This page provides a downloadable Word document of a comprehensive, legally-sound contract template. This document serves as a binding agreement covering all essential aspects like duties, responsibilities, payment, and termination clauses.
You are welcome to download, edit and adapt this contract according to your specific workshop requirements.
1. PartiesThis Contract is entered into this day of [Date], between [Workshop Organizer’s Name] (hereinafter referred to as “Organizer”) located at [Address] and [Facilitator’s Name] (hereinafter referred to as “Facilitator”) located at [Address].
2. Scope of WorkThe Facilitator agrees to provide the following services: [comprehensive description of services to be provided]. These services will be provided at the following location: [Location] during the following dates and times: [Dates and Times]. The Facilitator will perform the services in a professional and timely manner, adhering to the agreed-upon schedule and all other terms stipulated in this Contract.
3. Compensation and PaymentThe Organizer agrees to pay the Facilitator a total fee of [Total Fee] for the services provided. This fee will be paid in the following manner: [payment schedule]. In the event of any late payments, the Facilitator has the right to cease work until payment is received. Any expenses incurred by the Facilitator in the performance of these services must be pre-approved by the Organizer in writing and will be reimbursed.
4. Preparation and MaterialsThe Facilitator is responsible for preparing for the Workshop, including but not limited to creating and/or providing any necessary materials, resources, or equipment. The Facilitator must ensure that all materials are appropriate, professional, and in line with the Workshop’s objectives. Any materials provided by the Organizer for the Workshop are the property of the Organizer.
5. Cancellation PolicyIf the Organizer cancels the Workshop within [Number of Days] of the agreed-upon date, the Facilitator will be entitled to [Percentage] of the agreed-upon fee. If the Facilitator cancels within this time frame, they will be liable for any costs incurred by the Organizer as a result.
6. ConfidentialityThe Facilitator agrees to maintain the confidentiality of all information disclosed by the Organizer, including but not limited to the Workshop’s content, participants, and any other proprietary information related to the Organizer’s business. This obligation will continue even after the termination of this Contract.
7. Intellectual PropertyAll intellectual property rights related to the Workshop, including but not limited to any materials or content created by the Facilitator for the Workshop, will remain the property of the Organizer unless otherwise agreed in writing.
8. IndemnificationThe Facilitator agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Organizer against any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, penalties, punitive damages, expenses, reasonable legal fees and costs of any kind or amount whatsoever, which result from the negligence of or the breach of this Contract by the Facilitator.
9. Duration of the ContractThis Contract will begin on [Start Date] and will continue until [End Date], unless terminated earlier in accordance with the terms of this Contract.
10. Governing LawThis Contract will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of [Jurisdiction].
11. Entire AgreementThis Contract contains the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes any previous understanding, commitments, or agreements, oral or written. Further changes to this Contract will be agreed upon in writing and signed by both parties.
[Workshop Organizer’s Name] [Facilitator’s Name]
Date: ________ Date: ________
Other Useful ContractsA workshop facilitator often collaborates with various other professionals to ensure the successful execution of the workshop. As a facilitator, you may find yourself working with a graphic designer to create eye-catching promotional materials for your event. To protect both parties’ interests, it’s important to have a formal agreement on project scope, deadlines, revisions, and payment terms.
Moreover, if your workshop includes a digital component or is completely online, you might enlist the services of a software developer . Whether they’re creating a custom registration platform or ensuring your website can handle increased traffic, a well-defined contract is key to clarify responsibilities, confidentiality issues and deliverables.
In the planning stages of your workshop, you may also hire a content writer to develop engaging material for your participants. A content writer’s contract should not only outline the basic terms of service and payment but also mention copyright ownership and any non-disclosure requirements.
Finally, once your workshop has successfully concluded, you might need to hire someone to handle post-event tasks. This could be an editorial services provider who can refine and proofread your follow-up communications or compile participants’ feedback into a comprehensive report. An agreement specifying job specifics and delivery timelines is crucial for a smooth professional relationship.