Talent Managers for Actors Live Conference

MAY 20-21, 2023 | Burbank, California

TMFA Live 2023 CONFERENCE POLICY

TMFA Live 2023 CONFERENCE POLICY

We aim to ensure the safety & enjoyment for all attendees & vendors at our conference.

By registering for “TMFA Live 2023”, you consent to the following terms & conditions:

HWC reserves the right to accept & reject conference registration at its discretion, without refund.

Registering at the HWC member rate is subject to membership verification.

HWC reserves the right to verify the identity of any persons during registration & wristband issuance.

Age limit: 18+

Attendee releases HWC & any affiliates from all risks, claims, damages, losses, costs & expenses, whether or not reasonably foreseeable, associated with, resulting from or arising in connection with Attendee’s participation, including the use of conference content.

Every conference attendee & vendor grant HWC & its officials, employees or contractors, the use of their image & likeness in perpetuity, including but not limited to any photographs or video taken of you at the event, for marketing, commercial & archival purposes, without further compensation or credit given.

Intellectual property policy: all conference content belongs to HWC & cannot be resold / shared / traded, including any code / link / discounts, etc., unless expressly allowed for specific classes.

Unauthorized photography & video recording are not permitted during the conference sessions, unless authorized by the instructor.
Kindly refrain from using cellular phones during presentations. All phones must be turned to silent or vibrate mode.

No room hopping is allowed during presentations.

Hate speech, discrimination, bullying & other acts that demean or discriminate against any conference attendee, vendor or contractor, based on their gender, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or other characteristic protected by governing law is not allowed.

Unruly behavior is not tolerated & might result in removal from the event without compensation or refund. This includes getting drunk, use of drugs, excessive noise at the hotel, etc.

Carrying firearms or replicas are not allowed.

For the safety of all attendees, no suitcases & rolling carts are permitted in the conference rooms, except when such is a medical necessity.

The conference tickets cover conference participation only. Transportation, accommodation, and food are the responsibility of the attendees. Our host hotel is the Hotel Burbank. Guests are subject to all room cancellation policies, and all policies of the Hotel Burbank, as well as TMFA Live! Parking is not included. Attendees are responsible for their own parking. The Hotel Burbank has on-site parking available for a daily rate. Nearby street parking is limited.

The conference rooms will have water throughout the event. Attendees will purchase their food & beverages. The Hotel conveniently has several onsite dining options & due to its prime location, there are dozens of restaurants & cafes within a 1-block radius. Please no food or drinks inside the conference rooms.

We aim to host an inclusive, accessible conference that enables everybody, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. Please contact us in advance if you need special accommodation.

The Hotel Burbank is not a pet-friendly place, therefore only verified service dogs are allowed that are kept under control at all times – pre-authorization with HWC is required.

Only the registered vendors are allowed to distribute their sales materials. Solicitation & “suitcasing” in any form on & near the conference premises is prohibited.

Cancellation & refund policy: The tickets are not refundable under any circumstances. They are transferable to another attendee within the same tier only & with HWC’s approval.
Regretfully, we are unable to refund the conference fee in case of a no-show, & it also applies to circumstances that result from transportation problems. Obtaining comprehensive travel insurance is recommended.

We reserve the right to change the speakers & schedule at any time, for any reason.

EDUCATIONAL EVENT, NO CLIENT-RELATIONSHIP DISCLAIMER:

A class/workshop/showcase at the TMFA Live! Conference is NOT AN OPPORTUNITY FOR AN INTERVIEW OR AUDITION OR REFERRAL FOR EMPLOYMENT OR FOR OBTAINING A TALENT AGENT OR TALENT MANAGEMENT REPRESENTATION. The presence of any teacher, casting director/associate, agent or manager is in NO WAY a suggestion, promise or guarantee of employment or representation. It is 100% NOT an audition or employment/referral/representation opportunity. The intent of the class/workshop/showcase is solely educational, a learning and networking experience. When the class/workshop/showcase is over, the teacher/casting director/casting associate/talent agent/talent manager (whichever is applicable) attending this workshop will NOT be taking home nor be given access to your headshot, resume, business card, DVD or any other of your promotional materials; instead, these materials will be used during the class/workshop/showcase ONLY, and will be returned to the actors at the conclusion of the class/workshop/showcase.

TMFA LIVE!, its speakers, marketing, 3rd party affiliates, and all information presented at or about the conference is for EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. This conference is not: an audition, a promise of future employment, a “pre-read” or in any way a promise or suggestion of employment by anyone. Your attendance at TMFA LIVE!, any presentation, conversations with affiliates or speakers, does NOT constitute a client relationship of any kind. Attendees are responsible to seek out representation and employment after the conference, and pursue the appropriate legal channels and contracts for securing such things.

As a Talent Manager, Wendy’s signed Management clients NEVER pay a fee for management services. Her signed clients pay commission ONLY on the jobs they book period. They also receive additional information materials and guidance without charge, ever. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND ATTENDANCE AT TMFA LIVE! IS FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IN NO WAY CONSTITUTES A CLIENT-RELATIONSHIP WITH WENDY ALANE WRIGHT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. BOND# 57BSBHQ9038

NO CLAIMS OR GUARANTEES DISCLAIMER:

YOU AGREE THAT HOLLYWOOD WINNERS CIRCLE ACADEMY LLC AND TMFA IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR SUCCESS OR FAILURE OF YOUR PERSONAL OR ACTING CAREER DECISIONS, THE INCREASE OR DECREASE OF YOUR FINANCES OR INCOME LEVEL, OR ANY OTHER RESULT OF ANY KIND THAT YOU MAY HAVE AS A RESULT OF INFORMATION PRESENTED TO YOU THROUGH THE TMFA LIVE! CONFERENCE, WEBSITE, MARKETING MATERIALS, OR ANY AFFILIATED PARTIES. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR RESULTS.

TESTIMONIALS. HOLLYWOOD WINNERS CIRCLE ACADEMY LLC/TMFA LIVE! SPEAKERS & THEIR MATERIALS MAY PRESENTS TESTIMONIALS AND INSIGHTS ABOUT OTHER PEOPLE’S EXPERIENCES IN OUR MARKETING MATERIALS FOR PURPOSES OF ILLUSTRATION ONLY. THE TESTIMONIALS, EXAMPLES, AND PHOTOS USED ARE OF ACTUAL CLIENTS. THEY ARE NOT INTENDED TO REPRESENT OR GUARANTEE THAT CURRENT OR FUTURE CLIENTS WILL ACHIEVE THE SAME OR SIMILAR RESULTS; RATHER, THESE TESTIMONIALS REPRESENT WHAT IS POSSIBLE FOR WHEN TAKING ACTION ON THE EDUCATION, TECHNIQUES, AND STRATEGIES PRESENTED AT TMFA LIVE! ONLY.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless HOLLYWOOD WINNERS CIRCLE ACADEMY LLC and our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns and employees, TMFA, TMFA Live! Speakers or affiliates, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these CONFERENCE POLICY or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.

SEVERABILITY

In the event that any provision of these CONFERENCE POLICY is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these CONFERENCE POLICY, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.

GOVERNING LAW

These CONFERENCE POLICY and any separate agreements whereby we provide you Services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of 9701 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1000 – PMB# 440 Beverly Hills, CA, 90212, United States.

CHANGES TO CONFERENCE POLICY

You can review the most current version of the CONFERENCE POLICY at any time at this page.We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these CONFERENCE POLICY by posting updates and changes to this conference policy page on our website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to our website or the Service following the posting of any changes to these CONFERENCE POLICY constitutes acceptance of those changes.