the london book fair
18 – 20 April 2023

Safety and Security

NEW COVID-19 Additional Requirements:

Our onsite admissions staff will be acting in accordance with directions issued by the relevant authorities. For the health and wellbeing of all attendees the following additional measures must be observed:

 

You should not attend the Event if you:

  • Have any of the following symptoms, such as but not limited to: high temperature, a new continuous cough or loss of sense of taste or smell
  • Have been tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 5-days
  • Have come into close contact with a high risk or infected person within the last 5-days

 

All attendees must adhere to the requirements below. Reminders will be published in pre-show communications and on signage throughout the show site:

For more information on national guidelines, please visit the government website.

For more information about the Venue, please visit their website.

 

  • We strongly recommend everyone onsite wears face masks, except those who are exempt. They should be worn at all times and in all areas of the show.
  • There will be enhanced cleaning throughout the Event and plenty of hand sanitising stations available.

 

Be kind and considerate to your industry colleagues and event staff. Being personally accountable to adhere to the requirements above and supporting each other is our collective responsibility to run a successful event for all. Any individuals not complying with the requirements above may be asked to leave the event.

Should the authorities require us to collect any personal data specifically in relation to COVID-19, we will only keep that data for the minimum period required by the authority. Our Privacy policy is available here.

Service, Safety and Security at Our Events

The safety and security of our staff and attendees is our priority. We work closely with the venue, local and national authorities to identify risks, assess them and develop security plans for our events.

 

Everyone attending our events should be aware that the following are in place:

  • Customer Service staff may approach you to assist you outside, at entry or inside the event
  • Staff and attendees are required to have their ID badge available for checking at all times
  • Walkthrough or handheld scanners may be in operation at our events
  • CCTV in operation at our events is monitored and recorded
  • Uniformed and covert Security Guards are in attendance at our events
  • Uniformed and covert Police are in attendance at some of our events
  • Canine Security and Detection is in operation at some of our events

 

Everyone attending our events is requested to:

  • Keep personal property with you at all times and do not leave any items unattended
  • Report anything that looks unusual, suspicious or just out of place to a member of event staff
  • Remain patient and courteous with event staff undertaking security checks
  • Follow the instructions of event staff at all times
  • Carry a recognised form of photo ID with them at all times

 

If you have any feedback or questions please contact eventsecurity@reedexpo.co.uk