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REGISTRATION BOOKLET

2013 LEADING THE GLOBAL DIGITAL INDUSTRY SEPTEMBER 18 & 19, 2013 COLOGNE

VERANSTALTER | ORGANIZER

www.dmexco.com


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CONTENT FACTS & FIGURES ................................................................................................................................................................. 3 CONTACTS ............................................................................................................................................................................. 4 FORMS 1.10 Registration for main exhibitors ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 5 1.20 Registration for co-exhibitors ............................................................................................................................................................................................ 8

PARTY TICKETS ...................................................................................................................................................................... 9 EXHIBITION GROUNDS ..................................................................................................................................................... 10 SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION ....................................................................................................................11 GENERAL CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION .................................................................................................................16 TECHNICAL GUIDELINES ...................................................................................................................................................20

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FACTS & FIGURES 2012

50.000+ sqm Expo & Conference

578 Exhibitors

20% International Exhibitors

22.200 Trade Visitors

20% Overall increase compared to dmexco 2011

25%

International Trade Visitors

from 73 countries from 16 countries

>400

Decision Makers Executives Agency Directors

more than

Top Speaker from all over the World

75

Seminars + Workshops

10.000+ Conference Visitors

400+ international journalist

The dmexco team is looking forward to you!

Date

September 18 & 19, 2013

Opening Hours

Wednesday | September 18th, 2013 | 9:00 am to 6:30 pm Thursday | September 19th, 2013 | 9:00 am to 6:30 pm

Venue

Koelnmesse | 50679 Kรถln

Organizer

Koelnmesse GmbH | dmexco Team E info@dmexco.de T +49 221 821 31 98

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CONTACTS Should you have any queries of any kind, we will be glad to assist you – please contact us via one of the following channels: The dmexco project team Frank Schneider Director Marketing, Sales & Operations

Christian Muche Director Business Development, Strategy & International

T +49 221 821 31 98 F +49 221 821 28 90 info@dmexco.de

T +49 221 821 31 98 F +49 221 821 28 90 info@dmexco.de

Markus Oster Director Finance & Administration

Jörg Schmale Project Management

T +49 221 821 31 98 F +49 221 821 28 90 info@dmexco.de

T +49 221 821 23 76 F +49 221 821 28 90 j.schmale@koelnmesse.de

Jasmin Dannenberg Sales Manager

Dana Mentgen Project Assistant

T +49 221 821 29 35 F +49 221 821 28 90 j.dannenberg@koelnmesse.de

T +49 221 821 38 08 F +49 221 821 28 90 d.mentgen@koelnmesse.de

Martina Andratschke Modular Stands

Doris Zapf Arrival & Hotels

T +49 221 821 27 27 F +49 221 821 21 88 m.andratschke@koelnmesse.de

T +49 221 821 22 73 F +49 221 821 37 39 d.zapf@koelnmesse.de

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REGISTRATION FOR MAIN EXHIBITORS

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EXHIBITOR CATEGORIES 2NGCUGOCTMVJGOCKPECVGIQTKGUKPYJKEJ[QWTDWUKPGUUQRGTCVGU6YQGZJKDKVQTECVGIQTKGUCTGKPENWFGFKPVJGOCTMGVKPIRCEMCIG(WTVJGTGPVTKGUECP DGQTFGTGFHQTVJGRTKEGQH'WTQUGCEJRGTGZJKDKVQTECVGIQT[6JGUWDECVGIQT[YKNNDGNKUVGFWPFGTVJGTGURGEVKXGOCKPECVGIQT[KPVJG dmexco GUIDE and online in the exhibitor database. AD NETWORKS, VERTICAL NETWORKS, AD EXCHANGES AD SERVING, TRACKING AD TRADING AUDIO/VIDEO Production Content Marketing AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS/ MARKETING AFFILIATE MARKETING AGENCIES Media Planning Agencies Multimedia Agencies Full-Service Agencies Creative Agencies: Conception CONNECTED HOME, CONNECTED LIVING, LIFESTYLE ELECTRONICS CRM/DATABASE

DIGITAL CONTENT Media Companies Publishers Content Providers Bloggers Branded Content DIGITAL CREATIVITY (Creation)/ DIGITAL CONCEPTS E-BUSINESS/E-COMMERCE Service Providers Operators (Platforms/Shops) Payment Usability SEM SEO E-COUPONING HEALTHCARE MARKETING/ DIGITAL HEALTH IN-GAME ADVERTISING, ONLINE GAMING MULTI-CHANNEL MARKETING, DIALOGUE MARKETING, DIRECT MARKETING

Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 1 | 50679 Kรถln I www.koelnmesse.de

MOBILE Apps/Applications Location Based Services Mobile Commerce Mobile Payment Mobile Internet Mobile Advertising Mobile Business Solutions Augmented Reality ONLINE AUDIO/AUDIO DIGITAL Simulcast Online-only stations User generated radio Radio aggregators Personal radio Music-on-demand ONLINE AUDIO ADVERTISING Web, online, Internet radio Podcasts ONLINE MARKETING PERFORMANCE MARKETING SEA SEM SEO CRO

PERMISSION/E-MAIL/ NEWSLETTER MARKETING PORTALS SOCIAL Social media & marketing Social network & communities Social communication Wiki Weblog Social bookmarking/tagging Photo/video platforms Podcasts Social media monitoring SEARCH ENGINE MARKETING TARGETING TV, VIDEO, STREAMING, IPTV, WEBTV ADVERTISING/ PLATFORM HYBRID TV/SMART TV WEB DESIGN/USABILITY


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CONTACT PERSON FOR THE EVENT If correspondence should be sent to address other than the one of the Main Exhibitor please enter below:

Company name incl. legal form

Street

Postcode, town, country

Forename, surname

Position

Phone

Fax

E-mail

Language of Correspondence

German

English

INVOICE ADDRESS If invoice should be charged to address other than the one of the Main Exhibitor please enter below:

Company name incl. legal form

Street

Postcode, town, country

Forename, surname

Position

Phone

Fax

E-mail

Language of correspondence

German

English

Please note: The registered company will be obliged to settle the invoice if the recipient of the invoice fails to effect payment. The invoice address provided by you is binding; subsequent changes are subject to charges and an alteration fee of 100 Euros will be charged per change of invoice address.

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STAND ORDER PLACEMENT OWN STAND CONSTRUCTION Stand space for own stand construction | minimum size 20 m2 m² at the price of 255,- Euro/m² plus accessory charges* mentioned below Stand type requirement OneVKOGÓCt-rate regardless of the size of the stand Terrace stand – one side open: 0,- Euro

Corner stand – two sides open: 200,- Euro

Two-corner stand – three sides open: 400,- Euro (minimum size 50 m2 )

Island stand – four sides open: 800,- Euro (minimum size 200 m2)

Please note: In exceptional cases the organisers reserve the right to plan smaller stands as two-corner or block stands.

MODULAR CONCEPT Stand space with a modular concept | minimum size 16 m² 16 m2

20 m2

24 m2

for the price of 375,- Euro/m² plus accessory* charges mentioned below Further stand sizes are available upon request

Stand type requirement OneVKOGÓCt-rate regardless of the size of the stand. Terrace stand – one side open: 0,- Euro

Corner stand – two sides open: 200,- Euro (minimum size 20 m2)

EARLY-BIRD We will grant an early-bird discount of 5% on the net stand space rental price for bookings made by February 28th, 2013.

*MARKETING PACKAGE In addition to the reserved stand space, we chargGCĂ“Ct-rate of 100,- Euro/m2 for the Marketing Package. A detailed description of the Marketing Package may be found in the Special Conditions of Participation.

*ENERGY COSTS A proportional flat-rate of 7,50 Euro/m² will be charged for energy costs. This flat-rate covers all of the energy costs incurred at your stand.

*FURTHER COSTS All prices are exclusive of VAT. Aditionally, a 0,60 Euro/m2 AUMA fee and a down payment for the services provided at an event will be charged. Please check the Special Conditions of Participation for further information.

SIGNATURE By signing and returning the registration form 1.10 (3 pages), we acknowledge that the General and the Special Conditions of Participation of Koelnmesse GmbH as well as the Technical Guidelines are binding for our company. Please note: The information on this form will be stored automatically by Koelnmesse GmbH in accordance with the stipulations of the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (Federal Data Protection Law), and will be passed on to third parties within the framework of the contractual obligations.

Place, date

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Company name in block letters, stamp, legally binding signature


REGISTRATION FOR CO-EXHIBITORS

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Customer no. of main exhibitor ¡ Please use a separately completed registration form 1.20 for each co-exhibitor ¡ The registration is to be carried out according to point V of the General Conditions of Participation

FAX: +49 221 821 28 90 EXHIBITOR DETAILS

Please note: 6JGÒGNFUOCTMGF YKNNDGKPVGITCVGFKPVQVJGFOGxco exhibitor portal as the company’s contact data. Please fill out all boxes.

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EXHIBITOR CATEGORIES

2NGCUGOCTMVJGOCKPECVGIQTKGUKPYJKEJ[QWTDWUKPGUUQRGTCVGU6YQGZJKDKVQTECVGIQTKGUCTGKPENWFGFKPVJGOCTMGVKPIRCEMCIG(WTVJGTGPVTKGUECP DGQTFGTGFHQTVJGRTKEGQH'WTQUGCEJRGTGZJKDKVQTECVGIQT[6JGUWDECVGIQT[YKNNDGNKUVGFWPFGTVJGTGURGEVKXGOCKPECVGIQT[KPVJG dmexco GUIDE and online in the exhibitor database. AD NETWORKS, VERTICAL NETWORKS, AD EXCHANGES AD SERVING, TRACKING AD TRADING AUDIO/VIDEO Production Content Marketing AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS/ MARKETING AFFILIATE MARKETING AGENCIES Media Planning Agencies Multimedia Agencies Full-Service Agencies Creative Agencies: Conception CONNECTED HOME, CONNECTED LIVING, LIFESTYLE ELECTRONICS CRM/DATABASE

DIGITAL CONTENT Media Companies Publishers Content Providers Bloggers Branded Content DIGITAL CREATIVITY (Creation)/ DIGITAL CONCEPTS E-BUSINESS/E-COMMERCE Service Providers Operators (Platforms/Shops) Payment Usability SEM SEO E-COUPONING HEALTHCARE MARKETING/ DIGITAL HEALTH IN-GAME ADVERTISING, ONLINE GAMING MULTI-CHANNEL MARKETING, DIALOGUE MARKETING, DIRECT MARKETING

MOBILE Apps/Applications Location Based Services Mobile Commerce Mobile Payment Mobile Internet Mobile Advertising Mobile Business Solutions Augmented Reality ONLINE AUDIO/AUDIO DIGITAL Simulcast Online-only stations User generated radio Radio aggregators Personal radio Music-on-demand ONLINE AUDIO ADVERTISING Web, online, Internet radio Podcasts ONLINE MARKETING PERFORMANCE MARKETING SEA SEM SEO CRO

PERMISSION/E-MAIL/ NEWSLETTER MARKETING PORTALS SOCIAL Social media & marketing Social network & communities Social communication Wiki Weblog Social bookmarking/tagging Photo/video platforms Podcasts Social media monitoring SEARCH ENGINE MARKETING TARGETING TV, VIDEO, STREAMING, IPTV, WEBTV ADVERTISING/ PLATFORM HYBRID TV/SMART TV WEB DESIGN/USABILITY

The participation fee for each co-exhibitor is 750,- Euro plus VA6CPFYKNNDGKnvoiced to the main exhibitor. Please note: The information on this fQTOYKNNDGUVQred automatically by Koelnmesse GmbH in accorFCPEGYKVJVJGUVKRWNCVKQPUof the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (Federal Data Protection LaY ,CPFYKNNDGRCUUGFQPVQVJKrd parVKGUYKVJKPVJGHrameYork of the contractual obligations.

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DMEXCO PARTY-TICKETS

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Once again in 2013 you will have the opportunity to intensify your existing business contacts and establish new contacts during the official “dmexco Party“. Invite your customers and business partners, reserve a business lounge, a private table, or take up one of the diverse sponsoring options. We are currently occupied with the final planning phase of the evening event. All information regarding sponsoring, a private table, a private lounge, the venue, timing, how to get there, etc. will be posted on our website at http://www.dmexco.de/Party.html around the beginning December. Of course we will inform you directly as soon as the information has been posted. Please find attached a few impressions of the “dmexco Party 2012“ with the top live act: FRED KELLNER & DIE FAMOSEN SOUL SISTERS FEAT. ANKE ENGELKE.

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EXHIBTION GROUNDS

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CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION – SPECIAL SECTION 1

ORGANISER, EVENT, VENUE AND DATES, VISITOR ADMISSION 1.1 Title The dmexco – digital marketing exposition & conference is being organised by Koelnmesse GmbH, Messeplatz 1, 50679 Köln, Germany. The industry partner is the Federal Association of the Digital Industry (BVDW) e.V., Berliner Allee 57, 40212 Düsseldorf. The event will be held at the Cologne Exhibition Centre from Wednesday, September 18, 2013 to Thursday, September 19, 2013.

1.2 OPENING TIMES 1.2.1 Exhibitors Wednesday, September 18, 2013, from 8:00 am to 7:30 pm Thursday, September 19, 2013, from 8:00 am to 7:30 pm It is already possible to obtain a print out of the exhibitor passes on Friday, September 13, 2013 at the Entrance North. 1.2.2 Visitors Wednesday, September 18, 2013, from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm Thursday, September 19, 2013, from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm

1.3 STAND CONSTRUCTION AND DISMANTLING 1.3.1 Stand construction The halls are open 24 hours a day during the construction period. Start: Sunday, September 15, 2013 from 8 am onwards After obtaining prior permission preponed assembly is possible from 8.00 am onwards on Friday, September 13, 2013. Special permits are available from Jasmin Dannenberg at j.dannenberg@koelnmesse.de. Fees for preponed assembly per day and stand space: Friday, September 13: 990 Euro Saturday, September 14: 790 Euro Finish: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 7.00 am Work that causes a lot of dust should be completed by 6.00 pm on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. The aisles must be completely free by 6.00 pm on September 17, 2013. 1.3.2 Dismantling The halls are open 24 hours a day during the dismantling period. Start: Thursday, September 19, 2013 from 6.30 pm onwards Finish: Friday, September 20, 2013 at midnight After obtaining prior permission extended dismantling is possible until Saturday, September 21, midnight. Special permits are available for a fee of 790 Euro/stand space excl. VAT from Jasmin Dannenberg at j.dannenberg@koelnmesse.de. Koelnmesse reserves the right to charge additional fees, in case dismantling has not been finished in time. Dismantling of the exhibition stand and the goods presentation may not begin before the end of the event at 6.30 pm on September 19, 2013. Admission for dismantling personnel from: 6.30 pm. Trucks will be permitted to enter from: 7.30 pm.

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ELIGIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE 2.1 Exhibitors Strictly manufacturers and services providers who are entered in the trade register with products and services relating to the theme of the event will be granted permission to exhibit at the dmexco. These themes are listed on form 1.10 under the rubric ”Exhibitor Categories“. Koelnmesse also requires that proof of the nature of the manufacturer’s business or of the activities as the manufacturer’s sales company or importer be submitted in appropriate form on demand. Decisions on company admissions, eligible products and the location of exhibitor stands will be made by Koelnmesse. In the event of a rejection, you will receive a separate letter. All exhibited products and services must correspond to the focus of the event. See the exhibitor categories in form 1.10 (exhibitor registration) and 1.20 (co-exhibitor registration). The products must be new ex-works. Products and services that do not correspond to the list of products and used products may not be exhibited or offered. 2.2 Co-exhibitors The participation of co-exhibitors at dmexco is possible. A special application and an acceptance by the organiser are required for the use of the stand area by a co exhibitor (see Item V of the General Section of the Conditions of Participation). 2.3 Visitors The dmexco is a trade fair. The dmexco is only open to trade visitors.

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PARTICIPATION FEE AND OTHER COSTS We will grant an early-bird discount of 5% on the net stand space rental price for bookings made by February 28th, 2013. 3.1 Participation fee: The participation fee comprises of stand space rental price, Marketing Package, possible stand type flatrate and possible costs for a modular concept stand.

