Registration Terms & Conditions

Cancellation/Refund Policy
Requests for registration cancellation must be received by in writing no later than DATE in order for a refund to be processed.* Refund requests will not be honored after MM/YY. Registrations purchased after MM/YY are 100% non-refundable. Phone cancellations are strictly prohibited, and cancellation requests sent via mail, fax or emailed to any inbox other than will not be reviewed. All refunds are subject to a $50 cancellation fee. Attendee substitutions are not permitted and meeting registrations cannot be transferred from one person to another. Membership dues payments are final and will not be refunded once processed.

*Non-attending (no-show) registrants will not be refunded unless they are unable to participate in the 2020 Annual Meeting due to extenuating circumstances (e.g. airline initiated flight cancellations; medical emergencies & injuries sustained by the registrant or direct relative; natural disasters; court/jury duty summons; military personnel deployment; death of an immediate family member). These registrants must submit reasonable verification of their inability to attend via email to prior to the start of the conference. Reasonable verification includes, but is not limited to, notice of flight cancellation provided by your airline; an injury report or physician’s note issued by a licensed practitioner; copy of your official court/jury duty summons; military orders; obituary, etc. Failure to submit this documentation and correspondence by C.O.B. on October 14 will result in 100% forfeiture of all registration fees paid, regardless of circumstances surrounding the absenteeism—no exceptions. 

Consent to Use of Image, Name and Other Likeness
By attending the 2020 Annual Meeting or entering in the facility in which the 2020 Annual Meeting takes place you agree that BMES and/or third parties authorized by BMES may photograph or record your likeness, image, name, voice, and/or words, and may publish, display, reproduce, copy and distribute your likeness, image, name, voice, and/or words for promotional, educational, or membership activities worldwide in all forms of media now known or later developed, including but not limited to advertising, training, websites, presentations and marketing materials. You further acknowledge that BMES and/or third parties authorized by BMES shall have the right, but not the obligation, to identify you in connection with such media by name and/or affiliation.

Use of Attendee Information
By registering for this event, you agree to receive reminder emails, important event updates, and other communications from BMES related to the 2020 Annual Meeting. You also consent to us sharing some of the information collected during the registration process with sponsors and exhibitors of the 2020 Annual Meeting (name, company, mailing address, email and job function). The sponsor or exhibitor may use this data to contact you after the conference or for other purposes that you agree to.