Terms & Conditions


Registration Terms and Conditions
Registration fees are based on the date of receipt of the registration form. The prices indicated are per person and are only applicable if both the registration form and the payment are received before the deadlines abovementioned; otherwise the higher registration fee will be applied.

Confirmation
Upon completion of your online registration, you will be sent a confirmation by email. The confirmation is sent to the address provided on the registration form and will show if we have received your payment and will include an invoice.

Invitation letter for visa application
Attendees must have registered and paid the required registration fees before requesting an official letter of invitation. All requests should be sent by e-mail to [email protected] Please note that the organisers will not be able to contact or intervene with any Embassy or Consulate office on behalf of a delegate. Procedure to request an official letter of invitation for visa application (PDF)

EWEA Membership fee
EWEA membership rates will be applied and a member company will appear in the relevant list only if no membership payments are outstanding. The processing time for new membership contracts is two weeks. If the membership status is not valid at the date of registration (either due to non-payment or contract processing time), the non-member fee will be charged and any reimbursements made onlyafter reception of membership payment.

Payment
Payment must accompany the registration form. Registrations received without payment will not be processed nor confirmed. All prices are in Euro (€). All payments must be made in Euro (€); no other currency will be accepted.

Payment by credit card (for all registration categories)
The online registration platform is a secured site. VISA and Eurocard/MasterCard are the only credit cards accepted. Please enter all relevant information on the registration form. It is also mandatory that the credit cardholder's name is clearly mentioned if it differs from the registrant's name.

Your credit card transaction will be processed through MCI Benelux S.A. (EWEA OFFSHORE 2011 Event Secretariat). Please note that your monthly credit card statement will indicate payment to "EWEA".

Bank transfer payment (for exhibitor staff registration only)
Payments by bank transfer are accepted until 25 October 2011 and should be made to the following bank account:

Bank: ING Belgium SA/NV, Business Branch Hippodrome, Chaussée de la Hulpe 130A Box 23, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Beneficiary: MCI BENELUX SA / EWEA OFFSHORE 2011
Account no.: 363-0887451-38
SWIFT/BIC code: BBRU BE BB
IBAN: BE24363088745138 (mandatory for international bank transfers)

Bank fees are the sole responsibility of the registrant and should be paid in addition to the registration fees. Transfers must clearly state the name of the conference, the registration number and name of the participant, as unidentified bank transfers cannot be processed. If payment is made for more than one person or by a company, please make sure all names are indicated.

Exhibitors with outstanding fees at the time of the event will be required to provide a credit card guarantee onsite.

VAT
Dutch VAT is applicable on the registration fees (19%) and on the food and beverage (6%). Please note that VAT on registration fees paid by companies and other taxable entities can only be reclaimed if the client’s VAT number is mentioned on the invoice. If applicable, please fill out your company’s VAT number in the corresponding section on the registration form. VAT on food and beverage cannot be reclaimed.

Invoice
Only digital version of invoices will be sent to participants upon completion of your online registration. The invoice will be issued using the billing details provided on the registration form so please make sure you have provided us with the correct information (company name, address and VAT number if applicable).

Cancellation & refund policy
Any cancellation of registration should be communicated in writing to the EWEA OFFSHORE 2011 Event Secretariat by e-mail to offshorereg(at)eweaevents.org or by fax to +32 2 743 1584.

Conference registration cancellations will be subject to a €75 cancellation fee (plus VAT) until 20 July 2011. After that date, no refunds or exceptions will be made. All refunds will be processed after the event. Please email offshorereg(at)eweaevents.org regarding all cancellations.

No refunds will be made for exhibition visitor passes and exhibitor staff passes.

Name changes
Conference registrations are transferable without a fee through 20 July 2011. However, we cannot change the invoice or make any other changes. Substitutions after this date will not be permitted. Shared registrations are not permitted. Please email offshorereg(at)eweaevents.org regarding all name changes.

Name changes for exhibition visitor passes are not possible.

Data protection
The personal information that you provide will be held on a database by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). We may occasionally use your details strictly in connection to EWEA events, provided that you opt in to receive such information when completing the registration form.

Disclaimer
The EWEA OFFSHORE 2011 Event Secretariat (c/o MCI BENELUX SA) works as an agent on behalf of EWEA. Neither the EWEA OFFSHORE 2011 Event Secretariat nor EWEA may be held responsible for any loss, injury or damage to any property, whatever the cause may be. Liability of persons and enterprises providing means of transportation or other services, however, remains unaffected. Should, for any reason outside the organisers' control (including but not limited to acts of terrorism, extreme weather conditions and/or industrial action) the venue or speakers change, or the event be cancelled, the organisers will endeavour to re-schedule, but shall not be held responsible for any costs, damages or expenses incurred by registrants. If for any reason the organisers decide to make material changes to this conference, they are not responsible for airfares, hotels or other costs incurred by registrants. The customer takes part in the conference, all tours and trips at his own risk. Further, the organisers may not be held liable for any costs or damages incurred resulting from acts outside of their control including but not limited to force majeure, strikes and/or public manifestations. Only written arrangements are binding. The sole legal venue is Brussels. Registration of a participant entails acceptance of these conditions.  

In any disputes that may arise concerning the execution or interpretation of the present General Regulations, both parties agree that they will be subject to Belgian law and that the commercial courts of Brussels will be competent, without prejudice to EWEA’s right to initiate proceedings under the laws and before the courts of the participant’s registered office in the event any sums are due by the participant to EWEA.

Registration questions?

EWEA OFFSHORE 2011 Event Secretariat c/o MCI Benelux SA:

 

+32 (0) 2 740 2225
offshorereg(at)eweaevents.org

 

General registration queries: Ms Emma Boyd

Exhibitor registration queries: Ms Malou Meuffels

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