American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Michelle Zeglin, M.A., CCC-SLP, COM® President
Heather Scheer, M.S., CCC-SLP Vice President
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BRONZE DONATION CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP AGREEMENT
This Corporate Membership Agreement [known hereafter as the "Agreement"] is executed on the day of corporate membership approval and payment between the Corporate Member as the "Sponsor" and the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology known hereafter as the "Sponsee."
Terms of Agreement
1. Sponsee Obligations
The Sponsee will give the Sponsor contribution for the following benefits:
- Sponsor's opportunity to connect with and sell products directly to private practice owners.
- Business name, logo, description, and direct link to sponsor's company's website displayed on AAPPSA website. (Logo must be in jpg. or png. file at least 400x400 pixel; landscape layout & white background if possible).
- Promotions of the business at least once per year on AAPPSPA's social media accounts. Provide promotional video clips, promotional codes, and highlight specific products/services, etc. (reserve the right to review prior to posting).
- Promotion of the business on our member listserv.
- Business highlighted on our Annual Business Conference "Thank You Sponsors" handout (April 11-13, 2024).
2. Sponsor Obligations:
- Provides a donation for the AAPPSPA Business Conference of at least $250 in retail value for the Conference Raffle or 100 member swag bags.
Pursuant to section 6.1 purchases will cover the period of time of: 365 days from the date of application approval.
3. Sponsor Trademarks and Materials
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the Sponsor grants the Sponsee the right to use the Sponsor's trade names, logo designs, trademarks, and company descriptions as provided in Sponsor marketing materials. These assets may be used in any medium of advertising, promotional products, or marketing materials distributed solely in connection with AAPPSPA. Sponsee agrees to use materials according to Sponsor's trademark usage guidelines.
The Sponsor agrees to offer the following materials for marketing and promotional purposes:
- business name
- brief description
- link to company website.
- Optional items could include promotional video clips, product descriptions, coupon codes, product promotions, etc..
4.1 The Sponsor will indemnify, defend, and hold the Sponsee harmless from and against any claims relating directly or indirectly to, or arising out of, content posted on the Sponsor's respective website, use of Sponsor materials, or use of Sponsor's logos and trademarks.
4.2 The Sponsee will not be responsible for damage to or loss of property belonging to the Sponsor, its employees, contractors, or agents or for personal injury to the Sponsor's employees, contractors, agents, directors, or invitees except to the extent that claims may be solely and directly attributed to willful misconduct or gross negligence of the Sponsee and Sponsee's employers, directors, or officers.
4.3 Sponsor will give Sponsee prompt written notice of any suit or claim that comes within the purview of these indemnities.
5. Limitation of Liability
In no event shall any party be liable for any consequential, incidental, indirect, or punitive damages regardless of whether such liability results from breach of contract, breach of warranties, tort, strict liability, or otherwise.
6. Term and Termination
6.1 This Agreement will cover the period of time: 365 days from application approval.
6.2 The Sponsee may terminate this Agreement at any time for any reason. In the event that the Sponsee terminates this Agreement for any reason other than Sponsor's breach of Agreement, the Sponsee shall receive the pro-rated refund of any amounts for the unexpired contract, and if it has not already been used for the Fall Conference, from the Sponsor and return any materials, equipment, hardware, or software loaned by the Sponsor, at the Sponsor's expense.
6.3 The Sponsor may terminate this Agreement for breach of Agreement by the Sponsee after giving written notice specifying the nature of the breach and giving the Sponsee at least ten (10) days to resolve such breach.
In this case, the parties will refer the matter to an independent arbitrator appointed by mutual agreement.
8.1 This Agreement will supersede any or all prior oral or written forms of understanding between the Sponsor and Sponsee. This Agreement may not be amended or modified.
8.2 This Agreement shall be governed by and executed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan applicable to agreements made and to be performed entirely within this state.
8.3 The terms and conditions of this Agreement shall not be divulged to any third party without prior written approval from both parties.
In witness whereof, the Sponsee and Sponsor hereby agree to enter into this Agreement on the day of application approval received. Sponsor's application submission signifies acceptance of the terms and conditions within.