Optimism and personal contact: As communicated two weeks ago (we reported), the trade fair ‘FitnessConnected – part of the ISPO Network’ can and will be due to the vaccination rate in Germany and Europe and the politically created framework conditions as planned from 18 to 20 November 2021 in Munich can take place.
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that Resolutions from the Prime Minister’s Conference on 9 August 2021 and thereafter, the statements of the Bavarian Prime Minister Söder confirmed, for example, that a renewed, comprehensive shutdown – even with a further increase of seven days – constitutionally not enforced ville.
In demand for a long time, now they are here: the ones you need key policy statements, to be able to plan and implement the coming months in detail. So now there are many Framework conditions for the implementation of trade fair events clearer.
However, there are areas where in the coming weeks still necessary adjustments at short notice can be. But the following also applies to these: With appropriate forward-looking planning, these adjustments are feasible.
“The decisions of the Prime Minister’s Conference and the statements of politicians are an extremely important and very positive signal: now is the right time to think about business again and start catching up.”
Ralph Scholz, CEO of FitnessConnected
The clear statement that it will be 2021 no lockdown for everyone will give more.
Fitness Connected CEO Ralph Scholz sees great potential in this, names Optimism and personal contacts as “fuel for the economic recovery of the fitness and health industry”.
Scholz continues: “Our decision to participate in to record the conduct of the face-to-face eventHas shown to be correct and future-oriented proven. Because we offer the fitness industry with our Eco-System as the only trade fair this year the opportunityat our event the rest of this year and into the first quarter of next year generate much needed sales. “
With the following five actions current and future developments in relation to the corona pandemic are taken into account:
1. Number of subject visitors – congress capacity expanded
FitnessConnected is designed in such a way that – according to the current status of the specifications, ie. the strictest specifications – at the same time at least 3,000 visitors to the fairgrounds should stop.
In total, the organizers count on the fair’s three days about 7,500 trade visitorsso that no basic need to change the layout of the hall consists.
As FitnessConnected 2021 due to cancellation of other events becomes the only international presence fair for the fitness and sports sector in Europe Congress capacity adjusted.
In addition, it was necessary to dismantle the rear part of Hall C6 from the exhibition area and into one the congress area to convert thereby becoming additional planned support events with up to 500 participants also possible under the strictest corona rules. The current hall plan will be available on the fair’s website from 18 August 2021.
2. Entrance area: Expressway planned for those who have been vaccinated and those who have recovered
Because of the modern registration system FitnessConnected will enable visitors to Evidence of vaccination or cure before the fair upload and assign your ticket.
An overtaking lane will then be set up on site for those who have been vaccinated and those who have recovered. As corona tests (in Bavaria) are currently not allowed to be older than 24 hours, a data comparison is required further on-site inspection required. Around Avoid waiting times at the entrancethe organizers recommend using Service tool in the ticket shop.
3. Fast tests are still free – PCR tests are not possible on site
it is can not be estimated at this timewhether the practice used so far will still apply in November, it Quick tests are sufficient is to be able to move freely in the restaurant industry, in gyms or on the exhibition space – or whether it is associated with more effort and time PCR test required must be considered tested.
If quick tests are sufficient, these will be delivered on site still free offered to offer free PCR testing is not possible due to logistics and time criteria.
Either way, the organizers recommend all visitors there not vaccinated or recovered is, with a current coronatest to get to the page to avoid waiting times in the entrance area.
4. Mesh requirements and distance rules
Found in the last few weeks trade fairs in the individual federal states instead, where due to seven days occurrence of wearing one Mouth and nose protection and compliance with minimum distances are waived Could become.
Which one Rules in November 2021 will be legally or officially binding in Munich, is currently not sure.
Part of forward-looking pandemic concept However, there are minimum walkway widths of 3 meters, so that the minimum distance can be kept in the hallways in any case. In addition, organizers continue to recommend wearing a medical face mask and keeping the minimum distances even if they are not required by law.
5. No distinction between vaccinated and tested
Out of fundamental considerations and data protection reasons there will be no different rules of conduct for vaccinated and non-vaccinated visitors / exhibitors of FitnessConnected in the trade fair area.
Technogym chooses FitnessConnected
His participation The Italian equipment manufacturer Technogym has now also announced on FitnessConnected, which will take place from 18 to 20 November 2021 at the Munich Exhibition Center. The technogym look is found in Hal C6 (directly at the main entrance to Messe Nordost).
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