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The Medlab Middle East team speaks to Issam Kazim, CEO, Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai - on the safety measures in place to welcome visitors for Medlab Middle East 2022.
Experience the best of the global medical laboratory industry as the community comes together for a four-day showcase of the latest laboratory innovation and technology with safety for all, at its core.
We look forward to seeing you in-person at Dubai World Trade Centre, from 6-9 Februrary 2023.
Issam Kazim, CEO, Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing
A huge shout out to the Medlab Middle East team who have taken meticulous steps to ensure it is going to be a safe event.
- Mohammad Shafeeque | Medplus Medical Industries FZC
I am really excited about Medlab Middle East 2022 and looking forward to attending the mega event.
- Sreeyesh Sivanesan | Aster
Can’t wait to attend Medlab Middle East 2022 and network with my industry colleagues.
- Ayman Dallal | Sysmex
Thank you to Medlab Middle East for ensuring they are organising a safe-to-attend event.
- Enas Atta | Med Tec
Appreciate all the hard work and efforts the Medlab Middle East team takes to lead the way.
- Emad Kayal | AMT
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New for 2022, Medlab Middle East is now powered by renewable electricity, helping us in our journey towards Net Zero.
Medlab Middle East will be organised in accordance with Informa’s AllSecure health and safety standard. As the world’s leading events’ organiser, Informa has developed a detailed set of enhanced measures to provide the highest levels of hygiene and safety at its events, providing everyone with reassurance and confidence they are participating in a safe and controlled environment.
When you join our event, you can expect to see that health and safety is a priority, and that a range of measures are in place to ensure everyone involved is able to enjoy a safe, hygienic, productive and high-quality organised event experience.
All Informa events will be run according to official government and local authority guidance in the first instance, as well as any venue or location-specific regulations. In addition, all Informa events will follow the ten Informa AllSecure priority commitments. Wherever applicable and possible, our events will also apply the fuller range of standards and guidelines described in the Informa AllSecure guidebook.
1. Enhanced cleaning
All Informa events will undertake enhanced, deep cleaning before, during and after our events, working with venue partners to ensure the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness. This includes continuous sanitisation throughout the course of an event, with a focus on high-touch areas such as door handles, restrooms and food and beverage areas.
4. Physical contact
All Informa events will request that participants avoid physical contact, such as handshakes and embraces, promoting alternative ways to greet business partners. The exchange of printed materials, such as business cards and sales brochures, will also be discouraged, with digital alternatives recommended.
5. Physical distancing
All Informa events will maintain a density of participants in line with local authority regulations and venue or other relevant guidance. This will be managed through one or more control measures such as pre-show communications to participants, a one-way traffic system around show floors, staggered entry times, on-site signage and floor markings and on-site social distance ambassadors.
6. Food and beverage stations
All Informa event teams will work closely with venue partners to employ the highest standard of food safety, minimising self-service buffets in favour of pre-packaged food options. If any queuing is anticipated, social distancing will be maintained through the use of floor markings and relevant signage.
8. First aid
All Informa events will have access to a qualified first aider and a separate quarantine area if possible. Participants will be asked not to attend if they are feeling unwell, and teams will follow local health authority guidance on detecting and managing anyone who displays symptoms of COVID-19.
Informa AllSecure is the approach we are taking to enhancing the health and safety standards in place at Informa events following COVID-19.
From exhibitors to sponsors, speakers, visitors and journalists, those who come to our events come to connect, learn, know more and do more business, effectively and safely.
The standards and practices that make up Informa AllSecure are designed to provide confidence that at every Informa event, we are striving to provide the highest standards of safety, hygiene, cleanliness and quality.
Informa AllSecure is based on a set of event industry standards, called All Secure.
The All Secure industry standards were developed collaboratively by a group including industry associations UFI, AEO and SISO, event organisers Informa, Reed Exhibitions and Clarion, a range of event venues, suppliers and with input from health, government and local authorities.
Informa AllSecure is the way these industry-wide All Secure standards are being applied to Informa events.
You can expect to see that health and safety is a priority, and that a range of measures are in place to ensure everyone involved is able to enjoy a safe, hygienic, productive and high-quality organised event experience.
As a starting point, Informa AllSecure events will be run according to the guidance of the government or official local authority for that location, and according to any venue-specific regulations.
In addition, all Informa AllSecure events follow ten key AllSecure commitments around Cleaning & Hygiene, Physical Distancing and Protection & Detection, with additional measures in place where relevant and practical for the type of event and its location.
As a minimum, all our events follow the ten key Informa AllSecure commitments around Cleaning & Hygiene, Physical Distancing and Protection & Detection, in addition to following the guidance of government or official local authorities and any venue-specific regulations.
For details of the specific measures in place at a particular event, see the event’s website or contact the event team directly. Details will also be included in event materials on registration or booking.
No environment or space inside or outside of the home can ever be 100% safe.
At controlled event gatherings like Informa events and through Informa AllSecure, we have put in place a comprehensive range of enhanced standards that make the health and safety of everyone who attends a priority.
Through measures such as enhanced deep cleaning before, during and after events, non-contact registration, distancing and crowd management, and the deployment of screening and protective equipment, we are striving to provide the highest standards of safety, hygiene and cleanliness, and to ensure that following COVID-19, our customers, partners and colleagues can connect, learn, know more and do business effectively, safely and with confidence.