Health & Safety Guidelines

We look forward to welcoming you to the 2022 PGA Show! Our team is continuously reviewing the PGA Show health and safety guidelines in accordance with public health recommendations and in consultation with our venue partner and the PGA of America and will continue to provide updates regarding protocols for the PGA Show in the coming weeks.

Updated January 7, 2022

We are excited to welcome you back to the PGA Show!

At the PGA Show and all RX events, your health and safety are our top priorities. As part of this commitment, we’ve taken proactive steps and implementing robust health & safety standards based on CDC guidelines, local public health guidance and host venue protocols to help support a responsible industry gathering and comfortable event experience. We are closely monitoring recent news and guidance regarding COVID-19 and working closely with the OCCC to update our health and safety guidelines. We are fully prepared to comply with local and venue requirements and public health guidance in place at the time of the event. Please continue to monitor our website for the most up to date information about our evolving health and safety protocols. 

Please note that everyone in attendance, including exhibitors, attendees, and staff, are expected to comply with our health and safety requirements, including, at this time:

Daily Health Monitoring

Prior to arrival at each day of the PGA Show, every individual, including exhibitors, attendees, VIPs and staff, must review and confirm they are able to comply with the Health & Safety Acknowledgement, including ensuring that they are not currently experiencing any of the symptoms of COVID-19, such as fever, cough, shortness of breath or sore throat. Anyone who is not feeling well or begins to experience symptoms at any time during the PGA Show should follow the guidance of the Florida Department of Health and stay home and away from others.  No one is permitted entry to the PGA Show who is not in full compliance with these health & safety guidelines and the Health & Safety Acknowledgement.

Face Coverings

At this time, all individuals are required to wear an approved face covering while indoors at the PGA Show, regardless of vaccination status. Please ensure you bring and are wearing an approved face covering when you enter the OCCC. While face coverings are optional outdoors, everyone is encouraged to wear an approved face covering at all times when physical distancing cannot be maintained, including while attending the outdoor PGA Show Demo & Fitting Day at Orange County National (OCN).

For more details on approved face coverings, please click here.

Increased Sanitization and Hygiene

RX has worked closely with the venue to implement extensive health, safety, cleaning, and sanitization standards that meet or exceed the recommendations of the CDC. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the venue and the PGA Show. It is the responsibility of every individual to maintain good personal hygiene, including washing your hands frequently.

Follow All Signage and Direction from Staff

Please adhere to all signage and direction from staff. We have adjusted our layout and implemented exhibitor recommendations with capacity management and the well-being of our guests in mind. Operational adjustments may occur throughout the event to ensure the health and safety of all attendees.

Follow the Code of Conduct

Please be aware of and respect the personal boundaries of your fellow attendees so that everyone can enjoy their time at the PGA Show.

PGA Golf Exhibitions in partnership with the PGA of America are committed to upholding the health & safety standards outlined on this page - additional details about policies and procedures will be posted here as they are made available.

Thank you for your cooperation, and we hope you enjoy the PGA Show!

HEALTH & SAFETY ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Please ensure that you have reviewed any advisories or restrictions that may be in place for travel to the United States and for travel to Florida.

Please be advised that a risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any event or public space, including the PGA Show. Prior to registering for and attending the PGA Show, please ensure you have read the latest CDC Guidelines for PreventionBy attending the PGA Show, you acknowledge this inherent risk and, as a condition of entering the PGA Show, you acknowledge, understand, and confirm each of the following in accordance with applicable health guidelines:

  • That you will abide by all PGA Show health-and-safety requirements; including wearing an approved face covering, regardless of vaccination status.
  • That you are not currently experiencing any of the following symptoms of COVID-19, as identified at CDC.gov, including, but not limited to:
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing 
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea
  • That prior to attending the PGA Show you have not been in contact with someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 symptoms without completing a 10-day quarantine; and
  • That you are not under any self-quarantine or isolation orders.

Please do not enter the PGA Show or the Orange County Convention Center if you cannot confirm all of the above criteria. If at any point during your time at the PGA Show you do not meet all of the above criteria, you will be required to isolate and may be relocated or asked to leave the Orange County Convention Center at the sole discretion of event management.

Please note: The guidelines in this document are based on information currently available regarding the behavior and characteristics of the COVID-19 virus, public health information and local or state guidelines with respect to large gatherings in any particular community. As more clarity with respect to these variables emerges, it is expected that these guidelines may need to be adjusted accordingly

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

At this time, all individuals are required to wear an approved face covering while indoors at the PGA Show, regardless of vaccination status. Please ensure you bring and are wearing an approved face covering when you enter the OCCC. While face coverings are optional outdoors, everyone is encouraged to wear an approved face covering at all times when physical distancing cannot be maintained, including while attending the outdoor PGA Show Demo & Fitting Day at Orange County National (OCN).

For more details on approved face coverings, please click here.

Proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test is not required in order to attend the PGA Show.

We are fully committed to creating an environment where the industry can get back to business while prioritizing health and safety. Our nimble event management plan, which includes health and safety protocols, allows us to adjust to any number of factors. Our current health and safety guidelines include increased sanitization, hygiene, and health monitoring. We are also working closely with the OCCC to follow their protocols. View information and resources from Visit Orlando for healthy and safe travel to Orlando here>>. Guidelines will continue to evolve leading up to the show to reflect current guidance.

