ProMatDX is committed to providing a safe, productive and
welcoming environment for all digital show participants as
well as MHI staff. MHI expects all participants to help ensure
a safe and positive experience for everyone. Unacceptable
behavior will not be tolerated during any portion of the
ProMatDX event. All participants including, but not limited
to, attendees, sponsors, support staff, speakers, presenters,
facilitators, MHI staff members, board members past and
present, service providers and all others are expected
to abide by this Digital Programs Code of Conduct. This
Policy applies to all aspects of the ProMatDX digital event,
including all digital sponsor showcases, events and sessions
including those sponsored by organizations other than MHI,
on public or private platforms.
All attendees must register to attend the ProMatDX. Attendee registration is offered at no cost.
All sponsors must complete a showcase application and provide their information per the deadline schedule in order to participate in ProMatDX.
Discrimination and Harassment
MHI has zero-tolerance for any form of discrimination or
harassment, including but not limited to gender, sexual
orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin
or any other protected class. If you experience harassment
or hear of any incidents of unacceptable behavior, MHI
asks that you report it via e-mail at customerservice[at]promatshow[dot]com so that we can take the appropriate action.
Interference with Competitors
No person may interfere with the activities of an sponsor of ProMatDX, including digital showcases, product demonstrations, educational sessions and virtual meetings. Behavior in particular that is insulting, rude, distracting or disruptive is forbidden. Direct competitors of a sponsoring company are not permitted to attend that sponsors product demonstrations, educational sessions or virtual meetings.
Other Unacceptable Behavior
In addition to the above, Unacceptable Behavior is further
- Solicitation or promotion of products and services to attendees from non-sponsors is strictly prohibited.
- Intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory,
derogatory or demeaning speech or actions of any kind.
- Verbal abuse of any supplier, attendee or other
participant or MHI staff member. Examples of verbal
abuse include, but are not limited to, verbal comments
related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical
appearance, body size, age, race, religion, national origin,
regarding competitors or other suppliers products,
inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in
public spaces or in presentations, or threatening or
stalking any attendee, supplier, speaker, presenter,
facilitator, MHI staff member, service provider or other
digital show participant.
- Harmful or prejudicial verbal or written comments or
visual images related to gender, sexual orientation, age,
race, religion, disability or other personal characteristics,
including those protected by law.
- Unwelcome attention or deliberate stalking or
intimidation of any participant.
- Real or implied threat of physical, professional or financial
damage or harm.
- Inappropriate disruption of product demonstrations,
educational or networking sessions, meetings or chat
sessions or other digital events organized by MHI
throughout the digital event. All participants must comply
with the instructions of the moderator and any MHI staff
- Photographing, video or audio recording of slides, oral or
poster presentations: or taking screen-shots of meeting or
chat sessions without presenter/author’s permission.
- Violating the rules and regulations of any of our online
- Presentations, postings and messages should not
contain promotional materials, special offers, job offers or
solicitation for services unless you are the session host or
supplier. MHI reserves the right to remove such messages
and potentially ban sources of those solicitations.
- Failure to stop unacceptable behavior when requested by
a fellow participant of MHI staff member.
- Sharing your ProMatDX login credentials with other
- Derogatory posts against a competitor or within their
Right to Take Action
MHI reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary
and appropriate, including immediate removal from the
digital event without warning or refund, response to any
incident of unacceptable behavior, and MHI reserves the right
to prohibit attendance at any future meeting or trade show,
digitally or in person. Inappropriate action could also result
in future restrictions on attendance at MHI events or possible
termination of MHI membership or positions on boards/
Confidential product information will be shared during
product demonstrations and in digital meeting and chat
sessions. Participants agree not to use of disclose at any time
any confidential information of any supplier or their affiliated
groups, unless expressly authorized in writing and/or required