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Ticket terms and conditions

  1. These General Ticket Purchase terms and conditions apply to any type of ticket purchased and/or obtained for the British Marine Expo (the “Event”) generally, which includes tickets for:
    1. Meet the Buyer;
    2. Superyacht UK Technical Seminar; and
    3. Trade Connections Area.


  2. The organiser of the Event is British Marine Federation (company number 02592536, Marine House, Thorpe Lea Road, Egham, Surrey, TW20 8BF), its employees and staff (the “Organiser”).


  3. All tickets prices, discounts, offers and promotions are subject to availability and may be amended without notice. Tickets must be purchased via the Eventbrite website, except for British Marine Trade Awards Annual Dinner tickets, Superyacht UK Technical Seminar or Meet the Buyer which shall be available from the British Marine website. Prices for tickets will be available on the respective websites.
  4. Visitors will not be allowed admission to the relevant part(s) of the Event without a valid ticket.
  5. Presentation of a ticket for admission to any part of the Event constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions upon which the Organiser is prepared to grant entry.
  6. A ticket is valid for one admission only to the relevant part(s) of the Event between specified times on a given date, no re-admittance will be allowed outside of these dates and times (unless otherwise permitted by us).
  7. Any alteration may invalidate the ticket.
  8. Tickets containing mistakes cannot be rectified on presentation at the Event or relevant part thereof.
  9. The maximum amount of tickets which can be purchased in one transaction on the Eventbrite website is 10.
  10. Tickets numbers are limited and are on a first come, first served basis.
  11. Tickets to the British Marine Trades Awards Annual Dinner can only be purchased by current British Marine Trades members.
  12. Tickets will be provided in electronic format and sent via email to the email provided by the purchaser during purchase for print at home, except tickets for the British Marine Trade Awards Annual Dinner which shall be posted to the address provided during the purchase process.
  13. A ticket obtained in contravention of these terms and conditions, or which in the Organiser’s reasonable opinion is being used, or is intended to used, in contravention of these terms and conditions, shall be void. All rights conferred or evidenced by such a ticket shall be nullified.
  14. For public safety, both the Organiser and the venue operator reserve the right and ultimate discretion to refuse admission to or to eject visitors to the Event or any part thereof in reasonable circumstances (for example taking health and safety, environmental and security concerns into account), and may on occasion have to conduct security searches to ensure the safety of visitors. Visitors should note that they may be refused entry or ejected from the venue on account of being (or appearing to be) abusive, threatening, under the influence of drugs or alcohol, declining to be searched, carrying offensive weapons or illegal substances or for any other anti-social or immoral behaviour. Determination of such shall be at the discretion of the Organiser and/or venue operator.
  15. Each customer admitted to the Event enters the Event at their own risk.

    Promotional Tickets

  16. Tickets shall not be used for any promotion, advertising, fundraising, auction, raffle or other similar commercial or non-commercial purpose including, but not limited to, being awarded as a prize (or part of) without the prior written consent of the Organiser.

    Refunds, Exchange, Transfer or Resale

  17. All tickets remain the property of the Organiser.
  18. No refunds are available on tickets.
  19. Tickets cannot be exchanged, or transferred, nor may they be resold for commercial gain.
  20. Any replacement of lost, damaged or stolen tickets remains at the discretion of the Organiser.

    Right to Cancel, Defer, Rearrange or Amend

  21. The Organiser reserves the right to defer, rearrange, amend or cancel the Event in whole or in part at any time without obligation to refund or exchange tickets.
  22. If for any reason the Organiser cannot offer a visitor any aspect of the Event at the time or date booked, it will endeavour to offer such visitor a suitable alternative time and/or date during the Event, but it will not be obliged to do so.


