35th Annual Rental Housing Education Conference EXPO ~ San

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                                                                                                          of 6/16/2008

        35th Annual Rental Housing Education Conference & EXPO
                     ~ San Diego Convention Center ~
                      May 12, 2009 ~ 9:30am to 5pm
         THIS is your opportunity to showcase your company’s products and services to thousands of
   rental housing industry professionals. You will reach the decision makers who purchase MILLIONS of
  dollars worth of goods and services each year in San Diego County. Nearly half of our County’s 3 million
             residents live in rental housing – the opportunities for sales have never been better!
Companies or individuals wishing to exhibit in the Trade Show portion of the event must submit a completed contract
with a deposit of 30% of the booth price. Booths will not be held without deposit. SDCAA retains the right to change the
published floor plan and/or booth assignments at any time.
2009 Booth placement:
Booth assignments will be confirmed upon receipt of a signed contract and a deposit of 30% of the booth price.
June 10, 2008 ~ First right of refusal for 2008 EXPO exhibitors. Save 5% off booth price. 2008 exhibitors with new
location requests will be added to the waiting list* and will be processed no earlier than August 1, 2009.
June 11 – July 31, 2008 ~ First right of refusal for 2008 EXPO exhibitors. 2008 exhibitors with new location requests
will be added to the waiting list* and will be processed no earlier than August 1, 2009.
August 2008 onwards ~ Following the processing of the location requests all remaining booths and booths not requested
on waiting list, are available.
 *Waiting list is based on exhibitors who have sent in contracts and deposits on a first-come, first-served basis.
A signed contract and 30% deposit is due in order for SDCAA to reserve your space. Final booth payment is due on
March 13, 2009. Applications submitted after February 1, 2009 must be accompanied by payment in full.
Cancellation policy
Written cancellations received by December 31, 2008, will be subject to forfeiture of the deposit only. Written
cancellations received between January 1st and January 31, 2009 will be subject to forfeiture of the deposit plus a $30
administration and marketing fee. No cancellations/refunds after February 1, 2009.
Rules and regulations
As an exhibitor, you are bound to abide by SDCAA rules and regulations issued regarding the 35th Annual Education
Conference and EXPO, the rules for exhibiting as provided by the San Diego Convention Center, any applicable laws, and
any additional regulations provided by SDCAA. Said specifications and terms become part of this contract. All special
services are to be set-up by the Exhibitor through the designated event service contractor. Exhibitor will be sent EXPO
set-up instructions two months prior to the show.
Included in the Booths
Exhibit area floor is cement; only aisles will be carpeted. Exhibitor is responsible for contracting with designated event
service contractor for carpeting, padding, chairs, etc.
10 x 10 booths include: one (1) 6’ skirted table, draping for the back and side rails, one (1) 500 watts electrical outlet and
load in/out labor. Premium Island booths include: two (2) 6’ skirted tables, draping for the back and side rails, load in/out
labor and two (2) 500 watts electricity outlets. Additional outlets are available upon request, at an additional fee.
Questions? Contact Michele Champion, mchampion@sdcaa.com or Marilou Delosantos, mdelosantos@sdcaa.com
                            SDCAA Member/Non- Member BOOTH RATES
Booth Size                      June 10, 2008           June 11, 2008            January 26, 2009           March 2, 2009
                                5% show discount
10’ x 10’ regular booth              $817/$917                $860/$960                 $910/$1,010              $960/$1,060
10’ x 10’ corner booth              $978/$1,078            $1,030/$1,130               $1,085/$1,185            $1,135/$1,235
20’ x 20’(Premium island booth)   $2,988/$3,088            $3,145/$3,245               $3,095/$3,195            $3,145/$3,245

                              SDCAA EXHIBIT SPACE CONTRACT
 Updated as     Tuesday, May 12, 2009 ~ San Diego Convention Center ~ Exhibit Hall B
of 6/16/2008
                           111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

   Name of Company: ___________________________________________________________ Member #______________
   Service/s exhibited: _______________________________________ Co. Address: ______________________________
   ________________________________ City: ____________________________________State: _____ Zip:___________

   SDCAA will not be held responsible for loss of information or miscommunication if SDCAA is not notified in writing, of
   changes in address, or main contact person. Most communication will be sent via email to the MAIN contact email below.
   First Name: __________________________________________ Last: _________________________________________
   Address: ____________ _______________________________________________________ Suite: _________________
   City: __________________________________________________ ______State: ____________ Zip: _______________
   Telephone: (________) __________ - _________ ext._________ Fax: (_______) ___________ - __________________
   Email: _________________________________________________ Title: ______________________________________
       •   Total number of booths requested (circle): 1      2       3       4
       •   Location Choice: 1st____________ 2nd ____________ 3rd____________
       •   Company booth set-up sign to read 28 characters, including spaces:

   Authorized Exhibitor: Name: ____________________________________________________ Date: _____/_____/_____
   Signature _____________________________________________ Title ________________________________________
   Cost: Member price/Non-member price. CIRCLE appropriate amount ~ Please note dates.

