1.1 The term ‘Exhibitor’ shall mean any company, partnership, firm or individual applicant for a Booth in the Exhibition and shall include all its employees, servants, and agents.
1.2 The term ‘Exhibition’ shall refer to the event(s) that the Exhibitor is applying for.
1.3 The term ‘Organiser’ shall mean: THE MUSLIM CONVERTS’ ASSOCIATION OF SINGAPORE, whose registered office is located at 32 Onan Road, The Galaxy, Singapore 424484.
1.4 The term ‘Booth’ includes raw space of (L)1600cm by (B)1600cm.
1.5 The ‘Application Form’ refers to the Application Form annexed or, if not annexed herewith, the Application Form issued for the Exhibition.
By applying for a Booth in the Exhibition, the Exhibitor agrees to be bound by the following terms and conditions.
APPLICATION FOR BOOTH
2.1 Application for the Exhibition shall be made by the prescribed application form for the Exhibition.
2.2 A minimum 50% non-refundable deposit is required upon successful application.
2.3 The Organiser reserves the right to accept or reject any application without giving any reasons.
3.1 The Exhibitor shall pay the balance 4 weeks prior to the exhibition date.
3.2 Failure to pay the balance on time will result in cancellation of the Exhibitor’s Booth allocation, at the Organiser’s discretion, and 50% deposit made will be forfeited
ALLOCATION OF BOOTH
4.1 The Exhibitor may inform the Organiser their preferred choice of Booth(s) via the application form provided. This is not considered a right or entitlement to the Booth(s).
4.2 The Organiser has no obligation to allocate Booth(s) according to the specified preference.
4.3 Booth allocations shall be confirmed only upon the Organiser’s notification to the Exhibitor.
4.4 The Organiser reserves the right to re-allocate the Exhibitor Booth(s) at any time in its sole discretion if deemed in the best interest of the Exhibition as a whole.
4.5 At any time prior to the set-up of the Exhibition and/or at any time during the Exhibition, the Organiser reserves the right to:
(a) change the Booth allocated to the Exhibitor.
(b) alter the size, dimensions, and layout plan of the Booth; and
(c) undertake any other structural alterations as the Organiser deems fit.
4.6 The Exhibitor shall have no claim for damages because of these changes.
4.7 Exhibitors do not have any right to transfer, exchange or sell any Booth(s) without the Organiser’s approval.
CANCELLATION OF BOOTH(S)
5.1 If the Exhibitor intends to cancel participation, the Exhibitor shall promptly notify the Organiser.
5.2 No refund will be given upon cancellation.
5.3 The Organiser reserves all rights to claim from the Exhibitor for all losses, damages and expenses incurred due to the cancellation by the Exhibitor.
6.1 The Exhibitor agrees that the exhibits are required to be suitable for the nature and purpose of the Exhibition.
6.2 The following goods falling within, but not limited to any of the categories listed below, are not allowed for exhibition:
(a) Illicit drugs or other legally prohibited goods.
(b) Medical devices such as contact lenses.
(c) Flammable, explosive, or radioactive materials.
(d) Any goods infringing on or likely to infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others.
(e) Goods likely to conflict with or violate any laws, regulatory requirements, or codes applicable in Singapore.
(f) Any goods that the Organiser, at its sole discretion, believes may diminish the quality or success of the Exhibition.
(g) No food items excluding Hari Raya cookies.
6.3 The Exhibitor represents and warrants that it will not bring in any of the goods falling within subsections 6.2(a) to 6.2(g) above.
USE OF BOOTH
7.1 The Exhibitor is required to exhibit the goods as declared in the Application Form and to staff the Booth with competent personnel during the opening hours of the Exhibition.
7.2 The Exhibitor shall not paint or otherwise alter the floors, ceilings, pillars, or walls without the prior approval of the Organiser.
7.3 The Exhibitor agrees that it shall not use any drills, screws, paints, nails, staples, or affix any fixtures of any kind onto the floors, ceilings, or panels of the Booth. The floors, ceilings and panels of the Booth are collectively referred to as the “Booth Structure”.
