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									PACK EXPO LAS VEGAS 2011. THE LARGEST PACKAGING AND PROCESSING SHOW IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE.




                                           Rules and
                                           Regulations




                                                                                    P R O D U C E D BY:
PACK EXPO 2011. THE LARGEST-PACKAGINGLAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER WESTERN HEMISPHERE.
             SEPTEMBER 26 28, 2011 | AND PROCESSING SHOW IN THE | LAS VEGAS, NEVADA USA




                          Exhibitors understand and agree that the
                          PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2011 Rules and
                          Regulations are an integral and binding part
                          of the Show and contracts. Following these
                          guidelines will help lead to a successful show
                          for all PACK EXPO exhibitors.
                          SPACE RATE – All drayage/material handling is included in
                          your space rate, provided your shipment/truck checks in at
                          Las Vegas Convention Center by 2:00 p.m. on your assigned
                          targeted move-in date. See the Exhibitor Service Manual for the
                          Targeted Move-in Schedule.

                          A special assessment will apply to any inbound shipments which
                          arrive after 2:00 p.m. Monday–Friday, all day Saturday and Sunday
                          (inbound only), and on any advanced warehouse shipments. See the
                          Exhibitor Service Manual for pricing of special assessments.

                          The space rate will include a one-time spot of equipment and
                          display material. Any additional rigging or booth work will be at the
                          exhibitor’s expense—see the Exhibitor Service Manual for pricing.
                          All outbound drayage is included in the space rate and no overtime
                          charges and no special assessments will apply.

                          NOTE: Space rate includes drayage for the Primary Exhibitor’s*
                          display material and equipment only. Any additional product or
                          equipment is subject to additional billing.

                          *Primary Exhibitor is defined as the exhibitor who submits the
                          Exhibit Space Application and Contract.
                                                                          Rules and Regulations

1.   SHOW MANAGEMENT – This show is produced                     EXHIBITING PRODUCTS OR MACHINERY NOT
     by and is the property of the Packaging Machinery           OF YOUR MANUFACTURE
     Manufacturers Institute, Incorporated, hereinafter
                                                                   A. Equipment — Equipment being shown may not
     referred to as PMMI or Show Management. PMMI will
                                                                      be displayed for comparison purposes (such as
     provide all show management functions and establish
                                                                      retrofitting the machine with new parts to show
     all show policies. Rulings by Show Management
                                                                      improved operating efficiency, etc.) without the
     (PMMI) shall in all instances be final with regard to use
                                                                      approval of the OEM.
     of any exhibit space.
                                                                      Items required to make display effective: An
     Each prospective exhibitor is required to submit an
                                                                      exhibitor may require the use of machines or
     Exhibit Space Application and Contract. By doing
                                                                      materials that are not of their own manufacture or
     so, the exhibitor subscribes to General Information,
                                                                      sold by them in the regular course of business in
     Rules and Regulations, which is a part of the Exhibit
                                                                      order to demonstrate properly the product(s) being
     Space Application and Contract.
                                                                      exhibited. For instance, to demonstrate a wrapping
     Each exhibitor will be provided access to the online             machine, an exhibitor may need to use materials he
     version of the Exhibitor Service Manual, which will              does not himself manufacture or sell; conversely,
     also be considered an extension of the Exhibit Space             a film manufacturer may need to use a machine
     Application and Contract.                                        he does not manufacture or sell. Under such
2.   DIGNITY – It is intended that all PACK EXPO Shows                conditions the following rules shall apply:
     be a serious and dignified offering of products and           B. Machines – Machines used to demonstrate a
     services of value to the packaging and processing                product must, if possible, be obtained from another
     industries.                                                      exhibitor in the show. If no machine is available
     Further, Show Management (PMMI) may take any                     from another exhibitor, a machine obtained from
     action it deems appropriate (including, but not                  a non-exhibitor may be used only with advance
     limited to, expulsion from a show and/or suspension              approval of Show Management. To obtain such
     or elimination of seniority) against an exhibitor for            advance approval the exhibitor must submit a
     conduct detrimental to the show, as determined in the            statement explaining why no machine can be
     sole discretion of Show Management.                              obtained from an exhibitor and what steps were
                                                                      taken to obtain one, describing the machine to be
3.   WHAT MAY BE EXHIBITED – The show is                              used, identifying the manufacturer and certifying
     designed for display and demonstration of packaging              that its use is essential. In no case will promotion of
     and processing machinery, packaging-related                      the non-exhibitor machine be permitted in any way,
     converting machinery, packaging materials used                   nor shall personnel of the non-exhibiting company
     with such machinery, materials used for protective               be allowed to work in the exhibitor’s booth.
     purposes, contract packaging, containers that hold a
     product for industrial or consumer distribution, material     C. Materials – Exhibitors shall use materials
     handling equipment that is of a “fixed installation”             manufactured by other exhibitors wherever
     nature, packaging and processing-related publications,           possible. Non-exhibitor materials may not be
     and certain machinery sub-assemblies and/or sub-                 promoted in any way other than an imprint of the
     systems (including computer hardware/software)                   manufacturer’s name on the material.
     which will be demonstrated in a significant packaging         D. Other Items – Some exhibitors demonstrate
     and processing application. The phrase “demonstrated             machines or materials by wrapping candy, gum,
     in a significant packaging and processing application”           food products, clothing, etc. No special permission
     means that the product(s) must be displayed at                   is required for such items. All companies, whether
     the show as an integral part of the packaging and                or not they have previously exhibited, have
     processing-related equipment that the product(s) was             been ruled eligible to exhibit, or are applying to
     designed for, or must be shown on a demonstrating                be ruled eligible, may be required to list on the
     unit illustrating the packaging and processing function.         Eligible Product Listing the product codes which
     This may be accomplished by demonstrating the                    correspond with the goods they intend to show
     function on a DVD or motion picture device providing             and the appropriate product section. Only products
     the plans comply with Rule 19.                                   with a listed product code can be admitted and
                                                                      exhibited. Exhibitors may not write-in text or a
                                                                      new product code on the listing form, as these
                                                                      entries will not be considered approved. Show
                                                                      Management and the Eligibility Committee reserve

