Almost every spokesperson office I`ve worked with has tried to keep the bail. They say that as soon as I do the concert, they will send the money, and I tell them that if I don`t have a deposit, it`s a no deal. Speakers who choose to be part of the LTC Speakers Bureau may have the opportunity to work with regional education offices, intermediate service centres, districts, schools or other organizations. By providing detailed information on qualifications, presentation themes, a pricing area and more, interested individuals can filter potential speakers to find the qualified speaker that meets their needs. The LTC will not participate in any part of the booking process. Many speakers have questions about speaker contracts. In particular, when I start in the industry that speaks, I will answer some of these questions in this article and give you a little behind-the-scenes look at the contracts and their purpose. I remember not so long ago someone was trying to fool me into signing up for an event in South Africa, and it was an ecclesiastical event. The event was about 6 weeks away, which was the first indication that something was wrong because people weren`t leaving it so late to hire stakeholders. So we accepted $15,000 for the 60-minute presentation, and they pay for the flight, the hotel, the food, all of that.
2. THE SPOKESPERSON instructs WSB, subject to the exceptions below, as the spokesperson`s reservation agent, to secure and negotiate speaking, addressing and conference orders (hereinafter “commitments”) and to conclude the related agreements. This Agreement (the “Agreement”) applies only to the Agent Services for the Engagements themselves, and not, unless expressly agreed, to any transfer or other sale or use of the Order. The spokesperson`s office spoke to a virtual assistant who represented me, and I told the assistant to make sure they send the account. The assistant comes back and says that the spokesman`s office will send all the money after the concert. And I say, “To hell with no.” I told him to send an email to the spokesperson`s office, that I needed the deposit until date x, and if I didn`t have it, I would pass the date on to someone else. You may have heard that you should call it an agreement instead of a treaty, but in reality it does not matter, as you call it. People know what it is, and just because it`s called a contract agreement doesn`t mean nothing changes. People are not stupid.
They know they are giving you a certain amount to talk. The Learning Technology Center (LTC) Speakers Bureau connects educators and lecturers to conduct professional learning activities on a wide range of topics. Never let someone keep your money. I don`t care if it`s an office, a client or something else. If the money isn`t in the bank, you don`t have the concert. I can`t tell you how many times the spokespersons thought they sealed the deal because they signed a contract or whatever, and then the customer cancels. Your contract might say the customer owes them money, but they`re really going to waste time taking the customer to court. Probably not.
But if you only see that this is a bilateral agreement that contains only the basic information with a little more about how you save it and use it for your marketing, then they won`t care and will simply sign it. 21. THE ENTIRE AGREEMENT. This Agreement may be executed in one or more of its equivalents, each of which shall be considered an original instrument, but all together constituting the same instrument. This Agreement defines the entire Agreement between the Parties; it takes effect when a fully executed original is received by WSB. This Agreement may not be modified, modified, modified or cancelled in whole or in part, except in the case of another written agreement signed by both parties. A facsimile copy, e-mail copy or photocopy of this contract is considered original….