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    Must be covered with toughened glass lens (this is to stop lights exploding and starting fires (eg Halogen tubes), if the exhibitor can demonstrate that this will not be a problem, then the venue will consider approval.

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      Must be switched off prior to leaving each night.

  • Where you have any electrical equipment on your stand:

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      No double adaptors - use only power boards;

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        All portable electrical equipment, appliances and leads used, must be tested & tagged in accordance with Australian Standard 3760-2003. Electrical equipment found to be untagged MUST be tested and tagged or removed. To book testing and tagging, contact: Expo Net - Electrical

PO Box 120 SYDNEY MARKETS NSW 2129 Tel: 02 9645 7000 Fax: 02 9645 5300 Contact: Magdalena Jablonski PLEASE NOTE: Our official electrical contractor may be asked to inspect the lighting and electrical equipment on your stand for compliance.

Floor Space Only Stands (Custom-built Stands) Exhibitors with custom-built stands must complete the CUSTOM-BUILD STAND DESIGN FORM and send in their stand design to Jane Cavedon at EEA to pass on to the venue for approval. Email: janecavedon@eea.net.au by Friday 15 of July 2011.

To determine your stand type, please refer to your contract. Your stand package DOES NOT include walls, carpet, lighting, power points or signage, unless otherwise stated on your contract.

You are required to provide:

Flooring, Lighting, Signage, dividing walls & power. Walls must be a minimum height of 2.4m

Should any part of your exhibit, or walls exceed the 2.4 metre standard height, you should seek the approval and

cooperation of your neighbouring stands. neighbours.

Please call your sales manager for the contact details of your


Floor coverings must not be nailed or stapled to the concrete floor. Only approved adhesive cloth tape can be used and it must be completely removed by the exhibitor/stand builder on Move out. Approved tapes are

available from our builder. Refer to Guidelines:

contracted stand builder. Carpet and flooring is also available from our contracted stand the list of suppliers for contact details. Any raised flooring must adhere to the following

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    A stand may have up to a 32mm high lip without bevelling

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    Between 32mm and 115mm, bevelling of the edge must occur. This bevelling must not exceed an angle of 30 degrees or a grading of 1:1.4. This bevelling is to be incorporated within the stand space and not encroach out into the aisle way.

All flooring that is over 115mm is classed as a step and if the public requires access, a wheelchair ramp needs to be installed, with a 1 metre high handrail. See also paragraph 1.10 of the OH&S section of this manual.

Food and Drink Samples The Victorian State Government Food and Liquor regulations that cover all distribution of food and beverage products will continue to be applied to all events held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

The MCEC has exclusive rights for the sale and distribution of all food and drink. No exhibitor or person shall distribute, sell or give away any item of food or drink to visitors to the Centre without the prior written approval of the MCEC. Generally, the MCEC management will not object to the distribution by exhibitors of food items, used as a means of demonstrating any product manufactured or supplied by the exhibitor, forming part of an exhibition. However the sale of such products is not permitted. Certificates must be provided to both EEA and the MCEC.

Strict guidelines must be adhered to with permission sought. Special licences are also required and must be applied for in advance (i.e Liquor Licence, Council permits etc.) A temporary food permit will need to be sought

Melbourne Town Hall Office

Ph: 03 9658 8815

Swanston Street Office

Ph: 03 9658 8831

from the City of Melbourne on the following:


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