Anime Central 2022 requires masks in certain regions and events – News


Masks required at guest events/speakers, dances and exhibition hall

Work crew Anime Central Wednesday’s (ACen) event confirmed regions and events that require masks at this year’s event:

  • All guest and committee events
  • dances
  • exhibition hall
  • Artist Alley
  • Games and entertainment hall

Staff will enforce masks in these areas. The conference still strongly recommends that attendees wear masks.

ACen staff announced Monday that this year’s conference will no longer require masks, a COVID-19 vaccine, or negative COVID-19 tests. The staff claimed that his policies “are based on current CDC guidelines and comply with the requirements of the Donald E. Stevens Convention Center and local and state health authorities regarding large indoor events.” Attendees must acknowledge whether they have symptoms of illness or have been near others infected with COVID-19. Staff say it will “continue to monitor requirements and guidance from state and local health departments.”

The event website also discloses that there will be no refunds or carryovers for badge holders.

Email sent to and from ACen staff indicates that this was a decision he made Midwest Animation Promotion Association (Maps) after “lack of support from the place” and “last minute connection”.

Anime Central He previously stated on Twitter on April 29 that the COVID-19 safety guidelines “won’t change before you sign up.”

Anime Central already remind Attendees said May 2 that it will require masks and COVID-19 vaccinations or negative tests.

ANN has reached out to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center (DESCC) for comment. The conference center replied, “We continue to follow the latest rules sent out by the CDC and IDPH.” CDC guidelines require masks to be worn for areas where the community level of COVID-19 is marked as “high.” Cook County, where the conference will be held, is marked at the “medium” community level, though the Illinois Department of Public Health still notes that “school districts and private businesses can continue to require masks at their discretion.”

Voice actors and conference guests Erica Mendes And Lucien Dodge open Masks will be required for attendees who wish to see them at the event. The event website notes that masks may be mandatory in some areas or upon request by guests.

Anime Central 2022 will be held at the Donald E. Stevens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois from May 20-22.

source: Anime Central

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