Hire Space has announced that it will host the Adapt with Arena series of events, which will begin at 11 a.m. on May 6. The first event in the series aims to examine the issue of Covid-19 certification in events and to call for consensus across the industry.
Speakers including Simon Hughes, President of BVEP and Max Bull, President of the Association of Event Venues, will discuss issues with Covid certification and how they will affect venues and event professionals as the UK will come out of lockdown.
Moderated by Martin Fullard (pictured), Editorial Director at Mash Media, and also starring Rhiannon Kirk, Wembley Stadium and London Stadium Sales Manager, the panel will discuss the potential requirement for delegates to provide proof vaccination, natural immunity or a negative test before attending an event.
Felicity Cator, Head of EventLAB, said: âThis is a topic of critical importance to event professionals across the country, and we are delighted to have such an influential panel in place to discuss the big issues and how they will affect us. all. Reaching consensus will be essential to ensure that we stay in tune with other sectors. ”
Following the first government pilot events held in Liverpool on April 27, event planners and suppliers are now awaiting clarification from the government on additional steps that may need to be taken before larger events can take place.
The Covid-19 certification session is the first of three events in the Adapt with Arena series, which will also cover the key skills of event organizers after the lockdown (May 27) and opportunities for a career in events (24 June). The series will be hosted on Arena, an online and hybrid event technology platform built by Hire Space.