College FAQs


Q. Are travel expenses included in your speaking fees?
A. No. Travel, transfers, and accommodations will be covered by the client. We will coach/economy and request accommodations be in business class hotels (Marriott, Hyatt, Holiday Inn).

Q. Can you create a special speech for our event?
A. Yes, we are happy to tailor any topic or speech to your audience.

Q. Will you help us get an agent?
A. No.

Q. Will your speakers be willing to participate in advance promotion of the event.
A. Yes. Our speakers are happy to make themselves available for advance interviews and promotions for use in publications, websites, radio, and TV. We will also provide headshots and bios to use for promotional purposes.

Q. What are your audio/ visual requirements?
A. Most of our venues provide a microphone, a screen, projector that can hook up to our laptop, and speakers for sound.

Q. Do you offer handouts and materials?
A. Yes, some of our courses offer supplemental materials. Copying expenses to be covered by the host organization.

Q. Will Catharsis staff be available to meet with attendees for one on one conferences.
A. Yes, we can accommodate individual consultations for an additional fee.

Q. What are your rates?
A.  Our standard rate for a speech is $600. Please refer to our rate sheet for more details.

Q. May we record your presentation?
A. Well, it depends…  if it is for in-house use, not for public sale or consumption, that’s Ok. If you intend to distribute our material for public use, it can be arranged for an agreed-upon fee.