COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS
National Association of REALTORS® COVID-19 Waiver and Release of Claims
I desire to and willingly participate in the 2023 NAR NXT, THE REALTOR® EXPERIENCE (Event) hosted by the National Association of REALTORS®, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation (“NAR”) at 430 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611. In consideration of being permitted to attend and participate in the Event, and in recognition of NAR’s reliance hereon, I agree to the terms and conditions set forth in this agreement (“Release”).
I am aware that the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been declared a worldwide pandemic as declared by the World Health Organization. I am also aware of the highly contagious nature of COVID-19 and its variants, (collectively, “Disease”), and of the risk that I may be exposed to or contract the Disease through my attendance at the Event. I understand that while NAR has implemented measures to reduce the risks associated with the Event and the spread of the Disease, I understand that NAR cannot guarantee that I will not be exposed or become infected with the Disease by attending the Event.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK
RELEASE AND WAIVER
MEDICAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND RELEASE
I HEREBY CONSENT TO RECEIVE ANY MEDICAL TREATMENT DEEMED NECESSARY IF I AM INJURED OR REQUIRE MEDICAL ATTENTION DURING MY PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT. I UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT I AM SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL COSTS RELATED TO SUCH MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ANY RELATED MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION AND/OR EVACUATION. I HEREBY RELEASE, FOREVER DISCHARGE, AND HOLD HARMLESS NAR AND THE RELEASEES FROM ANY CLAIM BASED ON SUCH TREATMENT OR OTHER MEDICAL SERVICES RENDERED IN CONNECTION WITH MY PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT.
This Release constitutes the sole and entire agreement of NAR and me with respect to the subject matter contained herein and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations, and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to such subject matter. If any term or provision of this Release is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability will not affect any other term or provision of this Release or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction. This Release is binding on and shall inure to the benefit of NAR and the Releasees and me. All matters arising out of or relating to this Release will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule. Any claim or cause of action arising under this Release may be brought only in the federal and state courts located in Cook County, Illinois and I hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts.
BY ATTENDING AND/OR PARTICIPATING IN THE EVENT, YOU ARE DEEMED TO HAVE GIVEN A FULL RELEASE OF LIABILITY TO THE RELEASEES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. BY SIGNING, I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS RELEASE AND THAT I AM VOLUNTARILY GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE THE NAR.