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HEALTH & SAFETY

This page will be updated regularly as regulations change. Last Update: 1/10/2022

Royal Media and Cargo Facts are excited to bring you back in-person for the 2022 Cargo Facts EMEA event. While we value the benefits of in-person activities, we will continue to monitor the ongoing global health crisis and will make adjustments to the event to help ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our attendees, speakers, and sponsors.

Cargo Facts is working closely with the venue, as well as other partners, on health and safety measures to be implemented at the 2022 event. All attendees must agree to and follow the protocols and guidelines, as stated in the Event Terms & Conditions. This page will be updated on a regular basis as new guidelines are recommended. Please contact our Events Team if you have any questions or concerns.

The regulations change frequently, so please check the requirements of the country you are departing. You may need to take a particular type of COVID 19 test specified by your destination in order to depart the country.

IMPORTANT STEPS TO TAKE BEFORE LEAVING FOR CF EMEA 2022

  • Attendees travelling to Dubai from all countries MUST have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test certificate for a test taken no more than 72 hours before departure. The certificate must be a Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT PCR) test, other tests such as antibody tests, NHS COVID-19 Test, COVID-19 Rapid PCR tests and at home tests are not accepted in Dubai.  
  • Get your COVID-19 booster shot and/or flu shot, if available.  

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR CF EMEA 2022

  • Proof of full vaccination for COVID-19, and or a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate from within 72 hours of check-in for the event. Acceptable proofs of vaccination are listed below. 
    • CDC Vaccination Card 
    • A Digital Health Pass (CLEAR or any state-run digital health pass app) 
    • An Official Immunization from Outside of the U.S.* 
  • Completion of a health screening questionnaire 
  • In accordance with the CDC recommendation, Cargo Facts will require masks to be worn indoors 
    • All guests are required to wear face coverings, regardless of vaccination status, when in indoor public areas, unless actively eating, or drinking.  

ONSITE HEALTH SERVICES

  • Masks will be available to all attendees at the registration desk 
  • Onsite PCR Testing for International Travelers Returning Home. The Sofitel Dubai Downtown has a third-party travel agency located in the hotel lobby that will provide PCR testing at the hotel. PCR tests can be arranged directly with the travel agency onsite at the Sofitel Dubai Downtown. 
  • If you experience COVID-19 symptoms onsite, our team will provide you with direct contact information for medical services.  

WHAT TO EXPECT ONSITE AT CF EMEA 2022

  • All event staff wearing face masks 
  • Hand sanitizer stations throughout the event space 
  • Ongoing cleaning and disinfecting during the event 
  • Appropriate and comfortable distancing opportunities

Per the Terms & Conditions Royal Media Group has the right to remove you from the event for any safety reasons or if you refuse any safety screenings or procedures.    

To view the Sofitel’s full Commitment to Clean policy, click here.

*If you received the vaccine outside the U.S., you must have an official immunization record that includes:  

  • First name and last name  
  • Date of birth  
  • Vaccine product name (only vaccines authorized by the WHO are acceptable)  
  • Date(s) administered  
  • Site where the vaccine was administered, or name of the person who administered it.