   Booth Size                     June 10, 2008            June 11, 2008           January 26, 2009           March 2, 2009
                                   5% show discount
   10’ x 10’ regular booth              $817/$917               $860/$960                 $910/$1,010             $960/$1,060
   10’ x 10’ corner booth              $978/$1,078           $1,030/$1,130               $1,085/$1,185           $1,135/$1,235
   20’ x 20’(Premium island booth)   $2,988/$3,088           $3,145/$3,245               $3,095/$3,195           $3,145/$3,245

   SDCAA will confirm ALL receipts. If you have not received confirmation, call 858-751-2220 ASAP.
   Cancellation policy: Written cancellations received by December 31, 2008, will be subject to forfeiture of the deposit.
   Written cancellations received between January 1st and January 31, 2009 will be subject to forfeiture of the deposit plus a
   $30 administration and marketing fee. No cancellations/refunds after February 1, 2009.
   Payment Method
                                                                                                                Fax to:
   □ Check enclosed (Payable to: SDCAA, 8788 Balboa Ave., Suite B, San Diego, CA 92123.)                     858-565-6708
          ***If you are faxing the contract, a copy of the check needs to be included in the fax.
   □ Visa    □ MasterCard       □ AMEX                     TOTAL: $ ______________
   Card #_______________________________________ Expiration Date: ____/____ Security Code: _________
   Name as it appears on card: ________________________________________________ Zip Code: __________
   Billing street address:________________________________________________________________________

