Connect Series Terms & Conditions

1. Definitions:

  • Leaders: means New South Wales Leaders Pty Ltd;
  • The Member: means the company or individual paying for the Leaders Membership;
  • The Program: means the Leaders Series and related activities outlined in the annual Schedule of Events;
  • Fee: means the monthly fee, advised separately, to be paid to Leaders for continued Membership;
  • Series Overview: means the separate document, webpage or email provided to The Member outlining all Membership inclusions.

2. Leaders undertakes to provide The Member, upon on time payment of the Fees, the right to participate in The Program for the period covered by that payment. All inclusions The Member will receive by participating in The Program are outlined in the Series Overview. The Series Overview outlines all provisions to:

  • View or attend professional skills and knowledge development workshops, forums;
  • View or attend Keynote Addresses sourced from Industry Partners and Industry Experts;  
  • View or attend Networking Receptions;
  • Engage with Business & Industry leaders;
  • Access organisations that may be able to provide advice, guidance and/or other business opportunities;
  • Access social events and other activities as organised from time to time.

3. The Member agrees that their attendance (either physical or online) at The Program’s events must include an Executive or Director-level guest;

4. The Member will be provided an automatically renewing Membership (as described on this website). The terms of this agreement, which may be updated from time to time, shall apply throughout The Membership. The Member may cancel the automated renewal by providing written notice to Leaders at least 7 business days prior to the renewal date;

5. The dates for all applicable events and activities are outlined in the annual Schedule of Events, a copy of which will be provided to The Member in advance of the commencement of each year of The Program;

6. The Member will be granted access to The Program’s online resource centre for the duration of this agreement, which provides ongoing access to presentations, notes, videos, contact details and other additional resources;

7. The Member confirms that by accessing the online resource centre outlined in clause 6, it agrees to abide by all privacy and confidentiality clauses outlined in this agreement and on the resource centre website. Should The Member (or its employees) breach any of the obligations or otherwise illegally disseminate any information, content or intellectual property contained within the online resource centre, then without limiting the action which Leaders may take. Leaders reserves the right to suspend The Member’s online account immediately and in addition The Member may be liable for any damages caused by this breach;

8. Charter of Engagement: The Member accepts that The Program encourages development of business relationships and opportunities through sharing of knowledge and expertise and operates under a philosophy of “no direct sales”. This Charter of Engagement sets out a best practice approach to engaging with all other participants involved in The Program:

  • Unauthorised / unsolicited mass-communication or other inappropriate conduct or contact with participants may result in suspension or termination of the overall Membership;
  • Direct contact with fellow participants should occur either in relation to preparation for a meeting, or following contact with the company at an event hosted or facilitated by Leaders;
  • Once a connection has been established, you are welcome to invite the company to meet, attend an event or undertake other arrangements as agreed to by both parties.

9. The Member acknowledges that the reputation of The Program is paramount and that during the term of this agreement, they must not engage in conduct which is unbecoming, or which may negatively impact on the reputation of Leaders or others within the network. Should The Member engage in such conduct then The Member will be called upon to show cause why their membership should not be suspended or terminated. In the event of fundamental breach of this agreement, Leaders may dispense with the need to show cause and terminate this agreement without notice;

10. Confidential Information:

  • Both parties acknowledge that they may be exposed to, receive or require information that is proprietary or confidential to the other party or to another member in the course of The Program;
  • Both parties agree to hold any such information in strict confidence, and to not divulge such information except as may be required by law or judicial process or by any persons or bodies responsible for regulating that party's business or as required under a contract of insurance;
  • If either party is uncertain as to whether any information is confidential, it will treat the information as if it were confidential and as not being in the public domain unless and until the other party agrees in writing that the information is in the public domain;
  • The Member agrees to keep all other member and participant contact and other details confidential in compliance with the Privacy Act, and must return to Leaders and/or destroy this information at the end of this agreement;

11. The Member acknowledges that one of the key benefits of The Program is the ability of participants to engage in the development of relationships, including through networking, and knowledge sharing, To engage in those activities, The Member acknowledges that they will hold any personal information which they receive in accordance with Leaders’ privacy policy, as published on its website from time to time. The Member also consents to the collection, use and disclosure of their own information (or of the information of any executive or director) being disclosed for use by Leaders or other participants in accordance with this policy (as amended from time to time). The Member warrants that they have obtained the consent of any executive or director to the provision of their personal information in accordance with this agreement;

12. The Member acknowledges that:

  • The information which they receive during The Program is designed to be general in nature and (unless otherwise specifically agreed in writing) not designed to meet the specific needs of The Member;
  • They must make their own further enquiries before making any decision in reliance on such information;
  • To the extent permitted by law, Leaders is not liable to The Member for any loss or damage suffered due to the reliance by the Member upon any advice given in The Program, regardless of country or region of delivery of The Program;
  • To the extent permitted by law, Leaders shall not be liable to The Member for any consequential loss (including loss of profits, loss of revenue, loss of contract value, loss of anticipated profits or damages for loss or opportunity) suffered by The Member in connection with this agreement; and
  • To the maximum extent permitted by law, Leaders maximum aggregate liability to The Member arising out of or in connection with this agreement shall be limited to an amount equivalent to the Fees paid in accordance with this agreement;

13. Unless otherwise specifically agreed by the parties in writing, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties in connection with their respective subject matter and supersedes all previous agreements or understandings between the parties in connection with the relevant subject matter. In the event of any inconsistency between the documents listed below, the documents below will prevail in the order listed, to the extent of the inconsistency:

  1. This agreement;
  2. The Series Overview;
  3. The Program schedule of events;
  4. The Privacy Policy.

14. No waiver of a right or remedy under this agreement is effective unless it is in writing and signed by the party granting it;

15. No variation of this agreement is effective unless made in writing and signed by each party;

16. This agreement is governed by the laws of the State of New South Wales, Australia and each party submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of its courts;

17. This document may consist of a number of counterparts and, if so, the counterparts taken together constitute one document


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