Health & Safety

New Updates

Making Your Safety a Top Priority

As of September 29, 2021, ISSA Show North America has increased protocols around health & safety to include all participants to EITHER have a negative COVID-19 test obtained within 72 hours of arriving at the event OR have proof of full vaccination obtained no later than 14 days prior to arriving at the event.  These protocols are for both the Las Vegas Convention Center AND all offsite official show functions (preshow workshops at Bally’s, ISSA Welcome Reception at Beer Park, Hygieia Network Awards Reception at Bellagio, ARCSI Evening Roundtables at Bally’s, VIP Reception at Bellagio).

See below for details.

  • Everyone entering the West Building of the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) will align with the protocols; inclusive of exhibitors, attendees, speakers, show management, building employees, show contracted vendors and employees, visitors, guests. Everyone.
  • You will only go through the health screening ONE time, upon your first entry to the LVCC.
  • Upon your first entry, you must show EITHER a negative Covid-19 test obtained within 72 hours of arriving at the event OR have proof of full vaccination obtained no later than 14 days prior to arriving at the event.
    • Negative COVID -19 Test verification:
      • PCR/NAAT taken within 72 hours prior to arriving at ISSA Show North America
      • Antigen (rapid) taken within 72 hours prior to arriving at ISSA Show North America
      • Home tests may only be used if also certified by a medical professional or lab technician
    • Vaccination status can be verified in the following ways:
      • Proof via an app; Excelsior, Clear, California Dept of Health Digital Record, CommonPass, VeriFLY
      • Hard copy of your vaccination record
      • A clear photocopy of your vaccination record – front and back
      • A clear picture or digital copy of your vaccination record – front and back
      • *People are considered fully vaccinated: 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine
    • Screening will be done by a 3rd party ISSA official vendor, United Security. Checks will be visual only with no information recorded or documented.
    • After satisfying your health screening, you will be given a credential (festival type wrist band to be kept/worn the duration of the event).
    • Once you have your credential, nothing else is required. You will be able to enter the building freely through-out the week by just showing your wrist band.
    • In the coming weeks will publish an easy resource guide to find access to covid-19 testing sites in Las Vegas, in the case you choose to be tested during the course of the week or before returning home.

COVID-19 Testing Locations in Las Vegas

Should you choose to get tested while in Las Vegas, either before you come to the show or before you go back home, here is a resource for locations.

Your Safety is Our Priority

Las Vegas

Nevada and the City of Las Vegas - has been hyper-focused on reopening and safety planning around their main industry; gaming, hospitality, and tradeshows. It has been our main priority to bring you to a city that is ready to embrace and receive your attendance while simultaneously following strict health and safety protocols.

Enhanced Cleaning Protocols

GBAC STAR™ Accredited Facility

This year’s event will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center a GBAC STAR™ accredited facility. Additionally, the official cleaning provider, United Services, is a GBAC STAR™ accredited service contractor. Trust the science behind the seal. Find the latest update on how the Las Vegas Convention Center hit the jackpot with GBAC STAR™.

Our cleaning partners; GES, United Services and the Las Vegas Convention Center are committed to enhanced cleaning, disinfection and infection prevention measures for this event. This includes electrostatic spraying will happen in all occupied spaces at the LVCC; which includes public spaces, lobbies, corridors, meeting rooms, restrooms and the exhibit hall (aisles, common spaces, ISSA Show feature areas, show management booths).

Face Coverings Required

Updated July 2021

As of July 30th the state of Nevada requires a face covering in all indoor public spaces including indoor events and tradeshows. Everyone entering the Las Vegas Convention Center for ISSA Show North America must follow this local state guideline unless eating or drinking (no exceptions can be allowed).

  • Approved face coverings include a mask or 2 layered secured cloth that completely covers your nose and mouth and fits snugly to the sides of your face and under your chin. Face shields can be worn with a face covering, but not in place of one.
  • These are not acceptable face coverings; balaclavas, bandanas, face covers with exhaust valves or vents, face covers made of mesh or lace type fabric, face shields, gaiters, scarves, ski masks.

The state of Nevada and the Southern Nevada Health Department’s experts are closely monitoring the data and responding swiftly to implement the most appropriate safety measures while following the guidance of the CDC. If Clark County’s transmission rate falls and local mandates are lifted, masks will be recommended, but not required, at the event. We will continue to communicate any updates and guidance as it relates to our event.

To ensure you have the latest information on travel restrictions please use the following sites as resources to guide you. All international travelers should check local resources for information on return travel from the United States back.

Safety Stats

Data on the Safety of In-Person Events

The health of our visitors, staff and partners is at the forefront of our minds and priorities as we move forward with producing ISSA Show North America. We understand that with new developments comes renewed uncertainty, questions and concerns around the safety of large gatherings. 

To ensure everyone’s wellbeing, we must make smart choices. That means reducing risk for ourselves and our community by following the guidance of the CDC, public health experts and our venue; closely watching current data; and listening to science. We’re confident that with these steps in place, we can continue to run events that provide our attendees and exhibitors with an opportunity to meet, learn and do business.

Informa AllSecure

Placing Your Safety at the Heart of Our Events.

ISSA Show North America will be organized in accordance with Informa’s AllSecure health and safety standards. As the world’s leading events organizer, 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 the confidence they are participating in a safe and controlled environment.

You can expect to see that health and safety is a priority this November and that a range of measures are in place to ensure everyone involved is able to enjoy a safe, hygienic, productive and high-quality organized event experience.

We will publicly share our fully transparent AllSecure Plan, once it has beenvetted and approved by local health officials.


Additional Resources

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association is here to help cleaning industry professionals understand how to properly clean and safely disinfect the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). Access essential business resources such as free online training courses, specialized training programs, webinars, and more!

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) is here to help organizations and businesses prepare for, respond to, and recover from biological threats, and biohazard situations, and real-time crises. GBAC offers education, training, certification, response management, and crisis consulting for situations where environments require a much higher level of cleaning, disinfection, and restoration.


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