Ensuring the safety of all customers, attendees, and our teams at DISTRIBUTECH International is our top priority. We are following the suggestions of the U.S. and Texas state public health guidelines as they are developing.

Clarion Events is committed to promoting and implementing best health and safety practices for our events. Click on the actions below for specific protocols we are following. Please note these guidelines and actions are subject to change.

 

Proof of a negative COVID-19 test result or proof of full COVID-19 vaccination will be required to attend. 

Through our partnership with Clear, we will offer a fast track lane for verifying your negative test result or vaccination. Prior to arrival at the event, attendees can download the Clear app and upload their negative COVID-19 test result obtained within 72 hours of the event or COVID-19 vaccination. With use of Clear a person is considered fully vaccinated 14 days after the second shot of Pfizer/Moderna or a single shot of Johnson & Johnson.

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Masks recommended in all event common areas

Masks recommended in all event common areas

Facemasks are recommended regardless of test or vaccination status.

Proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to attend.

Proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to attend.

All attendees are required to visit the attestation desk prior to advancing to registration. Proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to attend. The negative COVID-19 test result must be obtained within 72 hours of first entering the event or if coming from outside the US, within 72 hours of first entering the country. Attendees who are fully vaccinated may show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination instead of proof of negative test. Vaccination is not required to attend the event. Once your negative test result or vaccination has been verified at the attestation desk, you will be given a wrist band and then be able to advance to the registration desk to pick up your badge.

 

Onsite Verification Options: 

Verification with Clear

Through our partnership with Clear, we will offer a fast track lane for verifying your negative test result or vaccination. Prior to arrival at the event, attendees can download the Clear app and upload their negative COVID-19 test result obtained within 72 hours of the event or COVID-19 vaccination. With use of Clear a person is considered fully vaccinated 14 days after the second shot of Pfizer/Moderna or a single shot of Johnson & Johnson.

 

Manual Verification

If an attendee would prefer not to use Clear or has an alternative test or vaccination as outlined above, we will have an attestation desk onsite where you can show your negative test result or vaccination including Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZenica, Oxford and others.

 

Onsite Testing

For attendees that have not pretested, we will have onsite testing available at the Kay Bailey Convention Center in Bluffview room. The cost of onsite testing will be the responsibility of the attendee.

Daily deep cleaning to meet KBHC standards

Daily deep cleaning to meet KBHC standards

  • Cleaning & Hygiene Countermeasures
    • Hand sanitizer stations will be placed throughout the lobby, common spaces, and exhibit halls
    • Venue will use industrial powered machines to sanitize and scrub the exhibit hall, meeting spaces, and public spaces prior to occupancy
    • Overnight meeting room disinfecting
    • Increased cleaning in high touch point areas
    • Cleaning tips to be provided to all exhibitors
    • General contractors will offer plexi sneeze guards for purchase
    • Enhanced AV cleaning and utilizing disposable mic covers
Onsite COVID-19 response action plan

Onsite COVID-19 response action plan

  • Clarion Events is working with the venue and medical team to determine an emergency response plan and communication to all staff attending the event. We will send push notifications through the app for any emergency response situations.

  • All attendees are required to show a negative COVID-19 test or vaccination prior entering the event.

  • We will have an enhanced first aid station and medical support with quarantine room onsite for anyone feeling ill or who has a fever.

  • Signage will be placed throughout the KBHCC reminding attendees to practice social distancing, enhanced hygiene, and PPE

  • Color coded wrist bands will be available for all attendees to indicate their level of comfort and preference with distancing, handshaking, and hugging.

  • Staff will be trained prior to the event on how to properly wear PPE. Staff will be required to attest to a negative test result before coming onsite.

Pre-packaged food and beverage

Pre-packaged food and beverage

We will have pre-packaged food for those that would prefer and attendants wearing PPE serving food.

Implemented social distancing measures throughout the event

Implemented social distancing measures throughout the event

Physical Distancing

  • Signage will be up to remind attendees to be socially distant.

  • Plexiglass will be added in key areas where physical distancing is limited.

Reduced contact at registration areas

Reduced contact at registration areas

There will plexiglass at registration counters, staff wearing PPE and express check-in available for those that pre-registered with a scanner for reducers contact.

Designated entrances/exits for building and hall floors

Designated entrances/exits for building and hall floors

  • Entrances and exits will be one way only
  • We will place floor decals to show direction of traffic flow
The information below relies on the most recent available technology and research of the proper methods to clean, sanitize, and disinfect. The basis for the plan integrates recommendations and requirements from the CDC, the City of Dallas, Dallas County, and state and federal mandates.