IMPORTFEST 2020 - VEHICLE REGISTRATION

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) North Building

255 Front Street West

Toronto, ON M5V 2W6

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Vehicle Registration is Now Open for ImportFest 2020 Don't miss your chance to join the BIGGEST Car show this summer! * Space is Limited

About this Event

Follow the instructions below if you would like to register your vehicle for ImportFest on Saturday July 25, 2020 inside the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

STEP ONE

Email reg@importfest.com using your FIRST and LAST name as the Subject Heading.

Write a brief description of your vehicle mods - make sure to include your year, make and model.

Attach 2-3 images (5 MB max) showing your car’s best features.

Note: Multiple emails from one applicant will not be accepted, please ensure to include your description and images in one email only.

STEP TWO

If accepted, you will receive an email with payment instructions and a link to complete your Registration online.

Click the link, enter the promo code and complete your registration!

ACCEPTED VS NOT ACCEPTED

REVIEW PROCESS

IMPORTFEST INC. has an experienced panel of judges that will review each submission with focus on the overall fit and finish, quality of workmanship, after-market parts and relevance of modifications. Our selection process is a subjective review of your “images” and “listed modifications”. IMPORTFEST INC. holds the right to accept and/or reject any applicant it sees fit.

In addition, each applicant will be evaluated with consideration to our scoring system and categories list. Priority is awarded to those vehicles that show a high level of competitiveness in their respective class

(Due to the high volume of submissions we will ONLY be sending out acceptance emails).

A few things to keep in mind…

VIP’s are located pre-assigned high traffic areas across the show floor

Basic registration is assigned on a first come first serve basis only

We offer 1st & 2nd Place Only for the “Class Awards” and “Overall Other” Awards

No transfers * No refunds * No credits

2020 AWARD CATEGORIES

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I bring my own stanchions?

Trade show approved stanchions are permitted. If you are unsure please email us at reg@importfest.com

Can I put down carpet?

No. You are not permitted to lay down carpet, flooring or any type of covering on the floor including tape. If you would like to rent carpet from our exclusive service provider please email us at reg@importfest.com

Can I bring my own chairs?

Yes, you can bring your own chairs and place them along the back wall of the venue. You may not place your chairs next to your vehicle or block any aisles.

Can I bring my display?

If you have a custom display setup for your vehicle please email details and diagram to reg@importfest.com for review.

Can I park next to my friend?

If you would like to park next to your friend please arrive to the venue for setup at the same time. Our staff is not permitted to hold space for anyone. We must fill in all of the gaps on a first come first serve basis. VIP spots are pre-assigned so if you and your friend are registered under VIP you may request to park side by side in advance by emailing us at reg@importfest.com before July 1, 2020.

Can I choose where I want to be on the show floor?

We will place your car according to our floor plan. We do not reserve space. If you wish to park next to a friend please ensure you both arrive at the same time.

VIP spots are pre-assigned.

I am coming with my Team can we all park together?

If you have a team of 6 or more cars please email us at reg@importfest.com and we will do our best to pre-assign your space.

Can I bring a friend for set up?

You will be permitted one passenger only. All other passengers must exit the vehicle prior to entering the building.

Why was I not accepted?

IMPORTFEST INC. has an experienced panel of judges that will review each submission against our criteria including fit and finish, quality of workmanship and parts and relevance of modifications. Our selection process is a subjective review of your “images” and “listed modifications”. IMPORTFEST INC. holds the right to accept and/or reject any applicant it sees fit. Our selection process is to help maintain a high level of competition and to ensure each applicant meets our “subjective” standard.

Additionally, every applicant will be evaluated with consideration to our scoring system and categories list. Priority is awarded to those vehicles that show a high level of competitiveness in their respective class.

I do not see an award category for my car? Why not?

Award categories are updated annually according to competition and registration trends. Vehicles not listed in a class category will be grouped into an affiliated category i.e. Import Other. If you are not satisfied with the award categories please DO NOT register.

Will you remove or add award categories?

All of the listed categories are 100% Guaranteed. We may add a few more.

When do we setup for IMPORTFEST?

Set up will take place on Friday July 24, 2020 between 10am to 6pm. We suggest you all arrive early to avoid downtown traffic.

