Safety: a special protocol for the Pitti Immagine summer fairs

Pitti Immagine is busy working on every tiny detail of our protocol of anti-Covid measures in order to ensure that the summer fairs will be held in total safety and tranquility.  This will be a special package to allow exhibitors, buyers, press and visitors to work smoothly and to have a fair experience that complies with all the current regulations for the protection of public health.  We want to start sharing with you some details of the measures which concern the basic aspects of your participation at the Fortezza, Stazione Leopolda and your stay in Florence and will continue to keep you constantly updated about the next steps of our safety plan.

Registration and entrance tickets:

_ Exhibitors, stand preparation personnel, buyers and press will be obliged to carry out online pre-registration and digital accreditation - it will not be possible to request your ticket upon arrival at the Fortezza and Stazione Leopolda.

Entry to Italy 
Travelers from abroad can find all the updated information on entry and stay regulations in Italy on the Ministry of Health website.
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Among the latest measures introduced for people arriving in Italy, there is the compulsory Passenger Locator Form (PLF) completion, effective from 24 May:
Click here for the Digital Passenger Locator Form

FAQs - Green certifications questions and answers - Covid 19


Entry to the Fortezza da Basso and Stazione Leopolda:

_ entry to the fair will only be permitted by displaying at least one of the “Green pass” requirements:

  • vaccination certificate
  • certificate of complete recovery following infection (valid for 180 days) 
  • negative result of a swab test carried out in the previous 48 hours (molecular / PCR and antigenic / rapid test are equivalent)

_ compulsory mask wearing (FFP2 recommended)

_ automatic body temperature scanning

_ separate entrance and exit routes with appropriate signage

_ sanitizing gel dispenser


Inside the venue:

_ As from what is indicated in the “Guidelines for the recovery of economic and social activities” dated 28 May 2021, the magazines/information/advertising/ materials and gadgets of individual exhibitor's stands can be made available to visitors only with previous sanitization of the hands, and preferably through special self-service display units (classic store display units, magazine racks, baskets or anything similar).

_ Personnel verified and certified within 48h from commencement of service 

_ Placards and signage in Italian and English illustrating the prevention rules

_ Limited capacity in the pavilions with monitoring of areas to prevent gatherings

_ Personnel charged with monitoring and ensuring compliance with the prevention measures


Stands and communal areas:

_ extraordinary sanitization of the exhibition venue on the eve of the event 

_ daily sanitization of the stands, corridors, communal areas in addition to all contact surfaces 

_ separate waste management for the collection of special refuse and PPE

_ hand sanitizer gel dispensers positioned in various points around the fair complex  


Transport:

_ shuttle bus service with fully sanitized vehicles, body temperature scanners and running with 50% occupancy (service provided only for Pitti Uomo, Bimbo and Filati).


Red Cross rapid testing hub at Piazza Stazione S.M. Novella
Operators and visitors of the fairs with access to the exhibition venues for more than 48 hours (if they have an expired negative swab result, and do not have a vaccination certificate or a certificate of complete recovery), will be able to receive a rapid antigen test without any cost, age limit or medical prescription - in the tensile structure set up by the Red Cross in Florence's Piazza Stazione, next to the Palazzina Reale, every day from 8am to 6.30pm.

HUB at Stazione Leopolda
Thanks to the collaboration between Pitti Immagine and the Italian Red Cross, the visitors with a negative swab test result that is about to expire, will be able to “renew” it by receiving a rapid antigen test - without any cost, age limit or medical prescription – in one of the tensile structures set up at the entry of Stazione Leopolda from 8.30 am to 6.00 pm

How to behave if you have symptoms
YOU CANNOT ENTER IF YOU ARE FOUND TO HAVE A BODY TEMPERATURE OF OVER 37.5°C AT THE ENTRANCE 
GO BACK TO YOUR HOME OR YOUR ACCOMMODATION IN THE CITY

IF, DURING THE FAIR, YOU NOTICE FLU-LIKE SYMPTOMS SUCH AS A HEAD COLD, COUGH, BURNING SENSATION IN YOUR  THROAT AND RESPIRATORY TRACT
CONTACT THE FAIR’S HEALTHCARE PERSONNEL AT THE ENTRY OF THE VENUE. AT THE RECEPTION OF THE FAIR, YOU WILL RECEIVE THE SANITARY INFORMATION FROM THE COVID MANAGER.

Always wear your face mask correctly making sure to cover your nose and mouth. 
Maintain a safety distance of  at least 1 meter from  the other people present.

Remember in any case to contact your family doctor to notify them of your state of health. For assistance regarding the Covid-19  emergency you can call the public services number 1500 or the regional toll-free number +39 055 90 77777
 

We will continue to keep you informed about all the #SafeWithPitti protocol measures: your safety is our priority.