5-8 September 2023
P&J Live, Aberdeen, Scotland

Keeping you safe

Last updated: 06/01/2022

Your safety and your business are our priorities. At SPE Offshore Europe, both are in safe hands.

At SPE Offshore Europe, we are all about connecting people, and so the health and safety of our visitors, exhibitors and staff is of the utmost priority. Our team are working closely with local authorities, partners and venues to implement robust safety measures, which mean our event may look a little different this year. On this page, and in our communications to you, we will continue to update you with the specifics as we approach the show.

The below regulations are based on current guidelines and legislation set out by Scottish Government and are subject to change. We will continue to review and update the regulations in line with the latest government and venue guidance. Please check back regularly for updates.

Stay Safe Guidelines

Essential information for anyone who will be present at our event. Learn about our increased hygiene measures and medical safeguarding. (Event health and safety precautionary guidelines are subject to change as directed by the local authorities.)

Inbound Travel Advice

Please ensure you have taken the time to read all of the latest Government, Public Health, travel and testing guidance. You can find these here.

Registration

Please make sure you register and save your registration details before attending. Admission will be strictly by registration in advance only and details may be used for contact tracing if necessary.

Plan ahead

Plan your visit before you arrive at the venue. Knowing what you are going to do and where to go will contribute to safe and productive attendance. Also plan how to get to and from the venue by checking any relevant travel advice or restrictions.

Stay home if you are unwell

We recommend that all visitors take a rapid lateral flow test (LFT) ahead of attending events. You should not attend an event if you have tested positive for COVID, are displaying symptoms or are required to self-isolate.

During

Inside our event we are making meeting and doing business as safe as possible for everyone.

Face masks

All attendees are required by law to wear a face covering in all areas of the show unless exempt. 

Hygiene

Hand sanitisers will be readily available throughout the venue. Please continue to follow guidance and wash your hands frequently.

Be Kind

Please be mindful of individuals personal space, everyone will have their own unique levels of comfort as we return to events. Please give people space when you are walking past them and check before initiating personal contact (consider elbow bumps rather than handshakes or hugs). 

Ventilation

Ventilation will be increased, improving fresh air circulation in line with the latest guidance.

Cleaning

We will maintain the highest standards of cleaning before, during and after the event, including frequent cleaning of all high touch points.

Food and beverage

All catering facilities will be open but in line with the latest government guidance. Cashless payments are encouraged. 

Exhibitor stands

Exhibitors are reviewing stand designs to ensure physical distancing is maintained. Capacities for each stand will be displayed clearly.

Exhibit Safe

Information for exhibitors at the event. Learn about what you’ll need to prepare in advance, onsite precautions and improved stand-build procedures.

Events in the new normal

The Second Edition of Reed Exhibitions’ Global COVID-19 ‘Safety Shows’ Health & Safety strategy represents a refresh, keeping pace with the evolving pandemic; emerging research; changes in thinking and practice etc. as the event industry gradually adapts and reopens for business. We’ve planned-for and tested the ‘what’ and the ‘how’ that will be necessary to respond to the risks associated with COVID-19.

Responding effectively to COVID-19 is a shared responsibility. We must all adopt new practices, respect each other, and follow science-based guidelines to safeguard ourselves and others. Let’s work together to overcome the challenges, bring people together and get businesses growing again.

Hugh Jones
CEO, Reed Exhibitions

Contact us

We hope that helped provide more clarity about safety procedure at the event however, if you have any questions, please get in touch with a member of our team – we’re here to help!

FAQs

Have a few questions about the event? Take a look at our FAQ page, where we’ve answered some of the most commonly asked questions, to help you get the most out of the event.