By applying for exhibit space, a company agrees to adhere to all conditions and regulations outlined below.
The South Atlantic Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (SAAOG) requests the full cooperation of the exhibitor in their observances.
Please be sure that your promotional department, exhibitor appointed contractor, and anyone else involved in the arrangements of your exhibit has a
copy of these rules and regulations. For any questions, please contact the SAAOG office at (904) 637-0944. Thank you for your interest in exhibiting
at the South Atlantic Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (SAAOG) 2024 Annual Meeting (“Organization’). All exhibitors agree to the following
information, guidelines, and regulations for purposes of exhibiting at our meeting, superseding all prior discussions. This may be supplemented by additional
rules included in the exhibitor prospectus as well as any other information or updates provided by the Organization.
EXHIBIT HALL HOURS.
All exhibitors must commit to having their exhibits displayed and staffed during the posted exhibit hours. Please do not set-up late or tear-down early.
You agree to pay a $500 fee should the exhibit space get broken down before official tear-down hours.
CANCELLATIONS & NO-SHOWS.
Once the signed application has been received, cancellation must be submitted to Organization, in writing, no later than forty-five (45) days prior
to the meeting. Upon receipt of a timely cancellation notice, a full refund minus a $500.00 processing fee will be returned. If no cancellation
notice in writing is received, no refund will be made. There are no refunds for no-shows or those canceling within forty-five (45) days.
If the SAAOG 2024 Annual Meeting is canceled by SAAOG for any reason, all fees will be returned unless otherwise mutually agreed upon by both parties.
Space will be assigned according to the order in which applications and full payments are received. No space can be assigned without full payment.
Organization will confirm the receipt of money/contract along with a space assignment. Organization reserves the right to re-arrange the floor
plan at any time prior to the conference even if a location has already been confirmed. It also reserves the right to reject, at its discretion,
any application to exhibit. Organization will make every effort will be made to separate direct competitors. Exhibit materials are confined to the exhibit area.
EXHIBITOR BADGES & REGISTRATION.
Booth size determines the number of badges afforded to exhibitor. Representatives without a badge will not be permitted in the exhibit hall.
Exhibitor may pick-up name badges at the registration desk onsite.
DISPLAY REQUIREMENTS & RESTRICTIONS.
Organization retains the right to deny the exhibition of inappropriate items and products. Please contact the Exhibit Coordinator with any questions.
Drugs, chemicals, or other therapeutic agents listed in AMA’s New and Non-Official Remedies, National Formulary or U.S. Pharmacopeia, may be displayed.
Proprietary drugs mixtures and special formulas may be displayed if documentary evidence of their acceptance by ethical medical organizations is on file
with the Exhibit Coordinator. New, unlisted and/or initial display items must be submitted for clearance prior to opening of the convention. Clinical and
laboratory tests and evaluation on such items must be submitted at least three months prior to opening date of the convention. The same restrictions apply
to books, advertisements in medical journals or other publications on display and to all promotional literature.
Machines and apparatus operated by electricity must not disrupt or annoy other exhibitors. Electrical arrangements
be made through the hotel, subject to their prices and conditions.
The rights and privileges of an exhibitor shall not be infringed upon by any other exhibitor. No signs or other articles shall be posted, nailed or
otherwise attached to any of the pillars, walls, doors, etc. in such manner as to deface or destroy them. No attachments shall be made to the floors by
nails, screws or any other device. Exhibitor is responsible for damage to property. Organization reserves the right to restrict exhibits that may
be objectionable, or to order the removal of any portion of an exhibit which in the judgment of Organization is detrimental to or detracts from the
general order of the exhibits. This applies to persons advertising, soliciting or anything of a similar nature.
Organization may contract an official meeting photographer to photograph or video all aspects of the meeting.
video may occur in the exhibit hall, limited to attendee activity. Exhibitor agrees to allow reasonable request from
Organization or the official meeting
photographer to take pictures outside the exhibitor’s booth.
The use of models, biological tissues, or animals is strictly prohibited.
UNAUTHORIZED CANVASSING & DISTRIBUTION OF ADVERTISING MATTER.
Solicitation of outside business or conferences in the interest of business except by exhibiting firms is prohibited. Exhibitors are urged to report
to the Exhibit Coordinator any violations of this rule. Canvassing by exhibitors outside of their booths is also forbidden. Circulars or advertising
matter of any description shall not be distributed except from the exhibitor’s booth or by specific permission of Organization.
SUBLETTING OF SPACE.
No subletting of space will be permitted. Only one company may exhibit per booth. Each company represented in the
must sign the exhibit application. Any person or company subletting a space, as well as the person or company
purchasing the space, will be subject to
eviction from the exhibit hall. No refund will be made to a company subletting its space.
Exhibitors are strongly urged to secure all valuables nightly or take them to their hotels rooms. Organization, the
hotel, and Compass
Management & Consulting, Inc. will not be responsible for lost or stolen items.
CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE & LIABILITY.
The property hosting the conference will take all reasonable precautions against damage or loss by fire,
water, storm, theft, strike or any other emergencies of that character but does not guarantee or insure the
exhibitor against loss by reason thereof.
Organization will not guarantee exhibitors against loss of any kind. Reasonable care should be exercised by the
Exhibitor to protect all exhibits.
Exhibitors must provide Organization with a certificate of insurance no later than seven (7) days prior to the
meeting. Exhibitor assumes entire
responsibility and hereby agrees to protect, indemnify, and defend Organization, Compass Management & Consulting,
Inc., the affiliates, officers, directors,
agents, employees and partners of each, (“Indemnified Parties”) harmless against all claims, losses and damages,
including negligence, 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 exhibit premises or a part thereof. In addition, Exhibitor acknowledges that the Indemnified Parties do not
maintain insurance covering Exhibitor’s
property and that it is the sole responsibility of the exhibitor to obtain business interruption, property damage
and comprehensive general liability
insurance. Exhibitors are urged to take out a portal-to-portal rider available at a nominal cost on their own
insurance policy, protecting them against lost
through theft, fire damage, etc.
Organization neither warrants nor endorses any of the products or services advertised. You agree to indemnify,
defend, and hold harmless
organization for any and all costs, including reasonable attorney fees, associated with any claim based on your
Organization may estimate the number of attendees anticipated at the conference; however, such estimate does not
intend to guarantee
a number of conference attendees.
Payment in full is due upon submission of the exhibit application.
Organization requests the full cooperation of the exhibitor in their observances. Please be sure that your promotional department,
exhibitor appointed contractor, and anyone else involved in the arrangements for your exhibit has a copy of these guidelines.
For any questions, please contact the Organization office at (904) 637-0944.