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        the right to determine the eligibility of all exhibit          service, PMMI reserves the right to apply any payments
        space applicants and individual products to be                 made by the exhibitor toward any Show to satisfy those
        exhibited.                                                     outstanding past due balances.
        Show Management reserves the right to group               6.   SUBLETTING OF SPACE – The exhibitor agrees
        certain products in specific areas or pavilions.               not to assign, sublet, share, or apportion space or
                                                                       any part thereof allotted to the exhibiting company, nor
        (Also see Rule 6. SUBLETTING OF SPACE.)
                                                                       to exhibit, advertise, or offer for sale goods other than
4.   SPACE ALLOWANCE – Minimum booth size                              those manufactured or sold by the exhibiting company
     is 100 sq. ft. per exhibitor, except where Show                   in the regular course of business.
     Management has developed a booth of lesser size.
                                                                       Exhibitors are not allowed to trade booth spaces. The
     Show Management will cooperate with each exhibitor
                                                                       original submitted contract denotes which exhibitor is
     to provide the desired type of booth, but cannot
                                                                       entitled to any given space.
     guarantee the availability of any particular booth size or
     configuration.                                                    (Also see Rule 3. WHAT MAY BE EXHIBITED.)
     NOTE: A booth may have a main aisle frontage of              7.   CANCELLATION OR REDUCTION OF
     not more than 3 times its depth.                                  SPACE – Exhibitors may cancel from the show or
                                                                       reduce their space subject to the following conditions
     Combinations of two or more of the spaces shown in
                                                                       and restrictions:
     the space diagram may be selected to make up one
     booth subject to limitations set forth above. Where the           A. The exhibitor shall give Show Management notice
     utility core is included in the booth, such as in a three-           in writing of his intention to cancel or withdraw
     sided booth, the total area occupied will be charged                 from the show and shall forfeit his 25% non-
     at the regular space rate and the utility core footage               refundable deposit fee.
     should be included under “Total Square Feet” in the               B. In the event the said notice of cancellation is
     Exhibit Space Application and Contract.                              received by PMMI after March 4, 2011, and prior
     Non-Contiguous Space – No exhibitor may choose                       to June 3, 2011, the exhibitor will forfeit any
     more than one space using their own priority number                  monies paid to date.
     if the booths are not contiguous. To choose additional            C. In the event a notice of cancellation is received
     space, PMMI members have to wait until all PMMI                      after June 3, 2011 the exhibitor shall be
     members have had the opportunity to choose and                       obligated and agrees to pay the total cost of
     non-members have to wait until all non-members                       space assigned.
     have chosen space. (Note: The committee defines
     contiguous space to mean a booth that is adjoining can            D. In the event of cancellation, Show Management
     cross a cross aisle but not a main aisle.)                           has the right to use this space to suit its own
                                                                          convenience, including selling the space
5.   COST OF SPACE – The cost of booth space is set                       to another exhibitor, without any rebate or
     annually by the PMMI Board of Directors. The cost                    allowance to the canceled exhibitor. Show
     of booth space includes: attendance promotion and                    Management assumes no responsibility for having
     publicity; customer invitations; Exhibitor Pocket Guide              included the name of the canceled exhibitor or
     listing; Web site listing; Exhibitor Service Manual;                 descriptions of his products in the Exhibitor Pocket
     perimeter guard service; and general illumination.                   Guide, brochures, news releases, Web site or other
     Exhibit space rental fees will be paid as follows:                   materials.
     • 25% non-refundable deposit to accompany Exhibit                 E. In the event any exhibitor requests a space
       Space Application and Contract.                                    reduction from the originally assigned space (this
     • 50% payment due by March 4, 2011.                                  includes mergers, acquisitions, or other similar
     • Final payment due June 3, 2011.                                    scenarios whereas one exhibitor reduces or
     Show Management will provide pipe and drape of a                     releases originally assigned space to co-locate with
     standard color not to exceed 8’ in height for back walls             another exhibitor), the reduction will be treated as a
     and 36” side dividers only. Those exhibitors desiring                cancellation and the exhibitor will be subject to the
     pipe and drape of a different color or size, other than              same conditions and restrictions set forth in Rule 7
     what Show Management deems “standard,” shall do so                   A and B above.
     at their own expense.                                             F. Any exhibitor requesting a reduction in space is
     In the event that an exhibitor has any overdue or                    subject to reassignment.
     outstanding balance on any other PMMI product or

