Update March 24, 2020: We are shocked by the extension of the measure announced by the government in the press conference of 23 March and we think it is important to stay in touch with our exhibitors and visitors about the consequences for Dutch Poultry Expo. In the press conference of 23 March, the Dutch government announced that all meetings in the Netherlands will be banned until 1 June. Although Dutch Poultry Expo does not fall during this period after the move, we closely monitor developments.
In these uncertain times, we hope you understand we do not have all the answers yet. We are currently working hard behind to scenes to assess our options, and we are looking at various scenarios. First and foremost, we are hopeful that the current measures are working for everyone. The health of the population is a priority and we will certainly take this into account when developing our backup plan. We ask for your understanding and patience while we coordinate and align efforts during these exceptional times. We will contact you as soon as an update or any information on the Dutch Poultry Expo 2020 is available.
Update March 2, 2020: The trade show Dutch Poultry Expo will continue as usual. We closely follow the developments around the corona virus and follow the advice of the Dutch government and specialized agencies such as the RIVM and the GGD. There is currently no reason to cancel the event or move it to a later moment.
Update February 25, 2020: As a trade fair organizer, Easyfairs has taken a number of light preventive measures with regard to the corona virus. These precautions include more intensive toilet cleaning during the opening days and the placement of disinfectant gel at various locations. We take these preventative measures, because the well-being and safety of our customers, visitors, exhibitors, employees and other people present are paramount. We are also in close contact with specialized bodies, including RIVM and GGD. Furthermore, we are not currently taking any additional actions, but we are keeping a close eye on current events.
In addition, we advise our customers, visitors, exhibitors, employees and other attendees the following:
• Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or disinfectant gel
• Cover the nose and mouth with tissues or the inside of your elbow when you cough or have to sneeze
• Avoid contact with people who have flu symptoms
• We advise visitors to use the smart badge * instead of shaking hands
* Every visitor receives a badge upon arrival in which a special chip is incorporated: the smart badge. With this badge the visitor can scan the information on the stands of the exhibitors. After the exhibition visit, the visitor receives an e-mail with an overview of all exhibitors he or she scanned. We use hostesses during our trade fairs and events that will help visitors to use the smart badge.