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71. Legal Tips for Speaking Engagements
Episode 7128th November 2022 • On Your Terms • Sam Vander Wielen & NOVA Media
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For many business owners, speaking can be a huge way to make some money and gain awareness for your work. Whether you’re looking to start getting into public speaking as an arm of your business or you’re already doing it, you may have wondered: What am I supposed to do if any legal issues come up while speaking? And if you haven’t wondered that, even better! 

I’m going to share how to own your material, why you need to be thorough about your payment when signing a contract, what to do if something gets canceled, and what happens if you or the event get sued based on something that came up during your talk.

In this episode, you’ll hear…

  • Why you may want to consider speaking as a business opportunity
  • How speaking engagements can get legally wonky
  • How to define payment details and what’s included
  • What happens if an event gets canceled or you have to cancel

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