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Exhibitor Warning - fairguide.com

WARNING: DO NOT SIGN ANY FORMS FROM THEM!

Some guide book publishers (i.e. Construct Data/ Fair Guide/ Expo Guide) have been approaching our exhibitors and requesting company data updates for an online directory. They have obtained the names of exhibitors without our knowledge or agreement. Their offers may bear the bold captions of our exhibition and our company name, but Diversified Communications Hong Kong LLC has absolutely no connection with them. By signing an agreement with Fair Guide or Expo Guide, you commit yourself to paying for a 3 years advertisement commitment at a significant cost.

We do not have a partner agreement or relationship with Fair Guide, Expo Guide nor any of their other brands. Please remember that we will normally require exhibitors to update corporate profile in the Online Exhibitor Manual only. Exhibitors receiving correspondences from unusual sources are advised to scrutinize them carefully. If in doubt, please contact us for clarification.

If you have been affected by the solicitation, here are a few tips that have worked for others:

  • Write to your local trading standards organization to report the incident. They should be able to give you some good advice.
  • Optional: write a polite but explicit letter back stating that you have been mis-sold and that they are passing themselves off as expo organizers due to the way they present their information.
  • DO NOT PAY ANYTHING.
  • Stop engaging with them and wait out the legal-threat storm.

In addition, it has come to our attention that fraudulent company has approached our exhibitors with hotel offerings.  Booking rooms through companies such as Exhibitor Housing Services / Exhibitor Housing Management could result in false reservation and a loss of deposit money.

Please note that this is not an instruction as to what to do, but just a guide on how others have extracted themselves from this extortion. (The tips are courtesy of www.energygrid.com)

If you have questions about the Exhibitor Manual, please contact:
Operations Dept
Tel: +852 2827 6211 | Email: [email protected]


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