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3.1.1 Stand space rental price The stand space rental price includes the rent for the exhibition space for the entire duration of the event including the stipulated assembly and dismantling times, consultation and supervision by the organizers in the run-up to and during the event, the use of all technical equipment and service facilities in the exhibition halls as well as advice on all organization issues, advertising and PR work regarding your participation. Stand space for own stand construction: 255 Euro/m² Minimum size: 20 m² Early-bird price: 242.25 Euro/m² Please bear in mind that the stand space rental price for own stand constructions does not include any superstructures or floor surfacing and that there are no partition walls (back and side walls) to the neighboring stands Stand space with a modular concept stand: 375 Euro/m² Minimum size: 16 m² Early-bird price: 362.25 Euro/m² Should you have any enquiries or require further information, please contact Martina Andratschke by telephone on: +49 221 821 27 27 or by email at: m.andratschke@koelnmesse.de. 3.1.2 Marketing Package In addition to the booked stand space, we charge a flatrate of 100 Euro/m² for the services stated below. Participation in the visitor invitation management process: • Personalised invitation and overview of your customers’ responses to the expo (incl. Agency Lounge) & conference (Congress Hall, Debate Hall, Seminars, Speakers' Corner). • Free admission of your visitors to the expo and conference • Access to the online visitor database (contacts of the forwardable visitor data) Use of the exhibitor online tool per login: • Entry in the exhibitor catalogue (online) • Exhibitor catalogue online incl. posting news items for visitors and press • Activation for the show online matchmaking function • Free and personalised exhibitor passes for all staff • Free service passes • Online ordering of technical services such as power connections, suspension points, etc. Support in the form of the targeted communications measures of the dmexco • Entry in the dmexco GUIDE including a company description, URL, hall and stand number as well as two exhibitor categories in the category directory • Entry in the hall plan with the company’s name and stand number • Marketing/advertising: National and international positioning of the dmexco as the world’s leading industry event • Provision of free online advertising material for the company’s own visitor promotion • Provision of press contacts via the dmexco PR agency (on request!) • Addressing potential industry and marketing decision-makers • Event PR 3.1.3 Further exhibitor categories in the dmexco GUIDE and in the online exhibitor database Two exhibitor categories are included in the marketing package. Further entries can be ordered from the Koelnmesse for the price of 50 Euros each per exhibitor category. The sub-category will be listed under the respective main category in the dmexco GUIDE and online in the exhibitor database. 3.1.4 Stand type flat-rates Inline stand: 0 Euro Two corner stand: 400 Euro

Corner stand: 200 Euro Island stand: 800 Euro

3.2 OTHER COSTS 3.2.1 AUMA fee The Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (Ausstellungs- und Messeausschuss der Deutschen Wirtschaft e. V. — AUMA) charges you a fee of 0.60 Euro/m2 of exhibition space for representing your interests. Koelnmesse will calculate and collect the fees in the name of, and on the account of, AUMA. More detailed information is available at www.auma-messen.de. 3.2.2 Energy costs Exhibitors will be charged a proportional flat-rate energy fee of 7.50 Euro/m² of occupied stand area. 3.2.3 Down payment for services Koelnmesse is entitled to collect an adequate down payment for the services provided at an event — e.g., electricity and water supplies, media services etc. The amount of the down payment for services is based on the services invoiced at the previous event. For exhibitors that did not take part in the previous event, the down payment amounts to 425 Euro. Following the event, a separate invoice will be drawn up for the services provided; the down payment will be credited to this amount. Invoice amounts are payable immediately upon receipt. If the down payment exceeds the amount charged for services provided, the excess amount will be paid back to the exhibitor. Exhibitors are not entitled to have interest paid on their down payment. Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 1 | 50679 Köln I www.koelnmesse.de


Special Conditions of Participation 3.2.4 Co-exhibitor fee Insofar as the inclusion of other companies is permitted at your stand (see Item V of the General Section of the Conditions of Participation/Item 2.2 of these conditions), a co-exhibitor fee of 750 Euro per company will be charged. Each co-exhibitor has to be registered using form 1.20. The co-exhibitor is also granted access to the exhibitor online tool and is thus also given the opportunity to take advantage of all of the functions of the marketing package. The co-exhibitor fee remains payable should the co-exhibitor not participate in the event.

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3.2.5 Changing the invoice address The invoice address provided by you on form 1.10 is binding; subsequent changes are subject to charges and an alteration fee of 100 Euros will be charged per change of invoice address. 3.2.6 VAT All prices given are net prices. The statutory VAT will be charged separately where applicable. 3.2.7 VAT identification number As a rule, Koelnmesse provides exhibitors (proprietors) with a uniform service – a so-called event service – in accordance with Art. 3a.4., Par. (2) of the German ordinance on the application of the VAT (UStAE). The place of performance for such services is the recipient’s headquarters. Koelnmesse will therefore invoice foreign exhibitors (proprietors) according to the reverse charge accounting mechanism without charging any German VAT. Exhibitors from the European Union need to enter their valid VAT identification number in the registration form in order to be considered entrepreneurs. Exhibitors must immediately notify Koelnmesse of any changes to their VAT identification numbers. 3.2.8 Reimbursement of VAT If, in exceptional cases, services are not provided as uniform offerings in the sense described above and statutory VAT is charged, foreign exhibitors (proprietors) may receive a refund of the invoiced VAT provided they fulfil the legal requirements. Further details are available on the Internet at: www.bzst.bund.de.

3.3 COSTS IN THE EVENT OF NON-PARTICIPATION 3.3.1 Prior to receipt of acceptance / stand area confirmation If you withdraw your application to participate before you receive the acceptance/stand area confirmation, you will have to pay a fee of 1,500 Euro. 3.3.2 After receipt of acceptance/stand area confirmation Principally, it is not possible to withdraw from the contract after receiving the registration/stand space confirmation. The organiser can by way of exception agree to release the contract partner from the obligations of the contract if the stand space that is to become available can be otherwise resold. In the event of your non-participation after the permit/stand space confirmation, provided that the space is rented out otherwise, a flatrate reimbursement of the incurred costs to the value of 25 % of the participation fee is payable, however at least equal to the amount of the abovementioned fee (Item 3.3.1). If the space cannot be rented out otherwise, the full price of the participation fee is payable. The regulations contained in Item II of the General Section of the Conditions of Participation apply. 3.3.3 Stand construction by Koelnmesse If you have also ordered modular concept stand from Koelnmesse, you may cancel the modular concept stand order only if you do so no later than six weeks before the stand construction period officially begins. The date on which Koelnmesse receives the exhibitor’s declaration is the criterion for determining if the deadline has been met. For cancellations received after the deadline, Koelnmesse is entitled to charge a flat-rate fee for the costs incurred. These costs amount to 36 Euro/m² in the event of a cancellation within 4–6 weeks prior to the start of construction, 60 Euro/m² in the event of a cancellation within 2–4 weeks prior to the start of construction, and 120 Euro/m² in the event of a cancellation at a later time or during the construction of the stand. The agreed fee has to be paid in full for individually crafted or purchased components and graphics.

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STAND SIZES AND CONSTRUCTION 4.1 Stand size The minimum stand size for modular concept stands is 16 m² and the minimum size for own stand constructions is 20 m². Please note that hall pillars and other fixed construction elements may be present in the rented stand area. Minor deviations from the requested stand size do not entitle an objection to be made under Item II of the General Section of the Conditions of Participation. Koelnmesse will erect partition walls only if this is necessary for safety reasons due to the installation of water pipes or electrical systems. 4.2 Responsibility The construction, design and operation of the stand must adhere to all regulations that are valid in Germany (including the regulations of the Sonderbauverordnung, the Arbeitsschutzgesetz (industrial safety law), the industrial safety regulations, the DIN and EN standards, the VDE regulations, and the accident prevention regulations of the professional associations in the currently valid versions). All these provisions apply to both the company’s own as well as to independent stand designers, decorators, and signwriters and to all persons, in as far as they perform activities as commissioned by the exhibitor or on the exhibitor’s behalf in connection with the construction, dismantling, design and operation of the stand. The exhibitor is responsible for ensuring that all regulations are complied with. The exhibitor must supervise construction personnel and other persons working on their behalf to ensure that they adhere to the regulations. The stipulations of the General Section of the Conditions of Participation and the Technical Guidelines are not affected.

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Special Conditions of Participation 4.3 Maximum stand height The maximum permissible stand height is set at 3 m, insofar as this is permitted by the hall ceiling and any fixed structures that may be present. As long as the technical guidelines are observed when designing and erecting stands, there is no need to submit for approval drawings for stands that do not exceed the permitted height. All stand elements and constructions over 3 m in height up to a maximum height of 7 m require approval. The maximum construction height includes all construction elements, advertising media, lighting-, truss systems etc. All other stands and designs must be approved, particularly if the stand features special structures or meeting areas, or static calculations are required. Plans must be submitted in duplicate for approval by Koelnmesse in good time before the work is carried out, and at least 6 weeks before the event commences. These documents, which can be scrutinized, consist of ground plans, views and design cross sections with all measurements.

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4.4 Notice of approval Stand construction may not commence until the exhibitor has received a copy bearing Koelnmesse’s notice of approval. This notice of approval does not release the exhibitor from the observance of the relevant provisions. It only states that Koelnmesse has no objections in the context of stand design/arrangement. In addition if the construction height of 3 m is exceeded, a proximity zone of 3 m is to be observed or the written consent of the direct adjoining neighboring stands has to be obtained. All design elements, including suspended advertising banners, etc., require prior permission. Two-storey constructions are not permitted. If requested to do so by Koelnmesse, the exhibitor is obliged to submit any additionally required information relating to the stand immediately. There is no obligation on the part of Koelnmesse to ensure the observance of other provisions. Nevertheless, if an infringement of the relevant provisions is found to have been committed, Koelnmesse can, for this reason, also refuse to issue the notice of approval. You have been informed of the fact that in exceptional cases — at your request and on your account — the stand construction documents must be submitted to the responsible authorities for scrutiny. Irrespective of official approvals of the stand, any objections made by Koelnmesse concerning the stand must be responded to immediately. In case of imminent danger, Koelnmesse is entitled to determine at its absolute discretion the measures necessary and have them implemented at the exhibitor’s expense. 4.5 Form of stand Koelnmesse will strive to provide you with the stand type of your choice. Whereby the following terms apply: one side open Terrace stand: Corner stand: two sides open Two-corner stand: three sides open Island stand: four sides open. Deviations from the requested stand shape do not entitle an objection to be made under Item II of the General Section of the Conditions of Participation. 4.6 Construction and design of the stands In line with the understanding of the branch, the priority lies on the ability to communicate and transparency. Please also take this into account when planning your stand. Hence, the Koelnmesse will not approve stand constructions that do not comply with the concept of an open design construction. Against this background, a max. of only 30% of the open stand perimeters are allowed to be covered with closed wall elements. Any closed wall elements that exceed the permitted limit have to positioned at least 2 m away from the aisle boundaries. The stand must be constructed to comply with the form of the stand confirmed. The exhibitor has to obtain information on the load capacity of the hall floor and the hall headroom. Only the on-site measurements apply to stand space. Banners and company signs are not permitted to encroach into the aisles. Stand construction will not be carried out unless this service has been ordered and confirmed. The exhibitor must make sure that the dividing walls of the stand are erected at the stand borders and that they are at least 2.5 m high. In necessary the exhibitor can fall back on the offer of the modular concept stand, which entails the complete construction of a stand for a fixed fee. Booth walls will only be erected by the Koelnmesse, if they are necessary for the safety aspects of laying the water or electrical installations.

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PERMIT (STAND SPACE CONFIRMATION) You will receive the permit together with a dimensional stand sketch on a scale of 1:200. Please pay particular attention to the number of pillars in your stand and fire extinguishing device, as this is already noted in the stand space confirmation.

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SERVICES Once the permit/stand space confirmation has occurred, you will receive the access data for Koelnmesse Service Portal from Koelnmesse. Here, you will be able to directly order the different services rendered online such as electricity, water, suspension points, etc. Should you have any further queries, please don’t hesitate to contact the KSP team on +49-221-821-3666.

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EXHIBITOR AND SERVICE PASSES 7.1 Exhibitor passes As part of the marketing package the exhibitors will be supplied with the required number of personalised exhibitor passes free of charge. These are valid for the assembly and dismantling periods as well as for the duration of the event. Please register all of employees who are going to be present via the exhibitor portal at www.dmexco.com. You will be sent the access data for the exhibitor portal after receiving confirmation of your exhibition stand booking, as soon as the exhibitor portal is up and running. After logging in please click on the exhibitor accreditation link. All accredited employees will be sent an email with a link to an e-ticket, which can be exchanged for the ultimate accreditation document on-site. The ticket automats at the North Entrance are at your disposal for this purpose from Friday, September 13, 2013 onwards. Please use the assembly period to pick up your accreditation to avoid queuing times.

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7.2 Service passes It is possible to order non-personalised passes for service staff, stand designers, etc. The service passes are valid for the assembly and dismantling periods as well as for the duration of the event and if they have been ordered in advance they can be collected at Gate A once the assembly period has commenced. Please send an e-mail to Dana Mentgen stating the desired number of service passes: d.mentgen@koelnmesse.de.

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY RIGHTS Koelnmesse does not want any exhibitors who in the process of producing, disseminating, selling, owning or advertising their products violate laws regarding the protection of intellectual property or commercial property rights in the broadest sense. If a final court decision has determined res judicata that an exhibitor in connection with one of Koelnmesse’s events has violated laws of the kind mentioned in paragraph 1, Koelnmesse is entitled to bar that exhibitor from the next event of this kind after the res judicata court decision if there is sufficient suspicion that the exhibitor will again and repeatedly violate laws for the protection of intellectual property or commercial property rights.

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ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES / NON-PERMISSIBLE ADVERTISING Only the advertising opportunities offered in the advertising booklet are permissible outside of the rented stand space. So-called “walking acts” and promotion teams outside of your stand, body-painting, performers, scantily dressed hostesses as well as advertising of an ideological and political nature are prohibited. The Federal Association of the Digital Industry e.V., the industry partner of the organisers, is exclusively reserved the right to organise tours of the dmexco (Guided Tours). The exhibitor bears responsibility for the legality of competitions, raffles etc. For each such violation the Koelnmesse is entitled to impose a penalty for breach of contract of up to 2,500 Euros depending on the severity of the violation and/or to exclude the exhibitor from subsequent events.

10 WLAN OPERATION The use of one’s own WLAN at the stand has to be announced in advance to the Koelnmesse and approved by them. Operating a WLAN without registering it previously with the Koelnmesse or any unauthorised changes or disregarding the WLAN installation parameters predefined by the Koelnmesse can be punished with a penalty for breach of contract of up to 2,500 Euros. In the event of a repeated violation the Koelnmesse is entitled to forbid the exhibitor from operating a WLAN at his stand and/or to exclude the exhibitor from the event. The Koelnmesse cannot guarantee the trouble-free operation of the WLAN system in the 2,4 GHz range due to the multitude of own exhibitor networks. We recommend the usage of WLAN access points in the 5 GHz range. Should the 2,4 GHz band be used, the Koelnmesse cannot be made liable for damages resulting from a disruption in the operation.

11 STAND PARTIES The Koelnmesse has to be informed in advance about stand parties. The event is not allowed to begin before the show officially ends (6.30 pm) and has to finish and the stand has to be vacated by 8.30 pm at the latest. Musical performances are not allowed before 6.30 pm and the noise level must not exceed 70 dB(A). A violation can be punished with a penalty for breach of contract of up to 2,500 Euros. Moreover, the Koelnmesse reserves itself the right to exclude the exhibitor from the next event in the case of a repeated violation.

12 VIOLATIONS OF THE CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION In the event of severe violations of the Conditions of Participation, Koelnmesse may immediately close your stand and clear it without resorting to legal assistance. Claims of all kinds — especially claims for damages — are excluded in this case.

13 REQUIREMENT FOR A WRITTEN DOCUMENT All explanations must be specified in writing.

14 SEVERABILITY CLAUSE Should individual or several provisions of these conditions be or become invalid in whole or in part, the validity of the remaining provisions and of the contract shall not be affected. The parties will conduct negotiations in good faith to replace the invalid provisions with valid provisions that come as close as possible to fulfilling the business purpose of the invalid provisions. Should the invalidity of a provision have arisen from a specific figure given therein with regard to performance or time (deadline or date), the nearest legally permissible figure shall replace the invalid one in the provision.

