Event Terms

2023 Career Fair Terms & Conditions

A. The Gazette is hosting the following Career Fair events (the “Event”):
Dates: March 2 • June 8 • September 14 Location: TBD

B. Vendor desires to participate in the Event as provided in this Agreement

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises and covenants contained in this Agreement, the parties hereby agree as follows:

1. Vendor Level and Fees. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Vendor hereby agrees to participate in the Event at the following Vendor level and shall pay to The Gazette a fee (the “Vendor Fee”) as set out below:

  • 10x10 foot booth space with 8 foot table
  • 20k digital impressions campaign
  • Platinum Diversity Job Posting on corridorcareers.com
  • Recognized in promotion of the career fair, including print and digital schedules
  • Recognized on corridorcareers.com event page leading up to, during and after the career fair
  • Promoted on social post as featured employer leading up to the event
  • Opportunity to include item in swag bags, distributed to all attendees
  • Logo on paper and virtual map, distributed to attendees
  • Included in ad campaign after the career fair, encouraging those who missed the event to connect with participating employers
  • Attendee contact list

GOLD VENDOR $650/event

  • 10x10 foot booth space with 6 foot table
  • Power Recruit Job Posting through corridorcareers.com
  • Recognized in promotion of the career fair, including print and digital schedules
  • Recognized on corridorcareers.com event page leading up to, during and after the career fair
  • Logo on paper and virtual map, distributed to attendees
  • Attendee contact list

2. Contract and Payment of Vendor Fee:

(a) Vendor must return a signed copy of this Agreement to The Gazette but this Agreement shall not be binding until accepted in writing by an authorized agent of The Gazette. The Gazette, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to accept or reject any  signed Agreement by a prospective Vendor.

(b) The applicable Vendor Fee may be paid by credit card or check, with any checks payable to “The Gazette” The deadline for payment of the applicable Vendor Fee is noon 30 days prior to Event date. In the event The Gazette accepts this Agreement for a Vendor of the Event but the Vendor fails to pay the applicable Vendor Fee in full by the Vendor Fee Payment Deadline, The Gazette in its sole discretion may immediately cancel and terminate this Agreement by written notice to Vendor, in addition to any other remedies to which The Gazette may be entitled.

3. Vendor Trademarks/Vendor Materials.

(a) Vendor grants to The Gazette and its affiliates the right to use Vendor’s trademarks, trade names, and logo designs and company descriptions as prepared and delivered to The Gazette (or its affiliates) by Vendor (“Vendor Materials”), in any medium of advertising, including without limitation, newspapers, television, and the Internet, and in any marketing materials, and/or promotional goods distributed in conjunction with the Event and in accordance with Vendor’s trademark usage guidelines, if any.

(b) Vendor further agrees that The Gazette and its affiliates shall have the perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license and right to collect and maintain, and to reproduce, publish, display, transmit, distribute, adapt, create derivative works from, syndicate and otherwise exploit or use, commercially or otherwise, in any medium, any and all pictures, video, and sound from the Event, including the name and logos of Vendor or its products and the name, voice, likeness of Vendor’s representatives which were made available at the Event, whether prior to, concurrently with, or following Vendor’s submission of this Agreement to The Gazette.

4. Disclaimer of Warranties. The Gazette makes no warranties with respect to the Event or Vendor’s participation in it. All goods and services provided by The Gazette with respect to the Event are provided “AS IS”.

5. Compliance with Rules and Laws. Vendor agrees to comply with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, all rules of the Event Location applicable to the use of its facilities and with all applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. Vendor agrees that if any of such terms, conditions tions, rules, laws, regulations or ordinances are violated, The Gazette, in its sole discretion, may terminate this Agreement and Vendor’s Vendor immediately, and no refund will be issued to Vendor. All decisions of The Gazette with respect to enforcement of the terms and conditions of this Agreement are final, binding and absolute and not subject to inquiry or appeal.

6. Limitation of Liability. In no event shall either party be liable to the other party for any incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages (including but not limited to lost profits) regardless of whether such liability is based on breach of contract, tort, strict liability, breach of warranties, failure of essential purpose or otherwise and even if advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything else in this Agreement, The Gazette’s liability for any claim against The Gazette shall be limited to the Vendor Fee actually paid by Vendor to The Gazette.

