Terms and Conditions - Exhibitions North America

These T&Cs are to be read in conjunction with the Registration Form which, together, represent the entire agreement between you and Applied Market Information LLC, on behalf of itself and its affiliate, Applied Market Information Ltd (together, AMI, us or we). By completing and submitting the Registration Form, you agreed to be bound by these T&Cs. You acknowledge and agree that these terms apply to the exhibition as well as to any separately ticketed events related thereto, including, without limitation, any networking events, dinner events, etc. (collectively “events”).  

  1. On rare occasions we may have to cancel, postpone or relocate an exhibition and/or event. We will endeavour to give you as much notice as possible and we will not be liable for any losses incurred by you as a result of any cancellation, postponement or relocation.
  2. Personal arrangements including travel and accommodation relating to the exhibition and/or any event are your responsibility and in no event shall AMI or the venue be liable for any wasted expenditure, including in the event of any cancellation, postponement or relocation by us of the exhibition and/or event.
  3. We cannot ensure the security of items left unattended. You acknowledge and agree that we accept no liability or responsibility for property damages or losses (including loss of any belongings) sustained by you at the exhibition and/or event, consistent with applicable law.
  4. You shall be solely and fully responsible for your actions and omissions resulting from your consumption of alcohol at any event, and you agree to drink responsibly. You will not consume alcohol if you are younger than the legal age for consuming alcohol in the State of Ohio. We further reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to deny alcoholic beverage service to any person who appears to be intoxicated or for any other reason in our sole discretion.
  5. No smoking of any kind (including any electronic cigarettes, vaporizers, or similar products) will be permitted in the exhibition or any event at any time.
  6. Proper attire (including, without limitation, shoes) must be worn at all times. Attire must not be distracting or offensive to others.
  7. You may not photograph, tag or otherwise discuss on any social media platforms any person at the exhibition or any event without their permission.
  8. All bags and other items may be subject to screening/security checks. We reserve the right not to allow any bag, parcel or other item into the exhibition and/or any event.
  9. Badges, tickets and other credentials are non-transferable, non-exchangeable, non-refundable, revocable and void if altered.
  10. You may not: (i) perform any activity or cause or permit anything that is reasonably likely to be disruptive or dangerous to AMI, any exhibitor, sponsor, other any other attendee, (ii) conduct or pursue any illegal or offensive activities, (iii) bring any firearms, ammunition, weapons of any kind, or any other offensive, dangerous, flammable or explosive, hazardous or inherently dangerous materials into the exhibition or any event, or (vi) bring illegal drugs into the exhibition or any event.
  11. You may not sell or display any goods or services or distribute any materials at the exhibition or any event.
  12. We reserve the right to deny admission, prevent entry, or require a person already admitted to leave the exhibition and/or any event without refund, liability, or compensation should the attendance of such individual be determined illegal, disruptive, inappropriate or potentially a legal or reputational liability, and/or inconsistent with these Ts&Cs. Furthermore, we reserve the right to require an individual to leave the exhibition and any event at any time for any reason or no reason, in our sole and absolute discretion.We will process the personal data you provide in the Registration Form in accordance with our Privacy Policy.
  13. You understand that by choosing to allow your badge to be scanned by an exhibitor or sponsor, you are providing the exhibitor or sponsor with your personal data (as disclosed when registering). You consent to this personal data being transferred and accept that this exhibitor or sponsor may contact you about their products or services. You acknowledge and agree that any such transfer was authorized by you and is not a sale of data by AMI. You agree that any such partners or sponsors may transfer your data outside of the United States for these purposes and you consent to such transfer.
  14. You also understand and agree that your personal data may be held and used by AMI and any third party acting on its behalf, in order to run the event and for analyzing visitor traffic with a view to improving the event experience (for this event and for future events) for visitors, exhibitors and others.  You acknowledge and agree that AMI (and/or any third party acting on its behalf) may transfer your data outside of the United States for these purposes and you consent to such transfer.
  15. You acknowledge and agree that AMI will be taking photos and recording video footage including interviews at the exhibition and any event. By attending the exhibition and/or any events, you understand and accept that your name, image, likeness and/or voice may be captured, and that AMI and its affiliates, have full intellectual property rights to this content, and any reproductions thereof, and may use such content (and any other works based on such content) to promote, exploit, exhibit and/or distribute any such content throughout the world in any manner whatsoever, in whole or in part, including in any and all social media, online marketing, printed materials, news, commercial, promotional, packaging for any product or service, in any case without payment of any fee or other compensation to you.
  16. We ask you to be aware of, and at all times comply with, all applicable laws, including but not limited to laws of antitrust and, more generally, laws and practices that promote fair and lawful competition within the plastics industry.
  17. We may change and update these T&Cs from time to time without notice. Please visit www.ami.international/about/tac/exhibitionsusa from time to time to review the current version of these T&Cs.
  18. Class Action Waiver. Any proceeding to resolve or litigate any dispute in any forum will be conducted solely on an individual basis.  Neither you nor we will seek to have any dispute heard as a class action or in any other proceeding in which either party acts or proposes to act in a representative capacity. No proceeding will be combined with another without the prior written consent of all parties to all affected proceedings. You and we also agree not to participate in claims brought in a private attorney general or representative capacity, or any consolidated claims involving another person's account, if we are a party to the proceeding.   YOU ARE GIVING UP YOUR RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE AS A CLASS REPRESENTATIVE OR CLASS MEMBER ON ANY CLASS CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST US INCLUDING ANY RIGHT TO CLASS ARBITRATION OR ANY CONSOLIDATION OF INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATIONS.
  19. These T&Cs are governed by and construed in accordance with the law of the State of Delaware.
  20. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, (A) AMI SHALL NOT BE LIABLE, WHETHER BASED ON A CLAIM IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF OR IN RELATION TO THESE TS&CS, FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR LOST PROFITS, EVEN IF AMI HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES; AND (B)THE TOTAL AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF AMI, WHETHER BASED ON AN ACTION OR CLAIM IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF, OR IN RELATION TO THESE TS&CS SHALL NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE FEE PAID BY YOU FOR ADMISSION TO THE EXHBITION AND ANY EVENTS.

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