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Updated April 4, 2022
With the evolving nature of the COVID-19 situation, a lot is changing quickly. We are constantly looking at the published guidance from federal, state and local health authorities and government and trying to make decisions that can accommodate all of our customers and promote a safe gathering. We will continue to assess our health and safety policies leading up to the event and keep you updated on our website, however, at this time, we do not anticipate a change to our requirement of full vaccination and approved face coverings for all participants.
Every participant, including attendees, exhibitors, guests and staff, are expected to comply with the health & safety requirements, including, but not limited to:
PROOF OF FULL VACCINATION
PAX East requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination for entry. All participants are required to show proof of completion of full vaccination with a COVID-19 vaccine authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or World Health Organization (WHO) for admission. Please refer to our FAQ for details regarding our vaccination requirements. More information about convenient, safe and fast entry with CLEAR is available here: CLICK HERE.
WEAR AN APPROVED FACE COVERING
Everyone must wear an approved face covering at all times while inside the venue and while attending PAX East. For more details on approved face coverings, please click here.
DAILY HEALTH MONITORING
All participants are asked to review and confirm they are able to comply with the Health & Safety Acknowledgement prior to entering PAX East, including ensuring that they are not currently experiencing any of the symptoms of COVID-19. Anyone who is not feeling well or begins to experience symptoms at any time during PAX East should contact and follow the guidance of their physician. No one is permitted entry to PAX East who is not in full compliance with the health & safety requirements and the Health & Safety Acknowledgement.
Please read below for more details on our requirements, frequently asked questions, important public resources and what you can expect at PAX East.
SANITIZATION AND HYGIENE
ReedPop has worked closely with the BCEC to implement cleaning and sanitization standards that meet or exceed the recommendations of the CDC. It is the responsibility of everyone to maintain personal hygiene, including washing your hands frequently.
FOLLOW ALL SIGNAGE AND DIRECTION FROM STAFF
Please adhere to all signage and direction from all staff, including our Safety Ambassadors. We have adjusted our layout and implemented exhibitor recommendations with the wellbeing of our guests in mind. Operational adjustments may occur throughout the event.
COMPLY WITH THE CODE OF CONDUCT
Please be aware of and respect the personal boundaries of your fellow participants so that everyone can enjoy their time at PAX East.
DAILY HEALTH & SAFETY ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
PAX EAST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
At this time, “fully vaccinated” means that the day of your entry to PAX East must be at least 14 days after completion of your primary series of an FDA or WHO approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine, such as:
second dose of a two dose COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna), or
single dose of a single dose COVID-19 vaccine (Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine)
In accordance with CDC guidelines, booster shots are not required to be considered fully vaccinated, however, please note that the CDC recommends that people remain up to date with their vaccines, which includes additional doses for individuals who are immunocompromised or booster doses at regular time points. Please note that this remains subject to further update as CDC guidance is revised.
The following vaccines approved by the FDA or authorized by the FDA for emergency use*:
- Pfizer (BioNTech)
The following vaccines authorized by the WHO for emergency use*:
Oxford - AstraZeneca
Sinopharm – BBIBP
The following vaccine used during a U.S. based clinical trial:
RX and PAX East will accept mixed COVID-19 vaccine schedules of WHO-authorized vaccines to establish full vaccination status.
*This list is current as of February 1, 2022 and may be revised in the future.
No, every single person must be present with their own ID and applicable vaccination verification materials (ie. physical vaccination card or digital proof).
No. All participants must be fully vaccinated for access to PAX East.
PAX East show management partners closely with the BCEC, local, state, and federal health authorities to maintain a robust operational plan designed to maximize the health and safety of everyone. These Include:
Strict sanitization and cleaning procedures
Hand sanitizing stations
Layout design and spaces to promote a safe experience
Exhibitor guidelines and booth design standards
Reduced contact transactions
The BCEC maintains an extensive health & safety plan for all events, including PAX East. For more information and details, please visit: https://www.massconvention.com/community/community-novel-covid-19
Everyone in attendance at PAX East is expected to fully comply with terms of service for participation in PAX East, including all health and safety requirements. Acknowledging the requirements and agreeing to comply is a condition of entry (See the Health & Safety Acknowledgement). PAX East will have specially designated Safety Ambassadors available to assist with the implementation of our requirements. A health & safety contact phone number will be clearly noted on signage throughout PAX East to allow for reporting of any concerns or issues. Show management may remove, ban or revoke the badge without refund of anyone who fails to comply or impacts the safety or security of the Event, each in show management’s sole and absolute discretion
PAX East expects everyone attending PAX East to adhere to our various policies, including our code of conduct, anti-harassment, security screening, and more. Please click here to learn more about the other policies in place at PAX East.
If you have reason to believe you currently have COVID-19 or have been exposed to COVID-19, you should not attend PAX East and consult your physician, including if these conditions emerge while you are at the show. Please review our Health & Safety Acknowledgement each day prior to attending PAX East to ensure you can comply with all of the requirements therein.
Please Note: The protocols contained on this website is based on information currently available regarding the behavior and characteristics of the COVID-19 virus, public health information and local or state guidelines with respect to large gatherings in any particular community. As more clarity with respect to these variables emerges, it is expected that these guidelines may need to be adjusted accordingly.