A new order from the provincial health office will require individuals to provide proof of vaccination to access a broad range of social, recreational, and discretionary events and businesses throughout the province including events like Planted Expo, starting September 13, 2021.
The health and safety of the Planted Expo exhibitors, sponsors, staff, and attendees are our first priority. Therefore, Planted Expo on November 20-21, 2021 is required to implement a mandatory vaccination policy effective August 23, 2021, requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all attendees 12 years of age and up.
Planted Expo has a duty to provide and maintain a safe environment. This order is designed to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our exhibitors, event attendees, and the community at large from infectious diseases that is reduced by vaccinations. The executive leadership team regularly reviews recommendations from B.C. Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver Convention Centre and local public health officials to ensure the safety of all exhibitors, attendees, and staff.
As per the government order, all Planted Expo exhibitors, attendees and staff must receive their final vaccine dose no later than November 13, 2021. Visit our Health, Safety, and COVID-19 Precautions page online to learn more.
Should you have any questions regarding this new policy, please contact [email protected].
We can’t wait to safely see you at Planted Expo!
The Planted Expo Team
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