Terms and Conditions

Exhibitors are provided with a well-balanced, adequately-regulated attractive and successful Sydney Knife Show
(herein called the “Show”), exceptions to the following rules and regulations will not be permitted.
Show Management reserves the right to enforce strict compliance with all rules and regulations.
1. THE PROMOTERS
The Sydney Knife Show is run exclusively by the Knife Art Association,
Please make any correspondence to
info@sydneyknifeshow.com.au
2. SHOW QUALIFICATION
The Show is open to makers, dealers, manufacturers and suppliers of
products and services to all segments of the knife, cutlery, survival and
tactical industries. Non-related exhibits will be at the discretion of show
management.
3. EXHIBIT FEES
Your 2018 space contract and non-refundable deposit is due by April 30,
2018. Exhibitors will not be allowed to occupy any space not fully paid for.
In such case any show exhibit space money shall be considered a nonrefundable
deposit. Final space payment is due July 1, 2018.
4. DISPLAY REGULATIONS/EXHIBIT SPACE
No exhibit may block or interfere with a neighbouring exhibit. Exhibitors
shall confine all exhibit activities within the limits of their own spaces/tables.
All materials and activities in a space shall be relevant to the exhibitor’s
products and/or services. The level of sound production devices shall be
kept low enough so as to not be objectionable to other exhibitors.
Absolutely no exhibits are permitted outside the contracted space/table
space in public areas of the event area. Nothing may be tacked, nailed,
screwed, or otherwise attached to the columns, walls, floors or furniture in
the Event area. Decals or other stick-on display materials cannot be affixed
to floors or walls. Violators will be responsible for removal of any stick-on
materials and charged for cleaning. Any expense incurred in affixing items
in a manner necessary or proper for the protection of the equipment or
furniture will be borne by the Exhibitor.
5. DELIVERIES
The Knife Art Association and Rosehill Gardens do not accept any
responsibility, nor is a bailment created, for merchandise or equipment
delivered by or to exhibitors at any time. The Knife Art Association and
Rosehill Gardens are not responsible for any loss or theft of Exhibitors’
merchandise or equipment during any period of the Show, or during
setup/dismantling.
6. EXHIBITOR ATTENDEE
All exhibitor personnel are required to register. Contract includes one
Exhibitor registrations per table and two Exhibitor registrations per space.
7. EXHIBIT SETUP
Setup begins from 5am, August 4th, 2018. All exhibits must be fully set-up
by show opening at 9am. In the event the Exhibitor does not set-up and
occupy reserved space, the Knife Art Associations authorised to occupy or
cause said space to be occupied in such a manner as it may deem best for
the interest of the show, free and clear of any claims by Exhibitor. All
exhibits must be open for business during all show hours. No dismantling
or packing may be started before the show closing on Sunday, August 5,
2018 at 4:00 p.m. Cooperation on this point from all exhibitors is required.
Failure to comply with this request may result in loss of future exhibition
privileges. All exhibits must be removed (or all materials packed and ready
for shipping) from the exhibit hall by 10 p.m. Sunday, August 5. If no
progress has been made on exhibit tear down or no arrangements were
made with the Knife Art Association prior to end of show, the exhibit will be
removed at the exhibitor’s expense. The Knife Art Association will not
assume any liability for any injury that many occur to Show visitors,
exhibitors or their agents and employees or others, or their property, during
Show setup and dismantling periods.
8. SPACE/TABLE FURNISHINGS
Standard exhibitors will be supplied with a 1.8m table and 2 chairs.
Any additional booth walls, furnishings and other service – i.e., tables,
accessories, drapes, labour to erect and dismantle exhibits, special signs,
will be the responsibility of the exhibitor.
9. LIABILITIES
Exhibitor hereby agrees to indemnify and save harmless the Show and
Knife Art Association and all their members, managers, officers, sponsors,
employees, agents, guests, from any damages, expenses, losses or
liabilities, including but not limited to any suit or claim for personal injury,
product liability, for property damage (including theft, fire, accident or other
cause) or for loss or use of property by whosoever sustained on or about
Exhibitor’s participation in Show.
10. INSURANCE
Exhibitors should carry public liability, property damage and products
liability insurance coverage (including premises, operations and contractual
liability) of at least $10,000,000.00 for such liability together with statutory
worker’s compensation coverage with a limit of at least $100,000.00.
11. UNAUTHORIZED ITEMS
No switchblades, balisong knives or any other product defined as illegal by
the local, state or federal law enforcement agencies may be displayed for
sale or possessed at the Sydney Knife Show. Counterfeit or
misrepresented knives are also not to be displayed or offered for sale.
Violation will result in immediate expulsion from the Show at the sole
discretion of the Knife Art Association. The Knife Art Association reserves
the right to request that an Exhibitor remove unauthorized products from
the display area. If the Exhibitor refuses this request, this contract will be
terminated immediately and the Exhibitor will be required to remove itself
and its products, equipment and furniture without any liability or refund
obligation whatsoever on the part of the Knife Art Association.
12. CLEANING OF EXHIBITS
Show Management will maintain Show aisles, Exhibitors must, at their own
expense, keep their spaces clean, rugs vacuumed, products dusted and
exhibits in good order.
13. MEETINGS AND HOSPITALITIES
No exhibitor shall hold any meeting or event that conflicts with Show
exhibit, program or announced evening sessions.
14. SUBLEASE
Subleasing spaces or tables is forbidden. Sharing a space or table with
another Company is expressly prohibited unless purchased as a “Half
Table”. The distribution of samples, literature, or other materials for
non-exhibiting Company without a Contract is expressly prohibited.
15. EXHIBITOR RESPONSIBILITIES
The Exhibitor agrees to comply with all applicable tax and other laws
relating to the sale of goods or services, and to obtain, pay for and display
all necessary licenses and permits and to pay all taxes and levies
insofar as the Exhibitors own participation in the Show is concerned.
This includes the prohibition of selling knives to those under 16 as per NSW
legislation.
16. CANCELLATION CLAUSE
Any Exhibitor wishing to cancel their space reservation before July 1,
2018, for reasons of their own may do so in writing and will receive a
refund of monies paid at the discretion of the Knife Art Association. Any
cancellation after July 1, 2018, will be accepted, but no refund of Show
exhibit space money will be made.
17. FORCE MAJEURE
In the event any part of the exhibit area or any portion thereof is unavailable
whether for the entire event, or a portion of the event as a result of fire,
flood, tempest or any other such cause or as a result of war, strike,
lock-out, labour dispute, riot or any other cause or agency over which the
Show has no control, or should the Show decide that because of any such
cause it is necessary to cancel, postpone or re-site the Show, or reduce
the installation time, Show time or move-out time, the Show shall not be
liable to indemnify or reimburse the Exhibitor in respect of any damage or
loss, direct or indirect as a result thereof.
18. AMENDMENTS
The Knife Art Association shall have the full power in the interpretation and
enforcement of all contract regulations constrained herein, and the power
to make such amendments thereto, and such further rules and regulations
as shall be considered necessary for proper conduct of the exhibition. All
Exhibitors will be promptly notified of any changes to these rules. The Knife
Art Association reserves the right to reassign exhibit space at any time
(without any refund or obligation to Exhibitor). Written notice will be
provided to Exhibitor if exhibit location is changed.
19. ALCOHOL IS NOT ALLOWED TO BE CARRIED IN - SMOKING IS
NOT PERMITTED INDOORS.