Booking Request Process & FAQ’s

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Booking Request Process & FAQ’s 2017-05-25T14:46:40+00:00


Pastor Patrick Weaver's Booking FAQ's

Thank you for your interest in booking Patrick Weaver.  Our goal is to make your scheduling process run as smoothly as possible.

Booking Process:

Booking Form & Inquiry Call: Please send the details of your proposed event by submitting the online Booking Request Form. Patrick Weaver’s schedule fills quickly and, he has limited availability each month for dates that fall on a Sunday. Please send your request as soon as possible and we will be in touch with you to schedule a brief phone call to discuss your event. During this call, we will also discuss your budget and speaking fees. We are happy to discuss your timeline and desired dates, however, we cannot guarantee that he will be available for your event until we receive the signed agreement.

Contract & Deposit: After you confirm that you are ready to move forward with scheduling and booking Patrick Weaver, we will send additional questions via email to provide the necessary information we need to prepare our speaking agreement, event rider, and invoice.  After you provide the requested information, we will send you an invoice and our agreement to be signed by your organization’s authorized representative no later than fourteen (14) days from receipt of the agreement, and returned with your non-refundable 50% deposit of the agreed upon speaking fee (by wire, credit card or online invoice). Patrick Weaver Ministries Cannot hold the date or consider your event date confirmed until we receive your signed agreement and the deposit.

Release of Publicity Photos and Bio: After we receive your signed agreement and deposit paid in full, we will release Patrick Weaver’s photos and bio for use in organizing, advertising or promoting a contracted speaking appearance.

Pre-Event Questionnaire: When applicable we will send you a detailed Pre-Event Questionnaire to help us design and deliver a successful event that meets your goals and the needs of your audience.  The questionnaire provides information about your objectives and logistical aspects of your event.

Pre-Engagement Phone Meeting: After receiving your Pre-Event Questionnaire, Patrick Weaver will talk to the meeting planner and key contacts prior to the event to aid in the preparation of the presentation.

Development of Presentation(s): Patrick Weaver will prepare a presentation to meet your event objectives as discussed with your authorized representative.

Balance Due: The 50% balance of the speaking fee is due fourteen days before your event in order to ensure Patrick Weaver’s participation.  Where the speaking event date is within 14 days from booking, a cashiers check made out to Patrick Weaver Ministries will be provided to upon arrival to the venue (unless otherwise agreed upon in writing between parties).

Patrick Weaver Speaks at Your Event: Patrick Weaver will deliver the speaking and appearance services described in the Agreement.

What are Patrick Weaver’s fees/Honorarium?

Patrick Weaver’s fees are customized for each event depending on the specific request, location, length of the presentation, and requirements.  His fee structure/honorarium includes various options to fit different budgets. We will provide guidelines and discuss your needs and budget after you submit the online Booking Request Form.   In addition to Patrick Weaver’s fee, you will also be responsible for air, ground, hotel and food allowance.

What Payment Methods Does Patrick Weaver Ministries Accept?

Patrick Weaver Ministries accepts the following payment methods for speaking events and appearances:

  • School, college or university check
  • Cashiers check
  • Money order
  • EFT, Credit Card

Can Patrick Weaver Ministries Hold an Event Date?

A non-refundable deposit (50% of the speaking fee) is required prior to the event to secure the date, guarantee Patrick Weaver’s participation, and release his publicity photos and bio for promotional purposes in association with the scheduled presentation. Patrick Weaver has limited availability for speaking engagements on Sunday's. If he is available for your event, the deposit and signed contract must be received before the scheduled presentation(s) to allow sufficient time for planning, making travel arrangements, processing, discussing the details of the event, and preparing the customized presentation(s). However, special arrangements can be made if and when time permits.

I would like to bring Patrick Weaver to speak to my group, but we have a limited budget. Is Patrick Weaver’s speaking fee negotiable?

Patrick Weaver Ministries understands that some groups and schools have tight budgets.  We are willing to work with you and do our best to accommodate your needs where possible.  Let us know what your budget is when you submit the Booking Request Form.

Can I request an international booking (Outside of the US)?

Yes.  Patrick Weaver is available for booking requests outside of the US.

Can I make an audio or video recording?

Written permission must be obtained prior to the event if you want to record his presentation.

Can I web stream Patrick Weaver’s presentation?

Written permission must be obtained prior to the event if you are considering web streaming any portion of Patrick Weaver’s presentation.

Does Patrick Weaver work with different age groups?

Yes! Patrick Weaver speaks to both adult and youth audiences. Find out more about our speaking programs.

Does Patrick Weaver speak at retreats?

Yes, Patrick Weaver speaks at retreats provided that his presentation(s) and related services are concluded before midnight.

How long are Patrick Weaver’s presentations?

Patrick Weaver’s keynotes are 45 minutes – 1 hour.  His workshops are typically 90 minutes-3 hours, but he can also deliver 1/2-day and full-day presentations. Please let us know more about your event and objectives and we will consider whethis Patrick Weaver can customize a program to fit your goals and budget.

Can Patrick Weaver incorporate specific topics into his presentation?

Yes, Patrick Weaver can customize presentations to meet the needs of your audience.

What are Patrick Weaver’s speaking requirements on the day of the event?

To ensure that your event flows smoothly, we will provide a detailed event rider prior to your scheduled event.

We’re ready to book Patrick Weaver. What is the next step?

Submit the online Booking Request Form and we will be in touch with you to schedule a mutually convenient time to discuss your event. We are looking forward to speaking with you!