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2019 AMCP Residency Showcase Rules & Regulations

These rules apply to participants in the AMCP Managed Care Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Showcase on October 31, 2019 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center that is part of AMCP Nexus 2019.

Termination of Conference and Showcase — Should the premises in which AMCP Nexus 2019 is to be held become, in the sole judgment of AMCP, unfit for occupancy, or should the conference and Showcase be materially interfered with by reason of action of the elements, strike, picketing, boycott, embargo, injunction, war, riot, emergency declared by a government agency or any other act beyond the control of AMCP, the Application/Contract may be terminated. AMCP will not incur any liability for damages sustained by Participant as a result of such termination. In the event of such termination, the Participant expressly waives such liability and releases AMCP of and from all claims for damages and agrees that AMCP shall have no obligations.

General Rules — All rights and privileges granted Participant hereunder are subject to and subordinated to a master lease between AMCP and the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center policies, rules, and regulations of said Authority. This agreement provides a personal right to Participant and creates no interest or estate in the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center or its equipment or facilities.

Participant will comply with all applicable federal, state and municipal statutes, ordinances, regulations, rules, and requirements including, without limitation laws applicable to patents, copyrights and trademarks and all rules and regulations of the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center.

Participants will not mar, deface or otherwise damage any area or equipment of the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. Participant assumes all responsibility of its Showcase personnel, employees, contractors, servants, agents, and for all persons admitted to the Showcase area associated with its table.

Participants will not discriminate against any person on account of race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin or physical or mental disability. Electrical or other mechanical apparatus must be muffled so noise does not interfere with others.

Exhibit Table locations will be allocated at the sole and exclusive discretion of AMCP with due regard to grouping of Residency Programs and date upon which the contract is received and approved. The decision of AMCP with respect to allocation of exhibit table space will be final and binding.

Any activity within the Showcase, including, without limitation, distribution of any literature or giveaways must conform to the educational and professional nature and character of AMCP Nexus 2019.

AMCP reserves the sole right to prohibit and require immediate cessation of any activity or distribution which, in AMCP’s sole discretion, is determined not to conform as aforesaid.

AMCP Logo — Participants are not permitted to use the AMCP logo, the name of AMCP, nor in any manner associate any activity with AMCP during AMCP Nexus 2019.

Care of Space and Premises — The Participant shall take good care of his/her table space, not deface or mar said premises, and will keep and maintain the aforesaid premises in good order at all times. Decorations may not be used. Distribution of food and beverages by the Participant at the Showcase is prohibited.

Safety — No combustible decoration, such as crepe paper, tissue paper, cardboard, or corrugated paper shall be used at any time. All packing containers, excelsior and wrapping paper are to be removed from the floor and must not be visible.

All muslin, velvet, silken or any other cloth must stand a flameproof test as prescribed by the fire ordinance of National Harbor, Maryland.

Volatile, explosive or other flammable matter or any substances prohibited by the law or insurance carriers are not permitted on premises.

All electrical equipment must meet applicable National Electrical Codes and convention center requirements. Electrical fixtures and fittings must be UL listed and so marked. Access to public elevators and escalators must not be blocked at any time.

Utility panels, switchgear, fire hose cabinets, stand pipes, and fire extinguishers must remain visible and accessible at all times. Nothing may block exit doors, fire extinguishing equipment, sprinklers, or emergency lighting systems.

Participants may not use helium balloons, compressed gas, heaters, or heating devices, or motorized vehicles of any kind.

Limitation of Liability — AMCP, the management of the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, the City of National Harbor, and the officers, directors, members, agents, employees, contractors and assigns of any of the aforesaid parties shall not be liable or responsible for, and shall be held harmless from claims for any loss, damage, death or injury whatsoever or however arising, which may occur to a Participant or to his/her agents, employees, guests, the public, and all others or to the property or wares of the Participant arising out of or caused by Participants’ installation, removal, maintenance, occupancy, or use of the program’s premises or part thereof, including any outside program areas (collectively, “Claims”) during or subsequent to the period covered by the space allocation. Each Participant expressly releases AMCP and the above named parties from any and all claims for any such injury, loss, or damage.

The Residency/Fellowship Program assumes responsibility for its Showcase  personnel, employees, contractors, agents and hereby agrees to protect, indemnify, defend and hold harmless AMCP, the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, the City of National Harbor, and their affiliated and subsidiary companies, and their respective  partners, directors, officers, employees, and agents (“the Indemnities”) against all claims, losses, and damages to persons or property, governmental charges, or fines and attorney’s fees arising out of or caused by Claims.

In addition, the Participant acknowledges that neither AMCP, the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, nor any of the other Indemnities maintain insurance covering Participant’s property, nor are they responsible for obtaining insurance covering such losses. It is the sole responsibility and expense of the Participant to adequately insure their materials, equipment, goods and wares against theft, damage, loss or injury of any kind.

Insurance — Participants must adequately insure their materials, equipment, goods and wares against theft, damage, loss or injury of any kind and must do so at their own expense; AMCP and the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center are not responsible for any loss (howsoever caused) to any property of any Participant. Participants are solely responsible for their own actions during AMCP Nexus 2019.

Additions to Rules and Regulations — The Rules and Regulations of the Showcase may be amended by AMCP and such amendments are hereby made an integral part of and incorporated by reference into the Contract and shall be deemed to have the identical effect as if set forth in full in the Contract.

All Participants are responsible for informing their own personnel and authorizing representatives of these Rules and Regulations.

Definitions — For purposes of the Rules and Regulations, the following terms have the following meaning:

  • “2019 AMCP Managed Care
    Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Showcase” includes and means “Showcase.”
  • “2019 AMCP Managed Care
    Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Showcase Exhibitor” includes and means
    “Participant,” “Residency Program,” “Exhibit Personnel” and/or
    “Exhibitor.”

“AMCP” includes and means the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, and its directors, officers, employees, agents, members, and contractors.