7.4 The Exhibitor shall indemnify and hold harmless the Organiser from any and all liability arising from any damage to the Booth Structure and the walls, floors or any other part of the exhibition hall within the area allocated to the Exhibitor (including any area in which goods and / or Exhibitors’ exhibits are placed), whether caused by the Exhibitor, by any person employed or engaged on the Exhibitor’s behalf, or by a visitor to the Booth.
7.5 The Organiser reserves the right to refuse admittance to any visitor to the Exhibition or to bar access to the Booth.
CHANGES TO VENUE, DATE AND DURATION
8.1 The Organiser reserves the right to change the venue, date and/or duration of the Exhibition. The Organiser shall take reasonable measures to keep the Exhibitor informed of these changes.
8.2 In the event of any change of venue, date and/or duration of the Exhibition, this agreement shall remain in force.
8.3 The Organiser also reserves the right to cancel the Exhibition in exceptional circumstances. In the event of such a cancellation of the Exhibition by the Organiser, the Exhibitor shall not be entitled to any claims for compensation in connection with their bookings for participation.
The Exhibitor agrees that it will not do any of the acts set forth below:
(a) To assign, sell, sub-lease or offer as a security, the position, or rights of the Exhibitor in this agreement, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of the Organiser.
(b) To post or display a signboard, notice board, advertising sign, inside, outside or around the Exhibition, except in a place designated by the Organiser. This subsection does not apply to cases where the Organiser’s or Venue Owner’s prior consent has been obtained.
(c) To bring in any cumbersome, obtrusive or other offensive articles that cause or are likely to cause nuisance, annoyance or discomfort to other persons due to, inter alia (including but not limited to), dirt, dust, unpleasant odours, loud sounds and noise.
(d) Any act which may cause damage to the exhibition hall, including the Booth.
(e) Stay overnight in the space within the Booth or elsewhere of the Exhibition venue.
(f) Explain the goods or promote products through a megaphone or other sound amplification device. However, the Organiser reserves the right to make exceptions to this subsection.
(g) Any acts not allowed under the terms of this agreement; and
(h) Any acts which violate any laws, regulatory requirements, or codes applicable in Singapore.
DECORATION AND SETTING UP OF STALL
(a) All Exhibitors shall use only the Official Contractor appointed by the Organiser for electrical and lighting installations.
(b) All Exhibitors must complete their Booth set-up and decorations 2 hours before the opening of the event.
(c) The decorations used by each Exhibitor should not interfere with the Booth set-up and decorations of other Exhibitors.
(d) No facilities or signs are allowed in the passages to the exhibition hall.
(e) Any decorations shall be less than 1.8 metres in height.
(f) All decorations must be kept within the confines of the Booth; and
(g) The Organiser may order the Exhibitor to discontinue or alter construction work or to take any other measures to maintain safety, to be done at the Exhibitor’s expense.
The passageway between and around the Booths shall not be used by the Exhibitor for any display or sale of goods. The Exhibitor shall not at any time block or obstruct the said passageway in any manner and shall ensure that the passageway is always free for visitors to use.
MOVEMENT OF EXHIBITS
12.1 The Exhibitor shall bear the responsibility and expenses for the transport of exhibits to the exhibition venue.
12.2 The Exhibitor shall make its own arrangements for the storage and warehousing of its exhibits.
12.3 The Exhibitor shall remove all exhibits from the exhibition hall within the period stipulated by the Organiser and shall fully indemnify and hold the Organiser harmless against any loss caused by reason of the Exhibitor’s delay or damage to the exhibition hall.
LIGHTING AND ELECTRICAL WORKS
13.1 The Exhibitor shall employ only the Official Contractor to handle all lighting and electrical works. Exhibitors must order additional fittings and electrical works if their requirements exceed the standard lighting and electrical works provided by the Official Contractor.
13.2 The Organiser reserves the right to charge double the stipulated rates for electrical installations and Booths that are not submitted within the stipulated time limit.
13.3 The Exhibitor agrees that electrical supplies and services are not guaranteed for Booths that are not completed within the stipulated time limit.
