This Speaking Engagement Agreement (hereinafter “Agreement”) is made effective as of _________________________ by and between __________________________ (the “Speaker”) and ___________________________________ (the “Event Host”). The Speaker’s contacts are as follows:

Email: _______________________

Phone: _______________________

WHEREAS, Event Host wishes to engage the Speaker to speak at the event (“Event”), as discussed fully below;

WHEREAS, Speaker has the skills, qualifications, and expertise required to provide the speaking services at the Event.

WHEREAS, Speaker’s specific subject-matter expertise is the area in which Speaker will be speaking, and is as follows: ____________________________

NOW, therefore, in consideration of the promises and covenants contained herein, as well as other good and valuable consideration (the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged), the Parties do hereby agree as follows:

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This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions whereby Speaker agrees to provide the Speaking Services at the Event. Speaker will be engaged for the limited purpose of providing speaking services.

Neither Party is by virtue of this Agreement authorized as an agent, employee, or legal representative of the other. Neither Party shall have the power to control the activities and operations of the other. The Parties’ status at all times will continue to be that of an independent contractor relationship.


The Event Host hereby engages the Speaker, and the Speaker accepts such engagement to provide the Speaking Services. Specifically, the details of the Speaking Services are as follows:

Name of the Event (the “Event”): ____________________

Description of Event: ______________________

Venue and Address of Event: _______________________

Date of Event: _____________________

Time of Event: ____________________________

Time of Speaker: _________________________

Approximate Number of Attendees: ____________________________


Speaker is permitted to use the technology that Speaker requires, such as computers and technology. The technology required will be submitted to the Event Host in writing in advance of the Event, and the Event Host will make every effort to meet Speaker’s requirements.


Event Host will be providing the following support services prior to the Event: __________________________________________-


Event Host agrees to pay the Speaker the following amount as a total fee (“Fee”) for the Speaking Services at the Event: $ _______________________

Event Host will cover reasonable expenses related to the Speaking Services, including travel and lodging. The Parties will agree upon the expenses prior to the expenses being incurred, as much as possible, such as airfare and lodging, if applicable.

Event Host will reimburse Speaker’s expenses for those expenses not capable of being quantified prior to expenditure.


This agreement embodies the entire agreement between the Speaker and Event Host relating to the subject matter hereof. This Agreement may be changed, modified or discharged only if agreed to in writing by both Parties.

 IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Parties execute this Agreement as follows:
Event Host:

Representative Name: ______________________

Representative Signature: _______________________

Speaker Signature: __________________________

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