Session 3 – While You Were Quarantining: Independent Contractor Law Changes and Present Status + ELECTION UPDATE FOR BUSINESS!
Much has happened this year regarding the status of independent contractors, and most of it is good news! If you have missed out on the information along the way regarding developments at the federal level and in select states like California, this is a perfect catch-up session. PLUS, MSPA Americas’ Legislative Advisor and Lobbyist, Russ Hollrah, will share perspectives on how the 2020 election may likely impact businesses in the new year and beyond. After this session, attendees will have a better understanding of:
- The key developments this summer with the Department of Labor regarding Independent Contractors
- The current status to the challenge to California’s AB5 bill
- How business is likely to be impacted by the results of the this year’s federal election
Session 4 – Financial Resources Toolkit: Beyond PPP
You’ve got your PPP loan, maybe your EIDL loan – now what? How does forgiveness work? Are there any more current resources out there that you haven’t tapped? What is the latest on another round of stimulus? Our financial expert will answer all these questions and more in this very important session. MP’s Paul Carelis, VP of HR and Client Services, and Gerry Guzman, MP Account Executive for MSPA Americas will lead you through the financial opportunities present and prospective to weather through the pandemic challenges.
Session 5 – Adapting to an Uncharted Marketplace
The business world has already changed dramatically this year. How much of this is permanent? And for those elements which may not be here for the long term, what is their timetable? How do we adapt to re-invigorate our businesses and help our clients get back on to their own paths of success? A panel of business leaders who work in the realms of local, national, and international dynamics share their insights on the future and the best roads to profitability. This session includes presentations by Betsy Gardner Eckbert, President/CEO of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Nick Grounds, President & Executive Director of the British American Chamber of Commerce, and is moderated by Jerry Ross, President of the National Entrepreneur Center.
After this session, attendees will have a better understanding of:
- Lessons learned from this extraordinary year
- The latest national and international data and trends
- How businesses have re-invented themselves for survival
- What it will take for companies to Survive and Thrive going forward
Session 7 – COVID-19 Liability Forum: Protecting You and Your Clients.
The shutting down of our economies has had devastating effects on restaurants, hotels, attractions, casinos and other forms of hospitality. But the tide is turning and there is reason for optimism on the horizon! This panel of hospitality leaders will share national data and other information to help you understand the timetables for recovery and opportunities to engage with your clients. This panel is moderated by Bill Lupfer, Executive Director of the Florida Attractions Association and features John Goodman (ICON Park), Christian Savelli (Cruise Lines International Association), Jacob Pewitt Yancey (Visit Florida), Scot Carson (Amusement Advantage) and Thomas W. Draper (Greater Orlando Aviation Authority).