15 GENERAL SECTION OF THE CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION, TECHNICAL GUIDELINES The stipulations of the General Section of the Conditions of Participation and the Technical Guidelines are not affected.

Status: October 2012

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GENERAL SECTION OF THE CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION I

APPLICATION 1. To indicate your intention to take part in the event, you must return to us a completely filled in form with your legally binding signature (Registration). 2. By signing and returning the form, you acknowledge that the General and the Special Sections of the Conditions of Participation and the Technical Guidelines are binding for your company as part of the contract. You can download the Technical Guidelines from the event's website or from www.koelnmesseservice-portal.de. You also always have the option of requesting the Technical Guidelines in printed form or on CD-ROM. Within the framework of the fulfilment of contractual duties, the event organizer will process and use the information provided in this form via an automated procedure that takes the regulations stipulated under the Federal Data Protection Law of the Federal Republic of Germany into account. 3. The registration shall be regarded as legally binding on your part, irrespective of admission; no conditions or reservations may be appended to the aforesaid registration. Requests for stands at specific locations, in particular, do not represent conditions for participation.

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ACCEPTANCE/TRANSFER OF STAND SPACE 1. The organizer shall accept your application in accordance with the conditions which apply to all participants (acceptance/stand area confirmation). There is no legal claim to acceptance. If the number of registration forms complying with the requirement profile and received by the organizer prior to the expiration of the registration period exceeds the number of available exhibition spaces, the organizer shall have the right to make a discretionary decision regarding the admission of registrants to the exhibition. Your company may be disqualified from admission to the exhibition if you failed to fulfil your financial obligations to the organizer at any time, or if you failed to fulfil such financial obligations within the prescribed period of time. 2. The contract comes into effect at the latest upon receipt of the admission (by post, fax or other electronic means of transmission), which is valid without a signature. Should the content of the confirmation of acceptance differ substantially from that of your application, then the contract shall be concluded under the terms of acceptance if you do not lodge a written objection within 2 weeks of receipt of confirmation of acceptance. The same shall apply, if it is necessary to postpone the event or to transfer the event to another location, and the change is deemed to be reasonable with respect to yourself; in this case, the corresponding notification of change from the organizer shall supersede the admission.The acceptance only applies to the respective event, the company applying and referred to in the acceptance letter, and its registered products and services. Products and services which do not conform to the list of commodities may not be exhibited or offered at the trade fair. 3. The organizer allocates stand space on the basis of which exhibition theme at the event your registered products belong to.There is no right to claim the allocation of stand space in a certain form, in a certain size, in a certain hall or in a certain hall area. Deviations from the requested form or placement of the stand do not provide grounds for an objection to be made under Item II, Paragraph 2 of these Conditions of Participation. 4. In special cases for important reasons, the organizer is entitled to subsequently allocate you stand space other than

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stated in the confirmation of acceptance, to change the size and dimensions of your stand space, to relocate or close entrances or exits and to undertake structural changes in the exhibition halls without claims arising on your part. In the event of are duction in stand space size, you will be credited with the difference arising from the correspondingly lower participation fee. You will be notified without undue delay if the stand space becomes unavailable due to reasons which are beyond the organizer's control. In this case, you will be entitled to a reimbursement of the participation fee. Any further claims for damages, which will exceed the aforementioned reimbursement, shall be excluded in these cases. 5. Any complaints on your part must be submitted in writing immediately or at the latest while the event is in progress; complaints submitted at a later date cannot be considered. 6. The organizer is entitled to revoke the acceptance if it was granted on the basis of incorrect statements or if the company fails to meet the conditions of participation after the acceptance was granted.The organizer shall have the right to rescind the contract, if there is a substantial reason or good cause. Such substantial reason exists, in particular, if an application for opening insolvency proceedings against your assets has been made, such an application has been dismissed due to lack of funds, or insolvency proceedings have commenced. You must inform the organizer of this immediately. 7. Prior to receipt of acceptance/stand area confirmation, revocation of registration shall only be possible if permitted by the Special Section of the Conditions of Participation. In this event, a fee specified in the Special Section of the Conditions of Participation shall be paid. 8. Following receipt of acceptance/stand area confirmation, in general, revocation is no longer possible. The organizer can agree to the request for release from the contract in exceptional cases if the stand space no longer required can be rented to another exhibitor. In this instance, the organizer is entitled to demand general reimbursement of the costs incurred corresponding to 25 % of the participation fee without providing proof, unless otherwise specified in the Special Section of the Conditionsof Participation. If the Special Section of the Conditions of Participation stipulate that you must purchase a Visitor Promotion Package, the specified price has to be paid in the event that you withdraw from the contract and admission ticketvouchers have been provided. Liability for catalogue costs, stand construction costs and other costs, whichin particular, have been incurred as a result of a claim by a third party or of services rendered, is not affected. You shall have the right to provide proof that a damage or loss has not been incurred or that the extent of the damage or loss incurred is considerablyless. Occupation of a space which becomes available in the form of an exchange of stand areas by a participant already approved and allotted a space for the event does not represent an alternate stand area rental. The co-exhibitor fee must be paid in full in the event a company that has been accepted as a co-exhibitor does not participate. 9. The following cases will fall solely within your scope of risk as exhibitor: a) if the products which you have stipulated for the presentation cannot be introduced at the venue of the event due to the legal requirements prevailing there or due to other reasons, or b) if such products do not arrive in due time, do not arrive undamaged or do not arrive at the venue of the event at all – e.g. as a result of any loss, delay in transport or customs, etc. – or c) if your journey, the journey of your employees or your stand or installation personnel should be delayed or should become impossible –e.g. because a visa is not granted. You will remain under obligation to pay all the charges agreed upon.


General Conditions of Participation 10. Event-related regulations are detailed in the Special Section of the Conditions of Participation.

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CONSTRUCTION, ARRANGEMENT AND OPERATION OF STANDS 1. The construction and arrangement of stands must conform to statutory regulations and be in accordance with the regulations of the Special Sectionof the Conditions of Participation applicable to the event as well as the Technical Guidelines. As an exhibitor, you are obliged to define your assembly measures in advance with the organizer. A stand design which does not conform to the construction regulations of the venue and/or the Technical Guidelines of the organizer or rental company of the venue can be removedor changed by the organizer at your expense. Any additional technical services that may be required, particularly the installation of electricity, water and safety devices, the recruitment of local auxiliary personnel, etc., can be ordered via the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal (KSP) by means of special order forms against a separate charge. Orders placed by third parties (in particular by stand construction companies) in connection with the construction and design of stand areas are considered to have been commissioned by the exhibitor and at the exhibitor’s expense. 2. For the duration of the event the stands must be staffed by personnel and display the products specified in the application and confirmation of acceptance. Vacating the stand prior to the end of the event represents aserious breach of these Conditions of Participation and shall entitle the organizer to assert damage claims and exclude your company from future participation in Koelnmesse Group events. 3. You will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all the statutory provisions of the Federal Republic of Germany. If this is not the case, then the organizer shall have the right to demand the removal of exhibited articlesor the non-performance of an activity. Should you fail to comply with this demand immediately, the organizer is entitled to have the products inquestion removed at your expense and risk and to close your stand, without it being possible for you to claim against the organizer. 4. Products and services may only be presented in the stand area listed in the acceptance/stand confirmation. You may not distribute products, flyers and other advertising materials in other areas of the exhibition centre without first receiving the organizer’s written permission. 5. The legal stipulations of the Federal Republic of Germany must becomplied with during the presentation and sale of products and services. Products that are not approved for sale worldwide must bear a corresponding country-specific label. 6. The organizer is entitled to demand that you remove products from your stand that do not correspond to the List of Goods, the presentation of which does not conform with the legal stipulations of the Federal Republic of Germany, or, which through their odour, noises, other emissionsor appearance, could constitute a considerable disruption to the operation of the event or put the safety of exhibitors and visitors at risk

IV PARTICIPATION FEE AND OTHER COSTS/TERMS OF PAYMENT/SCOPE OF THE STANDARDISED EVENT SERVICES 1. The participation fee for the standardised event services covers the rental of the stand area for the entire duration of the event and the construction and dismantling periods stipulated in the Special Section of the Conditions of Participation, a specific number of exhibitor and work passes, the use of technical and Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 1 | 50679 Köln I www.koelnmesse.de

service facilities at the exhibition centre, general hall security, cleaning of the generally accessible hall areas, general hall lighting and advice on organization, advertising and public relations work for your participation. In addition, the participation fee includes services provided by the organizer as part of the general visitor marketing activities. At the organizer’s discretion, these activities especially include a selection of the following services: placing of advertisements, provision of advertising materials for the exhibitors’ own communications measures, direct marketing measures (e.g. publication and dispatch of newsletters and other information to potential visitors by mail, fax, or other means of electronic transmission), provision of an online ticket shop and event-related Internet domains. The standardised event services also include the provision and supply of energy covered by the flat-rate energy fee; in this respect, please note the corresponding regulations of the Special Section of the Conditions of Participation. The event services also encompass the inclusion in the list of exhibitors. This is obligatory for each exhibitor, co-exhibitor, group participant and additionally represented company. Please note the corresponding regulations of the Special Section of the Conditions of Participation. The organizer has the right to request additional payment for certain listed services. 2. The participation fee does not include the provision of stand partition walls or other special construction elements. 3. The amount of the participation fee and other costs will be calculated on the basis of the dimensions of the allocated stand space and according to the rates specified in the Special Section of the Conditions of Participation. The size of the allocated floor area is calculated without taking projections, pillars, installation connections and other fixed objects into account. Any projecting or overhanging parts, pillars, installation connections and other permanent internal fittings in the stand space do not entitle you to any reduction in the participation fee or other costs. 4. For two-storey exhibition stands, the actual allotted area in the upper storey following the technical inspection is calculated at 50 per cent of the price per m² of floor area. 5. After your admission, you will receive an invoice for the participation fee and the other costs; the invoiced amount is due immediately upon receipt of the invoice. This also applies to the costs that must be paid in cases in which you withdraw your registration in accordance with Item II, Paragraph 7 or are released from the contractual relationship in accordance with Item II, Paragraph 8 of these Conditions of Participation. 6. All prices are net fixed rates plus any accruing value-added tax as well as any comparable taxes which may be imposed at the venue of the event. Please note the regulations for VAT refunds listed in the Special Section of the Conditions of Participation. 7. The organizer shall have the right to increase the rates by the amount of the corresponding cost increment in the event of any increase in its own prime cost, particularly as a result of higher production, purchasing and labour costs as well as higher fees, taxes and other fiscal charges imposed at the venue of the event. The payment of all liabilities within the prescribed period shall be a pre requisite for the occupation of the stand space. 8. Failure to execute payment on time will result in interest being charged of 8 % above the base rate according to Art. 247 of the German Civil Code. If the damage incurred by the organizer is greater, he shall be entitled to lodge a claim for these damages. The compensation shall become invalid or be reduced, if you can provide evidence that the organizer has incurred little or no damage as a result of the payment default. Should settlement of the invoice not be effected by the deadline or in full, the organizer is, in addition, entitled to dissolve the contract with you and to otherwise dispose of the stand area reserved for your company.


General Conditions of Participation 18 9. Resulting from the organizer's claim in regard to stand space rental, your exhibits are subject to a contractual lien in the organizer's favour. 10. Any services that have been provided by the organizer will be invoiced in euros. You are obliged to pay the amount shown on the invoice in the currency shown on the invoice ("billing currency"). If the organizer should be prepared, as a courtesy, to accept settlement of the invoice in a currency other then the billing currency in individual cases, without being under any obligation to do so, such payment must be based with regard to the conversion on the official buying rate of the billing currency on the date the payment is received. Any exchange rate losses in relation to the billing currency after the invoice becomes due for payment are, therefore, at your expense. 11. Any complaints relating to the invoice are to be submitted in writing, immediately, at the latest 2 weeks after receipt; complaints made at a later date cannot be considered. 12. The organizer shall also be entitled to the payment of the full amounts, if you fail to fulfil any of your obligations arising from the contractual relationship. This does not affect claims to damages. In the event of the contract not being fulfilled at all by the organizer, or being fulfilled only in part, you have claims to a proportional reimbursement of any payments you have already made. Claims above and beyond this are ruled out in accordance with the regulations in Items VII and VIII of these Conditions of Participation. The regulations in Item XI of these Conditions of Participation shall remain unaffected. 13. In the event of counter claims being made against those claims arising from the contract, you can only set off or assert your right of retention in as far as your claims have been found to be uncontested or legally valid. 14. In the event that an invoice is sent to a third party at the request of the exhibitor, this does not constitute any waiver of the right to claim the account receivable from the exhibitor. The latter remains obliged to pay until such time as the account receivable has been settled in full.

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CO-EXHIBITORS, ADDITIONALLY REPRESENTED COMPANIES, GROUP PARTICIPATIONS 1. In principle, stand spaces shall be hired out only as a whole unit and only to one contracting party. As an exhibitor, you are not permitted to relocate, exchange, share, or in any other way make the stand space allocated to you completely or partially accessible to third parties, without the prior consent of the organizer. 2. A stand area may only be used by several companies at once, if the stipulations of the Special Section of the Conditions of Participation allow the participation of co-exhibitors and/or additionally represented companies. 3. Use of the stand area by another company with its own products and own staff (co-exhibitor) requires a special application for permission and approval by the organizer. This also applies to companies who have their own products at the stand but none of their own staff (additionally represented companies). Companies which are members of a group as well as subsidiaries are considered to be co-exhibitors. The organizer reserves the right to demand a special participation fee and other costs for approving co-exhibitors for participation. Such charges and costs will be invoiced to you as the exhibitor. If co-exhibitors and additionally represented companies are to be accepted, the preconditions laid out in Item II of these Conditions of Participation apply; these companies are subject to the General and Special Sections of the Conditions of Participation and the Technical Guidelines.

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Should you accommodate a co-exhibitor or a company which is additionally represented, without the express permission of the organizer, this shall be grounds for dissolving the contract with you without notice and to have the stand space vacated at your risk and expense. No claims of any kind can be made against the organizer in this case, especially no claims for damages. Even after confirmation of acceptance has been received, the contract exists exclusively between the organizer and the exhibitor, who is liable for the negligence on the part of his co-exhibitors/additionally represented companies as well as for his own negligence. 4. If several companies wish to participate at the event together on one stand – a group participation – then the existing General and Special Sections of the Conditions of Participation and the Technical Guidelines are binding for each individual company. The registration is accomplished by the group organizer, who is responsible for the group participants’ adherence to the Conditions of Participation. Subsequent to acceptance and stand area confirmation, a contractual relationship exists exclusively between the group organizer and the event organizer. Exceptions exist in the case of individual orders for services by the group participants before or during an event. 5. If a stand area is jointly assigned to two or more companies, they are jointly and severally liable to the organizer.

VI DOMICILIARY RIGHTS 1. The organizer exercises domiciliary rights throughout the exhibition grounds. 2. He is entitled to have exhibits removed from a stand if their display contravenes statute law, offends good morals or is not in keeping with the event programme. Promotion of political and ideological ends is prohibited. In the event of serious offences against the Conditions of Participation, the Technical Guidelines or legal regulations, the organizer is entitled to close your stand or have it vacated. 3. The house regulations for the Cologne exhibition centre apply in their currently valid version.

VII WARRANTY The warranty period for deliveries of new articles is 1 year. For used articles, all liability based on warranty is excluded. No warranty claims are available if the damage is due to normal wear and tear, force majeure, faulty or negligent handling, excessive loads or failure to comply with statutory provisions or operating instructions.

VIII LIABILITY/INSURANCE 1. The organizer does not assume any obligation to exercise proper care of exhibits, stand fittings and objects which are the property of the stand personnel. 2. Any liability for property damages and pecuniary damages shall be excluded, if it is possible to underwrite the risks. This does not affect liability on the basis of wilful or grossly negligent misconduct. This exclusion of liability is not restricted by the security measures of the organizer. Within the scope of liability, the statutory burden of evidence regulations shall continue to apply; they will not be affected by this clause. 3. As a result of the framework agreement concluded by the organizer, the organizer recommends that you take out exhibition insurance. In addition to this, you can also order special security measures for your stand.


