COVID-19 Protocols

This article was last updated on March 3, 2022. As Covid regulations are evolving in nature, please continue to check back here for updated information regularly.

As we continue to navigate the uncertainties of our world in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, we continue to plan for a hybrid INBOUND experience in 2022 that includes options for people to attend either in-person in Boston or digitally from anywhere in the world. As always, the health and safety of our community is still our top priority and we are constantly monitoring the current climate of Covid19 in Boston and around the world. We will share any updates and changes that may come with our community as soon as possible and you can always check back here for the most up-to-date information. 

Additional measures and updates will be released prior to the event. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Social Distancing recommendations
  • Masking policy at INBOUND
  • Vaccination status
  • City of Boston updated protocols around dining and public spaces outside of INBOUND
  • Testing locations around INBOUND and City of Boston

Current COVID-19 Guidelines at INBOUND

  • In accordance with CDC guidelines and the City of Boston, masks will not be required for all guests, regardless of vaccination status within the BCEC grounds.
  • Hand sanitizing stations will be available throughout the venue
  • Enhanced cleaning measures throughout venue
  • Increased public health signs, reminders and messaging around Covid19
  • In addition to all above, the BCEC has also put the following risk mitigation measures in place:
    • Housekeeping has increased cleaning frequency and disinfection operations across all high-volume touchpoints throughout the MCCA’s facilities including but not limited to the following areas:
      • Restrooms
      • Door entrances/exits
      • Escalators, Elevators
      • Pay stations
      • ATMs
      • Hand railings
    • Increased placement of hand sanitizer stations and disinfectant wipes throughout our facilities including offices, and back of house that contain 70% isopropyl[CD1]  alcohol.
    • The purchase of extra hand sanitizer dispensers placed in high trafficked areas.
    • Installation of additional hygiene advisory signage throughout the venue, including all restrooms.
    • Education and awareness extended to all team members on standard personal preventative measures, using sanitizing/disinfection products, etc.
    • Many of the surfaces in our restrooms are touch-free using automatically flushing toilets, hands-free faucets, paper towel dispensers and hand dryers.
    • Our Food and Beverage partner has ServSafe® certified trained Food and Beverage professionals throughout the facilities that adhere to all current guidance from the CDC and WHO on food handling practices as well as employee wellness management to protect employees, clients and consumers. Existing rules for food safety, personal hygiene and infection control are rigorously followed in order to minimize the risk of this, or any other virus spreading.

In-Person Vaccine Requirements

In accordance with the City of Boston, in-person attendees will not be required to show proof of full vaccination upon entry to the event. 

If you have any questions or concerns about our COVID-19 response, please email

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