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8.   DEFAULT OF OCCUPANCY – Any exhibitor failing                        accordingly. Violators will be subject to expulsion
     to occupy by noon, Sunday, September 25, 2011, the                  for the balance of the show, and subject to be ruled
     space contracted for but not canceled is obligated to               ineligible for the next PACK EXPO Show.
     pay the full cost of such space. In that event, Show
                                                                 12. INSTALLATION AND DISMANTLING – Exhibitors
     Management shall have the right to regard the space as
                                                                     will be assigned a targeted move-in date on which
     canceled and have the privileges described in Rule 7D.
                                                                     their shipment must be delivered to the Las Vegas
9.   OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES AND EXHIBITS –                               Convention Center. Penalties will be assessed for
     Exhibitors agree, subject to expulsion of their exhibit         failure to meet this schedule. Show Management
     from the show, not to exhibit their products outside the        reserves the right to schedule deliveries. All exhibits
     Las Vegas Convention Center in the City of Las Vegas            must be installed by 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 25,
     during the exposition. Exhibitors also agree not to             2011, for inspection by the PMMI Show Committee.
     conduct any activity that would induce visitors to leave        If installation of exhibit has not been started by 2:00
     the exhibit building during show hours.                         p.m. Sunday, September 25, 2011, Show Management
     Exhibitors are not permitted to hand out promotional            reserves the right to authorize the official contractor
     items in aisles or common areas inside and/or                   to affect the necessary installation of the exhibit at the
     immediately surrounding the Las Vegas Convention                exhibitor’s expense.
     Center.                                                         NOTE: Crates must be kept within the confines
10. BUILDING OCCUPANCY/CANCELLATION OF                               of the exhibitor’s booth and may not stand in the
    EVENT – In case the premises of the Las Vegas                    aisle or service core.
    Convention Center are destroyed or damaged, or if the            Dismantling will start only after the close of the show at
    show fails to take place as scheduled or is interrupted          4:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 28, 2011. Penalties
    and/or discontinued, or access to the premises is                may be invoked for violation of this provision. Exhibitors
    prevented or interfered with by reason of any strike,            will be notified of the date and time by which their
    lockout, injunction, act of war, act of God, emergency           exhibit materials must be removed from the Las Vegas
    declared by any governmental agency or by Show                   Convention Center. Show Management reserves the
    Management, or for any other reason, this contract               right to schedule removal of all exhibit materials from
    may be terminated by PMMI. In the event of such                  the Las Vegas Convention Center.
    termination, the exhibitor waives any and all damages
                                                                     NOTE: In the event any exhibitor fails to remove
    and claims for damages, and agrees that the sole
                                                                     his exhibit in the allotted time, Show Management
    liability of PMMI shall be to return to each exhibitor his
                                                                     reserves the right to authorize the official
    space payment, less his pro-rata share of all costs and
                                                                     contractor to ship the exhibit materials through
    expenses incurred and committed by PMMI.
                                                                     a carrier of Show Management’s choosing, or to
11. EXHIBIT HOURS – Each exhibitor is required to                    a storage warehouse, subject to the exhibitor’s
    keep at least one attendant in his booth during all show         disposition, or make such other disposition on
    hours, subject to removal of his exhibit from the show at        this property as it may deem desirable without any
    his expense. The official show schedule is as follows:           liability to Show Management.
                                                                 13. SERVICE ORGANIZATION – Show Management
     September 26, Monday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
                                                                     and the Las Vegas Convention Center will designate
     September 27, Tuesday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
                                                                     contractors to perform work at the exhibitor’s expense.
     September 28, Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
                                                                     Where union personnel are required by the Las Vegas
                                                                     Convention Center or by contractors involved, it shall
     A. Admission – No one under 16 years of age
                                                                     be the exhibitor’s responsibility to comply with such
        (including infants) will be permitted onto the
                                                                     requirements. In no event shall PMMI be responsible
        exhibit floor at anytime during move-in, show
                                                                     for the conduct of contractors or their employees.
        days, or move-out.
                                                                     PMMI assumes no responsibility for failure to perform
     B. No one will be permitted in any exhibitor’s booth            by contractors, their charges, or any other matter
        at any time during installation or dismantling of            relating to contractors or the Las Vegas Convention
        the show or during the hours the show is not                 Center. The foregoing includes services rendered to the
        open to visitors on show days, unless he himself             exhibitor including but not limited to drayage, machinery
        is, or is accompanied by, a person able to identify          moving and erecting, rental of furniture, booth and floral
        himself positively as an employee or authorized
        representative of the exhibitor and is badged


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    decorating, photography, drinking water, telephone            a.2. Perimeter Wall Booth: Back wall cannot
    service, electricians, plumbers, carpenters, special sign          be more than 12’ high. All display material
    work, etc.                                                         and machinery must be set back at least 1’
14. ARRANGEMENT OF EXHIBITS – All exhibitors                           from the main aisle so as not to obstruct the
    shall arrange their displays so they utilize only the booth        sightline of adjoining booths.
    area contracted for, and in such manner as to recognize            All display material and machines over 4’ in
    the rights of other exhibitors and show visitors, and              height must be placed 5’ from the main aisle
    to conform to the overall pattern developed by Show                and 10’ from any adjoining exhibits and/or
    Management.                                                        open corner. (See illustration on page 9.)
    There are two types of aisles:                                     NOTE: Any logo or graphics facing a
    • Main Aisles: Aisles that are perpendicular to the main           neighboring exhibit must be set at least
    entrance of any given hall.                                        10’ from the adjacent exhibit. All sidewalls
                                                                       over 8’ must be finished and free of
    • Cross Aisles: Aisles that are non-parallel to the main           graphics and/or logos. (See illustration
    aisles.                                                            on page 9.)
    There are five types of booths:
                                                                       (Also see Rule 14.a.6. NOTE GOVERNING
    • In-Line Booth: A booth facing a main aisle with                  ALL EXHIBITS.)
    another exhibitor on each side or an exhibitor on one
                                                                  a.3. Aisle-to-Aisle Booth: Booths under 1,500
    side and a cross aisle on the other (a corner booth).
                                                                       sq. ft. are allowed a maximum height of 12’
    • Perimeter Wall Booth: A booth that backs against a               and booths 1,500 sq. ft. and over are allowed
    wall of the exposition hall.                                       a maximum height of 16’ for all display
    • Aisle-to-Aisle Booth: A combination of in-line booths            material including logos and graphics. All
    back-to-back, facing two aisles but not on cross aisles.           display material and machinery must be set
                                                                       back at least 1’ from all aisles.
    • Peninsula Booth: A booth facing two main aisles and
    a cross aisle with two exposed corners.                            All display material and machines over 4’ in
    • Island Booth: A single block of space facing two main            height must be placed 5’ from both main
    aisles and two cross aisles with four exposed corners.             aisles and 10’ from the adjoining exhibits.
                                                                       (See illustration on page 10.)
    A. Height Regulations:                                             NOTE: Any logo or graphics facing a
        a.1. In-Line Booth: Booths under 1,500 sq. ft. are             neighboring exhibit must be set at least
             allowed a maximum height of 12’ and booths                10’ from the adjoining exhibits. All back
             1,500 sq. ft. and over are allowed a maximum              walls over 8’ and all sidewalls must be
             height of 16’ for all display material including          finished and free of graphics and/or
             logos and graphics. All display material and              logos. (See illustration on page 10.)
             machinery must be set back at least 1’ from               (Also see Rule 14.a.6. NOTE GOVERNING
             all aisles.                                               ALL EXHIBITS.)
              All display material and machines over 4’ in        a.4. Peninsula Booth: Booths under 1,500 sq.
              height must be placed 5’ from the main aisle             ft. are allowed a maximum height of 12’ and
              and 10’ from any adjoining exhibits and/or               booths 1,500 sq. ft. and over are allowed a
              cross aisle. (See illustration on page 8.)               maximum height of 16’ for all display material
              NOTE: Any logo or graphics facing a                      including logos and graphics. All display
              neighboring exhibit must be set at least                 material and machinery must be set back at
              10’ from the adjacent exhibit. All back                  least 1’ from where the main aisles and cross
              walls over 8’ and all sidewalls must be                  aisle meet.
              finished and free of graphics and/or                     All display material and machines over 4’
              logos. (See illustration on page 8.)                     in height must be placed 5’ from the main
              (Also see Rule 14. a.6, NOTE GOVERNING                   aisle and 10’ from any adjoining exhibit. (See
              ALL EXHIBITS.)                                           illustration on page 11.)
                                                                       NOTE: Any logo or graphics facing a
                                                                       neighboring exhibit must be set at least
                                                                       10’ from the adjoining exhibit. All back

