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A.I. and Meeting Contracts: Don’t Ignore the Warning Label

The new meetings industry AI engine is impressive, but planners need to understand how best to use its contracts section and how human expertise is still required.

Warning: Please note that the generated output is not legal advice. You are advised to consult a lawyer.

That’s the small print on the legal prompts in Spark, the meetings-specific generative AI engine launched earlier this year by the Professional Convention Management Association and Gevme, an event technology provider. According to one meetings industry attorney, that’s a warning well worth heeding.

Overall, Spark is an impressive AI tool, with built-in prompts designed specifically to help planners in a number of surprising ways, including analyzing session feedback, brainstorming event themes, writing press releases and LinkedIn posts, and creating attendee polls. However, according to Joshua Grimes, Esq., of Grimes Law Offices, LLC, the legal contracts section of the Spark platform should be approached with care.

Read the full article from MeetingsNet to learn more about the legal aspects of new events and meetings AI products on the market.

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