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2022 Exclusively Show Covid-19 safety measures 

The Exclusively Show team and the Business Design Centre (BDC) regard the health and safety of all visitors and exhibitors of paramount importance.

**We will monitor the Covid situation and provide updates as we move closer to the Show dates**.


For information, the following measures were in place for 2021:

The following measures are planned were enforced at the Exclusively Show in August 2021 to ensure the safety and comfort of all those onsite:

  1. NHS Covid Pass
    • We encourage all visitors to obtain an ‘NHS Covid Pass’ and we will ask to see these in reception.
    • Passes are easily obtained with three qualifying criteria:
      • proof of double vaccination
      • a negative Covid-19 test (of any kind) within the last 48 hours
      • a positive PCR test result in the last 180 days

(see guidance further down the page on acquiring an NHS Covid Pass)


  1. Face Masks
  • All attendees with an ‘NHS Covid Pass’ can wear face masks at their own discretion.
  • Visitors without an ‘NHS Covid Pass’ MUST wear a mask in the BDC (unless you have underlining health condition that means you are unable to wear a face covering).


  1. Virus prevention measures
  • Thermal imaging cameras are in the reception area and loading bay to detect body temperatures of new arrivals. Anyone showing a temperature of 38.0C and above will be able to wait outside in an appropriate area for 10 minutes to be re-tested.
  • We ask all visitors to wash their hands as soon as arriving at the BDC. Hand Sanitiser is available at the entrances and around the building, and hot water hand washing stations with anti-bacterial hand wash are positioned inside.
  • The BDC is a very airy, well ventilated building, and has been functioning as an NHS vaccination centre for the last few months operating under strict Covid-safe regulations.


Who can get an NHS Covid Pass?

You can get an NHS Covid Pass:

  • Two weeks after your second dose of the Covid vaccine.
  • If you've had a negative PCR test or lateral flow test result within the past 48 hours, which you've reported on the NHS website. These passes last 48 hours after the test result.
  • If you've had a positive PCR test result within the last six months and have finished self-isolating. The pass lasts for 180 days after the test result.

Further details are available on the NHS Covid Pass page

How can I get an NHS Covid pass?

You can get an NHS Covid pass either online through the NHS website or NHS app, or those who are double vaccinated can receive a Covid pass letter by calling 119.


  • Request an NHS Covid Pass via the NHS website or the NHS app
  • The NHS App is different to the NHS Covid-19 app, which is used for contact tracing. You must be registered with a GP to use the NHS app.
  • Once logged in you can request an NHS Covid Pass. The system generates a QR code, which lasts for 28 days.
  • You should only apply for your pass via the official website or app. Do not click on an unsolicited email or text as scam messages are circulating.
  • People who've had both jabs can also request an NHS Covid Pass letter by calling 119. This only shows vaccination status and has no expiry date.

Full details are available on the NHS Covid Pass page


The process is similar in other UK countries. Please click on the links below for details:

Scotland: https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid19status

Wales: https://gov.wales/get-nhs-covid-pass-show-your-vaccination-status-travel

Northern Ireland: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/get-covid-19-vaccination-northern-ireland

The virus situation is fluid so we will review regularly in the run up to the show and inform everyone if this changes