Insertions in professional directories: be careful!

Specialized operators, most often based abroad, send exhibitors at our shows proposals for inclusion in online professional directories. We draw your attention to the risks associated with these proposals, which are very detrimental to the image of the fairs and exhibitions sector.

The practices of these companies are in fact most often abusive: use of the name of a show without authorization from the organiser, difficult to read contractual conditions, at the end of which registration in the directory proves to be multi-annual, total absence of repercussions linked to these directories…
We would therefore like to alert you and reaffirm that we are in no way at the origin of these solicitations. On the contrary, we invite you to inform us if you are victims of these maneuvers so that we can take legal action that we deem useful in the event of fraudulent use of our name or our databases.
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You will find below the information relayed by the DGCCRF concerning these practices: