Early Opening

Early Opening & Sneak Peek, Hall F (brand. - Aisles 400 – 900)
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
8-10am

Join us on Tuesday, January 16 to celebrate The PPAI Expo 2018 with an early opening celebration.  A live band kicks things off at 8:00 am during the Product Pavilion Sneak Peek (adjacent to Aisle 400), the perfect place to start exploring and to get an early preview of the products on the show floor.



Distributor attendees of The PPAI Expo 2018, don’t miss your opportunity to win exciting door prizes provided by exhibitors at Expo as well as prizes provided by PPAI.  Door prize drawings will begin at 8:30 am and conclude with a Grand Prize drawing at 10 am.  The list of prizes and complete rules are shown below.



 
How to Participate in Door Prize Drawings:
Distributor attendees, here’s how you can participate in the door prize drawings.  On Tuesday, January 16, take the Early Opening Celebration ticket you receive with your printed badge credentials to the Early Opening events, located on Level 1 at the New Exhibit Hall entrance to Bayside F. You must place your Early Opening ticket inside the ticket tumbler bin at the Product Pavilion (adjacent to Aisle 400) between 8 am and 10 am to participate in the drawings.  No purchase is necessary to participate and you need not be present during the drawings to win.  You simply need to drop your ticket in the ticket tumbler at the Early Opening Celebration and enjoy the show!
  
The PPAI Expo 2018 Official Early Opening Distributor Door Prize Drawing Rules, Terms and Conditions: January 16, 2018:
Participation in The PPAI Expo 2018 Drawings constitutes full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules, Terms and Conditions. Each participant (or entrant) warrants and unconditionally agrees that he or she has read and agrees to abide by and be bound to these Drawings rules and decisions of PPAI, and that he or she is not prohibited from participating in the Drawings. This Drawings is sponsored by the Promotional Products Association International (“PPAI”), 3125 Skyway Circle North, Irving, TX 75038, 972-258-3000.

No Purchase Necessary: No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter this Drawings. The Drawings is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. The Drawings is void in Florida, New York, Rhode Island, Colorado, Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories and possessions, Province of Quebec, overseas military installations and where otherwise prohibited by law. 

Eligibility: Entry is open to all eligible distributor attendees of The PPAI Expo 2018 held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. Entrants must be legal residents of the U.S., 21 years of age or older, and distributor attendees of The PPAI Expo 2018. PPAI employees, officers and directors, and their immediate relatives (as determined by PPAI in its sole discretion) are ineligible.

How to Enter:  Distributor attendees of The PPAI Expo 2018 who print their entry badges before 10:00AM (Pacific Time) on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, for The PPAI Expo 2018 will receive one Early Opening Celebration Drawing ticket printed with the attendee’s registration credentials. Distributors participating in the Drawings must present their ticket at the Drawings prize-drawing area on the 400 aisle next to the Product Pavilions of The PPAI Expo 2018 between 8:00AM and 10:00AM (Pacific Time) on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.  PPAI is not responsible for any lost or misplaced entry tickets. Only one entry per distributor attendee of The PPAI Expo 2018. A participant is not eligible to win any prize that is drawn before the participant presents their Early Opening Celebration Drawing ticket for entry into the Sweepstakes as required by these rules.

Drawings:  On Tuesday, January 16, 2018 from around 8:30AM and concluding at around 10:00AM (Pacific Time), random drawings will be conducted for available door prizes from the eligible ticket entries received before the time of the particular drawing. Winners will be announced and will receive a voucher for redemption of their winning door prize. Once a winner’s entry is drawn for a door prize, that winner is not eligible for any of the remaining door prizes but will be re-entered for the Grand Prize Drawing which will occur at or around 10:00AM (Pacific Time). Winner(s) need not be present in the Drawings area at the time of drawing but must timely enter a ticket into the Drawing to be eligible. 

Prize Awards:  Winners will receive a voucher and instructions for redemption of their applicable prize. Delivery of any prize may be conditioned on winner’s provision of additional publicity release form and/or proof of eligibility. At the conclusion of The PPAI Expo 2018 Early Opening Celebration event (around 10AM Pacific Time), prize vouchers may be retrieved at the PPAI Booth on level one, located in Booth #2451 of The PPAI Expo 2018. Vouchers not redeemed from Booth #2451 by 3:00PM (Pacific Time) Thursday, January 18, 2018 will be returned to PPAI Headquarters (3125 Skyway Circle North, Irving, TX 75038). 

