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GrayRobinson alcohol law and food law attorney Elizabeth A. DeConti and alcohol law and food law attorney, Grace H. Yang, will present at the 2016 Hospitality Law Conference to be held on February 22-24, 2016 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston, TX.

The 2016 Hospitality Law Conference will host over 40 educational sessions offering continuing education credit including CLE, CPE, HRCI, ARPM, CPDM, CCMP, CHAE, and CHTP. Topics include employment issues, claims management, anti-trust issues, trends and challenges in compliance, finance, law, risk, safety, and security.

As a champion alliance partner with in support of the 2016 Hospitality Law Conference, members of the GrayRobinson nationwide alcohol beverage and food law industry team will be presenting the following sessions:

Corporate Counsel Roundtables: Social Media and Alcohol – Do You Know How to Mix This Cocktail?
DATE: February 22, 2016
TIME: 10:45 am - 11:45 pm
We have moved past a few tweets and a “like.” Social media is more complex now, and it is everywhere. How does your social media policy address alcohol? Do you understand the tied house issues associated with your liking, tagging, and sharing? Come hear GrayRobinson attorney, Elizabeth DeConti, present an overview of the legal issues involved in the use of social media for alcohol advertisements related to licensed premises.

Hospitality Forum I: The Role of Third Party Ad Agencies in Your Regulated Business
DATE: February 23, 2016
TIME: 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Join GrayRobinson attorney, Elizabeth DeConti, as she discusses how the legal use of unlicensed third party advertising and promotions agencies is one of the most misunderstood subjects in our business. Learn about how licensed retailers may and may not use these companies to promote their alcohol business.

How to Manage the Management Agreement
DATE: February 23, 2016
TIME: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Join GrayRobinson attorney, Grace Yang, as she addresses the complicated landscape of interim food and beverage contracts, management agreements, and the compliance issues, which arise from the two. These agreements can be challenging for chains because there is no “one size fits all” as a result of variances in state enforcement policies. The presentation will cover common issues and will provide some best practices.

Please visit the Hospitality Law Conference page for more information or to register


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