Venue

Hilton Mainz
Rheinstrasse 68
55116, Mainz
Germany
Tel: +49-6131-2450

This year’s event will be situated in Mainz, Germany because it is Europe’s leading deployer of Edge Computing. Examples include, Deutsche Telekom using Edge for its 5G network, German Rail (DB) deploying it as part of the digitalisation of its entire network and numerous examples in automobile and manufacturing in Germany, which has been a leading innovator of manufacturing practice for almost 100 years.

Preferential rate Hilton Mainz: 199 euros per night
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Travel
Travel to the Hilton Mainz hotel situated in the heart of the City, overlooking the River Rhine. This Mainz hotel is just one block away from the historic Old Town and conveniently located next to the Congress Centrum Mainz. Traveling to the Hilton Mainz hotel is easy with both Frankfurt International Airport and Frankfurt Fairground just a 20 minute drive away.

  • Frankfurt Airport At 28km
  • Frankfurt Hahn Airport At 87km

 

 

Hilton Mainz

Coronavirus/Covid-19 updates

BroadGroup has been following developments regarding the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak and will continue to monitor and assess the evolving situation. Our participants’ wellbeing and safety is at the heart of all our events and our sympathy is extended to all concerned during these very unsettling times. We are therefore committed to providing you with the most appropriate support while travelling and attending our events. We will be updating this webpage as needed.

Travelling to Germany:
The health authorities at the airports in Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich and Berlin are collaborating closely with the Robert Koch Institute and the Federal Ministry of Transport. More information can be found here regarding Germany's current advice regarding Covid-19.

12th February 2020

Our events are continuing as scheduled.

Good practice, general caution and travel advice for the Coronavirus/Covid-19

Below we’ve outlined important health and safety measures that will be in effect at our events:

Practical advice while travelling:

§  As a traveller, wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.

§  If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol

§  Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands

§  Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

Pre-requisites for attendance at the Event:

We ask for your cooperation as we enforce the following measures:

  • No travellers from the Hubei province will be permitted access to the event
  • All travellers who have been in Mainland China will need to demonstrate proof they have been outside of China 14 days prior to the event (passport stamp, health certificate).
  • All attendees will need to self-certify that they have not been in contact with anyone infected

Extra measures we are implementing for the event:

We have been working closely with the venue to ensure that the appropriate extra processes are in place for the event.

The following will be in operation:

  • Increased frequency of cleaning and disinfection around the hotel
  • Extra sanitization of public spaces and high volumes areas especially touchpoints – e.g. handrails, door handles, lift buttons, countertops, touch screens
  • Increased availability of hand sanitizers in common areas
  • Health screening and vetting of hotel staff
  • Training of Event Staff and Hotel Staff on preventative measures
  • Increased medical support onsite
  • Response plans for reported illnesses

We are also implementing the following onsite event protocols:

  • Online campaign to all our participants about guidance and protocols at the event
  • Additional signage onsite for reminders about the hygiene protocols
  • All participants will adopt a “No-handshake” policy and be issued a “No-handshake” badge
  • Exhibitors, Stands, and Meeting Rooms will be provided with guidelines and packs for maintaining hygiene standards
  • Instituting an Event Policy of reasonable and sensible social distancing (1m/3 feet)
  • Implementing a microphone disinfecting policy between Speakers
  • Implementing and communicating protocols for prompt medical assistance and screening for attendees who feel ill during the event

These measures will also be communicated with our exhibitors onsite, suppliers and contractors.  We urge all our participants to take caution and follow these guidelines as they are the best methods suggested against contamination from the virus.

For more information about precautionary actions, please read the WHO guidance.

We are regularly reviewing best practice procedures and will update our advice accordingly