Terms and Conditions Agreement

Please visit smartfabricssummit.com for full details on scheduled activities.

By registering and attending this event, each person acknowledges and agrees to the following restrictions as the criteria of being accepted to attend.

Cancellations, Transfers and Refunds 

If you cancel before March 16, 2020 you are eligible for a 50% refund, however, you will incur a cancellation fee of 20% of your total registration fee. Cancellation notifications must be emailed to Show Management at Events@ifai.com by this date. Substitutions from the same company will be accepted in writing without penalty. Upon proper cancellation, 50% of the registration fee will be refunded, less the cancellation fee of 20% of your total registration fees, to the card associated with the original transaction.

No refunds of any kind will be made for cancellations received after March 16, 20920. No refunds will be given for “no-shows”, late arrivals, early departures, and/or anyone who fails to notify us by the cut-off date using the method listed above.

You may transfer your registration to another eligible party if you are unable to attend. Registration transfers must be made via email to Events@ifai.com.

Information Sharing

IFAI may share contact data included on your registration form to include name, professional title and organization with event partner OTEXA, Office of Textiles and Apparel – International Trade Commission.

Photography, Audio and Video Recording 

IFAI reserves the right to use images and/or audio taken at the event with your photograph and/or likeness in future marketing materials.

Anti-Trust Compliance 

It is the policy of  IFAI to comply fully with the antitrust laws. In order to comply with those laws and to prevent this event from being used for unauthorized activities you agree to follow our Compliance Program Concerning Federal Antitrust Laws by registering for this event. These policies will be strictly followed throughout this event in order to protect all registrations. IFAI staff has periodically been briefed on the antitrust laws by IFAI counsel. If, during the course of this event a staff member requests a registrant cease and desist any discussion because of a potential risk, you are asked to cease such discussion immediately and follow the instructions of the IFAI staff person. For more information about our Compliance Program Concerning Federal Antitrust Laws, please contact IFAI at +1 800-225-4324.


Soliciting at the Event 

Suitcasing is strictly prohibited at Smart Fabrics Summit 2020. We reserve the right to escort any individual if they are reported to be soliciting at the event and are not a sponsor. We encourage attendees to support the paid sponsors who, in turn, are supporting the industry.

Admittance and Removal 

In IFAI’s sole discretion, without refund, we reserve the right to refuse admittance to or expel from the event anyone that we determine is behaving in a manner that could be disruptive to the event or any other attendee.

Views Expressed 

The views expressed by any attendee, speaker, sponsor are not necessarily those of IFAI or its representatives. All event attendees, speakers, exhibitors and sponsors are solely responsible for the content of any and all individual or corporation presentations, marketing collateral, advertising and online Web content.

Cancellation of Event and/or Education 

Conference organizers may at any time, with or without giving notice, in their absolute discretion and without giving any reason, cancel or postpone the conference, change its venue or any of the other published particulars, or withdraw any invitation to attend. In any case, neither the organizers nor any of their officers, employees, agents, members or representatives shall be liable for any loss, liability, damage or expense suffered or incurred by any person.

Although every reasonable effort is made to provide the speakers, topics, and sessions listed, some changes or substitutions may occur. Speakers and sessions are subject to cancellation or change up to and including the day the session(s) are scheduled to be held. Changes or cancellations are made at the discretion of IFAI and may be done without notifying attendees. If sessions are changed or canceled no refunds should be expected. Agreement to attend the conference acknowledges acceptance of this provision.

Code of Conduct 

By registering to attend you are agreeing to and expected to conduct yourself in a professional and safe manner. Expectations include but are not limited to respect for commonsense rules for public behavior, personal interaction, common courtesy, and respect for property. Any behavior or act found to be in violation of these guidelines will result in the immediate removal of all parties participating in said behavior or act without refund. Please contact an IFAI Staff Member if you feel you have been subject of such violations or if you see violations occurring. IFAI Staff Members can be identified by branded clothing and nametags.

Recording/Live-Streaming of Sessions/ Pictures 

IFAI does not allow the photographing, recording, or livestreaming of any session or events unless express permission is given by the speaker, facilitator, or event organizer. This rule is to protect the intellectual property of our speakers, facilitators. Anyone found to be in violation of this rule will be removed from the event without refund.

Liability Waiver & Release 

In consideration of your registration and attendance at Smart Fabrics Summit 2020, you waive any and all claims that you or any future agent or heirs has or may have in the future against IFAI, their agents, employees, servants, and officials and release them from all risks, liability and covenant not to sue them for any expense, loss, damage, personal injury, including loss of life, disability, property damage, or property theft, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and litigation expenses, or actions of any kind that you may suffer or sustain, before, during or after Smart Fabrics Summit 2020, unless such was caused by the gross negligence of IFAI.


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