7. Indemnity and Insurance

(a) The Gazette shall not be responsible for any loss of or damage to property of Vendor, its employees, agents, contractors or for any personal injury to Vendor’s officers, directors, employees, agents, contractors and/or invitees except to the extent any such claims may be directly and solely attributable to the gross negligence or willful misconduct of The Gazette, its directors, officers, and/or employees.

(b) Vendor shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless The Gazette, its affiliates and their shareholders, directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims and other liabilities (including reasonable attorney’s fees) that are caused by, arise from, or grow out of the negligent acts or omissions of the Vendor, its affiliates, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, servants, invitees, patrons, or guests, or relating directly or indirectly to, content on their respective web sites, use of Vendor’s trademarks and logos, and Vendor Materials. Vendor will give The Gazette prompt written notice of any claim or suit coming within the purview of these indemnities.

8. Representations. Each party hereby represents and warrants that it has the full power to enter into and perform according to the terms of this Agreement.

9. Term and Termination

(a) Term. Subject to the terms and conditions herein, this Agreement shall be effective upon the Effective Date and shall continue through a date one week past the Event date, unless earlier terminated as otherwise provided in this Agreement (the “Term”).

(b) Termination by The Gazette. The Gazette shall be entitled to cancel the Event and/or terminate this Agreement at any time for any reason. In the event The Gazette terminates this Agreement for any reason other than Vendor’s breach The Gazette shall refund any fees received from Vendor, and at Vendor’s expense, return any materials, and equipment, hardware and/or software loaned by Vendor for the Event. 

(c) Termination by Vendor. Vendor may terminate this Agreement for breach by The Gazette after giving The Gazette at least ten (10) days prior written notice specifying the nature of the breach, and giving The Gazette no less than ten (30) days to cure such breach. In the event such breach remains uncured at the end of the notice period, this Agreement shall terminate on the tenth day. If breach occurs fewer than ten (10) days prior to the Event, Vendor may terminate this Agreement for breach if such breach is not cured by the first day of the Event.

(d) Effect of Termination. If The Gazette terminates this Agreement for Vendor’s breach, The Gazette shall retain any fees received from Vendor which fees shall be due and payable notwithstanding any such termination. Any equipment, materials and hardware or software of Vendor shall be returned at the end of the Event and, in the interim, may be used for the purposes contemplated herein notwithstanding such termination. If Vendor terminates for The Gazette’s breach, Vendor shall be entitled to seek a full refund of any fees paid and for the return of any equipment, materials and hardware or software of Vendor.

(e) Survival. In the event of termination or expiration of this Agreement, sections 5 to 10 shall survive.

10. Miscellaneous
(a) Notices. All notices, authorizations and requests in connection with this Agreement shall be deemed given on the day they are (i) deposited in the mail, postage prepaid, certified or registered, return receipt requested; (ii) sent by air express courier, charges prepaid; or (iii) sent via email with receipt verified, and sent to the address provided in this Agreement, or to such other address as provided to the other party as provided herein.

All notices, matters and questions concerning this agreement or the Event should be directed to The Gazette as follows:
Brittany Barnhart, Event Manager
The Gazette • 116 3rd St SE • Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
Phone: 319-241-8278 Email: Brittany.Barnhart@TheGazette.com

(b) Relationship. This Agreement does not constitute and shall not be construed as constituting a partnership, or joint venture relationship between or among the parties.

(c) Governing Law. The laws of the state of Iowa shall govern this contract, without regard to Iowa’s choice of law rules. The state and federal courts located in Linn County, Iowa shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all suits and proceedings arising out of or in conjunction with this contract. The parties hereby submit to the jurisdiction of said courts for the purpose of any such suits or proceedings.

(d) Assignment. Vendor may not assign any of its rights or delegate any of its duties under this Agreement without the prior written consent of
The Gazette. All of the terms and provisions of this Agreement shall be binding on, and shall inure to the benefit of, the respective successors and permitted assigns of the parties

(e) Force Majeure. The Gazette shall not be liable for delay or failure of performance with respect to this Agreement caused by an Act of God, action by any governmental or quasi- governmental entity, fire, flood, insurrection, riot, explosion, embargo, terrorist attacks, strikes whether legal or illegal, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slowdown, or any condition beyond the control of The Gazette (“Force Majeure Events”). In such event, The Gazette shall at its option be entitled to retain such reasonable portion of the Vendor Fees as required to compensate The Gazette for expenses incurred up to the time of the Force Majeure Event.

This contract shall not become valid and binding until it has been acceptedelectronically on corridorcareers.com or in writing by The Gazette at its offices in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.