General Conditions of Participation 19 4. As an exhibitor, you will be liable to the organizer for any damage inflicted on the organizer, provided that such damage is attributable to your culpable action or the culpable action of your personnel, your employees or any third party which you have appointed or any other third parties, whose services you are using for the purpose of fulfilling your obligations. It is necessary to observe strict compliance with the Technical Guidelines which will be handed over to you by the organizer, as well as with the information from the organizer's circular letters pertaining to questions on the preparation and implementation of the event. 5. Application of Art. 831 Par. 1 Sentence 2 of the German Civil Code is excluded. 6. In accordance with statutory obligations, the organizer shall be liable for damages caused intentionally or by gross negligence in the event of any damage claims resulting from fatal injuries, bodily or health injuries. Other contractual and/or legal damage claims of any type, including damage claims for consequential damages, shall be excluded, unless the damage was caused by the intentional or grossly negligent action of the organizer. The foregoing limitations of liability shall apply, to the full extent, to the executive organs, employees, legal representatives, persons employed in performing an obligation and vicarious agents, whose services are used by the organizer for the performance of the contract. Furthermore, the organizer shall be liable for every culpable infringement of an essential contractual obligation. Essential contractual obligations shall pertain only to those contractual obligations which must be complied with during the execution of the contract. This applies to all claims which could arise in connection with this contract. However, damage claims shall be restricted to the payment of typical, foreseeable damages. If the organizer is compelled to temporarily vacate or permanently close the exhibition area or parts thereof, to postpone the event, shorten or extend it due to force majeure, or for other reasons beyond its control, then you are not entitled to any rights, in particular, to claims for damages against the organizer. The responsibility of the event organizer is limited to fault in all cases without prejudice to any limitations of liability under these Conditions of Participation. In the event of contracts that provide for the procurement of certain items, then, unless otherwise expressly agreed in individual cases, the organizer does not assume the risk of procurement.

IX PERIOD OF LIMITATION 1. Your claims against the organizer – of whatever type – must be submitted to the organizer in writing immediately or, in any event during the course of the event. The date on which the organizer receives the claim will be the sole criterion for determining if it has been received by the deadline. Claims which are received at a later date cannot be considered. This does not affect the regulations under Item VIII, Paragraph 2 of these Conditions of Participation. 2. Any of your claims, which may be asserted against the organizer and which may arise from the contractual relationship, as well as all other claims relating thereto, shall become statutebarred after 6 months, unless the liability of the organizer results from an intentional action. The limitation period shall commence at the end of the month, in which the closing date of the event falls.

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PLACE OF FULFILMENT/PLACE OF JURISDICTION/APPLICABLE LAW 1. The place of fulfilment shall be the principal place of business of the organizer. The place of jurisdiction, also in a process involving documents, bills of exchange and cheques is, in so far as you are a businessman, legal entity of public law or a separate

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asset under public law, Cologne. The organizer shall also be entitled, at his option, to lodge his claims at the court of the place where you have your place of business or your branch. 2. All legal relationships between you and the organizer are subject to Federal German Law as well as to the German text.

XI RESERVATIONS/FINAL PROVISIONS 1. As an exhibitor, you will be solely responsible for compliance with all the laws, guidelines, and other regulations which are in force in the host country, even if the content of the organizer's Conditions of Participation deviate from such regulations. You must obtain information promptly and comprehensively of the relevant regulations prevailing at the venue of the event, and obtain the required knowledge. The organizer will not be liable for damages and other losses which could be incurred on your part as an exhibitor. 2. The organizer shall have the right to postpone, shorten, extend or cancel the event, as well as to terminate the event temporarily or definitely, as well as individually or collectively, if such an action is required due to unforeseen events such as force majeure, natural disasters, wars, disturbances, strikes, breakdown or obstruction of traffic and communication. In the event of any postponement, shortening, extension or termination, you shall not be entitled to the payment of any resulting damages which you may have incurred. You shall have the right to rescind the contract, if you lose your interest in participating because of such an action, and if you waive the reservation for the stand space allotted to you as a result of this. Upon obtaining knowledge of the change, the rescission of the contract must be declared in a written statement and without undue delay. In case of the cancellation of an event, the organizer shall not be liable for damages and/or other losses which may be incurred on your part. Upon request of the organizer, you will be obligated to defray a reasonable share of the expenses resulting from the preparation of the event. The amount of the share to be paid by each exhibitor shall be stipulated by the organizer after consultation with the business organizations concerned. 3. By signing the application form you recognize the organizer's Conditions of Participation (the General and Special Sections) together with all other regulations relating to the contractual relationship, as binding. 4. Should these provisions be partially legally invalid or contain gaps, this shall not effect the validity of the remaining provisions or the contract. In this event, the parties shall undertake to replace the invalid provision with such a provision or to fill the gap with such a provision, which comes closest to enabling the commercial purpose pursued by the parties to be fulfilled. 5. All alterations to the contract must be made in writing. The same shall also apply to any amendment or cancellation of the written-form clause itself.

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1. PRELIMINARY STATEMENTS 1.1 1.2. 1.2.1 1.2.2

House Regulations / Extract from the House Regulations ........................................................................................................................................ 23 Opening Times ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 24 Construction and Dismantling Times ............................................................................................................................................................................... 24 Duration of Event .................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 24

2. TRAFFIC ON THE FAIR GROUNDS, ESCAPE ROUTES, SAFETY EQUIPMENT 2.1 2.2 2.2.1 2.2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6

Traffic Regulations .................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 25 Escape Routes ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 25 Fire Department Operation Zones, Hydrants ................................................................................................................................................................ 25 Emergency Doors, Emergency Exits, Hall Gangways ................................................................................................................................................... 25 Safety Equipment ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 25 Stand Numeration ................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 25 Security ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 25 Emergency evacuation .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 25

3. TECHNICAL DATA AND EQUIPMENT IN THE HALLS AND OUTDOOR AREAS 3.1 3.1.a 3.1.b 3.1.c 3.1.d 3.1.e 3.1.f 3.1.1 3.1.2 3.1.3 3.1.4 3.1.5 3.1.6 3.2

Hall Data .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 26 Hall Overview ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 26 Hall Height (Clear Span) ........................................................................................................................................................................................................ 26 Elevators ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 26 Service Doors / Fireproof Door Shutters, Smoke Aprons ........................................................................................................................................... 26 Doors ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 26 Technical Hall Information ................................................................................................................................................................................................... 26 General Lighting, Type of Power, Voltage ......................................................................................................................................................................... 26 Compressed Air, Electrical and Water Supply ................................................................................................................................................................. 26 Communications Facilities .................................................................................................................................................................................................... 26 Sprinkler Systems ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 26 Heating, Ventilation ................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 26 Faults ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 26 Outdoor Areas ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 26

4. STAND CONSTRUCTION REGULATIONS 4.1 4.2 4.2.1 4.2.2 4.2.3 4.3 4.4 4.4.1 4.4.1.1 4.4.1.2 4.4.1.3 4.4.1.4 4.4.1.5 4.4.1.6 4.4.1.7 4.4.1.8 4.4.1.9 4.4.1.10 4.4.1.11 4.4.1.12 4.4.2 4.4.3 4.4.4 4.5 4.5.1 4.5.2 4.6 4.7 4.7.1 4.7.2 4.7.3 4.7.4 4.7.5 4.7.6 4.7.7

Stand Safety .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 31 Stand Construction Authorization .................................................................................................................................................................................... 31 Inspection and Acceptance of Constructions which Require a Permit ................................................................................................................. 31 Vehicles and Containers ......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 31 Modifications to non-regulation Components .............................................................................................................................................................. 31 Overall Height ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 31 Fire and Safety Regulations ................................................................................................................................................................................................. 31 Fire Protection ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 31 Stand Construction and Decoration Materials ............................................................................................................................................................. 31 Display of Motor Vehicles ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 31 Explosive Substances / munitions ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 32 Pyrotechnics ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 32 Use of Balloons and flying objects ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 32 Fog Machines ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 32 Smoking in the Halls ............................................................................................................................................................................................................... 32 Containers for waste, recyclable materials and non-recyclable materials .......................................................................................................... 32 Spraying Guns, Cellulose Nitrate Lacquer ........................................................................................................................................................................ 32 Abrasive Cutting and Grinding Work and all Work/Demonstrations/Displays with Open Flames etc. .................................................... 32 Empty Containers ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 32 Fire Extinguishers ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 32 Stand Covering .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 32 Glass and acrylic glass ............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 32 Meeting places ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 32 Exits, escape routes, doors .................................................................................................................................................................................................... 33 Exits and escape routes .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 33 Doors ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 33 Platforms, Ladders, Steps, Catwalks and Ramps ............................................................................................................................................................ 33 Stand Design .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 33 Appearance ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 33 Checking the Rented Area ..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 33 Changes to the Substance of the Building ...................................................................................................................................................................... 33 Hall Flooring ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 33 Hanging Objects from the Hall Ceiling ............................................................................................................................................................................ 33 Stand Partition Walls / System Stands ............................................................................................................................................................................. 34 Advertising / Presentations / Outdoor Advertising ...................................................................................................................................................... 34

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4.8 4.9

Outdoor Areas .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 34 Two-Story Construction ......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 34

5. OPERATIONAL SAFETY, TECHNICAL SAFETY REGULATIONS, TECHNICAL CODE, TECHNICAL SUPPLY 5.1 5.1.1 5.2 5.3 5.3.1 5.3.2 5.3.3 5.3.4 5.3.5 5.4 5.5 5.5.1 5.5.2 5.6 5.6.1 5.6.2 5.6.2.1 5.6.2.2 5.6.2.3 5.6.3 5.6.3.1 5.6.3.2 5.6.3.3 5.6.3.4 5.6.4 5.6.5 5.7 5.7.1 5.7.1.1 5.7.1.2 5.7.1.3 5.7.2 5.7.2.1 5.7.2.2 5.7.2.3 5.7.2.4 5.7.2.5 5.7.2.6 5.7.2.7 5.8 5.9 5.10 5.10.1 5.10.2 5.10.3 5.11 5.12 5.12.1 5.13 5.14 5.15 5.15.1

General Regulations ................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 35 Damages ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 35 Use of Tools ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 35 Electrical Installation ............................................................................................................................................................................................................... 35 Connections ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 35 Stand Installation ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 35 Assembly and Operating Regulations ............................................................................................................................................................................... 35 Safety Measures ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 35 Safety Lighting .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 36 Water and Waste Water Installation ................................................................................................................................................................................. 36 Compressed air / gas installation ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 36 Compressed air .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 36 Gas ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 36 Machine, Pressure Vessel and Exhaust Gas Facilities ................................................................................................................................................... 36 Machine Noise .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 36 Device security law and product safety law ................................................................................................................................................................... 36 Safety Devices ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 36 Test Procedures ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 36 Operating Ban ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 37 Pressure Vessels ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 37 Approval Confirmation ........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 37 Testing .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 37 Rental Devices ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 37 Monitoring .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 37 Exhaust Gases and Vapors ..................................................................................................................................................................................................... 37 Exhaust Gas Facilities .............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 37 Use of Compressed Gases, Liquid Gases and Combustible Fluids ........................................................................................................................... 37 Compressed Gas and Liquid Gas Facilities ..................................................................................................................................................................... 37 Approval Request for Compressed Gas Bottles ............................................................................................................................................................. 37 Use of Liquid Gas ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 37 Setup and Maintenance ......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 38 Combustible Fluids .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 38 Storage and Use ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 38 Storage of Required Amounts .............................................................................................................................................................................................. 38 Storage Containers ................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 38 Storage Location ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 38 Conditions for Operating ....................................................................................................................................................................................................... 38 Filling with Liquids ................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 38 Empty containers ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 38 Asbestos and Other dangerous substances .................................................................................................................................................................... 38 Film, Photography, Television and other Types of Presentations ............................................................................................................................. 38 Radiation Protection ............................................................................................................................................................................................................... 38 Radioactive Materials ............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 38 X-Ray Facilities and Interference Radiators .................................................................................................................................................................... 38 Laser Facilities .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 38 High-frequency devices, radio systems, electromagnetic compatibility and harmonic oscillations ......................................................... 39 Cranes, Fork-lift Trucks, Empty Containers, Trade Fair Forwarding Agents, Customs ........................................................................................ 39 Customs Clearance .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 39 Musical Renditions ................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 39 Drink Dispensing Machines ................................................................................................................................................................................................. 39 Food Monitoring ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 39 Import of Meat and Meat Products ................................................................................................................................................................................... 40

6. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION 6.1 6.1.1 6.1.2 6.1.3 6.2 6.2.1 6.2.2 6.3

Waste ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 40 Waste Disposal .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 40 Wastes in Need of Special Monitoring ............................................................................................................................................................................. 40 Waste Which Has Been Brought on Site ......................................................................................................................................................................... 40 Water, Waste Water, Ground Protection .......................................................................................................................................................................... 40 Oils, Fat Collectors ................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 40 Cleaning / Cleaning Agents ................................................................................................................................................................................................... 40 Environmental Damage ........................................................................................................................................................................................................ 40

7. MISCELLANEOUS 7.1

“Infoscout” – the Cologne Visitor Information System ............................................................................................................................................. 41

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7.2 7.2.1 7.2.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7

Insurance / Watchmen .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 41 Insurance ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 41 Watchmen .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 41 Exhibition Protection .............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 41 Arranging Personnel ................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 41 Hotel / travel services ............................................................................................................................................................................................................. 41 Rental Furniture and Equipment ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 41 Catering ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 41

8. LIST OF KEY WORDS, TECHNICAL GUIDELINES

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1. PRELIMINARY STATEMENTS Koelnmesse has issued guidelines for the trade fairs and other events held. These guidelines are intended to provide all exhibitors/organizers with the optimal conditions for presenting their exhibits and appealing to their visitors and other interested parties. These guidelines are binding for all exhibitors and organizers. These guidelines also contain regulations in the interests of our exhibitors and visitors which are designed to offer the highest degree of safety possible in regard to technical and design equipment at the event. The building ordinance, fire protection and other safety regulations have been established in agreement with the responsible authorities of the city of Cologne. Third parties may not derive any rights from the permits or approvals granted by Koelnmesse. In addition, the statutory regulations should be always be observed in their currently valid version. The responsible agencies and facilities reserve the right to verify that statutory or administrative agency regulations are being upheld. The opening of an exhibition stand can be entirely or partly banned in the interest of all event participants if determined safety risks have not been eliminated by the time of the event opening. The right to make additional demands regarding safety and stand construction is reserved. The order forms for additional services are usually sent with the authorization. The orders must be completed and returned on time, as Koelnmesse will not assume responsibility for performing the requested services in a proper or punctual manner if the orders are received late. Koelnmesse reserves the right to impose a surcharge for orders that are received late, in accordance with the details specified in the order media. For information purposes, the exhibitors may be sent additional circulars with details regarding the preparation and organization of the event. Koelnmesse would like to draw the exhibitors’ attention to the fact that they must comply with all applicable labor and social security regulations. As far as the employment of foreign workers is concerned, only those people in possession of a permit that allows them to work on an employed or self-employed basis may work on the fair grounds. The following trade fair companies: Deutsche Messe AG Hannover | Koelnmesse GmbH | Leipziger Messe GmbH | Messe Berlin GmbH | Messe Düsseldorf GmbH | Messe Frankfurt GmbH | Messe München GmbH | Nürnberg Messe GmbH have drawn up these Technical Guidelines in a common classification structure. Subject to further alteration. The German text is binding. 1.1 House Regulations Koelnmesse GmbH’s house and ground regulations for the fair grounds in Cologne. 1. These house and ground regulations apply to the area of the fair grounds in Cologne, i.e. all halls, outdoor areas and all buildings and grounds which have been let to Koelnmesse either temporarily or permanently. They apply to all persons who enter or spend time on the trade fair grounds in Cologne as defined above. 2. The domestic authority is exercised within the fair grounds in Cologne by the staff of Koelnmesse and/or the staff of the security companies employed by Koelnmesse. 3. Koelnmesse has the right to limit access to the fair grounds – and in particular to the halls – to exhibitors, visitors and other third parties, e.g. to allow access to trade visitors only and to monitor adherence to the admission conditions. The halls and other event areas may be entered by those persons holding a valid admission ticket. This ticket must be shown on demand. Diverging access regulations – for exhibitors and companies working within the trade fair grounds in Cologne in particular – are not affected by this regulation. 4. Children and young people below the age of 16 may enter the grounds when accompanied by an adult. Special notification will be given of diverging regulations. Adults and young people over the age of 16 enjoy unrestricted admission. Children below the age of six are admitted free of charge. The corresponding admission ticket must be validated. Event-related special regulations such as “for trade visitors only” are not affected by this regulation. 5. The staff of Koelnmesse or the staff of the security companies employed by Koelnmesse who can identify themselves as such are permitted to check tickets on the fair grounds. Those found on the grounds without a valid admission ticket or those who are found on the grounds without permission must leave the fair grounds immediately. 6. Persons enter/drive onto the fair grounds at their own risk. Within the scope of the law, Koelnmesse excludes any liability. The provisions of the Road Traffic Regulations (StVO) apply. Unless traffic conditions make it necessary to drive at walking pace, the speed limit is 30 km per hour. Koelnmesse has the right to impose pedestrian and vehicular access limits on the fair grounds, to refuse access or control access in any other way it deems fit. Koelnmesse will be liable within the scope of statutory provisions. This liability shall be restricted to damages caused through the intention or gross negligence of employees authorized to represent it. 7. Vehicles of all kinds may only be parked in those areas specifically set aside for loading and unloading. Escape and safety routes must be kept free at all times. When depositing interchangeable open bodies or containers, measures must be taken to prevent them from sinking into the tarred surface. The owner/operator is liable for damage without proof of fault.Vehicles, containers etc. which have been deposited illegally will be moved or towed away at the expense of the owner/keeper or perpetrator.

