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					                                                                           EXHIBITOR APPLICATION

                                                                           Verge Art Fair Basel 2010
                                                                                   June 15-20, 2010

                                                                                          Das Schiff
                                                                                 Westquaistrasse 19
                                                                             4057 Basel, Switzerland

                                                                                    DEADLINE: MAY 15
                                                                                  Workman Global Associates, LLC
                                                                                                 t: 312.612.2270
                                                                                                 f: 312.612.2254

                                                                                                 vergeartfair.com
                                                                                            info@vergeartfair.com




Former clients of Verge may file by signing and returning pages 3 and 5 of this document



1    EXHIBITOR APPLICATION
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APPLICANT INFORMATION


Gallery: ______________________________________________     Phone: ___________________________________________

Director (s): ___________________________________________   Fax: _____________________________________________

Address: _____________________________________________      Mobile: ___________________________________________

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Gallery Artists (name, age, nationality, media):

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Other Art Fairs You have Participated in:

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Other Galleries You Work/Partner With:

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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1.    Single standard booth rate is $7,500 for a 10x12 foot
      booth (ten total spaces available; two entry spaces will
                                                                     PAYMENT INFORMATION
      not have a third wall, and are available for $1,000 less).
                                                                     DEPOSIT ITEMIZATION:
      A full list of optional services and facilities will be made
      available in the Exhibitor Kit, including (where possible)     Total Deposit:              50% of booth price
      additional lighting, booth customization options,              Balance due:                Upon invoice
      presentation options and audio/video rentals. Costs and         _____________________________________________
      details regarding services available will be sent to
      participating exhibitors upon acceptance.                       Total Deposit:                      50% of booth price

2.    Booth Size: As above.                                          CHECKS:
                                                                     Please make checks payable to Workman Global Associates
3.    Marketing: Marketing fee is included in booth cost total. A    LLC in US Dollars. (Foreign checks will not be accepted.)
      4-color, perfect bound catalog will be produced at no
      additional charge. Exhibitor will furnish a maximum of two     CREDIT CARDS: REQUIRED
      digital image files accompanied by general contact and         Verge requires that all exhibitors provide credit card
      image credit information and authorizes use of these           information for our files. While you may choose a different
      materials in the show catalog, online, and in any              method of payment all exhibitors must supply a credit card. We
      marketing or advertising initiated by Verge in support of      accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
      the exposition.                                                Card. Please indicate total amount due, credit card number,
                                                                     expiration date and address of cardholder. Card holder
4.    A payment as indicated below must accompany this               acknowledges Verge reserves that right and authorizes Verge
      application. Balance must be paid in full no later than 7      to apply any overdue balances including booth fees or exhibitor
      days prior to show opening or Verge reserves the right to      services purchases to this card without additional
      cancel the exhibitor’s participation.                          authorization.

5.    Booth fees less an organization fee amount of $500 will                 Amount: ___________________________________
      be refunded if Verge does not, in its discretion, accept
      your application. This organizational fee will not be                      CC#: ___________________________________
      refunded, under any circumstances.
                                                                            Expiration: ___________________________________
6.    This application becomes a contract to exhibit in Verge
      Basel 2010 upon acceptance.                                           Signature: ___________________________________

7.    Notice of acceptance and booth assignments will begin                      Date: ___________________________________
      after May 20, 2010.
                                                                     WIRE TRANSFER:
8.    Special requests concerning location and space                 Please notify the Workman Global Associates LLC offices by
      requirements will be considered whenever possible, but         email prior to making payment via wire transfer:
      cannot be made a condition of participation. Exhibitor
      acknowledges that if their specific requested booth size is             Workman Global Associates LLC.
      not available, that the next available booth size will be               f: 312.612.2254
      made available to them, and accepts responsibility for all              info@vergeeartfair.com
      attendant changes in booth rental fees.                                 www.vergeartfair.com

9.    Information and order forms for lights and other services      DEADLINE AND DELIVERY:
      will be furnished, on acceptance, in the Exhibitor Kit.        Please fill out and fax back your application no later than
                                                                     May 15, 2010. A finance charge of 5% (25% annually) will be
10.   The Exhibition Terms And Conditions incorporate by this        charged to any payments not received by the due dates
      reference the attached Conditions of Participation, as well    stipulated in the Conditions of Participation.
      as any terms extended in the Exhibitor Kit. This signed
      and dated application confirms that the undersigned has        Retain a copy of this application for your records.
      received one copy of the Conditions of Participation and       See page 4 for Conditions of Participation.
      understands and agrees to be bound by the regulations
      outlined therein.




