Terms & Conditions

This Agreement is between you as the Hosted Buyer and Hyve Group company responsible for organising the Event ( “the Organiser” ) and sets out the terms upon which the Organiser will provide the hosting benefits to you.

In these Terms and Conditions, the following words shall have the following meanings unless the context otherwise requires:
1.1 “Exhibitors” means exhibitors who have contracted with the Organiser and are taking up stand space or sponsorship at the Event.
1.2 “Hosted Buyer” means you and other hosted buyers who have been selected by the Organiser.
1.3 “Matchmaking Appointments” means the appointments created by you via Hyve Connect App.
1.5 “Exhibition” means the exhibition named on the application form and for which you have been accepted as a Hosted Buyer.
1.6 “Exhibition Dates” means the dates when the Exhibition is open and as set out in the Application Form.
1.7 “Organiser” means the Hyve Group company that is responsible for organising the Exhibition.
1.8 References to “You” are to you as the Hosted Buyer chosen by the Organiser for the Exhibition.

The Organiser will provide you with a package of benefits as are set out in a separate email to you and in the Hosted Buyer’s manual.  In consideration of the Organiser providing these benefits to you and your receipt of these benefits you shall:
(a) Attend at least seven (7) Matchmaking Appointments via Hyve Connect App and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing attend the minimum number of scheduled appointments per day as specified by the Organiser;

(b) Actively engage with Exhibitors and respond to meeting requests from Exhibitors via Hyve Connect App;

(c) Download Hyve Connect App to your smart phone;

(d) Not operate or behave in any manner which may be objectionable to other Hosted Buyers or to Exhibitors.

(e) Not at any time do or say anything, or be associated with anything, any party or any statement, which is, or which is widely reported as being, or which may be considered by the Organiser to be detrimental or prejudicial to or to adversely affect the name, image, reputation or business of any other participant or the Organiser or likely to or bring the Organiser into disrepute;

(f) Ensure that you have all necessary and appropriate documents for entry in to the country where the Exhibition is to be held.  This includes, but is not limited to, valid passport, visa, vaccination certificates, health and personal insurance documents for the duration of the Exhibition and for any period thereafter. The Organiser, is unable to provide advice to Participants regarding entry requirements and shall not be held responsible for obtaining documentation on your behalf or for your failure to obtain these. 

(g) To complete the Exhibition Survey.

(h) Not at any time attempt to sell your products or services to an Exhibitor, Hosted Buyer or other participant in the Exhibition.

(i) To give feedback after the event about meetings that you held and contracts that you have signed.

The Organiser reserves the right to remove you from the Exhibition and to withdraw the obligation to reimburse accommodation if in the Organiser’s reasonable opinion you breach your commitments as set out in (a) to (i) above (inclusive).

3.1 Accommodation fees are paid by the organiser for two nights. Accommodation bookings paid for by the Organiser must be made through the official booking agent nominated by the Organiser for hosted accommodation.
3.2 The Organiser is not responsible for any extra expenses while you are stay.
3.3 The Organiser is not liable for and will not pay the costs of any person accompanying you.

4.1 Replacements: Your invitations to the Exhibition and any benefits that you receive are non-transferable. You may at the discretion of the Organiser nominate a colleague to attend in your place. In the event that you wish to nominate a colleague you will need to contact the Organiser at the email address provided. The transfer of your benefits under these terms and conditions to your colleague will not be accepted until any such transfer has been approved and agreed with the Organiser.
4.3 Cancellation of attendance: If you need to cancel your attendance at the Exhibition you will need to provide us with written notice of your intention. You will be liable for any costs that we have already incurred relating to your attendance and which we cannot cancel and obtain reimbursement for.
4.4 Shortfall: A significant shortfall by you with respect to attending appointments and networking sessions shall be treated by the Organiser as a cancellation of attendance and you be liable for all the costs we have incurred and which we are unable to cancel and obtain reimbursement for.
4.5 No Show: If you do not inform us of the cancellation and do not attend the Exhibition we reserve the right to reject any future application made by you to attend future exhibitions.  
4.6 Cancellation by Us In the event that the Exhibition is cancelled or altered by the Organiser you shall not be entitled to any compensation. We will inform you as soon as possible of any such cancellation and if there is a change in dates and you are unable to attend you may appoint an alternative colleague to attend on your behalf provided that such alternative colleague has been approved by the Organiser.

The Organiser takes no responsibility:
(a) If you miss your travel arrangements including transfer from the airport;
(b) For flight cancellation or delay;
(c) If you are refused permission to board the aircraft or other mode of transport or is refused entry to the country in which the Exhibition is being held; 
(d) For any delay or loss of baggage or excess baggage charges (any subsequent dispute shall be directly between you and the airline);
(e) For hotel expenses (other than the cost of the accommodation where the Organiser has informed you that it will be paying this in your benefits email);
(f) Any replacement flights and other costs incurred;
(g) Any travel costs, meals and incidentals incurred to attend the event including but not limited to taxis, public transport, private cars, fuel, food and drink.

6.1 You understand that the Organiser in performing its obligations under this Agreement will collect data about you Process that data and publish that data on its website of Hosted Buyers. The Organiser will use this Personal Data only for the purpose for which it was given and in accordance with Applicable Data Protection Legislation. You understand the Exhibitors may collect Personal Data including contact details about you. You acknowledge that this Personal Data is being collected by the Exhibitor and you accept that the Exhibitor may contact you about their products or services. You acknowledge that your data may be Processed in accordance with the Exhibitors privacy policy. In the event that you wish to obtain additional information on the Exhibitor’s privacy policy you will be required to contact the Exhibitor directly.  

6.2 To the extent that you collect Personal Data at the Exhibition, You acknowledges that you are responsible, as data controller, for compliance with Applicable Data Protection Legislation in respect of any collection and subsequent Processing of Personal data that you collects, through electronic scanning of Identification badges or otherwise, in the course of your attendance at the Exhibition.