Event Rules

Age

This PXS Event is open to adults, 19 years old (on the first day of the event) or older. A valid government issued ID is required for entrance and registration to any PXS Event.

NO ID = NO Entry; No Exceptions.

 

Drug & Fireams Policy

No illegal drugs, illegal substances and/or firearms may be brought into the Event Space. Anyone who is noticeably affected by either alcohol or drugs will be refused admittance or asked to leave by the PXS Staff.

 

Animals

No real animals of any kind are permitted in any area of the Event, with the exception of service animals.

 

Name badges

All attendees of the PXS event will be required to wear their name badge at all times. Name badges are not to be shared. If found doing so, the offender and the owner of the badge will be ejected from the event with no refund.

 

Attire/Clothing/Dress Code

All attendees must dress in a both a “street legal” and appropriate manner during the event. If you have to ask if something is inappropriate – it probably is. Keep in mind that hallways, the parking lot, the hotel lobby, hotel restaurant, hotel swimming pool, local businesses/restaurants, etc… are Not part of the event and vanilla behavior and attire are required. Security will prevent you from leaving the event space until covered appropriately. This includes not wearing leashes in public areas. Basically, no nudity or attire that will draw attention to our event. It also includes no nudity in our area, as hotel staff will be in our space, though other hotel attendees will not.

 

Behavior

Please refrain from behaviors that interfere with the presenters’ classes or another’s enjoyment of this event. If you feel you are the subject of rude, inappropriate or nonconsensual behavior, please notify PXS Staff immediately.

 

Cellular Phones & Electronics

If you must carry a cell phone, keep it on silent or vibrate during the event. Cell phones are to be used in designated spaces only, which are beyond the pipe and drape. Cameras on cell phones are not to be used at all during event (with the exception of the designated ‘picture taking area’. If cell phones are out or pictures being taken, the offender will be ejected from the event with no refund.

 

Damage to the Hotel

Please be cautious of Hotel property – to include hotel structures, walls, furniture, appliances, fixtures, etc. You will be held personally responsible for any and all damage that occurs as a direct or indirect result of your actions. Report any such damage to the PXS staff. If you are hanging a group banner, please ask PXS staff on what fixtures are allowed. No tape or tacks on the walls!

 

Emergencies

Please bring any emergencies (medical or otherwise) to the immediate attention of a PXS Staff member.

 

Etiquette

This is a Power Exchange event – meaning there are various forms of protocol depending on the persons. Mutual respect is the standard. If you are not sure of someone’s protocol, be polite and respectful when asking.

Gender Policy

PXS is committed to being an inclusive, safe, welcoming and positive space for people of any gender orientation or sexual preference. The entire event is classified as pansexual and “all gender friendly”. Please respect everyone’s gender self-identification. If you are not sure about how someone prefers to be referred to, ask politely.

 

Hotel Staff & Public Areas

Hotel staff are not part of the event, and may be offended by open displays of sexuality or kink. Please treat them as vanillas with courtesy and respect. Please do not display or “test” toys – floggers, whips, other implements of WIITWD outside of the PXS Area or around hotel staff that are in our area. Please be respectful of the hotel staff and help us to give them a reason to bring us back next year.

 

Illegal Activities

Anything that is against the law in the state of Ohio, or the USA, is still illegal in the PXS Event Areas and the host hotel. This includes solicitation, prostitution, negotiation of payment for play or sexual services, use or sale of illegal substances, etc. The Power Exchange Summit will not knowingly admit to the event any individual who has been convicted of a sexual crime and/or is a registered sex offender in any jurisdiction.

 

Lost & Found

If you have found an item that is not yours, please drop it off at the registration desk or information table. If you have lost an item, please check with security or at the information table.

 

Photography Policy

No photography is allowed within the event space, with the exception of the staff photographer and the designated ‘picture taking area’. This policy extends to any form of electronically or film recorded media. Confidentiality is imperative and allows for events like this to be safe spaces for people who are attending the event.

 

Privacy

Safety and discretion of the event participants is paramount. If this is jeopardized, the offending person will be immediately ejected from the event and banned from further PXS events or functions. These rules apply to everyone.

 

Smoking areas

There is No Smoking inside the Event area or hotel rooms. This includes e-cigs and vaping. There are available smoking areas on the hotel property, including out the back door of the event space. Ohio law prohibits smoking in the common areas of the hotel.

 

Tickets, Refunds & Transfers

No one will be permitted, under any circumstances, to enter the PXS Event area without a previous registration. There are no ticket sales, exchanges, refunds, substitutions, etc. at the event site by anyone for any reason. Refunds (for 60% of the purchase price) will be given until May 1rst, 2018. After May 1rst, 2018 there will be no refunds offered. Registration transfers are prohibited and will not be allowed for any reason.

 

Vending

Vending from cars, hotel rooms, hallways, hotel lobby or other event/hotel locations is not permitted and unauthorized vendors will be removed from the event and hotel properties. Only approved PXS vendors may sell anything on the hotel property the weekend of the event and only from the vendor areas. (Presenters with books must make arrangements with PXS presenter coordinator)

 

PXS reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone for any reason.