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 November 18 to 20, 2021 in Munich can take place.
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the Resolutions of the Conference of Prime Ministers on August 9, 2021 and beyond, statements made by the Bavarian Prime Minister Söder, for example, confirmed that a renewed and comprehensive lockdown – even with an increasing incidence of seven days – constitutionally unenforceable would do.
Long Requested, Now Here They Are: The Ones You Need key political statements, in order to be able to plan and execute the coming months in detail. So now there are many Framework conditions for holding fair events more clear
However, there are areas where in the coming weeks there are still short-term adjustments needed It can be. But the following also applies to these: With proper forward planning, these adjustments are doable.
“The decisions of the Conference of Prime Ministers and the statements made by politicians are an extremely important and very positive signal: now is the right time to think about business again and start playing catch-up.”
Ralph Scholz, CEO of Fitness Connected
The clear statement that it will be 2021 no lockdown for all will give more.
Ralph Scholz, CEO of Fitness Connected sees great potential in this, name Optimism and personal contacts. as “fuel for the economic recovery of the fitness and health industry”.
Scholz continues: “Our decision to participate in the to record the completion of the face-to-face eventhas turned out to be correct and future-oriented tried. Because we offer the fitness industry our Eco-System as the only trade fair this year. the possibilityat our event for the rest of this year and for the first quarter of next year generate much-needed sales.”
With the the following five steps Current and future developments in connection with the corona pandemic are taken into account:
1. Number of professional visitors: congress capacity increased
The FitnessConnected is designed in such a way that, according to the current state of the specifications, i.e. the most stringent specifications, at the same time at least 3,000 visitors to the fairgrounds it should stop.
In total, the organizers have the three days of the fair around 7,500 professional visitorsso that no fundamental need to change the layout of the room consists.
Like the FitnessConnected 2021 due to the cancellation of other events It will be the only fair with an international presence in the fitness and sports sector in Europe Congress capacities adjusted.
Furthermore, it was necessary to separate the back of Hall C6 from the exhibition area and convert it into a congress area to turn become like this additional planned support events with up to 500 participants also possible under the stricter corona rules. The pavilion plan, now valid, will be available on the fair website from August 18, 2021.
2. Entry zone: fast track planned for vaccinated and recovered
for the modern registration system FitnessConnected will allow visitors Proof of vaccination or recovery before the fair upload and assign to your ticket.
A fast lane will then be set up on the site for those who have been vaccinated and those who have recovered. Since corona tests (in Bavaria) are currently not allowed to be older than 24 hours, one is required for data comparison additional on-site inspection required. Around Avoid waiting times at the entrancethe organizers recommend using the Service tools at the box office.
3. Rapid tests remain free: PCR tests are not possible on site
This cannot be estimated at this timewhether the practice used up to now will continue to apply in November, which Sufficient rapid tests they are to be able to move freely in the restoration, in the fitness studios or in the fairgrounds – either either associated with more effort and time PCR tests required should be considered proven.
Yes quick tests are sufficient, these will be provided on the site still free offered to offer free PCR tests is not possible due to logistics and time criteria.
In any case, the organizers recommend that all visitors unvaccinated or recovered are, with one current corona test to get to the site to avoid waiting times in the entrance area.
4. Mask requirement and distancing rules
Found in the last few weeks. trade fairs in individual federal states instead, where due to the seven-day incidence of using a The protection of the mouth and nose and the respect of minimum distances are waived. could become.
which Regulation in November 2021 will be legally or officially binding in Munich, currently not safe.
part of forward thinking pandemic concept However, there are minimum aisle widths of 3 meters, so that in any case the minimum distance can be maintained in the aisles. In addition, the organizers continue to recommend the use of a medical mask and the maintenance of minimum distances, although they are not mandatory by law.
5. No distinction between vaccinated and tested
Outside fundamental considerations and reasons for data protection There will be no different rules of conduct for vaccinated and non-vaccinated FitnessConnected visitors/exhibitors at the fairgrounds.
Technogym chooses FitnessConnected
Their stake The Italian equipment manufacturer Technogym has now also announced at FitnessConnected, which will take place from November 18 to 20, 2021 at the Munich Exhibition Center. The Technogym look will be found at Room C6 (directly at the main entrance of Messe Nordost).
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