WHEREAS, the Entrant has determined to enter a product into the the Event to be judged according to the festival rules in exchange for certain promotional rights provided by Organizer;
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual agreements and promises contained herein, the parties hereto agree as follows:
1.1.1. 40 grams of unpartitioned homogenous product or 120 individual & identical entries.
1.1.1a. All Products - please include any special instructions to ensure proper storage, distribution & use
1.1.1b. Edible - Please ensure shelf stability and include information regarding all possible allergens
1.1.2. A brand or company logo image at 300 dpi
1.1.3. A brand or company description, write-up, mission statement or other explanatory passage identifying & distinguishing the Entrant.
1.1.4. The product name with description, write-up or other explanatory passage identifying & distinguishing the Entry, including the intended category.
1.2. Entrant may additionally Sponsor the Event under the selected sponsorship tier.
1.4. Organizer shall use its best efforts to provide the following rights to Entrant during the Term ofthis Agreement:
1.4.1 Fair and impartial judging
2.2.1a. Product shall be included in an appropriate category of Entrant’s choice.
2.2.1b. Product shall be provided to the judges in a quality manner & in suchstyle, appearance, and standards as to suit the best exploitation of theEvent, Entrant & Organizer.
2.2.1c. Product shall be provided to the judges in an equivalent manner to otherentries in the same category.
2.2.1d. Entrant has the right to package their own samples under guidelinesissued by 710the6.
1.4.2 Exposure on event website, web link, and on all social media outlets
1.4.3 Product inclusion and distribution in swag bags if provided
1.4.4 2 VIP Tickets (per entry) to festival marketplace and awards show (limit of 10 tickets)
1.4.5 Prime booth placement & $500 off fees for 710the6 Marketplace (up to $2500 value)Additional vendor agreement required
1.4.6 Live on-stage brand promotion by awards show host
2.2. Subject to Entrant’s rights of approval as described in this Agreement, Organizer shall have the right to use Entrant’s Trademarks in advertising and promotional activities as it deems desirable during the term of this Agreement.
Organizer’s trademarks, designs, artwork, and other symbols and devices associated with the Event Organizer’s Trademarks are and shall remain Organizer’s property and Organizer shall take all steps reasonably necessary to protect Organizer’s Trademarks through federal Canadian registration and foreign registration as it deems desirable and through reasonable prosecutions of infringements. Entrant is hereby authorized to use Organizer’s Trademarks in advertising and promoting the Products and services during the Term of the Agreement in good faith. The right to use Organizer’s Trademarks is nonexclusive, non assignable, and nontransferable. All uses by Entrant of Organizer’s Trademarks shall inure solely to the benefit of Organizer.
Organizer shall not manufacture, sell, or license the manufacture and/or sale of any promotionalor other merchandise that bears Entrant’s Trademarks without Entrant’s prior written consent.
Likewise, Entrant shall not manufacture, sell, or license the manufacture and/or sale of any promotional or other merchandise that bears Organizer’s Trademarks without Organizer’s prior written consent.
5.1.1. It has the full right and legal authority to enter into and fully perform this Agreement in accordance with its terms without violating the rights of any other person.
5.1.2. Organizer’s Trademarks do not infringe the trademarks or trade names or other rights of any other person.
5.1.3. It has or will obtain all governmental licenses, permits, or other authorizations necessary to conduct the Event as contemplated under this Agreement.
5.1.4. It will comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances pertaining to the promotion and conduct of the Event.
5.2. Entrant represents and warrants that:
5.2.1. It has the full right and legal authority to enter into and fully perform this Agreement in accordance with its terms without violating the rights of any other person.
5.2.2. Entrant’s Trademarks do not infringe the trademarks or trade names of any other person.
5.2.3. It has all governmental licenses, permits, or other authorization necessary to conduct its business.
Each party will give the other prompt written notice of any claim or suit possibly coming within the purview of any indemnity set forth in this Agreement. Upon the written request of an indemnitee, the indemnitor will assume the defense of any such claim, demand, action, or proceeding. The indemnitee shall also have the right to provide its own defense at its own expense, provided the indemnitee shall not settle any claim without the indemnitor’s consent unless it is willing to release the indemnitor from its obligation of indemnity hereunder. Termination of this Agreement shall not affect the continuing obligation of each of the parties under this paragraph and Paragraph 11.
8.2. The Organizer reserves the right to extend the term of Section 2: Advertising & Promotion for the purpose of announcing and publicizing final contest standings.
8.3. The Organizer reserves the right to withhold any Entry for judging that is not of a standard or quality as to suit the best exploitation of the Event. All entries shall be free from product defects and shall be merchantable and suited for their intended purpose. If a product is deemed not suitable for judging it shall be returned to the Entrant.
11.2. No Joint Venture or PartnershipThis Agreement shall not be deemed to create a joint venture, partnership, principal-agent, employer-employee, or similar relationship between Organizer and Entrant.
11.3. Complete AgreementThis Agreement represents the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes all other agreements, if any, express or implied, whether written or oral. Organizer has made and makes no representations of any kind except those specifically set forth herein.