TERMS AND CONDITIONS
In line with Queensland Government regulations, from 17 December 2021 it is a requirement of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre and The Star Gold Coast that all visitors must be double vaccinated in order to attend an event held at these venues. In order to attend APP2022 proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or proof of an exemption from COVID-19 vaccination, is required for entry. Further information on medical exemptions can be found here. If you cannot produce one of these documents at the event, unfortunately you will be refused entry. If this requirement impacts your ability to attend the event, please contact email@example.com.
GCCEC & THE STAR GOLD COAST CONDITION OF ENTRY
If you’re travelling to APP from interstate, ensure you check the latest updates for travel to or from Queensland here.
You will be required to check in to the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) each day using the Check In Qld app.
Please download from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store prior to arriving at APP.
For quick and easy access to GCCEC each day, you can add your vaccination status to the Check In Qld app by following these instructions.
COVID-19 CHECK IN PROCESS
COVID SAFE FAQS
Click here to view COVID FAQs. These FAQs are correct as at 1 November 2021. FAQs will be updated based on changing Queensland Government requirements.
COVID SAFE MEASURES
To mitigate any risks associated with COVID-19, the following measures will be implemented for the safety and wellbeing of staff and attendees:
If you would like more information on the strategies being implemented to keep you safe, please contact the Event Manager on 07 3144 3606 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WE NEED YOUR HELP
MAINTAINING PHYSICAL DISTANCING
To help us ensure that APP is a COVID Safe event for all attendees, we ask you to do the following:
Register online before you arrive at the event to limit touchpoints in the registration area
If you haven’t already registered for the event, make sure you register online before arriving at the venue (online registration will be open during the event – you can register on your mobile phone)
Bring your registration QR code with you – this will be sent via email the week prior to APP and will also available on the event mobile app
Download the event app – as well as accessing your registration QR code, the app will also allow you to receive any important notifications during the event. Some event information is only available via the app, e.g. there will be no printed programs available
Collect your name badge early – to avoid queues at the registration on Thursday morning, we highly recommend collecting your name badge the day before (registration is open 8.30am – 6.00pm on Wednesday) or if this isn’t possible, early Thursday morning (registration opens at 7.00am).
Check in to the venue each day using a QR code – the check-in points will be located at the main GCCEC entrance and the car park entrance. Please allow extra time each day, particularly on Thursday morning, to check in. Entrance will only be granted to delegates who receive a tick of approval. You will also need to check in to the social functions and ensure that any guests accompanying you also check in.
Observe physical distancing (1.5m) where possible
Wear a face mask in situations where you may not be able to maintain physical distancing or if you are moving through areas where lots of people are gathered. We recommend keeping a mask with you so that if you find yourself in one of these situations, you have some added protection
Whilst physical distancing is the responsibility of each individual attendee, the following measures will be put in place to assist with maintaining physical distancing:
Physical distancing markers will be placed at queuing areas such as food service and registrationSession seating will be arranged to ensure 1.5m distancing - overflow seating areas will be established to manage the number of delegates wanting to attend each sessionOne-way traffic routing, with separate entry and exit points, will be set up for registration and session queuingCapacities in the session rooms and the trade exhibition will be monitored
Staff monitoring of traffic flow and distancing will occurSignage indicating the maximum capacities in lifts, toilets and other facilities will be displayed
INCREASED HYGIENE MEASURES
Hand sanitiser and hand washing stations being made available at hygiene stations throughout the venueDisinfection of seating and touchpoints being conducted on a frequent basisIncreased cleaning of venue spaces and handrails being conductedIncreased cleaning of bathrooms being conductedDelegates will be encouraged to wear face masks at any time they can’t physically distance themselves from other attendees or if moving through areas where lots of people are gathered (we recommend keeping a mask with you, so that if you find yourself in one of these situations you have some added protection)
REFUSAL OF ENTRY TO DELEGATES WHO ARE UNWELL
If any of the following apply to you, you must not attend APP:You are required to self-isolate under laws aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19You have been diagnosed as having COVID-19You have experienced symptoms including fever, cough, sore throat, fatigue, shortness of breath, runny nose, or loss of taste or smell in the last 14 daysYou or a member of your household has been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19You or a member or your household has been in close contact with anyone displaying COVID-19 symptomsYou or a member of your household has travelled overseas in the past 14 daysYou or a member of your household has travelled to a COVID-19 hotspot in Australia in the past 14 daysIf any of the above apply to you, please contact the Event Manager on 07 3144 3606 or 0402 427 691 to discuss your situation.Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for information on our cancellation policy and refunds.
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is committed to the health and safety of all APP attendees. Considerable planning is taking place to ensure APP is safe for delegates, exhibitors and staff.
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