Show Policies

Cancellation/Substitution Policy:

Upon written notice of cancellation, through April 6, 2018, registration fees will be refunded minus $100 administration fee. After April 6, 2018, no refunds will be issued. All credit card refunds will be issued to the same credit card used at time of registration.
Substitution of attendees will be granted only upon written notice until May 4, 2018.
Contact for any cancellation or substitution requests.

Plant Tour Preclusion Statement:

IndustryWeek may be required to preclude attendees from attending a tour. This step will be taken solely by IndustryWeek at the request of our host plant based upon the proprietary nature of information that is to be presented. The host plants' decisions are final and will be communicated to attendees in advance. Some participants on the tour may be asked to complete a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA).

Admission Policy

The M&T Conference & Expo is a private conference and trade show open to the trade only, and not open to the public. Individuals who cannot document their direct, professional affiliation to the trade are not qualified to attend the Show.

Age Restrictions

Attendees must be 18 or older to attend the M&T Conference or Expo, or any M&T Special Event. For the safety of everyone, especially your child, no exceptions will be made.

Email Policy

M&T and parent company Penton require a unique email address be provided for all registrations to attend our in-person events. The unique email address is required to manage our directory of all attendees. It is also used by exhibitors and attendees to effectively provide follow up post event with people who scanned your badge, and provide the attendees a list of exhibitors that they visited onsite.
Your contact information, including email addresses, will be used periodically to notify you of additional in person events, virtual events, as well as products from Penton or its sponsors or other business partners. If at any time you would like to opt out of these emails you can do so by opting out at the bottom of the email. By registering, you agree that your contact information may be shared as described herein and in our Privacy Policy, available at

Hold Harmless Policy

You hereby agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless, and to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law you hereby expressly release and discharge, Expo Show Management, its affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, vendors, agents, contractors, and owners ("Related Parties") from any and all alleged and/or actual liability, claims, actions, lawsuits, costs, fees (including reasonable attorney fees), proceedings, expenses, damages, or losses, of any kind ("Claim") in connection with, or which arise out of or result from, your attendance at and/or participation in the event, including but not limited to any Claim for property damage and/or personal injuries, whether as a result of your negligence or willful misconduct, your violation of these or any other policies of, or agreements with, Expo Show Management or the event venue, your violation of any applicable law, regulation, rule, or ordinance, or otherwise, in each case whether or not foreseeable, and in each case except to the extent such Claim is directly caused by the gross negligence or willful misconduct of Expo Show Management.

Identification Policy/ Right To Verify Identity

Identification is required at all times while attending M&T. It will be required for entry to the show at all times. M&T reserves the right to verify the identity of any persons, accepting and/or using a show badge. Any person found using another person's badge will have the badge confiscated and will be asked to leave the premises or correctly register.


Photography and videography is not permitted without the express consent of M&T Show Management.
Exhibitors and attendees understand that Expo Show Management or its authorized representatives may conduct interviews and may take photographs and/or videotape at M&T. Exhibitors and attendees hereby grant to Expo Show Management and its authorized representatives the absolute right and permission to use my 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 (including without limitation the World Wide Web and the Internet), 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 Expo Show Management and its authorized representatives harmless for any and all such use(s).

Right To Deny Or Remove

We reserve right to deny admission to, or remove any party from, M&T for any reason.


All show policies are subject to change.