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     walls over 8’ and all sidewalls must be                      • Elevated platforms must have guardrails
     finished and free of graphics and/or                           and toe boards so as to prevent injury
     logos.                                                         to persons working on or below such
                                                                    platforms. Railings must consist of a top rail,
     (Also see Rule 14.a.6, NOTE GOVERNING
                                                                    intermediate rail, and posts, and must have
     ALL EXHIBITS.)
                                                                    a vertical height of at least 42” from the
a.5. Island Booth: Booths under 1,500 sq. ft. are                   upper surface of the top rail and the floor.
     allowed a maximum height of 12’ and booths                     The intermediate rail must be approximately
     1,500 sq. ft. and over are allowed a maximum                   halfway between the top rail and the floor.
     height of 16’ for all display material including               Openings between the top rail surface and
     logos and graphics. All display material and                   any other surface (such as an intermediate
     machines must be set back 1’ from all aisles.                  rail or a toe board) shall not exceed 19”. Toe
     (See illustration on page 11.)                                 boards 4” high shall be installed on each
     (For double-decking privileges and for note                    platform unless the space between the
     governing all exhibits, see Rule 14.a.6.)                      top rail and platform floor is enclosed with
                                                                    some type of material (such as Plexiglas)
a.6. NOTE GOVERNING ALL EXHIBITS:                                   that provides protection from falling objects
     1. Exhibitors are required to provide carpet                   to persons working or walking below the
     and/or alternative floor covering in their booth.              platform; and
     2. Hanging Signs: All hanging signs will be                  • A detailed exhibit plan must be signed
     governed by the same height restrictions as                    by a structural engineer and must be
     display material and the size of the booth.                    submitted to Show Management 60 days
     (See Height Regulations 14.a.1 to 14.a.5.)                     prior to move-in of the show, and must
                                                                    follow the Clark County fire ordinances. In
     NOTE: Any logo or graphics facing a                            addition, this drawing must be available for
     neighboring exhibit must be set back                           inspection on-site; and
     at least 10’ from the adjacent booth. All
     back walls over 8’ and all sidewalls must                    • A sign or signs must be clearly posted
     be finished and free of graphics and/or                        indicating the maximum number of people
     logos.                                                         the structure will hold; and
     3. Any back walls/dividers/fixtures facing                   • Fire extinguishers and smoke detectors
     adjoining in-line displays shall be “finished” or              must be placed on lower level in each
     draped at the exhibitor’s expense and shall                    sectionalized area or each area that is
     not carry any lettering, logo, or promotional                  covered; and
     material that would obviously detract from a                 • The exhibit must have 2 stairways leading
     neighbor’s display.                                            to the viewing platform if there are 10 or
     4. Permission to double-deck may be granted                    more people at any given time, and must be
     by Show Management provided the exhibitor                      3’ in width and cannot spiral or wind; and
     is in compliance with the following:                         • If the exhibit structure is over 1,000 sq. ft., a
     • Only those exhibits which are 2,000 sq.                      fire guard watch must be hired; and
       ft. or over in total rented space, provided                • Builder of exhibit must be able to supply
       ceiling height allows sufficient clearance in                documentation that the structure passes
       any given area and                                           the NFPA Standard 703 Class A Code.
     • Double-decking (viewing platforms) must           B. Display Material – Defined as any item other
       not be placed within 10 linear feet of any           than the exhibitor’s product used in the booth. This
       main aisle, cross aisle, or neighboring              especially refers to such items as hanging signs,
       exhibit; and                                         graphics, light standards, signs, mirrors, display
     • The top of the platform deck including               racks, counters, display cases, planters and plants,
       guardrails, chairs, tables, umbrellas,               and similar items which are not normally sold by
       streamers, logos, signs, advertising, or             the exhibitor. [See DVDs, motion pictures, or sound
       display materials may not exceed 16’; and            system restrictions (Rule 19).]



