The National Association of Broadcasters has released a letter concerning protocols for the upcoming show, Oct. 9-13.
In the letter signed by NAB EVP & Managing Director, Global Connections and Events Chris Brown, he said “we will require all attendees and participants to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.”
He added, “We think this is a positive step in reducing the spread of COVID-19 and will provide further details on implementation as well as other safety measures under consideration.” The letter did not address protocols issued at the end of July.
Brown cited consultations with “health and safety experts, gathering feedback from a range of exhibitors and attendees, and review of the safety measures recommended by national and local health authorities, including Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak’s important announcement this week regarding large events.”
Sisolak announced that large venues could eschew a mask requirement in exchange for COVID vaccination proof.
The NAB looks to be following the lead of the CES which earlier in the week announced a vaccination requirement for its show in January.
The Audio Engineering Society, with its annual show co-locating with the NAB Show, has also announced a similar vaccination requirement policy, excerpting the NAB letter in its announcement.