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Speaking Engagement Contract
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CONTRACT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT AGREEMENT THIS AGREEMENT is made this current day day of current month current year by and between company name Speaker and company name Customer Recitals A. Speaker is in the business of providing live speaking services for fee. B. Customer desires to have Speaker render specific services the Services or Speakers Services as set forth in Exhibit B. C. Services shall be rendered on specific date the Event and according to the terms as set forth in Exhibit B. Agreements

In consideration of the mutual covenants set forth in this Agreement Customer and Speaker hereby agree as follows. 1. Engagement of Services. Speaker agrees to render to Customer as follows. Provide to Customer pre event consultation by phone or in person prior to the Event in order to finalize specific topics or an outline of what is to be spoken about the Topics as well as the speaking the Times determine the format and whether any Question and Answer periods are applicable whether Customer desires accessibility to the Speaker by the intended audience whether the Speaker is to perform specific tasks the Speakers Duties to set forth any locations the Locations that Speaker will be required to travel to in order to render the Services to Customer or adhere to the event schedule the Schedule as provided by Customer to Speaker and agreed upon in writing by Speaker. Customer has the sole responsibility for arranging this pre event consultation with Speaker and failure of the occurrence of pre event consultation shall not constitute breach of this Agreement. Provide the agreed Services on the dates Times and Locations as agreed upon in the Specifications. Provide proof of agreed upon expenses associated with the Event and the execution of Speakers Services and present them to Customer for approval. Provide to Customer in writing answers to any questions submitted to Speaker concerning the Topics provided those questions are received no less than days prior to the Event. Agree to adhere to any restrictions imposed upon Speaker concerning Topics; restrictions that may be imposed by the venue; restrictions that may be imposed by municipality or any other jurisdiction that the Speaker or Customer may be subject to.

2. Specifications. Speaker agrees to provide the Services pursuant to the specifications set forth in Exhibit attached hereto the Specifications 3. Use of Photographic Audio and Video Recordings. Speaker will retain all rights to any and all photographic materials and audio or video recordings made of the Speakers participation in the event unless otherwise agreed upon. Customer may not use sell or distribute these materials or use Speakers voice speech content quotes or likeness in any way that could be construed as an endorsement of the Customer the Customers organization company cause or any other use without the Speakers written permission or as agreed upon in Exhibit B. 4. Ownership Rights. Speaker shall retain under the fullest extent under the law full copyright and interest in any and all recordings film digital files proofs samples prints or negatives created produced or otherwise captured by the audience or Customer during the rendering of the Services. Customer agrees to return to Speaker any materials Customer may have of Speakers such as promotional materials samples recordings artwork mock ups comps text digital media film images or any other physical or digital embodiment of Speakers creative work performed under this Agreement.

Upon termination or expiration of this Agreement Customer agrees to be solely responsible for any additional use of materials and advertisements created by Speaker pursuant to this Agreement. Additional expenses may include but are not limited to. Fees licenses translations royalties talent and other associated fees. Speakers obligation in 4. shall not apply in any respect to foreign use. The following is to be used if you are granting rights to your Customer in Exhibit and is to set forth the license and limitation. It is important to do this so you grant only right to use the materials that is non exclusive and does not call into question whether the work you performed could be considered Works for Hire and gives all of the rights to the Customer. Customer is granted non exclusive worldwide right to use the materials for Customers own promotional advertising internal use or any other agreed upon use as outlined in Exhibit B. Photos or materials are NOT to be resold or distributed to any third parties or event participants. Speakers copyright must accompany all use of the materials whenever possible and must read Copyright current year credits. 5. Compensation. For all of Speakers Services under this Agreement Customer shall compensate Speaker in cash pursuant to the terms of Exhibit attached hereto. In the event Customer fails to make any of the payments referenced in Exhibit by the deadline set forth in Exhibit Speaker has the right but is not obligated to pursue any or all of the following remedies. terminate the Agreement withhold all materials Services and content bring legal action. If Speaker has agreed to co sponsor the event in exchange for promoting Speakers own organization message services or products the Customer shall adhere to the requirements and deliverables pursuant to the terms of Exhibit attached hereto with respect to Speakers products promotional materials and advertising. All licenses shall be revoked if Customer fails to make any of the payments referenced in Exhibit by the deadline set forth in Exhibit A. 6. Limited Warranty and Limitation on Damages.