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            IN-LINE BOOTH 14.A.1*                                         IN-LINE BOOTH 14.A.1*
          (SAMPLE 15’ X 15’ BOOTH)                                      (SAMPLE 30’ X 15’ BOOTH)


           IN-LINE BOOTH 14.A.1*                                          IN-LINE BOOTH 14.A.1*
         (SAMPLE 15’ X 15’ BOOTH)                                       (SAMPLE 30’ X 15’ BOOTH)




        (Sample 15' x 15' Booth)
                                                                      (Sample 15' x 30' Booth)




                                         IN-LINE BOOTH 14.A.1*
                                       (SAMPLE 50’ X 30’ BOOTH)
                                     (1,500 SQUARE FEET OR OVER)

                                         IN-LINE BOOTH 14.A.1*
                                       (SAMPLE 50’ X 30’ BOOTH)
                                     (1,500 SQUARE FEET OR OVER)




                                     (Sample 30' x 50' Booth)

                                        *See Rule 14.A.1 on page 9



                                         *See Rule 14.A.1 on page 6
                                         *See Rule 14.A.1
                                        *See Rule 14.A.1on page 7 9
                                                          on page
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PERIMETER WALL BOOTH 14.A.2*
  (SAMPLE WALL BOOTH 14.A.2*
 PERIMETER15’ X 15’ BOOTH)
    (SAMPLE 15’ X 15’ BOOTH)




 (Sample 15' x 15' Booth)




PERIMETER WALL BOOTH 14.A.2*
  (SAMPLE WALL BOOTH 14.A.2*
 PERIMETER30’ X 15’ BOOTH)
    (SAMPLE 30’ X 15’ BOOTH)




              Aisle

 *See Rule 14.A.2 on page 9
     *See Rule 14.A.2 on page 6
  *See Rule 14.A.2 on page 7 and 12
   *See Rule 14.A.2 on page 9
   *See Rule 14.A.2 on page 7 and 12                      9
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                              AISLE-TO-AISLE BOOTH 14.A.3*
                                 (SAMPLE 30’ X 40’ BOOTH)
                             AISLE-TO-AISLE BOOTH 14.A.3*
                               (UNDER 1,500 SQUARE FEET)
                                (SAMPLE 30’ X 40’ BOOTH)
                              (UNDER 1,500 SQUARE 14.A.3*
                              AISLE-TO-AISLE BOOTH FEET)
                                 (SAMPLE 30’ X 40’ BOOTH)
                               (UNDER 1,500 SQUARE FEET)




                                AISLE-TO-AISLE BOOTH 14.A.3*
                                  (SAMPLE 50’ X 50’ BOOTH)
                               AISLE-TO-AISLE BOOTH 14.A.3*
                                (1,500 SQUARE FEET OR OVER)
                                 (SAMPLE 50’ X 50’ BOOTH)
                                AISLE-TO-AISLE BOOTH OVER)
                               (1,500 SQUARE FEET OR 14.A.3*
                                  (SAMPLE 50’ X 50’ BOOTH)
                                (1,500 SQUARE FEET OR OVER)




                                 *See Rule 14.A.3 on page 6
                                 *See Rule 14.A.3 on page 12

10                               *See Rule 14.A.3 on page 12
                               *See Rule 14.A.3 on page 9
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                               PENINSULA BOOTH 14.A.4*
                                PENINSULA X 50’ 14.A.4*
                               (SAMPLE 50’BOOTHBOOTH)
                                (SAMPLE 50’ X 50’ BOOTH)

                                  PENINSULA BOOTH 14.A.4*
                                  (SAMPLE 50’ X 50’ BOOTH)




               *See Special Instructions Item 14 A.6 – General Rules and Regulations
                *See Special Instructions Item 14 A.6 – General Rules and Regulations




                  *See Special Instructions Item 14 A.6 – General Rules and Regulations



                                  ISLAND BOOTH 14.A.5*
                               (SAMPLE BOOTH 50’ X 50’)
                                   ISLAND BOOTH 14.A.5*
                                (SAMPLE BOOTH 50’ X 50’)

                                    ISLAND BOOTH 14.A.5*
                                  (SAMPLE BOOTH 50’ X 50’)




                 *See Special Instructions Item 14.A.6 paragraph 4—Double Decking
                  *See Special Instructions Item 14.A.6 paragraph 4—Double Decking


*Island and Peninsula booths under 1,500 sq. ft. are permitted to a maximum height of 12’.
                  *See booths under 1,500 sq. paragraph 4—Double Decking
 *Island and PeninsulaSpecial Instructions Item 14.A.6ft. are permitted to a maximum height of 12’.



