Membership Terms and Conditions

Smithers Apex reserves the right to make reference to member companies and use member company lists in promotional material.

1 Member Access

1.1 Membership provides access to content for your company and its salaried employees and representatives. Content such as proceedings, books and other information cannot be distributed, sold or traded to any other third parties including consultants, suppliers, customers and partners.

1.2 Membership only applies to the purchasing company and any more than 50% owned subsidiaries. In the event of mergers and acquisitions membership will continue providing the majority owning company is a member.

1.3 If you leave a member company, you are no longer eligible to access to the member area. Membership is not transferable across companies.

2 The Package

2.1 Conference places are limited to three people per conference. They only apply to conferences specifically listed in your membership area. All additional conference places, speaking opportunities, places at other conferences, sponsorship and exhibition must be paid for separately.

2.2 Smithers Apex reserves the right to make changes and amendments to the package. This includes changes to conference dates, publication schedule and product titles. Any such changes will be communicated to members through their account manager.

3 Cancellation and duration

3.1 Please note, there is no automatic member renewal. Each member will be contacted by their account manager one month prior to renewal to discuss their package for the following year. Payment for membership must be received in full prior to activation of member area. Once payment is received it is not possible to cancel your membership for the year and no refunds are available.

3.2 Smithers Apex membership runs from January through to December regardless of purchase date. Membership purchases after June 2011 will be pro rated for a 6 month or 18 month period depending on customer preference.

3.3 No discounts, refunds or reductions are available for any elements of the package you do not use during the duration of your membership.

4 Other Purchases

4.1 Any product included in your member package can be redeemed with a full discount against the value of your membership providing you become a member within one month of the date the product was purchased.

4.2 Members receive discounts of 10% off the full price on all Smithers Apex information products and services such as sponsorship, conference places, additional publications, market reports and single client consultancy.

4.3 Members are not eligible to discounts or prioritisation on any Smithers Apex testing services such as distribution testing, analytical testing or physical testing.

5 General

Smithers Apex's standard terms and conditions apply for all products included in the membership package