The following applies to all Kansas City IMA chapter events:
The Institute of Management Accountants, Inc. (“IMA”) has adopted certain protocol and put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, IMA cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with COVID-19. Further, attending any program may increase your risk of contracting COVID-19, and may increase the risk of transmitting COVID-19 to others.
By registering for any events you acknowledge the highly contagious nature of COVID-19 and its variants, and voluntarily assume the risk that you, or members of your group or organization, may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 and its variants by participating in any way in any event, program, activity, reservation or rental taking place at this IMA Event, and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. You understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 and its variants at this IMA Event may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of yourself and others, including, but not limited to, IMA employees, volunteers, and other participants and their families.
You voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to yourself or members of your group or organization, including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, death, illness, damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that they or you may experience or incur in connection with participation in this IMA Event. You hereby fully release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless IMA, its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, directors, officers, agents, representatives, successors and assigns, of and from any claims related to COVID-19 and its variants, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto.
You understand and agree that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of IMA, its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, directors, officers, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any IMA Event.