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Member Agreement
  • This is an agreement between Center for Creative Leadership ("CCL") a nonprofit corporation and the named Applicant ("Partner") making this transaction.

    The parties in this Agreement understand and agree to the following:


    1. Upon acceptance of this Member Agreement and payment of the Membership Fee or Renewal Fee, Partner will be an authorized Member of the CCL Partner Network for a one year period from the date of the transaction. This status allows Partner to access content, services and events designated for the CCL Partner Network ("Network Products").
    2. Partner represents that Partner is either an individual residing in, or a legal entity duly organized in the United States or in Canada, and that Partner is authorized to enter into this Agreement.
    3. Partner may not represent itself, verbally or in written or other visual form, as a "CCL Employee," "CCL Agent," or "CCL Representative" or like terminology that could lead to confusion about Partner's independent status as a provider of training, coaching, or consultation services. The relationship between CCL and Partner is that of independent parties. This Agreement does not form any association, partnership, joint venture, agency or employment relationship between CCL and Partner.
    4. Partner agrees to comply with all federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to operation as an independent business. Partner acknowledges that Partner is responsible for payment of all taxes associated with this agreement, other than taxes related to CCL's income.
    5. Partner will indemnify and hold CCL harmless from and against all damages, liabilities, claims, awards, settlements, and reasonable attorneys' fees and costs arising from Partner's services or any breach or alleged breach of its representations, warranties, covenants hereunder.
    6. Partner acknowledges that all rights granted to Partner in this Agreement are non-exclusive. Partner may only publicly display the CCL Partner Network Logo in the United States or Canada.
    7. Partner acknowledges that CCL and/or Lead Star, LLC is the owner of copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade names, service marks, domain names and logos associated with or used in conjunction with the CCL Partner Network or Network Products and all materials and services provided pursuant to this Agreement. Partner should use all intellectual property owned by CCL and/or Lead Star, LLC in compliance with guidelines provided.
    8. The CCL Partner Network Logo may be displayed on the Partner's website, business card, presentation materials and other items deemed necessary to the marketing and delivery of the Partner's training, development and coaching services. No other uses of the CCL Partner Network Logo are permitted.
    9. All membership sales are final. No refunds will be provided. The membership term is effective one year from the date of enrollment.
    10. As long as Partner's membership fees are current, CCL will permit the Partner to enjoy the benefits and access content designated for the CCL Partner Network. Partner understands that to maintain status as a Partner, Partner must renew their membership on an annual basis.
    11. Except for payment obligations, neither party shall be liable for failure or delay in performing its respective obligations hereunder if such failure or delay is occasioned by compliance with governmental regulation, request, or order by circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the party so failing or delaying including, without limitation, an Act of God, acts of war, terrorism, insurrection, fire, flood, accident, strike or other labor disturbance or interruption or delay in transportation.
    12. Disclaimer of warranties. All products, services provided hereunder are provides "as is" and CCL disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, title, non-infringement and fitness for a particular purpose.
    13. CCL makes no guarantees, express or implied, that Partner will achieve any specific profits or sales volumes relating to the Network Products or any other services or products provided under this Agreement.
    14. Either party may terminate this Agreement in writing at any time for any reason upon 30 days' prior written notice. If the Agreement is terminated or expires without renewal, Partner must cease and desist any use of the CCL Partner Network logo on any form or fashion and must not verbally or visually depict any connection to the CCL Partner Network beyond the point of termination.
    15. This Agreement is entered into and governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina. Disputes shall be in the exclusive jurisdiction of the U.S. Federal Courts or North Carolina State Courts within Guilford County.
    16. Partner may not assign its rights or obligations under this Agreement.
    17. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be illegal, against public policy or otherwise invalid, it will not affect the legality, validity or enforceability of the other provisions of this Agreement.
    18. Partner acknowledges by accepting this Agreement that Partner has read its contents and that Partner agrees to be bound by these conditions. This is the entire Agreement between CCL and Partner; it supersedes all prior agreements, proposals, negotiations, conversations or discussions, whether written, oral or in any other form.