INTERPHEX is excited to announce that, in accordance with New York State and New York City guidelines, and the updated requirements of the Javits Center, proof of COVID-19 vaccination and face coverings will not be required to attend INTERPHEX, occurring May 24 – 26 at the Javits Center in New York City. We will continue to monitor the guidance of public health authorities and government agencies going forward to ensure we are creating an environment at INTERPHEX that is as safe as possible for our industry.
HEALTH & SAFETY
INFORMATION & REQUIREMENTS
Updated: March 8, 2022
We’ve taken proactive steps and implemented guidelines and requirements based on current CDC Guidelines, local public health guidance and the input of our venue partners to help support a safe and comfortable experience. Our team is constantly reviewing the INTERPHEX requirements. Please check this page often for the most up-to-date information.
Please read below for more details on our requirements, frequently asked questions, important public resources and what you can expect at INTERPHEX.
DAILY HEALTH MONITORING
All participants are asked to review and confirm they are able to comply with the Health & Safety Acknowledgement prior to entering INTERPHEX, 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 INTERPHEX should contact and follow the guidance of their physician. No one is permitted entry to INTERPHEX who is not in full compliance with the health & safety requirements and the Health & Safety Acknowledgement.
SANITIZATION AND HYGIENE
INTERPHEX has worked closely with Javits Center 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. Operational adjustments may occur throughout the event. We have adjusted our layout and implemented exhibitor recommendations with the wellbeing of our guests in mind. Face coverings may be required in some areas of the event. We encourage our participants to follow CDC Guidelines regarding face coverings and maintain up-to-date COVID-19 vaccinations. We ask that anyone who is not up-to-date wear a face covering.
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 INTERPHEX.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
In accordance with current NYC and New York State guidance, face coverings are optional at INTERPHEX. Please note that face coverings may be required in some areas of the event and that our exhibitors may require face coverings in their licensed space. INTERPHEX will communicate via signage any locations that will require face coverings. We ask that anyone who is not up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations wear a face covering while attending INTERPHEX.
INTERPHEX show management partners closely with Javits Center, 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 Javits Center maintains an extensive health & safety plan for all events including INTERPHEX. For more information and details visit: https://javitscenter.com/covid-19-safety-protocols
Everyone in attendance at INTERPHEX is expected to fully comply with terms of service for participation in INTERPHEX, including all health and safety requirements. Acknowledging the requirements and agreeing to comply is a condition of entry (See the Health & Safety Acknowledgement). A health & safety contact phone number will be clearly noted on signage throughout INTERPHEX 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.
INTERPHEX expects everyone attending INTERPHEX 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 INTERPHEX.
If you have reason to believe you currently have COVID-19 or have been exposed to COVID-19, you should not attend INTERPHEX 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 INTERPHEX 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.
Visit these external resources that will keep you updated on information you may need while planning your travel:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
World Health Organization (WHO)
Self-Check for Coronavirus Symptoms
United States Travel
New York State COVID-19 Safety
New York City COVID-19 Safety
Freeman Exhibitor COVID-19 Resources
John F. Kennedy International Airport
Newark Liberty International Airport