New safety measures introduced for Channel Live

As we prepare for Channel Live we would like to advise you that we are working closely with the NEC to ensure the safety and comfort of all those on-site.

When you arrive...

  • Additional signage will display all the key information on how we will keep you safe during your time with us
  • Contactless badge scanning will be in place where-ever possible
  • Capacity will be managed to ensure social distancing is possible
  • We will support the government track & trace system
  • Parking can be booked in advance


When you get inside...

  • Increased filtered ventilation will keep the air clean and safe
  • We will comply with government and venue guidelines regarding face masks
  • Cloakrooms will be available with limited facilities


To ensure social distancing is easily maintained:

  • Stand designs and seating plans will be optimized
  • One way systems will be in place

To help keep everything clean...

  • Hand sanitizer will be provided at key points
  • Cleaning will be more frequent with enhanced cleaning on high touch point areas
  • Hygiene screens will be installed at service counters where necessary
  • All food & beverages will be served prepackaged and “grab and go”
  • Only cashless payments will be accepted
  • All materials will be available digitally


Most importantly, our communications will be clear, concise and regular in the build up to and during the event. Guidelines are changing frequently and we will keep our safety plans up to date, keeping you informed along the way.

For a comprehensive look at the new measures in place at the NEC, visit the NEC website by clicking here.