Frequently asked questions about Aqua Nederland in Evenementenhal Gorinchem

Aqua Nederland can be visited on 15, 16 and 17 March with a corona ticket, after which the 1.5 meter distance rule will expire. The government made this final decision in its press conference on 14 September. Below we answer the most common questions.

You will receive access to the event with one of the followings proofs:

 

Vaccination certificate:

A complete corona vaccination with a European approved vaccine. In the Netherlands, a vaccination is usually valid from 14 days after you have been fully vaccinated. Were you vaccinated with Janssen on or after August 14, 2021? Then your vaccination in the Netherlands is valid after 28 days.

 

Recovery Proof:

An evidence of a positive corona test from a minimum of 11 days and a maximum of 180 days ago.

 

Negative test result:

A negative test result less than 24 hours before your visit to the event. Both a PCR and antigen test are valid.

 

European countries have agreed that every country must have a system for a Covid-pass. They call this the EU Digital Corona Certificate (EU DCC). International exhibitors and visitors can enter the exhibition floor with their covid certificate.

The Corona Check takes place before the entrance.

The Corona Check applies to everyone who visits the event:

  • Visitors (over 13 years old)
  • Exhibitors (stand crew)
  • Employees at Easyfairs

No, because the occupancy rate is low during those moments. In addition, the open doors provide extra air circulation.

Yes, the Corona Check takes place every event day. Even if you leave the exhibition floor in the meantime, a new check is needed.

The safety of visitors, exhibitors and our own staff is our top priority. We are very happy that we can open our doors again, but at the same time we want to keep the risk of infections as low as possible. In addition, a negative test is only valid for 24 hours. That is why it has been decided to set up a permanent corona check that must be completed at all times before entering the exhibition floor. We hope for your understanding of this security measure.

No, it’s not possible to visit the event without a valid Covid-pass.

  • Wearing a mouth cap is no longer mandatory, but we do make mouth caps available free of charge to those who like to wear them.
  • Cleaning protocols have been tightened up: more frequent and more thorough cleaning.There are sanitizer stations at various points on the exhibition floor so that you can disinfect your hands as desired.
  • Our air handling system has been optimized. This helps to limit the transmission of respiratory infections, such as COVID-19. In addition, there is now an even healthier and more pleasant indoor climate in our exhibition halls.
  • Despite the fact that the 1.5 meter measure has been canceled, we advise you to keep your distance from other exhibition visitors.
  • Do you feel sick? Don’t take any risks and don’t come to the fair.

The role of a trade fair is very important in many ways. There are multiple sectors in the Netherlands who have experienced negative consequences of the pandemic. The Dutch government therefore sees the trade fairs as the drivers of the recovery of the economy. This is where supply and demand come together, tomorrow’s innovations are presented and Dutch business meets. There are industries who will realize up to 40% of their annual sales on a trade fair. Also for other service providers a trade fair is indispensable, for example stand builders. The local and regional economy also benefits when a trade fair or event takes place, such as hotels, taxi services and restaurants.

Recently we have conducted a large-scale survey among visitors to trade fairs taking place this autumn. In total over 6.000 respondents participated on this survey. This showed that 90% of the visitors plan to visit trade fairs again this autumn.

Easyfairs follows the measures taken by the Dutch government. European countries have agreed that every country must have a system for a Covid-pass. They call this the EU Digital Corona Certificate (EU DCC). International exhibitors and visitors can enter the exhibition floor with their covid certificate.

 

The quarantine rules for traveling to the Netherlands have changed as of September 22. Vaccinated travelers from the United States, United Kingdom or other very high-risk areas no longer need to be quarantined. Prepare your trip well and check www.wijsopreis.nl and www.reizentijdenscorona.nl before departure.

Yes, the catering is open at our event.

No, in case of cancellation by the customer, the cancellation conditions as included in the relevant agreement apply. If Easyfairs is not allowed to organize the trade fair due to a force majeure situation, Easyfairs will examine on a case-by-case basis whether the relevant event can be moved to a new date.

The best way to stay informed is through our social media channels. We update our covid-19 page regularly, so you can stay informed about the latest developments.

Acces only with Corona-pass

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