Sponsor application

2012 IBM System z Technical University
IBM System z Technical University

Use this form to submit a sponsorship application for the 2012 IBM System z Technical University. When you are finished, click the Submit / Update button located at the bottom of the form. Press the Back button on your browser to discard your changes or return to the previous page.

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Booth up costs

 
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10’ x 20’ from 10' x 10'
-50% Discount from regular price
10’ x 30’ from 10' x 10'
-50% Discount from regular price

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Product description

In the space below, please provide a description of the offering that will be displayed in the Solution Center. This description will appear in the Conference Guide (for Sponsors) exactly as it is written here. Descriptions for Platinum sponsors may not exceed 100 words, Gold sponsors may not exceed 75 words, Silver sponsors may not exceed 50 words and Exhibitors may not exceed 25 words.

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Sponsor terms and conditions

    Terms and Conditions[
  1. By submitting this application Sponsor agrees to comply with these terms and conditions, the attached Sponsor Guidelines and any other reasonable rules implemented by IBM in connection with the Systems and Technology Group (STG) Lab Services and Training Solution Center Sponsorship Package.
  2. IBM reserves the right to refuse any application without explanation in its sole discretion.
  3. Sponsors may not sublet, assign, or apportion any part of the space allotted, nor represent, advertise, or distribute literature for the products or services of any other firm or individual except as approved in writing by IBM.
  4. Sponsor grants to IBM and its subsidiaries, contractors, agents and assigns a license to use, display, copy, and distribute Sponsor's trademarks, and the information about Sponsor that Sponsor provides, on IBM's internal and external websites, STG Lab Services and Training Technical University materials and signage in order to promote Sponsor's sponsorship of the STG Lab Services and Training Technical University. IBM will make a good faith effort to follow any trademark guidelines provided by Sponsor.
  5. IBM reserves the right to restrict exhibits which become objectionable or otherwise detract from or are out of keeping with the character of the Solution Center Exhibit areas as a whole as determined by IBM in its sole discretion.
  6. Direct sales (the exchange of merchandise for money) are not permitted on the Solution Center Exhibit floors without written permission from IBM. Orders only may be taken for later fulfillment.
  7. On behalf of Sponsors, IBM has designated Solution Center contractors to provide the following: drayage, labor, cartage, installation and dismantling, furniture, demonstration pedestal and floor decorations, signs, photographs, telephone services etc. Services of electricians, plumbers, carpenters, and other labor will be available and charged for at the then-prevailing rates. IBM assumes no responsibility or liability for any of the services performed or materials delivered by the foregoing persons, parties and organizations. Arrangements must be made between Sponsors and the official Solution Center contractors.
  8. Any space provided to Sponsor, including, but not limited to, any kiosks, exhibit space or conference rooms, is provided on an "as is" basis. Anyone visiting, viewing or otherwise participating in the space is deemed to be the invitee or licensee of Sponsor while so visiting, viewing or otherwise participating in the space, rather than the invitee or licensee of IBM. Sponsor shall return the space in as good condition as it was received, reasonable wear and tear excepted. Sponsor shall conduct itself in a decorous manner and comply with all requirements, rules or reasonable requests of IBM or the conference landlord with respect to its use of the space.
  9. Neither party shall be liable to the other party for incidental, indirect, consequential, special or punitive damages of any kind, including without limitation lost revenues or profits, whether such liability is asserted on the basis of contract, tort, or otherwise, even if the other party has been warned of the possibility of such loss or damage in advance. In no event will IBM's liability for actual direct damages exceed the amount of fees actually paid by Sponsor to IBM as part of Sponsor's sponsorship of the STG Lab Services and Training Technical University.