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer badge/ticket/conference refunds. Please ensure you are free from COVID-19 symptoms prior to traveling. Please click here to view our full registration terms and conditions.

Approved face coverings are required to be worn by all attendees. To request an accommodation, please contact us in advance of our show opening on January 25, 2022. We cannot guarantee review or accommodation of requests submitted on-site at the event. For additional questions regarding accessibility, please contact us.

Below is a list of the closest health facilities and pharmacies to OCCC. Please see COVID-19 Testing (orangecountyfl.net) for more information about testing facilities in Orlando, Florida.

Rapid Covid Testing Facilities Orlando

*Appointment Required-Please call or check website before visiting a COVID-19 testing location*

CVS Pharmacy (Minute Clinic) 2 Miles from OCCC
6790 Central Florida Pkwy
Orlando, FL 32821
407-238-4726

Paramount Urgent Care-Orlando 3 Miles from OCCC
8972 Turkey Lake Rd
Orlando, FL 32819
407-960-2188

Walgreens 3 Miles from OCCC
7650 West Sand Lake Rd
Orlando, FL 32819
407-370-6742

Pediatric Urgent Care (Testing for Kids and their Parents) 3 Miles from OCCC
8956 Turkey Lake Rd Suite 950
Orlando, FL 32819
407-890-8023

Advent Health Centra Care LBV 5 Miles from OCCC
12500 South Apopka Vineland Rd
Orlando, FL 32836
407-934-2273

ARCpoint Labs of Kissimmee 12 Miles from OCCC
716 North John Young Pkwy
Kissimmee, FL 34741
407-329-4133

PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) Testing Facilities

*Appointment Required-Please call or check website before visiting a COVID-19 testing location* *Please confirm with clinic if these test results are approved for International Travel*

Alliance Health 5 Miles from OCCC
6645 Vineland Rd
Orlando, FL 32819
407-584-4054

*Results in 1 day or less (Call the clinic to confirm)

Covid Clinic 5 Miles from OCCC
Vineland Testing Site at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets
8200 Vineland Ave
Orlando, FL 32821
877-219-8378
*Results in 1-2 days

Paramount Urgent Care-Orlando 3 Miles from OCCC
8972 Turkey Lake Rd
Orlando, FL 32819
407-960-2188
*Results in 3-4 days

ARCpoint Labs of Kissimmee 12 Miles from OCCC
716 North John Young Pkwy
Kissimmee, FL 34741
407-329-4133
*Results in 2-3 days

If you have reason to believe you currently have COVID-19 or have been exposed to COVID-19, you should not attend the PGA Show and consult your physician, including if these conditions emerge while you are in Orlando. Please review our Health & Safety Acknowledgement each day prior to attending the PGA Show to ensure you can comply with all of the requirements therein.

PGA Show management has partnered closely with PGA of America, the venue, consultants and health authorities to maintain a robust operational plan designed to maximize the health and safety of everyone. Our plan includes:

  • Strict compliance with code of conduct (including signage and staff guidance)
  • Strict sanitization and cleaning procedures
  • Hand sanitizing stations
  • Layout design and spaces with physical distancing in mind
  • Exhibitor guidelines and booth design standards
  • Reduced contact transactions
  • Increased staff and security to provide the best customer service and information accessibility

Orange County Convention Center maintains an extensive health & safety plan for all events, including the PGA Show. For more information and details, please click here.

Everyone is expected to fully comply with all health and safety guidelines. Acknowledging the guidelines and agreeing to comply is a requirement of entry (See the Health & Safety Acknowledgement above). The PGA Show will have specially designated Safety Ambassadors available to ensure all guidelines are being followed. All violations of the guidelines will be addressed by Show Management, security and/or event staff as soon as practicable following observation/notification of non-compliance. A Health & Safety Contact phone number will be clearly noted on signage throughout the PGA Show to allow for reporting of any concerns or issues. 

The PGA Show has adopted several exhibitor best practices based on industry standards. By taking advantage of these recommendations, your organization will help ensure a safer experience for all attendees and customers. Please note that these recommendations may be revised and supplemented to ensure compliance with state, local and venue requirements. The Exhibitor Manual will be updated periodically to provide clear guidance on recommendations and requirements for Exhibitors.

  • Staffing Your Space: Monitor the health of your staff and ensure provision of adequate personal protective equipment
  • Hand Sanitizer: Ensure availability of hand sanitizer at all booths
  • Throughput: Control the scale, size and timing of meetings or gatherings within your space; avoid creating crowds
  • Dividers: Consider including transparent dividers in areas where people may be in close contact
  • Reduce Contact: Consider touchless (electronic and digital) alternatives to engagement, collateral material, and giveaways
  • Signage: Incorporate signage promoting health and safety best practices
  • Increased Cleaning: Plan for cleaning of spaces and surfaces throughout the day; regularly sanitize surfaces and items with appropriate 

For any questions, please call our PGA Show customer service at 800-840-5628 or 203-840-5628 or contact us via email at inquiry@pga.reedexpo.com