Speaker Fees and Expenses: Catrice reserves the right to set speaking fees according to the unique event in which she is asked to speak. Upon mutual agreement and the signing of the speaker agreement client is responsible to submit the deposit (50% of the speaker fee) immediately via check or credit card. On the date of the booking Catrice requires the 50% deposit to be paid in full. The remaining balance will be paid to Catrice in person upon her arrival at the event.
The speaker (Catrice M. Jackson) agrees that the client may cancel the performance and be released from any liability hereunder if the event is canceled due to such accidents as epidemics, destruction of the performance site, acts of God, or other conditions beyond the control of the client. If the event is otherwise canceled or rescheduled, the client will be obligated to pay Catrice M. Jackson (speaker) 50% of the speaking/performance fee. Payment shall be in the form a check or money order payable to Catrice M. Jackson.
If payment is not received by the due date client agrees to pay Catrice Jackson 25$ per day for each day the payment is late in addition to the stated fee in the speaker agreement.
The client and or its representative are responsible for booking the travel arrangements of the speaker (Catrice M. Jackson). Catrice M. Jackson requires Round Trip airfare full coach US airfare are.to be booked and confirmed 30 days prior to the speaking event date. Client is responsible to submit all travel documents and travel instructions to Catrice immediately upon booking the travel arrangements via telephone and email.
Hotel accommodations will be booked and paid for by the client 30 days prior to the speaking event date. Reservations and confirmations will be emailed directly to Catrice. In the event the speaking engagement is canceled, Catrice M. Jackson is not liable to refund the client for any scheduled travel accommodations.
Lavaliere Microphone preferred, podium off to the side, water and a table in the back of the room for product sales. Client is responsible for producing any copies or handouts needed for presentations.
Catrice M. Jackson request to be reimbursed for any additional travel expenses i.e. shuttle and or taxi rides. Catrice will submit all miscellaneous travel expense receipts to the client within 7 days of the event and requires reimbursement within 30 days of the event.
The client may not videotape, record or broadcast the performance without previous consent of the speaker (Catrice M. Jackson). It is understood that the speaker executes the speaker agreement as an independent contractor and is not an employee of the client. Responsibility for appropriate payments of payroll taxes and charges under all applicable laws will be assumed by the speaker; therefore no taxes can be withheld from the speaker’s payment.
Speaker (Catrice M. Jackson) shall have the right to sell or distribute her books, CD’s, T-shirts etc. The speaker is free from any demands by the client for any commissions on concession sales.
Speaker (Catrice M. Jackson) reserves the right to request a copy of audio/video recordings of the presentation after the event.
Additional hourly rates may be applied if there are changes (additional requests) to the original agreement and a new agreement must be signed and received before services are rendered.
Catrice M. Jackson reserves the right to withdraw from any speaking engagement in the event that (1) the deposit due at signing, (2) the plane ticket or (3) the hotel confirmation (where applicable) has/have not been received 30 days in advance of the event date and as a result, the booking organization (client) forfeits the 50% speaker’s fee signing deposit as the limit of its liability.