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Card must be valid through January 2013

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Meeting Consultants, Inc.
IBM Sponsor/Exhibitor - 2012 IBM System z Technical University
1350 Center Drive, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30338

IBM STG Technical Conference Sponsor guidelines (per demonstration station)

<b>Booth/Pedestal assignment:</b> The booth/pedestal will be located in the Solution Center area and will be determined by Sponsorship Level / Exhibitor and when completed contract is received by IBM. IBM reserves the right to make changes in the Solution Center schedule and floor plan. All sponsors/exhibitors will be notified of any changes as far in advance as possible. <br/><br/> <b>Company signage:</b> A sign displaying your company name is included with your booth/pedestal in addition to any signage listed in your Sponorship Package. <br/><br/> <b>Additional badges:</b> Diamond Sponsors may purchase four (4) additional Solution Center access only badges for $495 each and four (4) additional full conference badges for $995, Platinum Sponsors may purchase three (3) additional Solution Center access only badges for $495 each and three (3) additional full conference badges for $995 each, Gold Sponsors may purchase two (2) additional Solution Center access only badges for $495 each and two (2) additional full conference badges for $995 each, and Silver Sponsors may purchase one (1) additional full conference badge for $995 each and one (1) additional Solution Center access only badge for $495 each. All badges above and beyond what is listed in the Sponsorship Package and directly above will be billed at the full conference value. <br/><br/> <b>Product directory listing:</b> Your company/organization's name and web site will be listed in the on-site Solution Center Guide and/or Addendum. Sponsors will also have a product/company description listed in these publications (Platinum -100 words, Gold - 75 words, Silver - 50 words). This guide also includes a floor plan with a key to each Sponsor's and/or Exhibitor's location. <br/><br/> <b>Computer equipment:</b>: Each Sponsor is responsible for supplying their own computer equipment not included in the Sponsorship Package. Please refer to the Service Kit for more information. <br/><br/> <b>Hotel & travel:</b> Once you have been approved to participate at the event, you will receive a confirmation letter with information to register for hotel accomodations. It is the responsibility of the Sponsor to make their own travel arrangements to the event. <br/>

Terms and Conditions

  • IBM STG Technical Conference Sponsor guidelines (per demonstration station)-

    Booth/Pedestal assignment: The booth/pedestal will be located in the Solution Center area and will be determined by Sponsorship Level / Exhibitor and when completed contract is received by IBM. IBM reserves the right to make changes in the Solution Center schedule and floor plan. All sponsors/exhibitors will be notified of any changes as far in advance as possible.

    Company signage: A sign displaying your company name is included with your booth/pedestal in addition to any signage listed in your Sponorship Package.

    Additional badges: Diamond Sponsors may purchase four (4) additional Solution Center access only badges for $495 each and four (4) additional full conference badges for $995, Platinum Sponsors may purchase three (3) additional Solution Center access only badges for $495 each and three (3) additional full conference badges for $995 each, Gold Sponsors may purchase two (2) additional Solution Center access only badges for $495 each and two (2) additional full conference badges for $995 each, and Silver Sponsors may purchase one (1) additional full conference badge for $995 each and one (1) additional Solution Center access only badge for $495 each. All badges above and beyond what is listed in the Sponsorship Package and directly above will be billed at the full conference value.

    Product directory listing: Your company/organization's name and web site will be listed in the on-site Solution Center Guide and/or Addendum. Sponsors will also have a product/company description listed in these publications (Platinum -100 words, Gold - 75 words, Silver - 50 words). This guide also includes a floor plan with a key to each Sponsor's and/or Exhibitor's location.

    Computer equipment:: Each Sponsor is responsible for supplying their own computer equipment not included in the Sponsorship Package. Please refer to the Service Kit for more information.

    Hotel & travel: Once you have been approved to participate at the event, you will receive a confirmation letter with information to register for hotel accomodations. It is the responsibility of the Sponsor to make their own travel arrangements to the event.

