Official Date is Now MAY 17-19, 2024 AT Century 2 Exhibition Hall

RIVERCITY TATTOO & CULTURE EXPO SHOW Payment Policy Payment for spaces utilized for the 2023 RIVERCITY TATTOO & CULTURE EXPO SHOW will be as follows:

All payments are NON-Refundable, NON-Transferable.

VENDOR agrees to pay 100% of the anticipated charges due to CENTER prior to the start time of the event as noted above. Charges incurred above and beyond anticipated are due and payable to CENTER upon the receipt of invoice. In the event a booth space is not paid in full prior to show dates, reserved booth space and deposit shall be forfeited at VENDOR’S expense. All Payments are to be made payable to the RIVERCITY TATTOO & CULTURE EXPO SHOW

A service charge of $25.00 will be imposed on any checks returned for non-sufficient funds. CENTER will pursue all legal and civil avenues allowable by law to collect the debt. (Please include Vendor Name on all checks)

Event Hours:

Friday – 9am to 11pm Exhibitor load in, doors open at 12:00pm to 11:00pm

Saturday – 9am access, public doors open at 11:00am to 11:00 pm

Sunday – 9 am access, public doors open 11:00am to 6:00pm

Sunday – 6:00pm to 8:00pm – EXHIBITOR CLEAN-UP/MOVE-OUT
CENTER: For the purpose of this agreement, any mention or reference to the “CENTER” means the RIVERCITY TATTOO EXPO, WICHITA, KS.
BOOTH: The exhibitor will be rented an assigned space and an area not to exceed booth boundaries. No displays or signage will be permitted outside this space without written permission from show management. Management reserves the right to change booth assignment.
RENTAL: The booth rental is exclusive to the exhibitor whose name appears on this agreement and no portion of the space can be sublet or assigned. The exhibitor shall forfeit his right to the space, all rental monies paid, and upon demand by management, pay any balance owing if the exhibitor fails to occupy, use the space, or have the exhibit completed and in place by the opening of the show.
RESTRICTIONS: The management reserves the right to restrict or remove, without refund, any exhibits that have been falsely entered or deemed by the management to be unsuitable or objectionable. *No smoking or drinking of alcoholic beverages is allowed except in those areas set aside for such.* Exhibitors using sound as a marketing devices shall do so in a manner not to disturb or affect the business of other exhibitors. P.A. Devices or microphones are strictly prohibited. *No helium balloons of any kind are allowed in the CENTER.*Exhibitors shall not use adhesives or fasteners in any way to affix any item to any portion of the CENTER.*ALL EXHIBITORS ARE REQUIRED, AT THEIR EXPENSE OF MONIES OR EFFORTS, TO SECURE ANY LICENSES, PERMITS, OR MAKE ANY CONTACTS NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH LOCAL HEALTH PERMITS, FIRE CODES, TAX COLLECTION AND PAYMENT REQUIREMENTS, AS WELL AS ANY CITY, COUNTY, STATE OR FEDERAL REGULATION OR LAWS THAT WOULD BE BINDING ON THE EXHIBITOR. BOOTH CLOSURE BY ANY GOVERNMENTAL BODY WILL REFLECT SOLELY ON THE EXHIBITOR AND NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE.
SAMPLING: Exhibitors may sample only products that they normally serve or produce in their business. Under no circumstances will samples be sold. Sample sizes are as follows: Non-alcohol 2 oz., Food 1 oz.
CANCELLATION: Should the exhibitor cancel this agreement for any reason, or should management deem the exhibitor in default or in violation of this agreement, all monies paid to management by exhibitor shall be retained by management. Further, any balances due shall be considered owing and upon demand, exhibitor will pay said balance to management.
INDEMNIFICATION: By signing this agreement the exhibitor shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless the RIVERCITY TATTOO & CULTURE EXPO SHOW , Century 2 Property Management & Virtual Effect Management Services; their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, insurers, and agents herein from and against all claims, damages, losses and expenses, including attorneys’ fees arising out of or resulting from the acts, errors, omissions, conduct or operations of the exhibitor, provided that any such claim, damage, loss or expense (1) is attributable to bodily injury, sickness, disease or death or to injury to or destruction of tangible property, including the loss of use resulting there-from, and (2) is caused or is claimed or alleged to have been caused, in whole or in part, by negligent act, error, omission, conduct or operation of the exhibitor, or any subcontractor, or anyone directly or indirectly employed by any of them or anyone for whose acts any of them may be liable, or (3) is abused or is claimed to have been caused, in whole or in part, by any product sold or service rendered by the exhibitor, its agents, employees, or subcontractors. RIVERCITY TATTOO & CULTURE EXPO SHOW Health and Safety Guidelines In cooperation with Public Health – Sedgwick County to ensure a safe and healthy tattoo convention for all participants, staff, volunteers and the attending public, these guidelines are required for participation in the event. These requirements are written in consideration of Kansas Administrative Code (WAC) 246-145 and Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration 29 CFR 1910.1030 “Occupation Exposure to Blood borne Pathogens.”
Individual booths that do not comply with RIVERCITY TATTOO & CULTURE EXPO SHOW Health and Safety Guidelines may be closed without any compensation or reimbursement of convention fees, travel expenses or lost income. a health check in crew will be available Thursday morning providing checklists in order to prepare you for inspections. Every booth that will be tattooing and piercing must go through this check in order to be able to open on Friday. Please don’t hold us up by being late or by not having the necessary requirements.
Artist Requirements

