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Fi North America will be organised in accordance with Informa’s AllSecure health and safety standard. As the world’s leading events’ organiser, Informa has developed a detailed set of enhanced measures to provide the highest levels of hygiene and safety at its events, providing everyone with reassurance and confidence they are participating in a safe and controlled environment.
When you join our event, you can expect to see that health and safety is a priority, and that a range of measures are in place to ensure everyone involved is able to enjoy a safe, hygienic, productive and high-quality organised event experience.
Fi North America will be run according to official government and local authority guidance in the first instance, as well as any venue specific regulations. Wherever applicable and possible, we will also apply the fuller range of standards and guidelines described in the Informa AllSecure guidebook.
1. Enhanced cleaning
Cleaning practices have been thoroughly enhanced to ensure we are exceeding standards for disinfecting and hygiene with an increased focus on key touchpoints, including high-traffic areas, handles and rails, restrooms, food & beverage areas and registration desks.
The show floor aisle carpet will be removed to maintain more effective aisle cleaning throughout the day.
2. Personal hygiene
SupplySide West will provide hand sanitizer stations throughout the event space and encourage all participants to regularly wash and disinfect their hands.
3. Registration Process
Through increased use of technology and onsite planning, SupplySide West aims to minimize lines and entry transactions. Visitors are encouraged to register online before the show to minimize close contact with others.
4. Non-contact registration
We will employ a system that facilitates non-contact registration for participants, including the availability of online registration.
5. Physical contact
SupplySide West encourages sharing information digitally by connecting through the SupplySide Network 365 mobile app rather than exchanging business cards to limit physical contact. Register for SupplySide Network 365 here, and download the mobile app to your phone prior to the event!
6. Physical distancing
Fi North America will maintain a density of participants in line with local authority regulations and venue or other relevant guidance. This will be managed through one or more control measures such as pre-show communications to participants, a one-way traffic system around show floors, staggered entry times, on-site signage and floor markings and on-site social distance ambassadors.
7. Food and beverage stations
The team will work closely with the venue to employ the highest standard of food safety, minimising self-service buffets in favour of pre-packaged food options. If any queuing is anticipated, social distancing will be maintained through the use of floor markings and relevant signage.