HEALTH & SAFETY INFORMATION & REQUIREMENTS
Updated, May 12, 2022
We’ve taken proactive steps to implement health & safety requirements to help support a safe and comfortable experience.
Our policies are based on current CDC Guidelines and align with the requirements of McCormick Place and state and local health authorities regarding large indoor events. Currently, verification of vaccination or proof of negative test are not required for admission to the McCormick Place or C2E2. We will continue to monitor the requirements and guidance from state and local health departments.
Please check this page often for the most up-to-date information. Please be advised these policies are subject to change based on the evolving nature of the pandemic.
Please read below for more details on our requirements, frequently asked questions, important public resources and what you can expect at C2E2.
SANITIZATION AND HYGIENE
C2E2 has worked closely with McCormick Place to implement cleaning and sanitization standards that meet or exceed the recommendations of the CDC. It is the responsibility of everyone to maintain personal hygiene, including washing your hands frequently.
Follow All Signage and Direction from Staff
Please adhere to all signage and direction from all staff, including our Safety Ambassadors. We have adjusted our layout and implemented exhibitor recommendations with the wellbeing of our guests in mind. Operational adjustments may occur throughout the event.
COMPLY WITH THE CODE OF CONDUCT
Please be aware of and respect the personal boundaries of your fellow participants so that everyone can enjoy their time at C2E2.
HEALTH & SAFETY ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
Please ensure that you have reviewed any advisories or restrictions that may be in place for travel to the United States and for travel to the city and state of the event.
Please be advised that a risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any event or public space, including the event. Prior to registering for and attending the event, please ensure you have read the latest CDC Guidelines for Prevention. By attending the event, you acknowledge this inherent risk on behalf of yourself and/or any Minor attending the event for which you serve as Guardian (collectively, “You”) and, as a condition of entering the event, You acknowledge, understand and confirm each of the following in accordance with applicable health guidelines:
- That You will abide by all terms of admission and participation (as may be updated from time to time) and event health-and-safety requirements, including wearing an approved face covering if required;
- That You are not currently experiencing any of the following symptoms of COVID-19, as identified at CDC.gov, including, but not limited to:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
- That prior to attending the event You have not been in contact with someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 symptoms without completing a CDC-recommended quarantine;
- That You are not under any self-quarantine or isolation orders or subject to any CDC self-quarantine or isolation protocol; and
For purposes of this acknowledgement, a “Minor” means any individual who under eighteen (18) years of age or has not reached the age of majority as defined by such individual’s jurisdiction of residence, and a “Guardian” means such Minor’s parent or legal guardian or other individual attending the Event who is over the age of eighteen (18) and acting in loco parentis for such Minor. Please see the event’s terms of participation to confirm the age requirements for entry.
Please do not enter the event or the event venue if You cannot confirm all of the above criteria. If at any point during Your time at the event You do not meet all of the above criteria, You will be required to isolate and may be relocated or asked to leave the venue at the sole discretion of event management.
Please note: The guidelines in this document
C2E2 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
It is recommended that all participants follow CDC Guidelines regarding face coverings and maintain up-to-date COVID-19 vaccinations. Please note that wearing an appropriate face covering is strongly recommended and we ask that anyone who is not up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations wear a face covering at all times. Please note that face coverings may be required per our guests' requests in specific areas of the event.
C2E2 show management partners closely with McCormick Place, local, state, and federal health authorities to maintain a robust operational plan designed to maximize the health and safety of everyone. These Include:
- Strict sanitization and cleaning procedures
- Hand sanitizing stations
- Layout design and spaces to promote a safe experience
- Exhibitor guidelines and booth design standards
- Reduced contact transactions
McCormick Place maintains an extensive health & safety plan for all events, including C2E2. For more information and details, please visit:
Everyone in attendance at C2E2 is expected to fully comply with terms of service for participation in C2E2, including all health and safety requirements. Acknowledging the requirements and agreeing to comply is a condition of entry (See the Health & Safety Acknowledgement ). A health & safety contact phone number will be clearly noted on signage throughout C2E2 to allow for reporting of any concerns or issues.
Show management may remove, ban or revoke the badge without refund of anyone who fails to comply or impacts the safety or security of the Event, each in show management’s sole and absolute discretion
C2E2 expects everyone attending C2E2 to adhere to our various policies, including our code of conduct, anti-harassment, security screening, and more. Please click here to learn more about the other policies in place at C2E2.
Please check back closer to the event for our exhibitor-specific Health & Safety FAQs.
Please Note: The protocols contained on this website are based on information currently available regarding the behavior and characteristics of the COVID-19 virus, public health information and local or state guidelines with respect to large gatherings in any particular community. As more clarity with respect to these variables emerges, it is expected that these guidelines may need to be adjusted accordingly.
Visit these external resources that will keep you updated on information you may need while planning your travel: