Terms And Conditions
It is hereby agreed that the undersigned will abide by the rules and regulations in this agreement. Acceptance of this application by or on behalf of the Over 50 Fair shall constitute a contract.
Mailing Address: Over 50 Fair, P.O. Box 312, Roslyn Heights, NY 11577-0312. Or, pay online at www.Over50Fair.com and use your credit card or Paypal account.
Over 50 Fair LLC (“Over 50 Fair”) is a for-profit company.
Refund policy – All costs are subject to change without notice. All sales are final. There are no refunds for any reason (including cancellation by Payor/Exhibitor/Speaker), but substitutions are allowed with permission.
Event Location – Melville Marriott–Long Island, 1350 Old Walt Whitman Road, Melville, New York, off the Long Island Expressway north (westbound) service road.
Video/Photo Release: The Over 50 Fair reserves the right to video and photograph portions of each lecture and the Exhibitor areas for use in promoting our future events.
Speakers: Podiums with microphones will be available for your use in select classrooms. Please indicate above if you wish to reserve a screen. If you require any other equipment, such as a projector or laptop, contact the Over 50 Fair for pricing information. Speaker agrees to provide Over 50 Fair with a photo/logo for use on foam sign plus 50-70 word description of their class for publication in the Over 50 Fair program book. Speakers are required to check in at the Registration Desk at least 30 minutes prior to their Classroom time. Failure to do so may result in a substitute Speaker without refund.
Exhibitors: 6 x 6 ft. and 10 x 4 ½ spaces include one 6 foot box-draped or tableclothed table (or equivalent) and 2 chairs. Larger lobby spaces and 10 x 10 ft. spaces include two tables. Items may be sold (no alcohol or tobacco products or any products not legal to sell in the state of New York), samples may be distributed, and funds may be solicited in your space. All distribution or solicitation is fully restricted to the confines of your space (e.g. 6 ft. x 6 ft.). Exhibitors will be listed on our website with weblink, our Exhibitor map, and in the program book (incl. contact information) if signed up by deadline. A paper sign will be on the table at each Exhibitor space for identification purposes.
Exhibitors are advised to bring, if desired, a sign/banner and power cord (if electric has been purchased).
Display – No signs or decorative materials may protrude into the aisle or encroach upon neighboring booths. No obstruction may be placed in any aisle, passageway, lobby or exits leading to any fire extinguishing devices. If you run any wires or cords, they must be secured. The Melville Marriott permits use of “Funtak” or double-sided tape to secure lightweight items to the wall, glass, or curtain at the rear of your booth. Please notify Over 50 Fair staff if you have difficulty with adhesion.
Installation/Dismantling – All displays must be installed and completely arranged by 10:00 a.m. when the event begins. If an Exhibitor has not arrived and registered by 10:00 a.m., Over 50 Fair Director reserves the right to substitute Exhibitor without refund. It is the sole responsibility of each Exhibitor to have materials packed and cleared by 5:30 p.m. All displays must remain intact until the official close of the Fair. No Exhibitor may dismantle, move out or package before the close of the event (4:30 p.m.). Arrangement and payment for transporting goods to and from the Fair, receiving, decorating, and removal of exhibits are the responsibility of the Exhibitor. For larger items, the service elevator must be used.
Eligibility/Exhibit Booth Personnel – There is a limit of two (2) representatives per table space. All representatives must be registered at the Registration table in the lobby. Any additional representatives must purchase an admission ticket unless authorized by the Over 50 Fair. Representatives working tables are not permitted to attend classes other than at a time for which they have paid to speak unless a ticket is purchased. There is to be no smoking inside the building. All federal and state laws pertaining to fire and safety must be observed and adhered to.
Insurance and Hold Harmless Clause – Exhibitors and Speakers assume entire responsibility and hereby agree to protect, indemnify, defend and save Over 50 Fair and its owners and employees harmless against all claims, losses, and damages to persons or property, governmental charges or fines, expenses and attorney’s fees arising out of or caused by each Exhibitor’s installation, removal, maintenance occupancy or use of the premises or a part thereof excluding any such liability caused by the sole negligence of Over 50 Fair’s owners, employees and agents. In addition, each Exhibitor and Speaker acknowledges that Over 50 Fair does not maintain insurance covering Exhibitor’s or Speaker’s property, and it is the sole responsibility of the Exhibitor or Speaker to obtain business interruption and property damage insurance covering such losses by Exhibitor or Speaker. By signing this contact, Exhibitors and Speakers agree to hold harmless the Over 50 Fair from any claims, financial or otherwise made by any individual or entity. Exhibitors and Speakers shall abide by and observe all federal, state, and local laws, codes, ordinances, rules, and regulations. Exhibitors and Speakers who prepare, distribute and/or sell any food or beverage products hereby indemnify the Over 50 Fair from any claims or damages relating to the preparation, distribution, sale or consumption of such products.
Space Assignment – All Exhibitor space assignments will be made at the sole discretion of Over 50 Fair and are subject to change. Premium and Deluxe spaces will include corner spaces and spaces in the first room in the Grand Ballroom and in the main hallway outside it as described on page 1. A map of Exhibitor spaces will be available and distributed at the event on September 25, 2016 at 8 a.m. The Over 50 Fair reserves the right to fully determine the eligibility of any company, person, product and/or service in the Exhibitor areas. Displaying materials or selling goods deemed offensive, inappropriate for the venue, or substantially differing from what was previously represented constitute grounds for rejection or ejection. Over 50 Fair reserves the right to reject, eject or prohibit any Exhibitor for violation of these rules without monetary refund.
Food/drinks – You may bring food or drink for personal consumption. For a fee, lunch is available for purchase via food service delivered to Exhibitor spaces. Exhibitors are permitted to give away samples but must sign the Melville Marriott’s Food Waiver. All food sold must be intended for later consumption.
Program Book Advertisers – Ads must be submitted electronically in print quality .pdf format or high quality .jpg format OR you may pay an additional fee for us to scan or create your ad. Program books will be distributed to all Attendees, Exhibitors, Speakers, and Sponsors. All advertising images and text are subject to the review and approval by the Management of the Over 50 Fair. Please email files to: Barbara@Over50Fair.com. ALL ADS MUST BE RECEIVED BY August 26, 2016.
General Information Table – All items must be received at least one week prior to the event unless other arrangements are made. Items should be sent by USPS to Over 50 Fair, P. O. Box 312, Roslyn Heights, NY 11577-0312. Please do not mail any materials to the event location.
For More Information: Barbara Kaplan, Director, 516-621-1446. Barbara@Over50Fair.com.