Purpose. As a member of the Badassery LLC speaker community, I acknowledge my willingness to present and share my expertise at conferences, lectures, or events with organization(s) or individuals(s) with whom Badassery LLC contracts for my services.
Badassery LLC is acting as a referral service and is not responsible for my opinions or comments.
My participation with Badassery LLC is strictly voluntary and I have the right to determine my level of participation. I am under no obligation to present at any specific engagement.
I must be a member in good standing with Badassery LLC to participate as a speaker. I understand that my membership is for the duration of the Beta, and may be withdrawn at any time.
This contract represents a commitment throughout the duration of the Beta. Renewal may be required to continue participation.
Badassery LLC is open to everyone. Discrimination against a community member based on gender, race, age, religious affiliation, sexual preference or otherwise is not acceptable and may result in the suspension/removal of my ability to participate as a speaker on the platform.
Booking. I cannot commit independently with any organization or individual who initially contacted me through Badassery. Alternate methods of re-booking are prohibited, including but not limited to: email, LinkedIn, social media, etc. Failure to comply may result in suspension of speaking privileges.
I agree to represent Badassery LLC in a professional manner at any and all speaking engagements.
I agree not to defame, slander or libel any person, firm, or corporation affiliated with Badassery.
I agree and state that all speaking materials and content presented will not infringe or violate any copyright, trademark, patent, or intellectual property rights of any person or entity.
I agree to comply with the criteria provided to me by the requesting organization(s) or individual(s).
Price of Services.
There are no membership fees to be a Badassery LLC speaker for the duration of the Beta. If that changes, I will be notified and will have the option to continue or discontinue my membership.
I can determine my speakers’ fee from one of the tiers here, and can request to change my selected tier at any time by contacting Badassery.
I will be responsible for coordination and financial obligations of all aspects of my speaking engagements with the contracting booker(s) or individual(s) in the case that the booker does not offer compensation. This includes, but is not limited to, my level of participation, travel arrangements, and expenses if any.
Event Requirements. Badassery LLC is not responsible for speakers' role in fulfilling event requirements.
No Shows. Badassery LLC is not to be held liable of a "no-show"; the matter is to be resolved by the booker and speaker.
Badassery LLC will take a 30% commission and I will keep 70% of the of my speakers’ fee, after taxes and fees.
I will receive payment within 60 days of successful completion of the speaking gig. All payments will be made by Badassery LLC to the speaker via Venmo, PayPal, check or other mutually agreed upon methods of payment.
Contractor. I agree and understand that I am an independent contractor. I agree that I am not an employee, servant, agent, contractor, partner of, or a party to any joint-venture agreement with Badassery LLC. I do not represent my opinions to be those of Badassery. I agree that my verbal, media, and other presentation materials shall, at all times, identify any opinions are my own and are not reflective of Badassery LLC.
Indemnification. I shall indemnify and hold harmless Badassery LLC from any claim, demand, loss, liability, damage, or expense arising in any way from the performance of services. I hereby agree to release Badassery, its subsidiaries, and members from any claims for injury or damages resulting from my participation in my speaking gigs.
I may cancel this Agreement only upon giving written notice to us and on the terms set forth below.
I will give at least 7 days notice for all gig cancellations.
Entire Agreement. This agreement contains the entire agreement between me and Badassery, and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements between us with respect to the event. There are no representations, warranties, agreements, arrangements, or understandings, oral or written, between me as the speaker and Badassery LLC relating to the subject matter contained in this agreement and the proposal which are not fully expressed in this agreement and the proposal.
Amendment. This agreement may be amended only in writing signed by Badassery LLC and me; provided that such amendments may be executed via handwritten markings on an executed copy of this agreement so long as each of Company and Speaker have signed or initialed their consent to each such handwritten marking.
Assignment. Neither Badassery LLC nor I may assign any of its rights or obligations under this agreement to any other person without the other party’s prior written consent.
Indemnification and Liability. The Speaker shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Badassery LLC from and against any and all demands, claims, damages to persons or property, losses, and liabilities, including reasonable attorneys’ fees of any kind or nature, to which Badassery LLC may become subject to the extent arising out of, resulting from, or in connection with any claim, litigation, investigation, or other proceeding relating to this agreement, the services related to this agreement, or any related transaction contemplated hereby, regardless of whether Badassery LLC is a party thereto and whether or not such claim, litigation, investigation, or other proceeding is brought by Badassery LLC or any other person; provided that the foregoing indemnity will not apply to any demands, claims, damages to persons or property, losses, or liabilities to the extent they are caused by Badassery LLC’s gross negligence, bad faith, or willful misconduct. In no event shall either party to this agreement be liable to the other party for special, incidental, or consequential damages of any nature for any reason whatsoever.
Waiver of Jury Trial. Each of the parties hereto irrevocably waives the right to trial by jury in any action, proceeding, claim, or counterclaim brought by or on behalf of any party related to or arising out of this agreement or the performance of services hereunder.
Miscellaneous. The indemnification, compensation, reimbursement, jurisdiction, governing law, and waiver of jury trial provisions contained herein shall remain in full force and effect regardless of the termination or cancellation of this agreement. This agreement and the services and agreements hereunder are intended to be solely for the benefit of the parties hereto and do not and are not intended to confer any benefits upon, or create any rights in favor of, any person other than the parties hereto.