What to include in your contract

  • -State the date, time and head count of the reception. Also, note the name of the person in charge of your event.
  • -Create a repercussions clause (such as a partial refund) in case of venue snags, such as a broken air-conditioner.
  • -Note the agreed-upon price and what the fee covers.
  • -Create a payment schedule listing the exact due dates of the security deposit and balance.
  • -Make sure the cancellation and postponement policy are included. Note whether you will be refunded your deposit if you don't stick to the contracted date.
  • -Get the gratuity amount in writing if it is not included in the overall estimate.
  • -Note overtime fees.
  • -Detail any rules regarding decorations, food, beverages and noise levels, as well as fines for transgression of such rules.

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