Events

11/10/21 - 11/11/21: Sharing Economy Global Summit (Open to all; members attend free)

The Marketplace Industry Association is a member of the Sharing Economy Global Summit, which is the world's largest convening of national sharing economy trade groups and associations, including from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and North America. The 2020 Sharing Economy Global Summit will take place at Lloyd's of London in London, England. click here for more information and to register

 
10/13/21 - 10/14/21: Nordic Gig & Sharing Innovation Summit (Open to all; members attend free)

The Marketplace Industry Association is invited to attend the inaugural Nordic Gig & Sharing Innovation Summit, which the only event where industry groups, startups and partners from the Nordic region convene to learn, network and share information crucial for platforms to launch and grow successfully. The 2021 Nordic Gig & Sharing Innovation Summit will take place at Gee in Stockholm, Sweden. click here for more information and to register

9/16/21: Annual Membership Meeting (Members only)

The Marketplace Industry Association meets twice a year, in person, to establish the initiatives for the organization and its membership. The annual meeting will be held from 9am - 12noon PT in San Francisco, CA, following the 2021 Marketplace Risk Management Conference.

9/14/21 - 9/15/21: Marketplace Risk Management Conference (Open to all; members attend free)

The Marketplace Risk Management Conference is the most comprehensive source of education, networking and information sharing for the marketplace, sharing, gig, on-demand, peer-to-peer and collaborative economy. Registration for the Marketplace Risk Management Conference is complimentary for Marketplace Industry Association members. The 2021 Marketplace Risk Management Conference will take place at Bespoke Events in San Francisco, California. click here for more information and to register

5/25/21: Covid Vaccination Requirement & Disclosure Risks for Platforms (Members only)

Karla Grossenbacher of Seyfarth's Labor & Employment Group will lead a discussion about risks and considerations for platforms requiring COVID19 vaccinations, concerns about vaccination disclosure requests, and pitfalls when platforms facilitate the communication of vaccination status. click here for more information and to register

4/19/21: Background Check Discussion (Members only)

Pam Devata of Seyfarth will lead a discussion about background checks and, specifically, platforms considering performing background checks for their entire workforce. The discussion will include high-level, legal risks and common pitfalls that platforms face when performing background checks on workforces.

2/5/20 - 2/6/20: Sharing Economy Global Summit (Open to all; members attend free)

The Marketplace Industry Association is a member of the Sharing Economy Global Summit, which is the world's largest convening of national sharing economy trade groups and associations, including Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America. The Middle East and North America. The 2020 Sharing Economy Global Summit will take place at Lloyd's of London in London, England. 

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11/20/19: Government Affairs and AB5 (Open to all; Access recording here

Join CA Senator Dean Florez (ret.), Nathan Garnett, General Counsel, OfferUp, and Bryan Jamele, Sr Director of Government Affairs, Care.com to learn how your organization can engage in the efforts around improving AB5 through government affairs and lobbying activities. This webinar covers:

 

•Basics of government affairs;

•Business considerations and market strategies;

•How to engage and influence legislators and government agencies / officials; and

•The strategy for improving AB5 for the benefit of marketplaces, workers and consumers in the upcoming legislative session.

10/29/19: Biannual Meeting (Members only)

The Marketplace Industry Association meets twice a year, in person, to establish the initiatives for the organization and its membership. The October biannual meeting will be held in Chicago, Illinois. At this meeting, members will be organizing around AB5 and the Marketplace Industry Association's strategy.

10/28/19: TMC Membership Dinner (Members only)

Join members of the Marketplace Industry Association from around the country for a dinner ahead of the biannual meeting.

10/7/19: AB5 Webinar (Members only)

Seyfarth Shaw will provide the legal background and give an update on AB5, including current legislation, litigation, and alternatives. California Senator Dean Lopez (Ret.) of Balance Public Relations will walk members through the legislative calendar and a possible strategy forward.

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