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                                                                          8. CONDITIONS OF PAYMENT: A 50% deposit must be included
__________________                                                        with this application. The final deadline for receipt of all
                                                                          outstanding balances to Verge Art Fair, Basel 2010 is within 15
                                                                          days of invoice unless otherwise negotiated in writing. All
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION                                               negotiated plans for payment that deviate from payment deadlines
                                                                          as stipulated will incur a mandatory 5% administrative and
1. GENERAL: Verge Art Fair is a project of Workman Global                 financing fee and are subject to approval in writing. No exhibitor
Associates, LLC, (“Verge”). These Conditions of Participation set         will be permitted to participate who has not paid their balance in
forth the terms and conditions of the exhibitor’s participation in        full 7 days prior to show date. In the event that exhibitor fails to
Verge Art Fair. Verge reserves the right to, at any time, issue           make payment as agreed, they will be in default and Verge will
other rules and regulations of participation.                             have the right to retain exhibitor’s deposit and all other monies
                                                                          paid under this agreement and Verge reserves the right to pursue
2. SHOW DATES: June 15-20, 2010                                           any and all other remedies it may have in law or equity with
                                                                          respect to exhibitor’s default. Verge shall have the right, but not
3. LOCATION: DAS SCHIFF, BASEL, Westquaistrasse 19, 4057                  the obligation to lease the default exhibitor’s space to another
Basel, Switzerland                                                        exhibitor prior to the exhibition.
4. ARTICLES ON EXHIBIT: Paintings, drawings, and sculpture;               10. DEFAULT AND/OR BREACH: In the event that exhibitor fails
graphics and multiples; photography; art books; periodicals, and          to make rental payments as agreed herein or breaches any term
journals; video. All work shown should be of gallery quality and          or condition contained in this agreement (or any other
consistent with the aesthetic parameters of work exhibited by             supplemental documents incorporated, such as the Exhibitor Kit),
Verge in the past.                                                        exhibitor shall be in default under the terms of this agreement, and
                                                                          120% of all fees shall be payable to Verge as liquidated damages.
5. ADMISSION TO EXHIBITION: Verge shall be the sole and final             Exhibitor acknowledges that the additional 20% assessed is
judge of all applications and may accept or reject applications in        reasonably related to Verge’s anticipated loss of revenues on the
its sole discretion. Final admission is contingent upon review and        sale of labor and services. Verge shall thus have the right to retain
approval of an Exhibition Proposal. The exhibitor guarantees that         exhibitor's deposit and all other monies paid under the terms of
all information in his/her application is accurate and that all work      this agreement. Verge reserves any other remedies with respect
submitted for exhibition is authentic. Admission will be confirmed        to any default by exhibitor. In the event of default by exhibitor,
in writing. Verge reserves the right to cancel any application that is    Verge shall have the right, but not the obligation, to lease the
accepted on the basis of false information or if the exhibitor fails to   subject booth space to another exhibitor prior to the Exhibition. In
comply with these Conditions. The exhibitor is liable for, and will       the event Verge is unable to lease all of the defaulting Exhibitor's
indemnify Verge, and hold Verge harmless, for and from any and            space, Exhibitor shall remain liable for the full balance due under
all loss or damage incurred by Verge that is a result of any breach       the terms of this Agreement along with any and all costs of
of these Conditions. Verge has the right to require complete              collection, including but not limited to, all reasonable attorneys'
details of a proposed exhibit and reserves the right to prohibit the      fees, court costs and interest. In addition to any other defaults
exhibition of any object that does not meet the requirements of the       enumerated herein, Verge retains the right of acceleration in the
exposition. If necessary, the removal of such objects will be at the      event of a default in addition to and not exclusive of any and all
expense of the exhibitor.                                                 available remedies.
6. ALLOCATION OF SPACE: Gallery location for the exhibition               11. INSURANCE AND EXEMPTION FROM LIABILITY: Each
will be allocated by Verge in accordance with the character of the        exhibitor must obtain insurance coverage for damage to or loss of
art to be exhibited, or will be allocated and determined by Verge in      any article at the show due to any reason, including fire, theft,
Verge’s discretion. Exhibitor agrees to abide by the aesthetic            burglary, breakage, leakage and water damage, or transport to or
standards of Verge, and to conform to any demands required to             from the show grounds. In any event, the exhibitor assumes all risk
meet the standard of its organizers. Verge makes no guarantee as          of loss or damage to any of its Articles. Each exhibitor must also
to booth placement, square footage or configuration. Exhibitor            provide Verge with a certificate of insurance as proof of such
acknowledges that they will incur an automatic 5% premium                 coverage, and which names Verge as an additional insured under
placement fee for all galleries placed within the first three spaces      such policy. Verge will not be liable to any exhibitor for any direct,
near the entrance to the show floor. All final square footage is not      incidental or consequential damages or loss to exhibitor, to his/her
to be considered final until the release of a final floor plan and        property or Articles arising in any way from or connected with
exhibitor understands that final floor plan square footage may            exhibitor’s participation, except for damage or loss caused by
differ and is to be considered approximate until the release of the       Verge’s gross negligence. Prior to admission to the show, each
final floor plan. No adjustment in fees reflective of reasonable          exhibitor will be required to sign a form releasing Verge from
square footage differences is permitted. Verge may, if necessary,         liability. In addition to a Certificate of Insurance Verge will require
