The French government has approved the health security standards for the events sector jointly established by UNIMEV, LEVENEMENT, Coésio, Synpase, Créalians and Traiteurs de France and issued on 17 June 2020, with updates* to its salons-conferences-fairs section on 10 September 2020.
- *Blanket unconditional requirement for masks to be worn,
- Contact tracing: mandatory for trade-only events and on a voluntary basis for events attended by the general public,
- Procedure for dealing with a symptomatic case,
- Points relating to non-seated catering at the event and on stands.
Along similar lines, a large number of destinations also implement enhanced local health and safety measures. These mechanisms are set out below: