Updated September 14, 2021


BDNY is excited to welcome our buyers, brands, designers, manufacturers and press back to forge new relationships and celebrate long-standing friendships. Our team is committed to creating an event experience where our customers, partners and employees can safely and effectively conduct business.

Read on to find out what health measures we have in place and how you too will play a role in moving business forward safely.

KEEPING YOU SAFE AT BDNY 2021


BEFORE YOU ARRIVE


  • Have you completed a self-assessment, and are you symptom-free? If you feel sick, please stay home. You can refer to the CDC’s COVID-19 Self-Checker reference guide for any questions on symptoms by clicking here.
  • Check your flight and travel arrangements.
  • Have your digital or print registration confirmation ready when you arrive – the more prepared you are, the faster entry will be.

In accordance with New York State and City guidelines for large-scale indoor events, the Javits Center is now requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for admission to the convention center. This includes all event organizers, contractors, exhibitors and attendees, who will be required to show proof of vaccination in order to enter the convention center. In addition, all visitors to the Javits Center are required to wear a face covering regardless of vaccination status.

→ Masks will be provided at the event if needed

For proof of vaccination, you must bring a valid photo ID and one of the following:

  • CDC Vaccination Card – A photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable.
  • NYC Vaccination Record or other official immunization record from within or outside the U.S., including from your health care provider. A photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable. If you are unable to get this record, call 311
  • NYC COVID Safe App – Android | iOS. You can upload to this app a photo of your CDC vaccination card or other official record, along with your photo ID.
  • Excelsior Pass (or Excelsior Pass Plus) – To use this app, you will need the phone number or email address associated with your NYC vaccination record. If you are unable to use this app, try one of the other options listed above.
  • CLEAR App – https://www.clearme.com/vaccine-validation

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

The Javits Convention Center has been working closely with BDNY and HX 2021 to ensure we provide a safe and controlled environment. In concert with city and state officials, the Javits Center has:

  • Installed High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) air filters to reduce air pollutants throughout the convention center
  • Installed socially distanced seating in all food and beverage areas
  • Installed hand-sanitizing stations in public areas
  • Received Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) accredidation, the industry’s highest standard for cleaning and disinfection

We have an open line of communication in place with the facility, hotel partners, and local health officials.

Before the doors open, we will conduct inspections to ensure the venue is safe, clean and ready for business!


ARRIVING AT BDNY 2021


  • Please plan accordingly and allot extra time when arriving at the show and making appointments with your customers.
  • We ask that you fully comply with applicable CDC COVID-19 health and safety measures and protocols for attendance at BDNY 2021.
  • Have you completed a daily self-assessment, and are you symptom-free? If you feel sick, please stay home. You can refer to the CDC’s COVID-19 Self-Checker reference guide for any questions on symptoms by clicking here.
  • Social distancing requirements will be in compliance with the venue/facility guidelines.

In accordance with New York State and City guidelines for large-scale indoor events, the Javits Center is now requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for admission to the convention center. This includes all event organizers, contractors, exhibitors and attendees, who will be required to show proof of vaccination in order to enter the convention center. In addition, all visitors to the Javits Center are required to wear a face covering regardless of vaccination status.

→ Masks will be provided at the event if needed

For proof of vaccination, you must bring a valid photo ID and one of the following:

  • CDC Vaccination Card – A photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable.
  • NYC Vaccination Record or other official immunization record from within or outside the U.S., including from your health care provider. A photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable. If you are unable to get this record, call 311
  • NYC COVID Safe App – Android | iOS. You can upload to this app a photo of your CDC vaccination card or other official record, along with your photo ID.
  • Excelsior Pass (or Excelsior Pass Plus) – To use this app, you will need the phone number or email address associated with your NYC vaccination record. If you are unable to use this app, try one of the other options listed above.
  • CLEAR App – https://www.clearme.com/vaccine-validation

The Javits Convention Center has been working closely with BDNY and HX 2021 to ensure we provide a safe and controlled environment. In concert with city and state officials, the Javits Center has:

  • Installed High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) air filters to reduce air pollutants throughout the convention center
  • Installed socially distanced seating in all food and beverage areas
  • Installed hand-sanitizing stations in public areas
  • Received Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) accredidation, the industry’s highest standard for cleaning and disinfection


INSIDE THE SHOW


Again, In accordance with New York State and City guidelines for large-scale indoor events, the Javits Center is now requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for admission to the convention center. This includes all event organizers, contractors, exhibitors and attendees, who will be required to show proof of vaccination in order to enter the convention center. In addition, all visitors to the Javits Center are required to wear a face covering regardless of vaccination status.

→ Masks will be provided at the event if needed

For proof of vaccination, you must bring a valid photo ID and one of the following:

  • CDC Vaccination Card – A photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable.
  • NYC Vaccination Record or other official immunization record from within or outside the U.S., including from your health care provider. A photo or photocopy of this card is also acceptable. If you are unable to get this record, call 311
  • NYC COVID Safe App – Android | iOS. You can upload to this app a photo of your CDC vaccination card or other official record, along with your photo ID.
  • Excelsior Pass (or Excelsior Pass Plus) – To use this app, you will need the phone number or email address associated with your NYC vaccination record. If you are unable to use this app, try one of the other options listed above.
  • CLEAR App – https://www.clearme.com/vaccine-validation

The Javits Convention Center has been working closely with BDNY and HX 2021 to ensure we provide a safe and controlled environment. In concert with city and state officials, the Javits Center has:

  • Installed High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) air filters to reduce air pollutants throughout the convention center
  • Installed socially distanced seating in all food and beverage areas
  • Installed hand-sanitizing stations in public areas
  • Received Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) accredidation, the industry’s highest standard for cleaning and disinfection
  • Social distancing requirements will be in compliance with the venue/facility guidelines.

  • Please follow all recommended Health & Safety Measures including washing your hands often, covering your cough or sneeze, and staying home if you are sick.
  • We’ve increased staff and security to provide the BEST customer service and information accessibility.
  • Exhibitors will have access to enhanced cleaning and disinfection services for their booths.
  • Daily disinfecting will take place to sanitize all seating, restrooms and frequently touched public areas.
  • Feeling sick unexpectedly at the show? Medical personnel will be onsite to assist anyone feeling unwell.

JAVITS CENTER HEALTH RESOURCES

The Javits Center in New York City has been developing an action plan to help reopen. Please review the following documents to get an inside look on how we’re partnering with the Javits Center to welcome everyone back safely and stage a very successful BDNY 2021.

 

Catering Protocols – Cultivated reopening guide
Javits Center – A guide to reopening the Javits Center
Moving Forward – A virtual tour of the new expansion of the Javits Center

Have questions? Please reach out to us and we will be happy to assist you.