Code of Conduct

INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE SHOWS CODE OF CONDUCT aka “Don’t be a jerk”

Purpose

We believe our community should be truly open for everyone. As such, we are committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for all, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, or religion.

This code of conduct outlines our expectations for participant behavior, as well as the consequences for unacceptable behavior.

We invite all attendees, bloggers, contractors, exhibitors, entertainers, I&D houses, media, organizers, social media influencers, speakers, sponsors, venue employees, volunteers, and other participants to help us realize a safe and positive experience for everyone.

All determinations of appropriate or inappropriate behavior are in the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows (IMS) sole discretion and the decision(s) of the IMS representatives on-site will be final.

 

Expected behavior includes, but is not limited to:

Be considerate, respectful, and collaborative.

Refrain from demeaning, discriminatory or harassing behavior, materials and speech.

Be mindful of your surroundings and of your fellow participants. Alert show management if you notice a dangerous situation or someone in distress.

 

Unacceptable behavior & materials include, but are not limited to:

Intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory, or demeaning materials or conduct by any attendees of the event and related event activities. Many event venues are shared with members of the public; please be respectful to all patrons of these locations.

Harassment includes: offensive comments (verbal, written, or otherwise) related to gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability; inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images  (including presentation slides); deliberate intimidation, stalking or following; harassing materials, photography or recording; sustained disruption of talks or other events (whether verbal or otherwise); inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.