  1. All persons who have a reasonable anticipated risk for skin, eye, or mucous membrane contact with blood should comply with standard precautions/body substance isolation. All Artists tattooing or piercing MUST have current blood borne pathogen training as described in 29 CFR 1910.1030. The certificate should be no older than 2 years and you will be asked to show certificate at check in. All body artists who will be working in your booth must show their individual certificate. One certificate will not cover the whole shop. Artists should not perform any tattoo or piercing procedures if they are ill or experiencing symptoms such as diarrhea, vomiting, jaundice, rash, or open skin infections such as boils, impetigo, or scabies. Artists must keep consent forms for each client. Additionally, all artists must provide aftercare instructions for each customer. Samples will be asked for at check in. Artists must wash their hands before and after taking any breaks. Additionally, artists must wash their hands or use an approved hand‐washing alternative between clients. Please show us your alcohol wipes or antimicrobial hand wipes at check in.

Booth Requirements

  1. Chairs and surfaces must be non‐absorbent, water impervious and easily cleaned. No cloth chairs should be used, and massage tables and armrests must be properly covered with plastic barriers or medical grade disposable drape sheets used one‐time only. Each booth is responsible for bringing their own cleaning and disinfecting supplies. These must be hospital grade, tuberculocidal, EPA‐approved disinfectants. Each booth must bring enough cleaning and disinfecting supplies to last the entire day/convention. Make sure to follow kill‐time as appropriate for your product. Each artist or booth must have enough tools sterilized by autoclave and single use equipment to last the entire day/convention. Also bring a current spore test (no more than 30 days old) and make sure all packages are properly dated within the time of the spore test. If you use pre‐sterilized disposable sharps and tubes make sure the expiration dates are valid. If you only use pre‐sterilized equipment the spore test of your individual machine will not be required. At check in we will ask to see gloves, razors, ink cups, paper towels, pens, rubber bands, rinse cups, clip chord covers, tattooing compound/tongue depressors etc. as single use equipment. Artists should bring enough sterilized sharps and tools to last for the duration of the convention. Facilities will NOT be provided for the processing of contaminated tools. Scrubbing, rinsing, autoclaving, or the use of ultrasonic cleaners will be prohibited from the convention site. Disposable sharps (tattoo or piercing needles, e.g.) or reusable sharps (tattoo tubes or piercing tools) containers must be clearly marked and stored where they are inaccessible to customers. Sharps must be disposed of in leak proof, rigid, puncture resistant containers. Disposable sharps containers will NOT be provided. You must bring disposable sharps containers and a biohazard/sealed container for your used tubes (unless you use disposable tubes), and show us at check in. Food is prohibited in the booth. Artists may keep closed or lidded beverages at the front table. Only the individual being tattooed or pierced may have food or beverages near the procedural area. Artists MUST use proper absorbent bandages! Many tattoo supply companies and all medical supply companies sell them. Saran Wrap is NOT a bandage. If we see clients in saran wrap we will re-bandage them and give you a warning. After several warnings you may be asked to leave the convention. Keep your art safe from infections. Show it off at Tattoo of the Day. Please send a copy of your license with your application or take a picture of it and send it in.

General Requirements

  1. Chairs and surfaces must be non‐absorbent, water impervious, and easily cleaned. The tattooing of minors is prohibited in the State of Kansas, with or without parental consent. All persons such as volunteers and vendors who have a reasonable anticipated risk for skin, eye, or mucous membrane contact with blood must comply with standard precautions/body substance isolation. I agree to allow RiverCity Tattoo Expo to show my social media photos.

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