Upcoming Events

Lisa is available to speak at your event on a wide variety of legal topics related to the meeting industry. For more information, contact Lisa at Lisa@devlinfirm.com.


February 6, 2018
SmartMeetings Webinar
“Changes in the Event World: Are New Clauses Needed?

March 7, 2018
New York Society of Association Executives
“Point/Counterpoint: Two Industry Lawyers Discuss How Event Contracts Are Changing in Today’s World’

May 8, 2018
SmartMeetings Webinar
To be announced

June 13, 2018
Meeting Professionals International-Pittsburgh Chapter
“Today’s Hottest Event Contracts Issues”

August 7, 2018
SmartMeetings Webinar
“Force Majeure in a Scary World”

August 23-25, 2018
Salt Lake City

September 18, 2018
MPI Sacramento Sierra Nevada Chapter
Contracts workshop and luncheon keynote

September 25, 2018
Small Market Meetings Conference
Ontario, CA
“Understanding Contract Issues and Negotiation Strategies”

November 6, 2018
SmartMeetings Webinar
To be announced

Previously recorded webinars:

“Ask the Legal Expert: Your Burning Contract Questions”
Smart Meetings
Originally presented May 8, 2018

“Beyond Event Contract Basics: Do You Need Special Clauses?”
Smart Meetings
Originally presented February 6, 2018

“Improving Contract Negotiation Skills: Getting to ‘Yes.'”
Smart Meetings
Originally presented November 8, 2016

November 8, 2016
Smart Meetings Webinar
“How to Improve Negotiations with Suppliers”
(This link also includes access to Lisa Sommer Devlin’s prior recorded webinars.)

“Problem Contract Clauses and How to Avoid Them”
Smart Meetings
Originally presented March 15, 2016

“Hotel Contract Best Practices”
Successful Meetings
Originally presented March 9, 2016