HKCEC Welcome Events Back – First Exhibition since COVID-19 Pandemic Held Successfully with Preventive Measures

Press Room > 2020

A three-day local consumer exhibition, the 98th Hong Kong Wedding Fair which was rescheduled from February, was held successfully at the HKCEC from May 22 to 24 attracting soon-to-weds and couples for wedding products and services.

While the private management company responsible for daily operation of the venue that is Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Management) Limited stepped up preventive measures to ensure a safe, hygienic and comfortable environment for exhibitors and visitors.

“HML is all set to welcome events back to the HKCEC. Health, safety and well-being of staff members and visitors have always been our top priority,” says Monica Lee-Müller, HML’s managing director.

All arrangements complied with the requirements imposed by the local authority, and reference made to industry guidelines and best practices. At the same time, the HML team cooperated with the organiser to implement special preventive measures in event arrangements from floor plan design, queuing logistics to food and beverage provisions.

Visitors, exhibitors, contractors and HML staff members were required to wear face masks at all times and had their body temperature screened before entering the venue. Social distancing practice was implemented at busy locations of the fair ticket counters, food and beverage outlets and washrooms also where queues were expected.

Sanitation and disinfection were carried out regularly by HML staff for hygiene in the venue. Public facilities and furniture, escalator handrails, door knobs, lift panels, tables and chairs in the exhibition stands were sanitised frequently. At the end of each show day, the exhibition hall was fully disinfected.