ISE 2022 sets COVID safety guidelines
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The following is taken from ISE Official Report KEEPING YOU SAFE AT ISE 2022, page.
Site entry requirements and security measures
Following our successful events in Barcelona and London in 2021, we will again be rolling out Covid security measures to keep everyone safe. For ISE 2022, this will involve using our new ISE application.
Anyone wishing to enter the Fira Gran Via during the four days of ISE 2022 (February 1-4) must have a validated badge on the ISE 2022 app. Once you have registered for the show, in order To validate your badge, you will need to upload one of the following to the app in English or Spanish:
>> Proof of vaccination against COVID-19
>> Evidence of recovery from COVID-19, or
>> Evidence of a negative PCR or rapid antigen test
People who upload proof of a negative PCR or rapid antigen test have access to ISE 2022 for the day they tested negative plus the following day. Once this time has expired, new evidence of a negative PCR or rapid antigen test must be uploaded.
Once uploaded, these documents will be validated by our medical partner Quiron Salut prevencion.
ISE 2022 – the official show app will be available for download on app stores from January 17.
As there will be no on-site testing facility at ISE 2022, ISE has ensured that all hotels booked through bnetwork will offer the following Covid testing options, upon request:
>> Make an appointment at a nearby test center
>> Book an appointment for the test lab staff to come to the hotel to perform a test
Testing facilities can also be found at the following locations near Fira de Barcelona – Gran Via:
>> Quirón – Avinguda Josep Tarradellas, 34, 08029 Barcelona
>> Synlab – Asinsa Center Medic, Numancia 47-49, Ent. 1, 08029 Barcelona
>> Quiron – Carrer de Provenza, 319, 08037 Barcelona
>> Quiron – Carrer del Rosselló, 484, 08025 Barcelona
For an overview of facilities in and around the city of Barcelona, please see the following links:
COVID Protocols at ISE 2022
The following measures will apply during ISE 2022:
>> Face masks must be worn in indoor spaces, as well as outdoors.
>> Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the show; exhibitors will provide it on their stands.
>> Exhibitors will store the contact details of each person who visits their booth in a track and trace system. Information from this system may be retrieved by health authorities for track and trace purposes only.
>> Social distancing of 1.5 m must be respected as far as possible.
>> Protective screens will be placed in the temporary structures.
>> Paperless information dissemination systems and methods will be used wherever reasonable.
Risk reduction and safety
Knowing your Covid status is important not only for yourself, but also for those around you. Self-testing is a risk reduction measure that protects you and others. Testing is critically important, regardless of your vaccination status.
We cannot stress enough the importance of protecting each other. Please therefore consider the following suggestions to be of utmost importance:
>> If you are not feeling well or have symptoms related to COVID-19, please stay home
>> Please test yourself regularly; if in doubt, consider having a PCR or antigen test
>> While in Barcelona, please consider Catalonia’s COVID-19 health and safety measures
For general health and safety information, as well as travel information, please visit the Spanish Ministry of Health website.