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8. It is forbidden to act in any way which risks interrupting the regular progress of the event, the construction and dismantling or to violate the interests of Koelnmesse in any way. This includes the following in particular: · every business activity not permitted on the fair grounds, in particular the sale of objects and services of all kinds or their distribution free of charge; · the unauthorized distribution or posting of flyers, advertising material, posters, magazines etc. as well as the attachment of stickers of any kind; · the same applies if the aforementioned material is distributed by Deutsche Post AG or comparable companies and organisations as bulk mailings or in similar fashion; · the presence of animals; · the pollution of the hall or outdoor areas as well as any behavior which could endanger or pollute the environment; · the unauthorized entry of vehicles onto the fair grounds and the unauthorized use of vehicles on the fair grounds; · the use of bicycles, scooters, kickboards, roller skates, inline skates, skateboards and similar means of transport in the halls, buildings and connecting levels; exceptions will be announced separately; · unauthorized assemblies and processions of all kinds; · the carrying of weapons and other objects which have to be registered, or of hazardous substances; · the direct sale, purchase or exchange of exhibits and other objects – exceptions will be announced separately; · being present at the fair grounds outside the opening hours. 9. Photography, filming, video recording, drawing, painting etc. for commercial purposes requires the prior written authorization of Koelnmesse and – in those cases involving products belonging to exhibitors or other third parties, or concerning persons – the prior written permission of the holder of the rights. Koelnmesse has the right to impose more stringent regulations in this regard. 10. Koelnmesse staff or companies or persons working on behalf of Koelnmesse who take photographs, films and/or record videos on the fair grounds in Cologne for the purpose of creating reports or advertising must not be disturbed or prevented from doing their work. All persons who enter the fair grounds and spend time there are informed by the aforementioned house and grounds regulations of the fact that photos will be taken and films and videos recorded on the fair grounds in Cologne. By entering the fair grounds, those people who can be identified in these photos or recordings consent to the use of this material for reports and for advertising purposes. 11. Surveys, statistical studies and other comparable reports are only permitted with the prior written permission of Koelnmesse. 12. Koelnmesse has the right to limit the use of transmitting and receiving equipment on the fair grounds. 13. Exhibits, stand inventory or parts of display equipment and similar objects may only be transported within the trade fair halls or out of the fair grounds if the right to do so has been determined by the presentation of written confirmation from the owner/keeper. 14. Objects which are found on the fair grounds must be brought to the Lost and Found office located at Messewache (security office) North or East. Lost objects can be collected from these offices. 15. Koelnmesse has the right to forbid the carrying of bags and other receptacles in the halls and outdoor areas. Concluding regulations: Should any person act in breach of these house regulations or any other provisions laid down by Koelnmesse, the latter reserves the right to evict that person from the fair grounds or bar that person from entering the fair grounds for a certain period or permanently. Breaches of the Conditions of Participation may result in exclusion from participation in the current event or from participation in future events. The measures listed in these house regulations do not exclude the possibility of criminal prosecution. Koelnmesse GmbH| Messeplatz 1, 50679 Köln, Germany | Status: January 2003 1.2 Opening Times The opening hours vary from event to event. Please refer to the appropriate section of the participation conditions for more details. 1.2.1 Construction and Dismantling Times Refer to the appropriate section of the participation conditions for more details on construction and dismantling times. Work may proceed in the halls and outdoor areas during the general construction and dismantling times. Exhibitors will be informed of special exceptions to these rules in good time. 1.2.2 Duration of Event Throughout the duration of the event, the halls are accessible for exhibitors one hour prior to the start of the trade fair and up to one hour after the closure of the trade fair. Exhibitors who need to work on their stands outside these opening hours in justifiable individual cases must obtain special written permission to do so from Koelnmesse.

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2. TRAFFIC ON THE FAIR GROUNDS, ESCAPE ROUTES, SAFETY EQUIPMENT 2.1 Traffic Regulations In order to ensure a smooth flow of traffic during the construction and dismantling period and for the duration of the event, it is important that various traffic control regulations are observed at all times. The instructions of the Koelnmesse staff whose responsibility it is to control traffic must be followed and all corresponding information observed. The provisions of the Road Traffic Regulations apply to the entire fair grounds and trade fair parking areas. The maximum permissible speed on the fair grounds is 30 km per hour. Illegally parked vehicles, lean-tos, containers, receptacles and empty containers of all kinds will be removed at the expense and risk of the owner. Koelnmesse has commissioned a contracting company to manage the parking areas. Long-term parking permits for the use of trade fair parking areas by cars with insurance coverage can be ordered under “Parking permits” in the order media from Koelnmesse. The scope of this insurance coverage can be found in the printed conditions of the insurance company used by the security company. Trucks, advertising vehicles, caravans and campers may not be parked in the trade fair parking areas. Parking spaces for trucks and caravans will be allocated on request. For reasons of safety, motor vehicles may not be left in areas not specifically designated as parking spaces within the fair grounds on the days of the event.Vehicles which influence or impede the safety and smooth flow of traffic will be towed away at the risk and expense of the operator of the vehicle. All indoor areas, detours, and driveways directly adjacent to the halls must be cleared by 10.00 p.m. on the last construction day. 2.2 Escape Routes 2.2.1 Fire Department Operation Zones, Hydrants The necessary fire department approach routes (fire brigade access) and operation zones (deployment areas for the fire brigade) and those marked by no-stopping signs must be kept free for the fire department at all times.Vehicles and objects which are parked or deposited on the escape routes and safety areas will be removed at the cost and risk of the owner. Hydrants in the halls and in the outdoor areas may not be hidden, disguised or rendered inaccessible. 2.2.2 Emergency Doors, Emergency Exits, Hall Gangways Escape routes must be kept clear at all times. Enough space must be kept free to ensure that the doors on escape routes can be completely opened with ease from the inside. Exit doors and emergency exits and the signs that identify them as such may not be hidden behind or beneath anything, blocked, covered or rendered unidentifiable in any way. The gangways in the halls may not be restricted in any way by objects which have been deposited there or objects which protrude into the gangways. These gangways are used as escape routes in the event of an emergency! 2.3 Safety Equipment Sprinkler systems, fire alarms, fire extinguishing equipment, smoke alarms, locking attachments for the hall doors and other safety equipment, the signs identifying them as such and green exit signs must be accessible and visible at all times. They may not be blocked or hidden in any way. Fire protection equipment such as fireproof shutters may not be blocked at any time, nor may the construction be supported. 2.4 Stand Numeration Every stand is given a number by the organizers. These stand numbers must be attached to each stand and visible to all for the duration of the event. 2.5 Security Koelnmesse ensures a general watch on the trade fair halls and outdoor areas for the duration of the trade fair and during the construction and dismantling periods. Koelnmesse has the right to take measures necessary for control and security.Where necessary, stand security must be organized by the exhibitor. Stand security personnel may only be hired from the security companies commissioned by Koelnmesse. 2.6 Emergency evacuation For safety reasons, the trade fair company can order rooms or buildings to be evacuated and closed. All those who are present must comply with this instruction and gather outside. Exhibitors must inform their employees of this procedure, and, if necessary, organise and publicise their own evacuation procedures.

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3. TECHNICAL DATA AND EQUIPMENT IN THE HALLS AND OUTDOOR AREAS 3.1 Hall Data Please read the instructions on the following pages. 3.1.a Hall Overview 3.1.b Hall Height (Clear Span) 3.1.c Elevators 3.1.d Service Doors / Fireproof Door Shutters, Smoke Aprons 3.1.e Doors 3.1.f Technical Hall Information 3.1.1 General Lighting, Type of Power, Voltage The general lighting in the halls measured 1 m above the hall floor is 300 lux. Type of power and voltage on the fair grounds: Electrical supply: 1-phase alternating current, 230 Volt (tolerance value in accordance with DIN EN 50160) / 50 Hz | 3-phase alternating current (400 Volt, tolerance value in accordance with DIN EN 50160) / 50 Hz 3.1.2 Compressed Air, Electrical and Water Supply See section 3.1.f 3.1.3 Communications Facilities Stands in all halls can be provided with telephone, fax, data and antenna connections. 3.1.4 Sprinkler Systems Halls 1 to 11 and the Staatenhaus am Rheinpark are fitted with sprinkler systems. 3.1.5 Heating, Ventilation Heating and ventilation is provided in all halls. 3.1.6 Faults Koelnmesse must be informed immediately in the event of any faults occuring in the technical supply. Koelnmesse is not liable for loss or damage resulting from such faults unless at least grossly negligent behaviour on the part of a legal representative or vicarious agent has occurred. In accordance with statutory obligations, Koelnmesse shall be liable for damages caused intentionally or by gross negligence in the event of any damage claims resulting from fatal injuries, bodily or health injuries. 3.2 Outdoor Areas Depending on the concept behind the event, the outdoor area may be used.

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4. STAND CONSTRUCTION REGULATIONS 4.1 Stand Construction Safety Exhibition stands including equipment, exhibits and advertising material must be erected in such a stable manner as to avoid endangering life and limb, as well as safety and order. The stand’s stability must be ensured during all phases of the event (construction, the event itself, dismantling). The exhibitor is responsible for the structural and transport safety of the exhibition stand and may be asked to provide proof thereof. This applies to the construction and dismantling times as well as to the event itself. To ensure the stability of the stands, a horizontal equivalent distributed load of 0.125 KN per m2 should be used to maintain sufficient stability against sliding and overturning. Deviations are possible in justifiable individual cases, following consultation with Koelnmesse. If the case justifies it, Koelnmesse reserves the right to have a structural engineer evaluate the stand’s stability on site for a fee. This also applies after a stand construction authorisation has already been issued. With regard to stand stability requirements please refer as well to the Regulation on Building and Operating Special Constructions (Special Construction Regulation (SBauVO) Part 1: Assembly Areas) of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia in the currently valid version. DIN 4102 (behaviour in the case of fire of construction materials, components) or EN 13501 —1 must be observed and complied with. 4.2 Stand Construction Authorization Assuming that the technical guidelines are observed when designing and erecting stands, there is no need to submit for approval drawings for one-story stands in the halls. All other stands, mobile stands, special constructions and superstructures must be approved. 4.2.1 Inspection and Acceptance of Constructions which Require a Permit Dimensioned stand plans in the German language on a scale of at least 1:100 with plans and elevations must be submitted for approval to Koelnmesse in duplicate at least six weeks before the start of the event. One copy of the stand plan is returned to the exhibitor/stand constructor with an ’approved’ endorsement once it has been checked. Construction of the stand may only commence after this ’approved’ endorsement has been granted. For the approval of: • two-story constructions, • cinema theaters or auditoria • outdoor constructions or • special constructions the following documentation (in duplicate) must be submitted in German at least six weeks before the start of construction: a) tested structural (static) calculations in accordance with German standards; b) a description of the construction and c) stand constructional drawings on a scale of 1:100 (plans, elevations, sections), construction details on a larger scale. d) Points a) and b) do not apply in cases where a type verification and tests/inspect and test log book can be provided. The cost of the building permit procedure will be invoiced to the exhibitor/stand constructor. 4.2.2 Vehicles and Containers Vehicles and containers in the halls require a permit. 4.2.3 Modifications to non-regulation Components Stand constructions which have not been approved and/or do not comply with the technical guidelines or legal provisions may have to be altered or removed. If these changes are not completed within the time stipulated by Koelnmesse, the latter has the right to make these changes itself at the expense of the exhibitor. The partial or complete closure of a stand may also be ordered should important grounds, especially serious safety deficits, exist. 4.3 Overall Height Details on the official stand height for each event are contained in the registration forms. Approval must be sought from Koelnmesse for constructions which exceed this limit. Stand constructions on the boundary between adjacent stands must be designed in a neutral manner above a height of 2.5 m. 4.4 Fire and Safety Regulations 4.4.1 Fire Protection 4.4.1.1 Stand Construction and Decoration Materials Highly inflammable, burning dripping material or material which generates toxic gases may not be used. For reasons of safety, special requirements may be imposed on load-bearing structural elements in specific cases. Decoration materials must at least have a fire retardance rating of B1 according to DIN 4102 or Class C according to EN 13501-1. Normally inflammable decorative materials may be used in sections as long as they are sufficiently protected against ignition. A test certificate for the construction material class of the material being used can be requested. Deciduous and coniferous plants may only be used if their roots are moist. Bamboo, reed, hay, straw, bark mulch, turf or other similar materials do not usually meet the aforementioned requirements. Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 1 | 50679 Köln I www.koelnmesse.de


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4.4.1.2 Display of Motor Vehicles Display in the exhibition halls: Vehicles with combustion engines may only have enough fuel in their tanks to drive into and out of the facility (the fuel reserve warning light must be on in the display). The fuel tank must be locked. If vehicles are presented in other building areas, additional safety measures may be required, including the inerting of tanks, the disconnection of batteries and/or the use of security guards. 4.4.1.3 Explosive Substances / munitions Explosive substances are subject to the respective valid version of the Explosives Act and may not be used or exhibited at trade fairs and exhibitions. This also applies to ammunition within the sense of theWeapons Act. 4.4.1.4 Pyrotechnics Pyrotechnic presentations must be authorized in advance by Koelnmesse. In the event that pyrotechnics are to be used on Koelnmesse premises, the exhibitor/stand constructor must first obtain permission from the office for public order (Ordnungsamt) of Cologne’s city authorities (Stadt Köln). The authorization of the article can be taken from the respective packing unit (e.g. BAMPI.... BAM-PTI...). In addition, the instructions for use must be printed in the German language on the packaging. Pyrotechnic objects which have not been authorized or those from Classes II, III or IV may not be used. 4.4.1.5 Use of Balloons and flying objects The use of safety-gas-filled balloons and other flying objects in the halls and outdoor areas must be approved by Koelnmesse. 4.4.1.6 Fog Machines The use of fog machines must be agreed upon with Koelnmesse. 4.4.1.7 Smoking in the Halls In order to avoid the risk of causing a fire, smoking should generally be avoided. In those cases where there is no specific ban on smoking for a stand or part thereof, the exhibitor must ensure the provision of sufficient ashtrays or ash containers made of non-flammable material and must ensure that they are emptied on a regular basis. 4.4.1.8 Recycling Containers, Non-Recyclable Trash Containers Recycling containers and non-recyclable trash containers made of flammable material may not be used at the stands. Recycling containers and non-recyclable trash containers at the stands must be emptied regularly and at least every evening once the trade fair has ended for the day. Should larger amounts of inflammable refuse accumulate, these must be disposed of several times a day. 4.4.1.9 Spraying Guns, Cellulose Nitrate Lacquer It is forbidden to use spraying guns or cellulose nitrate lacquers. 4.4.1.10 Abrasive Cutting and Grinding Work and all Work/ Demonstrations/Displays with Open Flames etc. Welding, cutting, soldering, grinding and separating work as well as other work with open flames or flying sparks is prohibited in the exhibition area and on the company grounds of Koelnmesse. In exceptional cases a permit for flame work with special safety conditions (permit for work involving an increased risk of fire) can be issued by the Exhibition Technology Department upon written request. Exhibitors must notify Koelnmesse if they plan to have exhibits or decorative items with open flames, or to stage demonstrations with open flames or other fire hazards, as these are subject to permission. If permission is granted for the exhibition or demonstration, Koelnmesse will set the necessary parameters and notify the exhibitor in writing. 4.4.1.11 Empty Containers It is forbidden to store empty containers of all kinds (e.g. packaging and package materials) at the stands and outside the stands in the hall. All empty containers must be removed immediately. They can be stored at Koelnmesse’s contract transport agencies. 4.4.1.12 Fire Extinguishers We suggest you keep suitable and tested fire extinguishers on hand at your stand. Please note that two-storey stands and stands with a high content of flammable materials must have a fire extinguisher available. Fire extinguishers suitable for extinguishing burning fat must be available in kitchen areas. Please complete and return the appropriate form to hire fire extinguishers. 4.4.2 Stand Covering To prevent the sprinkler system from being inhibited, exhibition stands must be open at the top. Ceilings are considered to be open if a maximum of 50 percent of the ceiling area as calculated for each square metre ceiling area is closed (if ceilings are tilted, this is calculated on the basis of the floor area covered by the ceiling). Covered spans are permitted if a flame-resistance certificate is provided (B1 in accordance with DIN 4102 or Class C EN 13501-1). An appropriate certificate (e.g.VdS) must be submitted with regard to sprinkler suitability (heat and water permeability). 4.4.3 Glass and acrylic glass Only safety glass is permissible. The edges of the glass panes must be worked or protected in such a manner that there is no danger of injury. Components made wholly of glass must be marked at eye level. In the case of structures made of glass, the requirements listed in the “Glass in Stand Construction” information sheet (which can be ordered from the Event Engineers Department) must be adhered to. 4.4.4 Meeting places All rooms that are enclosed on all sides (closed rooms) and have no visual or acoustic connection with the hall must be fitted with a visual and acoustic warning system to ensure that alarm signals may be received at the stand at all times. Exceptions are possible subject to approval. Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 1 | 50679 Köln I www.koelnmesse.de


