The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced that it will require the COVID-19 vaccine for all attendees and exhibitors at the 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention andamp; Exhibition (BACE)."We are taking guidance from health and safety experts and adopting trade show best practices," said Ed Bolen, NBAA President and CEO. "Including a vaccine requirement in the comprehensive safety protocols for the show will create the most interactive environment possible for buying, selling, networking and learning."
NBAA also noted that this event, which has a sold-out exhibit floor, is one of many with a mask requirement, including Las Vegas Raiders games, CES and the National Association of Broadcasters annual show.The association went on to say that they "anticipate mask wearing will be a personal choice" for those exhibiting and attending.The Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) received the GBAC Star Accreditation in August, the industry's only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation. Effective July 30, the State of Nevada mandated that all individuals, even those fully-vaccinated, will be required to wear a mask in public indoor settings, including resorts and casinos, restaurants, bars, showrooms and meeting spaces.However, on August 16, all large indoor events with 4,000 or more attendees can show proof of vaccination as an exception to the indoor mask requirement. Masks will still be required on public transportation.