The Barcelona International Convention Centre (CCIB) management team is targeting a September reopening for its 100,000sqm convention facility.

The CCIB says it is developing strict protocols to guarantee social distancing measures and ensure maximum safety of the events, visitors and employees.

GL events manages 50 venues worldwide and has already reopened some of its centres in China.

Lockdown is due to end in Spain by July and industry professionals expect international flights will return by then, too, as the country enters a ‘new normal’.

CCIB says it will maintain hygiene and safety measures and use new technologies to adapt to hybrid event models. Among new measures and protocols the management team has drawn up there will be:

More info: CMW (Conference & Meetings World)