EXPO Health & Safety

Health and safety have always been top priorities for APEX & IFSA, and this will be amplified in ‎the ‎planning and execution of EXPO. APEX & IFSA continue to monitor the guidelines, ‎restrictions, and ‎advisories from around the world. As EXPO is a ‎global event, APEX & IFSA have set the following ‎requirements to best protect our members, ‎staff, and vendors. ‎
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All attendees, staff, and vendors must be fully vaccinated to attend all aspects of the EXPO. ‎

Attendees must have received ‎their final dose by 5 October 2021 to be considered fully vaccinated. ‎Masks will also be required. A photo ID will be required ‎to pick up your badge.


• Stay tuned for information on CLEAR Health Pass for your vaccination confirmation.
• You have the option to enter your vaccination information and to upload a photo of your ‎vaccination card while registering online in ‎advance of EXPO. (Those that enter their ‎information in advance will have an ‎expedited registration check-in process onsite in Long ‎Beach.) ‎
• If you do not wish to enter your vaccination information while registering for EXPO, ‎you may ‎show proof of your vaccination once onsite in Long Beach. (Please note ‎that there will likely ‎be longer lines at registration for those needing to present proof of ‎vaccination onsite.) ‎
• If you receive your vaccination after you complete your registration, you have the ‎option to ‎log into the registration portal to add vaccination information to your record. ‎APEX/IFSA will ‎not store vaccination information. All vaccination information will ‎be purged shortly after ‎EXPO. ‎
• Bulk badges may be picked up only for those who provided proof of vaccination in ‎advance ‎as part of online registration. ‎
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‎Additional Testing Information:‎
• Attendees may also receive complimentary PCR tests provided by ‎the Long Beach Health ‎Department onsite at the Long Beach Convention Center (exact location tbc). PCR test ‎results may be used to exit the ‎United States.‎
• Testing will be available each day from exhibitor load-in day (Friday 15 October) to the last ‎day of the show (21 October). ‎

Additional Health & Safety Protocols:‎
• Hand sanitizer stations will be available around the Long Beach Convention Center and ‎the ‎EXPO. ‎
• Social distancing will not be enforced. ‎
• Masks are required.
• Purell will be the exclusive hand-sanitizer sponsor with dispensers throughout the venue.
• Dimer UV Innovations will showcase its UVHammer operator-controlled UV system to provide enhanced sanitization and disinfection of all high-touch surfaces at the show, booths, and conference areas.
• Please contact [email protected] with questions.