Terms & Conditions

FAIR REGULATIONS

40th INTERNATIONAL FUR FAIR OF KASTORIA
(6 – 9 May 2015)

The Kastorian Fur Association "THE PROPHET ELIAS" as the Organizer of the annual International Fur Fair of Kastoria, undertakes the organization of the 40th INTERNATIONAL FUR FAIR OF KASTORIA and the other events concurrent to this fair.

The objective of this Fair is the promotion of the Fur Industry Products and the direct contact of the fur manufacturers with buyers from abroad and Greece, to their benefit and that of the national economy in general.

A. OPENING HOURS

The Fair will be open daily from 10.00 h. till 19.00 h.

B. FAIR AREA

The new Exhibition Center of the Kastorian Fur Association will be used for the Fair's needs.

C. GENERAL TERMS OF PARTICIPATION

1. APPLICATIONS

a) The applicant accepts unreservedly, without any exception, all the terms of the present Fair Regulations.
b) Applications for participation in the Fair will be accepted by the Host (Kastorian Fur Association) from Monday 10th of September 2014.
c) In case that the exhibition area is already covered, the subsequent submitted applications will be received by the Host and will be put on a waiting list.

d) In case that an application for participation is withdrawn by the Host, the advance payment is not reimbursed. The Administration Board will take the final decision after a written application of the Exhibitor.
e) The exhibitors ought to settle in due time their payments, by paying the required sums to the banks collaborating with the Association. Any exhibitor that will not have settled in due time his obligations for his participation in the Fair will not be entitled to enter with his merchandise the exhibition area, until he has settled his obligations.

f) Exhibitors who wish to realize a show at their stand ought to notify it to the Association for better scheduling. The speakers should be placed on the catwalk rather than on the stand construction or the Exhibition Center. The volume level should not exceed the 45db in order not to disturb the visitors and other exhibitors. In case that this level will be exceeded, the organizer has the right to impose a fine to the exhibitor.

2. DISTRIBUTION OF SPACE

a) The allocation of stands will be made after lottery according to the plan schedule as it is formed from the Kastorian Fur Association. (location of stands, m2 e.t.c.).
b) The Host takes into consideration the ground plan of the exhibition area, which may be changed according to the demands for stands, provided that the used materials and the space allow this.

3. CONFIGURATION SPACE – STAND CONSTRUCTION

Start of work

  • The timetable for the days preparing the stand construction is 8.30 - 21.00. After 21.00 the exhibitors and the constructive teams may not stay in the Exhibition Center.
  • The placement of materials and work must be done only in the stand of each exhibitor. Passage ways must always be accessible.
  • The constructions must be tasteful.
  • For any electrical or plumbing work should be informed the responsible technicians of the building.
  • Before starting the construction of your stand you should inform the Host about the construction team that will work in your stand (detailing the elements which will be accompanied by a photocopy of the license to practice) and receive the corresponding entry tags.
  • The height at the facade of the stands should not exceed the 3.00 meters. In case that it exceeds the 3 meters, the exhibitor has to reset it at his own expense. Otherwise, the Organizer will do so with his own construction team charging the Exhibitor. Furthermore, the Exhibitor will be fined.
  • The exhibitor is responsible for arranging and decorating the stand.
  • Two pavilions are separated upon request of exhibitors having informed first the organizer.
  • For any dispute between successive stands the organizer should be informed and the dispute should be settled among the exhibitors. If necessary there will be organizer's interference.
  • The floor should be covered before any kind of construction.
  • Completion of the final appearance of the stands must be made three (3) days before the opening of the exhibition.

It is not allowed

  • The use of plasterboard for the construction of stands.
  • The cutting of wood, the sanding of wood, the use of painting gun and generally any work that soils, pollutes and causes problems in the construction of stands of other exhibitors.
  • Any kind of drilling, nailing and painting on the floor, the columns and any structural element of the building.
  • The hanging of any objects from the roof and the building blocks of the halls besides the lighting, having consulted the Organizer.
  • Performing and use tools that can cause damage or harm the exhibition center like the use of jackhammer for painting, the cutting of wood, or other construction materials in public places. These operations are permitted only outside the Exhibition Centre.
  • The use of double sided tape directly to the construction materials without prior placement of paper tape.
  • The use of W.C or other premises for cleaning brushes and other items.
  • During construction, any supplies should not be covered (like extinguishers, fire extinguishers, electrical and plumbing supplies, etc.) in order to be easily accessible in case of failure.

