MICE Protocols

#SafeBusiness Project by IEG

Italian Exhibition Group launched a project for Italy’s Convention and Trade Show Industry focusing on every phrase for the Trade Show and Conferences in line with the Anti-COVID19 health regulations and documents drafted by AEFI, FEDERCONGRESSI, UFI and EMECA.


Here are some guidelines:

  1. Before the Trade Show: Ticket office and payments exclusively online, digital platform for planning appointments before the show, safe planning and management of all the outfitting supply chain.
  2. Entrance; Face mask distribution desk, multiple entrance with safety aisles and distancing signage, digital entry ticket and thermo scanners.
  3. Expo Centre: Trade Show App and signage with instructions on anti COVID-19, contactless payment systems, hand sanitizer dispensers, visitor flows will be monitored with centralized digital tracking and on-site controls by specialized stewards.
  4. Catering: Temperature checks for the workers, staff must wear gloves, face masks, payments app, barriers between tables and digital menus, coded delivery procedure.
  5. Services: Sanitized and equipped shuttle transport with hand sanitizer and fixed number of passengers between the airport, hotels and Expo Centre. Conference rooms and business centre with seating layout to guarantee social distancing and digitalized informative material.
  6. Accessibility: Reserved parking, internal lifts for the conference rooms, supply of assistance equipment like wheelchairs sanitized before and after been used, all the areas and facilities will be sanitized continuously.
  7. Special Actions: Crisis Management Protocol will be stablished, cycle of waste bin emptying and sanitization, medical room and isolation zone for possible suspected cases. Training and Information for Exhibitors and Visitors through the website, app and hospitality information offices.
  8. Events and Conferences: Temperature measurement at the entrance by specialized staff, monitored conference room, multi-media productions and live streaming to support events, App integrated with all the initiatives and instructions regarding COVID-19 and staff training on safety procedures and regulations,


The project have more than 50 guidelines providing a complete and reliable protocol protecting the health of companies and visitors.


IEG manages and arranges trade fairs and conventions shows for food and beverage, jewelry and fashion, tourism, hospitality, and technological sectors. IEG organized and hosted 48 fairs and 190 conferences in 2019.


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Events and Exhibitions

KINTEX held the first exhibition in South Korea after COVID-19


The 53rd MBC Construction Expo held from May 8 to May 11, 2020, organized by Dong-A Exhibition Co. Ltd. at KINTEX in South Korea is the first exhibition held after COVID-19. MBC Construction Expo is a traditional event that showcases the latest products and trends in the architecture industry.


What is being done by the venue and the event organizers to prevent COVID-19?

To keep the Social Distance stickers were placed on the floor to keep the distance between the attendees at the entrance.

Temperature checks were performed before entering the exhibition hall along with facial recognition displays.

Booths had partitions in between and hand sanitizers.

Exhibitors are focusing on preventing COVID-19 with a face shield and face mask.


KINTEX is the largest exhibition and convention center located in Goyang City, Gyeonggi Province, Korea. With 108,566㎡ of exhibition space within KINTEX I and KINTEX II and 40 meeting rooms. The Convention Center host 1,100 MICE events every year including trade shows, international meetings and conferences.


KINTEX is striving to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction and it is a milestone for the Convention Center to situate its position as a venue in the MICE Industry to develop standards and guidelines implemented after the COVID-19.  


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2020 Global Events Cancelled and Postponed


COVID-19 has caused a substantial impact on our industry and many events around the world are cancelled and/or postponed.

Here a small recap of the events worldwide cancelled this year and postponed to 2021.

1. Tokyo Olympics 2020 postponed to July 23 to August 8, 2021
2. UEFA Champions League and Europa League matches postponed and Euro 2020 moved to 2021
3. The Boston Marathon postponed to September 14, 2020 and The Berlin Marathon 2020 cancelled.
4. FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation postponed the Asian World Cup with an open window of June 2020
5. Oktoberfest 2020, Munich cancelled the first time since World War II
6. Glastonbury Festival 2020 cancelled
7. 2020 Comic-Con International in San Diego cancelled
8. TED 2020: Uncharted to be held in Vancouver has been postponed to July 20-26, 2020 or will be a virtual event
9. F1 Vietnam Grand Prix in Hanoi and Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai postponed
10. G2E Asia postponed to December 2020

Postponed events in the Philippines:

• 13th International University Theater Association World Congress in Manila
• Manila Coffee Festival
• The Chamber of Thrift Banks Convention
• Franchise Asia Philippines Expo
• Manila International Auto Show
• Philippine International Furniture Show and Interior and Design Manila
• Philippine World Building and Construction Exposition postponed to 2021.

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