There will be no refunds for cancellations of exhibit space received after July 29, 2019.
Space will be assigned in the order in which applications are received. The application deadline is July 29, 2019. Applications received after this date will be on a space available basis. Exhibitors wishing to avoid assignment of space adjacent to a particular competitor should indicate this on their application. Please Note: Georgia Vascular Society (GVS) reserves the right to alter the Floor Plan at any time without prior notice.
Registered exhibiting companies will receive an Exhibit Service Kit with all necessary information and order forms including:
Shipments should be sent directly to the Hotel. The shipping address and dates of arrival will be detailed in the Exhibit Service Kit that will be sent via email. Any shipments sent prior to the approved date of arrival risk being sent back to the sender.
All participants affiliated with exhibits must be registered. Each person will be issued an exhibitor badge and must be employed by the exhibiting company or have a direct business affiliation. Each company is allotted two badges per booth purchased. Additional badges are $450.00 per representative. There will be no name swapping for badges permitted for partial attendance. Any names provided over the badge allotment will be charged the additional badge fee. There will be no exceptions.
Interviews, demonstrations and the distribution of literature or samples must be made within the exhibit booth assigned to the Exhibitor. Canvassing or distribution of advertising matter outside the Exhibitor’s own space will not be permitted.
Sponsors and exhibitors are prohibited from conducting independent events such as receptions, dinners, demonstrations, etc. on the meeting premises without first obtaining permission from the Georgia Vascular Society management.
The safekeeping of the Exhibitor’s property is the responsibility of the Exhibitor. The Georgia Vascular Society and the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee are not responsible for theft, loss or damage which may occur and advise each exhibitor to be sure their stands, equipment and material are insured at full value.
The Exhibitor assumes entire responsibility and hereby agrees to protect, indemnify, defend and hold harmless GVS and The Ritz- Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee and its officers, employees and agents, against all claims, losses or damages to persons or property, governmental charges or fines and attorney’s fees arising out of or caused by Exhibitor’s installation, removal, maintenance, occupancy or use of the exhibition premises or a part thereof, excluding any such liability caused by the sole negligence, gross negligence or willful misconduct of GVS or The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, its employees and agents. Exhibitor acknowledges that GVS and The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee do not maintain insurance covering the Exhibitor’s property and thus, it is the sole responsibility and obligation of the Exhibitor to obtain business interruption and property damage insurance covering such losses by Exhibitor.
All materials used in the exhibit area must be flame-proof and fire resistant in order to conform to the local fire ordinances and in accordance with regulations established by the local Fire Department. Crepe paper or other paper is not to be used in crating merchandise. Display racks, signs, spotlights and special equipment must be approved before use, and all displays are subject to inspection by the Fire Prevention Bureau. Any exhibit or parts thereof found not to be fire-proof may be dismantled. All aisles and exits must be kept clear at all times. Fire stations and fire extinguisher equipment are not to be covered or obstructed.
Exhibitors will be held liable for any damage caused to the Hotel property, and no material or matter of any kind shall be posted, tacked, nailed, screwed or otherwise attached to columns, walls, floors or other parts or portions of the building or furnishings. Whatever may be necessary to properly protect the building, equipment or furniture will be installed at the expense of the Exhibitor. If any controversy arises as to the need or propriety thereof, the Conference Service Manager of the Hotel will be the final judge thereof and his/her decision shall be binding on all parties concerned.