Customer agrees to indemnify and hold Speaker harmless with respect to any claims loss lawsuit liability or judgment suffered by Customer that results from the use of any material prepared by Speaker or execution of Service by Speaker or at the direction of Speaker which has been materially changed from the Specifications. Speaker shall not be responsible for failing to render services concerning missing any location topics special requests or speaking with any specific audience member or group that is requested by customer unless that request has been made in writing and agreed upon in Exhibit B. Speaker shall not be responsible for any adverse effects or the impact of such upon deliverables resulting from but not limited to. weather timing actions of individuals present at any speaking location or deliverables dependent upon the actions or presence of individuals at any speaking location transportation issues equipment failure access to speaking locations or anything else not under the control of the Speaker. Speaker shall not be responsible for any delay or loss of speaking time due to any action or inaction or adverse effect that the Customer may experience that is the result of any action or inaction on the part of the Customer. 7. Resources and Equipment. Customer agrees to make available any items hardware or software as Customer and Speaker may agree are reasonably necessary for such purpose. Specific items and hardware or software requirements are listed on Exhibit attached hereafter. 8. Non competition. Speaker shall have no restrictions on other professional Speakers being at the event. Customer warrants that Customer has not signed any exclusive contracts with any other Speaker or Agency that would preclude or interfere with Speakers right to render the Services or otherwise conduct business at the event.

9. Event Deliverables. Customer shall have responsibility for the following event deliverables. EXAMPLE. Edit the deliverables below as you see fit. a copy of official event credentials and or any security passes required to move around event locations. b parking pass that is as close to the event location as possible.

c Access to secure storage area at the event location for equipment and materials. d Contact cell phone numbers for event staff at event location who are responsible for event planning PR or production or for any deliverable listed on Exhibit B. e list of all requested locations and or specific speaker duties. f An event timeline or schedule that contains list of all start end times for each location event or duty. g All event maps or driving directions to event location s. 10. General Provisions. 10 Entire Agreement. This Agreement contains the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any and all prior agreements or understandings written or oral between the parties related to the subject matter hereof. No modification of this Agreement shall be valid unless made in writing and signed by both of the parties hereto.

10 Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of state or province. Exclusive jurisdiction and venue shall be in the county County state or province Superior Court. 10 Binding Effect. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of Customer and Customers respective successors and assigns provided that Customer may not assign any of Customers obligations under this Agreement without prior written consent of Speaker. Customer shall have no right to assign any of Customers rights or have the right to sublicense and photographs or materials to any other parties. 10 Waiver. The waiver by either party of any breach or failure to enforce any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement at any time shall not in any way affect limit or waive such partys right thereafter to enforce and compel strict compliance with every term and condition of this Agreement. 10 Good Faith.

Each party represents and warrants to the other that such party has acted in good faith and agrees to continue to so act in the negotiation execution delivery performance and any termination of this Agreement. 10 Right to Withhold Content and Creative Services. In the event Customer fails to make any of the payments set forth on Exhibit within the time prescribed in Exhibit Speaker has the right to withhold any materials content audio or video recording photographic or otherwise or to suspend any further creative or administrative Services performed on behalf of Customer until payment in full is received plus accrued late charges of 2% per month. 10 Indemnification. Customer warrants that everything Customer gives Speaker to use in fulfillment of Services is legally owned by or licensed to Customer. Customer agrees to indemnify and hold Speaker harmless from any and all claims brought by any third party relating to any aspect of the Services topics creative or other content including but without limitation any claims resulting from missed Locations Duties Shots inaccessibility to Locations weather related problems inaccessibility or lack of cooperation from critical employees staff or other personnel required by Speaker in order to meet any of the deliverables or obligations listed in Exhibit B; difficulty in gaining any access to the agreed upon Locations or any demands liabilities losses costs and claims including attorneys fees arising out of injury caused by Customers products services material supplied by Customer copyright infringement and defective products sold via the advertising or Services. Further Customer agrees to indemnify Speaker from responsibility for problems disruptions caused by third party services and contractors that Customer may use such as reproduction services replication duplication enlargements digital processors audio video production services live sound transportation shipping or hosting services film processing mixing pre post production services and other services that relate to the execution of the Services by Speaker outlined in this Agreement. 10 Use of Services and Creative Content for Promotional Purposes. Customer grants Speaker the right to use or otherwise reproduce the audio video proofs images creative content description of Services performed results of Services or testimonials as Speaker sees fit for promotional only purposes.

