq.
Grimes Law Offices, LLC

Joshua L. Grimes, Esq., of Grimes Law Offices based in Philadelphia, is a leading attorney in the association, nonprofit, meeting, and hospitality industries. He is a specialist in all matters relating meetings and conventions, as well as association & nonprofit governance.

Mr. Grimes’ expertise includes preparing and negotiating all types of meeting industry contracts. He also advises clients on avoiding liability risks. In addition, many organizations rely on Mr. Grimes to aggressively represent their interests when disputes arise, including in litigation, mediation, and other resolution procedures.

During the COVID-19 crisis, Mr. Grimes is advising meeting planners and event hosts on legal strategies for a safe return to in-person meetings, dealing with health and safety concerns, hybrid meetings. He is advising clients on the best ways to adapt their meetings and policies in the face of continued medical and economic uncertainty.

Mr. Grimes was named a 2020 Meetings Trendsetter by Meetings Today magazine and website. He was also recently awarded the 2019 Partnership Award by the PCMA Greater Philadelphia Chapter.

Mr. Grimes is one of the association and meeting industries’ most prominent speakers. He has appeared before industry professionals throughout the United States, and in Europe, the Middle East, Canada, and Mexico. Aside from his legal practice, Mr. Grimes proudly serves as an elected official, as a Commissioner in Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania.

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