  *Island and Peninsula booths under 1,500 sq. ft. are permitted to a maximum height of 12’.
                  *See Rule 14.A.4 and 14.A.5 on pages 6 and 7
                      *See	Rule	14.A.4	and	14.A.5	on	page	12
                       *See	Rule	14.A.4	and	14.A.5	on	page	12                                         11
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     C. Machines – Machines may be exhibited in their                  H. Utility Core – Utility cores belong to the show and
        normal commercial form, regardless of height,                     may not be used by the exhibitor for any purpose
        but no portion of any machine or skid may be                      except connecting equipment to utilities. Any
        closer than one foot (1’) from any aisle. (See rule               property found in the utility core before, during, or
        governing size of booth.) The height may not                      after the show will be removed without notice at the
        be artificially increased except that the machines                exhibitor’s expense.
        may be on skids or platforms of a reasonable size.             I. Fire Regulations – All booth materials shall be
        However, all companies that display machines                      fire resistant. No exhibitor shall have more than
        over 4’ in height must place said machines 5’                     one day’s supply of materials in booth or storage
        from the main aisle and 10’ from any adjoining                    area. This is in compliance with Clark County laws,
        exhibits or cross aisles to avoid blocking the                    ordinances, and regulations pertaining to health, fire
        view of a neighboring booth. Show Management                      prevention, and public safety. Compliance with such
        will review the location of these machines in the                 laws is mandatory and the sole responsibility of the
        exhibitor’s booth prior to or during the show.                    exhibitor.
     D. Building Columns – If a building column falls                  J. Storage – Exhibitors shall provide needed storage
        within the exhibit area that is restricted to 4’ height,          within their own booths. Supplies for more than one
        it may be decorated or used for display purposes,                 day’s requirements may be stored in the special
        provided:                                                         area provided by Show Management (See Rule 20.)
         1. The decorative or display material is not over 12’            (Also see above fire regulations.)
         high, (otherwise the column will be governed by the           K. Attire – In keeping with the business-like
         same height restrictions as display material), and;              atmosphere of PACK EXPO, all booth personnel
         2. The diameter of the column is not increased by                shall wear acceptable business attire or corporate
         more than 24”.                                                   identity uniforms. Show Management considers as
                                                                          inappropriate apparel and/or costumes not normally
     E. Lighting – Show Management reserves the right
                                                                          worn by most business people in offices or factories.
        to restrict the use of glaring or irregular lighting
                                                                          This rule applies to company personnel and any
        effects, including track lights. Light bulbs or other
                                                                          exhibit personnel hired for the show period. Decision
        intense light sources must not be visible from aisles.
                                                                          of Show Management is final in this regard.
        The use of strobe lights or other flashing signs are
        not permitted. The use of neon, fiber optic, and               L. Approval – All exhibitors are required to submit
        rotating signs are permitted as long as they                      their plans in advance for approval by Show
        are not flashing or a distraction to neighboring                  Management if such plans include the use of
        booths.                                                           unusual effects or methods of presentations of the
                                                                          product.
         All lights/standards shall be governed by the same
         height restrictions as display material.                  15. GAMES, ATTENTION-GETTERS – The purpose
                                                                       of the show is to present a serious, business-like
     F. Appearance – An exhibitor is responsible for
                                                                       atmosphere for the promotion or display of exhibitor
        keeping his booth sightly. Displaying an unfinished
                                                                       products. Activities such as games, on-site drawings/
        surface to neighboring booths is not permitted.
                                                                       giveaways, motorcycles, automobiles, putting games,
        Exhibitors must arrange to remove excessive
                                                                       and animated devices are allowed but must be
        amounts of trash or waste materials during show
                                                                       conducted so as to not be disruptive to attendees and
        hours.
                                                                       neighboring exhibitors. All attention-getting activities
     G. Aisles – Aisles belong to the show and may not                 must be set back into the booth a minimum of 5’ from
        be used by an exhibitor. All business must be                  all aisles and neighboring exhibitors in order to allow
        conducted within the booth and equipment must                  sufficient room for viewing, and under no circumstances
        be so arranged that show visitors do not stand in              can such activities block aisles or a neighboring booth.
        the aisle while examining equipment or watching                Exhibitors are responsible for the cleaning of any
        demonstrations. No exhibit or advertising matter will          excessive amount of trash or garbage in or around the
        be allowed to extend beyond the space allotted to              exhibitor’s booth and the exhibit hall caused by such
        the exhibitor. No exhibitor’s product, equipment,              activities.
        or booth construction may be so placed as to
                                                                       NOTE: Exhibitors must submit a request for
        exclude the view of the neighboring exhibits
                                                                       approval from Show Management regarding any of
        from visitors passing through the aisles, as
                                                                       the above activities (Rule 15. Games, ATTENTION
        determined by Show Management.
                                                                       GETTERS.)
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                                                                              Rules and Regulations