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4.5 Exits, escape routes, doors 4.5.1 Exits and escape routes Stand areas that cover more than 100 m2 or do not have a clear layout must have at least two separate exits/escape routes that are located opposite one other (Special Construction Regulation Part 1: Assembly Areas ยง6 SbauVO). The distance from any point of an exhibition space to a hall gangway may not exceed 20 metres (in accordance with Special Construction Regulation Part 1: Assembly Areas ยง7 SbauVO). The emergency exits and escape routes have to be marked as such in accordance with BGV A8. 4.5.2 Doors It is not permissible to use swinging doors, revolving doors, code-operated doors or sliding doors at emergency exits or escape routes. 4.6 Platforms, Ladders, Steps, Catwalks Generally accessible areas that directly border areas that are more than 0.20 metres lower are to be surrounded by railings. These have to be at least 1.10 m high and have a horizontal load resistance on the handrail of 1.0 kN per running metre. They have to be equipped with at least one upper chord, one middle chord and one lower chord. A statics certificate has to be presented for the platform. Depending on the use to which it is put, the floor must be able to support at least 2.0 kN/m2 in accordance with DIN 1055 -100, sheet 3, if used for an office or consulting space, and at least 5.0 kN/m2 if used for an exhibition space. Platforms which are to be reachable by taking only one step may not be more than 0.20 metres high. It is not permissible to place steps in main or secondary gangways or necessary passageways. It is permissible to have three or more stairs placed after each other if they have stair lighting as well as lighting from above, and if the stair lighting is connected to the security lighting. The maximum permissible slope of ramps in passageways and corridors is 1:10. Ladders, steps and catwalks must be in accordance with accident prevention regulations. 4.7 Stand Design 4.7.1 Appearance The exhibitors are responsible for the design of their stands. Closed walls that are adjacent to visitor corridors need to be approved by Koelnmesse. The backs of stands that are adjacent to other stands must be kept in a neutral color and design so that they do not interfere with the design of the neighboring stands. 4.7.2 Checking the Rented Area The rented area is marked by Koelnmesse. The local markings shown at the rented area are the only ones valid for stand location, layout and dimensions as well as for any built-in units. The stand boundaries must be adhered to. 4.7.3 Changes to the Substance of the Building The various parts of the halls and the technical equipment may not be damaged, soiled or changed in any other way (e.g. drilling, nailing, screwing). In addition, the building and its parts may not be painted, decorated with wallpaper or glued. The halls, their parts and the technical equipment may not be impaired in any way by stand superstructures or exhibits. It is permitted to enclose the columns and supports of the halls within the stand areas as long as the columns/supports are not damaged and the height regulations are adhered to. 4.7.4 Hall Flooring Rugs and other floor coverings may not project beyond stand boundaries and must be laid out in such a way that accidents do not occur. Only adhesive tape that can be removed without leaving any residue may be used to affix objects. All materials must be removed without leaving any residue. This also applies to substances such as oil, grease, paint etc. The floor of the halls may neither be painted nor glued. Anchorages or fastenings are not permitted. 4.7.5 Hanging Objects from the Hall Ceiling Objects may only be hung from the hall ceiling at the fittings intended for this purpose and may only be hung up by Koelnmesse.The mounting equipment provided for this purpose must be used and may not be removed. Ceilings, advertising materials, banners, lighting elements and similar objects may be hung vertically from the supporting structure of the hall ceilings in compliance with the regulations concerning the overall height and permissible loads on FormT.03.With regard to attaching the objects to be hung, the relevant safety regulations must be observed, especially BGV A1 (General Regulations), BGV C1 (Event and Production Facilities for Scenic Presentations), BGV D8 (Jacks, Lifting and Pulling Equipment) and the Special Construction Regulation Part 1: Assembly Areas (SbauVO). Elements that are intended to stand on the floor must be manufactured in a way that allows them to stand in a stable manner. Elements that require suspension devices for such stability are not permitted. Projecting parts of constructions that stand in a stable manner on the floor are permitted to be hung from the hall ceiling. The materials (beam carriers etc.), cables, and fastening devices used on their own responsibility by exhibitors or by companies commissioned, by the exhibitors must comply with the valid regulations and must be free of defects. Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 1 | 50679 Kรถln I www.koelnmesse.de


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4.7.6 Stand Partition Walls / System Stands Koelnmesse generally does not use walls to demarcate the area rented by the exhibitor. Those exhibitors wishing to use partition walls for their stands can order them from Koelnmesse. These walls are 250 cm high and approximately 100 cm wide, with a white, scratch-resistant plastic surface. They may not be painted, glued, nailed, or otherwise damaged in any way. In the event of damage, a replacement fee of €300 per wall element will be invoiced to the exhibitor. For a surcharge, the partition walls are available with coloured coatings. All graphics or similar items affixed by the exhibitor must be fully removed after the event, without damaging the walls or leaving any residue on the walls. Shelves and other furnishings may not be attached to the partition walls. System stands can be obtained from Koelnmesse. Detailed information can be found in the appropriate forms. If ordered on time, the stand or stand partition walls can be accepted and occupied 24 hours prior to the start of the trade fair. Occupation at an earlier time requires written agreement. The structures erected by Koelnmesse may not be altered. Koelnmesse does not guarantee the stability or safety of the framework structure if construction elements are damaged or disassembled in any way. The exhibitor is personally liable for arbitrary changes and resulting damages to stand structures carried out by themselves or by third parties under commission. Due to personal liability considerations, exhibitors are strongly advised to suitably insure the rented property. The system stands and stand partition walls are dismantled immediately after the end of the event. All items belonging to exhibitors must therefore be taken away once the trade fair is over. If any items, particularly food, beverages, and tobacco, are found after the trade fair is over, it will be assumed that the exhibitor or other person has relinquished ownership of these items. Items that are especially marked in a manner clearly recognizable to third parties are not subject to this regulation. Koelnmesse is not liable within the limits imposed by law for loss or damage as long as intention or gross negligence cannot be proven. 4.7.7 Advertising / Presentations / Advertising space Stand and exhibit labels as well as company trademarks and brand names may not exceed the prescribed height. Acoustic and visual presentations must also be approved by Koelnmesse. The permit is issued under the condition that the sound volume will not exceed 70 decibels and the presentation does not interfere with work at the neighboring stands in any way. If these regulations are repeatedly violated, the power supply to the exhibitor’s stand can be interrupted regardless of the effect on the stand as a whole. The exhibitor is not entitled to compensation for any damage suffered directly or indirectly due to the interruption in the power supply. The burden of proof of compliance with the regulations lies with the exhibitor. Printed material and advertising may only be distributed in the exhibitor’s own stand area. Advertising space within the exhibition grounds is let exclusively by Koelnmesse. Upon request, Koelnmesse will provide the necessary advertising spaces for a rental fee and will take care of the professional design of your advertising. Koelnmesse will mount the advertisements if commissioned to do so. The booking of advertising spaces must be made at the latest six weeks before the event commences. Should exhibitors provide their own advertisement facilities, or such as have been specially made for them, then these must conform to fire, structural and safety requirements and must in their design be in keeping with the standards as laid down for exhibition advertising by the Koelnmesse. The deadlines set by the Koelnmesse for the delivery and collection of such advertisement facilities must be strictly observed. For reasons of technical safety, punctual observance of time schedules and fiability in case of damage, the Koelnmesse is exclusively responsible for the installation, assembly and dismantling of advertisement facilities. After confirmation of your order you will receive an invoice from the Koelnmesse concerning its services (hire charge foradvertising space, allocation of advertisement facilities, costs of the assembly and dismantling work and the design and/or the creation of the advertising message). This invoice is to be settled in full, without deductions of any kind, at the latest 10 weeks prior to the beginning of the event. After this date made out invoices become due immediately and payable in full without any decution. Objections of any kind in respect of the invoice must be made within one week of receipt of the said invoice Complaints received after this date cannot be considered. 4.8 Outdoor Areas Information on the technical conditions can be requested from Koelnmesse. 4.9 Two-Story Construction Two-storey constructions are not permitted.

5. OPERATIONAL SAFETY, TECHNICAL SAFETY REGULATIONS, TECHNICAL CODE, TECHNICAL SUPPLY 5.1 General Regulations Construction and dismantling work may only be carried out if it is in compliance with valid labor and industrial law regulations. 5.1.1 Damages Damage to the fair grounds, buildings or parts of the buildings caused by exhibitors or their authorized representatives must be reported to the appropriate persons, i.e. Messewache (security office) North or East and hall service points. The damages will be repaired by Koelnmesse after the end of the event at the expense of the exhibitors involved. 5.2 Use of Tools The use of explosive-actuated guns is prohibited. The use of woodworking machines without dust extraction is not permissible. The regulations contained in the currently valid Operational Safety Ordinance (Betr.SichV) must be adhered to.

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5.3 Electrical Installation 5.3.1 Supply Those stands which require a supply of electric power will be given one or more connections if these have been ordered. The connections will be supplied exclusively by the electrical companies associated with Koelnmesse. The order must be sent without delay, and at the latest four weeks prior to the start of the event. A sketched plan clearly indicating the desired location of the connections must be enclosed with the order form for electrical installations. Koelnmesse will invoice the exhibitors for the costs of installing the wiring system in accordance with the details in the bill of delivery and assembly. The timely completion of all connections can only be assured if exact documentation such as sketched circuit diagrams, connection values, location of the connections etc. are submitted at least four weeks before the start of the event. An expert will conduct an acceptance inspection prior to the event. Complaints about deficiencies may be made during the event only. For safety reasons, the power supply on the last day of the trade fair is generally cut one hour after the trade fair has ended. Should parts of the wires etc. be missing after dismantling, the exhibitors will be asked to pay the full price for their replacement. It is prohibited to remove the fixed electrical connections or lighting systems in the exhibition halls. Fixed installation connections in the allocated stand area may, where necessary, also be put at the disposal of neighbouring stands. Prior to the allocation of an installation order, each exhibitor must contact Koelnmesse to obtain information on the possibility of being connected to the hall supply. In its capacity as central consumer, Koelnmesse will supply the exhibitors with the electric power required for the connections they have registered. The costs (see Item 3 of the Conditions of Participation) will be invoiced together with the stand rent as a specific power-cost flat rate per square metre. As part of a special regulation, Koelnmesse reserves the right to draw up individual invoices for large consumers by metering the amount of power they have consumed. Exhibitors who wish to have their power consumption measured and receive a separate invoice can apply to have a meter installed at their own expense. The stands are supplied with electricity via TN-C-S with a nominal voltage of 230 V +6%–10% 50 Hz for alternating current and 400 V +6%–10% 50 Hz for three-phase current. Campers and caravans in the outdoor area are supplied with electricity via a three-pole 230 V/16A earthed socket in accordance with DIN 49462 (concentric plug-and-socket). Each camper/caravan is connected individually to the power supply via a socket with a seriesconnected earth leakage protection (breaking current 30 mA). To connect campers/caravans, the following are required: a connecting line, a HO7 RN-F 3 G 1.5 rubber-insulated flexible cable in accordance with VDE 0282, component 810 with concentric plug-and-socket, degree of protection IP 44, length 20.00 m. It is not permitted to connect more than one camper/caravan to the power supply via socket. 5.3.2 Stand Installation All installations within the stand area must be in accordance with the currently valid ICE and VDE stipulations (see item 5.3.3). The TN-S network must be used at the stand. It must be possible to isolate every stand from the hall power supply via a main switch or, if permissible, a plug-and-socket connection. If electricity is needed without interruption for certain devices, e.g. refrigerators, computers etc., a separate circuit must be set up in front of the main switch. This circuit must remain powered once the main switch has been switched off. Earth leakage protection is required as a protective measure. At the stands, electrical installations may be made either by the exhibitors’ own electricians or by specialist electrical companies which have been authorized in accordance with VDE and internationally valid regulations and standards and which operate according to the state of the art. Before the stands are connected to the hall supply network, the electrical installations must be inspected by the expert commissioned by Koelnmesse. Should the valid regulations not be met, Koelnmesse is obliged to refuse connection to the supply network. The exhibitor is liable for the costs of correct installation and further inspections. If stand installations need to be subsequently modified, the exhibitor assumes responsibility. 5.3.3 Assembly and Operating Regulations AAll electrical Systems must be installed in compliance with the latest VDE safety regulations, particularly VDE 0100, 0108, 0128. The share of high or low frequencies emitted into the mains as interference, may not exceed the values given in VDE 0160 and VDE 0838 (EN 50 006). Conductive components must be included in measures taken to protect against indirect contact. Only cables and wires that meet VDE standards my be used. No flat cables of any kind are permitted. Plain (uninsulated) cables terminals and conductive components that are not contact-protected are forbidden. The same applies for low-voltage systems. The secondary circuits must be protected against short circuiting and overload. After the end of each day of the fair, the exhibitors must cut off their stands from the hall supply. 5.3.4 Safety Measures As a means of special protection, all heat-generating and heatdeveloping electrical appliances (hot plates, projectors, transformers etc.) must be mounted on non-flammable, heatresistant, asbestos-free bases. Depending on the heat generation in each case, sufficient clearance to inflammable materials must be ensured. Lighting fixtures may not be attached to decorations or similar. UV-B and UV-C rays may be used only for the operation of certain devices. 5.3.5 Safety Lighting Stands for which the existing general safety lighting is not effective as a result of the structure of the stand require additional safety lighting in compliance with VDE 0108. It must be laid out in such a way that it ensures safe passage and guidance to the general escape routes. 5.4 Water and Waste Water Installation Those stands which require water / waste water services will be given one or more connections if these have been ordered. The order must be submitted without delay, and at the latest four weeks prior to the start of the event. The costs of installation will be invoiced by Koelnmesse to the exhibitors in accordance with the details in the bill of delivery and assembly. In its capacity as central consumer, Koelnmesse will supply the exhibit-ors with the water required for the connections they registered at a minimum pressure of 2 bars and a maximum pressure of 6 bars. A special request must be made to Koelnmesse if larger amounts are required. The water pipes leading from the supply points in the halls to the exhibitors’ stands may only be laid by installation companies authorized to do so by Koelnmesse. Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 1 | 50679 Köln I www.koelnmesse.de


