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19-21 October 2021
Virtual
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WELCOME TO BLACK TECH FEST 2021!

Exhibitor Manual

We are delighted to welcome you on board the program for the Black Tech Fest. This page includes all the information you should need to prepare. If you have any questions, please contact Nancy Amissah (nancy.amissah@informa.com). Please ensure you read each section carefully and meet the required deadlines. We look forward to working with you in making this a successful event!

KEY DATES

27th September 2021 – Go live for exhibitors to set up booths/profiles (the rest of the platform to be hidden)

5th October 2021 –Go live for everyone (to start networking and select conference sessions)

LIVE EVENT19th October – 21st October 2021

BEST PRACTICE

Please see our recommendations on how to get the most out of the Virtual Black Tech Fest.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTION

Have any questions or concerns? We’re here to help you!

ADDITIONAL POLICIES

CODE OF CONDUCT

CODE OF CONDUCT

We believe our community should be truly open for everyone. As such, we are committed to providing a safe, friendly, and welcoming environment for all, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, or religion.

This code of conduct outlines our expectations for participant behavior, as well as the consequences for unacceptable behavior, for both the in-person event and the virtual event.

We invite all sponsors, speakers, attendees, media, exhibitors, and other participants to help us realize a safe and positive conference experience for everyone. All determinations of appropriate or inappropriate behavior are in Informa's sole discretion and the decision(s) of the Informa representatives will be final.


BEHAVIOR

You will behave in a way as to create a safe and supportive environment for all Black Tech Fest event participants whether participating online or in person at Black Tech Fest employees, moderators, attendees, vendors, sponsors, speakers, and volunteers).

You will not engage in disruptive speech or behavior or otherwise interfere with any portion of the in-person or virtual event, or other individuals' participation in the event.

You will not engage in any form of harassing, offensive, discriminatory, or threatening speech or behavior, including (but not limited to) relating to race, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other protected category.

You will comply with the instructions of the moderator and any Black Tech Fest event staff.

You will comply with all applicable laws.


SCOPE

We expect all in-person and virtual event participants (including Black Tech Fest employees, moderators, attendees, vendors, sponsors, speakers, and volunteers) to uphold the principles of this Code of Conduct. This Code of Conduct covers the in-person event, virtual event, and all related events (social or otherwise).

CONSEQUENCES

Breaches of this Code of Conduct may result in disqualification from participating in future events and from engagement across Black Tech Fest blogs, online forums, and social media channels.

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact Tom.Cuthell@informa.com  

The above policies may be revised at any time by Informa and are non-negotiable. This Code of Conduct is without prejudice to Informa's rights, all of which it expressly reserves.


SUSTAINABILITY

Informa Tech is committed to a role of environmental and sustainable leadership in every aspect of our business and recognises the responsibilities we have to our employees, our customers, our suppliers, the communities we work within and the environment as a whole.  
Our contribution to a sustainable and environmentally harmonious society is based upon best practice and covers:
Environment: We use recycled materials for office and event documentation and reduce the use of plastics in all our event collateral
Community: To encourage sustainable development in the wider business we endeavour to utilise environmentally accredited venues and support regional agricultural practice by insisting on using locally grown produce for catering at all our large events.
Relationships: Informa Tech has developed an alliance with the Carbon Neutral Company and as a further example of our customer centricity, we strive to locate our events central to where we feel the majority of attendees originate.

IMPORTANT

By registering for this event you acknowledge recordings, video, and photographs are being taken during the event. By you entering this virtual event, you give unqualified consent to: Informa Tech, its agents, licensees to record, use and publicise your voice, actions, likeness, and appearance, in any manner and media, worldwide in perpetuity. If you wish to avoid being recorded, please do not enter this event.