    Any device or activity that Show Management                       must be constructed to contain the sound. Motion
    considers to be objectionable, unsafe, or disruptive to           pictures relating to the exhibitor’s product will be
    neighboring exhibitors or attendees is prohibited and             permitted, as will DVDs and self-contained audio visual
    will be halted. It is impossible to list every conceivable        devices, but the sound systems must not be audible
    idea which would fall under this proscription, but                in a neighboring booth or from the aisle. Machines
    included, and not limited to, would be live performances,         or devices that create excessive noise may be
    magicians, freaks, well-known personalities not                   restricted to periodic operation. The decision of
    regularly employed by the exhibitor, shoeshine stands,            Show Management in this regard shall be final.
    photographic facilities, popcorn machines, fortune
                                                                      All motion pictures, sound systems, DVDs and
    tellers, dart games, live music, live animals, fish tanks,
                                                                      audiovisual devices shall be governed by the same
    golf simulators, strobe lights, and any other activities
                                                                      height restrictions as display materials (see Rule 14.a.1
    which creates an excessive or disruptive amount of
                                                                      - a.5), and must be set back 5’ from any aisle.
    noise. Show Management, at its sole discretion, may
    take any action it deems appropriate (including, but not          Any oversized multimedia/image devices presentation
    limited to, expulsion from a show and/or suspension or            must be 10 linear feet from a cross aisle or neighboring
    elimination of priority/seniority) against an exhibitor for       booth.
    conduct detrimental to the show.                                  Music Performance: The exhibitor acknowledges
16. SALES SOLICITATIONS – An exhibitor shall not                      that any live or recorded performance of copyrighted
    solicit sales from another exhibitor except within his            music, which occurs in their booth, must be licensed
    own booth. Any exhibitor found to be in violation of this         from the appropriate copyright owner or agent. The
    rule would be subject to expulsion of his exhibit from            exhibitor undertakes full responsibility for obtaining
    the show.                                                         any necessary licenses and agrees to indemnify and
                                                                      hold harmless PMMI from any damages or expenses
    An exhibitor shall not be permitted to solicit sales from
                                                                      incurred by PMMI due to the exhibitor’s failure to obtain
    another exhibitor or visitor on a “cash and carry” basis.
                                                                      such licenses. Devices that create excessive noise
    Exhibitors shall be permitted to take written orders for
                                                                      may be restricted to periodic operation. The decision of
    a sale within the confines of their booths. Items can be
                                                                      Show Management in this regard shall be final.
    shipped following the show.
                                                                  20. SUPPLIES OR OPERATING EQUIPMENT –
17. SIGNS – Every exhibitor must identify his booth by
                                                                      Arrangements must be made with the official Show
    company name and location in a manner readily visible
                                                                      Contractor before September 26, 2011, for delivery,
    from the aisle. Lighted signs must conform to the
                                                                      during non-show hours, of supplies such as flexible
    requirements of Rule 14. “Sold To” signs are limited to
                                                                      materials, cartons, and products to be packaged. No
    a size of 8 1/2 x 11 inches. If a machine or other items
                                                                      deliveries may be made during the show hours.
    in a booth have been borrowed from another exhibitor,
    visitors may be referred to that other exhibitor by a         21. DELIVERY AND REMOVAL DURING SHOW –
    sign, not over 8 1/2 x 11 inches. This sign may give              Under no circumstances will the delivery or removal of
    the name of the machine, the words “Loaned By” or                 any portion of an exhibit be permitted during the show
    “Supplied By” and the name and booth number of the                unless permission is first secured in writing from Show
    other exhibitor. Products of a non-exhibitor may not be           Management.
    so identified. All other signs shall conform to the height    22. SOUVENIRS AND REFRESHMENTS – Exhibitors
    limitations applicable to display material in the area of         may dispense promotional items such as sales
    the booth in which the sign is used (see Rule 14.a.6              literature, buttons, stickers, lapel pins, etc., but only from
    NOTE GOVERNING ALL EXHIBITS, paragraph 2).                        within the confines of their booth.
18. HEADROOM, UTILITIES – See space diagram for                       NOTE: Magnets are not allowed as promotional
    information on headroom. Utilities such as electricity,           giveaways because they demagnetize the visitors’
    compressed air, water, drain, and telephone are                   magnetic lead card (Expocard) as well as credit cards
    available from the Las Vegas Convention Center, but               (when carried in pocket).
    Show Management makes no guarantees as to the
    availability of such utilities and the exhibitor agrees not       Refreshments, including alcoholic beverages, may be
    to hold Show Management responsible for any failure               distributed and served from within an exhibitor’s booth
    or unavailability of utilities or installation personnel.         at the exhibitor’s own risk and expense. The serving of
                                                                      all refreshments must be confined within the exhibitor’s
19. DVDs, MOTION PICTURES, SOUND SYSTEMS,                             booth so as not to block aisles or a neighboring exhibitor.
    NOISE – All sound systems used with demonstrations,
    motion pictures, and product presentations, etc.,

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      Exhibitors must comply with all applicable Federal,         27. EXHIBITOR BADGES – Show Management will
      State, and Local Sanitary and Safety laws and must              provide exhibitors with one free exhibitor badge for
      comply with the Las Vegas Convention Center’s                   each 75 square feet of contracted exhibit space, or
      Catering Department’s food and beverage distribution            fraction thereof. Example: 100 sq. ft. = 2 badges; 200
      and sampling regulations.                                       sq. ft. = 3 badges, etc.
      Exhibitors are responsible for the cleaning of any              Exhibitor badges in excess of the free allotment and
      excessive amount of trash or garbage in or around the           received by PMMI before the designated cut-off date
      exhibitor’s booth and the exhibit hall caused by such           will be at a cost determined by PMMI pre-paid only.
      activities. The serving of popcorn and shell peanuts            Badge requests received after the designated cut-off
      and the use of a popcorn machine are prohibited.                date will be handled on-site and will be charged a fee
23. PHOTOGRAPHY AND SKETCHING – Cameras                               of $15.00 with payment due at that time. These badges
    or videotaping equipment* may be carried in exhibit               are only for personnel assigned by the exhibitor to
    area by exhibitors or their official representatives,             staff his booth and are not transferable. Pre-registered
    but under no circumstances may photographs or                     exhibitor badges may not be replaced or exchanged
    videotapes* be taken without express authority of the             on-site. No refunds will be made on badges ordered.
    exhibitor concerned in each case. Use of photographic             Exhibitor badges will admit wearer to hall during set-up,
    equipment with tripod or other aisle obstruction will not         show week, and teardown. Special buttons or badges
    be permitted during show hours. Sketching or drawing              will be issued to other individuals properly identified as
    machinery on display is prohibited.                               authorized to work in the hall during installation and
     * Additional videotaping guidelines will be provided in          dismantling. Badges must be worn in the hall at all
       your Exhibitor Service Manual, formulated to specify           times.
       required labor and to monitor electrical safety as         28. REGISTRATION AND ADMISSION – The show is
       specified by Clark County’s electrical code.                   not open to the general public. A registration fee will be
24. SAFETY, FIRE AND HEALTH – The exhibitor                           charged for all visitors. An official badge, issued upon
    must comply with safety, fire, and health ordinances              registration and not transferable, entitles the wearer to
    regarding installation and operation of equipment.                unlimited attendance during scheduled show hours and
    All display, exhibit materials, and equipment must be             must be worn at all times in the hall.
    reasonably located and protected by safety guards and             Show Management shall have sole control of all
    fireproofing to prevent fire hazards and accidents.               admission policies at all times.
      Rejected Displays. Exhibitor agrees that his exhibit            Visitor registration will be conducted in advance and at
      shall be admitted and shall remain from day to day              the Las Vegas Convention Center starting no later than
      solely on compliance with the rules and regulations             8:00 a.m., Monday, September 26, 2011.
      herein specified. Show Management reserves the right
                                                                  29. HOUSING – The PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2011
      to reject, eject, or prohibit any exhibit in whole or in
                                                                      designated Housing Agent will accept requests
      any part, or exhibitor or his representatives, for non-
                                                                      for advance hotel reservations and assignment. A
      compliance with these rules and regulations.
                                                                      reservation form containing a list of cooperating hotels
25. CARE OF BUILDING – No exhibitor may allow an                      will be furnished to exhibitors.
    article to be brought into, or permit any act to be done
                                                                  30. INSURANCE – PMMI and the Las Vegas Convention
    in the Las Vegas Convention Center, which will increase
                                                                      Center may take precautions to safeguard exhibitor’s
    the premiums or void policies of insurance held by
                                                                      property by means of regular perimeter guard service.
    PMMI. No exhibitor may permit any act by its employees
                                                                      However, they will not be liable for damage or loss to
    by which the premises shall in any manner be marred or
                                                                      exhibitor’s property through theft, fire, accident, or any
    defaced. Exhibitor must surrender the space occupied
                                                                      other cause. Exhibitor should insure his own exhibit and
    by him in the same condition as at the commencement
                                                                      display materials. PMMI will not assume liability for any
    of occupation. Any damage done to the premises by the
                                                                      injury that may occur to show visitors, exhibitors, or their
    exhibitor shall be made good to PMMI or the building
                                                                      agents and employees, or others.
    owners, as their interests may appear.
                                                                      The exhibitor shall maintain at all times during the show
26. THIRD-PARTY BILLING – All exhibitors who request
                                                                      the following insurance coverage and shall furnish a
    third-party billing for any services will receive a copy of
                                                                      certificate of insurance to PMMI as proof of same.
    their final invoice post-show. This will apply to the PACK
    EXPO Exposition Services (PES) and the Las Vegas
    Convention Center.