The Exhibitor agrees that the Organiser shall not be liable for any loss sustained by the Exhibitor, which is directly or indirectly attributable to the cancellation, postponement, suspension, or reduction of the scheduled Exhibition due to an event of force majeure, including but not limited to:
(a) Acts of war, military action, terrorism, criminal activity or other civil disturbance.
(b) Legal statute or requisition by civil authority.
(c) Fire, explosion, collapse or any other disaster or cataclysmic event, whether natural or human caused.
(d) Strikes, lockouts or other employer/worker disputes.
(e) Failure of electricity, water, sewage or other essential utilities and services.
(f) Government-mandated or recommended cancellation of any public gathering owing to a medical pandemic (e.g. COVID-19) or other danger to public health; or
(g) Any other event that may prevent the use of the exhibition hall or threaten the safety, operation, or enjoyment of the Exhibition.
The Organiser shall take reasonable security precautions in the interest of the Exhibitors and visitors. However, the Organiser shall not be held responsible for any loss or theft of Exhibits in the Exhibition during the build-up to period of the Exhibition and dismantling period. The Organiser shall also not be responsible for any loss or damage to exhibits or any articles belonging to the Exhibitor during the same period.
CUSTOMS AND EXCISE REGULATIONS
16.1 All materials used in the construction of the Booth and during the Exhibition must be properly fire-proofed in accordance with local regulations. Fire marshals will patrol the exhibition hall and are authorized to limit any demonstrations that are potential fire hazards.
16.2 Gas cylinders, naked lights, petrol, kerosene, other dangerous, explosives or highly flammable substances are prohibited from the exhibition hall.
17.1 Only duty-paid goods and goods which do not violate any laws, regulatory requirements, or codes applicable in Singapore are allowed for sale during the Exhibition.
17.2 The Exhibitor shall comply with the Singapore Customs & Excise Regulations when importing its goods and/or exhibits and shall be solely liable for all fines and penalties incurred because of non-compliance with the Singapore Customs and Excise Regulations.
17.3 The Organiser shall not be held responsible in the event of any loss incurred by the Exhibitor, arising out of, or in connection with the Exhibitor’s importation and/or sale of goods for the purposes of the exhibition.
The Organiser reserves the right to bar admission to any company or person, and/or to compel any company or person to leave the Exhibition without assigning any reason whatsoever, regardless of whether the company or person has signed this agreement or is otherwise known to the Organiser.
INDEMNITY, LIABILITY AND RISKS
19.1 The Exhibitor shall fully and effectively indemnify and hold the Organiser harmless from and against all claims, demands, actions, suits, proceedings, orders, damages, costs, losses and expenses of any nature, arising out of, or in connection with (i) the Exhibitor’s installation, removal and maintenance works; (ii) the Exhibitor’s occupancy and use of the Booth; (iii) the exhibits in the Booth; (iv) the Exhibitor’s presence in the exhibition hall or a part thereof; (v) any loss or injury to any third party, howsoever caused, who is attending or visiting or examining or passing by the Exhibitor’s Booth during the Exhibition; or (vi) any occurrence at the Booth howsoever caused.
19.2 The Exhibitor shall be liable for the acts and omissions of its employees and agents.
19.3 The Exhibitor is advised to fully insure all exhibits and goods at its Booth during the Exhibition. The Organiser will not be held liable for any damages or losses suffered by the Exhibitor during the period of the Exhibition.
MAJOR PROMOTION ACTIVITIES
20.1 The Exhibitor must obtain prior approval from the Organiser for all large/major sales promotions during the Exhibition.
20.2 The Organiser reserves the right:
(a) To sanction or stop any sales promotion should such a promotion cause disciplinary problems or inconvenience to the public and other Exhibitors; and
(b) To bill the Exhibitor for any additional costs incurred because of the Exhibitor’s promotional activities, i.e., personnel, barricades etc.
The Organiser may amend, update, or vary the terms of contract from time to time at its own discretion, and the latest version of the Terms of Contract shall be the only Terms in effect for all existing and new applications. All Notices within the Application Form are also in effect.
The terms of this agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Singapore. Any dispute arising under or in connection with this agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Singapore to which the parties to this agreement hereby submit.