Exhibitor Registration - IMTOF 2026

Exhibit Details

Bare Space   Shell Space
MMTMA   None
  1. Details of Advance booking charges (basically the first instalment of participation charges)payable by the applicant will also be advised by the IMTOF 2026 office and the applicants have to remit the advance within 8 days of the Advice failing which the Blocking of space will be cancelled and the booth released to those who require it.

  2. On receipt of the Advance booking charges, IMTOF 2026 Organising Committee will formally approve allotment of booth and inform the applicant of (i) allotment of booth,(ii) schedule of payments for the balance participation charges, (iii) exhibitor ID and password for editing directory listing, filing service requirements, etc,

  3. The decision of organisers on allotment of booths is final.

  4. Your application for allotment of space will be considered by the IMTOF 2026 Organising Commitee and within 2 working days a formal advice on blocking of booth will be issued.

  5. Details on the booking form relating to Directory Listing can be updated on request before 15th February 2026.

  6. Decision of the IMTOF 2026 Organising Committee in all matters of participation, allotment of booth, changes in floor plan, etc are final.

  7. Schedule for making payment of participation charges:
          a) 25% of the total participation charges plus GST within 7 days of submission of online application
          b) 25% of the total participation charges plus GST before 25 August 2025
          c) 25% of the total participation charges plus GST before 15 November 2025
          d) 25% of the total participation charges plus GST before 15 January 2026
    Time schedule for payment of charges relating to services like power, air, directory ad etc will be advised as and when requisitioned.

  • In these Rules and Regulations, the term exhibitor shall include all employees, staff and agents of any company, partnership firm or individual to whom space has been allotted for the purpose of participation.
  • The term Exhibition shall mean the tradeshow known as "IMTOF 2026"
  • The term organisers shall mean: The IMTOF 2026 Committee, No.3, ASA Street, Karthikeyan Nagar, Maduravoyal, Chennai - 600095, Tamil Nadu.
  • The Exhibition premises will include all exhibition halls and other areas in Chennai Trade Centre. It will also include the general area and parking lot.
  • IMTOF 2026 is dedicated to the broad group of products and services mentioned in the event website www.imtof.in. Participants should ensure only NEW products and services covered by these product groups are presented in IMTOF 2026. IMTOF 2026 does not cover Used/Reconditioned Machine Tools and these will not be allowed for presentation in the event. Decision of the organisers in this regard is final.

Booth Blocking Advice and Booth Allotment Advice :
  • On receipt of the on line Space Booking Application form submitted by the applicants, the IMTOF 2026 Organising Committee will consider the application and depending on the suitability, the IMTOF 2026 Organising Committee will block space subject to the applicant paying Advance participation charges within 12 days. Within 4 working days of receipt of the on line application, IMTOF Office will inform the applicant of the decision of the IMTOF 2026 Organising Committee on acceptance or otherwise of the application and will also give details of Advance charges payable by the applicant in the event of the Committee approving blocking of space.
  • The applicant on receipt of Booth Blocking Advice should remit the Advance booking charges within the stipulated time, normally 10 days, failing which the booth so blocked will be released and allotted to those who require them.
  • On receipt of the advance booking charges, the IMTOF 2026 Office will issue formal booth allotment advice in which the the schedule for making balance payment of participation charges will be given. Participants will also be required to pay all taxes etc. as levied by the government from time to time. The schedule of payments given in the Booth Allotment advice should be followed failing which the organisers reserve the right to cancel allotment of space/reservation of space. Part payments already received will be forfeited in such cases.

  • No cancellation or reduction in space booked will be allowed once the application submitted by the participant is accepted by the organisers. In the event of the applicant seeking to cancel the booking or reducing the space requirements, the advance paid by the applicant will be forfeited, and the booth blocked will be released. The decisions of the organisers are final in such matters.

