What can I expect at PNCWA2021 in Boise, Idaho?

You can expect that your health and wellbeing are prioritized, and that a range of measures are in place to maintain a healthy, hygienic, and enjoyable event experience for everyone involved. We’re in the industry of protecting public health and this topic is very important. We really want this event to happen, and we’re taking every precaution to make sure it happens in the best way possible and gets the most people there. We will be continuously reviewing the guidelines and updating as needed. You can expect to receive the most updated guidance in the “Know Before You Go” letter sent approximately a week before the conference.

PNCWA2021 has evaluated the requirements of the three states we represent along with their federal and local guidance as well as venue specific guidelines. You can reference Boise Centre’s healthy and safety information here. https://boisecentre.com/covid-19-guidelines/

 As of August 8, 2021 this includes, but is not limited to:  

  • Require masks be worn at all times during the conference, regardless of vaccination status.
  • Set up presentation rooms to accommodate 3 foot minimum spacing. Networking events have been moved outside when possible, or into larger halls to accommodate physical distancing.
  • Employ enhanced cleaning and disinfection procedures at the Grove Conference Center for all rooms and facilities in accordance with CDC guidance. 

As concerns regarding the Delta variant of COVID-19 continue to grow, PNCWA would like reaffirm our commitment to taking every step possible to allow us to assemble safely at PNCWA2021 in Boise this September. Fortunately, we know that we can assemble face-to-face by agreeing to take reasonable precautions to protect and preserve each other’s health and well-being. Prudent health precautions include:

  • Get vaccinated
  • Wear a mask
  • Respect physical distance
  • Wash hands often

PNCWA2021 will operate according to the prevailing laws, regulations, and guidelines issued by the United States (federal), the State of Idaho, Ada County, and the City of Boise. These include the U.S. Centers for Disease Control recommendations. You can access the CDC’s July 27, 2021, guidance here. Upon registering for conference, attendees must agree to the PNCWA2021 Code of Conduct which includes Health and Safety Guidelines.

Duty of Care

PNCWA considers the safety of all those onsite at PNCWA2021 as our top priority. Our Duty of Care is a living document that will continue to evolve, incorporating innovative features that will further enhance the onsite experience and safety for everyone in attendance.

Code of Conduct

Masks

You are encouraged to bring and wear your own masks during PNCWA2021. PNCWA will also have disposable masks onsite.

Hand Sanitizer

Hand sanitizer stations will be positioned throughout the meeting space. 

You are encouraged to bring and use your own hand-sanitizer as you travel to/from Boise.

In partnership with the Boise Centre, we will be providing:

Responsible food and beverage displays, room sets, and attendee movement patterns.

Appropriate signage/floor decals to reinforce spatial distancing and other safety reminders.

Venue restrooms will be monitored to provide soap and hand towels. 

Personal Accountability Commitment

By attending PNCWA2021 in Boise, you agree to abide by and engage in certain health-and-safety-beneficial conduct while attending the event. This includes, but is not limited to, submitting  to daily temperature checks, wearing a mask at all times in public areas, engaging in appropriate physical distancing and not attending the event if you are ill or have been recently exposed to COVID-19.

 

 

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