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Safe Shows for everybody

The health and safety of our visitors, exhibitors, and staff is our greatest priority. Fortem International and The ExCeL is committed to ensuring a safe environment for all who partake in our exhibitions. Fortem International has been following public health officials closely in our efforts to assure that we are constantly meeting and maintaining health and safety expectations throughout this time of uncertainty.

As we approach the event we will continue to work closely with the venue to ensure that we meet the COVID-19 regulations. Please see some of the measures that we will be putting in place for your safety.

  • FORTEM COVID-19 Safety Measures

    • Supporting testing and tracing. Events are one of the industries where the testing and tracing is most possible and efficient as we record all our exhibitors, visitors, staff, etc that have been onsite

    • Managing the flow of traffic throughout the exhibition

    • Widening of aisles to create a safe distance, compliant with social distancing, including seating areas within seminar halls, masterclasses, and networking areas

    • Focusing on a digital approach before and at the event. With attendees having to pre-register to attend with contactless registration onsite to limit unnecessary contact with staff

    • Using digital credentials to limit touch points

    • Issuing best practices for visitors and exhibitors, such as avoiding shaking hands and sharing digital business cards

    • Installing additional informational signage inside the hall

  • The ExCeL COVID-19 Safety Measures

    • Risk Assessment carried out to determine the measures that will need to be put in place.

    • Following governmental guidance, the use of face coverings in exhibition centres is now mandatory.

    • Social distancing throughout the venue, including central boulevard, circulation and networking spaces, toilets, lifts and cloakrooms to ensure the safety of everyone in the venue

    • Encouragement of personal hygiene, hand sanitiser will be present throughout the venue as support track and trace for all visitors entering the ExCel London

    • The ExCel Cleaning team have all been trained to a high level to meet the new cleaning procedures. All touch points, seating and meeting areas to be regularly cleaned and maintained

    • Ventilation will be increased, improving the circulation in line with the latest Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers guidance

    • Hospitality services will be in line with the Government guidelines, all working closely alongside the ExCel London