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May 15, 2018
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Americas: What to Do When Headlines Threaten Your Meeting


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Sometimes, news headlines can cause potential attendees to panic and cancel their plans to attend, regardless of the real risks. For example, the dramatic footage of the lava flows from the Kilauea volcano demolishing a car on the Big Island of Hawaii has caused some attendees of an upcoming event on Maui to call their meeting organizer to say they’re not so sure they want to go anywhere near the eruption they see playing out on their screens.

The concerned event organizers turned to their meetings industry attorney, Joshua Grimes, Esq., with Grimes Law Offices, to find out what recourse, if any, they have if their skittish attendees decide to blow off the event en masse. Is this covered by force majeure? 

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