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Privacy Policy for Use of Attendee Information

LPA shares the contact information of attendees before and after the trade show as a benefit to exhibitors.  By signing this contract, exhibitors acknowledge that the use of this contact information unrelated to the promotion of products and services featured at the
July 24, 2020 Trade Show, or the distribution of this information to a third party, is strictly prohibited.

Hotel Reservations

Exhibitor personnel are responsible for making hotel reservations directly with the hotel.  The Holiday Inn Downtown Alexandria adjoins to the Alexandria Riverfront Center. Reservations should be made with the Holiday Inn Downtown, 701 4th St., Alexandria, LA 71301.  To make reservations, call 1-318-541-8333 and use the group code: Louisiana Pharmacists Association.  The single and double group rates are $112 plus tax and fees.  Hotel reservations must be made by July 9, 2020.

Payment & Booth Space Reservation

Full payment must accompany this application. All space is sold on a “No Refund Basis.” All reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis, without exception.  LPA reserves the right to make the final determination of all space assignments in the best interest of the trade show. All exhibitor requests will be honored to the best of the association’s ability. 

Exhibit Cancellations and No-Shows

All exhibitor sales are final. Upon receipt of contract, no refund will be made for cancellations or failure to show.  No refunds will be given for unused space or for space that is only used during a portion of the exhibit period.

On-Site Check-In

All exhibitor personnel must check-in at the LPA registration desk during regular meeting registration hours.

No Conflicts

There shall be no activities planned in conflict with exhibiting hours.

Shipping of Materials

Exhibitor personnel are responsible for making all of their own shipping arrangements.  Shipping of goods to and from the exhibiting site must be made at least 1 week prior to the exhibiting date but should not arrive any earlier than July 16, 2020.  Packages may be shipped to Riverfront Center, Attn: Mark Jones, 707 Second St., Alexandria, LA 71301. All items must be numbered and clearly marked for the Louisiana Pharmacists Association, as well as your organization’s name, the contact person who will claim the item(s), and your booth number.

Please note that deliveries are not accepted on Saturday or Sunday, so please plan your shipments accordingly.

If you are shipping any controlled items, please contact Mark Jones at 318-709-2617 prior to making your shipping arrangements.

Exhibit Hall Information

6 weeks prior to the trade show, LPA will send a packet via email which will include confirmation of all contracted agreements, personnel registered, initial attendee list, convention agenda, and information from Clark Services. LPA has contracted with Clark Services to fulfill all special booth requests, including additional shipping services. Fees may apply.  Please remember that the exhibit space is not carpeted for the year’s show.

Use and Management of Space

The trade show will be held in Ballrooms ABC at the Alexandria Riverfront Center.  Exhibits must be staffed at all times while exhibits are open.  No subletting or sharing of booth space is permitted.  All exhibitors’ activities must be confined to the limits of rented space and must not impede traffic or interfere with the activities of other exhibitors.  Exhibitors may arrange their exhibits as desired, but the arrangement must not interfere with the light or space of other exhibitors. Should it be necessary for an exhibit to extend beyond the booth specifications of this contract, permission must be obtained in writing from the LPA at least 2 weeks prior to the trade show.

Distribution of Literature/Products

Exhibitors are permitted to promote products, equipment, and/or services, as well as distribute product samples and literature. Such items may only be distributed within the booth space assigned to the exhibitor presenting such material.  Organizations not assigned a booth space will not be permitted to solicit business.

Installation and Dismantling

Exhibitors must follow LPA guidelines and schedule as presented in this contract.  All exhibits must comply with IAEE Guidelines for Display Rules and Regulations.  No dismantling may take place prior to the closing of the trade show.  Dismantling early may jeopardize exhibitors’ participation in future LPA trade shows.

Liability and Insurance

LPA does not guarantee against loss or damage of any kind.  The Exhibitor shall understand that neither LPA nor the Holiday Inn Alexandria Downtown or Alexandria Riverfront Center provide this as an insured protection.  It is the decision of the exhibitor to obtain such insurance.  Any claims against any party other than LPA are to be submitted directly to the party involved. 

Protection of the Trade Show Facility

Exhibitors are liable for damage to the property: no material or matter of any kind shall be posted, tacked, nailed, screwed or otherwise attached to columns, walls, floors, or other parts of the building and furnishings.  Whatever may be necessary to protect the building, equipment, or furniture will be installed at the exhibitor's expense.  Painting in the space is prohibited. The cost of repairing any damage to the facility caused by the exhibitor, its employees, representatives, or agents will be billed to and paid by the exhibitor.

Termination of Conference and Exposition

Should the premises in which the trade show is to be held become, in the sole judgment of the Association, unfit for occupancy, or should the convention and trade show be materially interfered with by reason of action of the elements, strike picketing, boycott, embargo, injunction, war, riot, emergency declared by a governmental agency, or any other act beyond the control of LPA, the contract for exhibit space may be terminated.  LPA will not incur liability for damages sustained by exhibitors as a result of such termination.  In the event of such termination, the exhibitors expressly waive such liability and release the Association of and from all claims for damages and agree that the Association shall have no obligation except to refund to exhibitors pro-rated shares of the aggregate amounts received by the Association as rental for exhibit spaces after deducting all expenses in connection with such exhibits, including reasonable reserves for claims, such deduction being hereby specifically agreed to by the exhibitor.

Changes to These Rules

LPA reserves the right to make changes to these rules.  Any matters not specifically covered herein are subject to change at the discretion of the Association.

Contact Information

Please contact Crystal Carter at info@louisianapharmacists.com or (225) 346-6883 with any questions about this contract.

 

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