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InfoComm 2022 Health & Safety Protocols

Page Updated on June 9, 2022

Your health and safety are our priority.

InfoComm is ready to head to Las Vegas for a live in-person event, June 4-10, where we remain focused on the latest audiovisual technology, and education to advance your career and opportunities to grow your network.   

Your health and safety are a priority at InfoComm. We have been adapting our plans based on new and evolving information by the State of Nevada and Clark County, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). We will continue to evaluate and expand our COVID-19 protocols as best practices and applicable legal requirements evolve and will update this page as those protocols change so you know what to expect when you arrive in Las Vegas.   

We encourage you to review this page frequently for Health and Safety and other travel updates for InfoComm 2022. 

Thank you in advance for helping to keep our community safe and healthy. We are committed to a great InfoComm 2022 and look forward to seeing you in person! 

Vaccination OR Negative Test Required to Pick Up Your Badge

All participants attending the InfoComm show between June 4-10 must provide proof of full vaccination  OR a COVID-19 negative PCR or rapid antigen test (no self-tests) when picking-up badge credentials at registration in the North and West Halls.  All participants can present their proof of full vaccination or a COVID-19 negative PCR or rapid antigen test in either a digital or physical documentation. 

PROOF OF VACCINATION 

The CDC defines full vaccination as two weeks have passed from the date a person has received their second doses of two-dose vaccine or the first dose of Johnson & Johnson.  Only vaccines authorized and recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) can be used as proof of vaccination. See the following list of approved vaccines:

  • Pfizer/BioNTech Comirnaty 
  • Moderna COVID-19 vaccine 
  • Janssen/Ad26.COV 2.S developed by Johnson & Johnson (Single Dose) 
  • Novavax/Nuvaxovid 
  • COVOVAX 
  • SII/COVISHIELD 
  • AstraZeneca/AZD1222 vaccines 
  • Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine 
  • Sinovac-CoronaVac vaccine 
  • Bharat Biotech BBV152 COVAXIN 

Examples of accepted proof of vaccination:

  • The physical vaccination card/document, printed in English 

  • A clear photograph of the vaccination card/document 

  • A digital smart code (QR) issued by your local health department or governing body 

  • Any of the above, saved to Apple Wallet or Google Pay  

All forms of proof must match your personal identification (Driver’s License or Passport).

PROOF OF NEGATIVE TEST

InfoComm participants can elect to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR or Rapid Antigen test administered by a healthcare professional (no self-tests) no more than 72 hours before picking up your badge.

Digital or physical documentation will be accepted. All forms of proof must match your personal identification (Driver’s License or Passport).

Local Offsite Testing Locations

You can find a map of testing locations here

Recently recovered from COVID-19?

You may use the CDC required travel documentation of recovery from COVID-19 (including your positive COVID-19 viral test result on a sample taken no more than 90 days before the flight’s departure from a foreign country and a letter from a licensed healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel). Learn more.

Mask Guidelines

InfoComm will continue to follow the CDC masks recommendations to check the community levels in Clark County, Las Vegas and follow the Low, Medium, and High recommendations based on the latest data using the Know the COVID-19 Community Levels resource tool. 

If a high-level in Clark County, Las Vegas is reached during the InfoComm tradeshow dates, all participants are recommended to wear a mask indoors.

See the current COVID-19 community level

We are committed to creating an environment that is safe and an experience that is exceptional and will continue to update our health and safety guidelines in advance of the event. 

Mask mandates for each COVID-19 level

Low 

  • Wear a mask based on your personal preference, informed by your personal level of risk. 

Medium 

  • If you are at risk for severe illness, talk to your healthcare provider about wearing masks indoors in public. 

  • If you live with or will gather with someone at risk for severe illness, wear a mask when indoors with them. 

High 

  • If you are 2 or older, wear a well-fitting mask indoors in public, regardless of vaccination status or individual risk. 

GETTING YOUR BADGE

Advance registration is required. You will need to go to a registration location at the Las Vegas Airport or the Las Vegas Convention Center and join the registration line to pick up your InfoComm 2022 badge.

All personnel must pick up your badge in person. Bulk badge pickup will NOT be allowed this year. 

REGISTRATION

  • Advance registration is required this year, you cannot register for InfoComm onsite.  On-site registration terminals are for badge pickup and registration record update purposes only.  
  • All attendees and staff are required to acknowledge and accept InfoComm show policies and complete a COVID Self-Declaration form during registration (which states that you have not received a positive COVID-19 test or have been recently exposed to COVID-19). 

LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER PROTOCOLS

  • The Las Vegas Convention Center has made HVAC upgrades for improved ventilation and are using air filters with a quality rating of MERV 14. 
  • First Aid Stations located in the North Hall at the N3 entrance and on the first floor in the West Hall just past room W110.

First Aid North Hall      First Aid West Hall

LVCC OnMed Station

See the following links for Las Vegas Convention Center and Nevada COVID-19 protocols: 

TRAVEL & TRANSPORTATION

Hotels

Please visit the our official housing vendor, OnPeak, for information on hotel safety. We encourage you to visit the website of the hotel you have booked for specific information on COVID-19 protocols. 

Airport

Shuttle Buses

  • Mask mandates for busses will follow the same mandates for the show.
  • Busses will be running at 100% capacity. All seats are available. 
  • Restrooms are out of service. 
  • Hand sanitizer will be available on each bus. 
  • High-touch areas will be wiped down after completion of each trip. 
  • Food or beverages of any kind are not allowed on board. 

Ride Share and Chauffer Services

FAQS

Q: Do I have to be vaccinated to attend InfoComm 2022? 
A: You can either be fully vaccinated OR show proof of a negative COVID-19 test. 

Q: Which vaccines will be recognized for proof of vaccination at InfoComm? 
A: Only vaccines authorized and recommended by the Center for Disease and Control and Prevention, and the World Health Organization can be used as proof of vaccination. See accepted list of vaccines above and here: https://covid19.trackvaccines.org/agency/who

Q: Do I really have to wear a mask all day? 
A: InfoComm participants are required to follow the mask mandates listed above based on the Clark County, Las Vegas COVID-19 community levels.

Q: What are the requirements for visitors outside the US to travel to and from Las Vegas?
A: Please check the CDC website frequently for the most current information.

Q: What are the CDC recommendations if I have been exposed to COVID-19? 
A: Any attendee at InfoComm should adhere to CDC guidance, which is outlined at CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/  

Q: Is AVIXA responsible for reporting COVID-19 cases? 
A:  It is the responsibility of public health authorities to handle any contact tracing and exposure reporting, not AVIXA/InfoComm or any or business entity. 

We thank you for your continued support and look forward to welcoming you to InfoComm in June. We have a robust lineup of education and exhibitors ready to showcase the latest innovations! 

If you have specific questions about our health and safety policies, please email Stuart Weiser

Health & Safety Recommendations for Exhibitors

We recommend exhibitors implement the following guidelines to facilitate health and safety at their booths:

  • Clearly communicate to your staff, all attendees, and any support staff the requirement to be fully vaccinated as approved by the CDC and WHO to attend InfoComm 2022.   
  • Provide plenty of hand sanitizer in your booth that is visible and accessible.  
  • Design your booth to allow for proper attendee traffic flow and indicate designated entrances and exits to reduce crowding.
  • Cleanse and sanitize your booth and other high touch surface areas frequently.  

Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to welcoming you to InfoComm 2022.   

If you are an exhibitor and have any questions or concerns about InfoComm’s policies, please contact exhibitsales@avixa.org

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