  • Sponsor Terms and Conditions-

      Terms and Conditions[
    1. By submitting this application Sponsor agrees to comply with these terms and conditions, the attached Sponsor Guidelines and any other reasonable rules implemented by IBM in connection with the Systems and Technology Group (STG) Lab Services and Training Solution Center Sponsorship Package.
    2. IBM reserves the right to refuse any application without explanation in its sole discretion.
    3. Sponsors may not sublet, assign, or apportion any part of the space allotted, nor represent, advertise, or distribute literature for the products or services of any other firm or individual except as approved in writing by IBM.
    4. Sponsor grants to IBM and its subsidiaries, contractors, agents and assigns a license to use, display, copy, and distribute Sponsor's trademarks, and the information about Sponsor that Sponsor provides, on IBM's internal and external websites, STG Lab Services and Training Technical University materials and signage in order to promote Sponsor's sponsorship of the STG Lab Services and Training Technical University. IBM will make a good faith effort to follow any trademark guidelines provided by Sponsor.
    5. IBM reserves the right to restrict exhibits which become objectionable or otherwise detract from or are out of keeping with the character of the Solution Center Exhibit areas as a whole as determined by IBM in its sole discretion.
    6. Direct sales (the exchange of merchandise for money) are not permitted on the Solution Center Exhibit floors without written permission from IBM. Orders only may be taken for later fulfillment.
    7. On behalf of Sponsors, IBM has designated Solution Center contractors to provide the following: drayage, labor, cartage, installation and dismantling, furniture, demonstration pedestal and floor decorations, signs, photographs, telephone services etc. Services of electricians, plumbers, carpenters, and other labor will be available and charged for at the then-prevailing rates. IBM assumes no responsibility or liability for any of the services performed or materials delivered by the foregoing persons, parties and organizations. Arrangements must be made between Sponsors and the official Solution Center contractors.
    8. Any space provided to Sponsor, including, but not limited to, any kiosks, exhibit space or conference rooms, is provided on an "as is" basis. Anyone visiting, viewing or otherwise participating in the space is deemed to be the invitee or licensee of Sponsor while so visiting, viewing or otherwise participating in the space, rather than the invitee or licensee of IBM. Sponsor shall return the space in as good condition as it was received, reasonable wear and tear excepted. Sponsor shall conduct itself in a decorous manner and comply with all requirements, rules or reasonable requests of IBM or the conference landlord with respect to its use of the space.
    9. Neither party shall be liable to the other party for incidental, indirect, consequential, special or punitive damages of any kind, including without limitation lost revenues or profits, whether such liability is asserted on the basis of contract, tort, or otherwise, even if the other party has been warned of the possibility of such loss or damage in advance. In no event will IBM's liability for actual direct damages exceed the amount of fees actually paid by Sponsor to IBM as part of Sponsor's sponsorship of the STG Lab Services and Training Technical University.

    Cancellation policy: IBM may cancel any or all of the STG Lab Services and Training Technical Universities at any time in IBM's sole discretion. In the event of any such cancellation, IBM will use reasonable efforts to provide Solutions Center Sponsors with prompt notice of cancellation. IBM's sole liability and Sponsor's sole remedy in the event of cancellation of any or all of the 2011 Technical Universities shall be limited to return of the sponsorship fees paid by Sponsors. In no event shall IBM be responsible for airfare, hotel, or any other expenses incurred by Sponsors. If the Sponsor cancels less than ninety (90) days before the applicable STG Lab Services and Training Technical Universities commences, Sponsor shall be liable for one-hundred percent of the total sponsorship fee.

      Restrictions:
    • Sponsor may not assign its sponsorship to any third party without the consent of the other party.
    • These terms and conditions, the Sponsor Guidelines and all other matters arising our or relating to Sponsor's Solution Center Sponsorship shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York.
    • Any hardware provided to the Sponsor, including hand held scanners, or other computer equipment (but not limited too) is the responsibility of the Sponsor during the event.
    • In this document a Sponsor can either be an event Sponsor or event Exhibitor.
    • Pricing, Descriptions or other information within this document may change without notice. For the most current Solution Center Package, see the event web site.


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