It is not allowed

  • The use of plasterboard for the construction of stands.
  • The cutting of wood, the sanding of wood, the use of painting gun and generally any work that soils, pollutes and causes problems in the construction of stands of other exhibitors.
  • Any kind of drilling, nailing and painting on the floor, the columns and any structural element of the building.
  • The hanging of any objects from the roof and the building blocks of the halls besides the lighting, having consulted the Organizer.
  • Performing and use tools that can cause damage or harm the exhibition center like the use of jackhammer for painting, the cutting of wood, or other construction materials in public places. These operations are permitted only outside the Exhibition Centre.
  • The use of double sided tape directly to the construction materials without prior placement of paper tape.
  • The use of W.C or other premises for cleaning brushes and other items.
  • During construction, any supplies should not be covered (like extinguishers, fire extinguishers, electrical and plumbing supplies, etc.) in order to be easily accessible in case of failure.

End of works

  • With the closing of the Fair the exhibitor that has settled its financial obligations, may leave the showroom. The decommissioning process should be completed within two days after Fair (10-11/5/2015). During his leaving should remove all the exhibits and materials that were used and to place the waste in the litter bins. The organizer has the ary actions to remove the objects from the showroom. However, the cost will be charged to the exhibitor, and the objects and materials left will be obtained by the organizer.
  • The cost of repairing the damage is borne by each exhibitor. Exhibitors must hand over their stand in the situation they received it. If the organizer finds any damage in the stand, the Exhibitor is responsible for the restoration or payment of a similar amount of money to the organizer.

Benefits to the Exhibitors

  • Cleaning of public areas.
  • Liability Insurance.
  • The provision of invitations.
  • The provision of entrance badges.
  • Free entry of the contact details of the Exhibitor in the exhibition catalogue.
  • Security of the Exhibition Center.
  • The advertisement of the event.

4. PASS CARD

Each exhibitor is entitled to receive from the Organizer Entrance Cards attributable to the rented m². There will be Security control at the Entrance and Exit of the Exhibition Center.

5. CIRCULATION OF MERCHANDISE

The merchandise must be:

a) transported to the exhibition area with the exhibitor's care, costs and responsibility from 3-5-2015 till 5-5-2015, from 8.30 – 18.00.
b) accompanied necessarily by a bill of goods, addressed to himself (for exhibition and return).
c) collected by the exhibitors on 10-5-2015, from 10.00 h. till 15.00 h.
d) The merchandise will enter and exit the exhibition area through the auxiliary doors of the building, with the exhibitor's own responsibility, accompanied by him.

e) Any sale will be carried out according to the rules and regulations of trade transactions.

6. ADVERTISING

a) Advertisements and advertising brochures of the exhibitors are allowed to exist and be distributed only at their stands.
b) Exhibitors are allowed to advertise only the articles they exhibit.
c) Advertisements of political nature are forbidden.
d) Other leaflets can be distributed from a special space indicated by the organizer and not at the stands.

Advertisement in the Fair Catalogue.

  • The exhibitor is requested to check his advertisement before it is sent for printing.
  • For the final result of the form of the advertisement no responsibility lies on the Organizer.

7. PHOTOS – VIDEOS, e.t.c.

a) The Host, Association of the Kastorian Fur Manufacturers, is entitled to use photos, videos, etc, of one or more articles, as well as the space of the fair stands for advertising, or other for the sector's interest, objectives.

b) In case of photo shooting by exhibitors, there must be a prior agreement with the Association.

c) The Association of the Kastorian Fur Manufacturers has the right to take photos – videos, e.t.c. of the whole exhibition area and at the Gala of the Fair.

d) No other photo shooting is allowed during the hours that the Fair is not open.

e) Photo – video shooting, etc. can be carried out only by a professional photographer who will be approved by the Association of the Kastorian Fur Manufacturers.

8. LIGHTING – POWER SUPPLY

a) The Organizer is responsible for the general lighting of the Exhibition Center.

b) The power supply for the function of machinery or more specific lighting needs is possible, provided that it is requested in due time by the exhibitor and after the approval by the competent electrician of the Fair and the Host.

9. CLEANING

a) All Exhibition areas will be cleaned by the Host.
b) Each stand will be cleaned by the Exhibitor.

10. SAFETY

a) The Association of the Kastorian Fur Manufacturers undertakes the guard of the Fair by trained personnel, from the day of opening till the end of the Fair.
b) The exhibition area will be guarded 24 hours a day.
c) Every exhibitor is obliged to insure the merchandise to be exhibited and bears the full responsibility for any damage or loss throughout the duration of the Fair.

11. OTHER EXPENSES

a) The advertising brochures of the Fair – public relations – general cleaning, e.t.c. burden the Host.
b) Additional costs: construction of stands – decoration – telephones – lighting – electricity charge – cleaning – furniture – hangers, e.t.c. burden the exhibitor.

12. SPECIAL AGREEMENTS

Any agreement between the Management of the Kastorian Fur Association and the Exhibitors takes effect only in written.

Any agreement between the Management of the Kastorian Fur Association and the Exhibitors takes effect only in written.


FROM THE ADMINISTRATION BOARD

Ελληνική Ομοσπονδία Γουνας

Konstantinou Furs