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Fixed installation connections in the allocated stand area may, where necessary, also be put at the disposal of neighboring stands. Prior to the allocation of an installation order, each exhibitor must contact Koelnmesse to obtain information on the possibility of being connected to the hall supply. The pipe material will be provided by the installers for the duration of the event for a usage fee. Should parts of the wires or armatures be missing after dismantling, the exhibitors will be asked to pay the full price for their replacement. The installation must comply with valid technology regulations. Complaints about deficiencies may only be made during the event. A sketched plan clearly indicating the desired location of the connections must be enclosed with the orders. For safety reasons, the water supply on the last day of the trade fair is generally cut one hour after the trade fair has ended. 5.5 Compressed air installation / gas installation 5.5.1 Compressed air For details of the supply of compressed air from the Koelnmesse supply, see 3.1.f. Compressed air connections can be ordered using the corresponding order media from Koelnmesse. The costs of installation will be invoiced by Koelnmesse to the exhibitors in accordance with the details in the bill of delivery and assembly. The corresponding legal regulations and provisions must be adhered to in those cases where exhibitors wish to use their own compressed air tanks. The noise emitted by the compressed air tank may not exceed 70 dB (A) at the stand boundary. The installation must comply with valid technology regulations. 5.5.2 Gas Gas cannot be provided from the Koelnmesse hall supply. Instructions and guidelines for the use of gases are contained in 5.7. 5.6 Machine, Pressure Vessel and Exhaust Gas Facilities 5.6.1 Machine Noise The use of loud machines and devices should be kept to a minimum out of consideration for the other exhibitors and the visitors. The volume may not exceed 70 dB(A) at the edge of the stand. The relevant project director can notify you of the permitted machine demonstration times on request. 5.6.2 Equipment and Product Safety Law In accordance with Article 4 of the Gesetz über technische Arbeitsmittel undVerbraucherprodukte (Equipment and Product Safety Law – GSPG), products (technical tools and consumer products) may only be marketed if they comply with the requirements of the GSPG or regulations based on this law. Equal importance is attached to importing products into the European economic community and placing new products on the market. If the respective product requires a CE certification, the exhibitor must keep the following documents at the stand as proof: the EC declaration of conformity and/or the declaration of the manufacturer and the instruction manual. The aforementioned regulations apply for medical products in accordance with the Medizinprodukte-Gesetz MPG (Medical Products Law). For further information, please contact the Staatliches Amt für Arbeitsschutz, Schanzenstr. 38, 51063 Köln, Germany, tel.: +49 221 962770. Products according to the GSPG or medical products in accordance with the MPG may be set up and presented for advertising purposes, even if they do not meet the requirements of Article 4 of the GSPG or Articles 6 and 10 of the MPG. A precondition here is that a visible sign is present and markedaccording to Article 4 Par. 5 of the GSPG or Article 12 Par. 4 of the MPG. During presentations of products, the staff at the stand must take the necessary measures for the protection of persons. They are also responsible for ensuring that devices are not switched on by unauthorised persons. 5.6.2.1 Safety Devices Machine and appliance components may only be operated if all safety devices are activated. The normal safety devices can be replaced by a safe covering made of organic glass or similar transparent materials. If the machines are not in operation, the safety devices can be removed to allow visitors insight into the construction and design of the uncovered components. In this case, the safety devices have to be placed next to the machine and be clearly visible. 5.6.2.2 Test Procedures For each trade fair, the technical tools on display will be inspected by the responsible supervisory authority (State Authority for Industrial Safety) as to their compliance with safety and accident prevention regulations. If necessary, this will be undertaken in conjunction with the responsible expert committees from the employers’ liability insurance associations. The EC declaration of conformity must be kept at the trade fair stand to allow the authority to check the CE certification. In cases of doubt, the exhibitor should contact the responsible authority in good time before the start of the trade fair. Information regarding the Equipment Safety Law is provided by the Staatliches Amt für Arbeitsschutz, Schanzenstr. 38, 51063 Köln, Germany, tel.: +49 221 962770. Exhibitors should also seek consultation regarding the safety of their technical devices in good time before the trade fair begins, e.g. from the Prüfstelle für Gerätesicherheit des TÜV-Rheinland, Am Grauen Stein / Konstantin-Wille-Straße 1, 51105 Köln (Poll), Germany. 5.6.2.3 Operating Ban In addition, Koelnmesse has the right to ban the use of machines, appliances and devices if it is of the opinion that their operation could endanger persons or objects. 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5.6.3 Pressure Vessels 5.6.3.1 Approval Confirmation Pressure vessels may only be operated at the stand if they have been tested according to the currently valid version of the Operational Safety Ordinance (BetrSichV). The corresponding proof of testing is to be kept at the exhibition location next to the pressure vessels and presented to the responsible authority upon request. 5.6.3.2 Testing The certification of design pressure and water pressure testing is not sufficient. This requirement also applies to foreign and borrowed containers. If the exhibitor registered at least four weeks before the start of the trade fair, pressure vessels requiring testing may be checked for approval until the day before the opening of the fair by the responsible expert, provided that the design pressure and water test pressure certificates are submitted and a technician is on hand at the trade fair stand. Questions should be addressed to Koelnmesse. 5.6.3.3 Rental Devices Since foreign pressure vessels cannot be checked during the relatively short stand construction period, preference should be given to using tested rental devices. 5.6.3.4 Monitoring The necessary approval certificates have to be kept ready for inspection by the Staatliches Amt für Arbeitsschutz (State Agency for Industrial Safety) during the entire trade fair. 5.6.4 Exhaust Gases and Vapors Hazardous, flammable, damaging, or generally intrusive vapours or gases from exhibits and equipment may not be emitted in the halls. They have to be channeled outside via pipes in accordance with the Bundesimmissionsschutzgesetz (Federal Emissions Protection Law) in the currently valid version. 5.6.5 Exhaust Gas Facilities For exhibition halls equipped with exhaust gas facilities, see 3.1. Depending on the location, flue gas extractors may be ordered under “exhaust vent installations” in the order media of Koelnmesse. Koelnmesse charges the exhibitor for the cost of the installation according to the information given in the bill of delivery and assembly. The connection to the installation provided by Koelnmesse must comply with the valid ordinances and technology regulations. 5.7 Use of Compressed Gases, Liquid Gases and Combustible Fluids 5.7.1 Compressed Gas and Liquid Gas Facilities The storage and use of compressed and liquid gas within the halls and on the fair grounds is prohibited without the express written permission of Koelnmesse. 5.7.1.1 Approval Request for Compressed Gas Bottles If liquid gases or other combustible gases in compressed gas bottles are used to present exhibits, the request for permission must be made in writing and on time. The compressed gas bottles have to be protected against impacts, from falling over, from access by unauthorized persons and against heat etc. in accordance with the relevant accident prevention regulations (see Item 5.7.1.2). 5.7.1.2 Use of Liquid Gas The compressed gas bottles used may not have a capacity of more than 11 kg. The amount on hand may not exceed the needs for one day (e.g.: 20 flames with an operating time of 4 hours per day equals 10,400 grams). Open fires must be at least 1.50 meters distant from any essential escape routes. They are to be separated from the escape routes. No combustible materials may be located within a radius of one meter surrounding the presentation devices. Liquid gas containers may not be deposited in staircases or emergency doors or in their immediate vicinity. They must be protected against impact, falling over, access by unauthorised persons and heat in accordance with the regulations contained in the Operational Safety Ordinance (BetrSichV) in connection with the valid technical guidelines. The distance between liquid gas containers and sources of radiant heat must be sufficient to ensure that the liquid gas in the bottles is not heated above 40° C. The heat protection screen must be made of non-combustible building materials. It must be securely positioned between the heat source and the bottles. For drawing off liquid gas from the gas phase, the bottles must be connected in the upright position. The consumption rate of the devices connected to a bottle may not exceed a total of 1.5 kg of gas per hour. 5.7.1.3 Setup and Maintenance When setting up and maintaining the liquid gas facilities, the BetrSichV in connection with the valid technical guidelines must be adhered to (in particular the “Technische Regeln Flüssiggas” TRF 88 published by the Deutscher Verein des Gas- und Wasserfaches e.V. [DVGW] and the Deutscher Verband Flüssiggase e.V. [DVFG] as well as the “Richtlinien für die Verwendung von Flüssiggas ZH 1/455” [published by the Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften]). 5.7.2 Combustible Fluids 5.7.2.1 Storage and Use The storage or use of flammable liquids as defined by the Hazardous Substance Ordinance (GefStoffV) within the halls and on the fair grounds is prohibited without the express written permission of Koelnmesse. Permission for the storage and use of such liquids can be granted for operating or presenting exhibits. A corresponding request has to be sent to Koelnmesse along with a requisite safety data sheet. Insofar as the storage or use of such liquids is permitted, the regulations contained in the existing technical guidelines and the currently valid versions of the Operational Safety Ordinance and the Hazardous Substance Ordinance must be adhered to. Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 1 | 50679 Köln I www.koelnmesse.de


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5.7.2.2 Storage of Required Amounts Only as much combustible liquid as is needed for operation and presentation for one day may be stored at the stand. The amount required must be specified in the request. 5.7.2.3 Storage Containers The amount required for one day has to be stored in closed, fracture-proof containers arrayed in a clearly structured manner. They must be inaccessible to unauthorized persons. The storage containers have to be located in non-combustible collecting basins. 5.7.2.4 Storage Location Smoking is strictly prohibited at the storage location. The area must be equipped with the appropriate signs. Suitable fire extinguishing equipment must be on hand. 5.7.2.5 Conditions for Operating Facilities that are operated or presented with combustible fluids must be fitted with non-combustible collection containers at the filler necks and any positions where fluids could escape. Due to the danger of fire and explosion, combustible fluids that have leaked into the collecting basins must be immediately removed and disposed of in a safe manner. 5.7.2.6 Filling with Liquids Since the process of filling the liquids into containers is especially dangerous, it must be done with the utmost care and caution. The valid technical regulations (e.g. information sheet BGI 623 issued by the Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften) or comparable safety ordinances must be adhered to. 5.7.2.7 Empty Containers Empty containers that once held combustible liquids may not be deposited or stored at the stand or in the halls. 5.8 Asbestos and other dangerous substances The application or use of building materials containing asbestos or other asbestos-containing products or certain other hazardous substances is forbidden. This regulation is based on the Chemisches Gesetz (Law for Protecting against Harmful Substances), in the currently valid version as well as on the Chemikalien-Verbotsverordnung (Regulation on the Prohibition of Chemicals)(ChemVerbotsV) and the Gefahrenstoffverordnung (Dangerous Materials Regulation)(GefStoffV) in the currently valid versions. 5.9 Film, Photography, Television and Other Types of Presentations Auditoriums must have at least two direct exits to the hall gangways. These exits must be as far apart from each other as possible. Auditoria require a special permit if they can hold more than 200 spectators. (see 4.2.1.) 5.10 Radiation Protection 5.10.1 Radioactive Materials A special permit is required to use radioactive materials. The permit has to be requested from the responsible authorities in accordance with the Radiation Protection Regulation (the currently valid version) and submitted to Koelnmesse at least six weeks prior to the start of the trade fair. If a permit has already been granted, it must be proved that the planned use of radioactive materials at the exhibition center is in accordance with all legal requirements. 5.10.2 X-Ray Facilities and Interference Radiators The Regulation for the Protection from Damage through X-Rays (RöV, BGBl Part I, currently valid version) must be adhered to. The operation of x-ray facilities and interference radiators is subject to approval/requires notification in accordance with articles 3,4,5 of RöV. The requests or notifications must be submitted to the authorities responsible at least four weeks prior to the start of the event and in three copies each. Koelnmesse must also be notified of any plans to operate such equipment. 5.10.3 Laser Facilities If certain laser facilities are to be used, the responsible authority and accident insurer have to be notified in accordance with art. 6 of the BGV B2 regulation concerning laser radiation. The notification must be accompanied by the written appointment of a laser protection officer for the operation of the laser facility. The authority responsible is the Staatliches Amt für Arbeitsschutz (State Authority for Industrial Safety) in Cologne. Koelnmesse must also be notified if such facilities are to be used. 5.11 High-frequency devices, radio systems, electro •magnetic compatibility and harmonic oscillations High-frequency devices, radio systems and other transmitters for communication purposes, radio paging systems, microport facilities, intercoms and telecontrol installations may only be operated with the permission of the Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications and Posts. Their use must be coordinated with Koelnmesse to ensure that frequencies are distributed evenly and the possibility of interference is excluded. High-frequency devices and radio systems may only be operated if they are in accordance with the Gesetz über Fernmeldeanlagen (Radio System Law), BGBl, and the Gesetz über elektromagnetische Verträglichkeit von Geräten – EMVG (Law on the Electromagnetic Compatibility of Devices) BGBl in the currently valid versions. If exhibits or stand decorations that use electrical, magnetic or electromagnetic fields are set up, the conditions contained in the 26th Ordinance on the Implementation of the Federal Ambient Pollution Control Act must be adhered to. The electrical installations of these exhibits and stands must be installed in such a way that there are no impermissibly high phase effects in the trade fair supply network due to harmonic oscillations (see also Item 5.3.3). 5.12 Cranes, Fork-Lift Trucks, Empty Containers, Trade Fair Forwarding Agents, Customs Only contract partners of Koelnmesse are permitted to use cranes, self-propelled forklift trucks with driver seat, electric scissor lifts, telescoping lifts and similar hall vehicles resp. workshop platforms, in the exhibition centre. Any exceptions to this rule must be approved by Koelnmesse. Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 1 | 50679 Köln I www.koelnmesse.de


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Koelnmesse recommends using its contract transport agencies. Empty containers may not be stored in the exhibition halls. Storage options are offered by Koelnmesse’s contract forwarding agents. Each exhibitor can freely choose which shipping company will transport the exhibits to and from the exhibition center. Detailed information can be found in the order media of Koelnmesse, under “Forwarding services”. 5.12.1 Customs Clearance The customs office H.Z.A. Koln-Deutz, office Koelnmesse, is situated in the fair grounds = Messe-Speditionshof. This office is competent for the clearance of exhibition goods, call number: +49 221 821-2858. It is recommended to entrust the contractual forwarding agents with the customs clearance of the exhibition goods. The representatives abroad of the contractual forwarding agents will arrange the customs clearance and prompt dispatch of the exhibition goods. Please contact the foreign representatives of the Koelnmesse and contractual forwarding agents for names and addresses. In Cologne the exhibition goods will be cleared by the contractual forwarding agents for temporary importation, as well as for definite importation on request. The contractual forwarding agents will deposit the necessary guarantee at the customs authority. In case of final import clearance the contractual forwarding agents will advance the import duties and taxes. For customs clearance three copies of proforma invoice in German are required. In order to avoid customs penalties the contractual forwarding agents draw your attention to the following facts: • All customs and transport documents for goods arriving from abroad and destined to the Koelnmesse have to be presented to the contractual forwarding agents for clearance before being delivered to the stand. • All goods cleared for temporary importation which will be either re-forwarded abroad or in the Federal Republic of Germany have to be presented to customs for examination and cleared by the respective contractual forwarding agent. The contractual forwarding agent will issue the necessary customs transit document on the office of destination. This document will be handed to the exhibitor or carrier. The receiver of this document is obliged to present the documents and the goods to the customs office of destination immediately after arrival in order to arrange clearance. In case of contravention the exhibitor has to pay the duties or to refund them to the contractual forwarding agent. Furthermore the consignee must count upon a penal prosecution on behalf of the German or foreign customs authorities. 5.13 Musical Renditions Musical renditions of all kinds require the approval of the German Author’s Rights Society (GEMA) in accordance with Copyright Law. If musical renditions have not been approved, GEMA can file for damages according to Article 97 of the Copyright Law. Address registrations and queries to: GEMA - Bezirksdirektion NRW, Postfach 10 13 43, 44013 Dortmund, Germany, tel.: +49 231 57701200, fax: +49 231 57701-230 Acoustic and visual presentations must also be approved by Koelnmesse. The permit is issued under the condition that the sound volume will not exceed 70 decibels and the presentation does not interfere with work at the neighboring stands in any way. If these regulations are repeatedly violated, the power supply to the exhibitor’s stand can be interrupted regardless of the effect on the stand as a whole. The exhibitor is not entitled to compensation for any damage suffered directly or indirectly due to the interruption in the power supply. The burden of proof of compliance with the regulations lies with the exhibitor. 5.14 Drink Dispensing Machines The currently valid version of theWorkplace Safety Ordinance – BetrSichV – must be complied with during the setup and operation of beverage dispensing facilities at the stand. It is not necessary to notify the City of Cologne. 5.15 Food Monitoring Statutory regulations, particularly the Lebensmittel-Hygiene- Verordnung – LMHV – (Food Hygiene Regulation) in its currently valid version, must be observed when food samples are presented for immediate consumption. Should you have any questions, please contact the City of Cologne: Umwelt- und Verbraucherschutzamt – Lebensmittelüberwachung, Eifelwall 7, 50674 Köln, Germany, Tel.: +49 221 221-26934, e-mail: 57-lebensmittelueberwachung@stadt-koeln.de 5.15.1 Import of Meat and Meat Products Please note that health certificates and edibility certificates have to be presented to the authorities of the importing country when importing meat or meat products. This is also the case when the goods are brought to Germany for an event. These certificates must be presented as originals and in German, and must include the certified veterinary control number. If the processing facility in your country is not authorized to export meat to the Federal Republic of Germany, the responsible authority can issue a special permit. Please contact the responsible veterinary office in good time before importing meat or meat products into Germany or contact one of Koelnmesse’s three contract transport agencies.

6. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Koelnmesse has accepted its responsibility to practice preventive environmental protection. As contracting partners of Koelnmesse, the exhibitors are obliged to ensure that all provisions and regulations relating to environmental protection are also observed by their subcontractors. Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 1 | 50679 Köln I www.koelnmesse.de


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6.1 Waste All of the following provisions are based on the Kreislaufwirtschafts- und Abfallgesetz (Recycling andWaste Law) in the currently valid version, associated implementation provisions as well as state law and the municipal statutes. Exhibitors and their subcontractors are obliged to effectively contribute to the avoidance of waste during every phase of an event. This goal has to be pursued in coordination with all participants, starting in the planning phase. In general, reusable and environmentally compatible materials should be used for stand construction and operation. 6.1.1 Waste Disposal The exhibitors are responsible for the proper and environmentally compatible disposal of waste produced during the construction, operation and dismantling of the stands. There are two ways of doing this: 1. Exhibitors can dispose of the waste on their own and at their own cost outside of the fair grounds. 2. Under “Waste disposal” in the order media of Koelnmesse, a cleaning company can be authorised by Koelnmesse to be commissioned to provide waste disposal services. Disposal of waste in other trash containers and facilities on the fair grounds is expressly prohibited. The construction and dismantling and the normal operation of the trade fair may not be adversely affected. If a filled out and signed order form is not received by the deadline, the trade fair company will assume that the exhibitor will dispose of the waste on his or her own. The trade fair company will commission a cleaning company at the expense of the ex-hibitor to dispose of waste that has not been removed in whole or in part.Waste left in the halls will be estimated per cubic metre and subject to a charge specified in the order media under “Waste disposal”. All subcontractors, stand constructors, etc. commissioned by the exhibitor are also obliged to dispose of their waste in a proper manner. 6.1.2 Wastes in Need of Special Monitoring The exhibitor/stand constructor commissioned by the exhibitor is obliged to dispose of all waste in accordance with the valid legal and other regulations. This applies in particular to waste defined as hazardous or especially hazardous in the currently valid version of the Ordinance on the List ofWastes (AVV). The latter category includes batteries, paints, solvents, lubricants and lacquers. 6.1.3 Waste Which Has Been Brought on Site Waste may not be brought to the fair ground. 6.2 Water, Waste Water, Ground Protection 6.2.1 Oils, Fat Collectors Discharges into the waste water system may not exceed the normal pollutant limits for households. If the waste water to be discharged contains oils and/or fats that exceed this limit, oil/fat collectors must be used. If mobile catering services are used, it must be ensured that fats and oils are collected and disposed of separately. The threshold values contained in theWasteWater Ordinance of the City of Cologne must be adhered to for inclusion into the waste water system. Further information: Stadtentwässerungsbetriebe Köln, AöR, Stadthaus, Willy-Brandt-Platz 2, 50679, Köln, Germany, Tel.: +49 221 221-0 6.2.2 Cleaning / Cleaning Agents Koelnmesse ’s contracting companies can be commissioned to clean the stands if the exhibitor fills out the corresponding order media. During the event, cleaning work may only be carried out by Koelnmesse’s contracting companies. 6.3 Environmental Damage Koelnmesse must be notified immediately if there is any damage to the environment, or pollution (e.g. due to gasoline, oil, solvents, paints). Cleaning work must generally be carried out with biodegradable products. Cleaning agents that contain dangerous solvents may only be used in exceptional cases in accordance with the regulations.

7. MISCELLANEOUS 7.1 “Infoscout” – the Cologne Visitor Information System Staff at the information desks will provide visitors with information to help them conveniently make contact with exhibitors. The details provided by the exhibitors in registration forms are the basis of the information provided. Other performance features of the system can be found in the individual forms. This information service is provided free of charge for exhibitors and visitors. 7.2 Insurance / Watchmen 7.2.1 Insurance Koelnmesse does not provide any special insurance policies for individual exhibition stands. Exhibitors are therefore recommended to purchase exhibition insurance. Under “Exhibition insurance” in the order media of Koelnmesse, each exhibitor can purchase insurance at their own expense via a Koelnmesse framework contract concluded with ZÜRICH VERSICHERUNG AG, Cologne. Please refer to the General Terms and Conditions in the order media of Koelnmesse for details concerning the extent of the insurance coverage.

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7.2.2 Watchmen Koelnmesse staff monitor the halls and outdoor area for the duration of the event. Security staff offer a limited supervision service during the construction of dismantling periods. Security companies with uniformed security guards and control bodies in civilian dress are commissioned to handle the general security in the halls and outdoor area, as well as controlling the entrances. All those present in the trade fair halls or outdoor area must be in the possession of a valid entrance ticket and be prepared to present this to security for inspection on demand. The security and monitoring of individual exhibitors’ stands or areas of stands is not included in general security and is the responsibility of the exhibitors themselves. Under “Stand security” in the order media of Koelnmesse, the exhibitor can commission the services of stand security personnel. 7.3 Exhibition Protection As a rule, exhibition protection is provided for all goods exhibited at Koelnmesse events. Temporary protection of patterns and brands is provided for these exhibitions. For information and the issuing of priority certificates please contact the patent lawyer service (see catalogue). The patent lawyer service requests that you submit as exact as possible documentation – description and representation in duplicate – of the items in question. The office is open throughout the event. 7.4 Arranging Personnel Detailed information can be found in the order media of Koelnmesse, under “Hostesses/ service staff” and under “Construction/dismantling staff”. 7.5 Hotel/travel services Koelnmesse’s hotel service provides exhibiting companies with advice and assistance concerning accommodation. This service also can be used for their customers’ accommodation needs. Koelnmesse GmbH, Postfach 21 07 60, 50532 Köln, Germany, Telephone: +49 221 821-3998, fax: +49 221 821-3999 e-mail: services@exhibitor.koelnmesse.de, www.hotelzimmerbuchung.com To learn about further travel services or book private accommodations, go to www.koelnmesse.de and click on “Hotel / Travel Services”. 7.6 Rental Furniture and Equipment The contracting companies commissioned by Koelnmesse rent out furniture, kitchen equipment and refrigeration appliances to exhibitors. Please refer to the appropriate order form for more detailed information. 7.7 Catering Catering services for the exhibitors, visitors, stand construction and dismantling personnel and other individuals at the Cologne exhibition centre will be provided on behalf of Koelnmesse by Sodexo Services GmbH, Deutz-Mülheimer Str. 30, 50679 Köln, Germany, Tel.: +49 221/284 9444, fax: +49 221 284 9445 e-mail: koeln.messe@sodexo.com, www.sodexo.de Koelnmesse operates all the catering facilities in the Halls and banqueting halls. The company also offers catering delivery service (see “Catering services” in the order media of Koelnmesse) and will provide individual quotes upon request. Our partner, Sodexo Services GmbH, provides you with the certainty that it fulfils all the legal requirements for operating catering facilities. Our contract caterers operate both stationary restaurants and mobile catering facilities. In addition, they can offer catering at the stands (see Form 7.20) and will provide customised services upon request. Our contract caterers provide you with the certainty that they fulfil all the legal requirements for operating catering facilities. However, if you commission other companies to provide catering services at your stand, then it is your responsibility, as contractor, to ensure that all legal requirements valid in the Federal Republic of Germany, and in particular those that pertain to food hygiene, are complied with and that the required licenses have been granted. Koelnmesse GmbH is under no obligation to check that the regulations are being followed.

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8. LIST OF KEYWORDS A .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Abrasive cutting and grinding work .............................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.10 Advertising material ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.7.7 Advertising space .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.7.7 Appliances when using gases ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................5.7.1.3 Approval confirmation .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.6.3.1 Approval of constructions that require a permit ..........................................................................................................................................................................4.2.1 Approval request for compressed gas bottles ............................................................................................................................................................................5.7.1.1 Arranging personnel ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................7.4 Asbestos ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.8 Ash containers .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.7 Ashtrays ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.7 Assembly regulations (electrical installation) ...............................................................................................................................................................................5.3.3 B .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Balloons ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 4.4.1.5 C .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Catering ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................7.7 Catwalks ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.6 Cellulose nitrate lacquer ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.9 Changes to the substance of the building (stand design) .........................................................................................................................................................4.7.3 Check (machine, pressure vessel and exhaust gas facilities) ................................................................................................................................................5.6.3.2 Checking of constructions that require a permit .........................................................................................................................................................................4.2.1 Checking the rented area ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.7.2 Cleaning / cleaning agents ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................6.2.2 Combustible fluids ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.7 / 5.7.2 Communications facilities ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................3.1.3 Compressed air ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................3.1.2 / 5.5.1 Compressed gas bottles .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.7.1.1 Compressed gas units .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.7.1 Compressed gases .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.7 Conditions for operating (compressed gases, liquid gases and combustible fluids) ....................................................................................................5.7.2.5 Connections (electrical) .........................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.3.1 Construction heights ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.3 Construction times ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................1.2.1 Containers (stand construction authorisation) .............................................................................................................................................................................4.2.2 Cranes ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.12 Customs .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.12 Customs clearance ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.12.1 D ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Damages ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.1.1 Decoration materials (fire protection and safety regulations) ............................................................................................................................................4.4.1.1 Dismantling times ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................1.2.1 Doors ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.5.2 Drink dispensing machines ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.14 Duration of event .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................1.2.2 E .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Electrical appliances (rental electrical appliances) ..........................................................................................................................................................................7.6 Electrical installation ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.3 Electrical supply ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................1.2 Electromagnetic compatibility .............................................................................................................................................................................................................5.11 Emergency evacuation ..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................2.6 Emergency exits .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................2.2.2 Emergency stairways ..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................2.2.2 Empties .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.11/5.12 Empty containers (use of compressed gases, liquid gases and combustible fluids) ....................................................................................................5.7.2.7 Environmental damage .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................6.3 Environmental protection ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................6 Equipment safety law .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.6.2 Escape routes ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................2.2 / 4.5 / 4.5.1 Exhaust gas facilities ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.6.5 Exhaust gases ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.6.4 Exhibition of motor vehicles ............................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.2 Exits .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.5/4.5.1 Explosive materials / munitions ......................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.3 F .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 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Filling with liquids (use of compressed gases, liquid gases and combustible fluids) ...................................................................................................5.7.2.6 Fire department operation zones .......................................................................................................................................................................................................2.2.1 Fire extinguishers ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.12 Fire protection ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1 Fire regulations .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4 Fireproof door shutters ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................3.1.d Fog machines .........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.6 Food monitoring ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.15 Fork-lift trucks ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.12 Forwarding agents ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.12 G ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Gas / gas installations ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.5.2/5.5 Gates .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3.1.e General lighting ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3.1.1 General regulations .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.1 Glass and acrylic glass ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.3 Grease traps ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................6.2.1 Ground protection ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................6.2 Ground regulations .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................1.1 H ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Hall data .........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3.1 Hall fittings ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3 Hall flooring ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.7.4 Hall height (clear span) ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................3.1.b Hanging objects from the hall ceiling ..............................................................................................................................................................................................4.7.5 Harmonic oscillations ..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.11 Hazardous substances ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.8 Heating ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3.1.5 High-frequency systems ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.11 Hotel room reservations ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................7.5 House regulations .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................1.1 Hydrants ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................2.2.1 I ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................... Point Import of meat and meat products ...................................................................................................................................................................................................5.16 Information system “Infoscout” .............................................................................................................................................................................................................7.1 Insurance .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................7.2/7.2.1 Interference radiators ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.10.2 K .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Kitchen equipment (rental kitchen equipment) ...............................................................................................................................................................................7.6 L .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Ladders ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.6 Laser facilities .........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.10.3 Lifts ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3.1.c Liquid gas facilities ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.7.1 Liquid gases ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.7 M ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Machine noise ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.6.1 Machinery ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.6 Maintenance when using gases ......................................................................................................................................................................................................5.7.1.3 Meeting places ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.4 Modifications to non-regulation components ..............................................................................................................................................................................4.2.3 Monitoring (machine, pressure vessel and exhaust gas facilities) ......................................................................................................................................5.6.3.4 Musical renditions .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.13 N ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Non-recyclable waste containers ...................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.8 O ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Oils ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................6.2.1 Opening times ..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................1.2 Operating ban ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.6.2.3 Operating regulations ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.3.3 Operational safety ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5 Outdoor area .........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3.2/4.8 Overview of the hall layout .................................................................................................................................................................................................................3.1.a P .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 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Preliminary notes ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................1 Presentation (stand design) .................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.7.1 Presentations ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.7.7/ 5.9 Pressure vessels ..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.6 / 5.6.3 Product safety law ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.6.2 Protecting exhibits ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................7.3 Pyrotechnics ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.4 R .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Radiation protection ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.10 Radio systems ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.11 Radioactive substances .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.10.1 Recycling containers ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.8 Refrigerators (rental refrigerators) .........................................................................................................................................................................................................7.6 Rental devices (machine, pressure vessel and exhaust gas facilities) ...............................................................................................................................5.6.3.3 Rental furniture ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................7.6 S .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Safety devices ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.6.2.1 Safety equipment ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................2.3 Safety lighting ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.3.5 Safety measures .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.3.4 Safety regulations ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4 Screening of films ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.9 Security ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................2.5 / 7.2 / 7.2.2 Service doors ..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3.1.d Spray guns ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.9 Sprinkler systems .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3.1.4 Stand construction authorisation ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................4.2 Stand construction materials ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.1 Stand construction regulations ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................4 Stand covering ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.2 Stand design ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.7 Stand installation .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.3.2 Stand numbering .........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................2.4 Stand partition walls ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.7.6 Stand safety ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.1 Steps .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.6 Storage containers (use of compressed gases, liquid gases and combustible fluids) ..................................................................................................5.7.2.3 Storage location (use of compressed gases, liquid gases and combustible fluids) .......................................................................................................5.7.2.4 Storage of gases and combustible fluids .....................................................................................................................................................................................5.7.2.1 Storage of required materials (compressed gases, liquid gases and combustible fluids) ...........................................................................................5.7.2.2 System stands ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.7.6 T .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Technical data ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3 Technical hall information .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................3.1.f Technical regulations .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5 Technical safety regulations ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................5 Technical supply ..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5 Television presentations ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.9 Testing procedures (machine, pressure vessel and exhaust gas facilities) .......................................................................................................................5.6.2.2 Trade fair forwarding agents .................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.12 Traffic regulations ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................2.1 Transport ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................2 Two-storey constructions .........................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.9 Type of power / voltage .........................................................................................................................................................................................................................3.1.1 U ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Use of balloons ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.5 Use of combustible fluids ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.7.2.1 Use of compressed and liquid gases ..............................................................................................................................................................................................5.7.2.1 Use of compressed gases ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.7 Use of flying objects ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.5 Use of tools ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.2 V ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point Vapours (machine, pressure vessel and exhaust gas facilities) ................................................................................................................................................5.6.4 Vehicles ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.2.2 Visitor information system “Infoscout” ...............................................................................................................................................................................................7.1 W ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................ 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Waste management ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................................6.1 Waste water ..................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................6.2 Waste water installation ...........................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.4 Waste which has been brought on site ...........................................................................................................................................................................................6.1.3 Wastes in need of special monitoring ..............................................................................................................................................................................................6.1.2 Water ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................6.2 Water installation ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.4 Water supply .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................3.1.2 Work with open flames ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................4.4.1.10 x .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Point X-ray facilities .........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................5.10.2

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