Event Policies

Cancellation Details:
Any cancellation made after the date specified in your event confirmation e-mail will not be entitled to a refund. 

Notice of Video/Audio and Photography
By registering for and/or attending the Event, I acknowledge and agree that video, photographs, and or other recording of the Event may be taken by the Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Apartment Association (GCNKAA) or Partners acting on behalf of GCNKAA, and these photographs, videos or other recordings of my image, likeness and/or voice may be used by GCNKAA in any media now or later invented for any purpose related to the GCNKAA mission including educational, promotional, and awareness related use without compensation.  

By registering for and/or attending the Event I give to GCNKAA unlimited permission to use my name, likeness, image, statements and other information I may give to GCNKAA, whether through registration, at the Event, or otherwise, that may be necessary for GCNKAA to make use of its rights in the photographs, video, and other recordings.

This authorization is continuous and may only be withdrawn by specific rescission of this authorization.  

Indemnification Release
By registering for and attending the Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky  Apartment Association (“GCNKAA”) Events and to the furthest extent allowed by law, and signified by entering the event facility or event area for and GCNKAA Event, the Attendee/Participant (“Attendee”) agrees to release and indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the GCNKAA and its officers, directors, volunteers, sponsors and employees (hereinafter referred to as “Released Party”) from and against any and all claims, actions, liabilities, damages, losses, fines, penalties, or expenses, whether in contract, tort or strict liability, or including reasonable court costs, attorneys’ fees, and costs of claim processing, investigation and litigation (hereinafter referred to as “Claims”) for bodily injury or personal injury, including death, caused, or alleged to be caused in whole or part, incurred by Attendee, arising or alleged to have arisen directly or indirectly out of the Attendee’s participation in the Event.  Further, Attendee releases and indemnifies the Released Parties from all property loss or damage suffered while participating in the Event.  Attendee’s obligations under the preceding sentences shall apply regardless of whether GCNKAA or any of its officers, directors, employees, agents or volunteers are negligent, but shall not apply to any losses or damages caused solely by the gross negligence, or caused by the willful misconduct, of GCNKAA or any of its officers, directors, employees, agents, sponsors or volunteers. 

It is the specific intention of the parties that the Released Parties shall, in all instances, except for Claims arising solely from the negligent or willful acts or omissions of the Released Parties, be released and indemnified by Attendee from and against any and all claims. It is agreed that Attendee will be responsible for primary loss investigation, defense and judgment costs where this indemnification is applicable. 

GCNKAA shall be reimbursed for all attorney’s fees and costs incurred by GCNKAA in enforcing this Agreement. 

Participation in the Event includes not only attending or participating in the event and the inherent risks associated with any activities related to the event, but also use or operation of any equipment, and participation in any special events, games or activities provided on the event facility or by any of the event sponsors or participants.  

You have read and agree to comply with, and to cause the Event to comply with, all of the foregoing provisions. In addition, you agree to hold harmless, defend and indemnify the GCNKAA, and their boards, employees and agents from and against any claims, injuries, causes of action, damages and expenses, including attorney’s fees, resulting from or arising out of the service or consumption of alcohol at the Event or any failure of the Event to comply with any of the provisions of this Addendum.  

Most event facilities hold a liquor license that does not allow for outside alcohol to be brought into the facility or onto the grounds of the event venue. Outside alcohol brought in by members, guests, and event attendees is a direct violation of State liquor law and is cause for immediate expulsion from the event with no refund and could jeopardize your association membership as it would be a violation of the ethics clause.