Rules and Regulations
General rules and regulations have been established to insure
public safety and that the Gwinnett Center’s employees, users and related
service providers are working in a safe and orderly environment.
They should serve as a guideline for all concerned. Any requests
for variations or exceptions should be submitted to the event management
personnel of the Center and must be approved in writing.
For your convenience, below is a list of our most common
See the General Rules and Regulations, included with your
contract, for complete guidelines.
Animals - Animals are not permitted in the Center except as an
aid to people with disabilities or in conjunction with an authorized exhibit,
display or performance.
Banners and Signs - Decorations, signs or banners may not be
fastened to ceilings, painted surfaces, columns, or decorative walls.
Damages -Client is responsible for any damages to the building,
furnishings or equipment. Damages of any kind should be reported promptly to
the Center’s Security Department.
Decorating Materials – All decorating materials should be cleared
with the Event Manager. Helium balloons will be allowed with a removal fee
attached for all balloons left in ceiling(s). All Helium tanks must be
removed from building before event starts. All signage adhesive
must be cleared with event coordinator. No duct tape, scotch tape or mailing
tape is allowed. Any décor the client wishes to keep should be out of room
by end of access time. Any décor requiring additional cleaning (confetti,
glitter, candle wax etc) will incur a charge.
All decorative materials must be flame retardant.
Load-In / Load-Out - Loading or unloading is permitted only
through the loading dock. No loading or unloading is permitted through
the front of the building. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Shipping and Receiving - No packages or freight will be accepted
prior to the contracted move-in dates. The moving of the shipped freight from
dock to assigned spaces is the sole responsibility of the client. Alternate
arrangements can be made through event management. Return shipments are the
sole responsibility of the client and should be off the dock within 24 hours
Smoking - Gwinnett Center is a non-smoking facility.
Trash - Client is responsible for the complete removal of bulk
trash. “Bulk Trash” is materials that cannot be removed with a broom. Pallets
and large pieces of lumber and similar trash may not be place in the Center’s
trash compactors or open top dumpsters.
Audio Visual - The Technical Services Department of the Center has
an extensive inventory on site to handle all of your A/V needs as well as
personnel for set-up, operation and tear-down. Other A/V equipment may be
brought into the facility, however Center personnel are not responsible for
set-up and/or operation. There will be an additional fee for all required power
for equipment not supplied by the Center.
Rigging - All rigging in the facility must be handled by the
Center’s personnel and arranged in advance through an Event Manager.
Security - The Center reserves the right to require additional
security personnel, police and paramedics for the purpose of public safety,
crowd management and logistical control as it relates to public and private
events. Any event where alcohol is being consumed will require a Gwinnett
County Police Officer for the full event time. Such use of required additional
security will be supplied under the terms and conditions as stipulated in the