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                                                                               Rules and Regulations

    A. Commercial General Liability of at least                    32. INDEMNIFICATION – The exhibitor shall
       $1,000,000;                                                      indemnify and hold harmless PMMI and its officers,
                                                                        directors, agents and employees (collectively,
    B. Worker Compensation which meets all requirements                 “PMMI”) from and against any and all liabilities,
       of the State of Nevada including Employers Liability             damages, actions, losses, claims, costs, and
       of not less than $100,000;                                       expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) on
    C. Commercial Automobile Liability of at least                      account of personal injury, death, or damage to or
       $1,000,000 combined single limit for all owned,                  loss of property arising out of or contributed to by
       non-owned, hired and rented vehicles operating in                any act, omission, negligence, fault, or violation of
       or near the facility;                                            a law or ordinance by the exhibitor, its employees,
                                                                        agents, contractors, members, exhibitors, patrons,
    D. PMMI and the Las Vegas Convention Center
                                                                        or invitees. The foregoing shall not apply with
       are named as additional insured on all policies,
                                                                        respect to any liability, damage, or loss directly and
       coverage to apply as primary and noncontributory
                                                                        solely caused by the gross negligence or willful
    E. Exhibitors general liability insurance carrier agrees            misconduct of PMMI.
       to waive its right of subrogation against PMMI and
                                                                   33. GENERAL – All matters and questions not covered
       the Las Vegas Convention Center;
                                                                       by the General Information, Rules and Regulations
    F. Exhibitor insurance carriers must currently maintain            are subject to the decision of Show Management.
       a minimum AM Best rating of AVIII;                              General Information, Rules and Regulations may be
    G. Exhibitor’s insurers will provide PMMI with thirty              amended at any time by Show Management, and all
       days written notice in the event of cancellation or             amendments or additions that may be so made shall
       material reduction in coverage.                                 be as equally binding on all parties affected as the
                                                                       original General Information, Rules and Regulations.
    PMMI reserves the right to refuse setup to an exhibitor            Each exhibitor will be provided with an Exhibitor
    that does not provide evidence of appropriate coverage.            Service Manual, which will also be considered an
31. LIABILITY – PMMI shall not be liable to the exhibitor              extension of the Exhibit Space Application and
    in any respect for any claims, losses, expenses, injuries,         Contract.
    or damages arising out of or related to the event or           34. CONFORMITY WITH CONVENTION CENTER
    the exhibitor’s participation in the event due to any              LEASE – This agreement is subject to all the terms
    act or omission of PMMI, its employees or agents,                  and conditions that PMMI and/or exhibitors, either
    or any third person, whether based on breach of                    individually or as a result of being sub-lessees of
    contract or warranty, negligence or other tort, or strict          PMMI, must comply with as a lessee of the Las
    liability, unless directly and solely caused by the gross          Vegas Convention Center. In the event of any
    negligence or willfull misconduct of PMMI. PMMI                    conflict between the rights or obligations granted or
    disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including,           imposed on exhibitors by the General Information,
    without limitation, warranties of merchantability and              Rules, and Regulations and PMMI’s lease with the
    fitness for a particular purpose. PMMI shall not be liable         Las Vegas Convention Center, the terms of PMMI’s
    to the exhibitor for any indirect, special or consequential        lease with the Las Vegas Convention Center shall
    damages, including lost profits, whether based upon                take precedence and govern.
    a claim or action of contract, warranty, negligence,
    strict liability or other tort, even if PMMI is aware of the   35. PATENT INFRINGEMENTS – PMMI does not
    possibility thereof. Notwithstanding any other provision           involve itself in patent infringements or trademark
    of this Agreement, the maximum liability of PMMI to                disputes before, during, or after PACK EXPO.
    the exhibitor will in no event exceed the lesser of (i) the        Exhibitors should seek their own legal counsel to
    amount of exhibit fees paid by the exhibitor to PMMI               resolve such issues.
    or (ii) $5,000; recovery of such amount shall be the
    exhibitor’s sole and exclusive legal remedy. Any claim
    against PMMI not submitted to PMMI within thirty (30)
    days of the close of the event shall be forever waived,
    and no suit or action shall be brought against PMMI
    more than one (1) year after the event.




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