safe event moving forward

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.

 

Masks required (per mandate) in all event common areas

Masks required (per mandate) in all event common areas

Facemasks will be required for those who are unvaccinated and encouraged for those who are vaccinated. 

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
Daily deep cleaning to meet GBAC standards

Daily deep cleaning to meet GBAC 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

  • Prior to the event, Clarion Events, will work 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.
  • 24-hours before you arrive, you will be sent a consent form to attend the show. Consent form must be completed before entering the show floor.
  • 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, no handshaking, enhanced hygiene, and PPE
  • Staff will be trained prior to the event on how to properly wear PPE. Staff will not be allowed to come to the show if exhibiting any systems of COVID-19
Pre-packaged food and beverage

Pre-packaged food and beverage

We will have pre packaged food and/or an attendants wearing PPE serving food behind sneeze guards

Implemented social distancing measures throughout the event

Implemented social distancing measures throughout the event

  • For Conference Sessions and Keynote:
    • Classrooms reduced to 50% capacity  (based on the current mandates we will increase as mandates allow)
  • Physical Distancing
    • Signage will be up to to remind attendees to be socially distant
    • Glass sneeze guards/plexiglass will be added in key areas where physical distancing is limited.
  • Social Functions
    • Networking party will be held outside
    • In-room functions such as breakfast roundtables, luncheons etc. will have a 50% reduced capacity (per mandate and will increase as mandates allow)
Reduced contact at registration areas

Reduced contact at registration areas

There will be kiosks for badge pick up, with staff (wearing PPE) and a scanner.

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.