Meister Media Worldwide Safe Event Protocol

Meister Media Worldwide Safe Event Protocol 

Last Updated: December 2, 2021  

We are committed to ensuring your safety and well-being. Please review this Safe Event Protocol that will be in effect for the 2021 GROW Executive Summit to help you plan for your participation.  

Please note that as the situation with COVID-19 is evolving, we too will update our protocol to align with expert guidance in order to hold a safe and fruitful in-person Summit in December. We are actively monitoring the guidance and requirements from the CDC, the City of Charlotte, and Mecklenburg County; and are working tirelessly with our facility and all event partners to create the safest possible in-person gathering for the inaugural Summit.  

When completing your registration, you will be asked to agree to follow the Safe Event Protocol in place at the time of the event, while participating at the event. We will keep you updated as things may change between now and the event dates. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns and we look forward to seeing you all again in person very soon! 

Prior to your arrival, please ensure you are aware of the symptoms of COVID-19. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, please stay home. If you start to experience any of the following COVID-19 symptoms while at the event, please contact us immediately and stay in your room.   

COVID SymptomsFever 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  

Hand Hygiene
We ask for your assistance in keeping our event safe by practicing good hand hygiene. Wash hands often, with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the event and hotel. 

Face Coverings
Consistent with requirements in place in Charlotte, all delegates will be required to wear a face-covering while indoors at the Summit, regardless of vaccination status. Masks may be temporarily removed only while actively eating or drinking.  

We are thoughtful that everyone’s personal situation is unique and the mask policies where you live and work may be different. We thank everyone for their understanding and support during this time and appreciate everyone’s commitment to come together to make this a safe space for everyone, following local guidelines. 

Please see the City of Charlotte’s FAQs on their mask mandate for more information.   

Enhanced Cleaning and Disinfection
The GROW Executive Summit will take place at the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel, a Marriott Hotel.  

To align with recommended guidance from the CDC, we have worked in concert with hotel staff to ensure a safe environment for our in-person event. This includes socially distanced seating for meals and reconfigured layouts for food and beverage service. Enhanced cleaning and sanitizing procedures are in place throughout the entire facility and in public spaces, Marriott has added to its already rigorous cleaning protocols, requiring that surfaces are treated with hospital-grade disinfectants and that this cleaning is done with increased frequency.  

In guest rooms, Marriott has added to its detailed cleaning practices, requiring all surfaces to be thoroughly cleaned with hospital-grade disinfectants. Wipes are available upon guest request at the front desk and hand sanitizing stations will be placed throughout all public spaces.  

Please see the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel website for the most up-to-date cleaning protocols.  

Physical Distancing
Event spaces have been reconfigured to accommodate physical distancing of 6 feet. Please be aware of all signage and unique requirements for each space. Please do not move furniture in suites or other event areas which have been set to accommodate physical distancing requirements. Occupancy limits and seating capacity reductions are in compliance with local and state mandates, and partitions are installed at front desks and food and beverage service lines.


Sheraton Charlotte Hotel

Marriot International Commitment to Clean

City of Charlotte COVID-19 Updates

CDC Guidance for Vaccinated People

CDC Guidance for Unvaccinated People

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