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Meeting Planning Legalese
Date:Wed., Aug. 26
Location:Google Maps Address LocatorCrown Plaza San Diego,
Mission Valley,
2270 Hotel Cir N,
San Diego, CA 92108
Board Meeting:10:00am-11:00am
Lunch Program:12:00pm-1:00pm
Site Visit:1:00-1:30pm
Speaker:Sandra Chong, Legal Instructor, Cal State San Marcos & Assistant General Counsel, San Diego Unified School District
Title:Avoiding Contract Pitfalls & Understanding Contract Legalese in Plain English for the Meeting & Event Planner
Description:Participants will review a "standard" contract between a real (unidentified) major hotel chain and an event group. The instructor will explain the meaning and purpose of certain clauses and take questions from the audience. After the presentation participants will be able to:
  • Identify major legal elements required for contract formation.
  • Understand major contract clauses, such as indemnification, cancellation, and force majeure.
  • Know how to use various legal resources

September Event

Harvest Festival & Silent Auction
Date:Wed., Sep. 9
Location:Google Maps Address LocatorHoliday Inn Bayside
4875 N Harbor Dr,
San Diego, CA 92106
Board Meeting:3:00pm-4:00pm
Silent Auction:
Topic:Annual Fundraiser
Charity: Operation Homefront
Pricing:**Please note, this event has special pricing.**
Special Pricing:
Planners/Guests $25.00
Supplier Members $55.00
Supplier Non-members $65.00
Sleeping Rooms:Anyone wishing to stay overnight the evening of September 9 for the 2015 SoCal Silent Auction, the Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside has a limited number of rooms at a Special Industry rate of $99, plus tax, based upon availability. Please contact Jodie Langhammer, CMP, CGMP directly, at 800-650-6660, or to request reservations.
About Operation Homefront:
Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other assistance to families of our service members and wounded warriors.

Operation Homefront Programs:
  • Emergency Financial Assistance
  • Back to School Brigade
  • Star Spangled Baby Showers
  • Homefront Celebrations to honor military spouses
  • Holiday Meals for the Military
  • Homes on the Homefront Program to provide mortgage free homes
  • Operation Homefront Village provides transitional housing
CA service member statistics:
  • California has the largest population of military personnel in the country
  • 13% of all active duty military personnel are stationed in California
  • There are 28 military bases in California
  • 7.2% of all selective reserve reside in California
  • 10% of all post 9/11 veterans reside in California
  • 56.6% of Active Duty military members are married

About SGMP SoCal

The Society of Government Meeting Professionals, Southern California Chapter (SGMP SoCal) is part of a national organization dedicated to improving the knowledge & expertise of individuals in the planning and management of government meetings through education, training and industry relationships.