Nothing shall be construed, built, installed or used as part of or in connection with any exhibit which does not conform with the requirement of federal, state and municipal laws, fire codes and regulations.

  1. EXHIBIT SPACE: The space contracted for herein is to be used strictly for the exhibitor whose name appears on the contract for the space. It is specifically understood and agreed that the exhibitor will neither submit nor assign any portion of the space contracted for herein. No firm or organization not assigned exhibit space will be permitted to solicit business within the exhibit area.
  2. CANCELLATION POLICY: No refunds will be made if cancellations are made after Sept. 26, 2014. Cancellations made prior to Sept. 26, 2014 will be given a full refund minus a $50 service fee.
  3. INDEMNITY: Exhibitor agrees to indemnify and hold harmless CCNMA from any and all liability to any person or persons of any conditions of the rules and regulations, or by reason of any condition, defective or otherwise, of any apparatus, equipment or fixtures furnished by exhibitor in connection with its exhibit. Exhibitor further agrees to hold harmless CCNMA, its officers, employees and members from any and all liability to any person or persons for or by any reason or any act or omission of said exhibitor, or any of its agents, servants or employees. Indemnity includes, but is not limited to, claims or copyright, trademark or patent infringement, unfair competition and product liability. The exhibitor, on signing the contract, expressly releases the forenamed association and individuals from any and all claim for such loss, damage or injury. Further, exhibitor assumes the entire responsibility and liability for losses, damages and claims arriving out of injury or damage to exhibitor’s displays, equipment and other property brought upon the premises.
  4. USE OF AISLES, ETC: The aisles, passageways and overhead spaces remain strictly under control of CCNMA and no signs, decorations, banners, advertising matter or special exhibits will be permitted in them except by special permission from CCNMA. All exhibits must remain within the confines of their own space.
  5. SECURITY: NON-LIABILITY OF CCNMA: CCNMA will provide security during the hours the exhibit area is closed, but will have no liability for any loss or damage sustained by exhibitor during such hours or any other time, whatever the cause.
  6. SET-UP OF EXHIBITS: Set-up time may begin at 8 a.m. on Thursday Oct. 23, 2014.
  7. CHANGE IN FLOOR PLAN: CCNMA reserves the right to change the booth floor plan and booth assignment to exhibitor.
  8. RIGHT AND NON-LIABILITY OF CCNMA IN EVENT JOB FAIR IS NOT HELD: Should any emergency arise prior to the opening of the Job Fair that would prevent its scheduled opening, such as destruction or damage to exhibit area by fire, windstorm, strikes or acts of God, etc. or declaration of emergency by the president, governor or local officials, CCNMA may retain as much of the pre-payment for exhibit space as it deems necessary to cover expenses incurred should it be impossible to reschedule the Job Fair. Regardless of the reason for cancellation or postponement of the Job Fair, CCNMA will not be liable for any loss by exhibitor resulting therefrom.
  9. NON-ENDORSEMENT: The exhibiting of products or services at the CCNMA Journalism Opportunities Conference does not constitute an endorsement by CCNMA or any product service exhibited. An exhibitor is not permitted to represent in any manner that its goods or services have been endorsed by CCNMA.
  10. DISCLAIMER: CCNMA reserves the right to assess the value of all in-kind contributions. Sponsorships will be facilitated in a manner to avoid conflict of interest and the appearance of conflict of interest.