What to Expect
What to Expect at KBIS & IBS
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Upon entry into the Orange County Convention Center February 8 – 10, 2022 all attendees and Exhibitors must provide:
Proof of a Negative COVID-19 Test Result administered no earlier than February 6, 2022.
- Two types of Negative COVID-19 tests are acceptable: polymerase chain reaction referred to as “PCR” (also called diagnostic or molecular), or rapid antigen test (also referred to as a “rapid test”). Self-administered or “home” tests are acceptable.
If the individual is unable or unwilling to provide proof of a Negative COVID-19 Test Result, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination will suffice.
- Per the CDC, US domestic residents are fully vaccinated if they have completed two doses of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The CDC has also indicated that it will consider international travelers who have completed full regimens of vaccines approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization as fully vaccinated.
KBIS & IBS attendees, exhibitors, labor and contractors will be required to wear masks as follows:
- In Exhibit Halls and indoors at the OCCC
- In Education Sessions and Keynotes
- On Official Show Hotel Shuttles, Parking Lot Shuttles or Intra-venue Shuttles
Attendees, exhibitors, booth labor and contractors should plan to supply their own masks (limited supplies will be available at the OCCC if needed).
CLEAR® Health Pass Option
NOTE: Only available to U.S. Residents
Negative Test Option
- KBIS & IBS have partnered with the CLEAR® Health Pass mobile app to provide attendees an option to digitally link their qualifying Negative a COVID-19 test results from a participating testing site.
Proof of Full Vaccination
- KBIS & IBS have partnered with CLEAR Health Pass to provide quick and easy proof of vaccination for U.S. based attendees. For the most efficient entry possible, registrants choosing this option should sign up for CLEAR and complete their COVID-19 proof of vaccination as soon as possible, but at least 24 hours before arriving in Orlando.
- The Clear Instructions can be found here.
- Attendees and exhibitors who choose to use the CLEAR Health Pass will simply need to present their Health Pass on their mobile device upon entry into the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC).
How to Complete your CLEAR® Health Pass
How to Complete your CLEAR Health Pass
In order to make your experience at Design & Construction Week: IBS & KBIS seamless, we’ve partnered with CLEAR Health Pass to make your COVID-19 screening easier. As a reminder, Design & Construction Week: IBS & KBIS requires all attendees to show a negative COVID-19 test starting February 6 or proof of vaccination in order to enter the event. Simply follow the instructions below to get set up.
1. Download the free CLEAR app and tap the white Health Pass button on the home screen
2. Find ‘Design & Construction Week: IBS & KBIS’ in the ‘Events’ section
3. Create a free account by uploading a photo of a government-issued ID, such as a driver’s license, and snap a quick selfie to confirm you are you. Already a member? Simply log in and verify with a selfie.
4. Follow the prompts to confirm your negative COVID-19 test or proof of vaccination to complete your Health Pass. You can securely upload your CDC card, scan a SMART QR code, or link to a health provider.
5. Before you arrive, reopen the Health Pass tile and produce your pass. Green is good to go! Be ready to show security for faster entry.
A. How to link proof of negative COVID-19 test (option 1)
a. Select your testing provider in the menu or by searching ‘other providers’. Log into your patient portal and follow instructions to securely link your account with CLEAR.
b. The CLEAR app is integrated with select healthcare providers and pharmacies. If you are unable to find your provider or unable to link a test, please be prepared to bring a physical copy of your test results and your ID
i. Note: If you linked your testing provider previously and you have a valid test result, proceed to complete your Health Pass.
c. Proceed to open your Health Pass, your COVID-19 test will sync.
B. How to link proof of vaccination – CDC Card (option 2)
a. When prompted to add your vaccination, select ‘add your vaccination card’ to upload a photo of your CDC Vaccine Card and confirm your vaccine information.
i. Please note, the photo of your CDC card is used to generate a green Health Pass. You will not be able to access it again after it is taken.
C. How to link proof of vaccination – SMART QR Code (option 3)
a. Tap ‘SMART QR Code’ and follow the prompts to upload your QR Code. Once confirmed, proceed to open your Health Pass.
D. How to link proof of vaccination – Linked Health Provider (option 4)
a. Select your vaccine provider in the menu or by searching ‘other providers’. Log into your account with CLEAR. The CLEAR app is integrated with select healthcare providers and pharmacies.
i. If you are unable to find your provider in search, CLEAR may not be able to link with them at this time.
ii. Check that your COVID-19 vaccine appears in your patient portal. If not, we recommend you reach out to your provider directly.
b. If found, your results will link automatically and it may take up to 1 hour to verify your results within Health Pass – do not try to resync your results.
Additional instructions can be located here.
Still have questions? Please contact CLEAR’s Member Care team by calling 1-855-CLEARME (253-2763) or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
On-Site Verification Option
Verification Stations will open 6:30 AM – 6:00 PM on show days, February 8-10.
KBIS & IBS will have ten (10) Onsite Verification stations located near the entrances to the OCCC where exhibitors and attendees who choose not to use the CLEAR Health Pass Option will need present their proof of a Negative Covid-19 Test or proof of full vaccination for verification and issuance of a wristband that will allow individuals deemed to be in compliance with the published protocol entry into the OCCC February 8 -10, 2022.
Any of the following will be accepted for entry (when accompanied by a valid government issued photo ID):
- A printed or digital copy of your Negative COVID -19 test results, written in English, that indicates the type of test administered (PCR or Antigen) and has the attendee’s or exhibitor’s name and the date the test was administered. If taking a home test, take a photo of the completed test with your name and date captured in the picture.
- A CDC Vaccination Card (a photo or photocopy of your card is also valid, as is digital documentation via a mobile device).
- A Government Issued Vaccination Record in English (paper, electronic, or photo).
- If an attendee has recently (within the past 90 days) recovered from COVID-19 and is unable to provide proof of a negative test as a result and is unwilling or unable to provide proof of full vaccination a signed letter from a physician stating that the attendee has recently recovered will be accepted.
COVID-19 Testing Locations
KBIS & IBS strongly encourage all attendees take a COVID test prior to departing for Orlando and follow all guidelines set forth by the CDC for travel.
KBIS & IBS have arranged to have limited On-Site Testing services available at the OCCC for attendees and exhibitors.
- Onsite testing will be provided by COVID Testing, LLC.
- A mobile testing van will be located outside the West Hall of the OCCC Monday, February 7th – Friday, February 11th and outside both the West and South Halls Monday, February 8 – Thursday, February 10.
- Both rapid antigen ($75/test) and rapid PCR ($175/test) tests will be available. COVID Testing, LLC does not participate in any medical insurance programs, Attendees and exhibitors will be responsible for all costs associated with testing services.
- Register in advance for my onsite test.
*KBIS & IBS strongly encourage all attendees take a COVID test prior to departing for Orlando and follow all guidelines set forth by the CDC for travel.
- The Orange County Convention Center has established safety measures for visitors including cleaning and hand sanitizer stations throughout the center. More information is available here.
Meeting & Education Rooms
- Masks will be required by all attendees and exhibitors in all meeting and education rooms.
- Meeting rooms and education spaces will be set in accordance with OCCC requirements.
Food and Beverage Precautions
- Catering and concession outlets at the OCCC will follow health and safety precautions including adequate spacing to promote social distancing and provide pre-packaged food options.
- If you feel ill, please do not come to IBS & KBIS facilities.
- If you test positive for COVID-19 while at the show and must quarantine, we encourage you to check your hotel’s website for their policies as they differ by property.
- Hand sanitization stations are placed throughout the OCCC to encourage frequent hand sanitization.