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BOOKING PROCEDURE

Simon’s speaking fees and expenses vary depending on location. Simon travels ex Melbourne. Once his availability for an event is determined, and you wish to proceed, email Fiona to confirm the booking. Please also note that tentative dates cannot be held indefinitely in Simon’s diary so prompt confirmation is recommended.

Once the booking is confirmed by email Fiona sends a booking form in relation to the event. This form outlines the conditions of the engagement. Upon receipt of the signed booking form, Fiona will email a Tax Invoice for 50% of the speaking fee. To confirm a booking, payment of a 50% deposit is required at which time a binding agreement is reached (through the services of Simon Keustenmacher), to deliver the Presentation. Simon’s involvement is subject to these conditions.

Simon always makes himself available for a telephone briefing prior to the event to discuss the topic, the audience, AV requirements and logistics including the time he will arrive and the time he will depart.

Simon and Fiona work with clients to provide a photo, a bio and a presentation outline for publication in a conference brochure as may be required. And where appropriate Simon is happy to promote a forthcoming event at which he is speaking via his various social media sites.

PRESENTATION
It is requested that Simon’s presentation not be provided as a handout either before or during his presentation. This is to ensure the effect of Simon’s delivery is not compromised by advance knowledge of his material. He is happy for a pdf copy of his presentation to be provided to attendees after his session.

If you wish to record Simon’s presentation then contact Fiona Evans on 0415 328 532 to request permission.

Simon is usually amenable to his presentation slides being published on a client’s website in a pdf format after the event but if you wish to do so then contact Fiona to confirm this request.

FLIGHTS
Simon flies business class ex Melbourne. Due to Simon’s schedule, Fiona makes all his flight bookings. Should your event coincide with another engagement, Fiona will undertake to split the airfare costs to ensure fairness to all.

ACCOMMODATION
If you have engaged Simon to present either first thing in the morning or in the evening, you will be asked to cover accommodation costs including reasonable meals.

TRANSFERS
Airport transfers in both the origin city and the destination city are covered by the client.
 

AV REQUIREMENTS
Simon prefers a lapel microphone and an open stage. Ideally he should be able to walk along the edge of the stage and address the audience directly.

PAYMENT
You will be invoiced a 50% deposit for Simon’s presentation fee up front. The balance of the fee plus associated travel and accommodation costs will be invoiced after the event and is required within 14 days of the invoice being issued.