Submit a New Chapter Application

Once you’ve completed the New Chapter Application, use the form below to submit your final PDF and video. With our small team at headquarters, we review applications once a month so we really appreciate your patience. We look forward to reviewing what you put together!


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    Eligibility

    Any individual over the age of eighteen (18) may apply. Applicants must reside in a major city where a CreativeMornings chapter does not currently exist and must plan to continue living there for at least the next twelve (12) months. Applicants must also be willing to sign and comply with our CreativeMornings Chapter Agreement and Chapter Handbook.

    Submission Process

    Applicants must submit a completed CreativeMornings Chapter Organizer Application, which requires written and video submissions. Completed applications and materials must be submitted via the CreativeMornings new chapter application online submission form. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Applications are judged by CreativeMornings headquarters, and all decisions by the reviewers are final. Please make sure you have read our FAQs for more information on the submission process and the qualities we look for in chapter organizers.

    Campaigns

    From time-to-time, CreativeMornings may hold campaigns to identify applicants for new chapters (a “Campaign”). New chapter organizers may be eligible to receive a starter scholarship (each, a “Scholarship”), which may be used by the organizer to help pay for CreativeMornings events. Under no circumstances may Scholarships be used to pay the chapter organizer a salary, hourly rate, or other compensation in connection being a chapter organizer of CreativeMornings events. If received, the Scholarship must be used to fund a CreativeMornings event within two (2) months of becoming an authorized CreativeMornings chapter organizer. In addition, CreativeMornings may require a third party sponsor of the Scholarship to be the named as the local sponsor of one or more chapter events.

    CreativeMornings reserves the right to attach additional conditions to any Scholarships awarded. Any Scholarship funds not spent on CreativeMornings events before that organizer’s term is finished must be promptly returned to CreativeMornings.

    CreativeMornings reserves the right, in its sole discretion to (a) cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend any Campaign should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other cause beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of a Campaign or for any other reason CreativeMornings deems necessary; or (b) disqualify any entry it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or operation of CreativeMornings.

    Disqualification

    In CreativeMornings’ sole and absolute discretion, the following may result in disqualification of applicants and/or the revocation of a Scholarship:

    • The applicant is an entity, a group of individuals, or otherwise not a single individual.
    • The applicant is not a current resident of the city where the applicant is applying to be a CreativeMornings chapter organizer.
    • The applicant has submitted more than one application.
    • Any part of the written or video portions of the application is not the original -creation of the applicant.
    • Failure to execute or comply with CreativeMornings’ standard license agreement for chapter organizers.
    • Failure to comply with the terms of any Scholarship, including but not limited to failure to use funds for the purpose of offsetting CreativeMornings event costs, failure to host a CreativeMornings event within two (2) months of becoming a chapter organizer, or failure to name the Scholarship sponsor as a sponsor of that event.
    • Failure to comply with these Terms.

    Intellectual Property

    By submitting an application, you represent and warrant that your application materials do not (a) infringe any common law, contractual or statutory rights of any person, firm or corporation, including but not limited to copyright rights, trademark rights, trade secret rights, rights of privacy, and rights of publicity; or (b) contain matter which is or might be defamatory or which depicts any person, firm or corporation in a false light. You agree that you will indemnify, defend and hold CreativeMornings harmless from any and all claims, actions, liabilities, and expenses, including attorney’s fees and costs, arising from a breach of this warranty.

    By submitting an application, you also expressly grant Creative Mornings a perpetual, world-wide, irrevocable, unrestricted, non-exclusive, royalty-free right and license to use, copy, license, sublicense, adapt, distribute, display, publicly perform, reproduce, transmit, modify and create derivative works from any application materials, including but not limited to your name, biography, likeness, voice, writings, and videos, for any purpose, commercial, advertising, or otherwise, including for use in advertising and promotional campaigns.

    Miscellaneous

    Submission of an application does not create any binding obligations on applicants or CreativeMornings except as set forth under these Terms. By submitting an application, applicants release and hold harmless CreativeMornings, its subsidiaries, affiliates and all of their employees, officers, directors, shareholders, contractors, assignees, licensees and agents from any and all liability for injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or relating to this application, the use of any materials submitted, or the acceptance or use of any Scholarship awarded. CreativeMornings is not responsible if any advertised Scholarship cannot be awarded due to delays or interruptions due to circumstances outside CreativeMornings’ control, including without limitation acts or omissions by sponsors or contractors, acts of God, acts of war or acts of terrorism. All taxes are the responsibility of organizers and not CreativeMornings. Void where prohibited by law.

    All CreativeMornings chapter organizers are volunteers. Submission or acceptance of an application does not create an employer-employee, partner, joint venturer, or independent contractor relationship between CreativeMornings and the applicant.

    Privacy Policy

    Please review CreativeMornings’ Privacy Policy at www.CreativeMornings.com/privacy. By submitting an application, you hereby agree to CreativeMornings’ collection and use of your personal information and acknowledge that you have read these rules and accepted CreativeMornings’ Privacy Policy.