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Tech.Ed 2008 Terms & Conditions Overview

Early Bird Discounted Registrations
Both Corporates and individuals may qualify for the Tech Ed 2008 Early Bird pricing discount by registering and paying prior to 30 June 2008 (inclusive).

This special pricing discount is available for a strictly limited number of tickets until 30 June 2008 unless sold out earlier. Standard registration will apply once the limited number of Early Bird tickets has been sold, or after 30 June 2008, whichever is the sooner.

If you succesfully register for Early Bird pricing, you must have fully paid for your registration by 30 June 2008. If payment is not received by this date, then the full registration rate will be automatically charged for both Corporate and Individual registrations.

• Companies wishing to register staff for Tech Ed 2008 must not exceed the allocated number of delegates indicated in the Early Bird Corporate package pricing structure.
• An individual wishing to attend under a Tech Ed 2008 Early Bird Corporate Package must be a current employee of his or her organisation.
• All individuals registered under a Tech Ed 2008 Corporate package must be verified by the organisation's key contact.
• All registrations and payment for the Tech Ed 2008 Early Bird Corporate packages must be received and paid to Avenues Event Management, PO Box 10-612, Wellington by 30 June 2008.
• Attendees are eligible to attend all sessions, and will gain entry to the exhibition and all conference social functions where a separate invitation is not required. All attendees must wear their Tech Ed 2008 name badge to gain entry.
• If an individual registers for one of the Individual packages, they are no longer eligible for an Early Bird Corporate Package. (Individual packages include those under the Early Bird Individual registration, Standard Individual registration, Academic registration and special pricing eligibility registrations).
• A maximum of one discount will apply for each attendee.
• Academic discounted registrations do not qualify for Early Bird discount registrations.

Standard Corporate Registrations

Standard Corporate registration pricing will apply to organisations registering for Tech Ed 2008 once the limited number of Early Bird tickets has been sold or after 30 June 2008, whichever is the sooner. This is a special Corporate rate for organisations attending Tech Ed 2008.

This Standard Corporate Registration discount is available until and inclusive of Friday 22 August 2008. Please refer to the pricing table (under “Standard Pricing”) posted on www.microsoft.co.nz/teched to view the Standard Corporate discounts available for Corporate Registrations.

Standard Corporate registrations must be completed and paid for by Friday 22 August 2008, inclusive, to receive the Standard Corporate discounted registration rate. We cannot guarantee your registration if payment has not been received in full before this date.

To qualify for the Corporate discounted registration rate:

• Companies wishing to register their staff for Tech Ed 2008 must not exceed the allocated number of delegates indicated in the Standard Corporate package pricing structure.
• An individual wishing to attend under a Tech Ed 2008 Standard Corporate Package must be a current employee of his or her organisation.
• All individuals registered under a Tech Ed 2008 Standard Corporate package must be verified by the organisation's key contact.
• All registrations and payment for the Tech Ed 2008 Standard Corporate packages must be received and paid to Avenues Event Management, PO Box 10-612, Wellington by Friday 22 August 2008.
• Attendees are eligible to attend all sessions, and will gain entry to the exhibition and all conference social functions where a separate invitation is not required. All attendees must wear their Tech Ed 2008 name badge to gain entry.
• A maximum of one discount will apply for each attendee.

Standard Individual Registrations

Standard Individual registrations apply to individuals attending Tech Ed 2008. Standard Individual registration pricing will apply once the limited number of Early Bird tickets has been sold or after 30 June 2008, whichever is the sooner. Please refer to the pricing table (under “Standard Pricing”) posted on www.microsoft.co.nz/teched to view the Standard Individual registration rate.

To qualify for the Standard Individual registration rate:

• Standard Individual registrations must be completed and paid for by Friday 22 August 2008, inclusive. We cannot guarantee your registration if payment has not been received in full before this date.
• All registrations and payment for the Tech Ed 2008 Standard Individual registration must be received and paid to Avenues Event Management, PO Box 10-612, Wellington by 22 August 2008.
• Attendees are eligible to attend all sessions, and will gain entry to the exhibition and all conference social functions where a separate invitation is not required. All attendees must wear their Tech Ed 2008 name badge to gain entry.

Academic Discounted Registrations

To qualify for an Academic discounted registration you must have a current tertiary ID and you must tick the Academic tick box on the registration page on www.microsoft.co.nz/teched, and bring your current tertiary ID card to the conference for verification. An eligible tertiary student will receive 30% off the full individual registration rate under an Academic discounted registration. This offer may not be used in conjunction with any other offers or discounts.

Academic Discounted Attendees are eligible to attend all sessions, and will gain entry to the exhibition and all conference social functions where a separate invitation is not required. All attendees must wear their Tech Ed 2008 name badge to gain entry.

All registrations and payment for the Tech Ed 2008 Academic Discounted registrations must be received and paid to Avenues Event Management, PO Box 10-612, Wellington by 22 August 2008.

This offer may not be used in conjunction with any other offers or discounts. A maximum of one discount will apply for each Academic Attendee.

Conditions applicable to all attendees:
To attend Tech Ed 2008, you must register and pay in advance by Friday 22 August (or 30 June 2008 for Early Bird registration) unless stated otherwise. Please bring photo identification to the conference.

All conference fees are exclusive of GST (which is payable in addition to the fee), do not include travel and accommodation, and are payable by credit card or cheque to Avenues Event Management Ltd, PO Box 10-612, Wellington.

If we receive your cancellation by 15 August 2008, we will give you a full refund less a $NZ100 administration fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after 15 August 2008. If you decide to cancel, please email teched@avenues.co.nz.

Registration is valid for the named attendees only. Before the conference starts on 1 September 2008, you can transfer registrations within your organisation or agency. All you need to do is provide written confirmation of the full names and contact details of the new attendees to teched@avenues.co.nz on or before 1 September 2008.

The new attendees qualify for the same percentage discount (if applicable) as the attendees they replace. Other than as provided for above, an attendee's registration is not transferable.

When you submit registrations on behalf of other people (including any new attendees within an organisation), you need to confirm that they have seen and agreed to these Conditions.

All software provided to you at Tech Ed 2008, if any, is licensed to you (not sold) and may not be sold or otherwise transferred by you, and is subject to the standard license terms applicable to the relevant software.

Microsoft reserves the right to change the sessions and events included in Tech Ed 2008.

The 'percentage of tickets sold' information on the Tech Ed 2008 website is not real-time.

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