NEW DATES: May 9-11, 2022
Enercare Centre, Toronto & VIRTUAL
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.
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.
FULL VACCINATION REQUIREMENT
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).
ENTRY TO THE RC SHOW AND RC HOSPITALITY WEEK EVENTS
Entry requirements to the Enercare Centre and/or any RC Hospitality Week events will include:
- Health check screening
- Proof of vaccination
- For details on proof of vaccination, visit https://covid-19.ontario.ca/proof-covid-19-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
- 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.
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.
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.
FOLLOW ALL SIGNAGE AND DIRECTION FROM STAFF
Operational adjustments may occur throughout the event. Please adhere to all signage and direction from staff members.
INCREASED SANITATION AND HYGIENE
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.
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.