Here we provide you with the answers to the most frequently asked questions about the INC World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress with the aim to help you.
Yes, non-Members can also register for the Congress, but do not have access to the Participants list neither the Presentations.
No, it is not necessary. You may show your business card or any identification with your name.
If the payment is received before 10 May, 2019 the INC will confirm the registration in two weeks. If confirmation isn't received within two weeks, please contact us to ensure your registration form has been received correctly.
Delegate’s registration includes Intercontinental breakfast, all day coffee, meetings, lunches and evening social events.
The Accompanying Person’s registration includes morning tours with lunch (ONLY if they are marked on the congress registration form) and evening social events.
Yes. Please mark them on the registration form. Specific food requests are only guaranteed at the Gala Dinner.
The list of participants will be available for INC members at the Virtual Meeting Point and Congress App some months prior to the congress and will be updated daily. Access to the Virtual Meeting Point will be available on the Congress website.
Only INC Members can access the Congress Meeting Point. To be allowed access to the Meeting Point, your INC Membership must be paid. We inform you that ONLY participants who have paid both their membership and their congress registration will appear at the Meeting Point.
All conference sessions will be conducted in English only. There will also be translation into Chinese.
Business attire is recommended for the congress sessions. For social events we recommend cocktail dress for the welcome cocktail, smart casual for the casual buffet dinner and black tie or culturally traditional attire for the Gala Dinner.
Tables can be booked only for the Gala Dinner. Booking available from April 2019.
If you require disability specific facilities or have other special needs, please tell us by sending an email to email@example.com
We suggest that you carry a copy of your passport with you and leave your original passport at the hotel. Should you lose your passport, please inform the organization.
While walking or shopping, be aware of your surroundings and keep valuables close at hand. Make a copy of all your credit cards, airline tickets, passport and important documents, front and back. It is recommended to leave your passport and valuable belongings safe at the hotel.
Boca Raton standard time is UTC/GMT -5 hours (Eastern Standard Time).
The month of May is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing between 26°C to 30°C and lowest temperature dropping to 22°C, which tends to be in the evening.
Should you require medication during the trip, please contact the hotel.
The electrical voltage system in the United States is 110 volts. If you are traveling from a country outside of North America, you will need a proper voltage converter and adapter in order to operate your electrical appliances.
The INC recommends Agility Fairs & Events as the Official Freight Forwarder and Customs Broker for handling all international freight to the INC World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress venue in Boca Raton, US. Please, contact Agility Spain S.A. before April 8, 2019 in case you need to send any materials or food products to the Congress through INC official freight forwarder and customs broker.
Agility Spain S.A.
CTC-28021 Coslada, Madrid-Spain
Mr. Alejandro Dávila
+34 913 432 117
Please note that all materials and/or food products need to be cleared through US customs and specific documentation may be needed for shipping, depending on the origin and characteristics of the goods. Importation of any goods and/or food products into the US will not be possible without the approval by the corresponding authorities. Please note that most couriers do not give out accurate US customs information and do not offer customs clearance services.
For shipments containing food products, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires prior notice of the arrival of the shipment, as well as FDA registration number and Unique Facility Identifier UFI (DUNS) number. Failure to comply with the aforementioned requirements as well as any other obligations, importation into the US will not be possible.
For more information about shipment requirements and customs clearance, please read carefully the Agility Fairs & Events service booklet
The INC does not act as a shipping company, customs agent or freight forwarder. As a consequence, the INC recommends Agility Fairs & Events as the official freight forwarder and customs broker for handling all international freight to the INC World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress venue in Boca Raton, US, in case your company chooses to contract their services.
The INC recommendation shall not be taken as an endorsement by the INC of the Agility Fairs & Events services, neither as an obligation to INC Congress participants to contract the aforementioned company as freight forwarder and customs broker. The services provided by third parties such as Agility Fairs & Events among others, under no circumstances could be considered within the INC control, and the INC cannot and will not take any responsibility for the performance or accuracy of their services.
The INC shall not be liable for any loss or damage of whatever nature (direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or other) arising from the services provided by Agility Fairs & Events, or by any other third parties offering shipping, freight forwarder and customs broker services.
The INC does not take any responsibilities arising from INC Congress participants failure to transport and/or import any materials or food products to the INC World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress venue in Boca Raton, US. Consequently, the INC shall not be liable for any loss or damage of whatever nature (direct, indirect, consequential, incidental or other) arising from the INC Congress participants failure to ship, or partially failing to import any goods and/or food products to the US, as well as the failure to transport the goods back to their home country.
The INC expressly declares that the INC is not a party in the contract that your company shall sign with Agility Fairs & Events or with any other company offering such services and shall have no responsibilities of any type derived from the formalization of the aforementioned contract or from the services therein provided by any third party acting as an independent contractor.
All eligible international travelers who wish to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program must apply for authorization. For all the general information regarding visa, please visit https://www.cbp.gov/travel/international-visitors
The INC can provide a letter of invitation, which you can be requested by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
In order to get an invitation letter, your INC Membership and your congress registration must be paid. The information required by the INC to set up the letter which you should provide is the following:
Please contact the Concierge or Reception at your hotel for tourist cars or taxis when required.
More information about the Boca Raton Public Transportation at https://www.myboca.us/448/Public-Transportation
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