Reed Exhibitions and IBTM Americas strive to create and maintain an environment where all people are treated with dignity, decency and respect. As such, we expect ALL parties participating in any IBTM Americas event, including but not limited to, exhibitors, sponsors, and attendees, to behave appropriately at all times throughout the year.
IBTM Americas has a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY for harassment of any kind including, but not limited to:
- Offensive verbal comments
- Physical assault and/or battery
- Harassing or non-consensual photography or recording
- Sustained disruption of presentations and other events
- Bathroom policing
- Inappropriate physical contact
- Unwelcome physical attention
- Sexually explicit, suggestive and/or provocative behavior
- Hate symbols
In relation to, but not limited to:
- National origin
- Gender identity
- Gender presentation
- Sexual orientation
- Marital status
- Body size
If a person engages in harassing behavior at any time, IBTM Americas staff will take prompt action in any form they deem appropriate, including expulsion from IBTM Americas with no refund. Our policy applies to EVERYONE participating in a IBTM Americas event. Exhibitors, attendees, speakers, guests, professionals, press, staff, volunteers, and security are ALL subject to our Anti-Harassment Policy.
Anyone can report harassment to IBTM Americas staff at any time. If someone’s behavior has made you uncomfortable, or if you witness the same happening to someone else, you should immediately contact security or IBTM Americas staff. If necessary, IBTM Americas staff will contact local law enforcement, provide escort, offer a safe place, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to make sure they feel safe for the rest of IBTM Americas 2021.