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Old 01-18-2013, 08:31:34 PM
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Default Insurance at shows

I read in another post that some shows cover you under their insurance and charge you to exhibit, which I think is fine. What about if your a non-member, do most shows still cover you or should you have your own insurance or does your home owners cover you....?
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Old 01-18-2013, 08:47:10 PM
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At the Alexander Steam Show, WNY Gas & Steam Engine Association, Inc, You must be a member to Camp, Exhibet, sell in our flea market, or pull in the tractor pull. There is no gate fee for our members. Our insurance requires that only members can do any of these things. All visitors who pay at the gate are to look and listen, and purchase food or other items only.

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Well this goes back to paying to exibit at shows. There is another thread going on about haveing to pay to exibit. At our show at Thresherman Park in Booneville Ind. You have to pay $10.00 to exibit your display, whatever it is. It is a membership dues. That makes you a member so the insurance covers you and your display. Now that covers both shows we have each year. You are a member for a year. You are covered for a year. The shows are the last full weekend of July, and the second full weekend of October. You will have parking and a place to put your camper, with a little additional cost for hookup. We have 10,00 plus people go thru and a lot of fun. That`s pretty cheap if you ask me. M&WJoe
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Default Re: Insurance at shows

In the UK it is mandatory to have third-party insurance cover as an exhibitor, most shows ask for £2 million, typically it is £5 million. Some small crank-ups and private gatherings wouldn't bother.

Our forum operates an insurance scheme for members, provides £5 million cover for £3 a year or just under $5.

For the peace of mind it brings, it is well worth having, even if the odds against have an accident are so small.

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M&WJoe:

I've been to several of the Boonville shows and had no problem with joining the club in order to display my junque.

It's a good show and, being under the club's insurance umbrella makes it worth it!

BTW, as I recall, the Elnora show is the same way.
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Our club requires that you be a member to enter the tractor pull, which is what the insurance co. stipulates. I've only heard of about 1 or 2 individuals who were upset at having to pay the dues just to pull...but the sad fact is, we live in a litigious world, & one accident could put the entire club, not to mention the host of the show grounds, out of business...fortunately, we've never had any bad accidents, but there have been a couple close calls, due to bonehead mistakes, to definitely get your attention. When we first went with this insurance, we were told there might be a "spy" at the show, watching for violations...don't know if that was true or not...it probably had the desired effect either way...
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Home owner's insurance does NOT cover you at a show. I am a broom maker and am required to carry 1million liability for some events. It isn't cheap. Over $200 a year.
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