What if I can’t make it?

In the event you miss setup, we will have your swag bag and tickets for you to pick up at Will Call on Saturday July 25, 2020 at 10am.

How do I get power?

Power is provided by Showtech Services. Please email us at reg@importfest.com if you would like to order power.

RULES & REGULATIONS

Every competitor must abide by the rules set forth by IMPORTFEST INC. and MTCC while participating at IMPORTFEST. We strongly suggest you familiarize yourselves with the rules and setup procedures prior to registering.

INSTALL/REPAIR/SERVICE/TUNING

This is strictly prohibited. At no time will you be permitted to install/service/repair or modify your vehicle inside the MTCC.

DISPLAY ITEMS

If you plan to create a display around your car you must submit images and a diagram to reg@importfest.com for approval. We do not permit the display of past awards, picture frames, floor banners. Any bags or boxes or cleaning supplies next to your vehicle must be removed or your car will not be judged.

ELECTRICAL

If you wish to order Electrical please email us at reg@importfest.com. Electrical should only be requested by those who wish to use display lighting - this is not intended for audio. You are not permitted to play audio from your vehicle at any time while inside the venue.

IN & OUT PRIVILEGES

Stamps must be visible to ensure entry/re-entry into the show. Any tampering with stamps will result in immediate dismissal from the show. Lost or Forgotten tickets will not be replaced, no exceptions.

Re-sale of tickets is illegal and will result in fines/charges.

ADMISSABLE BEHAVIOR

Alcohol, drugs, weapons and other illegal materials are not permitted in the venue. At no time during the event may you start your engine; doing so will result in immediate ejection from IMPORTFEST and fines.

DAMAGE TO THE VENUE

Any damage to the venue i.e. skid marks, sticker or tape residue, etc. as a result of your miss conduct will be billed to you directly.

BATTERY TERMINALS

The MTCC requires that all battery terminals and alarms to be disconnected upon entry into the building. This is to reduce noise and ensure safety for our guests. You will not be permitted to play any audio from your vehicle.

LIABILITY

IMPORTFEST INC. shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to any property at any time during setup or event date. All competitors are required to lock their vehicles and keep their belongings safe.

FIRE SAFETY AND HEALTH REGULATIONS

Everyone must comply with the local, municipal and provincial laws and regulations in conjunction with safety, health and other matters. Vehicles must have 1/2 tank gas or less - NO EXCEPTIONS.

YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO START YOUR ENGINE AT ANYTIME DURING THE EVENT HOURS.

AMENDMENTS

IMPORTFEST INC. shall have the power to enforce all terms, rules and regulations as well as any other stipulations necessary for proper conduct of the show. All competitors agree to comply with such terms, rules, regulations, all pertinent laws, and codes. In addition IMPORTFEST Inc. has the right to refuse or reject any vehicle into the venue at their discretion.

PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

Flyers, business cards, banners, signs and any other printed materials are not permitted in the venue for distribution unless a booth has been purchased or otherwise authorized by IMPORTFEST Inc. If caught, material will be taken away and you will be subject to a $5000 fine plus disqualification and ejection from the event.

SALE OF MERCHANDISE

Sale of merchandise is NOT permitted at any time unless you have purchased a booth.

COPYRIGHTS

All competitors hereby assume all costs and expenses associated with copyright, trademark, trade name and any other statutory protection.

VIDEO FOOTAGE

IMPORTFEST INC. assumes no responsibility for any use or infringement of Vendors/competitor’s name, logo or any types of materials used in filming or marketing pieces i.e. event coverage

FORCES OF NATURE

IMPORTFEST INC. shall have no liability whatsoever from any cause beyond its control resulting from strike, fire, weather, lockout, civil disobedience, acts of God.

MOVE OUT

Move out will begin at 10:59pm immediately following the award ceremony. All Vehicles and display booth materials must be removed from the building by 1:00am.

Any vehicles left behind will be tagged and towed at owners’ expense.

REFUNDS/TRANSFER

No Refunds. No Transfers.

For more information please visit www.importfest.com or if you have questions please email us at reg@importfest.com

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) North Building

255 Front Street West

Toronto, ON M5V 2W6

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