liability waiver & assumption of risk

By attending NAREIM in-person meetings, attendees agree:


Attendee assumes all risks and accepts sole responsibility for any injury (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that attendee may experience or incur in connection with attending NAREIM meetings.


Attendee hereby releases, covenants not to sue, discharges, and holds harmless NAREIM, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from any such claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs, or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto. Specifically relating to the global COVID-19 pandemic, attendee acknowledges the highly contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assumes the risk of exposure or infection by attending NAREIM meetings, and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, disability, and/or death to attendee.

Attendee understands that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at NAREIM meetings may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of others who may attend the event or their families, colleagues, or others with whom they may have contact.

Accordingly, attendee understands and agrees that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of NAREIM, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in NAREIM meetings.


In addition to all other rules and regulations relating to the attendee’s attendance at  NAREIM meetings, attendee agrees to comply with all COVID-related procedures that may be implemented by NAREIM and the venue, including, but not limited to, mask-wearing and social distancing requirements and restrictions on certain activities that carry higher COVID-related risk, in order to protect as much as possible the health and safety of all NAREIM meeting attendees.

Attendees at NAREIM meetings will be asked for proof of their Covid-19 vaccination status or asked to provide a negative PCR test results dated no more than three days before the start of the meeting.