Health & Safety - We Are Africa


Standardised guide but subject to change, according to specific local restrictions and authorities’ guidelines.

Given that the situation is ever-changing, and we anticipate gradual loosening of restrictions in South Africa in the coming months, we will share more detailed information for We Are Africa 2022 nearer to the event.

Travel Guidelines

  • We are keeping a close eye on the entry requirements for travel to South Africa and will update this page as soon as more information has been provided. Please refer to the travel advice provided by your government
  • As it stands, neither South Africa nor We Are Africa requires visitors/attendees to be fully vaccinated. Should the South African guidelines change, we will update this webpage immediately

Hygeine & Cleaning

  • Additional cleaning of all meeting spaces throughout the day as well as overnight
  • Will provide extra hand sanitizer for all attendees
  • Will provide multiple hand sanitizing stations on the show floor


  • Floorplans will be adapted to allow increased spacing and/or one-way systems, if required
  • Additional marshals and signage onsite to ensure measures are being adhered to
  • We encourage attendees to limit physical interactions where possible (e.g. exchange of business cards)
  • Staggered and longer times for registration to minimise queuing
  • No self-service buffets


  • Participants and staff at all This is Beyond events will be asked to use items of PPE in line with local government and health authority advice. This may include wearing a face covering
  • According to local guidelines, we will carry out screening measures on a daily basis – this may include temperature checks and/or other screening processes
  • Additional medical support onsite
  • Should it be necessary, all This is Beyond events will work with local authorities to trace and contact attendees

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