  • No alteration to the size of an Exhibitors' stand is permitted without the prior written approval of the organisers
  • The Organisers reserve the right to require exhibitors to make alterations to their stands as to avoid interference with the display of other exhibitors.
  • The Organisers reserve the right to modify the floorplan, location of booths, passages, etc.
  • Exhibitors are particularly requested to avoid designs, which block or box in booths of other exhibitors.
  • Stands may not overhang the allotted area, nor are any obstructions permitted on gangways, fire points, extinguishers or emergency exits. Stall construction should be within a height of 2.5m.
  • The Floor plan is tentative and subject to change. The decision of organizers on the allotment of booths and floorplan is final.
  • Though the exhibitors are free to decorate their booths, within the area allotted subject to the guidelines on interior decoration given in the Exhibitor Guidelines, for projecting the right image of their products and company, they should not cause any damage to the walls, panels and floors through use of nails, paints, or any other such activity.
  • o Bare Space participants and shell scheme participants who are proposing to construct their own booths, have to submit their construction and decoration plan to the Organisers before 15 March 2026 and take prior approval of the organizers of IMTOF 2026. Construction of booths can be taken up only on specific approval of construction plan by IMTOF 2026. In the context of the growing concern on air pollution and the need to ensure a safe environment for all inside the Halls, exhibitors are advised to arrange for prefabricated booths with least work inside the Halls.
  • Equipment, machineries and other exhibits which may produce excessive noise, vibration, heat or may cause electrical interference or other annoyance will not be permitted to operate, albeit they may be permitted to display such exhibits. In this matter the decision of the organisers will be final.
  • The position of booths with respect to aisles in the floor plan is purely pictorial and not guaranteed. In case of any variation, the booth number allotted will be taken as the basis for occupancy by the exhibitor.
  • All onsite electrical installations must be carried out by the officially appointed electrical contractor before the connection to the main supply.
  • No Hoardings, Banners etc., will be allowed on the Exhibition premises or on the roads in the vicinity unless their designs, specifications, installations and location have been pre-approved by the organisers. Such unauthorised display if any, is liable to be removed by the organisers without notice.
  • Exhibitors are required to indemnify the organisers against any claim made against them in respect of damage to Exhibition halls and the venue caused by the exhibitors' stand, exhibits and their staff or by agents acting on exhibitors' behalf.

  • Insurance cover for the exhibits and the property of the stands and staff of exhibitors and their agents, will be the responsibility of individual exhibitors.
  • The organisers shall not be responsible in any way for personal injury to the exhibitors or his staff, agents, invitees or licensees however caused.

  • Although 24 hours security service will be in operation for the overall exhibition, the security of the individual exhibits in the booth will be the responsibility of the exhibitors. Exhibitors should take all possible precautions to avoid loss or damage to the exhibits both during and outside exhibition hours.

  • Every exhibitor shall occupy the full area booked by him.
  • Should an exhibitor fail to take possession of the booth at least 12 hours before the start of the exhibition, the organisers have the right to believe that the participant is not participating in the event and the organisers have the right to make use of the booth as deemed fit without any notice. No refund of amount paid towards participation charges will be given.
  • Authorized persons of the exhibitors as specified by the exhibitor in the application form will be allowed to man the booth.

  • The exhibitors shall not assign, sublet or grant licenses in respect of the whole or part of the stand. Display / distribution of cards, handbills, literatures, advertisements, banners or printed matters of companies / firms / persons who are not bona fide participants is prohibited.

  • Exhibits and all stand construction materials must be removed from the stands before 9.00 A.M. on 7th April 2026 ( ie) the next day of the exhibition. Should an exhibitor fail to vacate his stand space or the premises by the time specified by the organisers, he shall be liable to reimburse any costs incurred by the organisers as a result thereof.
  • No material/exhibit will be allowed to be taken out of the hall during event days. Exit passes will be issued by the organisers on the last day of the event which could be used for taking out exhibits.
  • No Verbal agreements, No counter Sales.
  • Verbal agreements concerning any aspect of the contract or the exhibition are not valid unless confirmed in writing.

  • Possession of the booth space / constructed booths will be given as per the time schedule given in the Exhibitor Manual and only on clearance of all dues. No payment will be accepted at the event venue.
  • No inflammable, hazardous article shall be stored in the exhibition area.
  • All exhibits are subject to a general lien in favour of the organisers for all sums whether for unpaid rental or otherwise, due from an exhibitor to the organisers.
  • The organisers and those authorised by them have the right to enter the exhibitors booths at any time to execute repairs and alterations and for other purposes.

Stand Contractors:
  • Stand Contractors of the Exhibitors should follow all the Guidelines / Terms and Conditions of Participation. The Exhibitor will be fully responsible for all the acts of Stand Contractors in the exhibition premises. Failure to follow the guidelines will attract penalty and claims of compensation.

  • Government tax(es) extra as applicable and must be paid by the participants as and when demand notices are issued.

  • The organisers endeavour to ensure supply of the services at the exhibition premises and of those suppliers mentioned in the manual. As the supply of such services is not within the control of the organisers, the organisers shall not be liable to the exhibitors for any loss or damage, if any such services shall wholly or partially cease to be available. Nor shall the exhibitor be entitled to any repayments in respect of rental and other charges.

  • In case of the Exhibition being cancelled or suspended in whole or in part due to causes not in the organisers' control the organisers shall not accept any consequential liability.

  • The Exhibition may be postponed, shortened, extended or cancelled due to any cause, whatsoever outside the control of the show organisers. The show organisers shall not be responsible for any loss sustained by the exhibitors, directly or indirectly, on account of elements of nature, force majeure or orders and directives imposed by any governmental authorities venuw provider, etc. In the event of such circumstances, the organisers may refund some part of the participation charges paid by the participants at their sole discretion. The decision of the Organisers in this regard is final.

  • Any dispute between the organisers and the exhibitors is subject to the Jurisdiction of the Courts of Chennai City only.

We have read the rules & regulations of IMTOF 2026 and shall abide by them