I am a seasoned meeting planner, own my own conference/event management company for the past 13 years and in the industry for almost 30 years. I negotiate all my own contracts and have for years. I have known Heather Reid for quite some time and I do know her passion for the topic of negotiations. I found this session to be THE best I have ever taken. I learned new tips, validated others and thoroughly enjoyed the 3 modules. Heather’s approach to delivery, a comfortable voice speed, her in de…
I hire first-class resources and Heather Reid is one of those resources…..for her depth of expertise, her credibility in the industry, and her knowledge of what I do.
Heather really knows her stuff when it comes to contracts. It is great learning from someone who has not only the experience but the passion
Thank you for taking the time to explain contracts to us. I appreciate that I know that there is an honest person I can turn to help me with my event venue contracts.
Dora D, Independent Planner
Heather is one of the most knowledgeable people I know when it comes to event negotiations. She provides the most valuable service to the meeting industry I’ve seen in years.
There’s nothing scarier than getting a sign-back right away.
You know they didn’t review the contract closely. That lack of attention could come back to haunt us both.
Planner Protect is putting planners on equal footing with hotels. That is a huge step for our industry.
Navigating the Legalese was an innovative overview of the “ins” and “outs” of venue contracts. The session provides tricks of the trade in the contract game. Great value and great learning experience.
CanSPEP workshop Venue Contracts: Digging Deep and Wide.
After 20 years in the event industry, it is stimulating to attend a workshop that demonstrates we still have things to learn and can continue to improve our services. Heather’s presentation was informative, eye-opening and well delivered.
Even after 24 years experience in event planning I still had “aha” moments where Heather showed me ways of negotiating better contracts
Susan P, Independent Planner