CTF :: Covid 19 guidelines

Covid-19 guidelines during Construction Technology Festival

Ventures Connect is committed to providing you with a safe and rewarding experience during the Construction Technology Festival (CTF) and the Construction Technology Awards.

CTF and the Awards and will follow the highest health & safety standards, in accordance with the official UAE government guidelines, as set out by the relevant authorities.


  • Follow the clearly marked routes when arriving and collecting your badge
  • Delegates must pre-register online prior to the event
  • 2-meter social distancing must be observed onsite
  • Agenda and event information will be made available onsite via a QR code
  • Laminated badges will be used. These will be sanitised before being handed out

Conference and Awards room

  • There will be clearly marked entrance and exit doors for the conference room
  • A maximum of 5 people per table
  • Stickers will be placed on the floor to indicate pedestrian flow direction


  • Masks must be worn onsite
  • Spare masks will be available at the registration desk if required

Food & Drink

  • Social distancing will be maintained while waiting for food or drinks
  • No self-service is allowed. Food & drink will be handed out by staff

Cleaning & hygiene

  • Hand sanitiser dispensers will be available throughout the venue. Regular cleaning of hands is encouraged
  • On stage, microphones, seats, tables and the podium will be sanitised after each session
  • During audience Q&A, microphones on stands will be placed in front of the questioner, and sanitised between questions/sessions
  • During breaks, tables and seats in the conference room will be sanitised
  • An isolation zone will be provided by the hotel to host suspected Covid-19 cases. Contact a member of staff should you or a colleague be taken ill

Exhibition area

  • There will be a 3m distance between each exhibitor’s stand
  • 2m social distancing must be maintained when visiting a stand
  • The number of visitors an exhibitor can accommodate will be displayed on the front of a stand
  • All stand assets will be sterilised
  • Giveaways – including brochures and information material – will be individually wrapped and sanitised