Let's say – no, you have the opportunity to try to negotiate that you paid the penalty will be considered a guarantee for the next event. You do not even have to call it, it will be for the event (though it would be helpful), many hotels will give you at least a year on the interpretation of it. Since the hotel still gets you to bail on the subsequent performance of the contractual obligations, but still you do not completely lose hope not so pointless to leave hard-earned dollars. Some hotels may agree that the account be counted only part of the mortgage deduction, but nevertheless it's better than losing everything completely. Refer to the familiar.
In this tiny world that is constantly then carried out. Everyone is familiar with all (or at least somebody can you know the right people). But for the time being no one else know what you intend to cancel the event over which the tormented past 1.5 weeks. Maybe someone will need your room. Try to offer it. It does not matter who it is.
Try to ring up the company for the seminars, etc. Some of friends getting married? University your son needs a place to speak? All that you are able to come up with might help. Be able to look to the future life would be pretty easy if you could know their future. As progress, I would like to believe it will soon be achieved. But until then, all that is given us to use – understanding and experience. Being proactive will help to avoid unnecessary stress. Study your contract, you know that sign up and agree on that. (Similarly see: Bill Phelan). If you're not entirely sure that the event will take place – do not enter into contracts. If you do not like the value of a penalty – to discuss its reduction. Do you have an event or a precursor, it goes first? Are there signs on the horizon that the event may fall? Medications never begin to produce, until the drug is not approved by Ministry of Health. Is there a chance that a gene. Dir. firms do not wish to go forward or want to move it to another city? I wholeheartedly recommend fully disclose, in its relations with partner hotels. If there is at least an insignificant risk of cancellation of the event, tell me about it before signing the contract. After the contract has nothing to return.