Redemption of Prizes Post-Expo. Winners who do not redeem their prize at The PPAI Expo 2018 as indicated above will be contacted by phone, mail and/or email address (at the contact information provided by entrant) on or before January 30, 2018. It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify PPAI of a change in his/her phone number, mailing address and/or email address, which may be done by writing to PPAI (Attention PPAI Show Management) "The PPAI Expo 2018 Early Opening Distributor Drawing" Entrant Address Change, 3125 Skyway Circle North, Irving, TX 75038. Winners must contact PPAI Show Management, in writing, by 5:00PM (Central Time) February 5, 2018 in order to redeem a winning voucher. Any shipping or handling fees will be the responsibility of the winner, unless otherwise agreed by PPAI.

Unclaimed Prizes: If a door prize and/or Grand Prize voucher is not redeemed by 5:00PM (Central Time) on February 5, 2018, the voucher will be null and void. If the winner cannot be reached by phone, mail and/or email after a reasonable effort has been exerted during ten (10) business days from the Drawings' administrator's first attempt, or if the winner is found to be ineligible, or if the winner cannot or does not redeem a voucher or comply with the official rules, an alternate winner may be selected at PPAI’s sole discretion. All decisions by PPAI are final, binding and non-appealable.

Consent for Publicity: Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of a prize in this Drawings shall constitute the winner’s consent to PPAI’s use of the winner’s name or likeness, city, state, country, photographs, videos, statements made about the winner in the Drawings, and/or prize information for advertising, on-line announcements, and promotional purposes without further payment, consideration or prior notification.

Restrictions: All taxes, fees surcharges, service charges, luggage fees, and other expenses not specified herein but which are associated with any prize are the sole responsibility of the winner(s). Prizes are non-transferable, are not redeemable for cash, and must be accepted as awarded. PPAI reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, if the prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason. Prizes may not be exchanged or transferred except at the sole discretion of PPAI. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately tamper with the operation of the Drawings may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. If such an attempt is made, PPAI reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. 

Limitation of Liability: ALL PARTICIPANTS AND/OR ENTRANTS RELEASE PPAI AND ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, AND DIRECTORS FROM AND AGAINST ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS AND DAMAGES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH ENTRANT'S PARTICIPATION OR INABILITY TO PARTICIPATE, ENTRY IN THE DRAWINGS AND/OR ACCEPTANCE, RECEIPT, OWNERSHIP OR USE OF THE PRIZE OR PARTS THEREOF AWARDED IN THE DRAWINGS AS WELL AS CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, OR INVASION OF PRIVACY. BY ACCEPTING ANY PRIZE, THE WINNER AGREES THAT PPAI SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE IN CONNECTION WITH INJURIES, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, OR USAGE OF THE PRIZE(S) AWARDED. PPAI AND ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND ALL DRAWINGS SPONSORS ASSUME NO LIABILITY EITHER FOR CANCELLATION OF THE DRAWINGS OR FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING FOR FORCE MAJEURE OF ANY KIND OR THROUGH THE ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF ANY COMPANY OR PERSON PROVIDING ANY PRIZE. ALL SUCH LOSSES OR EXPENSES WILL BE BORNE BY THE DRAWIGNS WINNER. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL AN ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND EACH ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES, OTHER THAN ENTRANT’S ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES (I.E., COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS DRAWINGS), AND ENTRANT FURTHER WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR INCREASED.

Odds: The odds of winning are dependent on the total number of eligible entries received. There is no limit to the number of distributor attendees who may be eligible for the Drawings. However, PPAI estimates the odds of winning will be greater than 1 in 15,000 in the Drawings. Making a purchase of any kind will not improve chances of winning.

Law, Venue: Except where prohibited by law, the laws of the State of Texas (without regard to conflict of law principles) shall govern this Drawings, and any claims or actions in connection herewith shall be brought exclusively in Dallas County, Texas. If any part of these rules is deemed unenforceable under applicable law, such unenforceability shall not affect the other rules and the same shall remain effective and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Winners List: The name of the winners will be available on or about February 9, 2018 and may be obtained by calling PPAI Headquarters at 817-258-3000 or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to PPAI (Attention PPAI Show Management) "Expo 2017 Early Opening Distributor Drawing" Winners List, 3125 Skyway Circle North, Irving, TX 75038.

Prizes: Door Prizes, Grand Prize and approximate retail values are from the following exhibiting companies and PPAI of The PPAI Expo 2018. 

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