Health & Safety

Your health and safety is our top priority.

*Please check this page regularly for health and safety updates. Last update: 11/15/2021

The health and safety of our BSCAI 2021 Contracting Success Conference attendees remains our top priority as we begin to meet again in person in Las Vegas, NV.  We holding the 2021 Contracting Success Conference in accordance with currently applicable national government and local authority guidance, as well as working with ISSA and the Park MGM to ensure the highest standards of safety, hygiene, cleanliness and operational effectiveness for all participants. BSCAI will be following CDC and local guidelines which currently enforce an indoor mask mandate. 

On-site Protocols

If you answer YES to any of the following questions, please do not enter any BSCAI 2021 Contracting Success Conference events:  

  1. Have you experienced any of the following symptoms in the past 48 hours: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea?
  2. Have you been in close physical contact in the last 14 days with anyone who is known to have laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 OR anyone who has any symptoms consistent with COVID-19?
  3. Are you isolating or quarantining because you may have been exposed to a person with COVID-19 or are worried that you may be sick with COVID-19?
  4. Are you currently waiting on the results of a COVID-19 test?

If you test positive for COVID-19 during the conference or within 4 days after the conference, please contact BSCAI Headquarters immediately at BSCAI staff will contact you to confirm next steps. 

BSCAI will alerrt attendees know via email if there has been a positive test onsite or if a positive test has been reported within 4 days post-conference. When possible, any close contacts (defined as someone who was within 6 feet of an infected person for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period) will also be informed via email.  

ISSA Show North America

An added benefit of the BSCAI Contracing Success Conference is the co-location with ISSA Show North America held November 15-18 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. As of September 29, 2021, ISSA Show North America has implemented protocols around health & safety to include all participants to EITHER have a negative Covid-19 test obtained within 72 hours of arriving at the event OR have proof of full vaccination obtained no later than 14 days prior to arriving at the event. For full information and details, visit the ISSA Health and Safety page

IMPORTANT NOTE: While BSCAI is not requiring the same documentation as ISSA Show North America will be, a portion of the BSCAI Contracting Success Conference programming will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center West Hall and therefore BSCAI attendees will be subject to ISSA protocols. 

Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability Relating to 2021 Contracting Success Conference Access by Participants

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. As a result, federal, state, and local governments and federal and state health agencies recommend social distancing and have, in many locations, prohibited the congregation of groups of people. Governmental restrictions may change at any time without prior notice. As such, BSCAI cannot guarantee eligibility to travel or to participate in the 2021 Contracting Success Conference if restrictions change. Additionally, if 2021 Contracting Success Conference attendees choose to attend the 2021 Contracting Success Conference and enter onto the 2021 Contracting Success Conference premises, they may be exposing themselves to and/or increasing your risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19. BSCAI and its members, officers, officials, directors, instructors, contractors, agents, employees, and any other representative (collectively “Entities”) and the event venue will seek to implement preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 consistent with the guidance and recommendations of public health agencies for slowing the transmission and exposure to COVID-19 which may include, but not be limited to, health questionnaires for all 2021 Contracting Success Conference participants, sanitation procedures, and physical distancing measures at the event venue and during the 2021 Contracting Success Conference.

We will be updating this page as the event draws closer with detailed information about what you can expect when you attend the BSCAI 2021 Contracting Success Conference.  Be sure to check your state's travel restrictions when planning to attend this event, as well. 

CDC Guidance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently updated its travel recommendations for fully vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers.

For the latest guidance, visit the CDC website for guidance on travel within the United States.

Air Travel

Your airline is the best source for personal safety protocols at the gate and on the airplane.  Be sure to visit your airline website the week you are traveling and sign up for notifications related to your trip. Please visit Mcarran International Airport website for updated information about what they are doing and what travelers should expect when arriving and departing from Mccarran International Airport.