G3 Partners AIPC, ICCA and UFI Release “Good Practice Guide: Addressing COVID-19 Requirements for Re-Opening Business Events” (V2)
As authorities around the world are increasingly clearing business events to run again, organizers of conventions and exhibitions, as well as venue and center operators need to put respective measures in place that create safe environments for participants.
A new global Guide on the matter identifies and promotes globally emerging standards, protocols, and good practices. The “Good Practice Guide: Addressing COVID-19 Requirements for Re-Opening Business Events” is jointly produced by AIPC, the International Association of Convention Centres, ICCA, the International Convention and Congress Association and UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry.
The third in a series of COVID-19 related guides, it is being shared with the associations’ respective memberships. It supports their work to create conditions and safeguards that will enable the safe re-opening of their activities while observing the needs and expectations of relevant governments and health authorities.
AIPC and UFI Release Second Guide to Convention and Exhibition Centres Managing COVID-19 Consequences
AIPC, the International Association of Convention Centres and UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition industry have released a second guide to assist members in dealing with the consequences of health and operational challenges relating to the current COVID-19 outbreak. The second Guide is specific to the conversion of facilities to temporary emergency use, which is a need that has arisen in many parts of the world as centres engage in the fight to manage and contain the pandemic.
The Guide will be distributed to all AIPC and UFI members to support them in what for many is a new experience with limited precedent. It is a complement to the Good Practices Guide to COVID-19 for Convention and Exhibition Centres guidebook that was produced and distributed in early March of this year.
AIPC and UFI Release “Good Practices Guide to COVID-19” for Convention and Exhibition Centres
AIPC, the International Association of Convention Centres and UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition industry have released a guide to good practices for venues in the management of health and operational challenges specifically relating to the current COVID-19 outbreak.
“This Guide has been created as a collaborative project between our two organizations as a way of operationalizing our cooperative action in the face of such an evolving situation. We aim to ensure a greater degree of consistency in qualified advice and information being provided as well as to provide links to other sources of relevant information of authority.” said AIPC President Aloysius Arlando. “We firmly believe that this resource will serve as a useful guide to our respective members as we collectively confront this issue”.