Admission Policy

All Attendees & Exhibitors are required to use their own log in credentials for access to the virtual platform.  Should duplicate logins from the same credentials occur the platform will log out out all participants using those credentials.
Admission is restricted and by license only, revocable by NAFA at any time. You are not permitted to engage in any activity that is unlawful, in violation of the show rules or the or is anti‐ethical to the purposes and good order of the Event and its operation by NAFA. 
NAFA reserves the right to revoke your access to the show at any time without prior notice. If NAFA revokes your access, no fees paid for admission will be refunded. 

Code of Conduct

NAFA is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all
meeting participants and staff.  All participants, including, but not limited to,
attendees, speakers, volunteers, exhibitors, staff members, service providers,
and all others are expected to abide by all show rules and this Code of Conduct.  
NAFA has zero-tolerance for any form of discrimination or harassment by participants or our staff at our meetings. If you experience harassment or hear of any incidents of unacceptable behavior, NAFA request that you inform Tina Lynn Mercardo, CEM at tmercardo@nafa.org or 609-968-1050 so that we can take appropriate action.
Unacceptable Behavior is defined as:

  • Harassment, intimidation, or discrimination in any form.
  • Verbal abuse of any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, staff member, service provider, or other meeting guest.  Examples of verbal abuse include, but are not limited to, comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, national origin, inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces or in presentations, or threatening or stalking any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, staff member, service provider, or other meeting guest.
  • Disruption of presentations during sessions, in the expo, or at other events organized throughout the virtual meeting. All participants must comply with the instructions of the moderator and any event staff.
  • Presentations, postings, and messages should not contain promotional materials, special offers, job offers, product announcements, or solicitation for services. NAFA reserves the right to remove such messages and potentially ban sources of those solicitations.



Admittance for attendees is by official log in credential only.  All attendees must register with unique email address and must use their own credentials for accessing virtual platform.   Credentials may not be shared.  All registered individuals must be at least 18 years of age.
All cancellations must be made in writing, via email and sent to registration@nafa.org. Registrations are non-refundable but may be transferred to another person from the same company at any time prior to September 1, 2020.    
Data Collection

By registering for I&E you consent to NAFA’s collection and storage of the data on the registration form. NAFA may share collected contact information with authorized vendors, exhibitors, sponsors and service providers.  NAFA does not sell email addresses or telephone numbers.

Hold Harmless Policy

All Show Attendees and Exhibitors hereby agree to release and hold harmless NAFA Show Management, its employees, vendors, agents, contractors, Board members and owners from any and all alleged and/or actual liability, claims, actions, lawsuits, damages, or losses, of any kind (“Claim”) which arise out of or result from attendance at and participation in the event.

Photography, Recording and Videos

Sessions are protected by US Copyright laws.  Photography, screen shots and video/audio recording of any kind are strictly prohibited.   Due to the sensitive nature of new products displayed during the Show, photographs, screen shots or video of any exhibitor information or images is prohibited.

All attendees and exhibitors acknowledge and accept that session and Q&A sessions are recorded and may be archived and viewed by other attendees at a later date.  Chat sessions in lounges, lobby and sessions areas of the virtual platform are public discourse and no expectation of privacy is available.  Chat sessions in expo booths are proprietary information for that exhibitor and attendee and are not accessible to public nor are they archived.   

Exhibitors and Attendees understand that NAFA or its authorized representatives may conduct interviews and may take photographs and/or recordings and may also stream the various aspects and activities of event for both archival and promotional purposes. By attending I&E, Exhibitors and Attendees hereby grant to NAFA and its authorized representatives the absolute right and permission to use your name, likeness, biographical information, voice, content of any interview, image and/or photograph and any other indicia of persona ("Persona") or to refrain from doing so, in any manner or media whether existing now or hereinafter developed worldwide, for trade, advertising and/or promotional purposes. Exhibitors and Attendees agree Exhibitors and Attendees shall have no rights of review or approval, no Claim to compensation, and no Claim arising out of or resulting from the use, alteration, blurring, distortion or illusionary effect (whether intentional or otherwise) or use in any composite form of Persona and agree to release and hold NAFA and its authorized representatives harmless for any and all such use(s).


Media credentials are reserved exclusively for working members of the editorial media, including print, broadcast, radio or online. In order to maintain a B2B environment conducive for buyers and sellers to do business, media credentials are only available to media that are related to the industry, or those that cover small businesses or another relevant topic. Public Relations, Advertising, publishers and marketing personnel representing manufacturers do not qualify for media credentials. All Media are required to follow the Photography and Video policy.  Approved individuals who abuse their media privileges or who misrepresent themselves in obtaining their media passes may risk having their credentials revoked, and their names banned from attending I&E in future years.

All show policies are subject to change

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