To ensure maximum safety, Internet of Business’ parent company, Cambridge Innovation Institute (CII) has instituted mandatory health and safety protocols for all attendees, exhibitors, speakers and staff who attend in person.
Attendees who cannot participate because of these protocols, or due to travel restrictions, are encouraged to participate using our highly praised virtual event platform. Our virtual events are designed to provide you with an in-person experience at your convenience, anywhere, anytime.
In-person Attendee Protocols
All in-person attendees must have had a negative COVID test result within 24 hours prior to arriving at the event
CII will follow all local guidelines and highly recommends wearing a mask while attending the conference. We’ll also have hand sanitizing stations available throughout the event space for your use.
All in-person attendees must agree to CII’s Code of Conduct. If you choose to attend in person, you agree to:
If you are not able to participate because of this policy, or due to travel restrictions, you are encouraged to attend the event virtually.
Seamlessly switch between in-person and/or virtual
Select an in-person or virtual option, and you have the flexibility to switch your preferred event experience at any time leading up to the conference. Simply contact us, and we will either charge you the difference for upgrading to in-person or credit back the price for transferring to virtual.
How will CII be verifying attendee test results?
Our event staff will ask for a verbal attestation to your test timing and results.
Is there a specific kind of test I need to use?
Please use an FDA-approved rapid antigen test, to ensure you can test and receive your results within 24 hours prior to arriving at the event. You can find a list of FDA-approved over-the-counter rapid tests for COVID-19 here.
How often do I need to test?
CII only requires you to test before you arrive at the event. Based on your own judgement and comfort level, you may choose to take additional tests on your own during and/or after the event.
I need to have a COVID-19 PCR test before I return home. Where do I do that?
Please visit the CDC website for a directory of state health departments. These local health departments will have the latest information on testing facilities. Appointments may be required, and the type of viral COVID-19 tests offered may differ by location.
What should I do if I test positive during or after attending the conference?
In the unlikely event that you test positive for COVID-19 during the event, do not attend any additional in-person event sessions or functions. Please alert our team by getting in touch with Pam Gerardi, Director, Client Relations [email protected], and we will work with you on next steps.
Should I get a COVID-19 test after attending the event?
We encourage any attendee that exhibits COVID-19 symptoms to reach out to their healthcare provider and receive a test.
I’m coming from outside the United States – what are the requirements for entry?
Starting November 8, 2021, The United States requires all international travelers, including US citizens and legal permanent residents, to provide proof of vaccination AND a negative COVID test before you board your flight. Please review the current CDC guidelines or check with your airline for more information.
I’m coming from outside the United States, what is the policy for me to return to my country of origin?
If traveling internationally, check with your country of origin for details about entry requirements and restrictions for arriving travelers. Follow all entry requirements for your destination and provide any required or requested health information. If you do not follow your destination’s requirements, you may be denied entry.
How should we greet and meet our fellow attendees?
This one is up to you. Please follow your personal comfort level and respect the boundaries of your fellow attendees. Handshakes, waves, and elbow bumps all welcome.