COVID-19 Safety & Procedures

The state of Illinois and the City of Chicago are entering phase 4 of their response of COVID-19 Pandemic.

In this phase, outdoor and indoor events are permitted with safety guidelines to promote healthy behaviors that reduce the spread of COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the near-complete shutdown of the events industry, Jodi Wolf joined the NACE COVID-19 Task Force IL & Chicago Steering Committee.  Through this committee, she directly advises state & local government officials on the best practices to quickly and safely re-open the events & hospitality industries.

Venue Guidelines

PWE is complying with the CDC and local officials of venue guiding principles to ensure safety of all parties involved.

  • Social distancing
  • Hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette
  • Cloth face coverings
  • Adequate cleaning and wearable supplies to promote guests and staff safety-listed by CDC and local authorities
  • Post Highly Visible Signs  (e.g., at entrances, in restrooms)
  • Adequate cleaning and disinfection of surfaces around the venue and in between uses
  • Ensure adequate ventilation (equipment like fans are used, take steps to minimize air from them blowing from one person directly at another person)
  • Venues layout design to promote social distancing with multiple exits and entrances and discouraging crowded waiting areas
  • Adequate staff training
NACE-Illinois and Chicago

Phase 4 Guidelines

Event Venues-City of Chicago

Phase 4 Guidelines