NEW DATES: May 9-11, 2022

Enercare Centre, Toronto & VIRTUAL

Health & Safety Policies

We look forward to welcoming you back safely to the RC Show. Your health and safety is our top priority. Everyone—including exhibitors, attendees, volunteers, students, media, speakers, contractors, and staff—are expected to comply with RC Show health and safety policies.

The RC Show team is working closely with the Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place and Toronto Public Health to keep everyone safe during their time at the RC Show. Please help us to safeguard everyone’s well-being by following the procedures and protocols outlined below.

Last Updated: November 12, 2021

Please note that all restrictions and requirements are subject to change. Please refer to our website often for current guidelines.

Health and Safety Policies - Screening

Before Arrival - Self-Screening

Attendees must complete a self-screening assessment prior to entering the event premises and attending the RC Show. Any participant experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, who has been in contact with someone who has tested positive, or has received a positive test for COVID-19 should not attend the RC Show or RC Hospitality Week events.

Health and Safety Policies - Vaccination


Everyone attending, exhibiting, working, volunteering, and speaking at the RC Show and/or RC Hospitality Week events must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This means the second dose of a Canadian federally approved COVID-19 vaccine has been administered by February 10, 2022. Medical exemptions are permitted with appropriate documentation* (see details below).

Health and Safety Policies - Entry Requirements


Entry requirements to the Enercare Centre and/or any RC Hospitality Week events will include:

  • Health check screening
  • Proof of vaccination
  • Proof of identity, including name and date of birth
  • Approved medical exemption documents where appropriate*
  • Participation in contact tracing

Acceptable Forms of I.D. Include:

  • Birth certificate
  • Citizenship card
  • Driver’s license
  • Government (Ontario or other) issued identification card, including health card
  • Indian Status Card /Indigenous Membership Card
  • Passport
  • Permanent Resident card

*Medical Exemption Documents

Participants with a medical exemption are required to present identification and a written document stating the individual is exempt for a medical reason at the point of entry.

The written document must be completed and supplied by a physician (designated as “MD”) or by a registered nurse in the extended class (designated as “Registered Nurse (Extended Class)”, “RN(EC)”, “Nurse Practitioner” or “NP”) stating that the individual is exempt for a medical reason from being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and the effective time-period for the medical reason.

Health and Safety Policies - Face Mask

FACE Masks & Coverings

Face masks and coverings are required during attendance at the RC Show and Hospitality Week events, unless actively eating, drinking or seated at a table for dining.

Health and Safety Policies - Physical Distancing

Physical Distancing

In order to avoid unnecessary contact, we ask you to respect physical distancing wherever possible. We have adjusted our layouts and implemented one-way aisles, capacity limits and guidelines with the goal of maintaining physical distance.

Health and Safety Policies - Signage


Operational adjustments may occur throughout the event. Please adhere to all signage and direction from staff members.

Health and Safety Policies - Sanitation


Dedicated staff will be sanitizing the venues regularly with hospital-grade products. Additional hand sanitizer units have been installed for your convenience.

It is the responsibility of everyone to maintain good personal hygiene, including washing your hands frequently and sneezing into the inside of your elbow.

Health and Safety Policies - Air Quality

Improved Air Quality

Indoor air ventilation has been increased in every hall, meeting room, public space and underground parking. Upgraded HVAC filters have been installed, including increased replacement frequency. Humidity levels have been optimized.

GBAC Star™ Facility Accreditation

Exhibition Place is the first Canadian venue to receive the GBAC Star™ Facility Accreditation. Designed to assist venues of all sizes to develop a comprehensive system of cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention, GBAC STAR™ helps facilities better prepare for, respond to, and recover from biohazard situations like the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), keeping guests safe.