Whether you're in a buyer or a seller's market, relationships are key to successful contract negotiations. So is knowing what you must have, would like to have and can live without. This presentation focuses on what meeting and event planners can leverage with hotels and venues and includes feedback from PYM LIVE attendees from San Francisco, Chicago and Austin about what they're asking for, getting and using addenda for across the country. Presented on June 6, 2014 at the San Marcos CVB Client Appreciation event by @PYMLive and @JeffRasco. White papers of related content can be found at http://planyourmeetings.com search "contract negotiations."