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Planning for NeoCon 2021

We look forward to bringing the NeoCon community back together physically for a successful onsite event!

Our goal is to provide clear, useful and up-to-date information between now and October 2021 in order to help you plan and prepare to attend NeoCon 2021. This page will be continually updated with additional details.

Show Dates and Hours

New dates for NeoCon 2021 are October 4-6, 2021

  • Monday, October 4 | 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday, October 5 | 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday, October 6 | 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Dates for NeoCon 2022 will revert to June (June 13-15, 2022).
  • Health and Safety

    NeoCon will have measures in place to address any city and state requirements in place in October and also to provide attendees with a high level of comfort attending NeoCon 2021.

    theMART has received GBAC Star accreditation. GBAC STAR is the gold standard of prepared facilities and the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response, and recovery accreditation.

    An extension of current building practices at theMART and event measures include:

    Optimized air filtration and circulation

    • We have implemented guidance from the latest statement released by ASHRAE on April 20, 2020 and have worked with our Infectious Disease Specialists and Mechanical Engineers to implement the recommendations listed below for our HVAC systems for improved Indoor Air Quality and air filtration.
    • We have increased the amount of fresh air that is being circulated in the building. We are also flushing the entire building with 100% outside air two hours before and after business hours.
    • In addition, our air handlers have a MERV-15 filter rating that are hospital-grade and higher than the majority of commercial buildings

    Enhanced and aggressive cleaning protocols for all common areas of our building using approved products and protocol from public health agencies.

    • Staff has been trained on safe and healthy use of the cleaning chemicals used in accordance with OSHA’s Hazard Communication standards.
    • Cleaning staff are required to wear masks in common areas.
    • Frequent disinfection and cleaning of high touch surfaces, electro-static spraying of elevators and other public spaces.
    • Hand sanitizer stations throughout the lobby and showroom/exhibit floors.

    Event management and logistics to ensure attendee health, safety and comfort.

    • Low or no contact registration
    • Masks or face coverings are required in all common areas
    • Social distancing protocol and signage throughout the building
    • Modified 7th floor Exhibit Hall Layout
    • Encouraged use of stairwells
    • Optimization of outdoor space
    • Low contact Food Service

    Registration

    Registration for NeoCon 2021 will open June 8, 2021. Details about the registration process will be communicated mid-May.

    Hotels

    Hotel reservations for NeoCon 2021 in October can be made through OnPeak, our official housing vendor. Through onPeak we are able to offer you convenient and affordable options for your trip to NeoCon 2021. onPeak is the only hotel provider endorsed by NeoCon 2021, and we encourage you to book through them early for the best selection and price. Additionally, booking through onPeak allows you to make adjustments without penalty. Visit the Hotel and Travel page to make your reservations.

    Programming

    All NeoCon programming will continue for 2021 with a hybrid approach. Daily keynote presentations are currently being planned for an onsite audience in addition to a livestream offering for NeoCon registrants. All CEU programming will take place virtually and will be scheduled between March and October.

    Make sure you are subscribed to our NeoCon Email List in order to receive email updates about NeoCon 2021.

    If you have questions not answered on this page, please email us