  23. Possession of a ticket does not confer any rights (by implication or otherwise) on a visitor to use, alter, copy or otherwise deal with any of the symbols, trademarks, copyright, logos and/or intellectual property appearing on the ticket.
  24. Visitors may be filmed and/or recorded for broadcast, marketing, Event promotion or security purposes during the Event.
  25. Other than for private or domestic use, under no circumstances shall any visitor record, use or transmit over the internet, radio, television (or any other current or future form of media), any sound, image or recording of the Ageas Bowl (other than the venue rooms in which the Event or parts thereof are held).
  26. The distribution of leaflets or any other advertising material or the sale of articles anywhere within the Event premises is strictly forbidden without prior written permission from the Organiser; who reserves the right at its absolute discretion to confiscate such articles for infringement of this condition.
  27. Ambush marketing is strictly prohibited, and anyone caught carrying out such an activity will be evicted from the Event and potentially be subject to prosecution.
  28. Visitors must not breach or infringe the rights of any sponsors, suppliers, broadcasters, exhibitors or other parties commercially associated to the Event.
  29. Visitors must not bring any musical instruments or equipment into the Event venue without the prior written consent of the Organiser and the venue operator.
  30. Visitors must do nothing which may constitute a breach of the law, cause nuisance or annoyance to other persons in the venue and/or Event or to local residents. Endanger any licence for the sale of alcohol and/or for music or dancing.
  31. Visitors must comply at all times with any instructions issued by either the Organiser’s or venue operator’s personnel.
  32. Visitors must exit the Event and venue in a quiet and orderly fashion at the end of the Event.
  33. Alcohol is only served to those customers aged 18 years and over and shall only be consumed in the designated areas. Proof of age may be requested at the time of serving alcohol. No alcohol can be brought into the Event.
  34. Smoking must not take place in any location other than the designated Event venue smoking areas.
  35. Animals shall not be permitted at the Event, except for guide and assistance dogs.
  36. All damage to property, accidents and injuries incurred at the Event must be reported to the Organiser without delay.
  37. Visitors must familiarise themselves with the fire safety arrangements for the Event or part thereof.
  38. The Organiser reserves the right at all times to refuse or restrict the use of any facilities and to eject any person refusing to comply with these terms and conditions, or who the Organiser believes to behave inappropriately in any way, cause damage or annoyance to any other persons or property, or is acting in a manner which could damage the reputation of the Organiser, Event or venue operator.
  39. The Organiser reserves the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time.
  40. Visitors shall ensure that they and their organisations shall commit no acts or omissions, either before, during or after the Event, which may bring the Organiser, venue, or the venue operator into disrepute or may damage any of their reputations or is materially adverse to any of their interests.
  41. Each visitor (and its organisation if such visitor was attending on behalf of such organisation) shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Organiser against any losses, liabilities, damages, costs including but not limited to legal fees) and expenses incurred by, or awarded against, the Customer as a result of any breach of these terms and conditions by the visitor (and its organisation if such visitor was attending on behalf of such organisation.

    Limitation of Liability

  42. Except for any liability for:
    1. death or personal injury caused by our negligence; or
    2. fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
    3. any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by law;

    the Organiser will not be liable, whether in contract, tort (including but not limited to negligence or breach of statutory duty) for:

    1. any damage to property, accidents or injuries incurred at the Event or part thereof.
    2. financial or other responsibility for: 1) any loss or liability incurred by the public at the Show, which arises or may arise as a result of contracts entered into by visitors with any exhibitor or for any advice sought or obtained from any exhibitor; or 2) any loss or damage to personal property brought into the Show.
    3. any indirect, special or consequential losses, including, but not limited to: i) loss of profits; ii) loss of revenue; iii) loss of contracts; iv) loss of data; or v) loss of goodwill.

    The Organiser’s liability (whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise) is limited to the purchase price of the tickets that a visitor purchased, or £50 (whichever is the greater).

    Entire Agreement

  43. These terms and conditions contained in clauses 1 to 45 constitute the entire agreement between the Organiser and any visitor and neither party shall have any claim or remedy in respect of any statement, representation, warranty or undertaking, made by or on behalf of any other party in relation to these terms and conditions which is not already set out in these terms and conditions. This clause shall not limit or exclude the Organiser’s liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
  44. If any provision or part-provision of these terms and conditions is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision or part-provision shall be deemed deleted. Any modification to or deletion of a provision or part-provision under this clause shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of these terms and conditions.

    Governing Law & Jurisdiction

  45. These terms and conditions and the purchase of any ticket to any part of the Event and shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction to the English courts.