The Contract on the reverse side shall include the following terms
and conditions. As used herein, “you” refers to the sponsor.
1. WORLD ATM CONGRESS shall have absolute discretion over
who may be a sponsor, and only the company whose name appears
on the face of this Contract may be placed in print and pre-outlined
sponsorship recognition opportunities. No sponsorship rights may
be assigned or shared without the prior, written approval of WORLD
ATM CONGRESS. WORLD ATM CONGRESS reserves the right to
offer exclusive sponsorship opportunities as it sees fit. Exclusivity
will be determined on a case by case basis and will be subject to
terms and limitations established by WORLD ATM CONGRESS.
2. Payment shall be due immediately upon receipt of invoice.
A service charge of two percent (2%) per month shall be due on
invoices that are unpaid within fourteen (14) days. No sponsorship
will be published until full payment has been received. Sponsorship
artwork must be received by the WORLD ATM CONGRESS
published deadlines. You must provide a high resolution copy of
your most current or preferred logo in EPS and jpeg/gif formats. All
cancellation requests MUST be in writing and receipt acknowledged
by WORLD ATM CONGRESS on or before the payment deadline,
and under no circumstances will a refund be made after any of the
attributes of a sponsorship have been implemented or contracts
finalized with third parties to implement a sponsorship. A ten
percent (10%) administrative fee will be deducted in the event of
3. Tiered sponsorships are stand-alone sponsorships, and
cannot be realized by compiling the attributes of multiple smaller
sponsorships. For sponsorships that include the opportunity to
place an item or publication in the Congress and/or Conference
Bag, your items CANNOT be something that is already available for
sponsorship (like a lanyard), and MUST be approved by WORLD
ATM CONGRESS before it is placed in the bag. Distribution of items
received late, and/or without PRIOR approval from WORLD ATM
CONGRESS cannot be guaranteed. Some items will be produced
and printed abroad, whereas others will be shipped internationally,
which will require early deadlines for artwork and images, for which
only virtual proofs for inspection will be available.
4. Any distribution of samples, souvenirs, and publications, etc.
shall be only with prior written approval of WORLD ATM CONGRESS.
The sponsor shall conduct and operate its sponsorship so as not
to annoy, endanger or interfere with the rights of other exhibitors,
sponsors and attendees.
5. If you breach any obligation hereof, WORLD ATM CONGRESS
may terminate this Contract, in which event WORLD ATM
CONGRESS shall be entitled to retain all monies received, it being
agreed by the parties that WORLD ATM CONGRESS’S damages
arising from your breach will be difficult or impossible to ascertain.
6. You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless WORLD
ATM CONGRESS and the event facility from and against any
and all claims or damages of any kind, including attorney’s fees,
arising from or relating to your sponsorship or this Contract, and
including but not limited to any claims that your artwork, logos or
other materials infringe any copyright or other intellectual property
rights of any third party.
7. WORLD ATM CONGRESS HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL
WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING
ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WORLD ATM CONGRESS
DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
TO PERSON OR PROPERTY, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE,
LOSS OF TIME, LOSS OF PROFITS OR INCOME, OR ANY
OTHER INCIDENTAL DAMAGES. WORLD ATM CONGRESS
NEITHER ASSUMES, NOR AUTHORIZES ANYONE TO ASSUME,
SUCH LIABILITY. WORLD ATM CONGRESS SHALL NOT BE
RESPONSIBLE FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO DISPLAYS OR
GOODS BELONGING TO SPONSORS, WHETHER RESULTING
FROM FIRE, STORMS, ACTS OF GOD, AIR CONDITIONING OR
HEATING FAILURE, THEFT, PILFERAGE, OR OTHER CAUSE.
8. WORLD ATM CONGRESS may take, use, reproduce or
otherwise publish photographs, whether still or action, video
recordings, pictures, audiotapes, digital images, film or motion
pictures, and all rights therein shall irrevocably, exclusively,
unconditionally and perpetually belong to WORLD ATM
CONGRESS, or assigns, without compensation or notice.
9. This Contract, together with the published Rules and
Regulations for the subject event, contain the entire agreement of
the parties. No representations were made or relied upon other
than those expressly set forth herein. The terms hereof may not be
modified except in a writing signed by an executive officer of each
of the parties. In the event of a conflict between the terms hereof
and the Rules and Regulations for this event, then the terms hereof
shall take precedence.
10. The sponsorship shall be administered in all respects, and
controlled exclusively, by the WORLD ATM CONGRESS, subject
to its absolute discretion, and all decisions of the WORLD ATM
CONGRESS shall be final, including placement, arrangement or
redecoration of any item. Any interpretation of the published Rules
and Regulations for the event, which are hereby incorporated
herein, shall be made by the WORLD ATM CONGRESS in its
11. In the event that WORLD ATM CONGRESS shall be delayed
or prevented from holding the scheduled event or otherwise
performing any duties hereunder as the result of an act of God,
acts of the public enemy, war, blockade, embargo, strike or
other labor unrest, inability to procure materials, failure of power,
restrictive government laws or regulations, arrest, riot, insurrection,
epidemic, landslide, lightening, earthquake, fire, hurricane, storm,
flood, explosion, terrorism or threat thereof, civil disobedience or
disturbance, or any other cause, whether of the kind enumerated
herein or otherwise, that is not within the control of WORLD ATM
CONGRESS, then: (a) WORLD ATM CONGRESS shall have
no liability to you for any such delay, nonperformance or failure
to publish; (b) no refund will be due if any of the attributes have
been implemented or contracts finalized with third parties; and (c)
if none of the attributes have been implemented or any contract
finalized with third parties WORLD ATM CONGRESS will refund
the sponsorship fee, less any expenses incurred and a ten percent
(10%) administrative fee.
12. Any dispute or controversy of any kind relating to this Contract
or the sponsorship provided hereunder shall be resolved by binding
arbitration in the City of Alexandria, Virginia (USA), administered
by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its
applicable rules then in effect.
13. The validity, interpretation and performance of this Agreement
shall be controlled by and construed under the laws of the
Commonwealth of Virginia, USA.
By clicking SUBMIT ,you are explicitly accepting the current version of the Sponsorship/Advertisement Terms and Conditions and the general conditions of participation at World ATM Congress 2020. Sponsor/Advertiser agrees to pay World ATM Congress for said Sponsorship/Ad in accordance with the Terms and Conditions outlined herein, and understands that, once accepted by World ATM Congress, Sponsor/Advertiser agrees to comply with all instructions, terms and conditions as set out herein.