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C2E2 2020 Press Application

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Each attendee or Holder of a Ticket to C2E2 (each as defined below) agrees to the following terms and conditions:

Holder’s Assumption of Risk

Each Holder (individually, a “Holder” and collectively, “Holders”) of a badge (a “Ticket”) to Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) (the “Event”) assumes all risk incidental to participation in all activities, loss or damage to property at the Event.

Holder’s Release and Authorization

Holder hereby: (1) releases Reed Exhibitions, a division of RELX Inc. (“Reed Exhibitions”) and their affiliates, employees, and agents, from any and all liability for loss or damage to persons or property, infringement of any right, or any other claims or courses of action of any kind arising from or relating to Holder’s attendance of, and/or participation in, the Event; (2) authorizes and permits Reed Exhibitions and their designees  (which include but are not limited to all sponsors, exhibitors and contractors) the use of his/her name, voice, likeness and all reproductions thereof by any means and in all media now and hereafter known for any and all purposes worldwide in perpetuity; (3) agrees to comply with all rules and regulations of the Event,  (4) authorizes and permits Reed Exhibitions to share Holder’s personal information, including but not limited to contact information, with such exhibitors, vendors, companies, and entities with which Holder scans their Ticket at the Event, and (5) acknowledges and agrees that Reed Exhibitions is not responsible for lost or stolen Tickets or personal property.

No Recordings Permitted By Ticket Holders
Holder agrees not to make any recordings of or use live streaming apps or flash photography at or during any and all panels, presentations, screenings or stage performances at the Event without the express written permission of Reed Exhibitions.

No Disruptive Behavior

Reed Exhibitions reserve the right to deny entry or remove from the Event any person who in their sole and absolute discretion is behaving or threatening to behave in a manner which Reed Exhibitions reasonably considers to be disruptive of the Event.

No Resale of Ticket Permitted

The unauthorized resale or attempted resale of the Ticket is prohibited and will constitute a forfeiture of the Ticket without compensation. Each Ticket may only be used by the same Holder. Applications for Press or Pro badges are not a guarantee of a Ticket. The Event’s operating hours, schedules, artists and speakers are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Each Ticket is a revocable license to attend the Event.

All panels, photo ops, special events, show features, panels, and performances are subject to availability and access is not guaranteed and/or may require an additional fee.

Holder acknowledges that there are hazards and risks of physical injury or illness to attendees of the Event and that not all such hazards or risks can be fully eliminated. By accepting this Ticket and attending the Event, Holder freely and voluntarily agrees to assume the full risk of bodily injury or property damage, regardless of severity, or death that Holder may sustain as a result of attending the Event, whether or not caused by the negligence or gross negligence of Reed Exhibitions. 

Individuals under 18 All attendees over the age of six need a ticket to enter the Event. Please note, Reed Exhibitions recommends all individuals under the age of 18 attend with a parent or legal guardian, and all individuals under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  Individuals under the age of 18 must obtain the permission of a parent or legal guardian before sending any information to Reed Exhibitions or the Event, entering any sweepstakes or contests at the Event, posting any information on or related websites, or purchasing any goods online related to the Event. The submission of information or the purchase and/or use of a Ticket to the Event is a representation and confirmation that you are age 18 or over or have obtained the consent of a parent or legal guardian. If you are the parent or legal guardian of an Event attendee that is under the age of 18, it is your responsibility to check the suitability of the event for any individuals in your party regardless of official age restrictions. The Event’s on-site or web-enabled technologies, including but not limited to on-site Wi-Fi, on-site interactive kiosks, and any mobile applications associated with the Event (the “Digital Technologies”) are neither directed at nor intended for use by individuals under the age of 13. Reed Exhibitions do not knowingly collect Personal Information from individuals under the age of 13, and if Reed Exhibitions becomes aware that it has inadvertently done so, Reed Exhibitions will promptly delete such Personal Information. If you are under the age of 13, do not access or use the Digital Technologies unless under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian, and if you are under the age of 18, do not access or use the Digital Technologies without the express consent of a parent or legal guardian.

Anti-Harassment Policy: 

The Event has a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY for harassment of any kind. If a person engages in harassing behavior, Event staff will take prompt action in any form they deem appropriate in their sole discretion, including expulsion from the Event with no refund/compensation. This policy applies to EVERYONE at the Event. Exhibitors, artists, attendees, speakers, guests, professionals, press, staff, volunteers and security are all subject to the Anti-Harassment Policy.  By using a Ticket and attending the Event, you agree that you have read and agree to the Anti-Harassment Policy, which can be found here

Cancellation Policy: 

Tickets for the Event are non-refundable and non-transferable and cannot be reproduced, resold or upgraded. Tickets provided to press have no cash value. Reed Exhibitions reserve the right to cancel the Event on limited or no notice, and in the event of such cancellation, Holder will not be entitled to a refund for any expenses associated with a Ticket.