change the location of allocated space, as well as alter the final        each exhibitor to sign an insurance release form which will be in
layout of the booth if circumstances demand. Verge reserves the           the exhibitor kit. Verge, nor the lessor of the Exhibition facility, will
right to rearrange the layout of unoccupied areas, and to alter           accept any responsibility for the well-being of any art and materials
entrances and exits to and from the exhibition space, halls, and          consigned to or in the possession of any exhibitor during the
aisles.                                                                   Exhibition. The exhibitor waives any and all claims against Verge,
                                                                          its contractors, agents, employees, invitees and licensees and the
7. COEXHIBITORS: No exhibitor may sublet his/her booth either             lessor of the Exhibition facility for loss, theft, damage, or
entirely or partially without the express written consent of Verge.       destruction by fire, water or otherwise, of any art work, crates,
Products, exhibitors or individuals other than those specified in the     packing materials, or any other items of exhibitor, on the Exhibition
exhibitor’s application may not be shown or advertised in the             premises at any time as well as for injury to itself, its agents, or
booth. In the event that Verge agrees to a co-exhibition                  employees while on the Exhibition premises, and for any damage
arrangement this subdivision will be subject to a $500.00                 of any nature including damage to its business by reason of the
administrative fee.                                                       failure to provide booth space for its exhibit or for any failure to
                                                                          hold the Exhibition as scheduled. All of exhibitor's personal
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property of every kind of description which may at any time be in           with her or its dealings with the other. Any and all changes or
the booth space or on the Exhibition premises shall be at                   modification to these terms must be executed in advance, in
exhibitor's sole risk, or at the risk of those claiming under exhibitor,    writing.
and Verge shall not be liable for any damage to said property or
loss suffered by the business or occupation of exhibitor caused in          17. GENERAL REMARKS: Verge is entitled in the case of
any manner whatsoever, including theft. Verge shall not be liable           compelling reasons or Acts of God to postpone, reschedule,
for any such injury or damage caused by other exhibitors or any             shorten or extend the exhibition without liability or obligation to the
other person(s) either on the Exhibition premises or elsewhere.             exhibitor. The liability of Verge for failure to perform its obligations
Verge shall not be liable for any latent defect in construction.            under this Agreement is limited to a refund of the exhibitor's
Verge shall not be responsible for damage or loss of property of            deposits and booth fees paid. In the event Verge shall be in default
exhibitor kept or stored on the Exhibition premises no matter how           under the terms of this agreement in any respect, such default shall
caused.                                                                     not give rise to any rights or remedies to exhibitor unless and until
                                                                            such default shall continue for more than thirty days after Verge’s
12. SECURITY: A guard service for the show and the show areas               actual receipt of written notice thereof from exhibitor (or, as to
will be provided 24 hours a day by hotel staff, and by uniformed            defaults not susceptible of being cured within such thirty day period,
guards during show hours. Guard service will commence the first             Verge fails to commence the cure thereof within such period and
day of installation and continue until the end of dismantling.              thereafter diligently prosecute the same to completion). Further, if
Nevertheless, Verge shall not be liable for any loss or damage due          Verge is delayed or prevented from performing any of its
to theft. To maintain security, once set-up begins, nothing can be          obligations under this Agreement by any cause whatsoever beyond
removed from the show premises unless accompanied by a                      Verge’s control, the period of such delay or such prevention shall
merchandise and/or security pass, through the dismantling period.           be deemed added to the time herein provided for the performance
Only exhibitors may bring articles onto the premises throughout             of any such obligation by Verge, or Verge, in its sole discretion,
the duration of Verge Art Fair, Basel 2010.                                 may cancel this Agreement and the parties hereto shall be released
                                                                            of all further obligations and liabilities each may have to the other.
13. ELECTRICAL SERVICES: Verge will seek but is not obligated
to provide common area lighting, but shall not be liable for any            Verge reserves the right to expel from the Exposition any exhibitor
loss or damage due to failure or interruption of any service. No            for any reason including but not limited to violation of the rules
exhibitor is allowed to install his/her own power connections. Fire,        stated herein. The exhibitor will remain liable for the liquidation
safety and security regulations must be adhered to.                         amount of booth rental and any additional charges incurred.
                                                                            Notwithstanding any conflict of law provisions, the laws of the city
14. MAINTENANCE: Verge will be responsible for keeping the                  of Chicago, the state of Illinois and the United States of America
common areas of the show site clean. Each exhibitor is                      shall be applicable to these Conditions and all matters arising from
responsible for the maintenance of his/her booth and will leave the         exhibitor’s participation in Verge Art Fair, Basel 2010. Exhibitor
booth in the same condition in which it was found, reasonable               agrees to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any legal
wear and tear excepted. A $300 Maintenance fee will be assessed             proceedings related thereto solely in an Illinois state court in Cook
for all exhibitors in the Exhibitor Kit for the purpose of restoration      County Illinois, or the Federal District Court for the Northern
and maintenance of booths to minimum hotel standards. All                   District of Illinois. These Conditions and the Exhibitor’s Terms and
hanging devices must be removed from the wall when dismantling              Conditions are the final and exclusive agreement between Verge
the booth.                                                                  and the exhibitors.