How to write my Contract Dissolution Agreement document (alternate or related contract document)

PROJECT CANCELLATION AGREEMENT THIS AGREEMENT is made this current day day of current month current year by and between company name Consultants and company name Customer Agreements In consideration of the mutual covenants set forth in this Agreement Customer and Consultants hereby agree to cancel any and all work projects or labor as follows. 1. Cancellation of Services. Consultants shall cease any and all computer consulting services described below the Services or Work Product as well as any additional services that Customer has requested. Services include but are not limited to. a Enter Service or Work Product Description here

b Enter Service or Work Product Description here c Enter Service or Work Product Description here d Enter Service or Work Product Description here 2. Termination Obligations. Upon termination of this Agreement Consultants shall transfer and make available to Customer all property and materials in Consultants possession or subject to Consultants control that are the rightful property of Customer. The Consultant shall make every reasonable effort to secure all written or descriptive matter which pertains to the Services or Work Product and agrees to provide reasonable cooperation to arrange for the transfer of all property contracts agreements supplies and other third party interests including those not then utilized and all rights and claims thereto and therein. In the event of loss or destruction of any such material or descriptive matter Consultants shall immediately notify Customer of the details of the loss or destruction in writing and provide the necessary information for loss statement or other documentation to Customer. 3. Ownership Rights. The Consultant shall have ownership to all Consultants Materials. Consultants Material consists of all copyrightable. a Materials that do not constitute Services or Work Product as defined in Sect Services and Exhibit Specifications

b Materials that are solely owned by Consultants or licensed to Consultants. c Materials that are incorporated into the Work Product or part of the Services. Additional material shall include but are not limited to. Insert details about additional material here. Consultant shall hold all right title and interest in and to Consultants Material. Customer shall not do anything that may infringe upon or in any way undermine Consultants right title and interest in the Consultants Material as described in this paragraph 4. Notwithstanding the above Consultant hereby grants Customer an unrestricted nonexclusive perpetual fully paid up worldwide license for the use or for the sublicense of the use of Consultants Material for the purpose of

Insert purpose materials will be used for here. 4. Outstanding Final Compensation and Hold Harmless Agreements. For all of Consultants services rendered to Customer under any Previous Agreement Customer shall compensate Consultants in cash pursuant to the terms of Exhibit attached hereto. By accepting the terms of this offer and signing in the space provided below you hereby release and forever discharge and hold Customer its successors employers employees agents officers directors shareholders affiliates and insurers harmless of all claims suits or liability directly or indirectly related to your employment retainment of services or the termination of such services and specifically and without limitation any claims to pay in lieu of notice wrongful dismissal severance vacation bonus or overtime pay. This release includes but is not limited to all contract and tort claims between Customer and Consultants concerning Customers right to terminate its employees contractors and vendor agreements and claims or rights under local state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. By signing below you agree that these terms represent full and final settlement of any and all claims you have arising out of your employment or contract employment by Customer. 5. Mutual Confidentiality. Customer and Consultants acknowledge and agree that the Specifications and all other documents and information related to the performance production creation or any expression of the services or work product are the property of Customer. Materials provided between Consultants and Customer the Confidential Information including but not limited to documentation product specifications drawings pictures photographs charts correspondence supplier lists financial reports analyses and other furnished property shall be the exclusive property of the respected owner the Owning Party and will constitute valuable trade secrets. Both parties shall continue to keep the Confidential Information in confidence and shall not at any time during or after the term of this Agreement without prior written consent from the owning party disclose or otherwise make available to anyone either directly or indirectly all or any part of the Confidential Information. Excluded from the Confidential Information definition is anything that can be seen by the public or had been previously made available by the owning party in public venue. 6. Equipment and Expenses. If Customer has made available to Consultants for Consultants use in performing the services for Customer such items of hardware and software as Customer and Consultants may agree are reasonably necessary for such purpose Consultants are obligated to return all Customer property currently in their possession at time and place of Customers choice. The following equipment and or services have been made available to Consultants and are hereby required to be return to Customer.

a Insert Equipment or Services description here b Insert Equipment or Services description here c Insert Equipment or Services description here 7. Expenses. Consultants will not be reimbursed for any expenses incurred in connection with the Services or Work Product whether direct or indirect without the express written approval of Customer. 8. General Provisions. 8 Entire Agreement. This Agreement contains the entire Agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any and all prior agreements or understandings written or oral between the parties related to the subject matter hereof. No modification of this Agreement shall be valid unless made in writing and signed by both of the parties hereto. 8 Governing Law.

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of state or province. Exclusive jurisdiction and venue shall be in the county County state or province Superior Court. 8 Binding Effect. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of Customer and Consultants and their respective successors and assigns provided that Consultants may not assign any of his obligations under this Agreement without Customers prior written consent. 8 Waiver. The waiver by either party of any breach or failure to enforce any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement at any time shall not in any way affect limit or waive such partys right thereafter to enforce and compel strict compliance with every term and condition of this Agreement. 8 Good Faith. Each party represents and warrants to the other that such party has acted in good faith and agrees to continue to so act in the negotiation execution delivery performance and any termination of this Agreement. 8 No Right to Assign. Consultants have no right to assign sell modify or otherwise alter this Agreement except upon the express written advance approval of Customer which consent can be withheld for any reason. Customer may freely assign its rights and obligations under this Agreement.

