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Personal Weapons and Prohibited Items Policy


No personal firearms or ammunition are permitted during GSOF Symposium Europe 2023

Guests, including law enforcement personnel not present in an official capacity, are prohibited from bringing weapons into the GSOF Symposium taking place at the Brno Exhibition Centre. The Brno Exhibition Centre does not provide lockers of any type.

Weapons include but are not limited to the following:

Firearms, explosives, stun guns, handcuffs, brass knuckles, sticks, batons, martial arts instruments, pepper spray, tear gas and knives.

Guests will be subject to a search upon entry. Anyone found in possession of prohibited items will be asked to remove the items from the venue or dispose of it. Guest who refuse to comply will not be permitted entry into the venue.

The only firearms allowed at the Brno Exhibition Centre during the GSOF Symposium are exhibitor displayed items.

All firearms on display must be deactivated and have a certificate which complies with Czech firearms regulations and EU Regulation 2018/337 to prove their deactivation.

Attendees will NOT be allowed to bring firearms into the Brno Exhibition Centre during GSOF Symposium.

Any person licensed by the Czech Republic to carry a concealed weapon is hereby notified that they shall not carry their firearms during GSOF Symposium Europe 2023.