Insurance requirements for exhibitors are described in the request for Certificate of Liability Insurances Memo. Please work closely with you insurance carrier to meet all insurance requirements of The Pennsylvania State University in order to participate.

Exhibitor Requirements

An acceptable Certificate of Insurances must be received no later than May 1, 2025 to participate in the 2025 Timber Show. We hope to provide you assistance by outlining some of those requirements that must be met on your insurance certificate, in order to finalize your Timber registration.

  • Company Name -must match the name on the Timber Show Contract. This name should appear in the "Insured" section or under the "Companies Affording Coverage" section of your insurance policy.
  • Coverage Required - $1 Million of Commercial General Liability, and Worker's Compensation and Employer's Liability is required. General Liability must have an amount listed under "Each Occurrence". If planning to demonstrate equipment, a minimum $3 Million is required. A policy number and the effective/expiration dates must be listed. Automobile Liability is required, especially if part of your exhibit. If you are not required by law to carry the Worker's Compensation and Employer's Liability we must have this in writing by your submission of our  Request for Waiver of Worker's Compensation Form.
  • Policy Effective and Expiration Dates -must encompass the program dates of June 6-7, 2025, or attach a statement to when you will resubmit your renewed insurance certificate, should it expire prior to this date.
  • The Statement: "The Certificate Holder is an Additional Insured"-must be listed in the "Description of Operations" section or otherwise noted on the certificate.
  • Certificate Holder Section must list the following name and the address:
    The Pennsylvania State University
    c/o PA Timber Show
    318C Tyson Building
    University Park, PA 16802

If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please reference the PA Timber Show Insurance Memo or contact our office at 814-863-2873.

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Timber 2023 Insurance Memo.pdf

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Sample COI-2023.pdf

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2023 Timber or APD Waiver of Workman's Compensation Insurance Requirement.pdf

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2023 Accepted Subcontractor Insurance Requirements.pdf

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Subcontractors (if hired by exhibitors) coming onto Penn State premises must provide Penn State with an insurance certificate showing evidence of general, automobile, worker's compensation and employees liability with "The Pennsylvania State University" shown as additional insured or be an accepted contractor listed on Timber Show listing of approved service providers.

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