                                   2009 SDCAA Rental Housing Education Conference & EXPO
                                                    Rules for Exhibiting
1. CONVENTION COVENANT. The letters “SDCAA” designated                          exhibitor’s property, employees or any others designated by them, for any
herein shall refer to the San Diego County Apartment Association, Inc.,         cause whatsoever prior, during, or subsequent to the period covered by
its officers, employees and agents acting for them in the management of         the Exhibit Contract. Nor shall SDCAA be held liable for any Act of God
the Education Conference & EXPO. The term “Exhibitor” shall refer to            or third parties that make the facilities unusable during the contractual
any entity, its officers, employees and agents that purchase exhibit space      period. (b) Exhibitor, upon signed contract, releases SDCAA from and
by signing an SDCAA Exhibit Space Contract.                                     agrees to indemnify and save harmless SDCAA against any and all
                                                                                claims for such loss, damage or injury to Exhibitor or Exhibitor personnel
2. ELIGIBLE EXHIBITORS. SDCAA reserves the right to relocate or                 while in the Exhibit Hall. (c) Exhibitors are liable for any damage caused
reassign exhibit booths at their discretion. SDCAA reserves the right to        by affixing displays to building floors, walls, or to standard booth
refuse any Company, or Product inclusion in the EXPO.                           equipment, or for damages caused by Exhibitor in any manner. This
                                                                                liability additionally extends to paint, adhesive, lacquer, or any other
3. EXHIBITOR RESPONSIBILITY. (a) Exhibit booths must be staffed                 coating applied to building walls or floors, or to standard damage, loss,
at all times by qualified regular employees of the Exhibitor (or their          increased cost or any other unfavorable conditions caused by
authorized representative). (b) Exhibitor must designate at least one           circumstances within exhibitor’s control.
person to be their representative in connection with installation, operation
                                                                                11. NOISE. Public address and the use of loud devices for mechanical
and removal of their exhibit display. (c) The Exhibitor shall be
                                                                                reproduction of sound beyond the individual Exhibitor’s booth or
responsible for safeguarding all property of the Exhibitor.
                                                                                excessive operating noise which distracts neighboring Exhibitors from
                                                                                authorized performance, is prohibited.
displays may be set up from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Monday, May 11,          12. INSURANCE. Fire, theft and liability insurance protecting the
2009. The EXPO opens at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2009 and                  Exhibitor must be arranged for by the individual Exhibitor at the
there will be no set up on the day of the EXPO. Displays must remain            Exhibitor’s expense. The SDCAA insurance does not cover individual
intact and attended throughout the open hours of the EXPO. Exhibitor            displays. Floater policies of whatever nature deemed appropriate by the
agrees to adhere to the official closing hours. During the course of the        Exhibitor are recommended.
EXPO, Exhibitors assume the responsibility of keeping their booths clean
and in good order. No displays may be dismantled or packing started             13. Laws. (a) Federal, State and City fire laws must be strictly observed.
before 5:00 p.m. that evening. Exhibitors that dismantle their booths           Including fire regulations requiring cloth and non-fire retardant materials
before 5:00 p.m. and without express SDCAA approval may be assessed             must be flame proofed. Electrical wiring must comply with Fire
fines up to $1,000. At the conclusion of the EXPO, exhibits and                 Department and Underwriter’s rules. (b) All flammable materials must be
merchandise must be removed from the Exhibit Hall by 9:00 p.m. on               removed from the Exhibit area prior to the EXPO opening time. (c)
Tuesday, May 12, 2009.                                                          Aisles and fire exits cannot be blocked by Exhibitor displays; and all
                                                                                Exhibitor equipment must be placed within the confines of booth limits.
4. SUB-LEASING OF SPACE. No Exhibitor may assign, sublet or                     No combustibles of any nature may be brought into the EXPO facility
apportion the whole or any part of the space assigned to them, nor permit       without written permission from SDCAA.
any other party to exhibit therein, nor distribute any promotional or           14. Arrangements of Exhibits. (a) SDCAA will supply standard booth
advertising materials in the occupied space of the Exhibitor except as          equipment consisting of a rear background curtain on frame not to exceed
may be permitted by SDCAA.                                                      8’ in height, two side dividers of curtains on frames not to exceed 3’, a
6. NON-COMPLIANCE. (a) The Exhibitor agrees that their display                  booth identification sign showing name of firm up to 28 letters including
shall be admitted and remain solely by strict compliance with the rules         spaces, a 6’ draped table, and up to 500 watts of electricity. Island Booths
stated herein. SDCAA reserves the right to prohibit, reject or eject any        will receive two outlets of 500 watts. (b) Self contained exhibit displays
display, in whole or in part, of any Exhibitor or Exhibitor’s                   may not exceed more than 8’ in back wall height from the floor and must
representatives, with or without giving cause. If cause is not given,           be confined to the rear one-third of each booth. Such sidewall must be
liability shall not exceed the return of the rental fee unearned at the time    visibly acceptable to adjoining exhibit displays and EXPO Manager. In
of ejection. (b) If any Exhibitor is ejected for violation of these rules, or   all other portions of the booth, no display materials shall be placed to
for any other reason, no return of rental fee shall be made.                    exceed a height of 4’ from the floor. (c) Any exceptions must be
                                                                                approved by the EXPO Manager before May 5, 2009.
7. EXHIBITOR SOLICITATIONS. (a) Exhibitors must limit their
activities within the confines of contractual space. Exhibitor activities       15. Services Contractor. The official EXPO Service Contractor will
must be conducted in a manner consistent with non-interference of               communicate with each Exhibitor to help meet booth requirements and
activities legitimately exercised by other Exhibitors. (b) The distribution     furnishing needs. Furniture, additional draping, accessories, signs, etc.,
of Exhibitor’s products, catalogues, pamphlets, printed materials,              are the responsibility of and should be ordered in advance from the
souvenirs, games, music, displays, etc., must be entirely within the            services contractor on forms to be provided.
Exhibitor’s booth space.                                                        16. Amendment to Rules. Any and all matters or questions not
8. FAILURE TO OCCUPY SPACE. Exhibit space not occupied by                       specifically covered by the preceding Rules for Exhibiting shall be
9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, will be forfeited by Exhibitor, and         subject solely to the decision of SDCAA, and all amendments so made
may be resold and reassigned without refund unless arrangements for             shall be binding on the Exhibitors equally with the forgoing Rules for
delayed occupancy have been approved by SDCAA. In no event will                 Exhibiting. Contracts may be amended by written addendum signed by all
there be any refund of the booth rental fee paid by the Exhibitor.              parties.
                                                                                17. Governing Law & Severability. This agreement is governed by the laws
9. ATTENDANCE. SDCAA shall have the sole control over attendance
                                                                                of the State of California, and any legal action will be brought forward in the
policies at all times.
                                                                                courts located in San Diego, California. If any part of this agreement is
10. LIMITS OF LIABILITY. (a) SDCAA shall not be responsible for                 deemed unenforceable by the appropriate court, all the remaining terms
any injury, loss, or damage that may occur to the Exhibitor or to the           remain in force.

Authorized Exhibitor NAME: _______________________________________________Date: _____________
Signature _____________________________________ Company __________________________________





                          *Please note, competitors
                          will NOT be placed in close