8 Attorneys Fees. In the event any party to this Agreement employs an attorney to enforce any of the terms of the Agreement the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its actual attorneys fees and costs including expert witness fees. Each party represents and warrants that on the date first written above they are authorized to enter into this Agreement in entirety and duly bind their respective principals by their signature below. EXECUTED as of the date first written above. company name By signator authorized signature or signer. Job title of signator authorized signature or signer. Date when the contact was signed

company name By signator authorized signature or signer. Job title of signator authorized signature or signer. Date when the contact was signed Customer Initials Consultant Initials

How to write my Exhibit A (Payment Terms) document (alternate or related contract document)

Select an appropriate payment terms from the list of possible choices depending on the agreement being used with and delete the rest. For example if using project development contract use one of the first three milestone based payment terms. If using VAR Reseller contract or for general pricing use the payment terms pricing plan at the end of the list of plans below. EXHIBIT A PAYMENT TERMS 1. Customer agrees to pay Developers fee of Insert Total Payment Amount according to the following terms. A. 90% of the estimated price upon execution of the Agreement. 2. Customer agrees to the pay for all out of pocket expenses incurred by Developers in developing the project including but without limitation any. A. License fees B. Outsource services billed for Customer

C. Film and Developing D. Shipping E. Domain name registration F. Host costs for ISP G. Hardware and software

H. Travel 3. Customer agrees to pay for the Developers fee and all expenses as set forth above within days of invoice. All unpaid balances shall accrue interest at 2% per month. 4. Customer agrees that any changes customer makes to the specification may adversely affect the original estimate. Extra time incurred above and beyond the original specification will be billed at an hourly rate of hourly rate and is not subject to the costs estimates and caps in 1. above. 5. Customer agrees that estimated yearly maintenance costs are only estimates and are not included in the quoted price. EXHIBIT A PAYMENT TERMS

1. Customer agrees to pay Developers fee of Insert Total Payment Amount according to the following terms. A. 3 of the fee upon execution of the Agreement; B. 3 of the fee upon completion of Insert Key Payment Milestone C. The remaining upon completion per the specification. 2. Customer agrees to the pay for all out of pocket expenses incurred by Developers in developing the project including but without limitation any.

A. License fees B. Outsource services billed for Customer C. Film and Developing D. Shipping E. Domain name registration F. Host costs for ISP G. Hardware and software

H. Travel 3. Customer agrees to pay for the Developers fee and all expenses as set forth above within days of invoice. All unpaid balances shall accrue interest at 2% per month. 4. Customer agrees that any changes customer makes to the specification may adversely affect the original estimate. Extra time incurred above and beyond the original specification will be billed at an hourly rate of hourly rate and is not subject to the costs estimates and caps in 1. above. 5. Customer agrees that estimated yearly maintenance costs are only estimates and are not included in the quoted price. EXHIBIT A PAYMENT TERMS 1. Customer agrees to pay Developers an hourly fee according to the following terms. A. 10% of the estimate upon execution of the Agreement of Insert Total Payment Amount

B. Customer is billed at hourly rate per hour at the completion of each milestone. C. The customer will not be liable for more than Insert Maximum Amount Liable for in hourly work. 2. Customer agrees to the pay for all out of pocket expenses incurred by Developers in developing the project including but without limitation any. A. License fees B. Outsource services billed for Customer

C. Film and Developing D. Shipping E. Domain name registration F. Host costs for ISP G. Hardware and software H. Travel 3. Customer agrees to pay for the Developers fee and all expenses as set forth above within days of invoice. All unpaid balances shall accrue interest at 2% per month. 4. Customer agrees that any changes customer makes to the specification may adversely affect the original estimate. Extra time incurred above and beyond the original specification will be billed at an hourly rate of hourly rate and is not subject to the costs estimates and caps in 1. above.

5. Customer agrees that estimated yearly maintenance costs are only estimates and are not included in the quoted price. EXHIBIT A CREDIT CARD PAYMENT PLAN Authorization for credit card payments for development per Exhibit and B. Charges to be applied as Customer accepts each milestone. Customer accepts liability for all costs incurred including but not limited to chargebacks and reversals. Card Number

Expiration Date Name on Card Title Phone. phone number Fax. fax number Email. email address Company. company name Street. address address

City. city Country. country EXHIBIT A PAYMENT TERMS Pricing Plan. Insert your pricing plan here. Discounts. Insert any discounts available here.

Restrictions. Insert any restrictions here.

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