15. EXPENSES AND TAXES: The exhibitor assumes full                          I have read the above terms and conditions, understand these
responsibility for the payment of the total expenses incurred by            terms and agree to all as stated.
each exhibitor, by the Management or by third parties in connection
with the operation of its booth. It is not the responsibility of Verge to
advise exhibitors of any city, state or local taxes with respect to         Signature: ___________________________________
payment. All city, state and local taxes, and licenses, if any, are the
responsibility of participating exhibitors. The prices quoted by            Date: ___________________________________
Management are exclusive of applicable sales, use and similar               April 2010 / Verge Art Fair / Workman Global Associates LLC.
taxes. Management will separately identify in our billing any sales,
license, occupancy or other taxes or charges levied by the authority
of the state, city or other governmental unit having jurisdiction at the
site of Verge Art Fair, Basel 2010, and exhibitor shall be
responsible for the payment of all such amounts. If Exhibitor is tax
exempt, Exhibitor must provide Management with taxpayer
exemption number upon execution of this agreement.

16. CONTRACT TERMS TO BE EXCLUSIVE This written
agreement contains the sole and entire agreement between the
parties, and supersedes any and all other agreements between
them. The parties acknowledge and agree that neither of them has
made any representation with respect to the subject matter of this
agreement or any representations inducing the execution and
delivery of this agreement except such representations as are
specifically set forth in this agreement, and each party
acknowledges that she or it has relied on her or its own judgment in
entering into the agreement. The parties further acknowledge that
any statements or representations that may have been made prior
to this agreement by either of them to the other are void and of no
effect and that neither of them has relied on the same in connection
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