International venue operator launches VenueShield plan

AGM Global—previously known as AEG Ogden in Australia—will be rolling out VenueShield, a comprehensive and “best-in-class” program that provides high levels of cleanliness and safety to 325 facilities around the world.

The company operates a number of high-profile venues in Australia and New Zealand, including ICC Sydney, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre and Te Pae Christchurch.

“At the very heart of this effort is our focus on making our employees, tenants and guests safe and comfortable in a welcoming environment,” Bob Newman, President and CEO of ASM Global said.

The VenueShield protocols will change depending on the location of each facility but will follow guidelines from public health authorities and medical experts.

ASM Global has set up a VenueShield ‘task force’ who will implement the new protocols.

“These extensive measures will explore the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), food safety measures, air quality control, surface cleaning, physical/social distancing, temperature checks, thermal cameras, hand sanitizers, reduced touchpoints, contactless transactions, daily monitoring systems, and more.”

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